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Marco City PLP celebrate Stalwart Councillors

CELEBRATING – Leaders of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Marco City Branch, held a celebratory dinner for 60 stalwart councillors under the theme, ‘A Night of Love.’ Branch Chairman, Keitron Meadows and his team hosted the dinner at the headquarters on Friday, March 15 with free admission. Former Member of Parliament for West Grand Bahama and Bimini, Obie Wilchcombe was also in attendance. (Photo courtesy of PLP Marco City Branch)

Leaders of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Marco City Branch, held a celebratory dinner for 60 stalwart councillors under the theme, ‘A Night of Love.’ Branch Chairman, Keitron Meadows and his team hosted the dinner at the headquarters on Friday, March 15 with free admission. The stalwarts were served a four-course meal, noted Meadows, just…
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BTVI Grand Bahama participate in TVET Day

TEACHING CERTIFICATE – Head of BTVI’s Auto Mechanics department, Kenton Roker (right) receives his City and Guilds’ Teaching, Training and Assessors’ certificate from Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd (centre). Also shown to the left is BTVI’s Chairman, Kevin Basden (left).

Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd feels technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is the “most critical need in the country. “Were it not for technicians, society would come to a halt,” said Minister Lloyd recently during a TVET Day ceremony held at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) in New Providence. “It is…
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GBPC ‘very concerned’ for public, workforce safety

Grand Bahama Power Company

Staff Writer, FN News Desk While power is being restored to the fast food restaurants, including Burger King, KFC and Pollo Tropical – owned by the Cooper family – “electricity diversions” investigations by the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) continue. The fast food restaurants’ electricity supply was disconnected on Wednesday, March 13 as a result…
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Leaders lack successive  planning goals

LORETTA BUTLER-TURNER, Former Deputy Leader, FNM

“I think if we look back over the decades of leadership in The Bahamas, you will see those things that did not happen in strong leadership,” said former Deputy Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), Loretta Butler-Turner. As this daily’s exclusive interview series with the once second most powerful force in the FNM continues,…
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