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PLP declaring a war on poverty, says Wilchcombe

Obie Wilchcombe says PLP declaring a war on poverty

The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is seeking to chart a new revolution, ultimately declaring a war on poverty, Obie Wilchcombe, candidate for West Grand Bahama and Bimini told supporters at the party’s mega rally on Monday (May 1) evening in Eight Mile Rock. With unemployment rising throughout the country, particularly in the island of Grand…
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Carnival Cruise Lines, PLP inks $100m HOA

Officials from Carnival Cruise Line and the Bahamian government signed an agreement yesterday, during a special signing ceremony in Freeport, Grand Bahama, for the construction of a new cruise port facility to be funded and operated by Carnival Cruise Line on Grand Bahama Island.

Prime Minister Perry Christie and Carnival Cruise Lines’ executives inked papers for the Heads of Agreement (HOA) on a proposed $100m construction of a cruise port and destination in Eastern Grand Bahama. The historic signing took place yesterday, Tuesday, May 2, at the Grand Lucayan Resort, where Christie said the getting to this point was…
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GB Carnival a disappointment for many of the vendors

As a result of low attendance at this year’s Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival in Grand Bahama, vendors say they were disappointed as they were not able to break even financially. (PHOTO: TFN)

The 2017 Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival in Grand Bahama was a disappointment for many of the vendors, who hoped to earn a profit at the major event on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29. Several of the vendors spoke to this daily about various issues they had concerning the festival, particularly on Saturday night. Joshua…
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International experts share advice at GB Economic Summit

HIGH SCHOOLERS were invited to participate in the GB Economic Summit on April 28, which was dubbed a success. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The Grand Bahama Economic Summit, held at the Grand Lucayan Conference Room on April 28, afforded participants the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight, from international experts, on the synergy required between public and private sectors in order to maintain a viable economy. Rueben Egolf, Chairman of the United States Global Leadership Council (USGLC) and…
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