The Prime Minister Perry Christie, the former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham and the Leader of the Opposition Hubert Minnis MP. The photo was taken at the funeral for Rev. Enoch Backford II at the Enoch Backford Auditorium on Saturday 19th September. The photo is by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services.
Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Cuban Ambassador Ernesto Soberon Guzman at farewell call of the Ambassador on 15 September.
Can anyone give an example of a time when a microphone was placed in front of Dionisio D’Aguilar, the Chair of Abaco Markets and a Director of the Bahamar project and he simply kept quiet or said no comment. For Christ sake. This man simply talks too damn much and has no idea what he […]
Hope Strachan, Minister for Financial Services Well Hope Strachan, the Minister for Financial Services threw down the gauntlet to the Bar Association about an alleged cartel or closed shop that they run here where it does not allow foreign lawyers to practice in The Bahamas by opening their own law firms here. Here is what […]
Havana – The Council of State of the Republic of Cuba, on the occasion of the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis, has agreed to the release of 3522 prisoners. The Embassy of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas received the good news on Friday afternoon 11th September, 2015 when Ambassador Adams was officially notified by […]
Nassau, Bahamas 18 September – Hon. Kenred Dorsett Minister for The Environment and Housing responds to DEPP Draft Legislation Comments Made By Attorney Romauld Ferreira: I note with interest the comments attributed to Attorney Romauld Ferreira in the local media, purporting to speak on behalf of the Save the Bays environmental group. As all should […]
18 September 2015 Nassau, Bahamas – The following is the Communication to the House of Assembly by the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie on September 16th: Mr. Speaker, Having regard to the national importance of the Baha Mar resort project and its delayed opening resulting from the financial difficulties of the Developer and the ensuing […]
THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (14 – 18 SEPTEMBER 2015) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT COLEBY Christie to offer again for leader at PLP’s November convention All speculations in the print and electronic media, social media, around the cooler and in the barber shops came to an end on Thursday when Prime Minister Christie announced his intent to […]
Last week there were a number of curious reactions to the column and this particular paragraph; mainly that we had gone too far:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ambassador Abigail de Perez Castro, Education Coordinator of the OAS Department of Human Development and Education?, paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Newry on Wednesday , September 16, 2015, and advised on the ongoing efforts at the OAS to construct an Inter-American Education Agenda. The framework for the Agenda focuses on three […]