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Govt. Facing union uprising

HON. DR. DUANE SANDS Minister of Health

On Wednesday, junior doctors, joining the movement of their colleagues on the capital island of New Providence, withdrew their services at the Rand Memorial Hospital. Doctors at the Rand, and, the Princess Margaret Hospital in New Providence are claiming to be “due back pay for holidays and overtime.” On Friday, the matter escalated at the…
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GBPA’s Employment Programme empowers local youth

GBPA SUMMER STUDENTS – The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) ensures that the highest number of Grand Bahamian students are employed for the annual summer programme by offering three, four-week long sessions, from May to August, every year. Posing right after orientation are a group of GBPA summer students from left in the front row are Zaneko Jones, Kaleel Solomon, Ariyanne Kelly, Abigail Simms, Tara Neily, David Major Jr. and Daz Bright. Pictured from left in the back row are Arianna Cooper, Dacacia Russell, Ariah Rolle and Jemonique Barnabie. (PHOTO COURTESY OF GBPA)

The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) has conducted an ongoing Summer Student Employment Programme for many years which provides Grand Bahamian high school and university students with the opportunity to experience real, hands-on work within the corporate world. GBPA began this programme with the intent to create a structured environment where young people are able…
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Still no HOA signed for Grand Lucayan but Govt. pushing


This past Monday, Senator Kwasi Thompson, the Minister of State in the Grand Bahama Office of the Prime Minister, continued the recent trend of the government, to put forth encouraging words about proposed investment projects, earmarked for the island. Last Friday, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, without giving a lot of details, but with a…
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BB expands into new three acre warehouse with retail location to open soon

THE WAREHOUSE TEAM – Members of the Brewery’s warehouse team work diligently to prepare customer orders at the new warehouse facility in the Airport Industrial Park. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF RONNIE ARCHER FOR BAREFOOT MARKETING)

For more than a decade, the Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company Limited (BBB) has redefined the beer business in The Bahamas. Since launching in 2008, the company has become known throughout the islands for its signature products brewed in Grand Bahama like Sands, Sands Light, and Sands Pink Radler along with their Bush Crack, High…
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