COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT COLEBY The year 2015 was a year of firsts and transition for The Bahamas, with critical pieces of transformational legislation changing The Bahamas forever. Our Prime Minister became the effective political head of CARICOM and the country continued its fight with Mother Nature and the socially vexing challenge of crime. Prime […]
On The Murder of Snapper’s Owner Deangelo Bethel A Fox Hill Businessman 3rd January 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Early this morning, I learned to my chagrin, shock and sorrow that another contributor to the Fox Hill economy, a productive young businessman was shot dead and his wife and another passenger in the car injured. I […]
Sir Franklin Wilson Sir Charles Carter Dame Anita Allen On 31st December, Buckingham Palace announced the awards to Bahamians for service to their country. These were headlined by knighthoods to businessman Franklin Wilson, broadcaster and former Minister of Government Charles Carter and the now President of the Court of Appeal Anita Allen. So from […]
Fred Mitchell MP Fox Hill with constituents outside St Mark’s Church Fox Hill after Rodney Mackey’s funeral 2 January. The women are the family of Mr Sam and Essie Ferguson and Ms Olive Mackey, sister of the deceased.
Fred Mitchell MP Fox Hill with the family of Blaise and Serena Rolle and their four boys after the funeral of Mr Rolle’s brother Peter at St Anselm’s Church 2 January.
Fred Mitchell MP with Ken “ Motorboat” Ferguson , the Leader of the Classic Dancers at Freeport’s Junkanoo Parade on New Year’s Day 2016. Fred Mitchell MP at Freeport Junkanoo on New Year’s Day 2016 with constituent Mildred Pratt Fred Mitchell MP with Tanasis Rolle of the Classic Dancers at the Freeport Junkanoo Parade […]
Businessman Een Colebrooke with Senator Jerome Gomez at Boxing Day Junkanoo in Nassau “Genesis or what?” Asks Athama Bowe Senator Keith Bell with his sister at Boxing Day Junkanoo Speaker of the House Dr. Kendal Major with his wife at Boxing Day Junkanoo The inimitable Irrington “Minky” Isaacs, Deputy Chair of the […]
The United States Justice system can do some stupid things. The latest example of stupidity and injustice is charging Bill Cosby, the Black American comedian on Wednesday 30 December 2015 with rape for an incident long buried in 2004. Stupid is what stupid does.
Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell at midnight mass New Year’s eve Church of the Ascension in Freeport 31 December 2015. In the pew Senator Tanisha Tynes and her mother Attorney Ingrid Tynes.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell was invited by the Chief Councilor for Freeport Chervita Campbell to the annual family reunion of the Campbell family in Freeport. The Councilor is a sister of the late friend of Mr. Mitchell Richardson Campbell who used to edit the Freeport News. He attended in 2014 and now again this year. He is […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ms. Lia Head, one of the principal organizers of the HeadKnowles Hurricane Joaquin Relief effort that was so effective in bringing relief to families in the Central Bahamas in the aftermath of the devastation caused by Hurricane Joaquin in October, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United […]
Government House announced on New Year’s Eve, that 26 Bahamians from all walks of life have been named in Her Majesty the Queen’s 2016 New Year’s Honours list for exemplary service to the country. Receiving top honours or Knighthoods of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George are Franklin Wilson for services […]
Pictured are: DPM DAVIS, MINISTER HALKITIS, MINISTER KHAALIS ROLLE, CHAIRMAN MILLER, RICARDO MONCUR, Personal Assistant to DPM, GREGORY MILLER, President APEX; JAMES ROLLE, President PROLINE; ROBERT DEAL, Deputy General Manager; GLEN LAVILLE, General Manager Nassau, Bahamas – The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) signed two contracts today totaling over $4 Million to extend water […]
From the desk of Dr. Michael Darville, Minister for Grand Bahama: December 31, 2015 On December 24th, 2015, Mr. Kevin Tomlinson, the Founder and Director of the Grand Bahama Youth Choir, while performing at Memories Resort, was abruptly asked to leave the resort property by the General Manager, Mr. Gabriel Varella. Memories Resort is on […]
This briefing is to address a number of matters relating to the policies of the Department of Immigration in The Bahamas and how they are being applied. As a first step though I want to address the issue of the complaint against the Memories General Manager. As you know this is a matter that is […]