Boat patrols necessary for border controls

Royal Bahamas Defence Force Commodore Tellis Bethel, in our view, has been going around in circles in his effort to intelligently address the entry of Haitian sloops,with illegal migrants, into the country. Particularly, for several that came right up through the western area of New Providence, Bethel provided no explanation we could accept. Firstly, the…
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Govt. makes progress on continued projects

It is always good and quite beneficial for the country when there is continuity of governance in a meaningful sense. We have seen several instances thus far in this tenure of the new Government of The Bahamas, headed by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis that are refreshing. There is such a difference this time around,…
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Patience best as Lucayan deal unfolds

It is accepted in Grand Bahama that the Grand Lucayan and Memories hotels won’t reopen prior to the Christmas Holidays that are right upon us. No official comment has been forthcoming from the Government of The Bahamas, owner Hutchison Whampoa or the proposed buyer, the Wynn Group, out of Canada. On Monday though, Deputy Prime…
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Better late than never

In this space previously, on several occasions, we expressed hope that the reopening of the Grand Lucayan Hotel and the connecting facility, Memories, would take place before the end of the year. Comments made by members of the government, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis inclusive, indicated that the central administration would cause the reopening to…
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