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 […]
Congratulations to Coach Denykco Bowles for the win by the Junior Boys of Doris Johnson Senior High in the Fr. Marcian Peters Basketball Championship on Saturday 18 December. Keep it up.
18 December A Merry Christmas to High Commissioner Picewell Forbes and Broadcaster Dwight Armbrister and Attorney Philip McKenzie from their haunt at Starbuck 18 December.
Try as she might to put a brave face on it, Loretta Butler Turner, the now Leader of the Opposition, has nothing. She made this treacherous move, while sitting right next to the hapless Dr. Hubert Minnis to move him and become leader. She and the six other MPs who wrote that letter to the […]
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. […]
Nassau, Bahamas – Communication by The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, M.P. Prime Minister & Minister of Finance on The Acquisition Of The Baha Mar Resort by CTF BM Holdings Ltd.(A Subsidiary Of Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Ltd) made in the House of Assembly on Monday, 12th December, 2016. Click here for the full address:
Mr. Speaker, It gives me great pleasure to announce that the Baha Mar Resort is being sold to a world-class hotel owner, property developer, and business conglomerate, CTF BM Holdings Ltd. (a subsidiary of the Hong Kong conglomerate – Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Ltd.). The executed Sale and Purchase Agreement represents a significant achievement for […]
15 December The following statement was delivered by Bradley Roberts, Chairman of the PLP, to his National General Council on Thursday 15 December. Click here for the full text.
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 […]
Miami MIAMI, Florida — The Hon. H. Ricardo Treco, Bahamas Consul General to Miami, attended the Barry University 2016 December Commencement Ceremony at the James L. Knight Center on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Consul General Treco was invited to participate for the third year in a row as a guest of the Dean of the School […]
THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (12 – 16 DECEMBER 2016) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT COLEBY This week in Parliament The Lower House met on Monday and Wednesday of this week to debate five pieces of legislation as the government nears the end of its legislative agenda. The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie on Monday advised House […]
The service was held for the late Setella Cox, godmother of Fred Mitchell MP, at St Mary the Virgin on Thursday 15 December. You may click here for the full text of his statement:
TRIBUTE TO SETELLA COX FUNERAL AT ST MARY’S CHURCH NASSAU BY FRED MITCHELL MP 15 December 2016 John Keats who did not live beyond the age of 25 wrote this: A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness. When I think of my god mother Setella […]
Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Gandhi Pinder at Bamboo Shack Miami 14 December Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Elaine Pinder, Sharon Stuart, Ricardo Treco, Albertha Bartlette at Bamboo Shack 14 December Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell at Bamboo Shack Miami 14 December with Manager Andrew Barnett and Consul General Ricardo Carroll
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 […]
Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell with the executives of the Eastwood Property Owners Association at their Christmas function 11 December. From left Cynthia McKenzie, Calvin Brown of Fox Hill Urban Renewal, Anthony Adderley, Carolyn Seymour, Fred Mitchell MP, Association President Cleomie Wood.
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 […]
Notwithstanding the fact that the FNM and the DNA and those are all in the midst of the greatest soap opera in this country since the BDP/ FNM split in 1977, their propaganda machines are busy. Their trolls put a long piece on the web which started off with reliance on an inaccurate piece from […]
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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
A review of actions in the Foreign Service during the past year 2016 at the Honorary Consular Corps’ Luncheon at Sapodillas 14 December 2016. You may click here for the full address of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell:
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 […]