Editorial

Govt. Facing union uprising

HON. DR. DUANE SANDS Minister of Health

On Wednesday, junior doctors, joining the movement of their colleagues on the capital island of New Providence, withdrew their services at the Rand Memorial Hospital. Doctors at the Rand, and, the Princess Margaret Hospital in New Providence are claiming to be “due back pay for holidays and overtime.” On Friday, the matter escalated at the…
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Still no HOA signed for Grand Lucayan but Govt. pushing

GRAND LUCAYAN

This past Monday, Senator Kwasi Thompson, the Minister of State in the Grand Bahama Office of the Prime Minister, continued the recent trend of the government, to put forth encouraging words about proposed investment projects, earmarked for the island. Last Friday, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, without giving a lot of details, but with a…
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FNM Govt. claims delivery of Carnival Cruise Port project

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis

“The Carnival Port Development of East Grand Bahama is going full speed ahead.”  It was like the victory lap he and his executive branch colleagues took when the Royal Caribbean/ITM Group signed a letter of intent (LOI) to purchase the government-owned Grand Lucayan Resort, some five months ago.  Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis jumped and…
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Tourism scores big with Smith’s Point Festival

There were supposed to be three festivals at Smith’s Point. However, uncertain weather caused the cancellation of the first. This Saturday past though, Smith’s Point came alive with music, junkanoo, and dancing in the street, as natives and visitors reveled in a wonderful affair organized by the Grand Bahama Tourism Office. The area-based vendors were…
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