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FNM Govt. looks to broaden island’s industrial outlook

OFFICIAL TOUR- Carnival Corporation hosted a special tour of their new office in Grand Bahama where a 8-10 Grand Bahamian IT/Electronic Technicians will be selected to work in the near future. At left is Senator Kwasi Thompson Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister and Central Grand Bahama M.P. Iram Lewis is second from left. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister for Grand Bahama Senator J. Kwasi Thompson has revealed that the government seeks to rebrand Grand Bahama for industry and technology by launching the Grand Bahama Tech. Summit this week. Senator Thompson provided this information during a press conference at the soft opening of the…
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Male with gunshot wounds to head, body found dead

A funeral home representative prepares to remove the lifeless body of a male that was discovered near Frobisher Drive and Weddell Avenue late Saturday evening, while policemen look on. ( Photo: Jenneva Russell)

Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) officers on the island of Grand Bahama are actively investigating the discovery of a black male found dead on Saturday in a grassy area of an inhabited apartment complex on Weddell Avenue, in the vicinity of Frobisher Drive. A large gathering of onlookers was present when the team from The…
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Carnival introduces ‘Ocean Medallion’

The Carnival Cruise Corporation hosted a soft opening on Friday, October 13 for the new office, where their Ocean Medallion Project will be configured here on Grand Bahama. On hand for the event were government and GB Port Authority executives. Pictured from left is Ajay Gupta Sr. VP and Head of Business Development and Sales at Hughes Systique; Ian Rolle, President of the Grand Bahama Port Authority; John Padgett, Chief Experience and Innovation Officer for Carnival Corporation and PLC; Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Sen. Kwasi Thompson; Iram Lewis, Member of Parliament for Central GB; Frederick McAlpine, Member of Parliament for Pineridge, Harcourt Brown Acting Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister and Mick Holding, President of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce.

Carnival Corporation is expanding its business in Grand Bahama with the Ocean Medallion Project and yesterday – Friday, October 13 – Carnival representatives held a soft opening for its new office, along with revealing development plans for the project. John Padgett, Carnival’s Chief Customer Experience Officer spoke about this new and innovative project and Grand…
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Duncombe named 2017 Conch Cracking champion

Conch Cracking Festival winners pictured with MOTA representatives Elaine Smith, Coordinator, Product Department; Jeffrey Pinder, Sr. Executive, Sustainable Tourism, along with BTC representative Letisha Lord. (Photo courtesy of MOT)

Hundreds of residents and visitors flocked to the East End Primary School to celebrate the 45th Annual McLean’s Town Conch Cracking Festival on Grand Bahama Island on National Heroes Day. The festival, which has been a staple homecoming event on Grand Bahama Island, began in 1972 under the inspiration of English teacher Jeffery Morgan and…
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