Local customs officers to celebrate 28th International Customs Day with exciting activities

Larry Bodie – Superintendent of Customs 

The events planned in observance of the 28th International Customs Day Celebrations on Grand Bahama, were announced at a press conference held at the C. A. Smith Complex on Wednesday morning.   Superintendent of Customs, Larry Bodie said that the World Customs Organization (WCO) proclaimed January 26, 1983 as its first International Customs Day, which…
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Historic ‘All inclusive’ graduation set for June

With the introduction of the National High School Diploma in 2014, the first set of graduates are months away from their big day, which this year, for the first time, is expected to be a joint ceremony with all participating schools on Grand Bahama in one place.   Desiree Forbes, Student Achievement Officer, Ministry of…
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City Manager reminds residents of proper waste disposal

Grand Bahama Port Authority City Manager Troy McIntosh addressed clean- up efforts that are still ongoing around the city.  (PHOTO:?JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Grand Bahama Port Authority City Manager Troy McIntosh revealed that as of Monday (January 16) morning, there are about 253 piles of waste coming from the Grand Bahama Port Authority areas, not including the Lucaya area and private subdivisions.    This information was revealed during an interview with McIntosh at the Pineridge Sanitation Landfill.  …
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Couple arrested for firearm and ammunition possession

Two Grand Bahama residents were arrested for firearm and ammunition possession over the weekend.   Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Public Affairs and Communication Officer (PACO) Inspector Terecita Pinder said that on Saturday, January 14 the duo were taken into custody.   According to police information, shortly before 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, officers received reports…
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