THE FNM HAS A PROBLEM

“Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.”  Luke 6:45 The FNM coalition went on the attack this past week.  Firstly, they attacked Immigration and Foreign Affairs Minister, Fred Mitchell who is quite able to defend himself from any and all comers about his actions in office as Minister.  The second assault came […]

HEADMASTER PAUL TURNQUEST HONOURED

San Salvador School Principal Hailed for 40-Plus Years as an Educator By Kathryn Campbell Bahamas Information Services    SAN SALVADOR, cialis sale and Bahamas – The community of San Salvador celebrated the exemplary service and dedication of Paul Turnquest, former principal of United Estates Primary School, for more than 40 years to the field of […]

MITCHELL RESPONDS ON IMMIGRATION MATTERS

  Fred Mitchell MP in the House on Wednesday 24 February.  The photos are by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services. COMMUNICATION BY FRED MITCHELL MP MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND IMMIGRATION ON IMMIGRATION MATTERS 23 February 2016 House of Assembly Nassau Mr. Speaker, I intend to address immigration issues in the public domain. The […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (22 – 26 FEBRUARY 2016) BY ELCOTT COLEBY

This day in Parliament The Bahamas Parliament convened at 10am on Wednesday, 24th February to debate and pass amendments to the Bail Act.  Minister of Social Services and Community Development the Hon. Melanie Griffin officially presented to the House the report on gender-based violence and its recommendations inclusive of the establishment of a Gender Based Violence Authority […]

Foreign Affairs Responds To Adrian Gibson

The chief graduate of the Fred Smith school of stupidity (he works for Fred Smith QC), just added another title to his name that of unethical journalist.  Adrian Gibson in his most recent column in The Tribune claimed that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was using money sent by families to Haiti through its offices to […]

Ma Rubie’s Funeral

          Fred Mitchell MP at the burial of Ruby “Ma Rubie” Percentie in Harbour Island on Saturday 27 February.  Mrs. Percentie took over her husband’s businesses after he died unexpectedly in 1979 and left her with 8 children.  A widow with no or little formal education, health she ran the businesses, making them […]

The Quizzical Mr. Rollins In The House

We present this commentary about Andre Rollins who was taught a lesson about how not to behave by Fred Mitchell MP in the House of Assembly on Wednesday 24th February.  Mr. Rollins tried to assert his case that Fred Mitchell had acted above the law.  Instead he came off as at best unprepared and at worst just […]

Michael Pintard An Intellectual Midget

Following the Communication to Parliament by Fred Mitchell MP  on 24 February which comprehensively answered all questions related to the release of two Cuban nationals from the Fox Hill Prison, Michael Pintard the Chairman of the FNM, was in the press demanding this and that. He came off like a potcake dog in the yard that starts […]

Candia Says She Is Not Intimidated

It is amazing when you don’t have anything in your head but rely on your charms to get ahead in your profession.  You get to think of yourself as the centre of the universe, like it’s all about you.  Such is the disposition of Candia Dames, the Nassau Guardian’s Managing Editor, with her anti PLP, anti-Perry Christie […]

Michael Scott Speaks For White Bahamians

Michael Scott deserves the expression “twit”.  Why would he make the kind of inflammatory, racist remarks that he did last week on the radio show of Juan McCartney 96.9?  He is an Exuma white man.  The kind that has to over extend to be sure that they are not called Black.  He claimed that the White people don’t support […]

SO WHAT LESSONS DOES THE PLP LEARN FROM JA?

The new Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holeness with his wife and children.  She too is an MP and according to her husband qualified to be in the Cabinet. W. and his wife are in a fix. They need money.  Both work. He has just gotten a new prosthetic leg, price 49,000 dollars.  His wife worked in Nassau […]