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January 28, 2014
No such thing as a free lunch

While we are all distracted by debates and discussions about what we got out of the prime minister's "new deal" with BTC, we seem to be missing two key points in this whole matter...

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September 08, 2012
There are no free lunches under the PLP government

Dear Editor,

The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government and its minister of agriculture, V. Alfred Gray, must be commended for demanding that the vendors at Arawak Cay and Potter's Cay pay their outstanding rent.
Gray has given the delinquent renters an ultimatum; they can either pay their outstanding arrears or face eviction. The minister has been more than fair in this entire ordeal. I un...

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September 08, 2012
There are no free lunches under the PLP government

Dear Editor,

There seems to be a whole lot of concern about the leadership style of Dr. Hubert A. Minnis. Admittedly, charismatic leaders, and leaders who are aggressive, create a lot more sensationalism. They also sell a lot more newspapers. And it's all good. I love that kind of leadership style myself.
Leaders with humility, however, recognize that they are no better or worse than other me...

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October 12, 2010
Letter: So there's no such thing as a free lunch!

EDITOR, The Tribune.

"Millions in stadium contracts on the way" - Nassau Guardian, Page A5, Saturday, October 2, 2010

Today's (October 2, 2010) issue of The Nassau Guardian carried a story on page A5 outlining the need for the government to borrow fifty million dollars to finish the Oakes Field stadium and build the necessary supporting infrastructure.

So, the $30 million dollar "gift of a stad...

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Students at Lyford Cay International School reduce their Carbon Footprints attaining at Third Prestigious Green Flag Award for continue Excellence in Environmental Education and Practice
March 25, 2019
Students at Lyford Cay International School reduce their Carbon Footprints attaining at Third Prestigious Green Flag Award for continue Excellence in Environmental Education and Practice

On the first Thursday of every month during the school year, the Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) community observes “Carpool, Bike and Walk Day...”

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Washington isn't paying Miami TSA workers, but a Haitian restaurant is feeding them
January 15, 2019
Washington isn't paying Miami TSA workers, but a Haitian restaurant is feeding them

On Monday, the only Haitian restaurant at Miami International Airport began offering free lunch and dinner to federal security screeners, customs inspectors and other employees who have been working without pay since before Christmas...

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July 31, 2011
'Like' Win a FREE Night's Stay at Pelican Bay Hotel or other weekly prizes!

Grand Bahama Island, The Bahamas - The Pelican Bay Hotel and The Bahamas Weekly are excited to announce their FREE Night's Stay at Pelican Bay campaign where one lucky Facebook user will win a night at the idyllic boutique hotel in Grand Bahama Island!

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August 28, 2010
Kemp Road Urban Renewal Back to school yields strong community support

By GENA GIBBS

KEMP Road children crowded the Church of God of Prophecy on Shirley Street on August 25 to collect their back-to-school packages and enjoy a free lunch with ice cream.

The children that participated in the Urban Renewal Summer Camp got first preference.

"We basically capped our summer programme with a back-to-school giveaway. We had an energetic, fun filled summer and now we are t...

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June 28, 2017
Mitchell defends trips as foreign minister

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell said yesterday he was "deeply disappointed" that Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield "thought he had to begin his tenure by apologizing for having to travel".
"That's the job," Mitchell said during debate on the 2017/2018 budget in the Senate.
"A foreign minister travels. That's what you do.
"I was troubled yesterday that Sen...

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June 15, 2017
Henfield: Foreign Affairs to curtail spending on trips

Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield said yesterday his ministry will be restructured to ensure unnecessary spending, particularly on travel, is curtailed.
Henfield said in an effort to save the Bahamian people money, given the fiscal constraints, changes must be made.
Henfield also said meetings abroad must align with The Bahamas' overall objectives and goals.
"There are no more free lunch...

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