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FNM, PLP intensify focus on GB

FROM LEFT Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and Chester Cooper, Exuma and Ragged Island MP

Based on recent developments, the governing Free National Movement (FNM) and the Official Opposition Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) are intensifying their focus on Grand Bahama. It has been announced that the Free National Movement (FNM) will have a Grand Bahama/All Island event on February 22 at the party headquarters on West Atlantic Drive, Freeport. Over…
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New ship brings in 3,000

VISIT -The MV Ventura made an unscheduled visit to Grand Bahama over the weekend. Pictured (l t r) Elaine Smith, Captain Martin Banach, Nuvolari Chotoosingh and Anya Hannah. (Photo credit Ministry of Tourism Grand Bahama)

The MV Ventura made its inaugural voyage to Grand Bahama on Saturday (February 16), docking at 11:00 am at the Freeport Harbour.  The ship arrived with just under 3,000 passengers on board, who were mainly British, but in total there were 17 nationalities among them. There were about 1,200 crew members on board from 40…
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MV Aurora welcomed to GB on inaugural voyage

WELCOME – The MV Aurora, its captain David Pembridge and crew made their inaugural voyage to Grand Bahama on Thursday (January 17), docking at the Freeport Harbour and welcomed by Ministry of Tourism and Freeport Harbour Company officials. Pictured from left during a plaque exchange is Captain David Pembridge and Assistant Manager at the Ministry of Tourism, GB Office Karenda Swain. (PHOTO: ABRIA COOPER)

The MV Aurora, its captain David Pembridge and crew made their inaugural voyage to Grand Bahama on Thursday (January 17), docking at the Freeport Harbour at 11a.m. Captain Pembridge said that it was “wonderful” to be in The Bahamas as it is a beautiful place. “It’s a relaxing place, I think, and the sun always shines…
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Residents of Sweeting’s Cay raise concerns over ongoing trash issue

JUNK PILE – The tons of household and bulk waste are becoming the breeding ground for rodents. Insert Gladstone Russell, Chief Councillor for Sweeting’s Cay District

The Freeport News recently had the opportunity to travel to the quaint settlement of Sweeting’s Cay (Wednesday, February 6), where a number of concerns as well as recommendations for the development of the cay were expressed by its residents. While many expressed their concerns regarding the difficulty they faced, traveling to and from the cay via…
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