The Ministry of Foreign Affairs regrets to announce that the Passport Office, Freeport, Grand Bahama will be closed on Monday , 13th...
Severe weather impacting the Grand Bahama Health Services (GBHS) today. The partial deflation of a tent donated by Samaritan’s Purse occurred after torrential rain was experienced. No one was injured in the mishap as there were no occupants in the tent at the time.
The Ministry of Education advises the general public, 2020/2021 scholarship applicants, and university partners and stakeholders, that due to the reduction in resources and other factors, a one year moratorium on ALL NEW TUITION GRANT AWARDS is now in effect for the upcoming academic year, including for the University of the West Indies.
Just a few months ago, Lashan Gardiner was financially okay. The 27-y/o mother of three worked as a server at Sandals Resort, Emerald Bay while the father of her children was also gainfully employed. Then COVID-19 came. The couple had NIB benefits coming in. Hers ran out a few weeks ago. Luckily, her partner was called back to work full-time in July, since at six-months pregnant Ms Gardiner’s condition makes her “high risk” and unable to work. Her family was one of 400 on the receiving end of Caribbean Pavement Solutions’ recent food donation to Exuma.
The Public Hospitals Authority has actioned immediate repairs to an area in the Princess Margaret Hospital, after heavy rains compromised a temporary construction measure. The area, an unoccupied room adjacent to the Office of the Duty Sister, experienced flooding after last week’s heavy downpours.