There was a time when the Ministry of Tourism used to celebrate the month of June as Poinciana June. Well June is gone but the red and gold poinciana are still there marking the summer landscape.
The FNM Crew “officially: opening the Fishing Hole Road Causeway Bridge in Freeport Friday 26 June 2020 from left Minister Kwasi Thompson, MP Pakeisha Parker, the Prime Minister, Minister Iram Lewis and Minister Desmond Bannister. The man next to the Prime is a rep of Waugh Construction. So anxious was Prime Minister Hubert Minnis and […]
The following statement was issued by the Progressive Liberal Party’s spokesman on Finance Chester Cooper MP and Deputy Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party: We note that Moody’s credit ratings service has now downgraded our credit ratings several levels, firmly into junk territory. In fact, being downgraded two notches on the credit front, and being […]
Our columnist Keely Burrows was not happy at all about the treatment received at a private health care facility in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Here is what he writes after his visit there: After pondering an experience I went through this morning, I feel the need to share how I was physically attacked by a psychopathic […]
It is reported that a seaman on board a vessel passing through The Bahamas docked at Exuma, a Covid free island in The Bahamas on Wednesday 17 June 2020, for the transfer of a seaman from the boat who was a Covid suspect. This sent shock waves through Exuma and a bit of panic. The […]
We congratulate Senator JoBeth Coleby Davis and her husband Donavan on the 3rd anniversary of their marriage.
Leader supports the Black Lives Matter Movement in the United States Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen, members of the Press, and those joining us via Social Media. I want to recognize the recent loss of two nation-builders and trailblazers who were giants in their respective fields – the late Patrick Bethel, an educator, author and a gentleman and Paul Eric Hanna, a […]
The PLP At Lakeview Memorial Cemetery to mark the 20th anniversary of the passing of Sir Randal Fawkes. Present were Leader Philip Davis, Chairman Fred Mitchell, Deputy Leader Chester Cooper and Secretary General Barbara Cartwright. The Fawkes Family was represented by his daughter Rosalie, sons Francis and David. The services were joined by Bernard Evans, […]
(Editor’s note: Ms. Dames later said that the Prime Minister did not give such an instruction either)
The deadline is 18th June for the module for those who wish to be candidates for the PLP in the next general election or those who simply want to learn about the party’s policies, history and procedures. You can access this link: https://goo.gl/79RbVc The programme outline is as follows: Module For Aspirant Applicants For Candidacies […]
Karen Hamilton, a parent of a student at Sandidlands wrote this and circulated it on the web: Hello everyone ! I attended my son’s graduation this morning, He is the Deputy Head Boy at Sandilands Primary school. I felt it for Miss Ferguson ,she hanged her head down when the Teachers , students and parents […]
The Progressive Liberal Party’s Chairman Senator Fred Mitchell announced last week a module for aspirants candidates of the PLP. This week he announced that the module may be of general public interest and so it more generally available for the member of the public. Here is the announcement and course outline: Module For Aspirant Applicants […]
It’s June and the whole island of New Providence is dotted with the red of the Poinciana trees. But there is also one tree that blooms in gold. A moral tale. Try as the reds might try to destroy the gold…we are still standing.
Senator Fred Mitchell with Senators Clay Sweeting and Jobeth Davis and Fox Hill Chair Charlene Marshall at PLP Branch Fox Hill meeting 21 June