Foreign Ministry Sponsors Visit To U N Youth Assembly

Parliamentary Secretary Jamahl Strachan stands between Beijing Rodgers (left) and Kevano Bullard (right) at the Lynden Pindling International Airport on the 10th of August, 2022. Mr. Strachan saw the two young Bahamians off as they are attending the 27th United Nations Youth Assembly Conference: Dare to Reshape the World in New York City. The conference […]

PLP LEADER PHILIP DAVIS REMEMBERS SIR LYNDEN 20 YRS AFTER

Sir Lynden Pindling On The Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Passing of Sir Lynden Pindling For Immediate Release 25 August 2020 Brothers and sisters, my fellow Bahamians: Tomorrow marks twenty years since the passing of Sir Lynden Pindling, the first Leader of the Progressive  Liberal Party and the founding Prime Minister of the […]

Out With The Old In With The Old At ZNS

So you know part of the FNM propaganda line against the PLP is that the PLP is a party of old people.  They have some of the PLP’s young people repeating that nonsense.  The  fact is most people who are members of the PLP are under 40 years of age.  They control the party. The […]

Inigo Zenicazalaya : A Bad Comic A Homophobe A Racist

The screenshot you see is taken from Facebook and we are only concerned with one comment, that of the first individual who we recognize as a columnist for The Tribune. The Tribune’s standards have fallen but we did not know how low. When Bennet Minnis described the Leader of the Opposition as a “black monkey”, […]

Inigo “Naughty” Zenicazelaya In The Trib should Stick To Making Jokes

Inigo ‘Naughty’ Zenicazelaya, the comic and Tribune columnist, in his last column in The Tribune is upset because he claims that Senator Fred Michell when he spoke to the foreign press about the reasons why Dr, Duane Sands resigned was airing the dirty linen of the country in public and to outsiders. A word of […]

DR. MINNIS GOES TO FREEPORT… PINTARD ON DEFENCE

Every time you open the newspapers and listen on  What’s App, Facebook, or the radio and television, there is the peripatetic Michael Pintard, the Leader of the Opposition, opining on some subject or other, usually an attack on the PLP and Philip Davis, the Prime Minister.  Last week alone he was accusing the Government of […]

NEW IMMIGRATION POLICY FOR HAITI WORK PERMITS

Minister for Immigration Keith Bell announced that they will now be paying special attention to documents coming out of Haiti because as a result of the collapse of Haitian government agencies, they cannot rely on the authenticity of documents coming out of Haiti.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS STAFF LEAVE HAITI

Statement From The Ministry of Foreign Affairs On Order For All Bahamians To Leave Haiti For Immediate Release The Prime Minister has ordered an immediate involuntary departure from Haiti of all diplomatic personnel or as soon as security conditions permit. Up to this time, there was a voluntary departure order in place and all staff […]

PLPS MUST GET REAL OR DIE

The future in part of the Progressive Liberal Party seen at UB for their Thursday afternoon interface with UB students with Senator Barry Griffin, Mekei Clarke, Jordan Clarke, Chris Saunders, Jackson Cooper A contributed comment: From the day Lynden Pindling and his colleagues of that generation died, it seems that the PLP lost its voice.  […]

THE PRIME MINISTER SPEAKS IN ARGENTINA

(Full statement below) Lula Da Silva, President of Brazil, greets Prime Minister Philip Davis at the CELAC Summit in Buenos Aires in Argentina 24 January 2023 Prime Minister Philip Davis addresses the CELAC Summit in Buenos Aires in Argentina. He appealed to CELAC to help Haiti out of its crisis and resolve a socially disabling […]

A NEW DEAL FOR BAHAMAS MARITIME IN ARGENTINA

Prime Minister Philip Davis gives his imprimatur to the MOU between the Bahamas Maritime Authority and Argen Mar at the latter’s office in Buenos Aires, Argentina with from left Joe Elverdin, Ted Pyfrom, Jose Pablo Elverdin, JoBeth Coleby Davis, the Prime Minister, Jaqui Simmons, Fred Mitchell, Peter Goulandris, Dwayne Hutchinson. 23 January 2023.

MPS  AT CHURCH TO START THE PARLIAMENTARY YEAR

18 January 2023 Bethel Baptist Church Meeting Street Obie Wilchcombe, Glenys Hanna Martin, Ryan Pinder, Chester Cooper, Patricia Deveaux and at the back Michael Halkitis Barry Griffin, McKell Bonamy, Jamahl Strachan and Kirk Cornish Pia Glover Rolle, Ginger Moxey, Zane Lightbourne, Jomo Campbell, Shannondon Cartwright, Adrian White, Leroy Major

PRIME MINISTER  GOES TO WASHINGTON

18 January 2023  WASHINGTON, D.C., 17 January 20223 – Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis met earlier today with Vice President Kamala Harris at The White House to discuss a number of issues facing The Bahamas and the wider Caribbean region. The United States reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening partnerships with The Bahamas and with the […]

PM HEADS TO SOUTH AMERICA 

Prime Minister Philip Davis will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina for the  Community of Latin America and the Caribbeans States (CELAC) Summit. While there he will lead the challenge again on Climate Change as our number one Foreign Policy issue.  He will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell from 24 to 26 January. The […]

THE US PRESS KEEPS TRASHING  THE BAHAMAS  OVER FTX

On 15 January 2023, Adam Tooze of the website Foreign Policy. Com and Director of the European Institute at Columbia University became the latest to weigh in on The Bahamas and its reputation as a financial services sector.  Again doom and gloom: although the article is laced with what appears to be an attempt at […]

MAURICE TYNES SAYS GIBSON SHOULD GO

Former Clerk of the House Maurice Tynes Dear Editor,  The saga involving Adrian Gibson continues to resonate throughout the country. Much of the commentary surrounding the saga has been centred around whether Gibson ought to resign his seat as the member of Parliament for Long Island. Gibson has been charged with some 56 serious criminal […]

KELLY BURROWS ON POCKET PIECES

Pocket Square in coat? The short answer is no. Although it might seem like an easy way to coordinate your outfit, matching your pocket square and tie or bow tie is a no – no,  its part of an usher or flight attendant attire! also the broad tie is outdated, the slim tie is the […]

GRAND BAHAMA PORT AUTHORITY BOASTING ABOOUT NOTHING

After abandoning their role as the maintainer of the city of Freeport, the Grand Bahama Port Authority now boasts about spending half a million dollars on roads.  They got a nerve. 15 July 2022  FREEPORT, Grand Bahama — The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) has invested a further approximately $500,000 to extend its road […]

KELLY BURROWS SAYS ANGLICAN PRIESTS STIFF BISHOP GOMEZ

Dear Editor. Today I had the good fortune to attend the State Recognized Funeral of the Honourable Mr. Justice Roger Keith Gomez, Sr. (Ret) and was baffled with the lack of support from the Clergy, some who personally told me of Bishop Gomez assistance to them in Barbados where he served as Bishop, and particularly […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

PRIME MINISTER PHILIP DAVIS IN ARGENTINA: The Prime Minister Philip Davis took to the international stage once more to make the case for The Bahamas and the Caricom region on the ill results of climate change on our region and on our country.  He spoke to all 33 nations in Latin America and the Caribbean […]

DR. MINNIS GOES TO FREEPORT… PINTARD ON DEFENCE

Every time you open the newspapers and listen on  What’s App, Facebook, or the radio and television, there is the peripatetic Michael Pintard, the Leader of the Opposition, opining on some subject or other, usually an attack on the PLP and Philip Davis, the Prime Minister.  Last week alone he was accusing the Government of […]

NEW IMMIGRATION POLICY FOR HAITI WORK PERMITS

Minister for Immigration Keith Bell announced that they will now be paying special attention to documents coming out of Haiti because as a result of the collapse of Haitian government agencies, they cannot rely on the authenticity of documents coming out of Haiti.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS STAFF LEAVE HAITI

Statement From The Ministry of Foreign Affairs On Order For All Bahamians To Leave Haiti For Immediate Release The Prime Minister has ordered an immediate involuntary departure from Haiti of all diplomatic personnel or as soon as security conditions permit. Up to this time, there was a voluntary departure order in place and all staff […]

PLPS MUST GET REAL OR DIE

The future in part of the Progressive Liberal Party seen at UB for their Thursday afternoon interface with UB students with Senator Barry Griffin, Mekei Clarke, Jordan Clarke, Chris Saunders, Jackson Cooper A contributed comment: From the day Lynden Pindling and his colleagues of that generation died, it seems that the PLP lost its voice.  […]

THE PRIME MINISTER SPEAKS IN ARGENTINA

(Full statement below) Lula Da Silva, President of Brazil, greets Prime Minister Philip Davis at the CELAC Summit in Buenos Aires in Argentina 24 January 2023 Prime Minister Philip Davis addresses the CELAC Summit in Buenos Aires in Argentina. He appealed to CELAC to help Haiti out of its crisis and resolve a socially disabling […]

A NEW DEAL FOR BAHAMAS MARITIME IN ARGENTINA

Prime Minister Philip Davis gives his imprimatur to the MOU between the Bahamas Maritime Authority and Argen Mar at the latter’s office in Buenos Aires, Argentina with from left Joe Elverdin, Ted Pyfrom, Jose Pablo Elverdin, JoBeth Coleby Davis, the Prime Minister, Jaqui Simmons, Fred Mitchell, Peter Goulandris, Dwayne Hutchinson. 23 January 2023.

KELLY BURROWS SAYS ANGLICAN PRIESTS STIFF BISHOP GOMEZ

Dear Editor. Today I had the good fortune to attend the State Recognized Funeral of the Honourable Mr. Justice Roger Keith Gomez, Sr. (Ret) and was baffled with the lack of support from the Clergy, some who personally told me of Bishop Gomez assistance to them in Barbados where he served as Bishop, and particularly […]

Fred Mitchell At Work In Argentina

From left Fred Mitchell, Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Kamina Johnson Smith, Foreign Minister Jamaica, Albert Ramden, Foreign Minister Suriname, Keisel Peters, Foreign Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines. 24 January 2023 in Buenos Aires at the Mexico/Caricom meeting. Fred Mitchell with Kerry Simonds, the Foreign Minister of Barbados […]

Brian Seymour writes – The Bahamas and Haiti

The Bahamas and Haiti In recent weeks things in The Republic of Haiti from a government standpoint seem rapidly deteriorating. Sadly for our island nation, The Bahamas with a population of four hundred thousand, there’s very little we can do about Haiti’s instability. Our neighbor to the South with a population of around 11 million […]

Fred Mitchell at the patronal festival of St Agnes Church

Fred Mitchell at the patronal festival of St Agnes Church 22 January 2023. With Henry Dean and Douglas Turnquest retired officer of the Royal Bahamas Police Force Band.