Editorial

Old Bahama Bay gives computers to WE Primary

They were pleasantly astonished, surprised, but relished the moment and eagerly started working the keyboards of the computers provided by Old Bahama Bay (OBB) President John MacDonald, his wife Charlene, and James Culmer, who manages the resort. The occasion was Thursday past, as the gifts were presented to the young students of the West End…
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No Govt. timetable for reopening of Grand Lucayan

The Government of The Bahamas does not have a timetable for the reopening of the Grand Lucayan properties that have been closed since October of 2016 due to severe damage from Hurricane Matthew. Having purchased the resort from Hutchison Whampoa, and with a continuance at defending the decision despite the heavy financial burden on taxpayers,…
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Criminal act strikes very close to home

The recent senseless slaying of Inspector Carlis Blatch, Aide-de-Camp to Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling has struck close to home. The professional attachment and fondness for Inspector Blatch was evident in the communication from Her Excellency that came out in the aftermath of his death. Inspector Blatch was struck down by a gunman in New…
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Good news given to Lucayan staff

It was welcome news! Late afternoon on Monday, Minister of State in the Grand Bahama Office of the Prime Minister, Senator Kwasi Thompson, contacted The Freeport News regarding an update communication provided by Hotel Corporation Chairman Michael Scott. Through Scott, the Government of The Bahamas, set the minds of the Grand Lucayan employees to rest,…
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