Editorial

The Weekender, a new dimension for Freeport News

Beginning on Thursday, February 20, and scheduled for bi-monthly publications, The Freeport News will be producing the Weekender. The production will highlight feature articles, politics, sports, and, the programs ongoing, directed by flagship sponsor the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA). Because of the Hurricane Dorian-caused compromised position, which continues, for many of its advertisers, the…
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Airport runway stable despite Hurricane Dorian

Miraculously, the lengthy runway at the Grand Bahama International Airport remained quite stable, and, usable despite the overwhelming encroachment of salt water as the sea came ashore from the north and devastated the terminal buildings, during Hurricane Dorian in late September last year. Thus, although a portion of the taxi way for planes was damaged,…
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Disaster Authority contradicts reality of GB domes issue

Iram lewis MP for Central Grand Bahama

In one breath, Disaster Reconstruction Authority Chairman John Clarke acknowledges that temporary homes for those in need, domes, have been provided thus far, only for Abaco. This was not a joint effort by the government through the Authority, for Grand Bahama as well, to bring comfort to the depressed and displaced residents of East Grand…
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FNM Govt. challenged to buy Grand Bahama International Airport

DR. HUBERT MINNIS Prime Minister

The Government of The Bahamas is obligated to weigh in on the Grand Bahama International Airport issue in the best interest of the island, and its residents. We hold the view that the government can get full control of this extremely crucial port of entry, for very little. To Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, this…
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