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Gov’t Continues With GBIA Purchase

Despite the setback, the government is pushing ahead with its efforts to purchase the hurricane torn Grand Bahama International Airport. However, in the event the structure has to be rebuilt, its resiliency is key, according to State Minister of Grand Bahama, Senator the Honourable, Kwasi Thompson.

Pandemic Forces Adjustments to Mass Burial

Deputy Chairman of the Disaster Reconstruction Authority, Algernon Cargill said the initial plan called for having the $200,000 burial during a church service where anyone could participate; however, COVID-19 restricted this.

55 Hurricane Victims Buried

Intermittent wails pierced the air as loved ones of 55 victims of Hurricane Dorian were interred in Abaco’s Public Cemetery, SC Bootle Highway this morning. The white caskets – each with its own tomb – were lined in four quadrants in a burial service that followed COVID-19 protocols.