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October 14, 2017
Selling Cape Haitian to the world as a tourist destination

Selling Cape Haitian to the world as a tourist destination as it stands today is a difficult proposition. First of all should I take credit for the visible signs of improvements in garbage collection since my series of op-ed articles in the international media called [...]
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October 02, 2013
Local government for New Providence

The abject failure of successive administrations to usher in local governance for New Providence is a sad indictment on our political masters as they have demonstrated time and time again that they have absolutely no faith in the ability of residents of the capital island to manage their own local affairs...

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September 30, 2013
Governance and the small things

When we elect governments we all hope for transformative change. We hope that longstanding and deeply entrenched problems will be met with solutions.
While we dream of tax reform that lessens the burden on the people, and education reform that helps lift the standards of achievement of our struggling students, the day-to-day small things of governance are what we encounter most.
We want our garba...

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September 03, 2015
Garbage cleared after tribune highlighted lack of collections

COMPLAINTS from residents over rubbish piling up in dumpsters and bins and being left to rot on the ground in Englerston have been answered after photographs and a report in The Tribune last week.

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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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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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February 18, 2019
Letters Garbage in, garbage out!

Dear Editor, We have had no garbage collection in our neighborhood for more than two weeks now, forcing me to transport stinking, maggot-encrusted bags of refuse to a public dumpster in my own vehicle. When contacted, the Ministry of Environmental Health told me that the [...]
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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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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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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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