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Disaster Authority and Social Services’ officials clarify benefit assistance post-Hurricane Dorian

CLARIFYING CONCERNS – Managing Director of the Disaster Authority Katherine “Kay” Forbes-Smith (centre) sought to clarify the Department of Social Services’ benefits as it relates to hurricane relief assistance, due to residents’ complaints regarding the programme post-Hurricane Dorian. Also pictured are Department of Social Services’ official Paula Marshall (left) and Social Services Chief Welfare Officer Dorathea Gomez (right). (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Managing Director of the Disaster Authority Katherine “Kay” Forbes-Smith sought to clarify the Department of Social Services’ benefits as it relates to hurricane relief assistance, due to residents’ complaints regarding the programme post-Hurricane Dorian.  In a press conference yesterday – Wednesday, January 15 – at the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction office, Forbes-Smith…
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Northern Bahamas Legal Year begins

Canon Norman Lightbourne Rector, Pro Cathedral of Christ the King.

The legal community in the Northern Bahamas Region celebrated the opening of the 2020 Legal Year with a special service, parade and reception on January 9, 2020, at Pro Cathedral of Christ the King at 10:00 a.m. Chief Justice Brian Moree, QC was joined by justices, magistrates and members of the Bahamas Bar Association along…
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St. George’s Majority Rule Day ceremony, a lesson in history

MAJORITY RULE – Faculty and students of St. George’s High observed Majority Rule Day with a special ceremony on Thursday, January 9 in the school’s auditorium. Students are pictured spelling out ‘MAJORITY RULE DAY’ and sharing what the day means to them. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Government officials, including Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister Senator J. Kwasi Thompson; Minister of Financial Services, Trade, Industry and Immigration Ellsworth Johnson; Ambassador the Hon. Maurice Moore joined the faculty and students at the St. George’s High School for a special ceremony in observation of Majority Rule…
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GBPA, Mercy Corps launch RISE 2020

RISE LAUNCH – The Grand Bahama Port Authority Limited (GBPA) in conjunction with Mercy Corps launched the second cohort of the RISE Grant Application Assistance Programme on Monday, January 6, at the Pelican Bay Resort. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Grand Bahama Port Authority Limited (GBPA) in conjunction with Mercy Corps launched the second cohort of the RISE Grant Application Assistance Programme on Monday, January 6, at the Pelican Bay Resort.  GBPA Vice President Henry St. George shared details on the new initiative during an interview with this daily.  St. George stated that the…
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