Royal Caribbean moving forward to full agreement


Almost two months ago, Lucayan Renewal Holdings Limited, on behalf of the Government of The Bahamas; and Royal Caribbean Cruises/ITM Group, signed a Letter of Intent (LOI), for the $65 million purchase of the Grand Lucayan Resort. Inclusive in the negotiations is the redevelopment of the Freeport Harbour. While no official communication has come from…
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Minister Pintard urged to focus on total picture of our conch industry

MICHAEL PINTARD, MP Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources

It is encouraging that Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister Michael Pintard is renewing the battle to maximize the benefits for Bahamians, via the conch industry, and also is pushing for stricter regulations, new policies. “There is no substitute for education, and therefore we are continuing dialogue with all stakeholders so that we are all informed…
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Fishing Hole Road Bridge related issues should be addressed

IRAM LEWIS, Central Grand Bahama, MP

On weekends, as is per usual, we tour areas of Grand Bahama. This past end of week was no different. One of the sectors receiving very close attention was the Fishing Hole Road Bridge and the connecting roads. While the government of the day is to be highly commended for seeing to it that the…
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GB Power Company compares favorably with BPL in capital

Certain activists protest against the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) and its rates. Others express appreciation for an entity such as the GBPC, which provides reliable electrical service. At times the GBPC and its regulator, the Grand Bahama Port Authority get targeted and bashed, for rates, some deem to be too high. Well, consumers in…
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