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Lloyd speaks to significance of adjusted educational system

JEFFREY LLOYD, Minister of Education

The digitization of the Bahamian educational system is crucial. So, said Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd on Wednesday (October 21), during his contribution to the House of Assembly. He touted the adjusted form of learning for students as significant, and one that ensures top-rate education for all and sundry. “The digitization of the Bahamian educational…
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ERC makes high-impact recommendations in its Summary Report

After months of collaborative work, the Economic Recovery Committee (ERC) presented its Summary Report to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and his Cabinet for review. First assembled in April, the ERC was charged by the Prime Minister to research and develop strategic recommendations to inform the government’s policies as it addresses the economic impact of…
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DPM shares govt’s borrowing activities for Fiscal Year 2020/2021

K. PETER TURNQUEST Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance

Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance shared the government’s borrowing activities to date for the fiscal year 2020/2021 in the House of Assembly on Wednesday (October 21). Previously, the House approved a resolution for the government to borrow $1.334 billion to finance the overall budget deficit for fiscal year 2020/2021, and also…
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Illegal oil dumping being investigated

OIL DUMPED ILLEGALLY – Police are investigating the illegal dumping of several industrial sized bags of oil in east Grand Bahama, early Wednesday morning.

Law enforcement officers in Grand Bahama are investigating the illegal dumping of several commercial/industrial sized bags of oil on a side road in East Grand Bahama. A video showing some seven to eight bags, one or two which were already leaking oil, circulated on WhatsApps and Facebook Wednesday (October 21) morning, raising concern among residents…
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