6 September 2015 Fred Mitchell, Foreign Minister, will leave The Bahamas today for Dominica. The purpose of the visit is to review the forms of assistance required and requested for Dominica in the wake of the devastation of Tropical Storm Erika. Some 80 per cent of the country’s infrastructure has been destroyed. The Bahamas has […]
We thank Monsignor Preston Moss for his service to the Fox Hill Community. Sunday 6 September was his last day as Pastor of St Anselm’s. The Monsignor has served as a Catholic priest for fifty years. God bless him.
6th September 2015
The Department of Civil Aviation has procured the agreement of the Grand Bahama Airport Company to pay overtime to Air Traffic Controllers at the Grand Bahama International Airport. The Company has agreed to pay the overtime on a retroactive basis less time previously taken off by Controllers in lieu of pay. The provision of […]
The Government notes and welcomes the judgment of the Supreme Court. It awaits receipt on Monday of the written judgment and the approved Order which will set out in extenso the terms of the powers of the liquidator.
The children of Mangrove Cay were happy and smiling as they surrounded by their beloved MP Picewell Forbes for his back to school gift giving on Saturday 5th September in Mangrove Cay, Andros. Happy days are here again!
Prime Minister Perry Christie speaking at the funeral of Rev. Stanley Pinder in Bimini 5 September. Our condolences to the family of the late Rev. Dr. Stanley Pinder, a Stalwart Councilor of the Progressive Liberal Party form Bimini. Rev. Pinder who was the Pastor and lead Bishop at the Zion Baptist Church in Bimini was […]
You suppose you can’t beat a fellow from trying but sometimes you should know when the game is up and it’s time to say Uncle. If you read the latest missive of Sarkis Izmirlian to his employees ( see below) about the decision on 4th September by the Court to appoint a provisional liquidator Edmond […]
“A MAN is recovering in hospital after he was shot while sitting in the Fox Hill Park on Wednesday afternoon.
Raynard Rigby spoke to the radio audience via the Jeffery Lloyd Show on August and indicated he was thinking of putting his name in the race for Chair. The next day both the newspapers led with the headline. Anyone can run for Leader of the PLP who is a PLP in good standing. The practicalities […]
The Nassau Guardian ran a speculative story during the past week about a possible run by Senator Frank Smith the former MP and now Chairman of the Public Hospitals Authority. Senator Smith said for the record that he made no decision but was thinking about it. His Uncle George Smith, ampoule the former Minister was […]
Lashan Gray, the President of the Bahamas Air traffic Controllers Union is at it again. Despite a settlement of the issues on overtime, the madness continues. It appears that some sort of disciplinary action is to be taken against the air traffic controller who took it upon himself to close down the airport in Freeport […]
Christopher Farrington running for Vice Chair of the PLP
The FNM gave away a brand new car with 24 other prizes. The Car went to Nickie! Congratulations Nickie. The raffle results came on 4th September. The other prize winners are listed below:
The Prime Minister Perry Christie with Mr. and Mrs. John Issa of Breezes Prime Minister Perry Christie cuts the cake to mark the 20th anniversary of Breezes in The Bahamas with from left John Issa, Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe, and Muna Issa who manages the Nassau property and the Prime Minister Prime Minister Perry […]
The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) notes the assertions appearing on the front page of a local newspaper, and which suggests that URCA has banned a song by a prominent local artist, from being played on radio stations in The Bahamas. URCA advises that it has neither banned nor taken any other action to […]
The Bahamas Parliament met on Wednesday, the 2nd September 2015 at 10am and a summary of the communications delivered by government ministers during the segment “statement by ministers” on the House agenda are highlighted below for public information and edification. Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie delivered a communication on the ratings analyses by both […]
The following statement was issued by Fred Mitchell MP and Minister of Foreign Affairs on 6 September 2015:
The story is by Kirshna Vrigill of The Tribune: THE Child Protection Amendment Act 2014 is now officially in operation, according to Minister of Social Services Melanie Griffin on 2nd September Mrs Griffin tabled the appointed day notice of the legislation, which states that it came into operation on August 26. This will ensure that […]
Today Moody’s Investor Services upheld The Bahamas’s investment grade credit rating and the stable ratings outlook. Moody’s expressed confidence that The Bahamas is on course to see a reduction in its debt burden over the near and medium-term. To the credit of the Government’s fiscal reform process and the improving economic outlook, the ratings agency’s […]