FOX HILL MARKS INDEPENDENCE IN PICTURES | 13 JULY 2018

The late Winston Saunders when he was the Chair of the Independence Celebrations said that each community in the country should find a way to celebrate their independence in their own special way. Fox Hill started 13 years ago with the 12th Bahamas Scot troop raising the flag the week after the national ceremonies. This […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (13 – 17 MARCH 2017)

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (13 – 17 MARCH 2017) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT COLEBY    This week in Parliament The Bahamas Parliament met on Wednesday of this week to consider Trafficking in Persons and labour legislation.  Amendments to the Employment and Industrial Relations Acts were tabled by the Hon. D. Shane Gibson, the Minister of […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (13 – 17 JUNE 2016)

BUDGET DEBATE CONTINUED THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT Parliament met this week from Monday to Thursday to debate the $2 billion 2016/2017 budget. Below is a summary of the contributions: Grand Bahama Affairs Minister Dr. Michael Darville was clearly the most demonstrative of all Parliamentarians in his House presentation, making extensive use of visual aids. Following […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (9 – 13 NOVEMBER 2015)

On the first anniversary of his death in a tragic plane crash in Freeport, Grand Bahama on the eve of his Third World Believers Conference, the children of the late Dr. Myles Munroe kept their father’s vision and legacy alive with the hosting of a renaming ceremony. The Diplomatic Center was renamed the Myles E. […]