Editorial

Restoration still ongoing in GB areas

We are rapidly moving towards the two-year mark since the devastating Hurricane Matthew severely damaged many homes and business buildings in Grand Bahama. In October, two years ago, the hurricane was a stark reminder of Jeanne and Frances, those natural disasters that crippled the island of Grand Bahama. Sometimes the present Free National Movement Government…
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BNT still does not favor Oban oil project

While the Government of The Bahamas seems full sail ahead on re-negotiating with Oban Energies, the Heads of Agreement, for an oil refinery and storage project in East Grand Bahama, the Bahamas National trust has indicated that it is standing firm in rejecting any possible damage to the environment. According to BNT Executive Director Eric…
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Foulkes, Thompson advocate openness

The job of governance is certainly not easy. Without a doubt, the recent central administrations have found that out. It’s exceedingly tough to maintain a party-line narrative on issues and still function in balance for the people. Most politicians learn very quickly to go to the fullest lengths to justify or explain away shortcomings rather…
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Ezra Hepburn brought to GB ‘special’ magic

Ezra Hepburn has passed on. No doubt the vast majority of the new generation Grand Bahamians know very little or nothing at all about the man. He was one of the great multi-talented musical artists in the country’s history. Most of his career he was attached to the group known as “Ezra Hepburn and the…
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