THE SINKING OF FLAMINGO 10 MAY 1980

On 10 May 1980 the then six week Royal Bahamas Defence Force suffered four casualties with the death of four young seaman.  They were onboard the HMBS Flamingo which sunk to the bottom of the ocean after being strafed by Cuban Migs on the high seas, following the arrest of Cuban fishermen, 35 miles off […]

PLP’S STATEMENT REMEMBERING HMBS FLAMINGO

From The Office Of Chairman of The Progressive Liberal Party On The Anniversary Of The Sinking of HMBS Flamingo 10 May 1980 For Immediate Release   10 May 2018 Today the PLP joins with the nation in remembering the sacrifice made by four young men on the open seas near Ragged Island on 10 May […]

Marking The Sinking Of The Flamingo 10 May 1980

(MAY THEY REST IN PEACE AND RISE IN GLORY) Kishan Munroe’s painting of the sinking of the HMBS Flamingo by Cuban MIGS 10 May 1980 in what now President Raul Castro of Cuba called a tragic mistake and for which he has apologized is shown.  Nevertheless, buy cialis sickness we remember the crew of the […]