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GBPA helps the Sir Charles Hayward Library progress toward reopening

SUPPORT – The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) has made funds available to the library in excess of $250,000 to assist with mucking and gutting, renovation of the entire interior infrastructure, replacement of computer equipment, books and other supplies, as it recovers and rebuilds following the devastating flooding of Hurricane Dorian. (PHOTO COURTESY OF GBPA)

Libraries are integral to communities the world over, and Grand Bahama’s Sir Charles Hayward Library is no exception. The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) has made funds available to the library in excess of $250,000 to assist with mucking and gutting, renovation of the entire interior infrastructure, replacement of computer equipment, books and other…
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Hundreds fed through ROYO ‘Programme’

FEEDING THE MASSES – Another 1,200-plus Grand Bahamians received food and care packages courtesy of Reach Out Youth Organization (ROYO) and its partners, during a massive giveaway on Thursday, May 28, at the organization’s Community Centre on Banyan Lane. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

Another 1,200-plus Grand Bahamians have received food and care packages courtesy of Reach Out Youth Organization (ROYO) and its partners. ROYO President Dudley Seide hosted a major giveaway on Thursday, May 27, where more than $30,000 in food items were distributed to families. “Today is a great day for Grand Bahama. This is called ‘Feeding…
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Restrictions for GB, as country re-opens

PHASE THREE – All islands of The Bahamas except for New Providence, Grand Bahama and Bimini are to be liberalized for commercial activity, said Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, as the country gradually reopens amidst COVID-19. (BIS PHOTO)

“All islands of The Bahamas except for New Providence, Grand Bahama and Bimini are to be liberalized for commercial activity, effective Tuesday (June 2) after the Whit Monday holiday.” So, declared Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis Thursday (May 28) morning, during his contribution in the House of Assembly. “As of Tuesday, a new and reduced curfew, from…
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Cooper: No plans for GB in budget

NO PLANS FOR GB – Deputy Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chester Cooper (second left), pointed out that there were no plans for Grand Bahama and Abaco’s recovery outlined in the 2020/2021 Budget, during his party’s response Wednesday afternoon to the document presented to the House of Assembly. Pictured with Cooper are Leader of the PLP, Phillip Davis (left); Glenys Hanna-Martin (second right), MP, and Picewell Forbes, MP. At rear from left are Sen. Fred Mitchell, PLP National Chairman; Sen. Dr. Michael Darville and Sen. JoBeth Coleby-Davis.

A Member of Parliament, not among the five official representatives spoke out on behalf of Grand Bahama on Wednesday, during the first of a two-day sitting of the House of Assembly. Deputy Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chester Cooper called the 2020/2021 Budget presented in the House of Assembly Wednesday (May 27) morning…
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