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Minnis: Govt. not on a witch-hunt

Several members of the former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) administration that were ousted at the polls, during the May 10, 2017 Bahamas General Elections, have been hauled before the courts in recent weeks to answer to multiple criminal charges that include bribery, extortion, solicitation and misconduct in public office. Extensive investigations continue to be carried…
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Working to get GB back on top

. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister

Economies worldwide have experienced intervals of boom and bust; however, within the past 15 years Grand Bahama, the once envied second city of The Bahamas, has struggled to rebound. The Great Global Recession (2007-2010) and Hurricanes Frances, Jeanne (2005) and Matthew (2016) have further compounded the matter. Recently, the tourism sector on Grand Bahama was…
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Fire destroys local convenience store

RBPF Fire Brigade officers are pictured double checking the building to ensure the blaze is completely extinguished.

Royal Bahamas Police Force Fire Services Department are investigating an early morning fire that erupted in popular grocery store Express Food Mart, owned by Peter and Shauna Taylor located on Balao Road in Tyler’s Shopping Plaza on Sunday, August 27, 2017. According to the RBPF Public Affairs and Communications Office (PACO), “Reports of a fire…
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GBPA hosts Second Annual BTS Family Friday events

‘Test Your Talent’ was the theme of Friday night’s vocalist competition at the Port Lucaya Marketplace, where more than a dozen competitors took to the stage, vying for the grand prize of $1,000 cash. For nearly two hours residents and visitors were wowed by a spectacular display of local talent, while enjoying live performances from…
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