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GB residents mixed on PM Dr. Minnis’ intent to increase Members of Parliament salaries

Quincy Bevans, Martha Edgecombe and Donald Duncombe.

Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas Dr. Hubert A. Minnis’ stated intent of providing salary increases for Members of Parliament in the next budget, is receiving mixed responses from Grand Bahama residents. A Freeport News team recently asked members of the public to weigh-in on the matter, which is a hot button topic…
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Thompson: ‘Our future success must be in Innovation and Technology’

WELCOME REMARKS – Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator Kwasi Thompson welcomed delegates to the first ever Grand Bahama Technology Summit, which opened on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Grand Lucayan resort. Minister Thompson and his office were the force behind making the Tech Summit a reality.

Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator Kwasi Thompson says that Grand Bahama remains high on the government’s agenda, and the launch of the first ever Technology Summit on GB is evidence of such a commitment. During his welcome remarks at the first Tech Summit at the Grand Lucayan resort on Thursday, November 9, 2017,…
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UB, HASB, GBHS partner for ‘Know Your Status’ Seminar

SHARING INFORMATION – Sharon Williams, Administrator of the Grand Bahama Health Services (GBHS) was the featured speaker for the ‘Know Your Status’ Seminar on Tuesday, November 7 at the University of The Bahamas Northern Campus, in partnership with UB’s Student Government Association, HIV/AIDS Survivors Benefit (HASB) and GBHS.

The Student Government Association of the University of The Bahamas North Campus, in conjunction with Kevin Thompson-Delancy JP, Esq., president of HIV/AIDS Survivors Benefit (HASB), held its ‘Know You Status’ Seminar on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the University’s Campus in East Grand Bahama. During the event, Sharon Williams, Administrator of the Grand Bahama Health…
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Duo arraigned on shop breaking and stealing charges

CHARGED – Keith Barr (left) and Frederick Ward (right) were hauled before the courts on Friday, November 10 where they were charged with shop breaking and other offences before Magistrates Rengin Johnson and Charlton Smith.

Two men were escorted into Magistrate Court in Freeport, where they were arraigned on several counts of shop breaking and stealing from Vehicles, Friday (November 10) morning. Keith Barr, 49, of #56 Raleigh Drive appeared before Magistrate Rengin Johnson in Court #3 on four counts of shop breaking, one count of possession of instruments for…
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