MAJORITY RULE DAY OBSERVED

Peter Ramsay’s photo shows the observance today of  the 49th year since Majority Rule came to our country in 1967.  The commemoration was observed at the graveside of Sir Lynden Pindling at St Agnes Cemetery.  His widow now the Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling, the Prime Minister Perry Christie, Fred Mitchell MP, the Hon Arthur Hanna, former Governor General […]

THE CATHOLICS START THE LEGAL YEAR

Roman Catholic Archbishop of Nassau and The Bahamas  was the chief celebrant at the Red Mass honouring the start of the legal year and he prayed for justice today at St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral.  The photo is by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services.

MAJORITY RULE DAY IN PHOTOS

Freddie Munnings Jr. sings Bahama Lullaby at the Freddie Munnings Sr. retrospective in Rawson Square Saturday 9th January.    The Munnngs family with the Prime Minister ( mauve tie ) and Cabinet Members Fred Mitchell and Danny Johnson after the Freddie Munnings retrospective at Rawson Square 9 January    A reprise of Funk Nassau by Ray Munnings […]

National Health Insurance Official Statement

NHI Bahamas: The Facts Statement from the Government of The Bahamas on National Health Insurance (via the Bahamas Information Services)   “As we celebrate the start of the 2016 year we are also celebrating a big step towards a better health care system in The Bahamas. The Government of The Bahamas remains committed to having […]

King Eric Regatta This Weekend

Minister responsible for Regattas Alfred Gray   on 6th January  presenting a  cheque to the Gibson Family of the late King Eric Gibson  for support for the King Eric Gibson Regatta taking place this weekend in Montagu Bay. It is the ‘All-for-One-Regatta”.  The formerly known New Year’s Day Regatta is being transformed into the making of the premiere Regatta in Nassau.

Melanie Griffin Meets the IDB

NASSAU, Bahamas, January 8, 2016 (BIS) – Minister of Social Services and Community Development the Hon. Melanie Griffin welcomed Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Country Representative Maria Florencia Attademo-Hirt in a courtesy call at the Ministry, January 8, 2016. During the visit they discussed progress made on the Social Safety Net Programme RISE that was launched […]

KELLY BURROWS ON FNM MISSTEPS

Dear Editor  Can someone explain to me the reason for the treatment of. Monique Gomez the President of the women’s association of the FNM, who was denied the nomination for the South Beach Constituency, after working assiduously in the area non-stop from the last election to be treated with such disdain. Mr. Howard “Bambozzle” Johnson […]

THE BAHAMASAIR STORY

New Bahamasair plane in service at LPIA 9 January arriving from Marsh Harbour. Ok so the new Bahamasair ATR is in service.  It does the flight from Nassau to Marsh Harbour and then to Palm Beach and back again.  The first of five were delivered on 27th November.  So far none of the dire predictions of the anti ATR […]

PRESS CLUB HEARS ABOUT NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

NASSAU, Bahamas, January 7, 2016 (BIS) — Legislating national development planning is viewed as the first step in correcting the deep social issues that challenge Bahamians daily in achieving progress. Dr. Nicola Virgill-Rolle, Director of Economic Development and Planning of the National Development and Planning Unit in the Office of The Prime Minister, presented to […]

A CORPSE NEVER COMPLAINS ABOUT THE COLD

  Tribune photo of alleged murderer of Coach Devince Smith being led to court on 7 January When Deangelo Bethel, the owner of Snapper’s Restaurant in Fox Hill, was executed on the streets near the Montagu Beach with his wife in the car  in the early days of 2016,  shock waves went through a community that  has become […]