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Government focusing on second home ownership

SECOND HOME OWNERSHIP – The government of The Bahamas is exploring the avenue of encouraging second home ownership in the country and Grand Bahama is an ideal location, said Sen. Kwasi Thompson (right). Pictured at left is Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe, MP for West Grand Bahama and Bimini. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The government of The Bahamas is exploring the avenue of encouraging second home ownership in the country and Grand Bahama is, for all obvious reasons, an ideal location, said Sen. Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State for GB in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM). Thompson made this revelation Monday (January 15), during the announcement…
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Small business owners call for policing of system

Small business owners Darren Cooper (left) and Alex Thompson.

Grand Bahama Small Business Owners (GBSBO) and the Downtown Freeport Business Association (DFBA) held a press briefing Tuesday, January 16 to discuss, what they say are hardships and challenges faced with conducting day-to-day business operations. Licensing fees and taxation as well as illegal operators of businesses, all pose a serious risk to the survival of…
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Isaacs reveals immediate plans in new capacity as Acting Chief Justice

ACTING CHIEF JUSTICE STEPHEN ISAACS

Acting Chief Justice Stephen Isaacs spoke exclusively with this daily following the official opening of the 2018 legal year here on the island of Grand Bahama. While being selected as Acting Chief Justice for the Commonwealth of The Bahamas was a role he entered into less than a month ago, Justice Stephen Isaacs said, he…
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Community appeal GB Cancer Society is hoping to send 10 youngsters to Camp Good Days

A LOVE STRONGER THAN CANCER – Lorine Miller, Cancer Society of Grand Bahama President explains the idea behind the Love Light a Tree Project held annually in the month of December to raise funds for cancer education and done in honor of loved ones and friends affected by the disease. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Grand Bahama Branch of the Cancer Society is appealing to the corporate sector for sponsorship with the hope of sending 10 children to Camp Good Days. Lorine Miller, president of the Cancer Society Grand Bahama Branch spoke to this daily on Monday (January 15) about the organization’s 2018 goal. Camp Good Days and Special…
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