Editorial

Investors' obligations

Investors in The Bahamas are to adhere to the memorandum of understanding agreed to by all parties. For foreign investors, the list of incentives stretches out into a most enticing piece of document, ...

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Political loneliness

This evening, Loretta Butler-Turner will have the opportunity to meet with members of the Free National Movement Tribunal and hear its decision, officially.

 

Butler-Turner, Edison Key, Dr. Andre ...

Political arena a battle zone

The political arena is not for those who are squeamish. The political arena is a battleground.  Anyone who aspires for a political position of significance must be prepared to deal with whatever ...

Big battle on in Central GB

If the big battle that is going on for the Progressive Liberal Party’s candidacy in the Central Grand Bahama Constituency is any indication, a highly exciting general elections campaign is forth ...

Central GB in spotlight

Overnight, political situations change. Accordingly, presently, in Grand Bahama, the political movement is expanding, with varying dimensions creating compelling conversations.

 

At this time, th ...

Candidates not yet set for GB

The battles are shaping up in several of the constituencies in Grand Bahama, but there are huge question marks for other representative areas.

 

With Ginger Moxey being heavily rumored to be the ...

New era FNMs come on board

The Free National Movement has proven through the years to be sustainable. The party seems to have inherited a dissident trait. In truth, the history of the FNM has been marked by flare-ups, ignited b ...

Odd fellows of politics

The five columns wide photo captivated the front page of The Freeport News on Tuesday. There was Branville McCartney, the leader of Democratic National Alliance (DNA), with a satisfying smile, shaking ...

Huge challenge for Dr. Minnis

Dr. Hubert Minnis is still solidified in the role of leader of the Free National Movement. He retains the overwhelming support within the party.

 

Loretta Butler-Turner has the favor of most of t ...

Education

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District debaters put their skills to the test

Senior high schools from the Eastern and Western Districts participated in the 20th Annual District Debate on Tuesday (November 29) at The Bahamas Teacher’s Union Hall.  

 

Daphne Barr ...

Local

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Newcomers win 2016 Chef Noel title

Celebrating its 22nd Anniversary, Bahamas National Trust’s (BNT) again hosted Festival Noel, a signature fundraising event for the organization, is held at the Rand Nature Center and attracts la ...

National

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NEMA distributing tarpaulin in New Providence

The National Emergency Management Agency has begun a door-to-door distribution of roofing material, in particular tarpaulin, in New Providence.

 

The Freeport News on Wednesday contacted GB NEMA ...

National Focus

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Big plans for Majority Rule Day Jan 10 in GB

Plans that will include representation of all inhabited Family Islands have been made to highlight Majority Rule Day in Grand Bahama.

 

Grand Bahama Majority Rule Day Committee spokesperson, note ...

Local champions in the AIDS/HIV fight

Since 1985, The Bahamas has been involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS – promoting the message of abstinence, in the early years, and later reinforcing that message, while adding education and ...

Sustainable tourism holds firm on GBI

With drastic changes to the island’s topography and its tourism economy, as a result of Hurricane Matthew, one might begin to wonder whether or not the ‘Grand Life’ still exists in t ...

Sports

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BAAA plans preparation camps

Executives of the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations were on the island this past week.

 

On Thursday past, they met with members of the press to announce plans for the year.

 

New ...

Tip-Off quarter-finals at St. George’s Gym

The Grand Bahama Secondary School Athletic Association’s Domino’s Pizza/Powerade Tip Off Basketball Classic has been quite competitive.

 

Spectators at the St. George’s Gymnasiu ...

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