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Canadian couple spearheads assistance drive for Grand Bahamians immediately following Hurricane Dorian

LENDING A HELPING HAND – Canadians Ken (second left) and Fiona (left) Williams, along with friends Mike (right) and Deborah (second right) Randal, came together with other volunteers to assist Grand Bahamians with much-needed items immediately following Hurricane Dorian, back in September 2019. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Despite suffering the total loss of their Emerald Bay home, snowbirds from Canada – husband and wife Ken and Fiona Williams – decided to take immediate action in lending a generous helping hand to assist persons on the island that too, were severely impacted by the storm. The couple shared with this daily that as…
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‘Precious Pearls’ treated to a special post-Christmas Luncheon and Seminar

SPECIAL TREAT – One hundred and thirty ‘Precious Pearls’ were treated to a post-Christmas Luncheon and Seminar hosted by the Department of Social Services and Mercy Corps, at the Rand Nature Centre on Monday, January 6. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Having gone through the most unforgettable experience due to the passing of Hurricane Dorian (September 2019), the Department of Social Services hosted a day of rejuvenation and retreat for 130 senior citizens at their post-Christmas Luncheon and Seminar.    The department’s employees were eager to continue the annual luncheon for the ‘Precious Pearl,’ despite themselves…
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Chief Justice hoping to make “real” changes in the judiciary

BRIAN MOREE Chief Justice of The Bahamas

Chief Justice Brian Moree QC is hoping to make several changes in the judiciary, this year. Moree shared his plans for 2020, during the opening of the Legal Year ceremony on Thursday, January 9, 2020, at Pro Cathedral of Christ the King Church. Moree noted that not only does the annual service mark the opening…
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Plans for new High Rock Clinic underway

DR. DUANE SANDS Minister of Health

Plans for the construction of a new clinic for East Grand Bahama are underway and is expected to be completed by July 2020, said Minister of Health, Dr. Duane Sands on Saturday, January 11, at the presentation of a Hospitainer and BBPods, donated to the Public Hospitals Authority by International Medical Corps (IMC). “To the…
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