Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party For Immediate Release 27 July 2020 The Progressive Liberal Party is saddened to learn this morning that former Prime Minister of Barbados The Hon. Owen Arthur has died. This is shocking news. He was a Caribbean statesman extraordinaire. Mr. Arthur might be remembered for his many visits to The […]

Ambassador Stan Smith’s Mother Delma Dies

Former Ambassador at Large Stan Smith lost his mom Delma after a brief illness on Thursday 25 June 2020.  She is predeceased by her husband Leon Stanley who died in 2011 and is survived by daughters Syreeta and sons Stan and Ollen. The family was part of the bedrock of the old Centreville Community.

Michael Turner Attorney At Law Dies

We are saddened by the passing of Attorney At Law Michael Craig Edward Turner, partner in the firm McKinney Tuner and Co. He passed away at home after a brief illness on Wednesday 17 June 2020. Mr. Turner was known for his attention to detail in both his personal and professional life, his impeccable manners, […]

Berencia Isaacs, Wife of Court of Appeal Justice Dies

The wife of Justice of Appeal Jon Isaacs, Berencia Issacs died on 3 June 2020. She was reportedly 58 years old and had been suffering for some time. She was the daughter of noted Queen’s Counsel Bertram Maccauley, originally from Sierra Leone and a resident of Jamaica.  Mrs. Isaacs is survived by her husband Jon […]

T Connection Musician Dies

This came from the T Connection Band on Facebook: It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our former guitarist, vocalist,songwriter and founding member of T Connection, Montgomery Vincent Kemp. His stage name was Monty Brown. Monty died November 2, 2019 however, we just became aware of his passing on Saturday January […]


It was just about lunch time. The Chairman Senator Fred Mitchell was at lunch with party supporters when the phone went off. It was former Minister Keith Bell.  He and Sir Franklyn Wilson were on their way to the home of Bradley Roberts on 25 October and the news was not good.  He had collapsed, […]

Former Senator Telator Strachan Dies

From The Office Of The Leader of The Opposition   On The Passing Of Former Senator Telator Strachan   30 July 2018     For Immediate Release   I have learned with deep sadness of the death of our Stalwart Councillor, civic activist, friend, member and supporter of the progressive cause Telator Strachan.  A giant of a lady has […]

Fr. Michael Gittens Ascension In Freeport Dies

The Anglican Rector of the Church of the Ascension Rev. Fr. Michael Gittens had died. He was getting ready for mass on Thursday 1 February when he was struck down.  He had recently celebrated 15 years on kidney dialysis and was suffering from a bout of the flu.  The death of Fr. Gittens coming so […]


Fred Mitchell recalls a dinner that he had with then President of Cuba Fidel Castro.   Mr. Castro called his doctor out to see the Ministers of Caricom gathered there.  He said that the doctor had the secret to life that could extend it to 120 years.  He said that there was a former servant of […]

Juliette Barnwell Coop Pioneer And Public Servant Dies

We were very sad to learn this morning of the death of Juliette Barnwell. Mrs. Barnwell was born Juliette Walker of Grant’s Town, viagra canada the Over The Hill section of New Providence where the founders of the modern Bahamian state lived. Her father was Dr. Claudius R Walker, best viagra a Member of the […]

Claudia Conliffe Dies

The cofounder of Conliffe’s Bakery, with her husband Andrew, who started home baking and then expanded into a major commercial bakery has died after a long illness.  Claudia Conliffe and her husband Andrew  raised Conliffe’s Bakery from a home business to a successful commercial establishment, one that could be counted on for all seasons with great cakes […]

Bahamian Dies In Haitian Jail

(via Bahamas Information Services)  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has been advised by the Embassy of The Bahamas in Haiti, of the death of Bahamian citizen Christopher Adderley on Tuesday 22nd September, 2015.  Mr. Adderley along with another Bahamian national had been in custody by Haitian Authorities in Port-de-Paix, Haiti since 16th February, 2014.  The […]