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Undocumented Haitian females taken into custody

Katinana Sidney and Nakai Paula

Two Haitian female nationals were taken into custody on Tuesday, January 3 by police officers on routine patrol, after being discovered in the Williams Town area unable to provide documentation relative to their legal status in the country.    Grade One Immigration Officer Napthali Cooper confirmed that on Tuesday evening, while on routine patrol in…
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Roberts:?Voter registration in the east progressing nicely

Harvey Roberts

With 2017 being the year for the country’s General Election, Administrator for the East Grand Bahama District, Harvey Roberts, spoke exclusively with this daily, about voter registration in that area.   According to Roberts, voter registration on the eastern end of the island is progressing nicely.    “Things are going very well, persons are coming…
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Johnson makes National Junkanoo pledge for 2017

Pictured is one of the pieces from the Platinum Knights Group

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Dr. Daniel Johnson is convinced that based on the performances he witnessed from the Junkanoo Groups on Grand Bahama Monday, January 2, a National Junkanoo Parade is a must.    Johnson was on island to officially open the Annual Junkanoo Parade, which this year, only featured four of the…
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PM: Moody’s decided against downgrading the country

Prime Minister Perry Christie

Prime Minister Perry Christie said that the government is committed to altering the country’s recent downgrade by Standard and Poor’s (S & P’s).   Christie noted that there are two rating agencies, S&P and Moody’s. S & P downgraded the country; however, Moody’s looking at the same information as S&P, the same conditions, decided not…
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