Opinion

GB Shipyard on point during dock mishap

INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT— Police were called to the Grand Bahama Shipyard on Monday April 1 to investigate an industrial accident that took place at that facility that involved the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Oasis of the Seas. (Photo: Jenneva Russell)

The evacuation and the related emergency procedures coordinated by the Grand Bahama Shipyard personnel on Monday, were admirable and spoke volumes for the professionalism, displayed and required at all times. The Industrial Center is a prime economic engine for Grand Bahama, but it is important that always, there is the awareness of the likelihood of…
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Letter of Intent good forward step to conclusion

IN THIS FILE PHOTO Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Sen. J. Kwasi Thompson, delivered the keynote address during the 21st GB Business Outlook 2019 that took place on Thursday, February 21 at the Grand Lucayan Resort.

It was definitely a step in the right direction. There is no doubt that indeed the signing of the Letter of Intent for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line/ITM Groups, to purchase the Grand Lucayan complex from the Government of The Bahamas was encouraging and provided new hope for the recovery of Grand Bahama’s economy. The signing…
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You too can achieve your dreams

Your Weekly Motivation with Deborah Pratt

Your Weekly Motivation The following was published in June, 2016, after Buddy Hield was drafted in the NBA. After his recent accomplishments of record breaking three-point shots with the Sacramento Kings, I thought it fitting to have it published again, reminding us all that we too can achieve our dreams. Bahamians everywhere were filled with…
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Honoring Sir Cecil should not be on partisan basis

Sir Cecil Wallace-Whitfield

This weekend, a true Bahamian hero will be honored. A committee endorsed by the Free National Movement (FNM) has scheduled activities for Saturday and Sunday (March 30-31) to pay tribute to the late Majority Rule pioneer and the greatest catalyst for political balance in the history of the country. The late Sir Lynden Pindling, Father…
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