Water issues for Sweeting’s Cay residents post Hurricane Matthew

K. PETER TURNQUEST, DPM, Minister of Finance

Three-months after Hurricane Matthew, Sweeting’s Cay residents are still without a regular supply of water.   Several Sweeting’s Cay residents reached out to this daily on Tuesday, January 3 and voiced their concerns regarding the lack of regularly flowing water and about a notice posted over a month ago that assured residents they would be…
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Johnson: Ministry focusing on future of Junkanoo from youth development to rebranding

Dr. Daniel Johnson – Minister of Youth

Placing strategic focus on the future of Junkanoo from youth involvement to rebranding is one of the primary goals of Dr. Daniel Johnson, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, who in a recent interview with The Freeport News revealed steady progress continues to be made in regard to modernizing and repackaging the cultural phenomenon to…
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Cuban migration continues into New Year

The second day into the New Year

With a staggering 725 Cuban migrants being intercepted and processed as they attempted to reach U.S. shores in 2016, the second day of the new year the trend continued as 12 Cubans were handed over to local Immigration officers on Monday and an additional 25 are expected today.    “At 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January…
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A ‘Classic’ entrance

Despite inclement weather

United in love of Bahamian culture, residents and visitors to Grand Bahama waited patiently, braving inclement weather, for the start of the Annual New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade on Monday, January 2, 2017.   Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson traveled to Grand Bahama to officially open the parade, which Grand Bahama…
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