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McAlpine enjoys cross section island support

Scores of Grand Bahamians with varying political convictions, social views and moral perspectives greeted Pineridge Member of Parliament Rev. Frederick McAlpine when he returned to Grand Bahama from the capital island of New Providence on Tuesday after he had been removed from the chairmanship post of the Bahamas Hotel Corporation. It was the kind of…
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PM Dr. Minnis dodges gaming issue in House

In the House of Assembly on Tuesday, as he closed out the 2018-2019 national budget debate, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis dodged the hot gaming house sliding tax issue. While there was a high national interest on the 12 percent value added tax (VAT) stipulation that Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest informed of during his…
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Grand Bahama Regatta set for July

REGATTA COMMITTEE – Pictured is this year’s GB Regatta Committee – P. Kyle Stuart, Entertainment Coordinator; Sherri Saunders, Regatta Booklet, Skippers Social; J. Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Grant, 2018 Honoree; Santina Basden, Committee Member; Chervita K. Campbell, GB Regatta Chairman; Acharo Knowles, Kalik representative. Not pictured, but serving this year are Umeakie Sawyer, Treasurer; Rasheema Ingraham, Jr. Sailing Coordinator and Maudtasma Lundy, Relations.

“We clear the harbour and the wind catches her sails and my beautiful ship leans over ever so gracefully, and her elegant bow cuts cleanly into the increasing chop of the waves” a quote by L.A. Meyer that describes his pure joy of sailing, a joy which many Bahamians love and enjoy too. The 2018…
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The future of our nation

Dear Editor, I speak to the future of our nation and my little one-and-a-half-year-old son, Rashad Ricardo Roopi, because it is evident that our country is in deep trouble. I would firstly like to address that I appeared, inadvertently, on Facebook with a comment about the prime minister (Dr. Hubert Minnis), comparing myself and I…
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