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Dame Marguerite to stand in for Governor General

Dame Marguerite to stand in for Governor General GOVERNOR-Governor Sir Arthur Foulkes and Lady Foulkes will make a private visit to Havana, Cuba from June 3 to 17. During his absence, Dame Marguerite Pindling will act as Deputy to the Governor-General.

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Governor at PLP rally

EDITOR, The Tribune. I see that former Governor General Arthur Hanna attended a recent PLP rally in North Andros. To my recollection, no former Bahamian Governor General has attended a partisan political event such as a rally after demitting office. This

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Governor at PLP rally

EDITOR, The Tribune. I see that former Governor General Arthur Hanna attended a recent PLP rally in North Andros. To my recollection, no former Bahamian Governor General has attended a partisan political event such as a rally after demitting office. This

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Governor General should not be a political post

There is no such thing as a PLP Governor General or FNM Governor General

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Resort developer wins $4m title woe damages

The original developer of a Bahamas-based resort was this week awarded more than $4 million in damages against the insurer that cost it “millions of dollars” and threatened the project’s very “survival” by failing to spot title defects.

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Governor General pays her respects to officer's family

GOVERNOR General Dame Marguerite Pindling paid respects to the family of late Aide-de-Camp to the Governor General, Police Inspector Carlis Blatch at their home in Yellow Elder on Sunday. The widely-respected aide-de-camp was shot in front of his da

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CA Smith is the 10th

In both their speeches during the swearing-in ceremony Friday morning Prime Minister Hubert Minnis and new Governor General C. A. Smith got some history wrong.

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Mother Pratt deputises for Governor General

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Cynthia “Mother” Pratt will serve as deputy to the governor general while Governor General Sir Cornelius A Smith is out of the country for a few days.

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Delegation visits Turks and Caicos

THE Bahamian Parliamentary delegation to the November 28 opening of parliament in the Turks and Caicos Islands visited Waterloo, the Governor’s residence, where they were warmly received by Governor Damian Todd.

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Law firm strikes back at developer over title defects

A Bahamian law firm has accused a resort developer of “exaggerating” claims it was slow to resolve its title defect crisis, arguing that its approach to handling the Government was the best available option.

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Too many Governor Generals

Governor General C A Smith was appointed to his post in June 2019 by the former Free National Movement (FNM) government.

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Media guidelines are amended for interviews at Government House

MEMBERS of the media will now be allowed to conduct interviews of “diplomats, officials and other individuals who make courtesy calls on the Governor General” in an “office building” of Government House, officials confirmed yesterday.

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STATESIDE: Architects of their own demise - and possible presidential future

American governors are very much in the news these days. Mostly, it’s for the wrong reasons.

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CA Smith sworn in as Deputy Governor General

FORMER Cabinet minister Cornelius Alvin Smith, a veteran of past Ingraham administrations, was sworn in as deputy to the governor general yesterday.Mr Smith is seen as the frontrunner to eventually succeed Dame Marguerite Pindling as governor general

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GOVERNOR GENERAL OUT OF COUNTRY

GOVERNOR General Sir Arthur Foulkes was the guest speaker at the graduation ceremony of Florida Memorial University's Fall commencement ceremony on Saturday. Sir Arthur and Lady Foulkes left Nassau on Friday to attend the ceremony and will return on Wedn

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Governor General tours hospital

GOVERNOR General Sir Cornelius A Smith conducted his annual Christmas visit and tour of Princess Margaret Hospital on Monday.

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Cabinet Office confirms CA Smith to step up to GG role

CABINET Office formally announced yesterday that Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling will demit office on June 28, to be replaced with incoming Governor General C A Smith.

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MP was invited by Governor General

The February 3 edition of The Tribune carried a Letter to the Editor from Margaret Humes which essentially questions the composition of the delegation that travelled with Her Excellency the Governor General to various Family Islands devastated by Hurricane Joaquin.

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CA Smith - our new governor general

CORNELIUS Alvin Smith has announced that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has appointed him as the country’s next Governor General, a revelation that some see as a “shocking breach” of protocol.

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'No interviews' rule marks a change for the Governor General

GOVERNMENT House has announced that the Governor General “does not give interviews”, nor can members of the media interview anyone else inside Government House or on its premises during official functions.

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