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Govt., GBPA responding quite well

IN PHOTO from left Dr. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister, Dr. Duane Sands, Minister of Health and Sarah St. George, GBPA Chairman

Coronavirus is upon us. The global calamity, to the degree, never before encountered in our country, is a huge challenge to the Government of The Bahamas, and especially, regarding the island of Grand Bahama, the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA). The Freeport News extends congratulations to the central administration, headed by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert…
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Unemployment hike a further economic blow

The economy of Grand Bahama was in a grave situation before coronavirus reared its head globally.  Because of the prevalence of the coronavirus worldwide, and with several cases having been diagnosed here in The Bahamas, the government has put in place a curfew (9pm-5 am until Mach 31) and directed that many businesses close, or,…
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YMCA closed until end of March

YMCA closed tentatively to end of March.

Like so many organizations, the YMCA of Grand Bahama, your YMCA, has had to close all its facilities, inside and outdoors, starting on Monday, March 16.  This is in compliance with edicts from The Bahamas Government and recommendations from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control, made to limit the spread of…
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Uncertainty in GB regarding Coronavirus

Let there be no doubt that we are in full support of The Government of The Bahamas, as it seeks to lead the country through this additional crisis (coronavirus), that confronts Grand Bahamians and Abaconians, while we are yet grappling with the major issues caused by Hurricane Dorian, some six months ago. This is indeed,…
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