TRYING TO CREATE PANIC IN THE COUNTRY

On Thursday 19 January, there was a spate of videos and posts on What’s App and Facebook that sent chills down the spines of Bahamians and alarm bells throughout the country.  The way life goes these days, you are constantly on that damn smart phone and it is constantly feeding you images without the context […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

Chicago CHICAGO, Illinois – The Hon. Michael C. Fountain, Bahamas Honorary Consul to Chicago, and Mr. Cyril Jervis, President of Bahamas Association of Chicago, facilitated a post-game meet and greet with Bahamian basketball sensation Buddy Hield at the Chicago Bulls vs. New Orleans Pelicans game at the United Center, January 14, 2017. Bahamians from the […]

WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH OPPOSITION FORCES

It does not appear that a lot is happening with Opposition forces at all.  This is a photo of Lincoln Bain, who up to last week was FNM but is now bathed in the green of the DNA.  We don’t think the Bible quite had this in mind when it said “in the moment, in […]

THIS WEEK CONTINUED…

  Prime Minister and Deputy among sixteen ratified by their party It was a festive and jovial atmosphere on Thursday night at party headquarters as the governing Progressive Liberal Party ratified sixteen more candidates for the upcoming general elections. Expressing confidence at the polls, Mr. Christie urged hundreds of supporters to ramp up voter registration […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELCOTT COLEBY

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (16 – 20 JANUARY 2017) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT G. COLEBY  Prime Minister Christie breaks ground on multi-million dollar cruise port Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie led a ministerial delegation to Ocean Cay on Monday to break ground on a multimillion dollar cruise destination, complete with a marina, […]

Ambassador To The Bahamas From Belgium

17 January Nassau, Bahamas — His Excellency Dirk Wouters Ambassador-designate of Belgium to The Bahamas presented his credentials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Goodman’s Bay Corporate Center, 17 January, 2017. Pictured from left in Ms. Meryl Deveaux Head of Technical Assistance and Honorary Consul Division, Mr. Freddie Tucker Head of Americas Division, H.E. Dirk Wouters […]

Prime Minister Breaks Ground For New Port At Ocean Cay

17 January I have no doubt that the cumulative economic impacts of MSC’s increased sailings to Nassau and new itineraries to Ocean Cay – a project that will draw 369,000 passengers annually – will deliver significant, overall economic gains that will bode well for the future of cruise travel to The Bahamas, not only because […]

Mitchell In The Exuma Cays

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell addressing the community in Black Point in the Exuma Cays 20 January. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with classmate 1970 St Augustine’s College Leander Albury 20 January in Black Point in the Exuma Cays. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell arriving at Black Point 20 January. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with MP Anthony Moss […]

Mitchell’s Talk: So You Want To Be A Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Elaine Williams Pinder and her sister Albertha Bartlette after the lecture at University of The Bahamas 16 January So You Want To Be A Foreign Minister. This was the scene at the University of The Bahamas as Fred Mitchell, the Foreign Minister spoke to the topic on 16 January.

Fred Smith’s Stunningly Stupid Statement

We have been saying for years that we are dealing with someone who is not quite there.  Fred Smith Q C was at a meeting of clients who summoned him to explain why the Coral Beach Condo Association was involved in so much litigation with the Government.  Here is part of his reply which was […]

Fred Mitchell & The Basket Ball Team Of Doris Johnson High

Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell with the top academic achievers of the Doris Johnson basketball team and their coach Denykco Bowles 15 January. From left: Eleazar Goodman Keanu Brooks Cardio Woodside Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell with the Doris Johnson basketball team celebrating with their Coach Denykco Bowles the academic accomplishments of the ball players […]

Foreign Ministry Responds To Kerry Kennedy

STATEMENT BY THE BAHAMAS MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND IMMIGRATION IN RESPONSE TO HUFFINGTON POST ARTICLE For immediate release 21 January 2017 Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of The Bahamas responds to Huffington Post Article on Detainees in Bahamas The Ministry has seen the article of 19 January 2017 that appeared in the Huffington […]

Junkanoo Result Overturned

The Nassau Guardian wrote on Saturday 21 January that the Junkanoo result for 2017 New Year’s Day has been changed. The Valley Boys originally declared the winner of the parade are now second place to Roots who are now in first. The paper says calculation errors on penalties applied were the problem. The Valley Boys […]

Rev. Wilbur Outten Is Buried

Funeral services took place for the late Pastor of the Freeport Bible Church Wilbur Outten on Saturday 21 January.  Minister for Grand Bahama Michael Darville attended as did former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, MP Neko Grant, Senator Tanisha Tynes and Bishop Neil Ellis.  The photo shows the widow Barbara and children Tanya and Troy as […]

In Abaco for Renardo Curry on Thursday 19 January

Prime Minister Perry. Christie speaks in South Andros Tuesday 16 January. With PM is (L to R) Minister for the Environment Ken Dorsett, All Andros Elections co-ordinaries for the P.L.P. R. Whitney Bastian, His Excellency Ambassador Picewell Forbes M.P. and Deputy House Speaker Hon. Dion D. Smith M.P. Nassau Village

Long Islanders Think They Have Their PLP Man

14 January PLPs on Long Island are gathering and are set to make history! Members of PLP Long Island Branch meeting with applicant Glendon Rolle, the grandson of the late Bumpie Watkins and grandnephew of the late Joseph Carroll. Ready to take Long Island by storm.