THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

Organization of American States WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mrs. Sharon Brennen-Haylock, Director General of the Bahamas Ministry of Foreign Affairs, paid a courtesy call on OAS Assistant Secretary General Nestor Mendez on Monday, January 23, 2017, at the OAS main building, 17th Street and Constitution Ave., N.W. Washington D C WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bahamian diplomats participate […]

ADDRESS BY FRED MITCHELL AT 52ND NGC

ADDRESS BY THE HON. FRED MITCHELL MP MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND IMMIGRATION 52ND NATIONAL GENERAL CONVENTION PROGRESSIVE LIBERAL PARTY MELIA NASSAU BEACH RESORT  25 JANUARY 2017 Check against delivery Mr. Session Chairman Brothers and sisters I am pleased to be here tonight. This Convention has been long in coming and I hope that this […]

THE PLP CONVENTION IN PICTURES

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell at the podium at the PLP Convention at Melia Cable Beach 25 January Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell inspecting products at the 52 Annual General Convention 25 January The Prime Minister speaking just after his re-election as Leader of the PLP.  Photo by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services. Who ya […]

BAHAMAS RESPONDS TO TERRORISM REPORT

Nassau, New Providence – Today on MSNBC Cable News, on a show hosted by Joy-Ann Reid, a guest, Malcolm Nance, a reported expert in security and terrorism, made the following statement: “We [the United States] have not banned terrorists from Brazil. ISIS has dozens of members from Brazil or Trinidad or The Bahamas who have more […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELCOTT COLEBY

CHRISTIE RETURNED AS PLP LEADER IN LANDSLIDE VICTORY In what party chairman Bradley B. Roberts characterized as a magnificent display of democracy, incumbent party leader and Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie was returned as leader of the Progressive Liberal Party after elections were held during the party’s 52nd National General Convention held […]

THIS WEEK CONTINUED…

PLP EMERGES COMMITTED TO “MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER” The Progressive Liberal Party closed out its 52nd National General Convention on Thursday with thousands of supporters in attendance. Session Chairwoman Cheryl Bazard opened the night emphasizing the party is united behind Party Leader and Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie – who defeated Alfred Sears […]

BAHAMIAN JAZZ TRUMPTER ON BAHAMASWEEKLY

27 January 2017 Photo: Katherine Bollens Bahamian Giveton Gelin, a former student of Windsor Preparatory School in Nassau, recently performed during National YoungArts Week in Miami, Florida. Gelin was named a 2017 YoungArts Winner in the Jazz category.  Performances were held at both the New World Center and Le Chat Noir. Gelin says he got […]

Mitchell In Abaco

Fred Mitchell, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration visited Abaco to deal with various issues affecting his Ministry: Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell being interviewed by Silbert Mills at the Immigration Office in Marsh Harbour 27 January Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with officer in charge of passports in Marsh Harbour in Abaco Miss Peggy Thurston  […]

Foreign Minister In Washington D C

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Acting Assistant Secretary of State Francisco Palmieri, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kenneth Merton at the State Department in Washington DC 24 January along with Bahamas Chief of Mission Chet Neymour. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell at the end of the meeting with US Congressman Ted Yoho, Vice Chairman of the […]

The Convention Results—the Winners

STATEMENT BY THE PROGRESSIVE LIBERAL PARTY 27th January 2017  Democracy “alive and well” in the PLP  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In what party chairman Bradley B Roberts characterize as a magnificent display of democracy, incumbent party leader and Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie was returned as leader after elections were held during the party’s 52nd National General Convention being […]

Links To All Speakers At The PLP Convention

Perry Christie https://vimeo.com/201359224/48d1733060 Alfred Gray https://vimeo.com/201346659/862b9957b8 Reneika Knowles https://vimeo.com/201347143/4e186c0d4a Chester Cooper https://vimeo.com/201347546/fbcbf90693 Arnold Forbes https://vimeo.com/201346599/b636a7a947 Clay Sweeting https://vimeo.com/201341357/f620dae4f8 Alex Storr https://vimeo.com/201339166/181582bf48 Melanie Griffin https://vimeo.com/201339042/b88abfbeb8 Michael Halkitis https://vimeo.com/201335383/8174133f94 Shane Gibson https://vimeo.com/201333031/3550253b79 Bradley Roberts https://vimeo.com/201331043/13c6e67397 Fred Mitchell https://vimeo.com/201153817/709a4054c4 Kerned Dorsett https://vimeo.com/201026415/e85998229d Bernard Nottage https://vimeo.com/201350985/d61579547e Jerome Fitzgerald https://vimeo.com/201352318/d052898a4f Obediah Wilchombe https://vimeo.com/201354050/d5664d67da Cleola Hamilton https://vimeo.com/201354050/d5664d67da Hope Strachan https://vimeo.com/201357617/7b4e5f2b10 Eva […]