On 29th January at the signing of the new five year lease for the AUTEC Base in Andros (11.8 million per annum up by 4.15 per cent), the Head of Mission ad interim in The Bahamas Lisa Johnson made the following statement about Bahamian passport holders and the new Executive Orders by the US President […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 FEBRUARY 2017 STATEMENT BY BRADLEY B. ROBERTS IN RESPONSE TO FNM CRIME SPEECH It’s a shame that after years of service with the Royal Bahamas Police Force, Marvin Dames is now trying to distance himself from some of the very anti-crime policies he designed and implemented. When the PLP entered government […]
On 31 January Marla Dukharan, ( the lady in the picture) group economist for RBC’s Caribbean operations, said: “I am disappointed that despite having the most successful VAT in the whole region – despite getting more from this VAT than you expected to – the fiscal deficit was not reduced in the way it had […]
If you are a PLP MP, there is a heap of trouble on the horizon. The PLP’s Convention just held was a wake-up call to the country that the PLP can organize. This was certainly so when you contrast the hopeless FNM Torchbearers Convention was held during the last days of last week. Take Marvin […]
The city of Freeport is once again holding a wake it seems. The news that the Hutchison Group that owns the Container Port and who owns the Grand Lucayans 1200 room hotel refused to come to an agreement with the Sunwing Group of Canada and the Bahamas Government that would have allowed the Memories Hotel […]
30 January to 2 February Christie touts ‘multi-appealing tourism product’ of The Bahamas Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie addressed delegates at the opening ceremonies of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Caribbean Travel Marketplace, January 31, 2017 at Atlantis, Paradise Island. At this tourism marketplace forum, the largest […]
Chicago SKOKIE, Illinois -The Hon. Michael C. Fountain (second from right), Bahamas Honorary Consul to Chicago, attended the first meeting of the Bahamas Association of Chicago for the New Year on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Mr. Fountain presented highlights of consular activities for 2016 and discussed the collaborative opportunities available to the Bahamas Association and […]
BIS Photo/Derek Smith ANDROS, The Bahamas — Jason Wilson Evans is the first baby in 2017 to be a registered birth in Andros, and to receive a printed certified birth certificate – online — accompanied by his proud parents, Britney Russell and Jason Evans, who used the specialized online registration services of the government’s public-private […]
The marriage certificate of the parents of Fred Mitchell MP 4 February 1951. Both his parents are now deceased.
Former Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette Deputy Leader of the FNM Peter Turnquest FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis Here’s the story going around. Emissaries of the Brent Symonette political household have been off to see Dr. Hubert Minnis and made him an offer they think he can’t refuse. They will stop starving him of money, […]
Tribune file photo. Hubert Ingraham turned up to register to vote last week on 1 February. He came with the press who asked him his thoughts on the FNM and the General election. Here is what he said in is own words: “In my opinion the FNM needs to give focused attention to resolving the […]
John Bostwick, convicted felon with father and lawyer Wayne Munroe. The son of Q C John Henry Bostwick Senior John Jr, the former Senator, who proclaimed his innocence and said that someone had planted the bullets in his bag and the Magistrate didn’t believe him and found him guilty. Mr. Bostwick vowed to appeal, yet […]
2 February based on interview 1 February: It is interesting how Hubert Ingraham, the former Prime Minister, emerges into the public domain and then makes these interventions which are designed to cause mischief. One such intervention was last week on 1 February, he dismissed the former FNMs who came on stage to support the PLP […]
It is shocking that the American Presidency is being run in such a haphazard and disjointed manner. Last week there was chaos in the United States. This was more like a third world country or the kind of stuff they throw at us. We don’t know what we are doing, can’t get our laws and […]
Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell with the Branch officers of the Fox Hill PLP at Church of God Faith Mission 29 January the Pastor Sherelle Saunders is at the centre in red next to the MP. From left: Branch Chair Charlene Marshal, the MP, Hazon Pinder, the NGC Member for Fox Hill, Rev Sherelle Saunders, […]
Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the breakfast group of St Agnes Church at Rudy’s 29 January.
We have to confess that we think that the FNM harping on this stuff about where the VAT money went is the most stupid and idle debate of the political season so far. One guesses it will only get worse. What do they mean where it went? Everyone is getting their knickers in a twist […]
Husband Estonian athlete Maicel Uibo. Bahamian Olympic Gold Medlalists for last years Olympics got married yesterday in Nassau. Congratuations.