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Residents take advantage of Grand Lucayan Voter Registration Drive

The Parliamentary Registration Department held registration at the Grand Lucayan Resort for persons employed at that resort and in the surrounding area.

The Bahamas Parliamentary Registration Department conducted the second day of its Voter Registration Drive at the Grand Lucayan on yesterday – Thursday, January 12.    Qualified Bahamian citizens in the area were able to register along with Grand Lucayan employees.    Reno V. Smith, Assistant Parliamentary Commissioner had informed the public of the dates for…
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Rustic vessel intercepted with 19 Cubans

Nineteen Cubans

Nineteen Cuban nationals allegedly destined for the Florida shores on board a rustic vessel were intercepted by the United States Coast Guard in the Cay Sal Bank area on Tuesday and brought to Grand Bahama yesterday for processing prior to being repatriated to their homeland.   This group of 19 makes the total of Cuban…
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Commissioner’s position on crime questioned

Joseph Darville – Save the Bays

Save the Bays representatives said, they were “stunned and dismayed” to hear Commissioner of Police say that no complaint had been filed by or on behalf of the organization to request an investigation into threats against members of the outspoken environmental association.    The strong reaction came in response to stories that appeared in both…
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Newcomers win 2016 Chef Noel title

The young chefs from Pine Forest Academy

Celebrating its 22nd Anniversary, Bahamas National Trust’s (BNT) again hosted Festival Noel, a signature fundraising event for the organization, is held at the Rand Nature Center and attracts large crowds on an annual basis.    Held on December 2, 2016, one of the featured events of the fund-raiser is the Chef Noel Competition, which several…
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