The FNM thought that it was getting out front by naming all its candidates in advance.  One of them was the national motor mouth Dionysio D’Aguilar, who runs the 24 hour laundry service.  After the bloodletting with Loretta Butler Turner in the FNM, Mr. D’Aguilar decided to stick with Hubert Minnis and the FNM.  This […]


9 February It is announced for general information that in accordance with Article 96 (1) of the Constitution of The Bahamas, Her Excellency the Governor-General, Dame Marguerite Pindling, acting on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Perry G. Christie, after consultation with the Leader of the Opposition, Mrs. Loretta Butler-Turner, has been […]


THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (6 – 10 FEBRUARY 2017) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT G. COLEBY   This week in Parliament The Parliament of The Bahamas met on Wednesday and Thursday of this week where parliamentarians completed debate and unanimously passed into law the much anticipated Freedom of Information Act 2017. The bill is on its […]


Organisation of American States ‘NASSAU, Bahamas, February 10, 2017 — Ministers of Education of the member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) meeting in Nassau, Bahamas, today approved the Inter-American Education Agenda (IEA), the culmination of a two-year process of negotiations to define common priorities aimed at improving quality education in the region, […]

An Interesting Note From Dr. Nicollette Bethel On The PLP

Posted by Latrae Rahming on his Facebook page. He doesn’t say where it was delivered 11 February.  This is the same Dr. Bethel is campaigning for people to spoil their ballots this election: “On the other hand, let me suggest that the PLP is approached with far more scrutiny than the FNM, and that concerns […]

The UB Students Show Off Their Expo 2020 Plans to The PM

Photos by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the students of the University of The Bahamas Dubai Expo 2020 design process on the occasion of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers visiting the University 6 February. Foreign Affairs photo. By Kathryn Campbell Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, The Bahamas – […]

The Back And Forth Between McCartney and Butler

Hubert Minnis, the Leader of the FNM, says that there might still be a chance for FNM unity but he told the Guardian on Saturday 11 February that he is concentrating on winning the next election.  In that enterprise, he went down to Long Island last week to introduce Adrian Gibson his candidate to the […]

Michael Darville Is In The Swing Of Things

With the children of High Campbell Primary School The Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, took time out of his busy schedule to meet with Hugh Campbell’s Grade Five (5) students, who were visiting the ZNS studio on a technology field trip.  9 February Making progress in East Grand Bahama Celebrating with […]