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JUSTICE JEANNE THJOMPSON SAYS: Eggs on our faces over travel ban reversal

27 July 2020 Dear Editor, On July 22, The Bahamas government banned all commercial flights to The Bahamas save for those originating in the United Kingdom, the European Union and Canada. This meant that commercial flights emanating from the USA, where most of our tourists come from, would not be allowed. In an attempt at […]

THE FNM GOVERMENT STEPS BACK ON U S TRAVEL

Last week, we reported in this space that Hubert Minnis, the Prime Minister, forgot to tell his Ministry of Foreign Affairs and his Ministry of Tourism that he was about to lock down the country. That meant that the U S Government who leads our closest neighbour and our biggest trading partner was unaware that […]

OUTRAGE OVER OFFICIAL TRAVEL

The Prime Minister Hubert Minnis had just returned from his foreign trip, the heady atmosphere of state craft with the Heads of Government of CARICOM down in Barbados.  So as he lands and does his press conference, the press asks him about his expenditure on travel. Testy, testy. The Prime Minister exploded when they asked […]

20 People Travel In The PM’s Team To The U N

It was like a pilgrim’s progress.  The PLP said nothing because complaining about the size of a delegation for travel is so stupid.  The only thing that needed to be pointed out was the hypocrisy of it all. The hypocrisy and deceit of complaining in opposition abut the size of traveling delegations for The Bahamas, […]