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Cargo ship, cause for great concern

INFECTED CARGO – A cargo ship containing insect infested wood, which was used to transport aluminum to Veracruz, Mexico reportedly arrived on Grand Bahama on July 22 and was offloaded on the Bradford Marine property.

A cargo ship containing insect infested wood, which was used to transport aluminum to Veracruz, Mexico reportedly arrived on Grand Bahama on July 22 and was offloaded on the Bradford Marine property. According to reports, the vessel, the Pan Jasmine arrived at a port near New Orleans, Louisiana on July 17, attempting to offload the wood but was…
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GB Christian Council stands in full support with BCC

SUPPORT FOR BCC – Rev. Dr. Robert Lockhart said that the Grand Bahama Christian Council (GBCC) is in full support of the Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) stance, as it relates to the recent Emergency Orders adjustment regarding church services.

President of the Grand Bahama Christian Council (GBCC) Rev. Dr. Robert Lockhart says he supports the stance of the national Christian body, as it relates to the recent Emergency Orders adjustment regarding church services. President of the Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) Bishop Delton Fernander, took issue with the government’s latest order, restricting worship services to…
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Social Services workers demonstrate, want change

SOCIAL SERVICES WORKERS’ PROTEST – Staff from the Department of Social Services, armed with placards and singing “Solidarity Forever,” took the 12 midday lunch break to demonstrate in the Sun Plaza Parking Lot. The workers said they wanted the longstanding issues addressed. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

With placards raised high, employees of the Department of Social Services marched around Sun Plaza Parking lot, where their offices are located, singing loudly “Solidarity Forever.” The workers staged a demonstration to voice a number of concerns during the 12 midday lunch period on Wednesday (July 28). Employees claim that for far too long their…
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American, Bahamian, Dominican workers in industrial park tragedy

INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT – Three men – an American, a Bahamian and a Dominican – lost their lives Tuesday afternoon at an industrial site. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBS)

Three men – an American, Bahamian and Dominican – lost their lives Tuesday (July 27) afternoon, in the industrial park area of Grand Bahama, on property owned by City Services Ltd. When this daily arrived on scene, investigating officers were in their early stages of collecting evidence and acquiring information as to what transpired to result in…
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