THE HURRICANE IRMA SACRES THE BEJESUS OUT OF US

There is the hurricane. It has certain physical elements. The wind speed. The howls of the wind. The surge of the tide. The full moon maybe. The rain. The floods. Those facts are bad enough. But in the modern era there is something else at work. In the pre-Columbian days, the Arawaks, Tainos, Lucayans simply […]

THE HURRICANE NEXT TIME

There is a lot of carping and complaining about the fact that the power company has been unable to bring the lights on 12 days after the Hurricane Matthew hit New Providence island. Nicolette Bethel, discount cialis the former Director of Culture, and now a lecturer at the College of The Bahamas, wrote quite an […]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs On Hurricane Relief Fund

Statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs  On The Bahamas Hurricane Restoration Fund For Immediate Release 13 October 2016 As a result of an inaccurate and unauthorized social media post by one of our staff members concerning the legitimacy of the Bahamas Hurricane Restoration Fund, cialis usa the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to reaffirm […]

Hurricane Is Coming

The Bahamas Government sent a Bahamasair jet to pick up Bahamian students out of Kingston and harm’s way of Hurricane Matthew said to be a category 4 storm with winds of 150 miles per hour.  The following statement was issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs last night: UPDATED ADVISORY — From The Ministry of […]

THE HURRICANE RELIEF PRESS Conference

Prime Minister Perry Christie announced on Wednesday 14th October that he had taken personal charge of the hurricane relief effort but had put in place a highly trained and experienced technical officer to help organize the effort.  With that former Director of Works Melanie Roach became the czar for hurricane  relief.  The Prime Minister made […]

Bran McCartney Gets Into The Hurricane Act

The Leader of the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Branville McCartney also got into the hurricane relief effort and posted this on Facebook.  Almost immediately he was accused of posing for the photo and then fleeing the scene as soon as the cameras were away.

REPORT FROM THE NEMA ON THE HURRICANE DAMAGE

Acklins: flooding has been reported, ask significant flooding reported in Snug Corner and Mason’s Bay. Five houses were destroyed in Mason’s Bay, and four in Snug Corner; but there no injuries reported. All residents were accounted for in the visited settlements. Power outages have been reported. Crooked Island: Attempts are still being undertaken to establish […]