Editorial

Sports/Tourism not getting equal treatment in GB

We are compelled to touch on the Ministry of Tourism and its approach to sports/tourism, especially of the domestic kind. On the lead sports page in The Freeport News today, (page 20), Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar is blasted in Sports Scope by a prominent sports leader. The diminutive, but powerful and influential Coach Gladstone…
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Govt. owes GB a full explanation for Oban project

The Heads of Agreement (HOA) that relates directly to the proposed Oban pEnergies oil refinery project in East End has been tabled in the House of Assembly. The contents are now public information. For residents of Grand Bahama though a further explanation is necessary. Indeed because the project will be in this island, Grand Bahamians,…
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‘One Bahamas’ core objective lives on in GB

Sir Durward Knowles died on Saturday past and other than his historic sporting milestones, he was also a prominent advocate for Bahamians reaching across the archipelago and joining hands in comradeship and love. Just this past October, his Grand Bahama colleagues (in particular Cecil ‘Thompson and Churchill Tener-Knowles) in the ‘One Bahamas” mission, paid tribute…
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FNM Govt. expected to be functioning better

Because of the disappointment throughout the country in the way the former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Government functioned leading up to general elections day, May 10 last year, en masse, voters threw their support to the Free National Movement (FNM). Sure, Bahamians bought into the many promises pitched by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and…
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