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600 GB residents enrolled in NHI to date

NHI ENROLLMENT – Permanent Secretary Peter Deveaux-Isaacs yesterday disclosed that some 600 Grand Bahama residents have already enrolled in the National Health Insurance scheme. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

Some 600 Grand Bahama residents enrolled in the new National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme on Wednesday, April 26, disclosed Permanent Secretary Peter Deveaux-Isaacs. Deveaux-Isaacs, who traveled to Grand Bahama yesterday, made the announcement during a press briefing at the National Insurance headquarters. According to Deveaux-Isaacs, this was a pivotal moment for NHI and enrollment started…
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$1.5m McLean’s Town Subdivision moving ‘very swiftly,’ says Darville

Dr. Michael Darville

Construction on the future McLean’s Town Subdivision is ongoing and will consist of 41 lots.  Darius Williams of Darius Williams and Associates, the engineer responsible for the project, announced that roadwork for the subdivision has already begun.  Speaking to Heads of Government Departments, during a recent tour of capital works projects in East Grand Bahama,…
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Duvalier: 600 cases of child abuse reported in 2016

BRINGING AWARENESS – The Family Services and Placement Unit with the Department of Social Services revealed that in 2016 there were over 600 cases of child abuse that came into the Department of Social Services. The members were in Grand Bahama recently, to bring awareness to the issue, earlier this month in observance of Child Protection Month. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Lorraine Duvalier, of the Family Services and Placement Unit with the Department of Social Services revealed that in 2016 there were over 600 cases of child abuse that came into the Department of Social Services. Duvalier made this disclosure during a press conference for the National Child Protection Council’s (NCPC) first official visit to Grand…
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Grand Bahama Economic Summit set for April 28

GB ECONOMIC SUMMIT – Dr. Eddie Victor (left) and Dr. Margo Victor (right) are heading the Grand Bahama Economic Summit in partnership with the United States Global Leadership Council under the subject ‘Transforming Grand Bahama.’ (PHOTO: TFN)

Dr. Eddie Victor and Dr. Margo Victor are heading the Grand Bahama Economic Summit in partnership with the United States Global Leadership Council under the subject ‘Transforming Grand Bahama.’ The pastors of Living Water Assembly made this announcement during a press conference at the Freeport City Council headquarters on Monday, April 24. Margo Victor stated…
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