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July 14, 2017
Lewis holds Town Meeting on Proposed Plans for Grand Bahama Shoreline, East to West

Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Works and Member of Parliament for Central Grand Bahama, Iram Lewis, brought hope to the residents as he outlined a number of proposed plans for the island, harnessing its "natural jewels," or startling beauty, to boost the economy...

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June 28, 2017
20,000 people live without running water or toilets

Nearly 20,000 Bahamians live in homes with no running water or functioning toilets, Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said yesterday.
During his contribution to the 2017/2018 budget debate, Foulkes said more must be done to eliminate the use of outdoor toilets in The Bahamas.
"We have over 3,300 households without running water or toilet facilities," he said.
"Can you imagine that in this day and ag...

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June 13, 2017
For some, use of outdoor toilets still a way of life

Bernard Green, 67, limps to a neighbor's house when he needs to relieve himself.
In rare emergency cases, he uses a bucket that he keeps in his Centreville home.
With no indoor plumbing, Green said he desperately needs help.
But he doubts he will get it anytime soon, despite a promise from the Minnis administration to rid the inner cities of outside toilets and other unconventional methods of wast...

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April 14, 2017
Chelsea FC in First Place at the end of the First Round of Play in the Champions League

The Grand Bahama Womenís Championís League kicked off at 2:30 this past weekend with Chelseaís coach Mike Dossantos declaring that the league would not be tied after his team played the top dogs from last year Borussia Dortmund...

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March 30, 2017
Grand Bahama Women's Championship Soccer League Underway

This past Sunday was full of excitement as the Grand Bahama Womenís Championís League kicked off the start of its third season at the Freeport Rugby Soccer Club. In real Champions league style, the official ceremonies started with the Champions League music and traditional walk out of players and officials...

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GB now in Restoration Mode, says Minister for Grand Bahamas
December 13, 2016
GB now in Restoration Mode, says Minister for Grand Bahamas

People from all walks of life gathered at Taino Beach on Sunday, December 11 for a special "Operation Thank You" event for all those who assisted with the restoration of Grand Bahama, following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew in October...

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November 17, 2016
Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation Established as Restoration Continues

Itís day 41 of Hurricane Matthew restoration and so, like the Bible, after 40 days and 40 nights we come to our Fifth and Final Hurricane briefing (not that weíre going to stop working!).

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November 10, 2016
Power company applauded for work in restoring electricity

SARAH St George, vice-chairman of the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA), has commended the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) for the significant progress it has made in restoring power to the hurricane-ravaged island, reporting that 90 per cent of customers were energised as of Tuesday evening.

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November 09, 2016
Grand Bahama Welcomes First Cruise Ship Since Hurricane MAtthew

Grand Bahama welcomed the first cruise ship, Carnival Valor, with some 3,281 passengers at Freeport Harbour on Monday, November 7, 2016, since Hurricane Matthew on October 7.

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October 28, 2016
Crime 'down by 49 per cent since September' in Grand Bahama

SENIOR Assistant Commissioner of Police Emrick Seymour revealed that there has been a 49 per cent decrease in crime on Grand Bahama since the end of September.

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