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M. P.'s Year-End Report to Constituents...
December 31, 2012
M. P.'s Year-End Report to Constituents...

I would like to once again thank the constituents of Killarney for re-electing me on May 7th, 2012 to return as your representative in parliament.

As you are no doubt aware, my role now includes not just that of your M. P, but I am also The new Leader of The Free National Movement Party. Both responsibilities are equality important to me and to the nation. I will continue to give you the rep...

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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 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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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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July 14, 2017
Solid waste management in The Bahamas has some history: Let's learn and apply the right lessons

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

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November 29, 2017
GB Sanitation Services to Make Move Toward Improved Collection Process Launches Survey to Gauge Public Opinion

Known as the ‘Magic City’, Freeport has long been hailed for its planned residential communities and clean streets. This has been due largely in part to the superior standard in waste management and garbage collection set by Grand Bahama’s Sanitation Services Company...

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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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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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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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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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