GBPA, Hutchison on stream, airport reopening set

GETTING DETAILS – The Freeport News’ General Manager/Managing Editor Frederick Sturrup (right) and a team from this daily visited the FBO Terminal and were updated on the renovation progress of the facility. Pictured at left is Brent Lowe, Supervisor at Treasure Coast Development and Construction Co. Ltd. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Western Air led the way, but come Friday, November 15, the owners of the Grand Bahama International Airport (Grand Bahama Port Authority and Hutchison Whampoa) will be on stream in affording travelers a more comfortable process. The Fixed Based Operations (FBO) location, that formerly catered to private flights, has been transformed by Treasure Coast Development…
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A tough time in GB

East Grand Bahama post Hurricane Dorian

Presently, Grand Bahamians are going through a tough period. Admittedly, there are those persons, a relatively small percentage of the island’s population, we emphasize, who have been able to exist as before Hurricane Dorian. They meet household needs; pay monthly bills; provide as per normal, for their children and generally function stress-free. Then, there are…
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VAT exemptions gesture by Govt. timely, needed

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis

Every little bit helps. The Government of The Bahamas has struggled with its recovery initiatives, post Hurricane Dorian. Residents of Grand Bahama and Abaco, the islands devastated by Hurricane Dorian, have been critical, but a recent gesture by the government has been received with praise, and, understandably so.  Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced on…
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Glaring post Hurricane Dorian negatives in GB

REPAIRS NEEDED – Residents called for authorities to move quickly to make repairs to the Fishing Hole Road and newly constructed elevated causeway, in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Today, we point out a couple of negatives which have hampered the general recovery of the island, following the deadly and devastating Hurricane Dorian of early September this year, in hopes, that those responsible, would step to the plate immediately. The one usable road that connects Freeport to West Grand Bahama is in terrible shape…
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