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GB Minister: Stay at home and follow rules

AS Grand Bahama headed into a “difficult two-week lockdown” after an outbreak of COVID-19 infections, Minister of State for Grand Bahama Senator Kwasi Thompson stressed the seriousness of the situation. He said residents should remain at home for th

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Thompson calls on Grand Bahama residents to take COVID surge seriously

MINISTER of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson yesterday admitted he has received complaints that some residents returning to Grand Bahama from abroad have not been following self-isolation guidelines prescribed by officials to limit the spread of

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More than 700 food vouchers distributed in Freeport

MORE than 700 food vouchers were provided to five local entities in Freeport through the national food distribution programme launched on Friday in Grand Bahama.

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Thompson backs firms who have kept workers employed

While the tourism sector and related businesses on Grand Bahama have been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson is commending industrial companies who have kept their workers employed durin

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Thompson: Programmes helping to ease pain

Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson said Grand Bahamians have benefitted from the national assistance programmes put in place as a result of COVID-19. “Most of the hotels are closed as a result of the shutdown including the Grand Lucay

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Insurance to give govt full $65m on Grand Lucayan

A Cabinet minister yesterday said Dorian-related insurance claims will ensure the government receives the full $65m Grand Lucayan purchase price, adding: “Now is time to invest in Grand Bahama.” Kwasi Thompson, minister of state for Grand Bahama, ex

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GB airport re-open awaits US approval

Grand Bahama International Airport missed the November 15 target date to re-open to international flights because it is still waiting for US regulatory approval, a Cabinet minister confirmed yesterday. Senator Kwasi Thompson, minister of state for G

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IDB to host digitisation workshop for govt project

THE Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will be hosting a kick-off workshop for the government’s new digitisation project unit next month. Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson said the workshop will be held November 11-15. The project

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Government 'understands urgent need for cleanup' in East End

STATE Minister for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson said government understands the urgent need for cleanup in East End and has created a new ministry especially to deal with the massive clean-up, and disaster recovery and reconstruction.

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Several shelters in Grand Bahama taking on water

SEVERAL shelters in Grand Bahama have been compromised and are taking on water as rescue teams on the island mobilise to relocate residents to safer locations, according to Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson on Monday.


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