FOX HILL COMMUNITY CENTRE OPENING BY PETER RAMSAY OF B. I. S.

1 April 2017 Dame Marguerite Pindlng, the Governor General, cuts the ribbon to the Fox Hill Community Centre while Mrs. Betty Mackey, wife of the late Georeg Mackey assists.  1 April The Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling looks on with other VIP guests at the opening of the Fox Hill Community Centre 1 April. Prime […]

PLP LET’S FOCUS ON OUR MESSAGE OF HOPE

Here’s how a typical constituency office day goes for anyone running for the PLP.  The room is crowded long before the starting time, and long after it ends.   They are there in their numbers.  Without exception, each one is looking for a job and not just any job, a government job. They all have heard […]

MELANIE SPEAKS FOR SENIORS

The Hon. Melanie Griffin, Minister of Social Services and Community Development, speaking at the symposium on Universal Health Care and Older Persons in The Bahamas at Christian Life Centre, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. NASSAU, Bahamas (BIS), March 30, 2017) — Minister of Social Services and Community Development the Hon. Melanie Griffin said The Bahamas Government […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELCOTT COLEBY

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (27 – 31 MARCH 2017) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT G. COLEBY This Week in Parliament Even though the amended labour bills (the Employment Act and the Industrial Relations Act) passed the House on Wednesday of this week, the highlight of the sitting was the much anticipated comprehensive Value Added Tax (VAT) […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

Washington D C WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mr. Edison Sumner (right), CEO of The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, is pictured presenting a Bahamian $10:00 medallion Junkanoo coin from the Central Bank of The Bahamas to His Excellency Martin Andjaba, Ambassador of the Republic of Namibia to the United States, after he was presented with his credentials […]

THE PRIME MINISTER EXPLAINS VAT

https://understandingvat.org/ Nassau, The Bahamas — During his Communication to the House of Assembly on VAT (Value Added Tax) Revenues, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said, on March 29, 2017, that any “financial person or purported financial person” that suggested there was reasonable expectation that debt levels would decline immediately […]

The String City Violists Visit The Foreign Minister

Tuesday 28 Ma4ch 2017 The Video of Stevie S’ Come Go To Bimini Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the String City Violinists at the Foreign Ministry 28 March. The violinists and their drummers are made up.of children from schools across New Providence both public and private. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the drummers from the […]

Mitchell Says Farewell To Freeport Staff

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell said goodbye to the staff of the passport office in Freeport on what was his last day in official work in Freeport.  The Minister started the practice in March 2013 of going to Freeport very Friday to conduct immigration and passport business.  The Minister explained to the staff that there is […]