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BREAKING NEWS: FISHING HOLE ROAD FLOODED GRAND BAHAMA

Minister for Grand Bahama Michael Darville at a press briefing in Freeport this morning 8 January indicated that the Fishing Hole Road which joins West Grand Bahama to Freeport is to be closed from 4 p m until the duration of the high tide which will end at 10 p m. The road is flooded […]

LORETTA THROWS IN THE TOWEL TO THE FNM 

Late on Saturday 7 January a letter purportedly signed by Loretta Butler Turner, the Leader of the Opposition, conceded her fate as determined by the FNM.  It now appears that she is no longer officially an FNM.  The letter follows: Dear Executive Members, The actions undertaken by yourselves and the Council, combined with the public […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELCOTT COLEBY

(2 – 6 JANUARY 2017) GOVERNMENT RELEASES FLY FISHING REGULATIONS It was twenty-three years in the making said industry stakeholders, but on Wednesday of this week, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. V. Alfred Gray announced that on Monday, the 9th January, 2017 regulations governing the $500 million fly fishing industry will come […]

CANDIA DAMES DOESN’T THINK MUCH OF MR. HENFIELD

4 January 2017 The following post appeared on the Facebook Page of Candia Dames who is the Managing Editor of The Nassau Guardian.   She was commenting the actions of the Black Friday March organizer Renard Henfield.  Here is what she said in her own words: THE “We March” BALL OF CONFUSION: The original message of […]

Glenys Hanna Martin Posts On Facebook About Women Registering

6 January 2017 It is very much the talk of the town that a woman was turned away from registering because too much of her breasts was showing.  The Minister of Transport Glenys Hanna Martin continues the public commentary: It is outrageous that women are being turned away from exercising a fundamental right reportedly because […]

Citizenship By Investment American Double Standard

Last week CBS News in the United States carried a story on their programme Sixty Minutes which savages the citizenship by investment programmes in the Caribbean, castigating Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia and Dominica.  In one report they said that Rudy King, a Bahamian citizen, who has been involved in a […]

D’Aguilar Shut Up And Declare Your Interest

Dionysio D’Aguilar, the motor mouthpiece of Sarkis Izmerlian was at it again in the press demanding that the government disclose all the facts he says about the new Bahamar development.  What precisely does he want to know that has not been disclosed?  The latest intervention came because someone leaked an email to the press which […]

Loretta Still Seeking To Defend Rodney Moncur

The Tribune reported on 4 January while appearing as a guest on the 91.7 FM show “Morning Madhouse” with host “C-Note,” Loretta Butler-Turner, the Leader of the Opposition, was seeking to defend her indefensible and incomprehensible choice of Rodney Moncur to the Senate of The Bahamas.  Senator Moncur meanwhile is enjoying his new found official […]