Picewell Forbes Opens Cancer Care Centre In Central Andros

Congratulations to the MP for Central and South Andros Picewell Forbes who joined his constituents to officially open the Central Andros Cancer Society Care Centre in Love Hill on 4th December.  The president of the local chapter is Elizabeth Hanna.  Joining them were Doris Adderley former educator and Fr. Neil Nairn of St. Stephen’s Anglican parish in Andros.

Statement On Immigration By Fred MitchellFred Mitchell MP

Hubert Chipman MP    Fred Mitchell MP  The following statement was issued by Fred Mitchell MP, the Minister of Foreign Affair from Paris, France in answer to a press statement by the Opposition’s spokesman on Foreign Affairs: 1 December 2015  The Bahamas government constantly reviews all matters relating to intelligence and security at the borders […]

Fred Mitchell In Grenada

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell is pictured with Prime Minister Keith Mitchell of Grenada and Prime Minister Keith Rowley with the Ministers for Sports of Barbados Stephen Lashley and Antigua Everly Paul Chet Greene .  The Minister was representing the Prime Minister Perry Christie at a specially convened meeting of Caricom dealing with the future of West Indian Cricket […]

Bahamasair’s New Plane Arrives In Nassau

        Story by Athama Bowe Tuesday, December, 1st, 2015, Bahamasair took another step to upgrade its Fleet, in order to reduce costs, improve Customer Service and extend the Routing. The Bahamas Government supported the submission of the Board, Chairman Valentine Grimes and Hon. DPM Philip Brave Davis. DPM Hon. Brave Davis expressed […]

Leslie Miller Says Some Things On NHI And Marching

Leslie Miller is one of the main back bench supporters of the National Health Insurance plan of The Bahamas government.  Here is what he had to say in his own words to the head of the private insurances association who is urging the government not to go ahead with the programme they presently propose and also […]

Loftus Roker Says It’s Time To The PM

Hon. A Loftus Roker The former Minister for National Security Loftus Roker under the PLP had this to say to The Tribune about the PLP, its leader and its incumbency, published on 4th December.  Mr. Roker reflects the current but unspoken sentiment in many quarters but the problem is that this kind of bleating in public is […]

NATIONAL HONOURS BILL DISCUSSED IN FREEPORT

By Simon Lewis Bahamas Information Services FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – The Reverend Canon Sebastian Campbell, Chairperson of the National Heroes Committee along with Fred Munnings was in Grand Bahama Thursday seeking input on matters relating to the National Honours Bill 2015. Also travelling with Canon Campbell was David L. Forbes, Secretary of the National Honours Committee. The […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

Businessman Alphonso Bowe of the Jet Centre at the Lynden Pindling International Airport  led a delegation of business people to Havana to see into a possible fixed based operation in Havana.  With him was Picewell Forbes MP South Andros and Ambassador for The Bahamas to Caricom.  They paid a call on the Ambassador to Cuba for The Bahamas […]

PM ADDRESS on Small Island Developing States and the Climate Challenge

07:30 – 09:30 am at the Pershing Hall Hotel, 49, rue Pierre Charron – 75008 1 December, 2015 Paris Statement Mr. Moderator, The Bahamas welcomes this opportunity to participate in such a timely dialogue on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and the Climate Challenge. Yesterday, we outlined our positions going into the final leg of […]

Prime Minister Perry Christie address at the Conference of Parties on Climate Change on 30th November

30 November – 11 December 2015, Paris, France Statement  Mr. President,  I wish to avail myself of the opportunity to express again on behalf of the people of The Bahamas our sincere condolences to the French nation and the families of the victims of the recent atrocities committed in this beautiful city.  We hope that […]

IS THE UNITED STATES A SAFE PLACE TO BE?

In a few days, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Bahamas is likely to publish its annual warning to Bahamian citizens travelling to the United States and in particular South Florida.  Do not leave your passports and important documents in your cars.  There are always spates of robberies around this time of year in the parking […]

YOUNG PEOPLE ARE EVERYTHING…THE ONLY THING

The unlucky and then lucky people of Burkina Faso were in the streets celebrating last week the election of their new President.  This is the first newly elected President in free and fair elections in 27 years.  As they cheered and the 50 year old banker gave the ritual speeches, the press went and spoke to some […]