Last week when The Bahamas was called upon to vote in support of a resolution that would have decried the sabotage of the two state solution in the Middle East by a decision made by the United States, The Bahamas punted and abstained.  It was an act of moral cowardice.  It was made in the […]


The Prime Minister Hubert Minnis in his communication to the House of Assembly on Wednesday 13th December said that his Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest and his Minister of Financial Services Brent Symonette were in Europe to sign on to two important agreements with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).  He did not […]


OAS On December 20th, 2017, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) received a report from the OAS Department for Electoral Cooperation and Observation on the OAS mission convened to observe the general elections of The Bahamas in May 2017. Ms. Sherry Tross, who headed the electoral observation mission, commended The Bahamas […]

Alana Dillette, Former Olympic Swimmer, Marries Derrick Robinson

Senator Fred Mitchell with Alana Dillette and her husband Derrick Robinson after their wedding at the Pelican Bay in Freeport in Grand Bahama 22 December. She is a former Olympic swimmer for The Bahamas and they are both PhD’s. She the daughter of Al and Kathy Dillette. The bride The Bride and Groom say I […]

Belinda Wilson To Be Director of Education

Our children are in for more bad news in the school system.  The talk about town is despite the warning of former Union President and FNM supporter Kingsley Black not to do it, the FNM administration Dr. Hubert Minnis and Jeffery Lloyd are about to make the Union President Belinda Wilson the new Director of […]

The Popeye Bowl Doesn’t Attract The Numbers To The Stadium

It appears that the FNM forgot to tell the public that they could come to watch the annual Popeye’s Bowl when two top notch teams from America came to Nassau for a game broadcast across the United States where the teams matched skills bashing their brains out  running after a piece of pig skin on […]

Lunch With Dame Marguerite Pindling

The Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis was hosted at the annual lunch by the Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling for Opposition legislators at Government House on Tuesday 12 December at Government House. From left Dr, Michael Darville, Mr. Davis, Dame Marguerite, Mr Cooper, Senator Clay Sweeting and Senator Jobeth Coleby Davis. Photo by Peter […]

Friends Of Fox Hill Community Center Now A Non Profit In The U S

From Senator Fred Mitchell PLP Caretaker for the Fox Hill Constituency For Immediate Release On The Establishment Of Friends Of Fox Hill Community Center U S Charitable Corporation 11 December 2017 Senator Fred Mitchell with Maurice Tynes, Chair of the Fox Hill Community Centre and Carlton Brown, President of the Friends of the Fox Hill […]

Mrs. Zuma Loses In South Africa—What A Pity

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and outgoing AU commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zumas as they embraced each other following the outcome of the vote for the new President of the African National Congress, the governing party of South Africa on 16 December.  That person is likely to succeed Jacob Zuma as President of South Africa in elections […]

Henfield Discovers Bahamas Is A Sovereign Country—Hmmm

The first refuge of a scoundrel in international politics, when their back is against the wall and they can find nothing better to say they resort to national sovereignty.  When asked why The Bahamas abstained at the United Nations at the vote on Thursday 21 December which would have condemned the bad decision of the […]

Christmas Beating The Retreat

(BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna) Nassau, The Bahamas — The Annual Royal Bahamas Police Force Beat Retreat drew an appreciative audience on Sunday evening in Parliament Square, downtown.  The Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis and members of his Cabinet also enjoyed the exciting parade, which every year heralds […]

A Fire A St Matthew’s The Nation’s Oldest Church Building

Overnight social media showed pictures of the Fire Department dousing flames at St Matthew’s Anglican Church in Eastern New Providence last night.  The Anglican Church which was built by contractor Joseph Eve and opened for divine worship on 18 July 1802 and which has been continuously occupied since then was struck on the evening of […]

The Government And The Port Must Step In To Help The Grand Bahama Youth Choir Survive

See story below—pictures of their annual Christmas Concert 22 December Here is the message direct.  The Grand Bahama Youth Choir which gives so much joy to the people of Grand Bahama and uplifts the spirit of a community needs urgent help if it is survive. Peter Turnquest, the Minister of Finance, and all the four […]