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.
(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 Government of The Bahamas has built a brand new soccer stadium to host a world tournament for beach soccer this week in Nassau. Prime Minister Christie toured the facility last week.
It appears that people are interested in the General Election after all…
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, […]
Jerome Fitzgerald’s soldiers on the ground. FNM Rally in Long Island on 10 February The House of Assembly on Wednesday 15 February met to debate the boundary changes that will take place for the election 2017. The election will be held sometime between the 1 May and the end of June. It is time for […]
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 […]
United Nations NEW YORK — After three years at the helm of the Save our Sharks Coalition in New York, The Bahamas on Thursday, February 16, 2017, hosted some 30 Ambassadors to the United Nations at a lunch commemorating the handover of leadership of the Organisation to the Pew Charitable Trust. Over the past three […]
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 […]
Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell on the platform of officials as Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves speaks at the official opening of the Argyle International Airport in St Vincent 14 February
The Captains of the Caribbean take the family photo at the Heads of Government of Caricom meeting in Georgetown, Guyana on 16 February at the State House. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell as head of delegation in the absence of the Prime Minister Perry Christie at the Heads of Government meeting of Caricom in Georgetown, Guyana […]
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 […]
In the House of Assembly on Wednesday 15 February, Andre Rollins MP for Ft Charlotte and a man at sea and at the end of his political career said that he was willing to swim in the vomit in order to get the FNM to win. The cartoonist of The Tribune took him at his […]
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 […]
18 February 2017 The following statement was issued by Fred Mitchell MP for Fox Hill in response to the new boundaries for the Fox Hill constituency: On behalf of the Fox Hill people, I warmly and enthusiastically welcome the new boundary lines for Fox Hill. I have tried to be a good servant for all […]
Picewell Forbes MP is shown at the 42nd Zion United Baptist Convention for South Andros and Mangrove Cay which took place at Upper Zion Baptist Church in High Rock, South Andros 10 February.
The silly cow who runs The Tribune Eileen Carron had this to say in an editorial in The Tribune last week. She is advocating violence in The Bahamas. This is quite sad that things have come to this. What a travesty she is. 16 February 2017 We believe that it is not being unduly alarmist […]
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 […]
For his accomplishments in the field of education, science and technology as Minister, Jerome Fitzgerald was awarded Man of The Year 2016 by Jones Communication. He received the award on Thursday 16 February. Congratulations.
17 February 2017 St Augustine’s College defeated Queen’s College 1427 to 1338.5 in The Bahamas Association of Independent Schools Sports competition. The rivalry was fierce. SAC held the title for 27 years straight but were defeated in a shock meet 2 years ago, two years in a row. Now SAC is back on top of […]
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 […]
Tribute from the Prime Minister 12 February 2017 at the special put on by the government of The Bahamas to mark the 90th birthday of this iconic Bahamian.
Son of NBA champ Mychal Thompson and from the Golden State Warriors a champion in his own right.