The news of tragedy spreads fast in The Bahamas although sometimes with a delay. The account seems to go like this on Wednesday 17th January, six people including the pilot got on a Piper Aztec piston engine aircraft and took off for a ten minute flight to Nassau from North Andros. The weather was bad. […]
20 January 2017 Over the past few days, I’ve intently watched news of the fatal airplane crash off Mastic Point, Andros. It is heart-breaking to learn of such loss of life; so many lives extinguished all at once. My family and I express our deepest condolences to the families of Mastic Point, Lowe Sound, and […]
The following letter was written and published in The Tribune. Andrew Allen points out the media’s deficiency in failing to Prime Minister Hubert Minnis to account for his assertion that The Bahamas is the most corrupt country in the Caribbean when in fact the record shows just the opposite: 8 January 2017 EDITOR, The Tribune. […]
The Prime Minister Hubert Minnis told the adoring hordes at the annual Bahamas Business Outlook Seminar last week on Thursday 18th January that he is going on an anti-corruption and economic promotion tour (Nassau Guardian 19 January). He is going to Singapore to start with. He is taking his ministers there. Singapore has been the […]
Poor Carl Bethel went an opened his mouth too quickly by saying that he is going to criminalize marital rape. The preachers who helped the FNM sabotage the referendum on gender equality in 2016 were feeling their power again and said they were betrayed. Their positon is irreconcilable with that of the government. They say […]
Ashish Saraf, the Honorary Consul for The Bahamas in India pays a courtesy call on the supervising High Commissioner for the consulate in India High Commissioner Ellison Greenslade in London on 18 January.
Well the Minister of National Security Marvin Dames the man with the dark shades wanted to crow about the fact that crime is down. He did so saying that overall crime is down 22 per cent so the stats say from last year over 2016. But guess what the murders went up by ten […]
19 January 2018
Senator Fred Mitchell with good friend Sterling “Josh ” Wilkinson and Ansel Saunders, the legendary boat builder and friend of Dr Martin Luther King Jr, Adam Clayton Powell and Sir Lynden Pindling at his boat house in Bimini 20 January. Senator Fred Mitchell reviewing the progress of the new government administration complex at Bimini 19 […]
On Friday night on television news Desmond Bannister, who is the FNM’s main Minster of excuses, blamed the PLP for the state of the roads. That’s is simply untrue. Under the PLP you certainly did not have to run the gauntlet of potholes that you do now. The proof clearly is not in his favour. […]
This is the fifth statement issued by the PLP refuting false assertions by the Nassau Guardian. The Guardian refuses to publish the rebuttals: From The office Of The Chairman Of The PLP Responding To Nassau Guardian’s Editorial 16 January 2017 For Immediate Release 16 January 2017 We again on go on record as objecting to […]
Senator Fred Mitchell joins Leader of The Opposition Philip Davis at the Nassau Straw Market 18 January with former Board Members Paul Bevans and Kevin Simmons who was Chair. Straw Vendors Irene Rolle and Celestine Eneas.
The following statement was issued by the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party by Philip Davis MP QC: The PLP notes the purported changes in the membership of the duly statute URCA Board of Directors pursuant to the URCA Act and the manner in which the government is going about making these changes is cause […]
The Leader of the PLP Philip Davis went to the Fish Fry to show solidarity with the vendors there who have been unfairly singled out by the United States embassy on Wednesday 17 January 2018. The Embassy told tourist not to go there. The Leader encouraged PLPs to go there and spend their money.
The Progressive Liberal Party at its National General Council meeting on Thursday 18 January confirmed the appointment of the new Secretary General of the Party Barbara Cartwright. Ms. Cartwright is a former member of the Board of the Bahamas Mortgage Corporation and a former consultant to the Ministry of National Security. She was an aide […]
19th January 2018. Barry Griffin, the Chairman of the Progressive Young Liberals speaking to the 7th grade students at Summit Academy on youth activism and community involvement.
He is said to have been the first graduate of the University of the West Indies Medical School from The Bahamas. He was the son of the famous first Bahamian headmaster of the Government High School of the same name. He went on to distinguish himself in his field and as a civic leader, a […]
The annual law enforcement service in Grand Bahama took place on Sunday 14 January in Freeport and it was an opportunity for Superintendent Clarence Russell on loan to the Immigration Department as its new Director to show off his new uniform with this staff. Good luck.
Congratulations to Marcellous Taylor (Acting Director), Eulease Beneby (Deputy Director for Management), Sharon Poitier (Deputy Director for Curriculum), and Julian Anderson (Deputy Director for Technology). May God go with them for great success as the Department of Education top leaders. The appointment puts in place a successor and comes after much speculation that the wicked […]
The following is taken from the Nassau Guardian 19 January and is based on a speech delivered by Carlos Palacious who works for Caribbean Coastal Services an architectural and restoration firm. He is the son of Archdeacon James Palacious and Reverend Angela Palacious.: Hurricane Irma resulted in $135 million in damage and losses for The […]