The Future Of Grand Bahama

Prime Minister Perry Christie, doctor   Attorney General Allyson Gibson,  CEO of the Hutchison Port Group in Grand Bahama Godfrey Smith and Foreign Minster Fred Mitchell at a dinner held by the Hutchison Port Group in London to discuss the future of their investment in the city of Freeport on 2nd December.  The photo is by Peter Ramsay of […]

Ralph Gonsalves Wins Again In St Vincent

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves at the rally last Sunday 6th December at the new jet port, which is a first for St Vincent built by Dry Gonsalves’ Government, who was then now seeking a 4th consecutive term. Dry Gonsalves flew into the airport on a LIAT ATR to show the […]

Picewell Forbes Joins His Constituents For Christmas

    The three photos were taken at the annual Christmas Programme for the Central Andros High School Christmas Party.  Shown are the children performing  while Apostle Dorinda Dean, MP Picewell Forbes District Superintendent  of Education  Emily Miller and Principal Wanda Dean in Love Hill, Andros on Friday 11 December.

COMBATTING GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

NASSAU, Bahamas (BIS) — Unified involvement is going to be required if The Bahamas is to successfully honour its obligations to the eradication of gender-based violence, particularly against women with disabilities. A World Health Organization (WHO) report indicates that emotional, physical and sexual abuse of women with disabilities “is a problem of crisis proportions,” persons […]

MITCHELL REPONDS TO LOFTUS ROKER

The following statement was delivered in the House of Assembly on 9th November in answer to an interview with the press The Tribune , published by former Minister A Loftus Roker about the future of The Bahamas and its political leaders: Finally, I address generally the subject of the doom and gloom that is again […]

Statement On Baroness Scotland

House of Assembly, Nassau 9 December 2015 I now turn to the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Malta: Mr. Speaker, this meeting brings together every two years 53 countries from across the former British Empire. For The Bahamas we continue as members because it is an efficient form of diplomacy. We get the opportunity […]

MITCHELL ANSWERS FRED SMITH

The following communication was delivered to the House of Assembly on Wednesday 9th  December in answer to a series of statements made by the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association on immigration policies in The Bahamas.  You may click here for the full statement by Fred Mitchell, prescription the Minister for Immigration. COMMUNICATION BY FRED MITCHELL MP MINISTER […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (7 DECEMBER – 11 DECEMBER 2015) BY ELCOTT COLEBY

This day in Parliament Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie delivered his fourth update to the House on hurricane restoration efforts in the south east Bahamas. He said in each of his three previous updates – October 7th, October 21st and November 4th – he provided incremental updates on where the country was in terms of the […]