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Wilson in different role, pledges to focus on interest of ‘poor man’

GOODS CHECKED – Belinda Wilson, price control commission board member explains the importance of the price checks of goods on behalf of consumers. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Outspoken Bahamas Union of Teachers’ Belinda Wilson was on island this past a Thursday, in another portfolio. She is a member of the Price Control Commission ,and, travelled to Grand Bahama along with Commission Chairman Danny Sumner and other colleagues to participate in random price control initiative along with local inspectors, including Reno Smith, Chief…
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GBPA customer service training program lauded

GLENDIA SWEETING Business Development Officer, GBPA

At The Pelican Bay Resort on Thursday past, July 18, over 100 participants were exposed to a customer service training initiative spearheaded by the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA), in consultation with VKR Insights, a communications firm. According to Glendia Sweeting, Business Development Officer, GBPA, and event coordinator: The ‘My Grand Bahama Campaign and Customer…
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MOT executive touts the importance of tourism to participants of EIIP

SANDRA RUSSELL, General Manager of Industry Training and Human Resources 

Ministry of Tourism General Manager of Industry Training and Human Resources Sandra Russell, challenged this year’s cohort of the Annual Educators’ Industry Internship Programme to take full advantage of the knowledge shared during the three-day event, which concludes today – Friday, July 19 – at the Flamingo Restaurant, Castaways Resorts and Suites. The internship is…
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Mission: Protecting the consumer

INSPECTORS – Officials from the Department of Consumer Affairs carried out random price inspections at a major grocery store on Grand Bahama yesterday – Thursday, July 18. The team was headed by newly appointed Price Commission Chairman, Daniel Sumner. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Educating the Bahamian consumers on pricing and ensuring that they are not taken advantage of with over pricing, is a role new Chairman of the Price Commission, Daniel ‘Danny’ Sumner, is taking quite seriously. Sumner, who was appointed to the post just two-and-a-half months ago, traveled to Grand Bahama yesterday, Thursday, July 18, with his…
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