Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration at National Heroes Day Observances Botanic Gardens 12 October 2015 Check against delivery This is special honour for me to speak here this morning, having been a part of the genesis of the national lobbying effort and the eventual legislative passage that created this holiday in substitution for what […]
Brian Seymour Part I The government of the Bahamas exists for one reason only that is to provide and preserve the peace for the rights of all individuals and encourage the peaceful and orderly development of its people within its territory. It is also the duty of the government to defend the rule of law. […]
Photos by Derek Smith of the Bahamas Information Services Deputy Prime Minister The Hon. Phillip E, Brave Davis, offically open the 20th Annual International Culture Wine & Food Festival. on Saturday October 17, 2015, at The Botanical Gardens.The event was originally conceived to recognize United Nations Day, is slated for 17-18 October, 2015 from 10 […]
The place was St Anselm’s Catholic Church in Fox Hill. The Fox Hill Branch with the MP Fred Mitchell turned out in full force. The ritual, a funeral for our fallen brother Sidney Logan. He was the strength of the PLP Branch in Fox Hill. He was committed to our cause. A fine young man. […]
Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with from left Gershan Major Cultural Committee member, Janet Johnson, Chair International Cultural Festival Committee, the Minister, Eric Carey, Committee Member and Calvin Brown, Urban Renewal Fox Hill on 17 October at the Botanic Gardens.
Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell at the Dept of Immigration from left Glenardo Smith, Linda Ramsey Thompson, the Minister and Carmen Brown. They are from the Audit Department. 15 October.
Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Alphonso Bowe of Jet Aviation and High Commissioner Picewell Forbes at Foreign Affairs HQ on 14th October.
Tribune photo The following statement was issued by the Bahamas Information Services on 16th October: 16 October 2015 Joint Statement Department of Environmental Health Services The Department of Immigration For Immediate Release Acting pursuant to lawful notices served on residents of an unlawful settlement in the Gamble Heights area of New Providence, the Department of Environmental Health began […]
(There’s A Big Fucking Surprise)
Dr. Rodney Smith, President of COB Rodney Smith, President of the College of The Bahamas wrote this op ed piece in the press on Saturday 17th October appealing to the press to behave itself in a more ethical fashion when it comes to the use of frank internally generated documents by the College of The […]
Mark Humes Union President Alfred Sears Q C COB Chairman Last week, the country was amused by the comments of the President of the Union of Tertiary Educators of The Bahamas Mark Humes calling for the resignation of the Chair of the College Council Alfred Sears. Mr. Humes who is also a part of […]
You know all the quotes: the best laid plans of mice and men often go algay; never seek to know for whom the bell tolls it tolls for thee. What can you say? He was 54 years old. Bishop Harry Collie is how most PLPs knew him. He was getting back on his feet financially […]
Sunday, October 11th, 2015 – New team of Social Workers arriving in Long Island to complete assessments met by Minister Griffin and Deputy Director Quant-Forbes. Continue the good work team!
What a difference a year or two makes or even a decade. Sebass Bastian of Island Luck Numbers House recalled that when he was a high school student, he had problems getting women to look at him. That changed dramatically when at the age of 19 he had two million in the bank and was […]
15th October 2015
The work of the committee responsible for National Heroes Day as a national holiday continues. That committee was established in 1989 with the Hon. Fred Mitchell, the Hon. Loretta Butler Turner and Canon Sebastian Campbell to formally honour Sir Milo Butler. So having secured the second Monday in October to honour Bahamian heroes, the lobbying […]
Prime Minister Perry Christie led the train of Government officials who oversaw the first class of maritime officers to graduate from the Lowell Mortimer Academy on Friday 16th October. Thirty three persons graduated. The photos are by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services
NEW YORK: The Hon. Forrester J. Carroll, Bahamas Consul General to New York, attended an exhibition on Friday, April 24, 2015, at the Kazakhstan Mission to the United Nations. Entitled “ATOM PROJECT: Abolish Testing Our Mission,” the exhibition was hosted by Ambassador Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations. It was […]
Hope Strachan, Minister of Financial Services, has announced that plans for the establishment of an international commercial arbitration centre are well under way. “We believe that establishing The Bahamas as a major international arbitration hub, will not only complement our legal profession, but also our financial services, maritime services, foreign direct investment projects, and internal […]