THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELCOTT COLEBY 12-16 SEPTEMBER 2016

The money reach: Claims a “straightforward process” says Smith “It’s kind of like putting money in an account and freezing it and saying don’t release this until September 15. It is equivalent to buying property. You put the money in the bank in an escrow account.” These were the words of the Chairman of the […]

Abaco Progressing Under the PLP

Remarks By Bradley B Roberts National Chairman Progressive Liberal Party North Abaco Branch PLP 10 Sept 2016 Renardo Curry heads the Prime Minister’s Office in North Abaco:  Greetings and Salutations. It is always a joy to here in the progressive and growing Island of Abaco and its Cays. I was in Holmes Rock West Grand […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELCOTT COLEBY (15 – 19 AUGUST 2016)

Prime Minister Christie urges bipartisanship on NHI Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said, viagra sale on August 15, 2016, that the both sides of the political divide in the House of Assembly must devise a way together to introduce what is being done in the National Health Insurance initiative, […]

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 […]

THE WEEK IN REVIEW (1-5 FEBRUARY 2016)

This day in Parliament The Bahamas Parliament met on Wednesday, 3rd February to debate a compendium of food safety and security bills designed to protect the health and integrity of the local food chain from diseases and contamination. Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie took the opportunity under the agenda item ‘Statements […]

THE WEEK IN REVIEW BY ELCOTT COLEBY (28 December 2015 to 1 January 2016)

Government House announced on New Year’s Eve, that 26 Bahamians from all walks of life have been named in Her Majesty the Queen’s 2016 New Year’s Honours list for exemplary service to the country. Receiving top honours or Knighthoods of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George are Franklin Wilson for services […]