FNM REBELLION

Brian Seymore FNM REBELLION Street justice and mob rule.  The end justifies the mean.  Moving the goal post in the middle of the game and, winning at all costs.  These expressions represent the lowest standard for civilized man and for the making of a despot.  This is not the Bahamian way.  We have party conventions, […]

Eileen Carron On Riot Gear From The Chinese

There is an expression about going from the sublime to the ridiculous.  Eileen Carron, sickness who we have called a silly cow from time to time on this site, has now gone farther over the top.  Mrs. Carron., the intrepid editor of The Tribune, seeks to find a sinister motive behind the fact that riot […]

Jerome Fitzgerald Registers Voters With A Fun Day

The Claridge Primary School yard was packed to capacity as people flocked for hot dogs, sales hamburgers, popcorn and cotton candy and oh by the way to get registered to vote.  The Parliamentary Commissioner brought his staff into a classroom and people lined up to vote and got lunch in the bargain, all supported by […]

Gertrude Burnside Is Buried

She was the mother of Jackson (deceased); Stan, ampoule Julia and Waymon. Rest in peace dear mother and sister and matriarch.  The Prime Minister Perry Christie was there to say farewell along with the Attorney General Allyson Maynard Gibson, the Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell, the former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham and the MP for Tall […]

Brent Symonette Says He Wants To Lead The FNM

Brent Symonette, the heir and successor to the country’s first Premier Sir Roland Symonette, now says that he would be open to a run for Leader of the FNM but at the same time, he says that he supports Dr. Hubert Minnis.  Things get curiouser and curiouser.  We need to tell the UBP faction of […]

Having A Chat In The Senate

Fred Mitchell MP with the Prime Minister Perry Christie and the Leader of the Opposition Dr. Hubert Minnis in the foyer of the Senate following the viewing of the body of the late Senator Edward “ Wykie” Brown on Thursday 4th February.

Military Funeral For Inspector Sherman

A Full-Military Funeral Service was held for the late Wellington Carlton Sherman Inspector, (Retired) at 10:00 am on Friday 5th February 2016, First Baptist Church, Market Street and Coconut Grove Avenue. The service was conducted by Rev. Diana E. Francis and she will be assisted by Father Stephen Davies, Police Force Chaplain and other members […]

Mitchell Visits The Berry Islands

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the grade one students of the R N Gomez All Age School in Bullocks Harbour, the Berry Islands on Friday 5th February.  Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell touring the BEC plant in Bullocks Harbour in the Berry Islands with Berry Islands MP Dr. Perry Gomez 5th February. From left Island Administrator Marlon […]

THIS WEEK CONTINUED

A bill for an act to provide for the establishment of The Bahamas Agricultural Health and Safety Food Authority. A bill for an act to regulate food security and quality at all stages. A bill for an act to protect and promote plant health. A bill for an act to protect and promote animal health.  […]

THE WEEK IN REVIEW (1-5 FEBRUARY 2016)

This day in Parliament The Bahamas Parliament met on Wednesday, 3rd February to debate a compendium of food safety and security bills designed to protect the health and integrity of the local food chain from diseases and contamination. Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie took the opportunity under the agenda item ‘Statements […]

IMMIGRATION EXPLAINS THE RUFA CASE

On the Case of Bruno Rufa in Freeport 4 February 2016 The Tribune published a letter to the editor on 3 February signed under a cognomen which mischaracterized the actions of the Department in relation to the case of Bruno Rufa. The Department wishes again to place in the public domain the following statement issued […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

From left to right: High Commissioner Bethel, Bahamas Liaison Officer to IMO Bernis Pinder and Director General of the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) Captain Moin Ahmed. (Photo: Bahamas High Commission London)  Captain Moin Ahmed, Director General of the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Eldred Bethel on Thursday, […]

INGRAHAM INTERVENES

We would have loved to have been a fly on the wall to that conversation last Sunday between the lovely Candia Dames at the Nassau Guardian and Hubert Ingraham, viagra her favourite Prime Minister.  She got what she needed out of him and he got what he needed from her. She needed a headline. He […]

IT DOESN’T PAY TO BE SEEN AS A SUCKER

Andre Rollins is a most curious fellow these days.  It is lonely being an opposition MP that is not even wanted by the side that you are on.  The fellows were saying the other day that he showed up at the Opposition’s rally last week in a blue shirt when the signature colour of the […]