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Red Cross continues humanitarian efforts, appeals to the community for donations

STEPHANIE BARR, GB Red Cross Administrator

The Bahamas Red Cross Grand Bahama Center, has been a place for many residents who, over the years have fallen on hard times, seeking food and/or clothing items, for themselves and their families. The center’s ‘Meals on Wheels’ Program has been a staple for the community, providing over 50 hot meals to persons in need,…
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Wilson giving back through ‘coupon’ initiative

Godfrey Wilson

Godfrey Wilson is paying it forward after experiencing difficult times and having members of the community lend a helping hand when he was in need. Wilson, owner of DuKor Construction, launched an initiative for young boys ages five to 12 to get free haircuts at two local barbershops – Fresh Cuts, located downtown and LaKay,…
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Financial literacy a must for all citizens says DPM

In this file photo Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance recently revealed that it is the government’s intention to educate residents and citizens alike, on the importance of financial literacy. (PHOTO: TFN FILES)

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance, recently revealed that it is the government’s intention to educate residents and citizens alike, on the importance of financial literacy as well as the necessary protocols and procedures mandatory in securing government issued contracts for goods and/or services. The certified public accountant (CPA by profession expressed, “In…
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Immigration stepping up apprehension efforts

his past Friday and Saturday (August 18 and 19) local Immigration officers took 11 male Haitian nationals into custody. The group was processed and is expected to be transported to New Providence to the Detention Center. (PHOTO COURTESY OF BID)

The Bahamas Immigration Department has intensified its efforts in ridding the country of all illegal immigrants. This past Friday and Saturday (August 18 and 19) local Immigration officers took 11 male Haitian nationals into custody. Napthali Cooper, Bahamas Immigration Department Grade One Officer told The Freeport News that the men were taken into custody, because…
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