Fifty years ago…when I was 20, and Bryan was 22…the murder count in the Bahamas for two years was perhaps around 10. We were not breaking into people’s homes at night while they were sleeping. Residents of this “used to be” Paradise were able to take evening strolls down our dark streets…(we didn’t have too […]
It was not until Friday 20 October, two days before the start of the convention that Fred Mitchell became a candidate for office in the PLP as Chairman. There had been speculation for days and people connected with the camp of former Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe had been running a salacious campaign against Mr, Mitchell […]
The Cabinet Office wishes to advise the general public that Daylight Saving Time will end on Sunday, 5th November, 2017 at 2:00 a.m. At that time, Eastern Standard Time will commence and will continue until 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, 11th March, 2018.
An earlier exchange of greetings between the two candidates Statement by Glenys Hanna Martin: MP for Englerston – October 25th, 2017 I wish to thank my campaign team who worked and travelled with me throughout the length and breadth of this country. I applaud their courage in joining me in my effort to bring about […]
Statement from Glendon E. Rolle A pleasant good morning to all PLP’s, my heart is overwhelmed by the support and desire of our people to move this party forward. We truly demonstrated that we do have some of the brightest minds and talents in the Bahamas. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to have […]
(Tells FNM Chairman Stop Trash Talking) *Statement by Senator Fred Mitchell* *Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party* On the 53rd. Convention of the PLP 26 October 2017 On behalf of the Leader, the Deputy Leader and officers of the PLP, I wish to thank all the many PLP supporters and well-wishers for their support, hard […]
Photos are by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services Mrs. Janet Davis was sworn in as a Justice of the Peace on 25 October by Chief Magistrate Joyann Pratt. Senator Sharon Ferguson was sworn in by Chief Magistrate Joy Ann Pratt on 25 October.
CARICOM Heads of Government and Ministers of Foreign Affairs gathered in Belize on 25th October 2017 for the IV CARICOM-Mexico Summit. The Summit was co-chaired by CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell of Grenada, and the President of Mexico, His Excellency Enrique Peña Nieto. The Summit explored a number of avenues to strengthen relations […]
Headquarters 23 October 2017 Presentation to Honorary Consul in Australia, Dr. David Grabovac from Hon. Darren Henfield M.P. Mr. Grabovac is the new Honorary Consul for The Bahamas in Australia.
From a local correspondent comes this: Brian Wright who was the iconic figure over the many years & was the Chairman of the core group of over 40 of the guys from all walks of life, who call themselves the Daltons, his funeral was this morning at Ebenezer. He’s a member of Wesley in Grants Town, but due […]
On the final night, the victory march On the first day of convention with delegates from Bermuda PLPs James Julmis Senator Fred Mitchell, PYL Chair Barry Griffin, PYL Member Telia Saunders and from Bermuda Shakira Warner and Zayne Been.
PRESS RELEASE OCTOBER 25TH 2017 On behalf of the Trustees of the Progressive Liberal Party Election of Party Officers Unofficial Results October 25th 2017 Leader Philip “Brave” Davis Results: Philip “Brave” Davis-1,004 Glenys Hanna Martin-300 Troy Garvey- 3 Deputy Leader I. Chester Cooper Cooper 1226 Smith 69 Chairman Frederick A. Mitchell Unofficial count for Chairman […]
The photo posted on 28 October shows (they say) the Minister of Transport Frankie Campbell and the Minister of the Environment Romi Ferreira with MP For Long Island Adrian Gibson as they look at the barge that ran aground off Gray’s on the north side of Long Island. The residents blame the Government for allowing […]
NASSAU, The Bahamas — Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling attended the Birthday Celebration church service of Mrs. Beverly Wallace-Whitfield on Friday, October 20, 2017 at Holy Cross Anglican Church, Highbury Park. Mrs. Wallace Whitfield was the first wife of the late Leader of the Opposition Sir Cecil Wallace Whitfield. The Governor General is […]
Senator Fred Mitchell with Mrs. Dawn Weech, Proprietor of Tree Root Plaza, in Freeport 27 October
Good afternoon Mr. Mitchell, Congratulations once again. I write to you this afternoon after speaking with some of our supporters in Chub Cay. The developers of Chub Cay are presently engaged in actions which could be considered discriminatory with respect to labour. The owners are taking advantage of the whole 70/30 foreign to Bahamian workforce […]
The people of Freeport mainly FNM supporters are not impressed with the work of the FNM Government under Hubert Minnis. They are annoyed that Grand Bahama is in the worse shape it’s been in recent times, worse than any time under the PLP. The Prime Minister and his government continue to be tone deaf when […]
The Government has announced that the handing over ceremony of the Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade to the new Commissioner Anthony Ferguson will take place on Monday 30 October 2017. The outgoing Commissioner is being forced out by his old pal and competitor for the job of Commissioner back in the day Minister of National […]
As Lionel Sands, the Director of Education, took ill and was airlifted out of the country, Kingsley Black the former President of the Bahamas Union of Teachers heard that the government is proposing to make the now head of the Bahamas Union of Teachers, the rowdy biggetty and disgusting Belinda Wilson the new Director of […]