PHOTO OF THE WEEK

THE PM AND THE CONGRESS WOMAN: U S Rep Fredericka Wilson of Miami, Florida visited the Prime Minister Philip Davis on Friday 25 November 2022. She has a Bahamian grandmother and wears her signature hats in tribute to her grandmother. Our photo of the week.

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CELEBRATING 69 YEARS AS A POLITICAL PARTY

The Progressive Liberal Party announced itself to the world on the 23rd November 2022.  This was written by Cyril Stevenson, the first Secretary General of the party and one of the three founders of the party.  The other two were Henry Milton Taylor, later Governor General and William Cartwright. Mr. Taylor as he then was, […]

WOMEN MARK THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE VOTE

Dame Janet Bostwick, the first woman elected to the House, with Glenys Hanna Martin and other female politicians past and present. There was an interesting time in the House of Assembly on Wednesday 23rd November 2022.  The women of the Parliament caused a special joint session of the Senate and the House to commemorate the […]

THE US MEDIA TRYING TO FIND DIRT IN THE BAHAMAS ON FTX

Last week, the U S media was all over The Bahamas searching for dirt and portending doom and gloom.  Headlines by the Wall Street Journal that claimed that the sky was going to fall in The Bahamas because  FTX failed and well we had put such high hopes on it in The Bahamas and now […]

THE EU COURT RULES ON PRIVACY FOR COMPANY REGISTER

Looks like the countries of the south are finally getting some balls and doing something to challenge the tyranny of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on the tax laws they are seeking to impose unilaterally on the world and the EU and their insistence of violating the privacy of individuals over tax information. […]

S AND P SIGNALS A GOOD FUTURE DESPITE FTX

The Chairman of the party Fred Mitchell said in a podcast earlier in the week that there will be no material effect by the collapse of FTX on The  Bahamas. That, of course, wouldn’t be good enough. He after all speaks Greek and you know what they say about him,  however, the S& P came […]

KOVATS THE CRAZY AND HIS THREE BILLION

There was a startling headline carried by The Tribune ( no big surprise there) saying that an investor Mirko Kovats, who is pissed off that he was not allowed to buy Treasure Cay, was suing the government for three billion dollars.  What a joke. The fellow Kovats do not enjoy a good reputation as an […]

in passing

Fred Mitchell At the official opening of the Legal Year

At the official opening of the Legal Year for the Industrial Tribunal Fred Mitchell with President Indira Francis, Minister of State Jomo Campbell, Prime Minister Philip Davis, Minister of Labour Keith Bell, Justice of Appeal Jon Isaacs, and the other Vice Presidents or the Tribunal at Saffrey Square 21 November 2022.

Fred Mitchell Reflects on Grand Bahama

I have been away from Grand Bahama for too long. It is a place that rivals Exuma for the claim to paradise. This photo is a reflection after the morning run. I see where the old domestic departure terminal for Bahamasair is being repaired. Praise God. I assume, thanks to the Minister of Tourism, that […]

Fred Mitchell Celebrates Thanksgiving Day at Sandilands Primary

Fred Mitchell MP Fox Hill addressing the students of Sandilands Primary School on their Thanksgiving Day 25 November 2022

FNM SEARCHING FOR A CAUSE

The poor Leader of the Opposition Michael Pintard, he has to worry about so much going on in his own organization. There is a rearguard flank that is trying to unseat him.  There you have at the head of the attempt the former Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, who disregards party discipline and does what he […]

Ryan To Speak To The Nation On FTX

Happy Birthday Mrs. Ann Marie Davis, Wife Of The PM

The 22 November 2022 was the birthday of the wife of the Prime Minister ANN Marie Davis.  She was treated to a birthday gift by the staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where the Office of the Spouse is housed. Happy birthday.

Mitchell At The Memorial For Dennisha

Fred Mitchell MP Fox Hill speaking at the memorial service at Sandilands Primary School for Dennisha Balfour five years old who died of a respiratory illness affecting young children. 23 November 2022

Thanksgiving Lunch In Fox Hill

Scenes from the Seniors Luncheon today at the Fox Hill Community Centre. 24 November 2022.  The photo shows the full hall at the Community Centre and the presentation of a thank you gift to Rev. Patrick Rahming and Mrs. Rahming of Mt Carey Baptist Church for the message on the occasion.

The FNM On FTX Then: The FNM On FTX Now

The PLP’s Press Conference for Founder’s Day

23rd November 2022