THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS BY ELCOTT COLEBY 12-16 SEPTEMBER 2016

The money reach: Claims a “straightforward process” says Smith “It’s kind of like putting money in an account and freezing it and saying don’t release this until September 15. It is equivalent to buying property. You put the money in the bank in an escrow account.” These were the words of the Chairman of the […]

Abaco Progressing Under the PLP

Remarks By Bradley B Roberts National Chairman Progressive Liberal Party North Abaco Branch PLP 10 Sept 2016 Renardo Curry heads the Prime Minister’s Office in North Abaco:  Greetings and Salutations. It is always a joy to here in the progressive and growing Island of Abaco and its Cays. I was in Holmes Rock West Grand […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (13 – 17 JUNE 2016)

BUDGET DEBATE CONTINUED THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT Parliament met this week from Monday to Thursday to debate the $2 billion 2016/2017 budget. Below is a summary of the contributions: Grand Bahama Affairs Minister Dr. Michael Darville was clearly the most demonstrative of all Parliamentarians in his House presentation, making extensive use of visual aids. Following […]

THE WEEK IN REVIEW (1-5 FEBRUARY 2016)

This day in Parliament The Bahamas Parliament met on Wednesday, 3rd February to debate a compendium of food safety and security bills designed to protect the health and integrity of the local food chain from diseases and contamination. Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie took the opportunity under the agenda item ‘Statements […]