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September 24, 2020
Minister Ferreira Reports on DEHS Initiatives During Lockdown

While making his Report to the nation on COVID-19 Initiatives of his Ministry, on September 24, 2020, Minister of the Environment and Housing the Hon. Romauld Ferreira said that, during the initial month of lockdown...

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March 06, 2019
41 Persons Graduate as Environmental Monitors in Over-the-Hill Development Partnership Initiative

During a ceremony Thursday, February 28, 2019 a total of 41 persons from Bain and Grants Town communities became the first set of Environmental Monitors after 12 weeks of intense training...

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January 24, 2019
Don't increase utility bills on GB, urges pastor

AMID economic challenges on Grand Bahama, the Coalition for Concerned Citizens is calling for a halt of rate increases by the Grand Bahama Utility Company in water supply and garbage collection fees.

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July 06, 2017
Decrepit downtown in need of a renaissance, says minister

Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister criticized the state of downtown Nassau yesterday, calling for major improvements to be made to the area.
While speaking at a Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) monthly luncheon, Bannister said, "Our downtown is overdue for a facelift. Old, decrepit buildings, many shut down and unoccupied. Our downtown is in need of a renaissance."
Managing Director ...

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June 30, 2017
Applying lessons to solid waste management in The Bahamas

The recent fires that plagued the New Providence Landfill in early March of this year were a turning point for many residents on New Providence who suffered the shutdown of schools and public facilities, and who, in some cases, were forced to evacuate their homes.
Based on an assessment by a Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) team, the closest residents to the landfill site at Jubilee and Vic...

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July 20, 2017
Centreville residents express concerns during town hall meeting

Centreville constituents expressed concerns about the state of the economy and a possible credit rating downgrade during a recent town hall meeting hosted by Member of Parliament for Centreville Reece Chipman.
The more than 200 people who attended the town hall meeting were very much interested in understanding how they can better control their finances.
Chipman said that for his constituents, who...

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December 21, 2018
Over-the-Hill project engages environmental monitors

Aspects of the Over-The-Hill Community Development Partnership Initiative are taking shape with the latest being the hiring and training of environmental monitors to ensure clean and safe areas...

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January 23, 2019
The rising cost of living on Grand Bahama

Dear Editor, Grand Bahamians are bracing themselves for an increase in their water and garbage collection bills. Prominent advocacy group Coalition of Concerned Citizens (CCC) is adamantly opposed to the increases, especially given the fact that Grand Bahama has been undergoing a severe recession for [...]
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July 28, 2017
Govt eying service fee for trash pickups

The government is looking to introduce service fees for garbage collection on New Providence, according to Minister of State for Finance Peter Turnquest.
"Garbage continues to be free for private residences, yet we have a crisis at the landfill and Nassau is generally unclean," said Turnquest during a meeting of the Rotary Club of West Nassau at Poop Deck at Sandyport.
"These are services that are...

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November 12, 2020
Gift of Tablets to T.G. Glover School is to encourage and support students says business owner

The investment of tablets to T.G. Glover Primary School by United Sanitation Services is helping to move the Ministry of Education (MOE) towards its goal to put a device in the hand of every student in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas...

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