Prime Minister Perry Christie with Chris Brown    Chris Brown addresses the crowds as the Prime Minister Perry Christie and the Minister of Sports Danny Johnson look on.    Prime Minister Perry Christie from the Sky Box at the Tommy Robinson Stadium    Spectators at the Chris Brown Invitational Saturday 16 April  He has been […]


The Tribune reported the following on  14 April: JONQUEL Jones, the Bahamian who has won multiple awards while at George Washington University, will play professional basketball for the Connecticut Sun next season after being picked in the Women’s NBA draft on Thursday night. Picked sixth by the Los Angeles Sparks she was immediately traded to the […]

Swiss Ambassador Calls On Foreign Minister

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Non-Resident Ambassador Designate of Switzerland to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas His Excellency Beat Nobs, paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration the Hon. Fred Mitchell, March 10, at the Ministry’s offices. Pictured from left: Swiss Honorary Consul Christian Coquoz; His Excellency Beat Nobs; Minister Mitchell; […]

Mitchell Back In The Berry Islands

From left to right Administrator Marlin Leary, Dr. Perry Gomez MP for the Berry Islands and Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs.    MPs Fred Mitchell and Perry Gomez with the Local Government Council and the Public officials on great Harbour Cay and Bullocks Harbour in the Berry Islands.  When Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell last […]

PLP Welcomes New FNM Chair

  Sidney Collie on the right raises hands with his opponent for the race for Chairman of the FNM Rodney Moncur.   The PLP congratulates a familiar political foe, Sidney Collie, on his election victory as chairman of the Free National Movement.The former FNM Deputy Leader, Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister is experienced in […]

Freedom Of Information Act

From left to right: Shantel Taylor (AG’s Office), Fern Bowleg (AG’s Office), Janice Knowles (Ministry of Education), Minister, Shane Miller (AG’s Office) and Shari Moxey ( AG’s Office) At a press conference 13 April Jerome Fitzgerald who is charged as Minister with responsibility for revamping the overreaching and complicated act left in place by Hubert […]

Defending Anthony Moss MP

Anthony Moss MP for Exuma and Ragged Island has been elected to Parliament on 3 separate occasions.  The last time he was elected to office, he did so with the largest majority ever.  Now comes a vicious attack on him in The Tribune, using leaked documents,  said to be minutes of a meeting held in Exuma on 7 […]

Caricom Response Is Weak

Caricom issued a statement last week about the Panama Papers and sought to defend the record of the Caribbean. We believe that the statement was not strong enough. The region has to issue a more spirited defence of the sector. THE “PANAMA PAPERS” The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply concerned by the resurgence of the […]

Cameron Is Supercilious

Last week, David Cameron, the Prime Minister of Great Britain, withstood the firestorm of controversy when it was revealed in the Panama Papers leak that his dad held a business investment in The Bahamas in which Mr. Cameron held a share up to just before he became Prime Minister.  Mr. Cameron claimed that in order to […]


  The Commonwealth Small States Office in Geneva hosted a reception, on the evening of Friday 8 April, 2016, for Commonwealth country representatives to welcome the new Secretary General of the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, QC. The new Secretary General expressed her appreciation at meeting the Commonwealth Ambassadors during her first few days […]


From left former Senator Heather Hunt, Senator Allyson Gibson, Senator Sharon Wilson, former Senator Lynn Holowesko,  Minister of Financial Services Hope Strachan,  Minister of Transport Glenys Hanna Martin,  former Senator Cheryl Buzzard, Minister of Social Services Melanie Griffin and Senator Robyn Lynes. The “Yes” vote was launched on Sunday last by the Prime Minister Perry Christie.  The vote is […]


This photo was taken at the cocktail reception  at Lyford Cay for the Inter-American Development Bank’s Board meeting in Nassau on Saturday 9th April at Lyford Cay.  Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell, Minister of State Michael Halkitis, the new Chair of the IDB and Venerable Archdeacon James Palacious.  The photo is by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services.