Sir Burton Is Horrified By ZNS Reporting

  As I am not part of any form of “social media”, which I am given to understand is the means of communication engaged in by a substantial proportion of the population, I would be grateful if you could circulate the following comment  as I have been unable to contact any responsible person at ZNS […]

Clay Sweeting Cautions Government At The Start Of Crawfish Season

My Dear Bahamian Fishermen: August 1st is the opening of the crawfish season and once again the fishermen are filled with mixed emotions, praying and hoping for a successful season in 2017/18. I have on many occasions addressed your plight and you have my continued commitment that I will speak to the issues important to […]

THE FNM FALLS FLAT UNDER MINNIS

Picture of the Prime Minister Minnis and his Cabinet wasting time touring Atlantis which all of them had seen before (smt).  FNM cheerleader Ed Fields who works for Atlantis leads the way. Hubert Minnis’ address on Thursday 27 July was a pathetic embarrassment for the country and for his party.  He had quite a build […]

BRAVE CALLS OUT MINNIS ON THE NASTY FNM TACTICS

THE HON. PHILIP “BRAVE” DAVIS Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition 700 Bay Street East, Nassau, Bahamas. Telephone: (242) 502-2950 18th July, 2017 The Hon Hubert A. Minnis, Prime Minister, Office of the Prime Minister, Cecil Wallace Whitfield Centre, West Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas. Dear Prime Minister: Re:- Arrests of Former PLP Members of Parliament […]

MESSAGE TO ELSWORTH JOHNSON: BRAVE DON’T PLAY WITH CHILDREN

Ellsworth Johnson, the Minister of State for Legal Affairs in the Attorney General’s office was in the press last week purporting to answer the letter written by the Leader of the PLP Philip Davis to the Prime Minister to discuss the matters involving the slave shaming of his colleagues former Senator Frank Smith and former […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

Headquarters Sir Burton Hall, a Bahamian and judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Foreign Affairs Minister Darren Henfield exchanging gifts at courtesy call.  Thursday 27 July Washington D C 27 July, 2017 Farewell reception for His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States WASHINGTON, D.C. — […]

SIR DURWARD KNOWLES’ RUN UP TO 100 YEARS OF AGE

(BIS Photos/Letisha Henderson) NASSAU, The Bahamas — One Bahamas Foundation, powered by ALIV, announced the launch of 100 Days’ Countdown to Sir Durward Knowles’s 100th Birthday (July 24, 2017 – November 2, 2017), during a courtesy call with Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General (centre), at Government House on Monday July 24, 2017.  Sir […]

Boards and Committees Announced

On Thursday 27 July, the Bahamas Government published its list of those it had appointed to serve on various Boards and Committees of the Parastatal Corporations and the voluntary organizations. It was a who’s who of the FNM. Barely a PLP in sight. In their rush to prove unsuccessfully that they could get their Boards […]

The Christian Council Speaks

Christian Council: Line crossed in demand for financial records New Bahamas Christian Council President Delton Fernander said the government has crossed the line by demanding that churches produce their financial records in 14 days to comply with non-profit organisation (NPO) regulations. Bishop Fernander said other mechanisms already exist that provide oversight of church finances, adding […]

THE REGISTRAR GENERAL’S STATEMENT ON NON PROFIT COMPLIANCE

Many would have noticed an extensive list of nonprofit organizations which the Registrar General’s Office has given fourteen (14) days from the date of the publication of the list to become compliant with the law pertaining to non-profits that came into effect on August 6th 2014. The vast majority of the non-profit organizations listed were […]

What The Lawyers Said To The Trib On Disclosure for Non Profits

QC brands Govt’s non-profit finance demand ‘unlawful’!! A prominent QC branded the Registrar General’s demands of non-profit organisations (NPOs) as “unlawful”, having warned the Christie administration of regulatory deficiencies almost three years ago. Lester Mortimer QC, the Callenders & Co attorney and partner, said he believed the Registrar General “has no regulatory authority” over non-profits […]

Opposition Leader’s Statement In Response To Minnis

STATEMENT BY OPPOSITION LEADER THE HON. PHILIP BRAVE DAVIS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 27TH JULY 2017 PM Minnis Inspires No Hope for Bahamians in National Address The first nationally televised address by Prime Minister Minnis underscored what the PLP has been saying about the FNM before and after the general election: the FNM has no vision, no […]

Ambassador Rahming’s New Book About 100 Black People

Summary: A new book by a public servant and academic highlights the top 100 black people who have made significant contributions to the world around them, past and present. NEW YORK CITY – Elliston Rahming had a mission: To find and highlight 100 black people from across the globe whose accomplishment was so significant and […]

Fred Mitchell In Fox Hill Over The Past Week

Senator Fred Mitchell with Our News reporter Jasmine Brown talking about the Minnis address to the nation 28 July Senator Fred Mitchell visiting the Fox Hill Community Centre and the Fox Hill Urban Renewal Summer Programme 28 July Senator Fred Mitchell at the memorial service for the late Rebecca Nesbitt at St Anselm’s Church in […]