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    • Fire at FCP, no injuries reported
      A straddle fire at the Freeport Container Port facility Saturday, was quickly brought under control by trained personnel on the property. It can be confirmed that there were no injuries. As safety is paramount at the transshipment facility, FCP management team is looking into the incident....
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    • Cargo ship, cause for great concern
      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 denied after Federal Agents discovered Continue Reading...
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    • U.S. donates $1.1 M worth of police vehicles to RBPF
      On July 29, the United States government formally donated 20 new Ford Police Interceptor hybrid SUVs to assist the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) routine police operations throughout The Bahamas. The 20 Interceptors will be utilized in Nassau, Grand Bahama, and the Abaco Islands, and will replenish part of the fleet that was lost during Hurricane Dorian. These Interceptors – Continue Reading...
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    • GB Christian Council stands in full support with BCC
      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 one hour. Rev. Lockhart in Continue Reading...
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    • GB Political Outlook … Central Grand Bahama
      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 elections by either the incumbent Continue Reading...
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    • Social Services workers demonstrate, want change
      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 issues went unheard. Social workers Continue Reading...
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