National Heroes Day Observances – Remarks by Fred Mitchell

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 […]

A DAY AT THE INTERNATIONAL FAIR

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 […]

We Buried Our friend And Colleague Sidney Logan

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.  […]

International Cultural Festival Begins.. Ends Sunday 18th October

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.

Gamble Heights Cleared

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 […]

THIS WEEK CONTINUED…

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 […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

  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 […]

CREATING AN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION CENTRE

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 […]