DPM monitoring East GB oil spill

In a statement late Tuesday (September 10) afternoon,  Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance and East Grand Bahama MP said, he has monitored the Equinor oil spill since its occurence. As a result of Hurricane Dorian ravaging East End last week, there was an oil spill at Equinor (Statoil), which many believed…
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PM: We must work together to rebuild

The country must work together to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Dorian,” Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis told media in Grand Bahama on Saturday, September 7. The prime minister hosted a press conference at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in the Harold de Gregory Building, days after deadly Hurricane Dorian devastated Abaco and Grand…
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Green hauled to court on murder charges

A week after Hurricane Dorian devastated the island, Ezrin Green was escorted into the temporary court facility at the Northeastern Police Station on Jubilee Boulevard yesterday (Monday, September 8) morning, where he faced one count of murder. Green, 36, a resident of Explorers Way, appeared before Deputy Magistrate Debbye Ferguson, who read that on September…
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Managers of elderly homes plead for families to check on residents

EVACUATE — Residents at the Grand Bahama Home for the Elderly are preparing to evacuate the building due to unstable conditions. (PHOTO: JUELANDA THOMPSON)

As Hurricane Dorian, with potential category 4 wind force, continued its course towards The Bahamas, heading directly for the Northern Region, management representatives of active  homes for senior citizens sent out pleas for respective family members “check” on relatives. Several heads of homes for senior citizens disclosed that materials and other essentials needed for their residents…
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