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Graham, Health Minister tours GB medical facilities

HEALTH CARE FACILITIES TOUR – Dr. Franklin Graham (left) and Minister of Health, Dr. Duane Sands (forefront) tour health care facilities on Friday. Also pictured is Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Sen. J. Kwasi Thompson. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Minister of Health, Dr. Duane Sands, led a walk-through of the Rand Memorial Hospital (RMH) grounds when he visited the island on Friday, January 17, to examine current operations.  Minister Sands was accompanied by Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator Kwasi Thompson as well as Minister of…
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Long-time butler of Sir Jack believed to be apparent suicide victim

CARRIED AWAY – The body of long-time butler of Sir Jack, Trevor Butler (insert), is carried away by funeral home attendants on Friday morning. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Long-time butler, Trevor Bethel, of the late Sir Jack Hayward is believed to be the victim of an apparent suicide, Friday (January 17) morning at his Scape Lane residence. According to Superintendent of Police Brian Levingston Rolle, Officer-in-Charge of the Central Detective Unit, officers at the Lucaya Police Station received information from a male who…
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Plans for new High Rock Clinic underway

DR. DUANE SANDS Minister of Health

Plans for the construction of a new clinic for East Grand Bahama are underway and is expected to be completed by July 2020, said Minister of Health, Dr. Duane Sands on Saturday, January 11, at the presentation of a Hospitainer and BBPods, donated to the Public Hospitals Authority by International Medical Corps (IMC). “To the…
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Disaster Authority and Social Services’ officials clarify benefit assistance post-Hurricane Dorian

CLARIFYING CONCERNS – Managing Director of the Disaster Authority Katherine “Kay” Forbes-Smith (centre) sought to clarify the Department of Social Services’ benefits as it relates to hurricane relief assistance, due to residents’ complaints regarding the programme post-Hurricane Dorian. Also pictured are Department of Social Services’ official Paula Marshall (left) and Social Services Chief Welfare Officer Dorathea Gomez (right). (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Managing Director of the Disaster Authority Katherine “Kay” Forbes-Smith sought to clarify the Department of Social Services’ benefits as it relates to hurricane relief assistance, due to residents’ complaints regarding the programme post-Hurricane Dorian.  In a press conference yesterday – Wednesday, January 15 – at the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction office, Forbes-Smith…
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