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PM: ‘Fully vaccinated travelers to get ‘COVID Test’ exemption

DR. HUBERT MINNIS, Prime Minister

“Travelers within The Bahamas who have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus will be exempted from COVID-19 test requirements, that are currently in place when traveling from New Providence, Grand Bahama, Abaco, Exuma and Eleuthera.” So, said Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis on Wednesday, April 21 – during a communication in the House of…
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PLP candidates for GB closer to being ratified

RATIFICATION NEAR – The Freeport News has been reliably informed that the five Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) representatives for Grand Bahama have been selected by the party’s Candidates Committee and ratification can come as early as mid-week. Pictured from left are Obie Wilchcombe, aspirant; Robyn Lynes, PLP Deputy National Chairman speaking with Kirk Russell, aspirant. (PHOTOS: TFN FILES)

The Freeport News has been reliably informed that the five Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) representatives for Grand Bahama have been selected by the party’s Candidates Committee. However, as of Monday, April 19, they had not been ratified. This daily also learned that the potential candidates were scheduled to fly into the capital early this week and their…
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PLP Women’s Wellness Workshop focuses on special responsibilities

INFORMATIVE WORKSHOP – The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Grand Bahama Women’s Branch First Women’s Wellness Workshop was held on Saturday, April 10, at the PLP Headquarters. Speakers shared on a number of topics, including health and wellness, pampering 101, insurance needs, and frugal tips. Pictured in the inset at left is Women’s Branch Interim Chair Caroline Rahming-Kinglocke and at right is motivational segment presenter, Chevonia McBride. (PHOTOS: BARBARA WALKIN)

Covering the ‘whole woman’ was the focus of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Grand Bahama Women’s Branch First Women’s Wellness Workshop. Held Saturday, April 10, at the PLP Headquarters, speakers shared on a number of topics, including health and wellness, pampering 101, insurance needs, and frugal tips. Women’s Branch Interim Chair Caroline Rahming-Kinglocke noted that…
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Wells: ‘Health Ministry monitoring increased COVID-19 positive cases

HEALTH OFFICIALS MONITORING INCREASED CASES – Minister of Health Renward Wells said that health officials are monitoring the recent increased number of COVID-19 cases in Grand Bahama and other islands. (BIS PHOTO: PATRICK HANNA)

The Ministry of Health has been closely monitoring the increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases and hospitalizations since March, 2021. This, according to Minister of Health Renward Wells, Wednesday, April 7 – during the ministry’s national COVID-19 update press conference. The ministry’s intense scrutiny is as a result of a marked increase…
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