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Deputy Prime Minister Chester Cooper. Photo: Donavan McIntosh/Tribune Staff

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DPM seeks to reassure on Grand Lucayan sale

The deputy prime minister yesterday sought to reassure Bahamians that the Grand Lucayan sale remains on track by confirming the prospective buyer is still conducting "investigations" into all aspects of the purchase.

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Cooper apologises for GB restoration delay

APOLOGISING for the long delay in restoration in East Grand Bahama, Deputy Prime Minister Chester Cooper gave an assurance that assistance for home repairs and critical government services and infrastructure will be mobilised within weeks.

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Cooper: We’re going the right way with agriculture

The Deputy Prime Minister said the country is “moving in the right direction” on sustainable and climate smart agriculture.

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Funds set to resolve airport dispute

TOURISM, Investments and Aviation Minister Chester Cooper says the government has approved funding to honour all agreed terms of an industrial agreement with Airport Authority employees.

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Gov’t won’t back MSC cruise port takeover

The deputy prime minister yesterday said the Government will not back the acquisition of a controlling ownership interest in the Nassau Cruise Port by a single or group of cruise lines.

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Tests remain for unvaccinated

TOURISM, Investments and Aviation Minister Chester Cooper said that a change to the requirement for unvaccinated travellers to be tested for COVID-19 is not being considered at present.

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‘We won’t give shop away for porridge’

The deputy prime minister yesterday pledged that the Davis administration will “not give the shop away to investors for a bowl of porridge” as he revealed it is presently reviewing the tax breaks granted to them.


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