Editorial

GBPA continues clean-up drive

The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) is under the gun constantly. Because of the Hawksbill Creek Agreement (HCA), jointly signed by pioneer investor Wallace Groves and representatives of the Bahamas Legislative Branch, at the time, the GBPA has since had quasi-government status for the free port city, later to become known universally, as simply, Freeport.…
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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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