RE EARTH PETITION AGAINST THE CHINESE IS RACIST SAM DUNCOMBE MUST EXPLAIN

Editor’s note: Elcott Coleby of BIS puts Sam Duncombe’s racist campaign in perspective From: Elcott Coleby <egcoleby44@gmail.com>; To: Sam Duncombe <sam@reearth.org>; Subject: Re: Bahamian Against Chinese Fishing petition hits over 2700 supporters Sent: Sun, Nov 6, 2016 12:17:24 PM Ms Duncombe Well I will end where I started. The draft proposal (for discussion only) submitted […]

Chinese Investments Under the Free National Movement

Diplomatic Relations Started By the Free National Movement in 1997 2010 2.5 Billion Dollars Baha Mar with China Export-Import Bank. – 8.500 foreign labor work permits – 79% Chinese workers and 21% Bahamian workers China Construction America 2009 58.6 Million increased Loan with China Export-Import Bank Airport Gateway Project to LPIA. – 200 Chinese workers […]

WHATEVER WILL WE DO WITH CANDIA DAMES?

The journalistic vixen from hell was at it again in the press with the exposure of a purloined ( in case you don’t know that means stolen) document to tell the bold faced lie that The Bahamas government was contemplating allowing Chinese to fish in The Bahamas in exchange for an investment of 2.1  billion […]

THE IRRATIONALITY OF THE BAHAMIAN VOTER

Last week, there was a remarkable exchange in the press.  One day the Attorney General Allyson Gibson got in the paper and said that the reason she thought people were not registering is because they were confused about the procedures.  The next day the Parliamentary Commissioner Sherlyn Hall got in the press and said he […]

PLP CHAIR TO FNM: DON’T PROMOTE RACISM

FNM must decry misinformation on agriculture and marine resources proposal Bradley B. Roberts National Chairman Progressive Liberal Party I am concerned about the level of misinformation being spewed into the public domain in the wake of the authorization letter to our embassy in China to pursue economic opportunities for Bahamians in the agriculture and marine […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD 

Chicago LANSING, Illinois – The Honourable Michael C Fountain, Bahamas Honorary Consul to Chicago, brought greetings on behalf of the Bahamas Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs to the Honourable Robin L. Kelly, U. S. Representative, Illinois – 2nd Congressional District, at her event celebrating The Honourable John R. Lewis, U. S. Representative, Georgia – […]

THIS WEEK CONTINUED…

Marriage Officers and Notaries Public go digital Attorney General Senator Allyson Maynard-Gibson held a press conference on Tuesday of this week to announce further digitalization of the Registrar General’s Department, effectively improving the ease of doing business in The Bahamas. “It is now possible, as we speak” said Maynard-Gibson, “for persons to view the list […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELCOTT COLEBY

31 October to 4 November This week in Parliament The Bahamas Parliament met on Wednesday of this week and as expected Parliamentarians provided updates on the restoration efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Additionally and at long last the Public Accounts Committee tabled its report on the Urban Renewal Small Homes repair program. Prime […]

Alfred Sears Responds To The Minister Of Tourism

Alfred M. Sears October 31, 2016 It is indeed curious but not surprising the headline attributed to my Honourable colleague and the Minister of Tourism in yesterday’s Nassau Guardian. The Caribbean Muzik Festival is a matter that I have addressed on several occasions. I refer the press to my earlier release on the matter dated […]

We Ask Americans Again To Vote For Hilary Clinton

So the election is going to take place in the United States on 8 November.  When last we visited this subject, we thought that the insurgent candidate Donald Trump was done.  Then the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation intervened by saying that it was looking again at the Clinton emails, which set off a […]

Bahamian Ambassador To China Clarifies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2nd November 2016 BAHAMAS AMBASSADOR TO THE PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA RESPONDS TO MEDIA REPORTS ABOUT AGRICULTURE AND MARINE RESOURCES PROJECT In pursuit of my responsibilities as Ambassador to China I have engaged in vigorous discussions within China to generate new economic activity for The Bahamas.  The objective is to attract and […]

Bradley Roberts Slams D’Aguilar

Press Statement Bradley B Roberts National Chairman Progressive Liberal Party November 1st, 2016 Only Fools Rush In Where Wise Men Fear To Tread Immediately following the disclosure of Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Ltd (CTFE) of Hong Kong as the selected purchaser of the Baha Mar Resort, Sarkis Izmirlian’s chief surrogate, mouthpiece and parachuted FNM Candidate […]

Congratulations To Judith Gibson 42 Years As A Public Officer 

After 42 years of loyal service to the Post Office, Mrs. Judith Gibson officially retired at a banquet on Saturday 5 November in San Salvador.  There for the occasion was the Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis and his wife and Fred Mitchell, the Foreign Minister.  Her husband was there for the occasion as well.

THE MISS FOX HILL PAGEANT

Maltese Davis who is a community  activist, artist and dance teacher, has revived the  Miss Fox Hill beauty pageant. It is a chance  for  young  women  to get exposure  to poise  and presentation. The judges  had  a look at the young  women  on Saturday 5 November after a float  parade  through  the streets  of Fox Hill. […]