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Turnquest, Lewis classify proposed Smith’s Point project as upscaled touristic product

In this file photo Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance K. Peter Turnquest, and Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Works Iram Lewis each addressed participants of the two-day Small Business Funding Opportunities & Consult with Entrepreneurs Town Meeting at the Foster B. Pestaina Center enlightening all to strategic plans to restore, revitalize, revolutionize and rebrand business and entrepreneurship in Grand Bahama.

The long awaited Smith’s Point Sea Wall project was a heavily debated topic prior to the initial contract signing by Smith’s Construction under the Progressive Liberal Party administration in June 2016. The present Free National Movement Government came into power on May 10 earlier this year and shortly thereafter, Smith’s Construction was terminated and replaced…
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Labor, National Security partners to launch Citizen Justice Program

Chet Pratt, IDB Project Consultant giving opening remarks — Pictured from left are: Cecelia Strachan, Permanent Secretary – Ministry of Labour; Sen. Hon. Dion A. Foulkes, Minister of Labour; Chet Pratt; Althea Albury, Acting Director of Labour – Department of Labour.

The Bahamas Department of Labour, in a strategic alliance with the Ministry of National Security has launched the first Citizen Security and Justice Program (CSJP). This is the second component of a public awareness campaign geared towards at-risk youth by providing skills training. Under this component, which focuses on increasing the employability and employment of…
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Principal challenges parents/guardians to register students for national exams

Chester Cooper, Principal, EMR.

As the deadline nears for students to submit applications for the Bahamas Junior Certificate (BJC) and Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) for the 2018 sitting, a local principal is appealing to parents and guardians to make special efforts to register their children/ wards for the examinations. Chester Cooper, Principal, Eight Mile Rock High…
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AIDS organizations, support groups set events linked to World AIDS Day

UNITED FOR ONE COMMON CAUSE – Kevin Delancy, President and Founder of HIV/AIDS Survivors Benefit (HASB) and Afrika Karamo-Miller, Chairperson, Grand Bahama AIDS Awareness Committee (GBAAC) are joining forces this Friday in recognition of World AIDS Day.

“Increasing Impact Through Transparency, Accountability, and Partnerships” is the 2017 theme for World AIDS Day, which is internationally recognized on December 1. With partnership being at the forefront of this year’s theme, two local organizations both geared towards bringing awareness and sensitization of the deadly disease, the HIV/AIDS Survivors Benefit (HASB) and the Grand Bahama…
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