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DPM leads a delegation at Hurricane Dorian wreath laying and memorial ceremonies in Grand Bahama

GRAND BAHAMA — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments and Aviation, the Hon. Chester Cooper headed a delegation of ministers, senators and parliamentarians who assembled at the four designated sites in East Grand Bahama on Saturday, September 3, 2022 to pay homage to the victims of Hurricane Dorian and show their support to those still grieving. With the national flag flown at half-mast, it was both a day of rejoicing and sadness for those who gathered for the wreath laying and memorial ceremonies on what was the third anniversary of the killer storm’s passage. The first ceremony took place at the Sir Jack Hayward Bridge where wreaths were laid by Deputy Prime Minister Cooper, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development the Hon. Obadiah Wilchcombe, Minister for Gr...

Prime Minister Davis says response to Hurricane Dorian, driven by compassion

MARSH HARBOR, ABACO – Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. Philip Davis told Abaconians that since coming into office last year, his government has done its best to ensure that the national response to Hurricane Dorian was driven by compassion. He pointed out that from the many conversations he’s had with Abaco residents over the past few years, he’s come to understand how difficult it can be to move forward, especially for those who were left without certainty about what happened to family and friends. “Not knowing makes it so much harder to move on, harder to rebuild our homes, our businesses and our lives,” said Mr. Davis. The Prime Minister was the keynote speaker during the National Hurricane Dorian Memorial Service at Friendship Tabernacle Church in Marsh Harbour, A...