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May 25, 2017
New administration plans 'rebound' for Grand Bahama

The Free National Movement-led government yesterday pledged a "rebound" of Grand Bahama by giving the island a signature brand identity and bringing "strategic" partners who will bring world-class tournaments and competitions to the second capital.
In the Speech from the Throne, read by Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling, which outlines the new government's plans for the country, the govern...

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February 20, 2013
Transport and Aviation Minister speaks on oil spill in Grand Bahama

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Transport and Aviation Minister, the Honourable Glenys Hanna-Martin headed a team of senior officials from her Ministry that travelled to Grand Bahama on Tuesday to address matters relating to an oil spill near the BORCO facility in Pinder’s Point. While in Grand Bahama the Minister addressed other issues related to her ministerial portfolio.

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September 23, 2016
Darville encourages BACO to assist in maintaining solid financial frameworks

Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, on Friday, September 23, 2016, urged attendees of the Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers to work with the government to revitalize Grand Bahama and empower the people.

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UPDATES: All government schools closed as northwest Bahamas braces for severe weather
January 22, 2016
UPDATES: All government schools closed as northwest Bahamas braces for severe weather

ALL government schools in Andros, the Berry Islands, Grand Bahama and New Providence have been closed on Friday as the northwest Bahamas braces for severe thunderstorms and the possibility of flooding, waterspouts and tornadoes...

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Hawsbill Creek Grand Bahama Amendment Bill, 2015
July 29, 2015
Hawsbill Creek Grand Bahama Amendment Bill, 2015

In a communication to Parliament on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, I announced the extension of the Hawksbill Creek Grand Bahama (Deep Water Harbour and Industrial Area) (Extension of Tax Exemption Period) Act 1993 for a further period of six (6) months...

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June 04, 2015
Tributes at the Homegoing of Leviticus 'Vittie' Thomas in Pelican Point, Grand Bahama

A Home Going Service was held for Mr. Leviticus ‘Vittie’ Thomas in Pelican Point on the weekend. Mr. Thomas was dearly appreciated, and missed, by the Grand Bahama community. The Deputy Prime Minister the Hon. Philip Davis...

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March 18, 2015
DNA challenges govt on Freeport

The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) has called on the government to live up to promises it has made to redevelop Grand Bahama.

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February 20, 2015
Grand Bahama immigration offices closed due to mould contamination

THE Department of Immigration offices in the new CA Smith Government Complex in Grand Bahama have been closed since Thursday due to a possible mould contamination problem, The Tribune understands. Staff were informed that the office would be closed for the two days for "sanitising" and reopened on Monday.

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February 03, 2015
Customs Celebrates International Customs Day

The Customs Department has a significant responsibility in that it is the primary revenue collection agency for the government, said the Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville...

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Barbarians at our gate
July 29, 2013
Barbarians at our gate

Over the past few months, the print and broadcast media were inundated with stories of one foreign investor after another seeking to gain an advantage by residing or investing in The Bahamas. Lest anyone accuse us of either xenophobia or foreign investor bias, let us unequivocally assert at the outset that we believe that foreign direct investment is essential to the growth of any society, includi...

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