PLP SAYS NO TO FOREIGN OWNERSHIP OF MORGAN’S BLUFF

The following statement was issued by the Progressive Liberal Party in answer to a proposal being floated by a group connected to Brent Symonette, the former Minister, for the development of North Andros. For Immediate Release 18 June 2020 The Progressive Liberal Party goes on record in its vigorous opposition to the possible foreign takeover […]

Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Mishandles Bahamians Coming Home

( Editor’s Note: although this is old news, we print this because it is a sample of how the Government talks to its people during this Covid crisis. They actually think they are running a  military camp and that they are somehow doing us a great big favour.  Lots of dos and don’ts.  The arrival […]

TWO FOREIGN RESIDENTS BUY THEIR WAY BACK INTO NASSAU

So the cocktail circuit in Lyford Cay must have been really busy this past week with the chat that two of their residents had managed to buy their way back into The Bahamas despite the ban on incoming travel for visitors and Bahamian citizens alike.  While Hubert Minnis, the Prime Minister has valiantly withstood the […]

MINNIS SAYS NO MORE FOREIGN MASKS BUT IT AIN’T WHAT IT SEEMS

So with a great deal of pride and fanfare, the FNM government put out another order on the Covid 19 matter.  This time on 9 April 2020, they announced that with effect from 10 April 2020, no foreign made non-medical masks could be imported into The Bahamas. Three cheers for Minnis. Here he was fulfilling […]

FOREIGN MINISTER WASTING TIME PLEADING TO THE U.S.

So the United States  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had the foreign ministers of Jamaica, The Bahamas, St Lucia, Haiti, St. Kitts and Nevis, Belize and the Dominican Republic over for tea. They met in Jamaica on Tuesday 21 January 2020 and in this round table discussion, the US pressed their support for the overthrow […]

THE FINAL FAREWELL FROM FOREIGN OFFICER IN BRUSSELLS

Editor’s note: After serving in Brussels in his first posting overseas as a Foreign Service Officer, Antonio Butler (far right of the photo) has been recalled. There were farewell parties galore including one by the office that is booting him back home.  A diplomat to the end. Here is what he said to the church […]

The Foreign Minister Must Defend The Immigration Officers

Last week, The Tribune carried a remarkable front-page story in which it said that Senior Officers of Immigration past and present were implicated in a scam to smuggle people into the US as alleged in an affidavit sworn by one Edward Saintil.  Mr. Saintil claims to be a Bahamian and has a Bahamian passport and […]

BPL Union Says No Foreign Workers

Union Chief for the line staff workers at Bahamas Power and Light Paul Maynard raised the alarm at the company when foreign workers showed up at the Clifton plant to maintain the engines which he claimed are to be abandoned and replaced.  This was done after dismissing Bahamians who were working for BPL at a […]

The Foreign Ministry Grows Some Balls

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SAYS HAITIAN EMBASSY OFFICIAL INTERFERED IN DOMESTIC ISSUE NASSAU, Bahamas — The Ministry of Foreign of Affairs said yesterday that a Haitian Embassy official interfered in the domestic affairs of The Bahamas, the Guardian reported on July 26. The ministry was responding to an article that appeared in The Tribune on Tuesday […]

A MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OUT IN THE GALAXY

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 […]

The String City Violists Visit The Foreign Minister

Tuesday 28 Ma4ch 2017 The Video of Stevie S’ Come Go To Bimini Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the String City Violinists at the Foreign Ministry 28 March. The violinists and their drummers are made up.of children from schools across New Providence both public and private. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the drummers from the […]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs On Hurricane Relief Fund

Statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs  On The Bahamas Hurricane Restoration Fund For Immediate Release 13 October 2016 As a result of an inaccurate and unauthorized social media post by one of our staff members concerning the legitimacy of the Bahamas Hurricane Restoration Fund, cialis usa the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to reaffirm […]

VOICE NOTE ON STUDENTS IN CUBA

03 October NASSAU, buy cialis Bahamas — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell in a voice note late Sunday evening updated the public on Bahamian Students in Cuba. Please click here for the full message: https://www.facebook.com/mofabahama/videos/817631165040920/

Foreign Minister To Speak Monday Morning At The UN

Fred Mitchell, viagra generic the Foreign Minister, viagra sales will give the country’s annual statement at the United Nations on Monday 26th September sometime between 10 and 11 a m.  The speech can be seen on the UN’s website UN.org or live from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration’s website

THE PLP AND ITS CORE VALUES / FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

The PLP is on a collision course with itself. Are the core values of the party still relevant; or, viagra sales have they been cast aside? On the other side, foreign direct investment that all important instrument being used to help develop and modernize the country. These two competing interests stand in the balance, and […]

Mitchell At The Foreign Ministers Meeting

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with delegates to the Caricom Foreign Ministers at their annual conference in Kingstown in St Vincent and the Grenadines on 10 May. From left Nickeva Eve on secondment to Caricom Secretariat, Mr. Mitchell, High Commissioner Picewell Forbes, Ann Archer, Foreign Service officer.    Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell at the conference of […]

The Adderley Family Attacks Foreign Affairs Minister

  Sharon Adderley is suffering badly it appears so much so that it has affected her mind and good judgment. For the past three weeks, she working along with Adrian Gibson, The Tribune columnist, and who as we say is a graduate of the Fred Smith School of stupidity, has released information in the public […]

Foreign Ministry Clarifies The Position On Secretary General

On Friday 13th November, the candidate for Secretary General of the Commonwealth Ronald Saunders spoke to The Tribune and said that he was promised the support of the Prime Minister of The Bahamas for the job of Secretary General of the Commonwealth.  The Foreign Ministry issued the following statement in reply: Statement from the Ministry […]

Foreign Ministry Responds To Inaccurate Adrian Gibson Comment

It is interesting how Adrian Gibson, for sale a Tribune columnist who is also an associate of Fred Smith QC, publishes a letter which purportedly came from people detained in the prison on suspicion of being a security risk to The Bahamas.  He accepts it uncritically, even saying that he could not vouch for the […]