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International Federation of Women Lawyers’ (FIDA) group pays courtesy call to Office of Prime Minister

FIDA COURTESY CALL – The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) delegation paid a courtesy call on the Office of The Prime Minister, Grand Bahama on Monday morning, prior to the start of the organization’s 36th Triennial International Convention which takes place November 13-17 at the Grand Lucayan Resort. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The International Federation of Lawyers (FIDA) is hosting its 36th Triennial International Convention here on the island of Grand Bahama November 13 – 17. On Monday morning, representatives paid a courtesy call on the Office of The Prime Minister Grand Bahama. Minister of State within the Office of the Prime Minister, Grand Bahama Senator Hon.…
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FOCOL beats Gouthro & Company on countback to win second annual Edward St. George Memorial

NEW CHAMPIONS – FOCOL came away as the top winners of the 2nd Annual Edward St. George Memorial Golf Tournament this Saturday. Holding the trophies left to right were Otto Fountain, Randy Cooper, Gizmo Moss and Tony Cooper. Grand Bahama Sport Promotion Association president Fred Sturrup, left, made the presentations. PHOTO COURTESY OF BTC)

Fifteen teams, totaling 60 players showed up in full force for the second annual Edward St. George Memorial Golf Tournament this past Saturday at the Lucayan Country Club Course. The Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association was praised for staging the event which was well-received. Gouthro & Company (G&C), which featured the team of Sean Donahue,…
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DPM Turnquest not conclusive on IMF job reduction suggestion

Deputy PM Peter Turnquest Minister of Finance

In a recent communication released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agency, the recommendation was made in their Executive Board synopsis following the conclusion of their 2017 Article IV consultation with The Bahamas, to reduce the wage bill in an effort to support economic relief for the country. The press release from the IMF read…
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Nov. 14 designated World Diabetes Day

HEALTH SERVICES COMMITTEE – Members of Grand Bahama Health Services World Diabetes Committee outlined plans for Diabetes Month during a recent press conference that took place at the Rand Memorial Hospital. Photo by JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Grand Bahama Health Services World Diabetes Committee will stage a set of activities for World Diabetes Awareness Month, the media was informed during a press conference at the Rand Memorial Hospital (RMH) on Friday (November 10). Nicole Bain, Chairperson of the World Diabetes Committee stated that November is designated Diabetes Awareness Month. The committee…
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