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GBPA Workshop Series continuing to educate contractors and developers - The Freeport News

GBPA Workshop Series continuing to educate contractors and developers - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Continuing their efforts to educate contractors and project developers on ventilation and drilling, Grand Bahama Port Authority’s (GBPA) Contractors Workshop Series forged ahead Tuesday (December 11) evening. Held at The Rand Nature Center, the company had two speakers – Kurk Snyder, Integrated Project Service, Senior Mechanical Engineer and Jarrod Russell, General Manager at Bahamas Sanitarian Engineering, who presented on the Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 9 hours ago

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Tourism improves in Grand Bahama - The Freeport News

Tourism improves in Grand Bahama - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The government’s efforts have resulted in improvement in the Tourism Sector in Grand Bahama, during the year to date 2018. According to the Central Bank of The Bahamas’ latest Monthly Economic and Financial Developments, October 2018 which was published Monday, December 3, 2018 tourism stopover visitors showed an overall increase of 7.4 percent. The report showed improvement in Grand Bahama Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 1 days ago

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Parker-Edgecombe: OBB issue is disturbing - The Freeport News

Parker-Edgecombe: OBB issue is disturbing - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Member of Parliament for West Grand Bahama and Bimini, Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe, yesterday, described the dispute between LRA (Lubert Adler) OBB Limited, owners of the Old Bahama Bay and Island Venture Resort Club (IVRC) which presently operates the Old Bahama Bay Resort, “disturbing.” After getting word that property owners were on the ground seeking to “shutdown” the resort, Parker-Edgecombe made her Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 2 days ago

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GB Sunset Rotary presents 50 food boxes to families in need - The Freeport News

GB Sunset Rotary presents 50 food boxes to families in need - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The Rotary Club of Grand Bahama Sunset embraced the season of giving by distributing food parcels to persons in need on Saturday (December 8) morning at Castaways Resort. Kevin Seymour, President of the Rotary Club of Grand Bahama Sunset spoke to this daily about the initiative. “This year our theme for Rotary is “Be the Inspiration” and one of the Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 3 days ago

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Meacher Major launches ambitious nation-wide boxing program in GB - The Freeport News

Meacher Major launches ambitious nation-wide boxing program in GB - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Meacher Major is based in Buffalo, New York. The recently-retired super featherweight champion of The Bahamas and former World Boxing Association Caribbean Lightweight Champion has options, in continuing his contributions to enhancing the sport he loves and considers to have been instrumental in molding him. In Buffalo, there are associates who want him to develop and drive a youth boxing Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 6 days ago

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Strong sports development  focus now, in Grand Bahama - The Freeport News

Strong sports development  focus now, in Grand Bahama - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The Government of the Bahamas’ decision to include the Lucayan Reef Golf Course in the body of renovation works earmarked for the Grand Lucayan properties is most encouraging. Hopefully, the intent is a meaningful approach, beyond just 12 golf carts. The entire golf course needs attention. Cosmetic renovations would not suffice. In any event, those within the golf fraternity in Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 6 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Stabbing incident - The Freeport News

Stabbing incident - The Freeport News

Bahamas

On Tuesday, December 4, shortly after 7:00 p.m., a 22-year-old male believed to be Kiyano Bowe was hospitalized. At press time, The Freeport News confirmed that he remained in serious condition due to stab wounds about the body. Police in Grand Bahama are currently investigating the incident which took place in the Burger King area at Ranfurly Circus. Meanwhile, this Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 7 days ago

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Contractor awaits Govt. decision on Fishing Hole Culture Village - The Freeport News

Contractor awaits Govt. decision on Fishing Hole Culture Village - The Freeport News

Bahamas

What’s the time frame for completion of the Fishing Hole Cultural Village? The government has not given recent updates and the once-highlighted sector of the Fishing Hole project has fallen under the radar. However, The Freeport News had the opportunity to speak candidly with All Bahamas Construction (ABC) Company Limited President, Wolfgang Geiger, this past Sunday, December 2, and he Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 8 days ago

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Haitian nationals charged in court for illegal landing - The Freeport News

Haitian nationals charged in court for illegal landing - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Officials of the Bahamas Department of Immigration (BDI) informed this daily on Sunday December 2 that two undocumented Haitian nationals were hauled before the Freeport Magistrate’s Court on Friday November 30, for the offense of illegal landing. Napthali Cooper, Grade One Officer, BDI, gave the particulars pertaining to the court appearance of the two. “On Thursday (November 29, 2018), acting Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 9 days ago

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Tourism Minister could be major obstacle to host of Relays 2021 - The Freeport News

Tourism Minister could be major obstacle to host of Relays 2021 - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Overnight, when many politicians are elected, in their minds, they become virtual embodiments of all knowledge. Thus, Dionisio D’Aguilar, unlike his late father Vincent, and uncle, Adrian, (who were major contributors to the Golden Era of Sports in The Bahamas), feels he has the appropriate rationale regarding the hosting of the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) Worlds Relays here Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 10 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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