MELANIE GRIFFIN FIGHTS AT THE UN FOR WOMEN

Minister for Gender Affairs Melanie Griffin posted this today on her Facebook page: Representing our country at the Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Commitment to Action. I am proud and honoured to do so. Accompanied by Ms. Allison Booker, Counselor at the Mission Office in New York.   

LETTER TO THE EDITOR FROM A YOUNG PLP

Good morning,  You asked the other day “what’s going on in my world?” Well here is some food for thought basically in summary.  Keep in mind, I can elaborate on all the below.   – Overwhelming amount of illegal immigrants crossing our borders – Our people especially in the Fox Hill area are living in […]

The Mitchell Family Photo

Fred Mitchell MP and the Minister of Foreign Affairs posed with this picture of his family who live in New York at the gathering of the Bahamian community in New York on Thursday 24th September from left: Dominic Mitchell, site nephew of the Minister and son of Matthew Mitchell, the Minister, the Prime Minister Perry […]

Bahamian Dies In Haitian Jail

(via Bahamas Information Services)  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has been advised by the Embassy of The Bahamas in Haiti, of the death of Bahamian citizen Christopher Adderley on Tuesday 22nd September, 2015.  Mr. Adderley along with another Bahamian national had been in custody by Haitian Authorities in Port-de-Paix, Haiti since 16th February, 2014.  The […]

The Latest On Bahamar

Both Prime Minister Perry Christie and Attorney General Allyson Gibson were in New York on Monday 22nd September to marl the occasion of the 50th anniversary of China State Construction Company.  Coming out of that confluence of events was the announcement that the company will go in to reassess as quickly as possible the Bahamar […]

Foreign Minister Meets Foreign Minister of UAE

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the Foreign Minister of United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan at the U N on 25th September. Environment Minister Ken Dorsett is third from left.  They discussed support for energy projects in The Bahamas, look Emirates Airlines flights to The Bahamas, an air services agreement, a double […]

Remarks by Fred Mitchell MP Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Rotary’s International Day For Peace Observances

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Rotary’s International Day For Peace Observances Nassau, The Bahamas Rawson Square 21 September 2015 I am honoured to be here this evening to mark the beginning of the General Assembly in New York at the United Nations and what since 1982 has been named the International Day For Peace.  […]

Washington

WASHINGTON, shop D.C. — Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell met with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Bathsheba N. Crocker on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, prior to leaving for the 70th Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Mr. Mitchell is pictured with Ms. […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

NEW YORK — Dr. Telina Smith, Chequita Hall-Stokes, Patrenella Storr-Smith, and April Bartlett, of Freeport, Grand Bahama, paid a Courtesy Call on the Hon. Forrester J. Carroll, Bahamas Consul General to New York, on Monday, September 21, 2015 at Bahama House, 231 E 46th Street. Consul General Carroll was one of the principals in a […]

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES FROM FREEPORT

by Brian Seymour Since attaining Independence in 1973, the Bahamas has had three Prime Ministers. First, there was the Father of the nation, Sir Lynden Pindling, secondly, The Honorable Hubert Ingraham; and now, The Honorable Perry Christie, the present sitting Prime Minister. All three men given allowances for human frailties have served us well. They […]

YOUNG PLPS TAKE ON IAN STRACHAN

Ian Strachan, ask the troubled professor. The College Professor Ian Strachan was busy as the devil on Friday 25th September.  He wrote 12 points which he said disqualified Perry Christie from being leader of the PLP.  The first point we make  is that Mr. Strachan doesn’t get to decide.   He is not PLP and so […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS WITH ELCOTT COLEBY

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (SEPTEMBER 21 – SEPTEMBER 4, find 2015) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT COLEBY PRIME MINISTER CHRISTIE MOVES BAHA MAR FORWARD  In an effort to move the Baha Mar project forward to completion, Prime Minister Christie met with the chairman of the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), the parent company of China […]

GEORGE SMITH ABOUT THE PLP LEADERSHIP RACE

Hon. George A. Smith, former MP and Minister These were the public thoughts from the former Local Government minister, Stalwart Councilor the PLP and former MP for Exuma.  They were in response to the announcement by PLP Leader Perry Christie that he intends to run again for office of Leader, that the Deputy Prime Minister […]

GALANIS WANTS A PLP CONTEST

Philip Galanis’ words from one of two forays into the press over the past week about the leadership race in the PLP as reported in The Tribune 23rd September:  “I fully support a challenge to Christie. We want the best person to lead the party in the next election, and the only way to confirm […]

A.G. AND LABOUR MINISTER SUPPORT PERRY CHRISTIE

Allyson Gibson, cialis Attorney General D. Shane Gibson MP, Minister for Labour 24th September 2015 Here is what the two Ministers said in their own words as they entered the Cabinet Office on Wednesday 23rd September just before the Cabinet meeting:  Senator Allyson Maynard Gibson  “I support our leader. We have a strong, visionary leader. […]

CHINA TO HELP WITH EYE SIGHT ISSUES IN GBI

BY Simon Lewis of the Bahamas Information Services 23rd September 2015 FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – For the second consecutive year, the Government of the People’s Republic of China has partnered with the Government of The Bahamas and the Ministry of Health to provide surgical intervention to help restore eyesight to many local residents who suffer […]

LATRAE RAHMING ON THE NATURE OF BAHAMIAN POLITICS

This is a thoughtful piece by a young PLP on the make.  He has volunteered to run for one of the Vice Chair positions in the PLP. While the theory on charismatic leadership is true to some extent, viagra the more basic fact is that the PLP is structured around a council where the votes […]

PRIME MINISTER IN NEW YORK AT THE UN

Prime Minister Perry Christie delivered the country’s statement on the occasion of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on 25th September at the United Nations.  He also witnessed the address to the world body by his Holiness the Pope Francis I, sildenafil the head of the Roman Catholic Church. The Prime Minister reiterated […]

PM SPEECH AT UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT

25 -27 SEPTEMBER 2015, NEW YORK  STATEMENT  BY  THE RIGHT HONOURABLE PERRY G. CHRISTIE, M.P. PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF FINANCE  COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS  25 SEPTEMBER 2015 Mr. President We are meeting at this historic moment when we leaders will adopt the 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.  Indeed it is the hope of the […]

LESLIE MILLER’S SOBERING ADMONITION

Leslie Miller MP PLP for Tall Pines says he is for Philip Davis as leader of the PLP but he doesn’t like all the back and forth and the nastiness.  He spoke on the Steve McKinney programme Hard Talk on 22nd September as reported by the Nassau Guardian: “ I would say right now that […]