Editorial

Tale of two contractors

Two contractors sere signed on to build the government’s new junior school complex in Holmes Rock, West Grand Bahama. The groundbreaking took place during the previous central administration, but the present government ensured continuity of the major project. This is so despite the odd circumstances of two major contractors on the job. It would have…
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Turnquest sets town meeting on budget

This evening, with a scheduled start of 6 p.m., Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K. Peter Turnquest plans to be available at a town meeting to field questions from the general public about the controversial budget presentation he made last week. Turnquest and the government have been criticized roundly by members of the…
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Govt. expands electricity VAT exemption

It is necessary in this space, as the leading force of the Fourth Estate in Grand Bahama, for us to address certain shortcomings of the government and those who function in national administration. We do that, making some in government sectors quite unhappy. We have a cause that we adhere to, simply that which is…
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Meeting of minds essential for FNM

Sooner than later, there should be a serious meeting of the minds within the Free National Movement (FNM) hierarchy. To emphasize our point, we reprint the following two particular quotes, reportedly made by Pineridge Member of Parliament Rev. Frederick McAlpine, who represents the FNM, “The reality is we (FNM Government) are losing credibility with voters,…
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