Editorial

McAlpine enjoys cross section island support

Scores of Grand Bahamians with varying political convictions, social views and moral perspectives greeted Pineridge Member of Parliament Rev. Frederick McAlpine when he returned to Grand Bahama from the capital island of New Providence on Tuesday after he had been removed from the chairmanship post of the Bahamas Hotel Corporation. It was the kind of…
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PM Dr. Minnis dodges gaming issue in House

In the House of Assembly on Tuesday, as he closed out the 2018-2019 national budget debate, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis dodged the hot gaming house sliding tax issue. While there was a high national interest on the 12 percent value added tax (VAT) stipulation that Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest informed of during his…
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GB Office of PM doing very well on job initiatives

The headline jumped out of the front page of The Freeport News on Tuesday morning. “Pharmachem provides new job opportunities,” the paper heralded. At a press conference on Monday, Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator Kwasi Thompson announced the development, and Barry Malcolm of Quality Services Limited which works in…
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Oban Energies on go-slow with project?

It’ all quiet on the Oban Energies front! The proposed oil refinery and storage project, earmarked for East Grant Bahama appears to be on go-slow or perhaps halted. We are of the view that the Government of The Bahamas rushed to the Heads of Agreement and got into all sorts of problems, as a result.…
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