Politics

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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Iram Lewis Sworn In as Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction

September 24, 2019

Iram Lewis was sworn in by Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith as Minister of State in the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction under the Office of the Prime Minister, September 23, 2019 at Government House...

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International Red Cross President Pays Courtesy Call on the Governor General

September 24, 2019

Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith (centre) received members of the local and international Red Cross led by Dr. Francesco Rocca (third right), President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), in a courtesy call at Government House on Friday, September 20, 2019...

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Migrants Warned: We Will Follow The Law
Migrants Warned: We Will Follow The Law

September 24, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said undocumented immigrants affected by Hurricane Dorian face no protections and will be subject to the country’s laws of apprehension and deportation...

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Ministry of Finance-Click2Clear Project Update

September 23, 2019

On August 28, 2019 Mr. Marlon Johnson, Acting Financial Secretary gave a brief update on the progress of The Bahamas Single Electronic Window, now branded The Bahamas Customs Click2Clear initiative...

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Greets Norway's Prime Minister at UN High-Level Luncheon

September 23, 2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield attended a High-Level Luncheon, Sunday, 22 September at the United Nations co-hosted by the Prime Ministers of Norway and Jamaica on the theme...

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His Excellency Dr. Cai Dafeng, Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China calls on House Speaker

September 23, 2019

Speaker of the House of Assembly, the Hon. Halson Moultrie and His Excellency, Dr. Cai Dafeng, Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China have committed to continuing the mutual bi-lateral, relationship that The Bahamas and the People’s Republic of China share...

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Prime Minister Announcement of Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction

September 23, 2019

I am pleased to announce that I have advised His Excellency, the Governor General, the appointment of Mr. Iram Dewitt Lewis Jr., as the Minister of State for the new Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction...

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Trump Denies Promise that Led to Formal Complaint from Intelligence Official

September 20, 2019

Donald Trump has denied a report alleging he made a promise to a foreign leader, which sparked a whistleblower's formal complaint...

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Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic Paid Courtesy Call on Minister Elsworth Johnson

September 19, 2019

Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic, Stella Bezirtzouglou paid a courtesy call on Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration the Hon. Elsworth Johnson at the Ministry, September 19, 2019...

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Ambassador Designate of the Hellenic Republic Presented Credentials at Government House

September 19, 2019

Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith received Letters of Credence from Her Excellency Stella Bezirtzoglou, Non-Resident Ambassador Designate of the Hellenic Republic to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas during a presentation at Government House on Wednesday, September 18, 2019...

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Prime Minister Minnis Addressed a National Prayer Service in Hurricane Dorian's Aftermath

September 19, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis along with clergy from various denominations and Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Philip Davis addressed a National Prayer Service at Bahamas Faith Ministries International on Wednesday evening, September 18, 2019 in a moment of reflection on the passage of Category 5 Hurricane Dorian...

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Prime Minister Minnis and former US President Bill Clinton discuss Hurricane Dorian relief efforts

September 19, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis spoke today (18 September) by phone with former United States President Bill Clinton to discuss Hurricane Dorian relief efforts on the affected islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama...

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Ambassador-Designate of Romania Presented Letters of Credentials at Government House

September 17, 2019

His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, Governor General, received Letters of Credentials from Her Excellency Gentiana Serbu, Non-Resident Ambassador-Designate of the Government of Romania to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas during Presentation at Government House on Tuesday, September 17, 2019...

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UN Secretary-General commends NEMA on rapid response in wake of Hurricane Dorian

September 16, 2019

Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres commended the National Emergency Management Agency and The Bahamas Government at large, on its response in the wake of Hurricane Dorian...

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UN Secretary General Visits The Bahamas to Assess Damage from Hurricane Dorian

September 16, 2019

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres expressed the solidarity of the United Nations and the international community with the government and people of The Bahamas after the unrelenting onslaught of Hurricane Dorian...

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