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Agreements Signed By United Arab Emirates and Bahamas in Abu Dhabi

27 November 2016 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — The Foreign Ministers of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed, and the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Honourable Frederick A. Mitchell, today signed agreements, marking a deepening of relations between the two countries. The Memorandum of Understanding On the Mutual Exemption of […]

THE POLITICAL FAKES ON THE BLACK FRIDAY MARCH

The FNM planned and executed the Black Friday March. Their leaders were all there to be seen. Shameless. So everyone is vex “to ratid “as the satirist on Facebook C A Newry would say. Vex because the PM wouldn’t agree to meet with them.  Then vex because he did agree to meet with them.  Vex […]

FIDEL CASTRO DIES AT AGE 90 ON 25 NOVEMBER

Fred Mitchell recalls a dinner that he had with then President of Cuba Fidel Castro.   Mr. Castro called his doctor out to see the Ministers of Caricom gathered there.  He said that the doctor had the secret to life that could extend it to 120 years.  He said that there was a former servant of […]

THE WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELCOTT COLEBY

(21 – 25 NOVEMBER 2016) This week in Parliament The House of Assembly met on Monday 21st November to consider Urban Renewal legislation that will give teeth to that government agency. Additionally, a resolution was tabled for the appointment of a select committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the 2011 sale of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company […]

THIS WEEK CONTINUED…

  Labour and National Insurance Minister the Hon. D. Shane Gibson tabled a resolution in the House of Assembly for the appointment of a select committee to “investigate, exaimine, and inquire into the surrounding circumstances” of the controversial sale of the state owned Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) to Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) in 2011. […]

Tony Joudi Presents Credentials To UAE

Photo 1. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and His Excellency Tony Joudi Photo 2. Left to right – H.E Angel Ramon Cibils, Ambassador of Paraguay, H.E. Tony Joudi and H.E. Arvada’s Daunoravicius of Lithuania. His Excellency Tony Joudi formally presented his Letters of Credence […]

Basil and Cheryl Albury Honoured By The Roman Catholic Church

Sir Burton and Lady Hall, Monsignor Alfred Culmer, Mrs. Elma Garraway, Archbishop Patrick Pinder, Mrs. Patricia Coakley, Retired Justice Mrs. Cheryl Albury & Mr. Basil Albury.  Photo by Peter Ramsay. The Albury Family following the investiture at St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. On Friday, 18 November, Msgr Alfred Culmer, Chancellor of the Archdiocese […]

The Bahamas Answer Fred Smith’s Wacky Petition

The Bahamas government has answered the petition of the Save The Bays Five who claimed that their lives were in danger and then refused to cooperate with the police.   Fred Smith, the lawyer and petitioner was howling from the rafters that the Government just didn’t get it.  Perhaps what he wants is for the Commissioner […]

U S Warning On Sand Trap Was Not Necessary

Bahamian people are concerned about these security warnings from the United States, even as they know the situation in Nassau on a security level seems to be getting worse.  It just seems to be a piling on.  The US officials here seem to simply adopt uncritically that which is being spun with regard to the […]

The PLP Should Stop Being Fearful, Stick Together And Kick Ass

Leslie Miller’s unfortunate comments to the press last week that PLP MPs will be gone after the next election gave the FNM and the DNA a gift that may keep on giving during the general election campaign.  It is classic case of the fishermen calling his own fish stick, and shooting oneself in the foot.  […]

Meanwhile The Haitians Keep Swamping The Country

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force issued the following statement: 23rd November Her Majesty’s Bahamian Ship (HMBS) Lignum Vitae, under the command of Senior Lieutenant Bertram Bowleg, intercepted a 30 foot wooden sloop while on routine patrol in the Southern Bahamas on Tuesday morning. The vessel was apprehended 13 nautical miles west of Ragged Island at […]

Register To Vote Today

CONTINUATION OF DAILY AND EVENING VOTER REGISTRATION Nassau, Bahamas – The Parliamentary Commissioner wishes to inform the general public that daily Voter Registration continues throughout New Providence, at the Parliamentary Registration Department on Farrington Road, Marathon and Town Centre Malls, NIB Headquarters, BEC Headquarters on Baillou Hill Road, Elizabeth Estates Post Office, Carmichael Road Post […]