(SOULESS AS A DEAD FISH) The joys of Bahamian democracy: one day you are a bean counter for a three aircraft company flying domestic routes in The Bahamas, the next day you are the Finance Minister for a nation with a 2 billion dollar or so budget. Some people take to it like a fish […]
From 7 February, Adrian Gibson, the MP who complained that Dr. Hubert Minnis did not make him a minister, has been receiving a fat pay cheque after being appointed Executive Chairman of the Water and Sewerage Corporation. Big hefty raise. So he has had to find something to with his time. He has been digging […]
You remember how the Minister of Finance and the Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest rushed off to Europe just before Christmas to sign some documents which they said would keep of the blacklist of the OECD. Turns out they weren’t paying attention to these folk in the European Union. Now they have issued a black […]
Chester Cooper speaking in the House of Assembly on 7 March said he had no confidence in the FNM’s ability to manage the economy. He said that after ten months in office, he was unable to express that confidence: “I have no confidence in this government’s ability to execute a feasible economic plan on behalf […]
2017-2018 MID-YEAR BUDGET REMARKS CHESTER COOPER, EXUMAS AND RAGGED ISLAND MP, PLP DEPUTY LEADER MARCH 7, 2018 Good afternoon Mr. Speaker, I rise on behalf of the great people of Exuma, the Exuma Cays and Ragged Island today to contribute to the government’s mid-year budget for 2017-2018. Mr. Speaker, it’s been about ten months now […]
Search team in Acklins for man missing in rough seas Search teams looking for a man missing in rough seas in Acklins The Glass Window Bridge in Eleuthera was shattered by the rough seas from the Atlantic last week, cutting off North Eleuthera from South. People could not get to work. BY week’s […]
Philip Davis MP, Leader of the Opposition held his monthly press conference on Tuesday 6th March at Gambier House, the PLP’s Headquarters. He spoke about the Government’s decision to sign a Heads of Agreement with Oban to bunker oil in The Bahamas. He said that the PLP would not do business with Oban and their […]
OPENING REMARKS BY THE HON. PHILLIP “BRAVE “ DAVIS AT THE MONTHLY PRESS CONFERENCE WITH MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL MEDIA ON 6TH MARCH, 2018 AT THE LYNDEN PINDLING CENTRE, FARRINGTON RD, NASSAU, BAHAMAS (Check Against Delivery) Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press. Good morning to my Parliamentary team and Party Officials I thank […]
Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State for Grand Bahama on the road. Remember now this is the crew that say no foreign travel. This appeared on his Facebook page 6 March: PROMOTING MORE INVESTMENT IN GB I along with the Bahamian delegation completed the first day of a Trade Mission to Washington DC. The delegation included […]
Senator Fred Mitchell with the Commissioner of Police Antony Ferguson at the Police Tattoo n Fox Hill 9 March. The Junkanoo Carnival is coming to Nassau again this year despite the FNM People’s Time Government’s attempt to squelch it by not providing funding for it. The Private Sector is going ahead anyway and the Reckless […]
Sigma Gamma Rho went to Bahamas Vocational Technical Institute Saturday 10 March to help out the 7 to 12 graders and their aims in life. They were joined by fraternity brothers one of whom Arkell Rolle (far right) is a member of the PLP’s Fox Hill Branch. It was quite an interesting and successful morning.
(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson) NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Bahamas Gaming Operators Association Board of Directors paid a courtesy call on Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Thursday, March 8, 2018.Pictured from left: Anton Roker; Leander Brice; Sebas Bastian, Chairman; H.E. Dame Marguerite Pindling; Gershan Major (CEO); Pete Deveaux and Garvin Newball. […]
10 March 2018 Is their MP throwing a ball or a strike?
Thursday 8 March
Anne Marie Bain, Political Specialist, US Embassy; Ms. Marva Jervis and Dr. Sandra Dean-Patterson, former Woman of Courage (WOC) honourees; Mrs. Fotini “Sam” Tsavousis-Duncombe, U.S. Embassy Nassau’s 2018 WOC honouree; Mr. Douglas Sun, Chief Political and Economic Section, US Embassy Nassau along with Mrs. Rosa Mae Bain, The Hon. Janet Bostwick and Ms. Andrea Archer, […]
Senator Fred Mitchell at lunch with former diplomats at Sapodilla’s 6 March. From left Ambassador Carlton Wright, High Commissioner Richard Demeritte, Ambassador Alma Adams, High Commissioner Ed Bethel, Ambassador Eugene Newry, Ambassador James Moultrie and Ambassador Andy Gomez.
Senator Fred Mitchell welcomes former DNA candidate to the PLP at PLP House 10 March in Freeport
Funeral on Thursday 8 March at St Cecelia’s. James Davis may not have been known by today’s twenty somethings. But he was in his time a singer that had a gift from heaven. He left The Bahamas a generation ago to find his fortune in the United States. He never returned. The country was the […]
The PLP’s Constitutional Committee held a hearing in Freeport Saturday 10 March, chaired by Raynard Rigby at the far left. PLP National Chair Fred Mitchell sat in on the session. From left: Raynard Rigby, Een Colebrooke, Committee Member, Terence Bethel, Committee member, Casietta McIntosh, Committee Member, Leslie Dorsett, Committee Member, Tristan Lockhart, Committee Member and […]
Lady Laurie Miller, the widow of the late Chairman of the Grand Bahama Port Authority Sir Albert Miller, was buried on Saturday 10 March at the churchyard of the Pro Cathedral of Christ The King in Freeport where the couple had made their life and fortune. She is survived by her daughter Debbie, sons Tony […]
10 March 2018 Photos by Brian Seymour Donald Archer with the daughter of Lady Miller Deborah Son Russell and his wife Linda at the funeral of Lady Miller The grandchildren at their grandmother’s funeral Lady Miller Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Miller at his mother’s funeral