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People Against VAT, Where Have Your Voices Gone?

People Against VAT, Where Have Your Voices Gone?
Dear Sir, I appreciate our Bahamian people for being very smart and I am happy to note that the Valued Added Tax nay-sayers have been silenced. The government is moving along with VAT and although slow at the onset, business are signing up to the VAT register. To those who want to hold on to the gown tails of the nay-sayers, remember they are now silenced by defeat knowing that VAT’s implementation... 

What have the pundits learned from the FNM race last week? THAT THE NEWSPAPERS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE IN THE GAME OF POLITICS IN THE BAHAMAS!

What have the pundits learned from the FNM race last week? THAT THE NEWSPAPERS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE IN THE GAME OF POLITICS IN THE BAHAMAS!
How could Duane Sands – backed by Ingraham – lose to Turnquest who entered the race only 24 hours before election? Dr. Hubert Minnis - Leader of the Opposition Minnis is ya PAPA NAH!!! The bad candidate in the Elizabeth by-election, Duane Sands, backed by Ingraham last week could not win... Nassau, Bahamas — The talk this weekend – and we know for all this coming week –... 

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival set to launch on Grand Bahama

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival set to launch on Grand Bahama
GRAND LAUNCH The Bahamas National Festival Commission will launch Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival in Grand Bahama on Friday, November 28, which will culminate with the unveiling of The Grand Bahama Cultural Carnival Company’s 'The Grand Life' Costume in the Count Basie Square of the Port Lucaya Marketplace. Freeport, Grand Bahama Island — The countdown to Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is on... 

This Week in The Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: Nov 17 – 21

Prime Minister Addresses Prayer Breakfast Deputy Director at BIS Elcott Coleby. Party leader and Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie told those gathered at the prayer breakfast not to forget from whence The Bahamas had come in twenty-eight short months. He said his government did not shy away from the challenges confronting the country but “boldly and confidently” addressed... 

BTC New Mobile Towers Delivering Upgraded Mobile Experience

BTC New Mobile Towers Delivering Upgraded Mobile Experience
New Upgrade at BTC! NASSAU, New Providence – BTC has installed five new mobile towers in New Providence, increasing quality of service for mobile phone users in key traffic areas. The five mobile towers have been erected at R.M. Bailey Park, Quarry Mission Park, the Defense Force Base, Farrington Road and The Carmichael Road Police Station. The installations are a part of the recently... 

Foreign Affairs Minister meets with IOM representatives

Foreign Affairs Minister meets with IOM representatives
Bahamas Foreign Affairs Minister Hon. Fred Mitchell is pictured with Ambassador Laura Thompson, Deputy Director of the International Organization on Migration (IOM) on the steps of the Foreign Ministry in Nassau, Bahamas on 17th November 2014. The Ambassador was accompanied by Ms. Aqueda Marin, Regional Technical Specialist of Counter-trafficking and the Minister was joined by Mrs. Cleola Hamilton,... 

PM Hails Former Parliamentarian as ‘A Good Man and a Great Bahamian’

PM Hails Former Parliamentarian as ‘A Good Man and a Great Bahamian’
Slow March to Christ Church Cathedral as Warren J. Laverity is laid to rest on Thursday. Over 300 persons gathered to pay their last respects – shown are the family; and also the Governor General and the Prime Minister and Mrs. Christie. NASSAU, The Bahamas – Former Cabinet Minister and Parliamentarian, Mr. Warren J. Levarity was laid to rest on Thursday, November 21. A state funeral was held... 

Dr. Hubert Minnis defeats Butler-Turner 298 to 106 –

Decisive Victory proves that Dr. Minnis has full backing of FNMs… Dr. Hubert Minnis - Leader of The Opposition Nassau, Bahamas – Breaking News coming into Bahamas Press now confirms that Dr. Hubert Minnis the new gladiator inside the FNM has defeated former Deputy Leader of the Party Loretta Butler –Turner. BP sat on the convention floor watching the delegate cast their ballots and by 4pm... 

Senator Maynard Gibson remarks to Bahamas Financial Services Board Excellence Annual Gala Awards Dinner

Attorney General Allyson Maynard Nassau, Bahamas – Remarks by Senator, The Hon Z.C. Allyson Maynard Gibson, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs at The Bahamas Financial Services Board Excellence Annual Gala Awards Dinner British Colonial Hilton Hotel Governors Ballroom Friday 14th November, 2014: Good evening nominees, and ladies and gentlemen.  I am pleased to be here tonight... 

OAS wants more Bahamian scholarship seekers

OAS wants more Bahamian scholarship seekers
Deputy Chief of Missions and Alternate OAS Representative, The Bahamas Embassy in Washington DC; Juliete E. Mallet Phillip, Partnership Program Coordinator in the DHDEE of the OAS; and Nicole Duncan, Education Specialist in the DHDEE of the OAS. Standing from left are Monique Hinsey, Consultant in the Ministry of Education; Maurene French, Managing Director of the Lyford Cay Foundation; Timyka Davis,... 
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