Govt. should meet residents regarding Oban

It’s high time the government has a direct interaction with the residents of the island, in particular East Grand Bahama, regarding the proposed Oban Energies refinery and storage facility. By now, East Grand Bahama Member of Parliament K. Peter Turnquest, who is also the Minister of Finance, should have held town meetings in the area.…
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Environmental concerns should be addressed

The front-page lead story in The Freeport News on Monday carried some alarming information. Along with the article, was published, a photo of oil contaminated water that flowed while a resident of Pinder’s Point was drilling to install a soak-away pit. Well documented is the age-old controversy of health hazards faced by residents near the…
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It’s déjà vu for Dr. Minnis

Observing the Free National Movement (FNM) today, one gets the strong ‘déjà vu’ feeling regarding Dr. Hubert Minnis. There was a time, not that long ago, when persistently within the Free National Movement, those who had gotten together with the one purpose in mind, ousting Dr. Hubert Minnis from the leadership of the FNM, were…
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Oban Energies under siege

Oban Energies is under siege. We doubt, the principals of the company had the slightest idea of the hot water they would get into. It does not appear as though the Oban folks were properly advised by government personnel. They were made to believe that the process they engaged in was ideal and would be…
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