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Getting assistance for Felia

For 10-year-old Felia Laurent Rigby, the past few months of her young life have not been easy, as she was diagnosed earlier this year with Sarcoma, most commonly referred to as Stage 3 Bone Cancer.&nb ...

Fire station near completion

The long awaited, state-of-the-art police fire station, which the government broke ground for last summer, is nearing completion with the parking lot area having been paved and the landscaping aspect ...


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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, ...

Further cleanup effort imperative

Hurricane Matthew left this island, leaving in its wake a lot of devastation. While a whole lot has been done to restore the lives of residents, there still remains a major cleanup issue, particularly ...

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 ...

Majority Rule Day tainted by Govt.

The Progressive Liberal Party Government is succeeding, by intent, or perhaps inadvertently, in tainting Majority Rule Day.


Prime Minister Perry Christie, who has been a strong advocate for a d ...


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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 ...


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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 ...

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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 ...


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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.


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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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