Fred Mitchell Thanks His Workers For Referendum

The following statement as issue by Fred Mitchell MP for Fox Hill for those who helped him in the referendum campaign and the voting day on 7 June:    Mr. Mitchell is shown greeting voters on 7 June outside Sandilands Primary School  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8 June 2017  I wish to thank all of the members of […]

The PM, The Chief Justice And The Minister

This photo was taken at the Government House on the day of the presentation of insignia and awards for the Queens New Year’s honours on Thursday 2nd June.  It shows the Prime Minister Perry Christie, the Chief Justice Sir Hartman Longley and Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell.  The photo is by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services.  

Dame Marguerite In London

Dame Marguerite speaks with Prince William.   The Queen invited the Governors General of what the British call the Realms to a small party to mark her 90th birthday in London on Thursday 9th June.  Governor General Dame Marguerite attended from The Bahamas and is shown greeting Prince Charles and sitting with the other Governor General for the […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (6-10 JUNE)

By Elcott Coleby Bahamians reject all four gender equality referendum bills The biggest story of the week was the second constitutional referendum in The Bahamas’ forty-two year history as an independent nation; the historic vote was held on Tuesday of this week. The referendum sought to create gender equality in citizenship matters involving both spouses and children […]

LORETTA BUTLER TURNER SLAMS MINNIS

The Tribune reported these words of Loretta Butler Turner FNM MP about the Leader of her party Dr. Hubert Minnis and his role in the failure of the  referendum on 7 June In her own words are reported on 9th June: “ He should have stood by his original convictions and not shift mid-stream depending on which […]

THE VOTE FAILS (IGNORANCE PREVAILS)

Prime Minister Perry Christie with Sean McWeeney Q C, Chairman of the Constitutional Commission. Congratulations are in order for the referendum event on 7 June to the Constitutional Commissioner and its Chair Sean McWeeney, to Lynn Holowesko, Lady Sharon Wilson, Cheryl Buzzard and Heather Hunt, Brandice Duncanson and Rubie Nottage.  You all did a great job. […]