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GBPA’s Employment Programme empowers local youth

GBPA SUMMER STUDENTS – The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) ensures that the highest number of Grand Bahamian students are employed for the annual summer programme by offering three, four-week long sessions, from May to August, every year. Posing right after orientation are a group of GBPA summer students from left in the front row are Zaneko Jones, Kaleel Solomon, Ariyanne Kelly, Abigail Simms, Tara Neily, David Major Jr. and Daz Bright. Pictured from left in the back row are Arianna Cooper, Dacacia Russell, Ariah Rolle and Jemonique Barnabie. (PHOTO COURTESY OF GBPA)

The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) has conducted an ongoing Summer Student Employment Programme for many years which provides Grand Bahamian high school and university students with the opportunity to experience real, hands-on work within the corporate world. GBPA began this programme with the intent to create a structured environment where young people are able…
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BB expands into new three acre warehouse with retail location to open soon

THE WAREHOUSE TEAM – Members of the Brewery’s warehouse team work diligently to prepare customer orders at the new warehouse facility in the Airport Industrial Park. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF RONNIE ARCHER FOR BAREFOOT MARKETING)

For more than a decade, the Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company Limited (BBB) has redefined the beer business in The Bahamas. Since launching in 2008, the company has become known throughout the islands for its signature products brewed in Grand Bahama like Sands, Sands Light, and Sands Pink Radler along with their Bush Crack, High…
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16th Abaco Business Outlook coming Sept. 5

DARREN HENFIELD, Minister of Foreign Affairs and MP for North Abaco

Under the theme ‘Connecting Resources, Maximizing Opportunities, Transforming Abaco,’ the 16th Annual Abaco Business Outlook (ABO) is scheduled to take place Thursday, September 5, when Minister of Foreign Affairs and MP for North Abaco Darren Henfield will present the keynote address. The event will be held at Abaco Beach Resort in Marsh Harbour, Abaco. Also…
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From grandmother’s kitchen talk, to Natural Glow


The beauty industry in The Bahamas continues to advance and as it capitulates into the mainstream, Natural Glow founder Elsada Hield, seems to be among those taking the lead. Hield, who currently has beauty stores in Grand Bahama, Abaco, New Providence and The Turks and Caicos Islands, describes her work as fine tuning. She said,…
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