THE UNIVERSITY OF THE BAHAMAS IN PICTURES

(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. […]

The Role of the University of The Bahamas in National Development

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 BY ELCOTT COLEBY

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 […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

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 […]

Missile Collected By USA And Bahamas Forces

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 […]

Fred Smith And Friends Deserve No Special Protection

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 […]

The Government Rejects Special Measures for Fred Smith

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 […]