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THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS….CONTINUED

On Tuesday of this week, Standard and Poor’s cut the sovereign credit rating of The Bahamas from BBB+/A-2 to BBB-/A-3, citing “depressed (economic) growth” and the ongoing Baha Mar dispute as the principal reasons. In its assessment, the credit agency predicted economic growth of less than one percent over the next several years and a […]

Mitchell Responds At Kiwanis Over The Hill To Fred Smith On Immigration

 The second issue I wish to address is the immigration policies of the government. These were announced almost fifteen months ago and came into force on 1st November.  Most people are complying with the law and the policies.  Everyone must have a passport of their nationality if they are not Bahamian. Everyone must have a […]

DARVILLE HAS BACK TO SCHOOL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Susan J. Wallace Center and playground came alive on Saturday, August 22, 2015 as scores of people gathered in anticipation of the start of the annual Pineridge Back to School’ giveaway, hosted by the Member of Parliament for Pineridge, the Honourable Dr. Michael Darville. Excitement filled the air as hundreds of […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

  Officials from the Commonwealth Secretariat, The Bahamas High Commission London and The Bahamas Ministry of Education held a post meeting to evaluate the outcomes of The 19th Commonwealth Conference of Education Minister’s meeting held in Nassau this past June. The London branch of the steering committee and Commonwealth countries represented at the diplomatic level sung […]