TOP BRASS SAYS FAREWELL TO DEPUTY COMMISSIONER FARQUHARSON RETIRED

  Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade and his top command gathered at the graveside of their friend, brother and colleague retired Commissioner Errol Farquharson after he was laid to rest in the Lakeview Cemetery on Thursday 13 April.

HOW DESPERATE OUR PEOPLE ARE AT ELECTION TIME?

There are laws against importuning for votes.  Bribery at elections was at its height during the ancien regime in The Bahamas, when there was open voting.  Sir Henry Taylor, the late Governor General, writing in his book My Political Memoirs tells the story of the 1910 general election when candidates who had not been seen […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

Washington D C WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the lead-up to the April 18th  launch of the OAS – Government of The Bahamas Scholarship, Ms. Kim Osborne, OAS Executive Secretary for Integral Development, and Dr. Jack Thomas, President of Western Illinois University, held a signing ceremony on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the OAS Administration Building in Washington, D.C., to […]

THE WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELECOTT COLEBY

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (10 – 14 APRIL 2017) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT G. COLEBY Prime Minister Christie announces 10th May 2017 as General Election date Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade, as Provost Marshal, read the Proclamation dissolving the current Parliament, and the Proclamation of the convening of a new Parliament, on the steps of […]

We Agree With Gilbert Morris On The Bombing By Trump

(From the FB page of Dr. Gilbert Morris 15 April) So there it is: even those despising President Donald Trump, including the lazy media, are saying bombing – without an iota of strategy – is presidential. Nearly every pundit and every quarter of America seems delighted to have dropped a massive 21 ton bomb, as […]

Fox Hill Library Gets New Computers

Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell at the presentation of six computers to the Fox Hill public library 13 April by NAGICO Insurance and its CEO L Vibart Williams. From  left Mark Hayes Library technician  L Vibart Williams Managing Director NAGICO  Insurance  Minister  Fred Mitchell Dorcas Bowler Director of Libraries Ministry of Education Marina Minnis Library […]

More on The FNM From Andrew Allen Attorney At Law

EDITOR, The Tribune. Beginning with my column, Perspectives, which was published every Monday for 8 years, I have offered my opinions publicly via The Tribune since 1999. While it is an incontrovertible fact that I am the son of Sir William Allen, a former FNM Cabinet Minister, I deem that fact immaterial to either my […]