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Junior Achievement Grand Bahama conducts successful training seminar

Officers within the Junior Achievement Program were eager to begin their training sessions at the JA Grand Bahama headquarters on Saturday November 11.

This past Saturday, Junior Achievement (JA) Grand Bahama, held its officers’ training one-day seminar where students who had been successfully nominated to top positions within respective companies, were afforded ideas for effectively operating businesses. The Junior Achievement Program is a youth development organization geared toward promoting youth innovation, financial literacy, entrepreneurship, college preparedness and work…
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Two on posession of forging charges

Cherine Dacosta of Jamaica was hauled before the courts on Wednesday November 15 where she along with another adult male was formally charged on possession of materials for forging notes. (Photo by JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Two suspects, including a Jamaican National were taken into Magistrate Court in Freeport on possession of material for forging notes on Wednesday (November 15) at the Garnet Levarity Justice Centre. Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Assistant Superintendent of Police and Public Affairs and Communication Officer (PACO) Terecita Pinder confirmed the development Alphonso Hield, age 57…
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Straw vendors make strong plea for Lucayan Resort reopening

In this file photo Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis delivers his contribution inside the House of Assembly yesterday.

For over one year the Memories Resort as well as the Treasure Bay Casino, have remained closed following damages sustained as a result of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, leaving many Grand Bahamians unemployed. Not only has the closure had an adverse affect on former employees of the resort and casino, but also others, namely…
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Police to utilize body cameras

BODY CAMERAS TRIAL — Deputy Commissioner of Police Emrick Seymour announced during a press conference that police officers from their mobile patrol unit will be outfitted with body cameras on a trial basis that will assist them in carrying out their duties.

Deputy Commissioner in Charge of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Northern District, Emrick Seymour, on Wednesday announced the commencement of the RBPF’s body camera trial exercise. At a press conference on Wednesday he pointed out that advanced notification had been given regarding the equipment upgrade.(November 15). Earlier, Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson said the RBPF…
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