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Last week when The Bahamas was called upon to vote in support of a resolution that would have decried the sabotage of the two state solution in the Middle East by a decision made by the United States, The Bahamas punted and abstained. It was an act of moral cowardice. It was made in the […]
Hon. Philip Brave Davis Q.C. Leader of The Opposition MP for Cat Island, Rum Cay & San Salvador Hello, And Thank You for welcoming me into your home at this special time of the year. Christmas reminds us all of the need to extend our Christian charity to each other. It causes us to reflect […]
20 December 2017 Former Finance Minister James Smith told The Tribune that The Bahamas is too eager to sign up to these agreements on financial services. Here is what he said in his own words with which we entirely agree: “The Bahamas is too eager, and not just the Bahamas but other countries, which were […]
The only woman in the FNM Cabinet turns out to be more of a twit than we thought. Last week in the middle of a false debate over whether there will be a law to criminalize rape within marriage, the Minister for Social Services and the Minster for Gender Affairs said that rape is a […]
The pupil of the Fred Smith School of Anarchy is now ensconced at the Water and Sewerage Corporation and making mischief. He hasn’t gotten in there a year yet Adrian Gibson, the want to be minister, who Hubert Minnis has ignored, is now Chairman of the Water and Sewerage Corporation. You would think that he […]
(Flying to Party With Sidney Collie at Public Expense) The Prime Minister Hubert Minnis announced in his first address to the nation that one of the things he was going to do was to cut down on the expenses of the government by cutting back on foreign travel. His record on that has been less […]
The Prime Minister Hubert Minnis in his communication to the House of Assembly on Wednesday 13th December said that his Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest and his Minister of Financial Services Brent Symonette were in Europe to sign on to two important agreements with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). He did not […]
OAS On December 20th, 2017, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) received a report from the OAS Department for Electoral Cooperation and Observation on the OAS mission convened to observe the general elections of The Bahamas in May 2017. Ms. Sherry Tross, who headed the electoral observation mission, commended The Bahamas […]
Senator Fred Mitchell with Alana Dillette and her husband Derrick Robinson after their wedding at the Pelican Bay in Freeport in Grand Bahama 22 December. She is a former Olympic swimmer for The Bahamas and they are both PhD’s. She the daughter of Al and Kathy Dillette. The bride The Bride and Groom say I […]
Senator Fred Mitchell with Mario Donato, Freeport businessman, in Good Samaritan Hospital West Palm Beach 20 December.
Our children are in for more bad news in the school system. The talk about town is despite the warning of former Union President and FNM supporter Kingsley Black not to do it, the FNM administration Dr. Hubert Minnis and Jeffery Lloyd are about to make the Union President Belinda Wilson the new Director of […]
It appears that the FNM forgot to tell the public that they could come to watch the annual Popeye’s Bowl when two top notch teams from America came to Nassau for a game broadcast across the United States where the teams matched skills bashing their brains out running after a piece of pig skin on […]
The Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis was hosted at the annual lunch by the Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling for Opposition legislators at Government House on Tuesday 12 December at Government House. From left Dr, Michael Darville, Mr. Davis, Dame Marguerite, Mr Cooper, Senator Clay Sweeting and Senator Jobeth Coleby Davis. Photo by Peter […]
From Senator Fred Mitchell PLP Caretaker for the Fox Hill Constituency For Immediate Release On The Establishment Of Friends Of Fox Hill Community Center U S Charitable Corporation 11 December 2017 Senator Fred Mitchell with Maurice Tynes, Chair of the Fox Hill Community Centre and Carlton Brown, President of the Friends of the Fox Hill […]
We are now going into the second month where the Fox Hill Community Centre has been without electricity. This is a failure of the Fox Hill MP Shonel Ferguson to do her job as MP. She sits on the Board of the Community Centre and has no clout with the government to carry out the […]
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and outgoing AU commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zumas as they embraced each other following the outcome of the vote for the new President of the African National Congress, the governing party of South Africa on 16 December. That person is likely to succeed Jacob Zuma as President of South Africa in elections […]
The first refuge of a scoundrel in international politics, when their back is against the wall and they can find nothing better to say they resort to national sovereignty. When asked why The Bahamas abstained at the United Nations at the vote on Thursday 21 December which would have condemned the bad decision of the […]
The Prime Minister Hubert Minnis has announced that a letter of intent has been signed between Hutchison Whampoa and the Wynn Group of Steve Wynn of Canada to sell the Grand Lucayan and the Memories Property in Freeport to the Wynn Group. He says the Government now will enter the approval phase of the transaction […]
(BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna) Nassau, The Bahamas — The Annual Royal Bahamas Police Force Beat Retreat drew an appreciative audience on Sunday evening in Parliament Square, downtown. The Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis and members of his Cabinet also enjoyed the exciting parade, which every year heralds […]
At the funeral of the late Ashley Cargill, Picewell Forbes MP South Andros pays respects at St Anselm’s Church in Fox Hill 23 December.
Gladstone Thurston, the Journalist of The Year, newly minted by the press club sitting with his boys one suspects last week. He is the only sober one in the bunch. Now all we need is Candia Dames from the Nassau Guardian to join them and the brain trust will be complete.
Overnight social media showed pictures of the Fire Department dousing flames at St Matthew’s Anglican Church in Eastern New Providence last night. The Anglican Church which was built by contractor Joseph Eve and opened for divine worship on 18 July 1802 and which has been continuously occupied since then was struck on the evening of […]
See story below—pictures of their annual Christmas Concert 22 December Here is the message direct. The Grand Bahama Youth Choir which gives so much joy to the people of Grand Bahama and uplifts the spirit of a community needs urgent help if it is survive. Peter Turnquest, the Minister of Finance, and all the four […]
The mother of Senator Fred Mitchell, Ian, Carla, Matthew and Marva would have been, but for her passing on 4 May 1999, 94 years old on Christmas Eve.