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Logos Hope expected to bring international crew to GB

Logos Hope’s 400 volunteers from over 60 countries in the annual bow photograph. At right Shawna Sands, one of Logos Hope’s Bahamian volunteers. Sands is pictured sporting her Bahamian flag.

Logos Hope, the world’s largest floating book fair, will soon bring its international crew with their life-changing stories to Freeport, The Bahamas. Shawna Sands from Nassau is one of Logos Hope’s 400 volunteers. She first came to the ship in 2014 as part of a three-month Short Term Exposure Program, working in the bookfair. Having…
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Culture and talented youth highlights of celebration

The Annual Ecumenical Service of Thanksgiving Cultural, Gospel Concert and Flag Raising Ceremony held on Independence Park on Sunday evening showcased a number of local entertainers and highlighted a number of young speakers, who all shared what the 44th Anniversary of the country’s independence meant to them. Speakers Kyle Maycock, Youth Pastor at Freeport Bible…
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Labor Minister excited about GB’s workforce future

Shipyard executives met with Minister of Labor, Sen. Dion Foulkes on Friday, July 7 at the Office of the Prime Minister to discuss a number of matters related to that company. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Friday marked an historic day for newly appointed Minister of Labor, Sen. Dion Foulkes, who traveled to Grand Bahama for this first time in his capacity, under the new Free National Movement (FNM) Government. Foulkes shared that the primary reason for his visit was to meet with a number of business entities and trade union…
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Chinese migrants detained by officials

Four females and two males were among a group of Chinese nationals apprehended, foiling the group alleged plans to travel to the United States. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF BID)

On Monday, July 11 Bahamas Immigration, foiling their alleged plans to travel to the United States, apprehended six Chinese nationals. Napthali Cooper Bahamas Immigration Department Grade One Officer provided this daily with information on the apprehension. “On Monday at approximately 10:00 a.m. acting upon information received relative to some Chinese staying at a resort in…
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