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Turnquest: Country’s deficit improved by $92.3m

PETER TURNQUEST, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance

Since the budget review of May 2017, the present government has been able to reduce the country’s deficit, tremendously, improving by $92.3 million when compared to last year, said Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance. According to Turnquest, revenue collection increased by $25 million, compared to last year through December and overall spending…
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New GBCC officers officially take office

New GBCC officers officially take office. From top left Rev. Dr. Robert Lockhart and Rev. Dr. Elvis Burrows. From bottom left Rev. Sidney McIntosh and Apostle Dr. Rita Stuart.

Recently elected members of the Grand Bahama Christian Council (GBCC) officially took office, during an installation service at Life Community Church on Tuesday (February 20) evening. Newly elected president and senior pastor of Calvary Temple Rev. Dr. Robert Lockhart spoke to this daily about what residents can expect from the council’s new executive team. He…
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Foulkes hopeful unemployment numbers will continue to decrease

HOPEFUL — Minister of Labour, Senator Dion Foulkes said that he is pleased with the slight decline in unemployment statistics, which is based on the most recent compilation. Foulkes, who was in Grand Bahama on Saturday (February 19) for the Ministry of Labour’s initiative ‘Labour on the Blocks’ Job Fair, is pictured speaking with journalists. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Minister of Labour, Senator Dion Foulkes said that he is pleased with the slight decline in unemployment statistics, which is based on the most recent compilation. Foulkes, who was in Grand Bahama on Saturday for the Ministry of Labour’s initiative ‘Labour on the Blocks’ Job Fair, noted that he is also confident that the unemployment…
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JHHS Art Exhibition on display until the end of February

Art on display at the Jack Hayward High School.

Students of Jack Hayward Senior High School (JHSHS) extend an invitation to the community at large, to view the creative talents in a number of outstanding art pieces now on display in the school’s foyer, until the end of the month. The Art Exhibition showcases intricate detail and precision that was put into each of…
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