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Hutchison Ports scholarship recipients in last year at BMES

FCP SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES – Hutchison Ports scholarship awardees recently visited the Freeport Container Port (FCP), where they not only had the opportunity to hear from the company’s CEO, but were encouraged to continue setting a high standard. Pictured from left are Anglea Deveaux, and Monique Coakley, Committee Members; Samia Rampersad, scholarship recipient; Godfrey Smith, CEO, Hutchison Ports – Bahamas; Nahshon Jones and Charlencia Forbes, scholarship recipients; Sherry Brookes, Chairperson, Scholarship Committee and Berlice Pintard, Committee Member. (PHOTO COURTESY OF HPB)

Hutchison Ports Bahamas again congratulates three local junior high school students who were presented scholarships by Hutchison Ports back in September of 2015 to attend Bishop Michael Eldon School, Freeport, are performing extremely well in and out of the classroom. On the invitation of Hutchison Ports Bahamas’ CEO, Godfrey Smith, and the Board of Directors…
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Grant: Lucayan strip resorts’ reopening will have positive impact on other properties

POSITIVE IMPACT – The potential reopening of the Grand Lucayan and Memories Hotels could bring positive effects for other resorts on the island, said Vernon Grant, Castaways Resort and Suites Sales and Marketing Manager, who is pictured outside the local resort. (PHOTO: ABRIA COOPER)

The potential reopening of the Grand Lucayan and Memories Hotels could bring positive effects for other resorts on the island, said Vernon Grant, Castaways Resort and Suites Sales and Marketing Manager. In an interview with this daily on Tuesday (January 2, 2018) Grant shared his expectations for the New Year. In December 2017 Prime Minister…
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Young entrepreneur attests to entertainment industry providing economic boost for GB

CLAYVON DUNCOMBE

Clayvon Duncombe, Co-owner of Phluid Phactory told this daily that promoting a recent concert created many economic opportunities for Grand Bahama. Phluid Phactory promoted a concert featuring international recording artist, rap star Rick Ross on Saturday (December 23). The event was held at Goombay Park, one which thousands of people attended. According to Duncombe, the…
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Junkanoo, an economic opportunity for vendors

BUSY VENDORS – Crowds of people paid a visit to the multitude of booths where vendors sold food, drinks and even toys at the 2018 New Year’s Junkanoo in Downtown, Freeport. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Junkanoo is usually a time to celebrate Bahamian culture with colorful costumes, music played on goatskin drums, cowbells, brass instruments and high energy dancing; but for many Bahamians it is a prime opportunity to earn money. Local participating vendors of the 2018 New Year’s Junkanoo Parade advertised their merchandise with the high hopes of making…
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