The Haitians Drown Trying To Get To Nassau

The price of smuggling oneself in desperate poverty to The Bahamas from Haiti.  The world’s eye are on the Mediterranean.  No one seems to give a hoot about the small problem here in The Bahamas but the bodies continue to pile up.  They appear to be from an incursion last weekend.  Rumours said many didn’t […]


16 December Former Free National Movement MP Pierre Dupuch said the actions of the seven FNM rebels led by Loretta Butler Turner guaranteed a win for the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) in the 2017 election. Former FNM Cabinet minister Tennyson Wells has also told The Tribune that Dr Minnis’ ouster will likely amount to nothing.  […]

Remarks By Bradley B Roberts at National General Council

Remarks By Bradley B Roberts National Chairman Progressive Liberal Party National General Council December 15th 2016 Dear Fellow Councilors, tonight marks our last scheduled monthly meeting for 2016. The year was filled with many challenges and went by very quickly. We look forward to 2017 with much enthusiasm and optimism as it will prove to be exciting with […]


12 December Regardless of who calls you or when you are called to service, we must always put the interests of the country before our own. — Branville McCartney There is now a full court press by Branville McCartney and his allies in the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) to convince their disillusioned supporters that they […]


Try as he might to explain away the treachery which he and Loretta Butler Turner wrought upon Hubert Minnis, it does not wash.  Here is man who was plucked from obscurity by the Leader of the PLP Perry Christie, given a safe seat.  He blew that chance by attacking the man who brought him into […]

The Funeral Of Setella Cox In Pictures

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell speaking in tribute to his late godmother Setella Cox at St Mary’s Church 15 December. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the Governor General Dame Marguerite as she speaks with his sister Carla at the grave site of Setella Cox Western Cemetery 15 December. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with maternal first cousin […]

The Latest On Loretta Butler Turner, Her Moves, Her Senators

Louby Georges Erin Greene The report that Loretta Butler Turner has been turfed out of her headquarters in Long Island has not been refuted by her.  But apparently Loretta Butler Turner went to Long Island to show her face since she pulled that treacherous move to politically stab Dr. Hubert Minnis her Leader in the […]

The Freeport Graveyard

The pretty Christmas Tree lights throughout Freeport in Grand Bahama, belie a sad story.  The economic situation is such that people are frantic particularly as the general election nears. There is a feeling that the PLP needs to  get the contracts signed right away; get people on the permanent and pensionable; they must get their […]

New Government In The Turks And Caicos Islands

Sharlene Cartwright Robinson born to Turks Island parents in The Bahamas in 1971 and therefore a Bahamian by birth is now the Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, having defeated outgoing Premier Rufus Ewing.  The result was 10 for her Peoples Democratic Movement and four for the outgoing Progressive National Movement with one undeclared.  […]

Andrew Burrows ZNS Director of News Gives His Take On Turks Elections

From Andrew Burrows’ Facebook Page 17 December Having covered the elections here in the Turks & Caicos islands and being around the people here for the last week has given me a new perspective on how we do things in The Bahamas and politics in particular. Some useful, some just observational but all eye opening. […]


REMARKS BY THE HONOURABLE FREDERICK A. MITCHELL HONORARY CONSULAR CORPS LUNCHEON 14 DECEMBER 2016 Greetings, This annual address to the Honorary Consular Corps is something that I have come to look forward to each year and I thank you for inviting me. The Foreign Ministry has had a successful year. When I spoke during Diplomatic […]