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NEMA warehouse in GB Receives roofing material

Pictured are Mr. Kemp GBCH Caretaker; Chivaun Smith; Ministry of Tourism

This past Friday, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), was presented roofing material, worth about $30,000, by the Pathfinders Task Force and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The presentation took place   The Freeport News attended the presentation at NEMA’s Grand Bahama warehouse in Hawksbill.   Scott Lewis, Task Force leader…
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Union leader under fire

CUHSAW First Vice President Careem Hollingsworth and CUHSAW president Michelle Dorsett 

Members of the Commonwealth Union of Hotel Services and Allied Workers (CUHSAW) are not only refuting claims made by their president back in December 2016, they are also demanding that Michelle Dorsett step down.   CUHSAW first vice president, Careem Hollingsworth, together with several members held a press conference yesterday – Thursday, January 5 –…
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Undocumented Haitian females taken into custody

Katinana Sidney and Nakai Paula

Two Haitian female nationals were taken into custody on Tuesday, January 3 by police officers on routine patrol, after being discovered in the Williams Town area unable to provide documentation relative to their legal status in the country.    Grade One Immigration Officer Napthali Cooper confirmed that on Tuesday evening, while on routine patrol in…
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Roberts:?Voter registration in the east progressing nicely

Harvey Roberts

With 2017 being the year for the country’s General Election, Administrator for the East Grand Bahama District, Harvey Roberts, spoke exclusively with this daily, about voter registration in that area.   According to Roberts, voter registration on the eastern end of the island is progressing nicely.    “Things are going very well, persons are coming…
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