Another perspective on Oban Energies issue

Dear Editor, Oban Energies President Satpal Dhunna’s pledge not to proceed with the construction of the $5.5 billion oil refinery in East Grand Bahama until the completion of an environmental impact assessment (EIA) will do precious little in placating the environmental think tank Save The Bays. I understand that Mr. Joseph Darville, who I believe…
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Dr. Bethel chimes in on Oban issue

Dear Editor, (Dr. Marcus Bethel is former Minister of Health and Environmental Services (2002-2006) and Minister for Energy and the Environment (2006-2007. Following is a statement provided by Dr.Bethel. We print it in its entirety. The “ceremonial signing,” 19th February 2018, of Heads of Agreement (HOA) between the Government of Bahamas (GOB) and Oban Energies,…
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Positive perspectives

Dear Editor, The move set and established a “spiritual foundation” for the year 2018 (5778). What an awesome display. We have been caught on Grand Bahama in a negative atmosphere for too long. But were we to see ourselves as part of the Northern Bahamas, our kaleidoscope would be from “gloom to glory!” Abaco and…
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‘Together we stand, divided we fall’

Dear Editor, As I observe the state of the country since the installation of the current governing party, May 2017, I notice what seems to be scathing attacks brewing that are arguably unwarranted. They have been expressed via various forms of social media, from the sidelines and in gossip circles intended to highlight incompetence and…
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