High Marks from CARICOM for Conduct of 2017 General Election; 88 Percent of Registered Voters Cast Ballots

  By Matt Maura Bahamas Information Services   NASSAU, The Bahamas – A preliminary report from the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) Election Observer Mission has given The Bahamas high marks for the conduct of the 2017 General Election. The elections were conducted May 10, 2017, during which the Free National Movement won 35 of the 39


From left to right: Sergeant 1401 Bertram Carey, Revising Officer, Consul Deborah Saunders, Her Excellency Alma A. Adams, First Bahamian Woman Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba, Bahamian Returning Officer, Ms. Raquel Greene, Attaché Annie Carey and Inspector of Police Alexis Roberts Sr.   HAVANA – The Polling station established for the Overseas Advanced Poll

Persons Lined Up to Register to Vote, April 10, at the Parliamentary Registration Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From: Bahamas Information Services April 10, 2017 NASSAU, The Bahamas — Persons lined up to register to vote at the Parliamentary Registration Department, April 10, 2017 — the last day for voter registration.

Statement by The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, MP Prime Minister and Minister of Finance

My Fellow Bahamians,   Good morning!   Earlier today, just a short while ago, the present Parliament was officially dissolved.  Every seat in the House of Assembly is now vacant.  It is now left to you, the citizenry of our beloved nation, to decide who will fill those seats in the next House of Assembly.

Provost Marshal Reads Proclamation Dissolving Parliament

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From: Bahamas Information Services April 11, 2017 NASSAU, The Bahamas — Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade, as Provost Marshal, read the Proclamation dissolving the current Parliament, and the Proclamation of the convening of a new Parliament, on the steps of the House of Assembly in Rawson Square, April 11, 2017.   (BIS Photo/Derek

Parliamentarians Celebrate International Women’s Day

By Matt Maura Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, The Bahamas – Bahamian women have done a “phenomenal job” as joint partners in building a better, stronger, more modern Bahamas, utilizing their roles in the workplace, sports, the family, culture, education, religion, business, politics and at the community level to help do so, Minister of Social Services

Prime Minister’s Visited The Parliamentary Office

Prime Minister, The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie & the Parliamentary Commissioner, Sherlyn Hall in a recent visit to the Parliamentary Registration Department, BAHAMAS.

Hall Meeting At Parliamentary Commission

Parliamentary Commissioner Hall explains Voter Registration on the “new map” with the “new boundary changes”.