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FORMER JAMAICAN PM PORTIA SIMPSON MILLER TO STEP DOWN AS PARTY HEAD

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Portia Simpson Miller, formerly Prime Minister of Jamaica now Leader of the Opposition in Jamaica at the funeral for Fidel Castro in Havana 29 November. There following statement was issued by Portia Simpson Miller former Prime Minister of Jamaica saying that she is stepping down as party leader in Jamaica: […]

KELLY BURROWS SAYS ANGLICAN CHURCH IS DYING

Dear. Editor.  Today, Sunday 27/11/2016 is the first Sunday in Advent/ Commitment Sunday, that begins a new year in the Anglican Lectionary cycle, launching a new year for us Anglicans. Here in the Northern Bahamas Archdeaconry comprising all Parishes in Abaco, Bimini & Grand Bahama. An act ofRecommitment service was held this afternoon at 5.00, […]

STATEMENT BY BRADLEY B. ROBERTS_PLP VERY DISAPPOINTED IN FNM SPOKESMAN ON CRIME, MARVIN DAMES

Press Statement By Bradley B Roberts National Chair Progressive Liberal 3rd December 2016 PLP very disappointed in FNM spokesman on crime, Marvin Dames  Clearly Marvin Dames has emerged as the opposition spokesperson on crime when one reviews the various statements he has made about crime.  BUT WHAT HAVE WE HEARD? TO DATE, WE HAVE NOT […]

PYL Election Results

PYL Officers voting results: Ballot count total 153 Spoiled ballot 5 Chairman Kermit Ferguson 73 Jamal Butler 53 Tevin Ferguson 34 1st Vice Chair Neresssa Seymour 98 Jordan Fowler 54 2nd Vice Chair Lamar Matthews 102 Glenisha Albury 56 Secretary Uriza Hutcheson 89 Adrianna Knowles 70 Assistant Secretary Talea Saunders 109 Nahomie Nicholas 109 Treasurer […]

HENDFIELD LOSING HIS MARBLES

There is a thing called overreach.  It happens all the time when leaders, particularly inexperienced leaders like Renard Henfield, take themselves and their powers too seriously.  They get lost in their new found fame and then think that they have powers that they don’t have.   Such is the place that Renard Henfield now finds himself […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

The United Nations NEW YORK — H.E. Dr. Elliston Rahming, Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations, hosts the UN President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, at a meeting of the CARICOM Caucus on Friday, December 2, 2016. Mr. Thomson briefed the Caucus on his recent activities in his capacity […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELCOTT COLEBY

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (28 NOV – 2 DEC 2016) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT COLEBY Bahamas government delegation head to Hong Kong to conclude Baha Mar As more than 400 workers assess and recommence construction at the Baha Mar property and as unsecured Bahamian creditors receive payments for services rendered, a Ministerial delegation heads to […]

Statement On Grand Bahama Human Rights Association

For Immediate Release 1 December From The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration On Statement By Grand Bahama Human Rights Association The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has taken note of a recent article in the Tribune, attributed to the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association, in which it is indicated that the organization has called […]

On The Speaker Of The House of Assembly’s Attack on Fred Mitchell

In the Nassau Guardian, there was a story in which the Speaker of the House Dr. Kendal Major attacked Fred Mitchell because there was a voice note which was sent to his PLP Fox Hill Branch and it made its way into the public domain.  The Speaker said that Mr. Mitchell did not speak for […]

A Visit To Abu Dhabi

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Sheik Abdullah bin Zayed Alfred Nanyan who is the Foreign Minister of United Arab Emirates just before signing the visa abolition agreement between the two countries in Abu Dhabi 27 November Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell signing the visa abolition agreement and political consultation agreement with the United Arab Emirates with […]

Immigration Graduation 1 December

Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell with the entire graduation class Squad A 2016 1 December. He us joined by Parliamentary Secretary Cleola Hamilton, Permanent Secretary Sheila Carey and Director of Immigration William Pratt Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell with Immigration Officer Calvaughn Brown his mother Brenda Darville and father Calvin Brown at the graduation ceremony 1 December […]

In Cuba For Fidel’s Funeral

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell at the funeral of Fidel Castro 29 November in Havana Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell against the backdrop of the crowds at the funeral for Fidel Castro in Havana 29 November Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the Foreign Minister of Argentina Susana Malcorra at the funeral for Fidel Castro in Havana 29 […]