PYL Chair Barry Griffin (6th from left) with newly elected Chairman of PYL Abaco, Anthony Thompson (5th from left) and his newly elected officers
Reflections on the official opening of the SLS Brand luxury Hotel and the continued phased opening of Baha Mar By Bradley B. Roberts Former PLP National Chairman and Cabinet Minister 19 November 2017 In case Bahamians were wondering, that was in fact Prime Minister Minnis at the official opening of the SLS brand luxury hotel […]
Statement by The Hon. Philip Brave Davis MP QC Leader of the Opposition On The Passing of Ronnie Butler For Immediate Release 19 November 2017 Our nation’s national musical treasure Ronnie Butler has passed into eternity. Now he belongs to the ages. He can sing his sweet music in heaven as he travels Burma Road […]
The PLP should for the next few months spend its time usefully picking away at the Minister of Finance and the conduct of his office. It is clear that what is happening there does not serve the country well. One gets the impression that this crew that now runs the Ministry is running it by […]
No one knows all the facts at least as far as we know in the public domain. However, the rumours and then the startling headline that within a week of the death of man who was a politician, statesman, teacher, ambassador, minister and head of the Olympic Association and was iconic, his family began led […]
Headquarters The Hon. Brent Symonette, MP, Minister of Financial Services, Trade, Industry and Immigration, Dr Wolfgang Reichenberger, Honorary Consul of Austria in The Bahamas, and HE Wolfgang Waldner, Ambassador of Austria to The Bahamas, at the opening ceremony of the Honorary Consulate of Austria in The Bahamas along with The Bahamas National Youth Choir in […]
The following statement was issued by Leader of the PLP Philip Davis in answer to Marvin Dames, the Minister of National Security who tried to explain away the fact that an illegal migrant sloop was able to make it to within three quarters of a mile from the Royal Bahamas Defence Base in Nassau without […]
The new Chairman of the Bahamas Olympic Association is Rommel Knowles. He succeeds Wellington Miller. He was elected in a contest between himself and former athlete Mike Sands. Mr. Miller was set to run again but stepped down after the insurgent team showed up with lawyer Wayne Munroe Q C threatening an injunction because they […]
Candia Dames, the Managing Editor of The Nassau Guardian and Fred Smith Q C, the Freeport lawyer, have one thing in common. They both need to take their pills on time and it also appears they need to go seek professional help for them to get over this obsession with Fred Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell is […]
Progressive Young Liberals (PYL) Chair Barry Griffin poses with colleagues at the Leonard Thompson International Airport in Marsh Harbour in Abaco on Saturday 18 November as he arrived there to speak to the PYL in Abaco. From left to right: Anthony Thompson (PYL Abaco), Barry Griffin, Melanie Symonette ( Stalwart Councillor), James Connolly (PYL Chaplain).
The FNM is fast becoming a government that talks a lot and has no idea what it is saying, at least if you go by what the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis says. Mr. Minnis told the country that the government would grant citizenship automatically to the children of Bahamian women married to foreign spouses whose […]
How army takeover was executed November 17, 2017 in News, Politics ZIMBABWE Defence Forces (ZDF) Commander General Constantino Chiwenga survived an attempted arrest by Zimbabwe Republic Police Support Unit on his arrival from China at the Robert Mugabe International Airport on Sunday, triggering a chain of events which led to the military effecting what has […]
This is a photo from the official opening of the SLS Hotel Property at Bahamar on Friday 17th November. Yes that is the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis in the middle. He is flanked by Grahame Davis, the Head Honcho at the Bahamar Development, and Sandy Sands, the Hotel’s Government Relations man. You must pinch yourself […]
E J aka Edmund Lewis Jr. became notorious for having shall we say been well endowed. The problem is that his equipment became well known in an unlawful way so much so that is he is now convicted of having sex with an underage girl and taping it and so being guilty of one count […]
Leader of the PLP Philip Davis with Mrs. Davis and Deputy Leader Chester Cooper MP and Mrs. Cooper with the sister of Mr. Davis Elizabeth at the opening of the new SLS Property at Bahamar on 17 November.
The Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest is both hapless and hopeless. He announced that the country is broke and the cupboard was bare. Yet he was able to go shopping for 750 million U S dollars to prop up the reserves of the country and have it oversubscribed three times. The back channel chat was […]
Senator Fred Mitchell at the Enriching The Middle East’s Economic Future Conference in Doha 12 November. Senator Fred Mitchell with Dr Kazuyuki Hamada of Japan at the UCLA Conference on the Economies of the Middle East in Doha 13 November. Senator Fred Mitchell says farewell to Dr Stephen Spiegel of the Centre for Middle Eastern […]
The former Supreme Court Justice Ricardo Marques has died. This tribute was given by former Attorney General Allyson Maynard Gibson. STATEMENT BY MRS. ALLYSON MAYNARD-GIBSON QC ON THE PASSING OF JUSTICE RICARDO MARQUES (RETIRED) 16th NOVEMBER 2017 It is with a deep sense of personal loss that I mark the passing of Justice Ricardo Marques […]
The place was the Bahamar opening and the lady journalist, she of the newspaper of record, was seeking to charm away herself into someone’s life but a little too aggressively. The female standing on the side of the man with the power over the new hotel was not amused and confronted the journalist, asking her […]
The Government of The Bahamas has reneged on its commitment to support the Fox Hill Community Centre. They have not paid the staff and they have allowed the power to be disconnected imperilling the safety of the pool and the building’s integrity. The Building is an estimated 2 million dollar structure completed earlier this year […]
18 November The leaders of the National Progressive Institute of Grand Bahama as they held their inaugural meeting in Grand Bahama. Senators Michael Darville and Fred Mitchell attended the meeting. Branch Chair Tristan Lockhart is 6th from left.
The following statement was issued by Fred Mitchell, the Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party in answer to a Nassau Guardian Editorial: STATEMENT FROM THE PROGRESSIVE LIBERAL PARTY FROM THE OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN On The Nassau Guardian’s Editorial 14 November 2017 14 November 2017 The PLP takes issue with the Editorial written today under […]
His father Haldane Chase, the lecturer at the University of The Bahamas, named him after the Cuban Revolutionary and the Haitian Revolutionary. His mother is a former Senator, Minister, Ambassador and Attorney Elma Campbell, daughter of a distinguished public servant. So how do your children get mixed up in this kind of stuff? Presumed innocent […]