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Smith: PRD ready for today’s election

Reno V. Smith, Assistant Parliamentary Commissioner

Assistant Parliamentary Commissioner Reno V. Smith assured voters that Parliamentary Registration Department is ready for today’s General Election. Smith provided an update on the preparation during an interview yesterday – Tuesday, May 9 – just hours prior to Election Day Wednesday, May 10. He noted that the ballot boxes for Bimini went out early Tuesday…
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Hundreds attend party rallies hours before election

Prime Minister Perry Christie was in Grand Bahama last night for the Progressive Liberal Party’s final rally before Election Day. At right Free National Movement (FNM) Leader, Dr. Hubert Minnis is pictured at the party’s final rally Tuesday evening.

Hundreds of Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) supporters dressed in the signature yellow and blue attended the party’s final Grand Bahama rally last night (Tuesday, May 9) at the old Portion Control site, hours before Election Day. All five PLP Grand Bahama candidates – Dr. Michael Darville for Pineridge; Preston Cooper for East Grand Bahama; Norris…
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Thompson named GBI Tourism Board Chairman

From left are Sun Oil President and CEO Anthony Robinson; outgoing FOCOL Chairman Sir Albert Miller and newly-elected FOCOL Chairman Franklyn Wilson

The Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board (GBITB) recently appointed Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Tourism as its new Chairman. Thompson spoke about his new position and future plans for Grand Bahama, during a press conference on Thursday, May 4 at the GBITB’s Port Lucaya office. Thompson stated that even though…
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Hundreds turn out for Advance Poll

Hundreds turned out to participate in the Advance Poll yesterday, at the Police Training College. At left Deputy Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM) Peter Turnquest along with Rudy Meadows, assist Chappie Knowles to the polling station. At right, Dr. Michael Darville, Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) candidate for Central Grand Bahama is pictured with a supporter showing their party sign.

Over 1,000 of residents were scheduled to participate in the advance voting exercise to put in their early votes for this year’s General Election yesterday – Wednesday, May 3 at the Police Training College in Grand Bahama. While the process went fairly smoothly throughout the day, there was some verbal exchanges between party supporters, which…
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