Editorial

Silence about Oban project questionable

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis

The Government of The Bahamas has been quite willing to speak at length about capital projects, several related directly to Grand Bahama. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and his colleagues had a lot to say about the proposed Grand Palm Beach project in West Grand Bahama before that fizzled out. The Carnival project has been…
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Smith’s Point seawall project opening today

At long last, the Smith’s Point seawall project will officially open. The government has planned a ceremony that is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. The location is pristine, and an attractive product that the Grand Bahama Tourism Office should have no difficulty marketing. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and his government deserve full credit…
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PLP nonchalance on Old Bahama Bay issue disgraceful

Old Bahama Bay essential for West End

It is disgraceful that the Opposition Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) stayed silent throughout the big investors’ fight that involved over 100 Old Bahama Bay Resort-connected workers, most of them residents of West End, Grand Bahama. West End has long been the major bedrock of support for the PLP in Grand Bahama. During general elections for…
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GB Shipyard on point during dock mishap

INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT— Police were called to the Grand Bahama Shipyard on Monday April 1 to investigate an industrial accident that took place at that facility that involved the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Oasis of the Seas. (Photo: Jenneva Russell)

The evacuation and the related emergency procedures coordinated by the Grand Bahama Shipyard personnel on Monday, were admirable and spoke volumes for the professionalism, displayed and required at all times. The Industrial Center is a prime economic engine for Grand Bahama, but it is important that always, there is the awareness of the likelihood of…
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