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DPM: Moving forward, GB can now take control of its own destiny

IN THIS FILE PHOTO Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance presented to the House of Assembly yesterday – Wednesday, May 30 – the country’s 2018/2019 Budget, where he announced the increase in value added tax (VAT) from 7.5 percent to 12 percent. (PHOTO: TNG/TORRELL GLINTON)

Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama, in his contribution to support the resolution to guarantee the purchase of the Grand Lucaya Properties, noted that this is an opportunity for Grand Bahama to take control of its own destiny. Following is Turnquest’s presentation in its…
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60 plus students begin TCCP training

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Grand Bahama District Technical Cadet Corps Programme (TCCP) held its Induction Ceremony at New Life Worship Center, Coral Road under the theme, ‘Empowering Cadets through Educational Technology’ on Thursday, September 20. Over 60 students representing both government and private schools throughout the community were inducted into the program,…
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$5k donated to The Beacon School

SPECIAL DONATION – The Office of the Mayor and Council City of North Miami, Azure College and Collaborative Consulting Group donated $5,000.00 to The Beacon School on Friday, September 21. Central Grand Bahama Member of Parliament, Iram Lewis and City of North Miami Councilman, Philippe Bien-Aime along with Bahamas Consulate of Miami Representative, Marcia Sands; Collaborative Consulting Group Partner, Sonless Martin; Miami Dade County Public Schools Representative, Dr. Alexia Rolle and Lex Promotions and Marketing Lex Pierre-Louis toured The Beacon School as well as interacted with several pupils prior to the presentation. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Office of the Mayor and Council City of North Miami, Azure College and Collaborative Consulting Group donated $5,000.00 to The Beacon School on Friday, September 21. Expressly elated to assist students of the special needs institution, representatives of the aforementioned agencies inclusive of Central Grand Bahama Member of Parliament, Iram Lewis and City of…
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Parental involvement vital to education

PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT – The Second Annual Parenting Forum hosted by the Grand Bahama Principals and Vice Principals Association saw a growth in the number of parents attending the event, which organizers say is encouraging. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Parental attendance for the Second Annual Parenting Forum hosted by the Grand Bahama Principals and Vice Principals Association was noticeable and association president, Gia Walker was excited over the attendance held in the St. George’s Gymnasium on Saturday, September 22. While praising the parents that turned out for the annual forum, Walker encouraged greater involvement…
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