Editorial

Quasi-Government status of GBPA due full recognition

Grand Bahama Port Authority

More so than ever before, it is submitted here, that the quasi-government status of the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) has come to the forefront. There have, indeed, been hurricane catastrophes. Hurricane Dorian, which blasted us during early September of 2019, was a horrific experience for Grand Bahamians, especially those in East End. We were…
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Govt. due to full national support

IN PHOTO from left are Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, DPM K. Peter Turnquest, Opposition Leader Phillip Davis and Opposition Deputy Leader Chester Cooper.

All and sundry within The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, should at this time commit to supporting the government, reaching out in meaningful ways to assist in combating this global scourge called coronavirus. No one, the world over, has an answer for the coronavirus. It has come to disrupt the lives of us all, and, presents…
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Govt., GBPA responding quite well

IN PHOTO from left Dr. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister, Dr. Duane Sands, Minister of Health and Sarah St. George, GBPA Chairman

Coronavirus is upon us. The global calamity, to the degree, never before encountered in our country, is a huge challenge to the Government of The Bahamas, and especially, regarding the island of Grand Bahama, the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA). The Freeport News extends congratulations to the central administration, headed by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert…
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Unemployment hike a further economic blow

The economy of Grand Bahama was in a grave situation before coronavirus reared its head globally.  Because of the prevalence of the coronavirus worldwide, and with several cases having been diagnosed here in The Bahamas, the government has put in place a curfew (9pm-5 am until Mach 31) and directed that many businesses close, or,…
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