Bahamar Rises From The Dead

The man who headed the Bahamar project and could not bring it to completion was in the press last week. Incredible! He was incensed says The Tribune that developers of The Pointe next to the British Colonial Hilton was boasting that they will finish the project, purchase that there was no shortage of money, and […]

Danny Johnson At The Buddy Hield Game

Buddy Hield’s buzzer winning shot, was ruled not to count after a video review and so his team lost the game by a nail biter. That did not stop the Minister of Sports Daniel Johnson and Consul  General Randy Rolle from  being there and enjoying themselves and supporting Buddy, an Eight Mile Rock native named the best basketball player […]

The Funeral Of Felix Seymour

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Brian Seymour, Cathy his wife, his brother Kirk, Parliamentary Secretary Cleola Hamilton and Mr. Mitchell at the interment of Felix Seymour in Freeport 12 March.  The photo was taken in Grand Bahama Memorial Park.  Mr. Seymour, a retired hotelier, was buried following a service at Christ The King Anglican Church in Freeport. He was […]

Young PLPs Despairing—Don’t

Peter Nygard, Billionaire in the News The recent video tapes going around about the comments of Peter Nygard about the leaders of the PLP has the young of our country and party in a tailspin.  The question is what do they say?  For years they have been preaching the gospel that there is a need to get […]

Mitchell On Fred Smith Q. C.

Fred Mitchell MP responds to Fred Smith QC on a report that he has filed a law suit against Mr. Mitchell: I have been advised that the press has reported the filing of a law suit against me in my personal capacity, charging malfeasance in office in connection with decisions made as the Minister for […]

Mitchell On Michael Pintard

Statement By Fred Mitchell MP responding to allegations made by Michael Pintard, Chairman of the FNM, that Mr. Mitchell misled the Parliament: It appears once again that the FNM cannot resist standing up for foreigners rather than for Bahamians. That is what Michael Pintard has to explain to the Bahamian people. In the face of […]

Deputy Prime Minister Responds To The Tribune

10 March 2016 Statement by The Hon. Philip Brave Davis Deputy Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas The use of an untested affidavit to make allegations that smear my character is irresponsible. It is astounding that a newspaper of record would stoop to such nonsense. This is indeed a new low even for […]

Keod Smith Responds To The Tribune

Statement issued by Keod Smith, Attorney and former Member of Parliament in response to allegations contained in The Tribune and The Punch publications of Thursday 10th March 2016: The Bahamian people would know that for almost three years since it was revealed and documented as an easily verifiable fact that Louis Bacon is the great […]

Bradley Roberts On Andre Rollins

Speaking at the Ft Charlotte Branch of the PLP’s monthly meeting on 8th March, PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts acknowledged the poor representation of Andre Rollins the MP who has since left the PLP and announced that there would soon be a response to the request of Alfred Sears Q C to return to the seat: Since […]

Bahamians Deported From The United States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11th March 2016 Ministry of Foreign Affairs (via the Bahamas Information Services) The government of The Bahamas wishes to acknowledge and advise of the landing of twenty-three Bahamians deported from the United States on Thursday 10 March. This landing follows new Immigration and Customs enforcement (ICE) procedures by United States authorities for […]

THIS WEEK CONTINUED…

Officials of the Department of Social Services, drugstore Ministry of Social Services and Community Development, on Monday, March 7, 2016 launched the Enrollment Phase of the RISE (Renewing, Inspiring, Sustaining, Empowering), the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme designed to elevate challenged Bahamians out of poverty. With phase one covering registration, the third and fourth phases will cover Targeting […]

BRADLEY ROBERTS ON THE PROTESTS

10 March 2016 A statement from Bradley Roberts, Chairman of the PLP: The Leader of the Opposition Dr. Hubert Minnis displayed crass stupidity and a frightening rashness of language, when he foolishly raged outside the Magistrate’s Court today during the charging of persons involved in a melee at Cabbage Beach, Paradise Island, during a protest […]

THE MADNESS OF EILEEN CARRON

Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad—Longfellow There is a very bitter and lonely widow sitting at her computer out in Camperdown every day God sends, spewing bile and bitterness in every direction.  She cannot help herself.  Lynden Pindling defeated all the old values: prejudice, racism, white superiority, British colonialism, back in 1967 and to […]