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CHESTER COOPER ASKS FOR TREASURY COMMITTEE TO REPORT

Today, I have written to the chairman of the Treasury Committee of Parliament for a meeting to examine the state of the treasury, which is our mandate so to do. Whilst we have received weekly health briefings on the COVID-19 crisis from health officials, we do not receive economic briefings, which is of critical importance. […]

IMF ISSUES FNM PROPAGANDA REPORT

What are the facts on the Government’s budget process?  What is the state of the Bahamian economy?  If your read the propaganda piece which the International Monetary Fund put out last week following a  staff visit to the country, you would think that everything in hunky dory.  According to them, there is going to be […]

Chester Trashes The FNM’s Latest Budget Report

Response to Government’s 2018 Fiscal Strategy Report Chester Cooper, Exumas and Ragged Island MP, PLP Deputy Leader November 25, 2018 In a fiscal year following a record deficit, with no national disaster impacting The Bahamas, and a massive, reckless, pain inducing tax increase, that the government still finds itself in the position of having overshot […]

A Report On Fred Mitchell At Sandilands Graduation | 7 June 2018

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 […]

BAHAMAS RESPONDS TO TERRORISM REPORT

Nassau, New Providence – Today on MSNBC Cable News, on a show hosted by Joy-Ann Reid, a guest, Malcolm Nance, a reported expert in security and terrorism, made the following statement: “We [the United States] have not banned terrorists from Brazil. ISIS has dozens of members from Brazil or Trinidad or The Bahamas who have more […]

REPORT FROM THE NEMA ON THE HURRICANE DAMAGE

Acklins: flooding has been reported, ask significant flooding reported in Snug Corner and Mason’s Bay. Five houses were destroyed in Mason’s Bay, and four in Snug Corner; but there no injuries reported. All residents were accounted for in the visited settlements. Power outages have been reported. Crooked Island: Attempts are still being undertaken to establish […]

FOREIGN MINISTRY DENOUNCES OAS REPORT

The public is advised that the government of The Bahamas is in receipt of a report from the Inter-American Human Rights Commission of the Organization of American States regarding an assessment of the conditions at the Carmichael Road Detention Center and issuing precautionary measures.  The measures were issued it said because a number of human […]

What James Smith had to say

James Smith, cialis canada recipe the former Central Bank Governor, the former Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance took issue with the report on investment by the United States government on investment in The Bahamas ( see Comment of the Week). His remarks were printed in The Tribune of 4th July: “Any report […]

The US Defends the investment report

U.S. Embassy Statement: 2014 Investment Climate Statement The United States Embassy has noted a great deal of interest in the 2014 Investment Climate Statement on The Bahamas. The Department of State prepares Investment Climate Statements on an annual basis in order to provide U.S. firms with country/region and economy-specific information and assessments of investment laws, […]