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 […]
Dr. Nicollette Bethel Dr. Ian Strachan Nicollette Bethel is the daughter of the late Dr Keva Bethel, who was once president of the College of The Bahamas, the predecessor in title to the University of The Bahamas. She is the niece of the first Bahamian Anglican Bishop Michael Eldon. She is former Director of Culture […]
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, […]
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 […]
This audio file is going around where Senator Rodney Moncur is furious with Andre Rollins MP and Hubert Ingraham MP for threatening to end his career as a Senator.
Fred Mitchell MP spoke in the House of Assembly on Wednesday 8th February on the Freedom of Information Bill. The video was captured by C Allen Johnson.
Photos by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services It was like a political rally, the annual Synod of the Anglican Church where the Bishop Laish Boyd gave a charge to the congregation assembled for their week’s convocation. It was a rally talk, punctuated by applause as if he were speaking to the PLP’s Convention […]
THE DIOCESE OF THE BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS THE BISHOP’S CHARGE TO THE ONE-HUNDRED AND FOURTEENTH SESSION OF SYNOD AT THE SYNOD OPENING EUCHARIST IN CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL, NASSAU ON MONDAY, 6TH FEBRUARY, 2017, AT 7:30 P.M. We welcome you all into Christ Church Cathedral this evening at this Opening […]
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 – […]
PRESS RELEASE: GINGER M. MOXEY Application for the Progressive Liberal Party for Central Grand Bahama Wednesday, 8th February 2017 – Grand Bahama Island: Late yesterday evening, I received a call from Prime Minister Christie to indicate to me that the Candidates Committee had considered the applications for the Central Grand Bahama seat and the decision […]
7 February Last week, we spoke about the statement by Marla Dukharan, an economist with the Royal Bank of Canada on the performance of the Bahamas Government since VAT was implemented. She spoke out of turn. James Smith, former Minister of State for Finance told this to the Tribune in his own words: “I thought […]
Professor Gilbert Morris posted this piece on his Facebook page on 11 February: TRUMP AND THE COURTS: THE PATH TO RUIN: President Trump “lost” a legal action at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal recently. It is fascinating to observe the animated stupidity in the White House, the US Congress and Senate – not to […]
PERSONAL STATEMENT BY SENATOR ALLYSON MAYNARD GIBSON QC ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND MINISTER OF LEGAL AFFAIRS 5TH FEBRUARY 2017 I have been made aware of yet another untrue rumour circulating on social media falsely claiming that a company owned by the Maynard Family prepares all of the food provided to the staff at the Supreme Court. This […]
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 […]
And at Dip Week in Jamaica with the Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holeness.
7 February He pretended that he was not FNM. It was an open secret that he was. The rumours were fast and furious that he was using the Bar Presidency to get a nomination for office. Turns out it was correct. He dumped the Bar presidency with a one page letter and the same night […]
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 […]