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GB Political Outlook … Central Grand Bahama

Pictured from left are Fred Sturrup, FN General Manager/Managing Editor; Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Iram Lewis, FNM candidate for Central GB and Veteran Unionist Kirk Russell, PLP candidate for Central GB.

POLITICAL COMMENTARY BY FRED STURRUP FN GENERAL MANAGER/MANAGING EDITOR fred@nasguard/sturrup1504@gmail.com There are fringe representatives from several small parties, contesting seats in Grand Bahama. However, the view held here is that in each case, the East Grand Bahama, Central Grand Bahama, Marco City, Pineridge, and West Grand Bahama/Bimini seats will be won during the upcoming general…
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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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Clinics recommissioned

CLINICS RECOMMISSIONED – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis was in Grand Bahama over the weekend for the recommissioning and blessing of the High Rock and McLean’s Town Community Clinics. Pictured at the High Rock Clinic from left are Hospital Administrator for GBHS Sharon Williams; Managing Director of the PHA Catherine Weech; Prime Minister Minnis; Minister of State for Grand Bahama and Finance Sen. J. Kwasi Thompson and Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Iram Lewis, Member of Parliament for Central Grand Bahama. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

After two years of makeshift healthcare facilities and services provided with the assistance of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), residents of East End, as far as McLean’s Town, are now able to return to a more normal situation. Friday (July 23) marked the recommissioning of the care community clinics in High Rock and McLean’s Town. The ceremony…
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