The three day World Customs Organization IT Conference and Exhibition opened Wednesday May 6th at the Grand Lucayan Resort with delegates from 78 countries in attendance. Special guests included Prime Minister The Right Honorable Perry Christie; Minister for Grand Bahama Dr Michael Darville and Charles Turner, Comptroller of Bahamas Customs and Kunio Mikuriya, secretary general of the World Customs Organization.
The Cooling Waters celebrated 50 Years of spreading the gospel through song with a grand concert to commemorate the occasion. In attendance was Her Excellency Governor General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Dame Marguerite Pindling.
The Ministry of Public Service honored 18 retired public servants during its 15th Annual Public Service and Recognition of Retirees Banquet held at the Grand Lucayan Resort Pavilion.