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Exigency Order extended to end of the year

Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance.

The current Bahamas Customs Hurricane Dorian Exigency Order has been extended to the end of the year – December 31, 2019.  Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance recently made the announcement, which is expected to give business owners and residents that were impacted because of Hurricane Dorian, additional time to secure much-needed…
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No jail time

SMILE OF FREEDOM – Renaldo Hudson (left) was all smiles Tuesday (December 3), when he left the Supreme Court after he was found not guilty of double murder and attempted murder and armed robbery. At right, a very pleased Defence Attorney Carlson Shurland shares a smile with his client. (PHOTO: JAIMIE SMITH)

“All I can say is that God is good. God sent Mr. (Carlson) Shurland here to help me.”   Those were the words of Renaldo Hudson, following the not guilty verdict handed down by the jury Tuesday (December 3) afternoon.  Hudson was on trial in the Supreme Court for the 2016 slayings of Jacqueline Armbrister…
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GBCC Chief: Time for Govt to take control of airport operations

HURRICANE DAMAGE – The GB International and Domestic Terminals were severely damaged as a result historic flood levels, due to Hurricane Dorian. (PHOTO: TFN FILE)

“There is a need for critical and regular updates from the Grand Bahama Port Authority’s (GBPA) City Manager on the airport and on water conditions,” said President of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC), Greg Laroda. As it relates to the airport, Laroda said, updates are requested for the temporary and long-term resumption to…
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Forbes-Smith resigns

RESIGNED – Katherine (Kay) Forbes-Smith has resigned as President of the Senate, to take up post as Managing Director of the Disaster Reconstruction Authority Board. (PHOTO: TFN FILES)

Katherine (Kay) Forbes-Smith, who was appointed President of the Senate following the May 10, 2017 Free National Movement (FNM) landslide General Election win, has resigned from that position to take up the Managing Director post on the Disaster Reconstruction Authority Board. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, made the announcement yesterday – Sunday, December 1 –…
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