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Parker-Edgecombe appeals to single mothers, young voters in Bimini

YOUNG VOTERS – Free National Movement candidate for WEst GRand Bahama and Bimini, Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe, is pictured with a young voter in Bimini Monday, April 24 prior to the mass rally.

An exuberant crowd of Free National Movement (FNM) supporters assembled in Bimini on Monday (April 24) evening for the party’s mass rally, to hear from a number of FNM candidates, including candidate for West End and Bimini, Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe, as well as the party’s leader, Dr. Hubert Minnis. During her address, Parker-Edgecombe made a special…
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600 GB residents enrolled in NHI to date

NHI ENROLLMENT – Permanent Secretary Peter Deveaux-Isaacs yesterday disclosed that some 600 Grand Bahama residents have already enrolled in the National Health Insurance scheme. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

Some 600 Grand Bahama residents enrolled in the new National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme on Wednesday, April 26, disclosed Permanent Secretary Peter Deveaux-Isaacs. Deveaux-Isaacs, who traveled to Grand Bahama yesterday, made the announcement during a press briefing at the National Insurance headquarters. According to Deveaux-Isaacs, this was a pivotal moment for NHI and enrollment started…
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ORG Report: Bahamas’ economy underperforming relative to its full potential

Matthew Aubrey ORG Executive Director

The Bahamas economy is by any reasonable measure underperforming relative to its full potential, due in part to strong headwinds adversely affecting traditional sources of economic growth within the country, reports the Organization for Responsible Governance (ORG). ORG Executive Director Matthew Aubrey was the guest speaker at the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce’s (GBCC) monthly…
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FNM seeks to maintain momentum with ‘Rollin’ with Red’ events

The youth arm of the Free National Movement (FNM) says, now more than ever, young Bahamians want to see their country head in a different direction. In a statement issued on Tuesday, April 25 the Grand Bahama FNM Torchbearers Association announced activities and events to climax the 2017 campaign, Torchbearers say they and young people throughout The Bahamas…
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