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22 new officers join the country’s revenue department

YOUNG SPEAKERS – Rotary Club of Grand Bahama Sunrise invited four local high school students – Gabrielle Edwards

Twenty-two members of ‘Charlie Squad’ graduated Bahamas Customs Training on Wednesday afternoon in the presence of Prime Minister Perry Christie at The Bahamas Union of Teachers Hall. Induction Training Class No. 1 2016/17 of Bahamas Customs better known as ‘Charlie Squad,’ proudly marched into the hall greeted by cheers from family, friends and well-wishers. Under…
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PRD announces voter’s cards distribution changes

PARLIAMENTARY UPDATE – Parliamentary registration officials updated the public on voter card pick-up and registration centers for Freeport East and West Grand Bahama during a press conference at the Administrators office. Pictured from left are Reno Smith

Parliamentary Registration Department (PRD) Assistant Commissioner (APC) Reno Smith in collaboration with Cecil Thompson, PRD Consultancy Team Manager held a press briefing on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 updating the Grand Bahama community of significant changes to the Voter’s Cards Distribution Process, as time winds down to the ringing of the bell of the Bahamas General…
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Rollins vocal during HOA’s Trafficking in Persons Debate

Making his contribution for a Bill for an Act to amend the trafficking of persons prevention and suppression act, Member of Parliament for Fort Charlotte, Andre Rollins expressed that while human trafficking is an extremely serous issue, one that not only plagues The Bahamas, but the world at large.  “I note that the Member for…
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PM: New custom officers first beneficiaries of $16.5 million IBD loan

Prime Minister Perry Christie

Prime Minister Perry G. Christie as keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony of the latest group of Customs officers on Grand Bahama Wednesday afternoon, spoke of the ‘firsts’ this group will meet in their duties. Christie highlighted the New Customs Management Act and the Regulations 2011 and the fact that this group will be the…
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