Politics

Distinguished Lecture Series Celebration of 290 Years of Parliamentary Democracy

October 01, 2019

I am happy to bring brief remarks at this evening’s panel discussion as we celebrate 290 years of parliamentary democracy...

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The Bahamas Joins in Celebrating the People’s Republic of China's 70th Anniversary

September 30, 2019

Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Marvin Dames said that he was honoured and delighted to be a part of the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China...

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Prime Minister Welcomes Bahamas Visitors Aboard Flight Upon Departure NY to Nassau

September 30, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis welcomed a full flight of visitors to The Bahamas upon their departure from New York City on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

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Prime Minister Minnis addresses United Nations General Assembly

September 30, 2019

Urges world leaders to address global climate emergency; asks for consideration of The Bahamas’ unique circumstances when determining financial worthiness...

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National Statement from Prime Minister Minnis at the 74th UN General Assembly
National Statement from Prime Minister Minnis at the 74th UN General Assembly

September 30, 2019

I congratulate you on your election to the Presidency of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. I assure you and the members of the Bureau of the support of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas during your tenure. I also extend congratulations to your predecessor for her leadership of the 73rd Session...

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Prime Minister Minnis Dialogues with the Prime Minister of Barbados

September 27, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis dialogues with the Prime Minister of Barbados the Hon. Mia Amor Mottley at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and Related Meetings, Friday, September 27, 2019.

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Prime Minister Minnis updates Bahamians Living in New York on Hurricane Dorian Recovery and Reconstruction

September 27, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis told Bahamians living in New York that The Bahamas will need long-term help to recover from Hurricane Dorian, especially during the reconstruction of the devastated areas of Abaco and Grand Bahama...

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Prime Minister Minnis attends the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

September 27, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis and a delegation including the Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield and the Minister of Transport and Local Government the Hon. Renward Wells attend the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Friday, September 27, 2019...

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Ambassador Designate of the United Arab Emirates Presented Credentials at Government House

September 26, 2019

Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith received Letters of Credence from His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Almansouri, Non-Resident Ambassador Designate of the United Arab Emirates to The Commonwealth of The Bahamas during a presentation at Government House, Wednesday, September 25, 2019...

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Statement on Death of Tennyson Wells by Parliamentary Secretary Carlton Bowleg, MP
Statement on Death of Tennyson Wells by Parliamentary Secretary Carlton Bowleg, MP

September 25, 2019

The passing of the late Mr. Tennyson Roscoe Gabriel Wells is still a shock to those of us who knew, worked and looked up to him. In my role as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources with specific focus on BAMSI, I developed a very close working relationship with Mr. Wells during his time as our chairman and president...

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Prime Minister Minnis to Address UN General Assembly on Hurricane Dorian
Prime Minister Minnis to Address UN General Assembly on Hurricane Dorian

September 25, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis will depart for New York on Thursday 26 September to attend the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)...

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Statement on the Passing of Tennyson Wells by Minister Renward Wells
Statement on the Passing of Tennyson Wells by Minister Renward Wells

September 25, 2019

I am deeply saddened by the passing of Tennyson Roscoe Wells. He was my personal friend and professional mentor, cultivating my aspirations, coaching me amid challenges, and investing in my goals...

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Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives Credentials from UAE Ambassador-Designate

September 25, 2019

Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames receives a Copie d'Usage from His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Almansouri, Ambassador-Designate of the United Arab Emirates to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, during a courtesy call at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on September 24, 2019. (BIS Photo / Eric Rose)

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Davis: GB needs ten times funds govt has pledged
Davis: GB needs ten times funds govt has pledged

September 25, 2019

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Phillip "Brave" Davis has called on the Minnis administration to increase the available funding for storm-ravaged Grand Bahama to $100m.

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Donated money 'for only Dorian victims'
Donated money 'for only Dorian victims'

September 25, 2019

DONOR money received by the government from dozens of entities and neighbouring countries will only be used to assist those affected by deadly Hurricane Dorian, insisted Finance Minister Peter Turnquest yesterday...

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Tennyson Wells Dies: Former Minister Had Lengthy Health Battle
Tennyson Wells Dies: Former Minister Had Lengthy Health Battle

September 25, 2019

I guess he gave up, Tennyson Wells Jr said of his father, telling The Tribune the death had been the end of two separate stints in hospital, the first happening about two weeks ago.

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Statement from Adrian Gibson on The passing of Tennyson Wells
Statement from Adrian Gibson on The passing of Tennyson Wells

September 24, 2019

I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of one of Long Island's finest, Mr. Tennyson Wells. He was a proud Long Islander, a native son of the soil. 

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 Statement from the Prime Minister on the Passing of Mr. Tennyson Wells
Statement from the Prime Minister on the Passing of Mr. Tennyson Wells

September 24, 2019

I am saddened at news of the death of Mr. Tennyson Wells, a former MP and Cabinet Minister.

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Tennyson Wells Dies Age 72
Tennyson Wells Dies Age 72

September 24, 2019

Former Cabinet Minister and BAMSI Chairman Tennyson Wells died this morning at the age of 72...

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Bahamas Delegation at General Debate of 74th UN General Assembly

September 24, 2019

The Bahamas delegation is pictured at the opening of the General Debate of the 74th United Nations General Assembly, comprising Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield, Minister of Transport and Local Government Renward Wells, Bahamas Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Sheila Carey, Rickey Mackey M.P, and Foreign Affairs Director General Sharon Brennen-Haylock...

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