Recent Posts by Fred Sturrup General Manager Managing Editor

Service Industry has bright spots

There are many sad stories that can be told about our service industry. We are happy though, to be able to emphasize that some gems are indeed in the system as well. Over the weekend while The Freeport News was on a ‘reachout mission’ in Abaco, taxi driver Glenwood Miller stood out as one to…
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Grand Lucayan deal imperative

Based on what has been presented to the general public, and of particular interest to those who live in Grand Bahama, the negotiations regarding the proposed purchase of the Grand Lucayan Hotel by the Government of The Bahamas, are far from being concluded. It is just, not yet a done deal. While this reality is…
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Customs fees to be relaxed under order of government

In this file photo Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis delivers his contribution inside the House of Assembly yesterday.

The Government of The Bahamas has come to the rescue of small and large entrepreneurs by directing that there be a relaxing of certain Custom fees. In Grand Bahama this development would certainly be welcomed by the group of small business owners who staged a protest in the International Bazaar two weeks ago. Information reached…
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Commercial banks lambasted by local veteran businessman

Ambrose Gouthro 

On the heels of the Consumer Affairs Division of the Ministry of Labor announcing its intent to address the additional charges/fees being applied by commercial banks, a veteran Grand Bahama businessman has leveled harsh criticisms at the financial institutions regarding their questionable service. A businessman in Grand Bahama since the 1960s, Ambrose Gouthro, normally a…
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