Opinion

Strong concentration on East End sports venues advocated

Based on what was discovered, as The Freeport News continued regular tours of the island most recently, East End Member of Parliament K. Peter Turnquest is to be congratulated for the recreation equipment being installed at the High Rock Park. It’s a sound initiative that will allow the young children and others to exercise a…
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GB Christian Council elects new leader

Grand Bahama now has a new leader representing the Christian Community. Rev. Robert Lockhart emerged, according to the voting (29-20 in his favor against the Rev. Arnold Pinder) as the replacement for Rev. Peter Pinder. The Grand Bahama Christian Council (GBCC) has gone in a new direction.  Hopefully, under Rev. Lockhart, the strides made with…
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Citizen’s interest prompts new look at shabby buildings

Once known as the “Magic City” of the Western World, Freeport is now to a great extent, in a state of shabbiness. There is a lot of deterioration going on in the “free port city” that was the very foundation of the Hawksbill Creek Agreement back in 1955. For years, Freeport anchored an investment environment…
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Office of PM in GB beyond old system

Shortly following the success of the Free National Movement at the polls last May, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis declared the intent to deviate from his predecessors regarding national administration. He decided to put in place several Offices of the Prime Minister, to be operated by ministers of state. For Grand Bahama, that meant a change…
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