On The Killings In Fox Hill

10 December 2016  An unspeakable tragedy has struck the Fox Hill constituency and community yet again.  A child is dead.  Other children are suspected in the killing.  All of them are from families that care for them.  All families are suffering.  I join in the grieving for my constituents and the community of Fox Hill; […]

The Future Of Grand Bahama

Prime Minister Perry Christie, doctor   Attorney General Allyson Gibson,  CEO of the Hutchison Port Group in Grand Bahama Godfrey Smith and Foreign Minster Fred Mitchell at a dinner held by the Hutchison Port Group in London to discuss the future of their investment in the city of Freeport on 2nd December.  The photo is by Peter Ramsay of […]

The Funeral For Herbert Scott

  Herbert Scott was one of the bright stars of the Class of 1970 of St Augustine’s College.  He was an active member of St George’s Anglican Church and a founder of the singing group of Anglican Men called the Sons of Thunder. Sadly he passed away after a long illness.  He was buried from Christ Church […]

Ralph Gonsalves Wins Again In St Vincent

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves at the rally last Sunday 6th December at the new jet port, which is a first for St Vincent built by Dry Gonsalves’ Government, who was then now seeking a 4th consecutive term. Dry Gonsalves flew into the airport on a LIAT ATR to show the […]

Picewell Forbes Joins His Constituents For Christmas

    The three photos were taken at the annual Christmas Programme for the Central Andros High School Christmas Party.  Shown are the children performing  while Apostle Dorinda Dean, MP Picewell Forbes District Superintendent  of Education  Emily Miller and Principal Wanda Dean in Love Hill, Andros on Friday 11 December.

Visiting With SAC Students

Fred Mitchell, Foreign Minister, at St Augustine’s College 11th December grade 9. Jordan Taylor, son of Desmond Taylor of our New York office stands far left with his classmates and the minister.

COMBATTING GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

NASSAU, Bahamas (BIS) — Unified involvement is going to be required if The Bahamas is to successfully honour its obligations to the eradication of gender-based violence, particularly against women with disabilities. A World Health Organization (WHO) report indicates that emotional, physical and sexual abuse of women with disabilities “is a problem of crisis proportions,” persons […]

THE CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE

  Prime Minister Perry Christie at lunch at Government House on 8th December.     Toasting to the Governor General, Minister of Transport Glenys Hanna Martin and Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis with their glasses raised at lunch on 8thDecember.   

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

    NEW Y ORK — Hon. Forrester J. Carroll (second from right), Bahamas Consul General to New York, and other members of the CARICOM Consular Corps in New York attended a meeting hosted by New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton (center) at One Police Plaza on Wednesday, December 2, 2015. During the meeting, […]

MITCHELL REPONDS TO LOFTUS ROKER

The following statement was delivered in the House of Assembly on 9th November in answer to an interview with the press The Tribune , published by former Minister A Loftus Roker about the future of The Bahamas and its political leaders: Finally, I address generally the subject of the doom and gloom that is again […]

Statement On Baroness Scotland

House of Assembly, Nassau 9 December 2015 I now turn to the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Malta: Mr. Speaker, this meeting brings together every two years 53 countries from across the former British Empire. For The Bahamas we continue as members because it is an efficient form of diplomacy. We get the opportunity […]

MITCHELL ANSWERS FRED SMITH

The following communication was delivered to the House of Assembly on Wednesday 9th  December in answer to a series of statements made by the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association on immigration policies in The Bahamas.  You may click here for the full statement by Fred Mitchell, prescription the Minister for Immigration. COMMUNICATION BY FRED MITCHELL MP MINISTER […]