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 A NEW CHIEF JUSTICE: Congratulations and welcome to the new Chief Justice of The Bahamas Ian Winder.  He took office on 3 August 2022 being sworn in by Deputy to Governor General Cynthia Pratt. This is a new era and great things are expected from him.  He succeeds Sir Brian Moree. Our photo of the […]

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TOO MANY DROWNINGS IN THE BAHAMAS

The internet site Bahamaspress.com reported that within the last week there have been 23 drownings in The Bahamas.  That is one too many.  Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell speaking in Fox Hill on Emancipation Day and sending out prayers for fishermen in the Fox Hill area as the crawfish season began said that he wanted to […]

AN IDLE DEBATE ABOUT HOW MANY HAITIANS ARE HERE

So a Haitian diplomat, the Charge of the Haitian Embassy Anthony Brutus got into the press last week to tell us that he thinks that there are 150,000 Haitians living in The Bahamas.  No proof was offered but that is his guess. The census is now being done of the country and we should know […]

WATCHING WHAT IS HAPPENING ON DEBT

There is a story that is being spun about The Bahamas on the international markets. That story is that The Bahamas will default on its national debts within two years. This drumbeat continues despite the fact that the economy in The Bahamas has bounced back substantially and the American economy is going great guns.  This […]

BRIAN MOREE SHOULD NOT BE ON THE COURT OF APPEAL

There is an old Bahamian saying: “ not every goodbye is gone”  That certainly seems to be the case with the surprise appointment of Sir Brian Moree to the Court of Appeal after his retirement from the Supreme Court.  For so many reasons this appointment is wrong. That’s all we have to say.

THE RELENTLESS MARCH TOWARD BEING CASHLESS

For the past few weeks, we have described in pretty harsh terms the issue of the Central Bank trying to force this country to become a cashless society.  There seemed to be a temporary respite when the bank seemed to climb down from the fool’s errand of abolishing cheques. But from remarks attributed to the […]

THE TEACHERS SIGN FROM GRAND BAHAMA… BELINDA LEFT OUT

Bahamas Educators Counsellors and Allied Workers Union (BECAWU) signed an agreement with the Bahamas Government led by the Ministry of the Public Service’s Labour Unit to cover an industrial agreement for line staff teachers in Grand Bahama on Friday 5 August 2022. The union is a breakaway from the troublesome Belinda Wilson’s Bahamas Union of […]

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The Classic Photo of Christie, Ingraham, Davis, and Fred Mitchell

This week and month mark the birthdays of the former Prime Ministers and the Prime Minister.  So Hubert Ingraham and Perry Christie have birthdays this month and so did the now Prime Minister Philip Davis.  Next thing we knew the black and white photo appeared, don’t know the event or time but there they all […]

Sgt Chris Curry Gets Married

Congratulations to one of the Royal Bahamas Police Force aides in the detail of Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell.  His name is Sargent Chris Curry and he was married on Saturday 6 August 2022 at the Pilgrim Baptist Church on St James Road. He is married to the former Ladell Kinteh. All the best going forward.

Tom Ferguson’s 74th Birthday

Fred Mitchell, Foreign Minister, with old friend Tom Ferguson at his Club in Quackkoo St celebrating Mr. Ferguson’s 74th birthday. Joined by his wife PLP Branch Chair Joann Ferguson, friends Permanent Secretary at Ministry of Works Luther Smith and former ZNS Manager and Mr. Ferguson’s St John’s College in Nassau’s classmate Anthony Foster. 4 August […]

With C A Newry On Guardian Radio Fred  Mitchell

Guardian Radio A.M. with CA Newry – August 3 2022 | Guardian Radio A.M. with CA Newry (castos.com)

The PM In Beloved Cat Island

Prime Minister Philip Davis spent the holiday weekend in Cat Island, the lead island in his constituency of Cat Island, Rum Cay and San Salvador 29 July 2022

The Official Funeral For Vernon Symonette

Prime Minister Philip Davis views the mortal remains of former Speaker of the House of Assembly Vernon Symonette at the House of Assembly on Thursday  28 July 2022.

Emancipation Day

PM Wishes His Deputy Happy Birthday

29 July 2022 Join me in wishing my friend and brother Chester Cooper Happy Birthday. I pray that God continues to strengthen you with good health and blessings as you celebrate more years to come.

The Fox Hill Festival

Miss Bahamas Universe Contestants

Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs, pays a call on the visiting beauties, charming young ladies, as they pay a call on the wife of Prime Minister Philip Davis, Mrs Ann Marie Davis, in the Office of The Spouse, at the Foreign Ministry 21 July 2022 with Loretta Robinson and Anthony Smith in the Miss […]