Editorial

Govt. owns up to added funds for GL venture

Based on what was said in the House of Assembly this past week by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and two of his Cabinet colleagues, many more millions will be necessary for the Grand Lucayan purchase venture undertaken to give the island economy a needed bounce. Outside of the $65 million purchase price, there are…
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Government finally opens fire Station

Named in honor of the late stalwart multi-purpose citizen of Grand Bahama, and former outstanding law enforcer, Sir Albert Miller, the fire station on Cathedral Boulevard (formerly Settler’s Way), was finally officially opened on Friday. Government officials and other dignitaries were out in force, led by the prime minister himself, the Most Honorable Dr. Hubert Minnis.…
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Speaker Moultrie boldly confronts flawed system

Our system of governance is not balanced. It is flawed. We do not conform to the Westminster concept. On Wednesday, backed up by sections of the Constitution of The Bahamas, House of Assembly Speaker Halson Moultrie declared that he is determined to bring the system back in line with the precepts of the Westminister system.…
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Bahamas loses elite athlete, Jones to Bosnia

Today, The Freeport News informs the nation that we have lost the service of basketball star Jonquel Jones, on our national teams, at least for the immediate future. She had a series of meaningful interactions, no doubt, through her agent, with authorities in the Balkan country of Bosnia-Herzegovina and the end result is that the…
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