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Betty Smith installed as Pilot Club chief

New President-Betty Smith was sworn in as the new president of the Pilot Club for the 2018-2019 year of Freeport during a recent installation ceremony at a Social Affair. Smith vowed to continue the club’s mission of promoting brain health along with her own initiative to prepare the youth for the workforce.

An elated Betty Smith was recently installed as the new president of the Pilot Club of Lucaya. The installation ceremony for the upcoming 2018-2019 year, took place at A Social Affair Convention Center. It was an exquisite affair as attendees were all clothed in white, which added to the elegance of the evening. As for…
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Alpitour World arrives!

MORE GUESTS – Over 100 passengers arrived at the Grand Ba- hama International Airport on the inaugural ight arrival of the Alpitour World newest Dreamliner. Ministry of Tourism and government officials were on had to greet and welcome the guests to the island. (Photos: Courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism)

Alpitour World’s newest Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight arrived in Grand Bahama for the first time on Thursday (June 21) with over 100 passengers in tow. Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Tourism, expressed pleasure in the new airlift. “It’s the newest airline working for Alpitour. That’s the only tour operator we…
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Blockchain, cryptocurrency ‘paying’ the way to the future

KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Prime Minster Dr. Hubert Minnis was the keynote speaker for the opening of the first Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference in Grand Bahama Wednesday, June 20 at the Grand Lucaya Resort. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The first Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference (BBCC) represents an important step towards the government’s new vision for the country and is a progressive step for the island of Grand Bahama, said Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday – Wednesday, June 20. The prime minister, who served as the keynote speaker at the opening of…
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Haitian nationals charged with Illegal Landing

DAY IN COURT – On Monday (June 18) afternoon, The Bahamas Immigration Department charged seven Haitian nationals before the Freeport Magistrate’s Court for being in breach of the Immigration Act. They all entered guilty pleas and were ordered to pay a $300 fine. (Photo courtesy of the BID)

On Monday (June 18) afternoon, The Bahamas Immigration Department charged seven Haitian nationals before the Freeport Magistrate’s Court for being in breach of the Immigration Act. The five males and two females were taken into custody last Saturday evening. Napthali Cooper, Bahamas Immigration Officer, speaking with this daily on Tuesday (June 19), noted that Alex…
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