BRIAN SEYMOUR FROM FREEPORT SAYS: PIN THE TAIL ON THE DONKEY

Minister Quasi Thompson gave new meaning to the children’s game of Pin the tail on the donkey. The Bahamian people play acting as the Donkey. Minister Thompson disclosed that the Government was about to purchase the Hurricane damaged Grand Bahama International Airport which was severely damaged by hurricane Dorian in September 2019. Under the terms […]

A Memorial Built To Dorian Victims In Freeport

The Grand Bahama Port Authority neglected to invite anyone from the Official Opposition to be there but in the presence of FNM MPs including the Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest dedicated a memorial to the victims of Hurricane Dorian on Grand Bahama on 14 July 2020. The ceremony was led by the Chair of the […]

REV KEITH RUSSELL ON FREEPORT CAMPUS OF U B

Dear Editor,  The University of Bahamas (UB) is prominently in the news again; and this time the news is troubling. There is talk being bantered about in the undercurrents of society that the university’s board is considering discontinuing the northern campus. If this is the case, it would be a colossal mistake. It would be […]

FNM TERENCE GAPE STILL ARGUES FOR FREEPORT (EVEN THOUGH THE FNM MESSED UP THE CITY)

Dear Editor, Before the Corona Virus Pandemic we had a 2-year window for construction and completion of the 4 major Projects in Grand Bahama which would have given us Jobs, Jobs and Jobs, and the revival and establishment of a dynamic Grand Bahama economy. Since COVID-19 the landscape has changed: the Cruise Lines and their […]

Brian Seymour Writes From Grand Bahama Upending The Freeport News

Editor of the Freeport News Dear Editor, Your Thursday, March 5th, publication of the Freeport News under the heading “PLP Image Low Key” in Grand Bahama by Fred Sturrup, you incorrectly and erroneously stated that one Brian Seymour is the spokesperson for the PLP on Grand Bahama, that sir, is a falsehood. As a paper […]

Open Letter To FNM Leaders From Pastor Keith Russell Of Freeport

Dear FNM Leaders, Here is your moment of truth. This FNM crew in parliament, the most visible face of your organization, has done and is doing irreparable damage to who you are or purport to be. Let me offer at the outset that your party is necessary. Your presence strengthens our fledgling democracy. Of course, […]

Hosting The St Georges Basketball Team | Pier One, Freeport, Grand Bahama 24 January 2020

Senator Fred Mitchell with Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis with the coaches of Sunland School and St George’s High 24 January 2020.

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES ON MEAT POLICY IN FREEPORT

Brian Seymour December 5 at 1:12 PM Minister Pintard: We have a problem. The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources in Grand Bahama has found an ingenious method through a misreading of the law to expropriate from the residents of Grand Bahama meat products; if, they do not possess a $2.00 permit on their return […]

The Module For PLP Candidates In Freeport | 28 to 30th September 2018 at PLP Headquarters Freeport

Statement by Senator Fred Mitchell Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party On Search For Candidates For Immediate Release 17 September 2018 I would like to announce that the party if having its second module for aspirant candidates in Grand Bahama on the 28th September 2018 at the PLP’s headquarters in Freeport. The scheduled speakers for […]

Laying Out Charles Mac Pinder At PLP HQ Freeport

Message From The Chairman Progressive Liberal Party   On Laying Out Of Charles Pinder PLP HQ Freeport   Read by Keitron Meadows Chairman Marco City Branch 31 August 2018   I bring warm and fraternal greetings from the central office of the PLP in Nassau. I extend condolences to the family on the death of […]

Peter’s Explanation Flops In Freeport

The Freeport Labour Day parade ended in a rally at Goombay Land Park in Freeport on 1 June.  The march was well attended as these things go in Freeport.  The main attraction for the Government was Peter Turnquest, the Minister of Finance, who was brought under withering attack by Union leaders for the raising of […]

THE FNM ATTACKS GRAND BAHAMA BUSINESSES

Joey Gaskins, the spokesman for the Public Domain opinion and marketing research firm said last week a word of warning for the Free National Movement as he delivered the bad news that they had plummeted in popularity below 50 per cent.  He said that while they were not yet at the irreversible point, the experience […]

Kelly Burrows Writes From Freeport On Public Attire

Dear. Editor! Firstly, I’m not professing to be an authority on proper attire and when? but, my Hospitality training over the last 50 years still holds firm today, and having been told on many occasions with the numerous amount of seminars, courses, I have attended throughout the United States, becoming a Certified Hospitality Trainer from […]

Constitutional Committee Meets In Freeport

The PLP’s Constitutional Committee held a hearing in Freeport Saturday 10 March, chaired by Raynard Rigby at the far left.   PLP National Chair Fred Mitchell sat in on the session. From left: Raynard Rigby, Een Colebrooke, Committee Member, Terence Bethel, Committee member, Casietta McIntosh, Committee Member, Leslie Dorsett, Committee Member, Tristan Lockhart, Committee Member and […]

Fr. Michael Gittens Ascension In Freeport Dies

The Anglican Rector of the Church of the Ascension Rev. Fr. Michael Gittens had died. He was getting ready for mass on Thursday 1 February when he was struck down.  He had recently celebrated 15 years on kidney dialysis and was suffering from a bout of the flu.  The death of Fr. Gittens coming so […]