MOODY’S NOTIFICATION OF DOWNGRADE

COMMENTARY BY BAHAMAS SCOOP On the 6th July 2017, Moody’s Investment Services placed the Bahamas’ Baa3 ratings on review for downgrade. They claimed that their decision was “prompted by official statements that the Bahamas’ fiscal position was weaker than previously estimated and that the government’s debt ratios will continue to worsen over the coming years.” […]

MINNIS EMBARRASSES THE BAHAMAS ON HIS CARICOM TRIP

38th Regular Meeting of the Conference of the Heads of Government of CARICOM, Grenada L-R: PM’s Senior Policy Advisor Joshua Sears, PM’s Personal Assistant Katherine Stewart-Marsh, Minister of Education Jeff Lloyd, PM Dr. Hubert Minnis, Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield, and Director General of Foreign Affairs Sharon Brennen-Haylock. The official speech at his maiden […]

CARICOM AMBASSADOR: IT’S BAD MANNERS TO PUT YOUR HAT ON THE TABLE

The official caption follows below but what caught our eye is that the Bahamas Ambassador to CARICOM Ruben Rahming MP has placed his hat on the table.  Bad manners.  Bad form. When you don’t know, we guess you don’t know. 5 July, 2017 CARICOM 38th Regular Meeting of the Heads of Government, Grenada Minister of […]

LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION DECRIES FNM VICTIMIZATION

Nassau, Bahamas – Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Interim Leader Philip Davis has lambasted the Free National Movement (FNM) and its leader Dr. Hubert Minnis for victimization, after several senior National Insurance Board (NIB) employees were placed on paid leave. In a statement yesterday, Mr. Davis called the move vengeful and said the FNM learned nothing […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

Caricom Prime Minister Minnis (middle), Minister of Education Jeff Lloyd to his left, Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield to his right, Director General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sharon Brennen-Haylock behind Foreign Affairs Minister and PM’s personal assistant Katherine Stewart-Marsh in back seat. Caricom 6 July, 2017 Closing Ceremony at CARICOM 38th Regular Meeting […]

Mitchell’s Visit To The ICAN Academy

Senator Fred Mitchell getting a warm welcome from the kids at this year’s ICAN Summer Programme in Freeport currently being hosted by proprietor Kevin Tomlinson. Senator Mitchell is seen touring the camp and being introduced by Mr. Tomlinson. 5 July From Fred Mitchell Minute by Minute on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fredmitchellmbm/ Senator Fred Mitchell being given a tour […]

Kendal Demeritte Says Give Dr. Minnis A Break

Funk’s Short Corner: Featuring Funk on the Corner The corner is a Magna cum laude graduate of the University Of Wulff Rd., Central Highway and Cleso’s Campus with a Master’s Degree in “Humanistics”, Street Behaviour & Local Politics. Well, well, a change has come in the governance of The Bahamas. Not unexpected, but the margin of […]