Kelly Burrows Has A Third Great Grand

Some time writer to this column and civic activist Kelly Burrows is the proud great grandfather of his third great grand. The parents are Richard and Sharell Bain. The child Richard Thomas IV was born this morning at 8:06 at the Plantation Medical Centre weighing 6.8 pounds. Mother and baby are well. Congratulations.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR ABOUT BRENT SYMONETTE— HE IS STUNNINGLY STUPID

(Editor’s note: Brent Symonette told the press last week that he would have voted for Donald Trump had he been a position to do so. This is a former foreign minister of The Bahamas getting involved in the internal politics of the United States. He just confirmed how stunningly stupid he is. He is unfit […]

THE HOUSE APPROVES THE BOUNDARIES

Tribune photo Trust Michael Scott and Andre Rollins and Richard Lightbourn to be the ones involved in a fool’s errand. They went to court on Tuesday 14 February to try to challenge the boundary changes proposed by the government for the general election. Mr. Rollins who has a double personality, one day welcoming and affable, […]

LATORE MACKEY’S DEATH GOES WITHOUT JUSTICE

Whatever the reasons that the death of Latore Mackey will go without a resolution in court, it is devastating.  The Attorney General’s office and the police once again came in for withering criticism because the Attorney General announced that a writ of nolle prosequi has been issued to stop the prosecution of those who were […]

THE WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELCOTT COLEBY

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (13 – 17 FEBRUARY 2017) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT G. COLEBY     THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT The Bahamas Parliament met Wednesday of this week to continue debate on Boundaries Commission Report resolution. Amidst much back and forth on the report about its “late” tabling, calls for a delay in the […]

PUBLIC NOTICE FROM THE PARLIAMENTARY REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT

The Parliamentary Registration Department wishes to inform the public that as a result of the Boundaries Commission Report, approved in the House of Assembly on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 all persons registering as of today, Friday, February 17, will receive the new voter’s card. All persons previously registered will be notified in the next few […]

Chipman Says I Didn’t Sign It But PM Says The Devil Is A Liar

Here is how The Tribune on Saturday 18 February said the Prime Minister Perry Christie responded to the letter written by Hubert Chipman MP to the Speaker alleging that the report was changed on the Constituency Boundaries after he (Mr. Chipman) signed it. Mr Christie called the St Anne’s MP’s allegation “distressing”, and revealed that […]

Tommy Turnquest Advocates A Violent Anti Government Solution

Is the former Minister of National Security Tommy Turnquest advocating violence against the state?  In remarks quoted in The Nassau Guardian, Mr. Turnquest told the press that the people of the country should chase the government right out of town. He said that this was a just response to the Government being unable to control […]

The FNM Plotting To Take Loretta Out In Long Island

10 February 2017 Dr. Hubert Minnis, Leader of the FNM, in Loretta Butler Turner’s seat Long Island on 19th February introducing a new candidate to unseat her Adrian Gibson.  We guess revenge is sweet.  But be careful what you wish for.  Adrian Gibson is no saint.  Anyone connected with Fred Smith Q C needs to […]