June 5, 2012
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MINISTER of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson has praised latest job figures which show a decline in the island’s unemployment rate and that more than 800 people were employed since May 2018 to November 2018.
A Cabinet minister says “the only way to look is up” when it comes to The Bahamas’ 118th ranking in the World Bank’s “ease of doing business” index.Kwasi Thompson, pictured, minister of state for Grand Bahama, told the island’s second Technology Summ
ALTHOUGH there is a decline in tourism arrivals in Grand Bahama, Minister of State for Grand Bahama Senator Kwasi Thompson is encouraging the creation of more innovative tourism-based activities to lure additional cruise ship passengers off the ships
MINISTER of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson has said the old Royal Oasis property in Grand Bahama cannot continue to remain an eyesore and that measures are being looked at to deal with the situation.The property, made up of the 845-room Tower
Hundreds of tech companies are expected to attend The Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference (BBCC) in Grand Bahama next month.
THE developers of the Seaward Fishing Village will be resuming development of a 35-acre site in Deadman’s Reef for the construction of vacation homes in West Grand Bahama.
TWENTY young people have been awarded grants for new start-up businesses and for existing companies seeking to expand their operations in Grand Bahama. Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson and Minister of Youth Sports and Culture Michae
GRAND Bahama Minister Kwasi Thompson has indicated that the government is “fully committed” to addressing the safety concerns of the residents of Pinder’s Point, Lewis Yard, and the surrounding communities near the industrial park in Grand Bahama. T
CARNIVAL Corporation opened its technology centre in Freeport on Friday, putting Grand Bahama on the way to becoming an offshore technology hub.
MINISTER of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson believes the island should be the centre for arbitration in the Bahamas and commended ADR Bahamas for holding a training seminar for Bahamians in Freeport.
KWASI Thompson, State Minister for Grand Bahama, said the government has made some progress on the redevelopment deal for the Lucayan strip, which officials in the Minnis administration are treating as a matter of urgency in Grand Bahama. He said th
MINISTER of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson yesterday claimed that the former Christie administration spent nearly $250,000 on two contracts for marketing and public relations for the Ministry of Grand Bahama in the lead-up to the general election and said he in “unable to find a record of what was done” in relation to one of the contracts.
ONE vendor received $1.7 million to clean up Grand Bahama after the passage of Hurricane Matthew “without a contract,” according to Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson who said he saw no inspection form to provide evidence of what work was done.
MINISTER of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson announced plans for this year’s 44th independence celebrations in Grand Bahama, emphasising that the focus of the festivities will be about uniting all Bahamians.The theme this year is: “Toward the Ri
MINISTER of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson revealed that an investment unit to mirror the Bahamas Investment Authority in New Providence is planned for Grand Bahama so that investment projects will be processed on the island.He also announced
FOLLOWING his preliminary assessments, Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson has revealed that over $1 million in hurricane relief funds were spent without the proper protocols in Grand Bahama.
GRAND Bahama is a top priority for the Minnis administration and “will be well represented at the highest level,” according to Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson, who revealed that a budget for the island is now being prepared.
FNM Senator Kwasi Thompson has accused the PLP government of falling short of achieving “the bold and necessary” changes needed in Freeport to address the high unemployment and the current economic crisis in Grand Bahama.
THE reopening of the Reef Village hotel in Grand Bahama was a project that the FNM worked hard to see achieved, Senator Kwasi Thompson said.
SENATOR Kwasi Thompson dismissed last month's Speech from the Throne as "promises on a sheet of paper" and expressed doubts the government would be able to deliver on the items listed.