Prime Minister Named Man Of The Year

Wendall Jones, the Publisher of the Bahama Journal and CEO of Jones Communication, presents the Prime Minister with the annual Man of The Year Award at Melia Nassau Beach Hotel on Friday 22 January. The photo is by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services.  The award was given for the Prime Minister in his role as […]

John Bostwick Not Sentenced Yet

Former Senator John Bostwick has not yet been sentenced for the guilty verdict that was pronounced on his having bullets without authority in his luggage.  The Magistrate agreed to an adjournment on Friday 23 January.  They had quite an assemblage there for the sentencing including Sir Arthur Foulkes, unhealthy former Governor General and the Anglican Bishop Laish […]

Byron Woodside Former FNM Minister Now A PLP

Byron Woodside who was once a Minister in the last FNM administration and the MP for Pinewood is now a PLP.  Fred Mitchell, the Foreign Minister, often says that the PLP and the FNM are like baseball teams.  You get traded from one team to the next.  So here we go.  In the last month two high profile FNMs […]

A Winner of the Martin Luther King Essay Competition

The U.S. Embassy released this statement in which it said it was to highlight one of the winners of the 10th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay contest. This year’s theme came from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous speech entitled, I Have a Dream where Dr. King shared his dream of a world […]

Bahamas Striping Thanks Fred Mitchell MP

  Bahamas Striking wrote: Eastwood basketball court was the first court in Nassau to be rejuvenated and striped in the Bahamian flag colors. This rejuvenation will stop potholes and cracks from developing on the court and comes with a 3 year guarantee! Thank you to The Hon. Minister Fred Mitchell, The Member of Parliament for […]

Archdeacon Brown Dismissed

You may remember a story that surfaced in the press last year when the late Bismark Coakley was buried from St Agnes Church in Grants Town in New Providence.  During the service the rector of the church then Archdeacon Ranfurly Brown sounded off in public about the fact that the Prime Minister Perry Christie and other speakers […]

This Week Continued…

Prime Minister Christie managed a particularly hectic and very public schedule this week beginning with a short trip to Miami on Monday, pills 18th January 2016. Mr. Christie then flew to Jamaica early Tuesday morning to address the Jamaica Stock Exchange’s Regional Investments and Capital Markets Conference in Kingston. The Prime Minister talked about accountability, […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

  NEW YORK — Dr. James S. Moore, CEO/President; Mr. Bert G. Davi, Chief Administrator; and Mr. Gary C. Lantrip, Special Representative, all of Project One, Inc. United Nations, an ECOSOC NGO since 2003, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming, Bahamas Ambassador to the United Nations and Permanent Representative to the […]

BEWARE PLPS IN FOX HILL DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE HER

This is the FNM’s next candidate for the Fox Hill Constituency Shonnell Ferguson.  Much of the commentary on the announcement is that she will have a steep hill to climb in order to win, find having been defeated by 876 votes last time in 2012.  But Fred Mitchell, the incumbent Fox Hill MP, speaking at his branch […]

MITCHELL AT THE ASSOCIATION OF CARIBBEAN STATES

Petionville, malady Haiti, January 19th, 2016 – The city of Petionville, Haiti, welcomed Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Vice Ministers, Ambassadors and other delegations, as well as the representatives of international organisations attending the 21st Ordinary Meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), convened on January 19, 2016. President of the Republic […]

WE HOPE MEMORIES RESORT LEARNS ITS LESSON

File photo of the Grand Bahama Youth Choir Three weeks ago on this site, we revealed that a Manager at Memories, the resort in Grand Bahama, had insulted a group of young Bahamians invited to perform at the Memories Resort property for Christmas with their director Kevin Tomlinson.  The expat manager told them when they were […]