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Former employees allege ‘bad treatment’ by new boss

Employees of Western Bakery voice their concerns to labor activist

Former employees of Western Bakery gathered outside the establishment Friday (March 24) morning, claiming the new owners discarded them like they were “animals” as they prepared to bring in new staff.   Several of the displaced employees spoke to the media outside the business, where they were once employed, many for over a decade.   …
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Bringing awareness to disability

Lester Ferguson

A seven-member delegation from the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) traveled to Grand Bahama on Thursday, March 23 visiting schools and other stakeholders, including the Ministry for Grand Bahama, the Department of Social Services and Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA).   According to Lester Ferguson, NCPD Executive Secretary the purpose of the visit…
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Cruise ship Marco Polo brings in 751 passengers

Nuvolari Chotoosingh

On Thursday (March 23), the Marco Polo cruise ship docked at the Freeport Harbour with 751 passengers who were ready to enjoy an exciting day on Grand Bahama.   As is customary when a cruise ship docks for the first time in a port, a plaque exchange takes place between local and ship officials. Freeport…
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Darville links God’s guidance to ‘PLP victory’

Hon. Dr. Michael Darville

Minister for Grand Bahama, Dr. Michael Darville has a strong conviction that the incumbent Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) will be in place to continue capital works in Grand Bahama.   He said at the recent PLP Religious Service that he firmly believes God’s “guidance and strength” could lead to overcoming obstacles and winning the “next…
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