The Bahamas Agrees To Haiti Mission

Fred Mitchell MP at the CELAC Summit 27 January Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell announced today that the CELAC Summit on 27 January in Quito, Ecuador agreed to a fact finding mission to Haiti at the request of the Haitian Government.  Elections for President in Haiti have been cancelled and no new date has been set.  […]

Immigration Minister Answers D’Aguilar

 Dionisio D’Aguilar In Response To Dionisio D’Aguilar’s Appearance on Jeffery Lloyd’s Radio Show On 26 January For Immediate Release 26 January 2016 I am advised that certain allegations about me personally and my performance as a Minister were made by the owner of Superwash and a former Board member of the failed Baha Mar project […]

The Rufa Case In Grand Bahama

Just as the people of Grand Bahama rose up and caused the expulsion of an errant Manager at the Memories Resort, pills there is quite a serious case to be made that they need to rise up with regard to Bruno Rufa. The following statement was issued by the Department of Immigration on the matter […]

Edison Key Tells His Side About FNM Plot

 Edison Key MP FNM for South Abaco says that he supports the Leader of the FNM Hubert Minnis not the attempt to unseat him. He said that an unnamed MP for the FNM came to him and tried to persuade him to sign on to an attempt to get the Governor General to remove Hubert […]

Mitchell At The Middle Of The World

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell at 0 latitude and on the line where East turns to West certified as the middle of the world by the indigenous people long before GPS established it as a scientific fact. 26th January, Quito in Ecuador.

Mitchell Visits Bahamian Student Amba Moss

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell visiting with Bahamian student Amba Moss on 27 January. Her parents are Ambry and Cheryl Moss of Nassau. The daughter is doing her teaching practice in Quito in Ecuador. She is living with an Ecuadorian family. The photo was taken at their home from left to right Amba Moss, Maria Carolina […]

A Gift To Allison From Ecuador

Fred Mitchell Foreign Minister delivering a gift to Allison Smith of the Broadcasting Corporation. It’s a Panama Hat made in Ecuador. It is a token from his recent visit there. The photo is taken in Freeport, Grand Bahama 29th January at the Passport Office.  

Sebas Sounds Off

Money can’t buy you love says the song but money it appears can cause you to say things that you shouldn’t.  Well here in his own words now is the man who is to be our king, one Sebas Bastian who as a rich young man, with access to all the political elite, their phone […]

Bostwick Gets A Fine

  Former Senator John Bostwick Jr. with his momma former MP Janet Bostwick (Tribune photo) The Bostwicks should be happy: the mother (Janet), the father Henry (QC) and the son (John Jr.), the latter now a convicted felon for having bullets in his luggage but with a not so bad option given to him.  On […]

Riot Gear For RBDF From Chinese Gift

The Tribune reported that the People’s Republic Of China on Thursday 28 January presented The Bahamas government with $1.2m to assist the Royal Bahamas Defence Force in enhancing its duties. Minister of National Security Dr Bernard Nottage told reporters, as he received the “gift” from the Chinese government, that it was the result of discussions […]

The Winners In Picewell Forbes’ Constituency

Deep Creek Primary, South Andros, Grade 4 students: Kevano Seymour (1st) and Tonea Durant (2nd) out of 10 students in the District Spelling Bee.  Their MP Picewell Forbes posted this on 29th January on his Facebook page:  “Congratulations from H. E. Picewell Forbes, MP, Mrs. Rahming and Staff at the Deep Creek Primary School and from […]

Christie Meets Rev. Ranfurly Brown

They expected high drama when the two met at St Agnes Patronal Festival last Sunday 24th January.  After all the last time the two met in public at St. Agnes was at the funeral of the late Bismark Coakley.  The then Archdeacon Brown told the Prime Minister that he the PM spoke too long at the […]

State Recognised Funeral For Former Senator Brown

Nassau, no rx Bahamas – The Cabinet Office announced today that a State-Recognized Funeral will be held for Edwin “Wykee” Brown, MBE, J.P., former Senator, on Friday, 5th February, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, Meeting Street.  Further, the body will lie-in-state in the foyer of the Senate, Parliament Square, from 9:00am on […]

BAHAMAS GETS COMMONWEALTH YOUTH GAMES

– The Bahamas has been awarded the 2017 edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games, it was announced today, aiming to unite 1000 young athletes aged 14-18 in a Caribbean carnival of impactful competition, personal development and new Commonwealth friendships. The 6th edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games will take place from 19-23 July 2017 in […]

JEROME AT LONDON CONFERENCE

Minister of Education, Science and Technology, The Honourable Jerome Fitzgerald was in London during 17 – 24 January, 2016 to attend several meetings, among which was the Education World Forum and the Education Ministers Action Group (EMAG), the latter in his capacity as Chair of the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers meeting held in […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

      ATLANTA, Georgia — Bahamas Consul General to Atlanta Randy Rolle and Vice Consul Mia Ferguson visited Bahamian students attending Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami, Oklahoma, which is included in Consul General Rolle’s jurisdiction, January 25 – 26, 2016.  They met with Mr. Adam Compton, Instrumental Music Instructor at Oklahoma A&M, to […]