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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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October 07, 2012
Crowther-Gow Elected New President Of Grand Bahama FNM Women's Association

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Mrs. April Crowther Gow was elected President of the FNM Grand Bahama Women's Association in September 2012 at its Annual General Meeting at the Sir Cecil Wallace Whitfield Center, Freeport, Grand Bahama.

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August 09, 2012
Meteorological Office for Grand Bahama in Bid to Prevent Deaths

The government announced it will re-establish a meteorological office on Grand Bahama to guard against a repeat of the circumstances that lead to the death of three people on that island in 2010.

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August 09, 2012
Grand Bahama weather office to reopen

The government announced yesterday that a unit of the Meteorological Department will be re-established on Grand Bahama.
Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna-Martin said in the House of Assembly yesterday that the government plans to rehire two of the five people that originally operated the Freeport Weather Service in the new Grand Bahama office.
She said the department plans to engage ...

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May 24, 2012
Jobs and attracting investors top list for GB ministry

Job creation, sustainability and attracting investors top a laundry list of priorities for the Ministry of Grand Bahama that will be tackled within the Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) first 100 days in office.
Dr. Michael Darville, member of Parliament for Pine Ridge, has been appointed to head up this new ministry.
Darville revealed to Guardian Business at the Speech from the Throne ceremony ye...

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Prime Minister Ingraham Delivers Annual New Year's Address to the Nation
January 26, 2012
Prime Minister Ingraham Delivers Annual New Year's Address to the Nation

My Fellow Bahamians:

On behalf of my colleagues in Government, my wife Delores, and on my own behalf, I extend to you and your family warm wishes for a blessed and happy New Year. I also extend these wishes to visitors to our country and to those listening to this broadcast overseas, especially Bahamian students and public officers in the service of The Bahamas.

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July 20, 2011
60-year-olds sign up for job training in Grand Bahama

FREEPORT – Hundreds of the people, including persons up to 60 years old, are turning out to register for the government’s job readiness programme on Grand Bahama.

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July 04, 2011
DNA names nine candidates

The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) named nine candidates at a rally in Grand Bahama Saturday and its leader, Branville McCartney, detailed several initiatives his government would put in place during its first 180 days in office if elected the next government of The Bahamas.

The Nassau Guardian revealed last week the candidacy for the DNA of former Bahamas Bar Association president Wayne Mu...

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June 27, 2011
Marco City Local Government must work out a partnership with GB Port Authority

Grand Bahama, The Bahamas - Marco City elections on June 23 showed a low voter turnout compared to the other more remote Family Islands, which depend heavily on local government.   

"In the city of Freeport, the turnout was not as good.  In some of the polling divisions, the turnout was as low as one-fifth of the registered voters or in some of the polling divisions, as low as 25 percent," said...

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November 01, 2010
Woodside Swears-in elected Junior Local Government Councillors

SIR JACK HAYWARD - Newly elected Junior Councillors from Sir Jack Hayward High School are pictured here along with Minister of State for Land and Local Government, the Honourable Byran Woodside following swearing-in ceremonies at that school on Monday Morning. Also pictured are Family Island Administrators for the City of Freeport and members of the City of Freeport District Council.

Freeport, ...

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