Prime Minister Perry Christie says that Bahamians must still work hard at bridging the differences – political and otherwise – and be able to recognize when to “let go and come together” in a national context.
The Bahamas: Politics
Dame Marguerite Pindling, who was recently photographed for the Bahamian Project, was sworn-in as Deputy to the Governor-General on March 14.
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell said he has been spending much time in Grand Bahama where the issuing of the granting of work permits is “most vexing”.
Fisheries ministers call for urgent governance and management to ensure coordinated and concerted action for sustainable use and conservation of flyingfish resources.
“…what I would like to know is why this government would find it necessary to be so bold-facedly deceitful and deceptive,” Dr Minnis said. “What are their real intentions for this money?”
Opposition Leader Dr. Minnis said the mid-year budget exercise is the most disorganized he has seen in his political career, suggesting that the Christie administration has something to hide.
The Bahamas is among one of 159 countries scheduled to address the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women opening in New York.
Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder says the Government is taking a “balanced approach” to ensuring the continued diversification of the economy.
Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes held a luncheon at Government House in honour of the Framers of the Constitution of The Bahamas and in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Independence.