Service for Independence at St Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Delray, Florida

Photo with the priest and attendees after church. Rev Marcia Beam presided. She is a Bahamian descendant. Remarks by Fred Mitchell MP Minister of Foreign Affairs St Matthew’s Church  Delray, Florida  5th July 2015  It is a pleasure to be back here.  I say that because this was a place I visited very often as a child.  I […]

PM DEMITS AS HEAD OF CARICOM

He came to Bridgetown against the backdrop of the collapse of the multibillion dollar investment in Nassau known as Bahamar and the perfidy of the developer in its relations with the Government.  Nevertheless he stuck to the themes of education for the young, solving the problem of their sense of hopelessness and joblessness, he spoke […]

U. S. INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS 239 YEARS

Henry Bostwick QC, Dame Marguerite Governor General, Janet Bostwick, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and A Lisa Johnson, US Charge for the United States in The Bahamas. Our congratulations to the United States of America on the occasion of its 239th anniversary of independence.  The occasion was marked by the attendance of the Governor General […]

THE GOVERNMENT’S SECOND STATEMENT ON BAHAMAR

Yesterday, without notice, Baha Mar filed a bankruptcy Chapter 11 petition in Delaware USA. This action was taken at a point when my personal intervention over several months with all three parties involved, led to substantial agreement on a packaged solution for additional funding by China Export Import Bank, the resumption of construction work by […]

Brent Symonette Has Something To Say On Bahamar

“ . . .This shows a degree of disrespect and contempt for the government of the Bahamas, ailment ” Mr Symonette said.  “I would have hoped that the developers would have at least let the government and, especially Mr Christie, know since they claim to want a good working relationship.”  “What hasn’t come out yet […]