EXUMA’S 63 RD REGATTA

Prime Minister Perry Christie presented the trophy to Skipper Stephen Smith of the Lady Muriel in the Class A competition at the National Regatta at Georgetown in Exuma on Saturday 30 April.

Rt. Hon Perry G Christie UK Caribbean Forum

UK Caribbean Forum Freeport, Grand Bahama 27 April 2016 Check against delivery Excellences Ladies and Gentlemen Foreign Secretary, Ministers and Heads of Delegations   This is a special honour for me to add my words of welcome to The Bahamas, to Grand Bahama and to this biennial forum between the United Kingdom and the Caribbean. We […]

Altamese Isaacs At The Grand Boy’s Wedding

Altamese Isaacs is the office administrator of the Fox Hill Constituency office. Her grandson Marvin Hanna married Christal Payne of Bermuda and with them are his buddy Nicholas Mitchell, the nephew of Fred Mitchell MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs. The wedding took place at Holy Spirit Anglican Church on 30th April.

Bar President Is Wrong On Privilege Point

On 27 April, Bar President Ellsworth Johnson, angling for an FNM nomination it appears, got into the debate on parliamentary privilege, claiming that by criticizing the stupid decision of this Judge in favour of Save The Bays and their so called injunction, MPs were threatening the Judiciary and the Bar was ready to defend judicial […]

Hubert Minnis Clueless On Corruption

Hubert Minnis, the hapless, helpless and hopeless Leader of the Opposition, charged last week at a political meeting on Thursday 28 April that the PLP is corrupt, that he intends to pass special measures if he becomes PM to deal with corruption through a special prosecutor.  He was also on his soap box chastising MPs who […]

UK CARIBBEAN FORUM

 Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville, left, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell at a press briefing Wednesday to announced the staging of the 9th UK-Caribbean Forum in Grand Bahama April 29-30, Freeport, Bahamas – Prime Minister Perry Christie is expected to officially open the 9th United Kingdom-Caribbean Forum in Grand […]

SPEAKER STANDS UP FOR MPS

The following statements were delivered by Kendal Major MP at the House of Assembly on Monday 25 April on the injunction issued at the behest of Save The Bays, Fred Smith Q C and Ferron Bethell, another bullish lawyer: Please click here for the full statement…  

AG RESPONDS TO ODD BALL DAME JOAN SAWYER

Responding to media reports attributed to former Court of Appeal President Dame Joan Sawyer that the upcoming referendum on gender equality is “a waste of time,” Attorney General Senator Allyson Maynard- Gibson had this to say: “After widest consultation, with a great many legal and other experts, and with the people of The Bahamas, the […]

HEADS OF SOCIAL SECURITY FROM CARICOM

   The National Insurance Board hosts the 27th CARICOM Heads of Social Security Meeting at Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, April 27 to 29, 2016. Minister of Labour and National Insurance, and Minister of the Public Service, the Hon. Shane Gibson, pictured centre, delivered the Keynote Address. Also pictured among the delegates are: Rowena Bethel, […]

THIS WEEK CONTINUED….

Characterizing the ruling of Justice Indra Charles as “a blatant breach of parliamentary privilege and utterly disdainful on many levels,” House Speaker the Hon. Dr. Kendal Major told the House that he stands “ready to defend the parliament and its freedoms, even to the point of having persons brought to the Bar of the House […]

THE LEGISLATURE VS THE COURTS

That is foolish on its face. The law is quite clear, even if the MPs violated her so called injunction, there is no remedy because the law is clear that no action can be taken against any Member of Parliament for anything that he or she says in Parliament. That is the end of the […]