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Turnquest describes investors as “pioneers of the future”

LOCAL INVESTMENT – Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister described Bahamian investors on Grand Bahama as “pioneers” of the future. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSEL)

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama called the Bahamian investors behind the Pirate’s Cove Zip Line and Water Park, pioneers in the future of the island’s economy. Turnquest was one of several speakers sharing brief remarks at the Park’s official opening on Saturday, February 3.…
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Cooper suggests similar concessions for rental companies, as those for taxi, livery, and tour cars

In this file photo Local businessman, Darren Cooper, and other small business owners are calling on the government to listen to their concerns regarding new rules and regulations that are reportedly, in place and affecting their operations.

Small and medium-sized businesses are continuing to endure the pinch of the Grand Bahama economy, which according to D’s Car Rental business owner, Darren Cooper, is becoming more difficult to do. Hardships and challenges faced with conducting day-to-day business operations have forced several companies to close their doors after providing years of dedicated service. As…
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Third generation Sands moves up bahamian brewery ladder

MAKING HISTORY –Three generations of Sands men including recently appointed GM of Jimmy’s Wines & Spirits and the Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company’s Gary Sands (Far Left), pictured above is Sands family Patriarch Everette Sands (second from left) and BBB CEO James ‘Jimmy’ Sands (Far Right) pose along with Bonefish Ebbie during a recent trip to Bimini. (Photo courtesy of BBB for Barefoot Marketing)

Gary Sands is making history in the beverage industry worldwide. He is one of the youngest persons ever to take the helm of a major beverage company. At the age of 27, Gary has recently been promoted to General Manager of Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Co. Ltd with a staff of 60 under his management.…
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PM set to attend official opening of Pirates Cove

PARTNERS – Pirates Cove proprietor, David Wallace, left, said that the Ministry of Tourism, GB is partnering with the island’s latest attraction for its grand opening this weekend. Pictured at right is Betty Bethel, Executive Director of the Ministry of Tourism, Grand Bahama. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Pirates Cove Zip Line and Water Park will host the official opening of the island’s newest attraction on Saturday, February 3 beginning at 12 noon. During a press conference on Wednesday (January 24) at Pirates Cove, proprietor David Wallace said that the Zip Line would finally be opened, officially, after two years of construction and…
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