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BAMSI, Western Air partner to build community

NEW PARTNERSHIP – Pictured from left are Dr. Raveenia Roberts-Hanna, executive director of BAMSI; Douglas Turnquest, member of BAMSI’s Board of Directors; Shandrice Woodside-Rolle, Vice-President and COO of Western Air; Tennyson Wells, President of BAMSI and chairman of the Board and Donald Symonette, member of BAMSI’s Board of Directors.

The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) and Western Air, two titans of economic development and community buildout in North Andros, announced last week that they are partnering with a purpose. The two organizations intend to drive community initiatives and, in particular, support outreach efforts that focus on education, economic empowerment for youth and…
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New policy framework for the PPP initiative

PETER TURNQUEST, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance

Contributor: Ministry of Finance The government has established a formal policy for public private partnerships (PPP) that sets out clear definitions and terms to govern the process of identifying, screening, procuring and managing PPPs, including how to treat unsolicited proposals. Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest noted, “In the past, the term PPP has been…
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GB Credit Union expands, opens branch in Port Lucaya

NEW BRANCH – The Grand Bahama Cooperative Credit Union held a ceremony for the grand opening of its Port Lucaya branch of Wednesday, September 26. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, K. Peter Turnquest (standing second right back row) joined young and old union members Philip Carey, Shirley Weech and GBCCU Chairman Kaylesa Simmons (right) for the ribbon cutting. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Grand Bahama Co-Operative Credit Union (GBCCU) celebrated its 38th Anniversary and the opening of a second branch in the Port Lucaya Marketplace, with a special ceremony on Wednesday (September 26). Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama, who served as the featured speaker noted…
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Hutchison Ports FCP Donates to West GB Community Sporting Association

GIVING BACK AGAIN – Hutchison Ports FCP remained committed to the youth of Grand Bahama once again with another donation to the West Grand Bahama Community Sporting Association. Pictured left to right are Lucian Laing, Port Director, Hutchison Ports FCP; Ross Burrows, President, West Grand Bahama Community Sporting Association; Sherlen Williams, Donations Committee Member, Hutchison Ports FCP. (COURTESY OF Hutchinson Ports, FCP)

COURTESY OF Hutchinson Ports, FCP Hutchison Ports FCP has demonstrated its commitment to the youth of Grand Bahama once again with another donation, this time to the West Grand Bahama Community Sporting Association. In its eighth year of activity, the association expressed its gratitude to the company for helping to make its thriving summer basketball…
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