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2nd Tech Summit set for Nov. 14-16

BRINGING REMARKS – Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator Kwasi Thompson, brought remarks during a press conference to announce plans for the Second Annual Grand Bahama Technology Summit.

Motivated by the success of the first Technology Summit held last year, 2017, Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister Senator J. Kwasi Thompson, along with partners and sponsors announced the dates for the second annual event, which is set for November 14-16, 2018 at the Grand Lucayan. During…
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Haitian national answers to serious charge

COURT APPEARANCE – Felicos Joseph, a 52-year-old Haitian national, appeared in the Magistrate Court yesterday – Tuesday, October 9 – where he had charges of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse with a minor and Overstaying levied against him. Joseph asked to be deported; however, his request was denied due to the criminal matter he was also facing.

Felicos Joseph, a 52-year-old Haitian national, had his day in the Magistrate Court yesterday – Tuesday, October 9 – where he had charges of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse with a minor and Overstaying levied against. Appearing before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson, Joseph required the assistance of an interpreter, Wislet Jackson, to translate his French Creole.…
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Wanted suspect arrested in weekend operations

KEVIN WILLIAMS, A.K.A. ‘Pow’

Following two operations – Steel Curtain and Midnight Strike – over the weekend, law enforcement officers in Grand Bahama made several arrests, including wanted suspect, Kevin Williams aka ‘POW.’ Speaking with this daily on Sunday (October 7) Assistant Superintendent of Police and Public Affairs and Communication Officer (PACO) Terecita Pinder, provided an update on the…
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IMS christens new vessel Victory 1

CONGRATULATIONS – Honourary ‘Godparents’ Glenys Hanna-Martin and Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest officially christened Independent Maritime Services Pilot Boat Victory 1 with the traditional breaking of the bottle on Friday, October 5 at Bradford Marine. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Independent Maritime Services’ (IMS) christening of its Pilot Boat, Victory 1, on Friday (October 5) at Bradford Marine was described as an inspiration for many Bahamians by keynote speaker for the historic event, Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest. Congratulating IMS executives, DPM Turnquest noted that the company’s story exemplified how it is possible to…
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