Editorial

What’s happening with Lucayan deal?

The months have slipped by and the hope that the Government of the Bahamas caused Grand Bahamians to have, regarding the prospective re-opening of the Grand Lucayan Hotel is waning. Multiple positive statements were made by the government about the deal with the Canadian Wynn group, centered on the purchase of the Grand Lucayan Hotel…
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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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