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Colebrooke wanted in connection with recent $1.3m drug seizure

DAVID ARLINGTON COLEBROOKE

Police in Grand Bahama are looking for 57-year-old David Arlington Colebrooke and they are appealing for the public’s assistance. Colebrooke is wanted in connection to the recent $1.3 million drug seizure that occurred on Tuesday, October 30, according to law enforcement officers. In a report on Monday, November 12, Police and Public Affairs and Communication…
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Ministers meet with EU and OECD to discuss ending tax watchlist for The Bahamas

MINISTERS MEETING – The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, K. Peter Turnquest (second right), led a delegation to Brussels and Paris this week, for frank discussions with high ranking officials within the European Commission and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on The Bahamas’ compliance with international standards on tax governance. Also pictured are Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration, T. Brent Symonette (left) and Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Sen. Carl W. Bethel (right), QC.

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, K. Peter Turnquest, led a delegation to Brussels and Paris last week, for frank discussions with high ranking officials within the European Commission and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on The Bahamas’ compliance with international standards on tax governance. Accompanying the Deputy Prime Minister…
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Students encouraged to attend College Fair

PREPARING STUDENTS – Education administrators revealed plans the for Annual College Fair, which is set for Sunday, November 18. Pictured from left are Principal of Eight Mile Rock High School, Chester Cooper; Head of Lucaya International School, Kathryn Dillette; President of Principal and Vice Principal Association, Gia Walker; District Superintendent West Grand Bahama and Bimini, Ivan Butler and International Baccalaureate Coordinator and Counselor Stephanie Dolan. (PHOTO: TFN)

Organized for more than 20 years, the Principal and Vice Principal Association of Grand Bahama is partnering with Lucayan International School to present the Annual College Fair for students from Grades 10 to 12 on Sunday, November 18 at the Bishop Michael Eldon School Auditorium. Starting at 12:00 p.m., representatives from several colleges and universities,…
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McDonald: OBB expansion project progressing nicely

EXPANSION PLANS — “Our new project is named Grande Harbour and we will start off with a large slew of amenities, which are actually going to come on board next month (December). We want to begin with the amenities first, so that the buyers and guests will have more amenities … we actually have on site our surveyors and engineers are here staking out the property, identifying where exactly we can and cannot build, what we can and cannot do.” ~ John McDonald, President of Old Bahama Bay, Island Venture Resort Club (IVRC)

As the largest employer in West End, Old Bahama Bay recently made the announcement that the property will be undergoing a significant expansion, one which President of Old Bahama Bay, Island Venture Resort Club (IVRC) John MacDonald revealed was progressing nicely. “Our new project is named Grande Harbour and we will start off with a…
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