DPM Lays Rembrance Wreath 13 November At Cenotaph. Photo by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services
The election in the United States is over and now the Republican Party has both the White House and the Congress in its hands. There are plenty of people who are preaching doom and gloom. We think it is going to be bad but not gloom. The defeat of the forces of racism, misogyny and […]
The Free National Movement and its Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis thinks he has the PLP on the run. This is fed by the fact that the PLPs who are defending the action to open talks on fishing funding by Chinese capitalists won’t shut up but never mind. They keep digging themselves a deeper hole by […]
(Photos by Peter Ramsay and Derek Smith of the Bahamas Information Services) 10 November 2016 The procession led by the Prime Minister Perry Christie with the Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis, the Leader of the Opposition Dr. Hubert Minnis and the Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald on the University of The Bahamas came into being. […]
From the Road of Transition to the Road of Possibilities: The Role of the University of The Bahamas in National Development Address by The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie Prime Minister and Minister of Finance On the Occasion of The Charter Day of the University of The Bahamas, 10th November, 2016 Protocol having been established, […]
THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (7th – 11th November 2016) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT COLEBY This Week in Parliament The Bahamas Parliament (Lower House) met on Monday of this week to debate and pass the Construction Contractors Bill; the Bill’s sponsor was Deputy Prime Minister the Hon. Philip Brave Davis. The Construction Contractors Bill 2016 was […]
Washington D C WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mr. Anthony Gibson, his wife Mrs. Vianna Gibson, son Raoul and daughter-in-law Amber visited the Embassy of The Bahamas, 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, and were welcomed by His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States. Mr. Gibson, who works with the Bahamas […]
Newly called to the Bar lawyer Barry Griffin is getting his feet quickly wet in civic life by joining the United States Embassy’s party to watch the election returns from American. He posted this on this Facebook page: “Great pleasure to have been invited to watch the U.S. Presidential Election results at the Residence of […]
The newly minted international airport at Cockburn Town in San Salvador is ready for use. Congratulations to the government on another successful project.
Sam Dumcombe has an environmental group which is called Re Earth. Last week, we published an e mail exchange between herself and the Deputy Director of the Bahamas Information Services about the much talked about initiative to find funding for Bahamian fishermen using Chinese capital. It has suddenly turned into an anti-Chinese tirade by Bahamians […]
Kathryn Leary was a classmate of Fred Mitchell MP at Antioch College. She has Bahamian roots that trace back to Eleuthera and the Sands family there. There she is teaching dance in Jamaica in her sixties. She looks great.
Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell with the donors of playground equipment to Sandilands Primary School Crédit Suisse 7 November.
Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Sidney Poitier at his home in Beverly Hills discussing plans for Sir Sidney’s 90th birthday on 20 February on 10 November. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Louis and Pam Harris of Antioch College’s Class of 1974 where they all went to school in Yellow Springs in Ohio. Iesha Deveaux who […]
Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell at the service of blessing at the Church of God of Prophecy in Cockburn Town in San Salvador 6 November. The service was to bless the Deputy Prime Minister. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis and Mrs Davis at the retirement banquet of Mrs Judith Gibson […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SENDS CONGRATULATIONS TO THE U S ON PRESIDENT ELECT TRUMP 9 November 2016 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs congratulates the people and government of the United States on the successful conduct of their general election and to the winner President elect Donald Trump. A diplomatic note is being […]
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration wishes to address reports circulating on social media regarding the missile fairing which was collected from the shores of Man-O-War Cay, Abaco on Monday 7th November, 2016. The Government of the Bahamas, in a joint effort with the United States Embassy collected a dormant missile fairing that washed […]
The twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) and the twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12) will be held in Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morocco from 7-18 November 2016. The Paris Agreement on Climate Change entered into force […]
Statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 8 November 8th November 2016 For Immediate Release The Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Immigration of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas regrets to learn that the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (“IACHR”) has granted the Petition of the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association on behalf of five Save […]
12 November NASSAU, Bahamas — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has issued the following statement on behalf of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas On Wednesday, 8 November 2016, the Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, received, via its Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS)/Embassy of the […]