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Business-to-Business Expo expected to draw key partners, potential investors

Parliamentary Secretary Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe; Acting Permanent Secretary, Harcourt Brown and President of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Ian Rolle announced plans for the Business-to-Business Expo 2017 that is set to take place later this week at the Pelican Bay Resort. Also in attendance were Naomi Lady Wallace-Whitfield, Office Manager, OPM-GB and Raquel Beneby-Hart, Personal Assistant in the Office of the Minister of State for Grand Bahama.

Grand Bahama’s Business-to-Business Expo 2017 is scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 28, 2017 and is expected to draw key partners and potential investors to the island. Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe, Parliamentary Secretary for Information and Communications in the Office of the Prime Minister, during a press conference Monday (September 25) morning revealed that the expo…
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Three key drivers highlighted Moody’s ratings decision

PETER TURNQUEST, DPM Minister of Finance

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance shared detailed reports received from two international credit agencies with respect to the country’s financial outlook, in the House of Assembly, recently. With respect to the Moody’s Investor Services’ review of the present economic state of The Bahamas, Turnquest said shortly after the government’s disclosure during the…
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Power restored to 95% of the island

After the entire island was plunged into darkness following high winds as a result of Tropical Storm conditions associated with Hurricane Irma on Sunday (September 10) evening, Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) crews have been working late into the night to re-energize its customers. Up to press time Tuesday (September 12) evening, this daily learned…
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Hurricane insurance advocated

Sharing information from left G. Lawrence Palmer, Melanie Thompson, Anton Bowleg

With Hurricane Irma having wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean and continued its destructive path through the United States this past weekend; and compounded by the threat of Hurricane Jose, local insurance representatives took the opportunity to advise residents regarding the coverage process. Insurance Management encouraged all residents to secure their homes and businesses. Branch Manager…
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