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Independence, a day of reflection and should not be taken lightly says Wilchcombe

WEST END, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas – Independence is a day that should not be taken lightly, and Bahamians should not only think about those who fought for it, but whether they themselves display their pride in being Bahamian. This was asked of by Minister of Social Services and Urban Development and Member of Parliament for West Grand Bahama and Bimini, the Hon. Obadiah Wilchcombe on Friday, July 8 at the West Grand Bahama District Flag Raising Ceremony. Held under the theme “Proud To Be Bahamian” Minister Wilchcombe referred to January 1, 1973 when Sir Lynden Pindling asked all Bahamians to hold hands.  Said Minister Wilchcombe: “We are here holding hands now, and together as a country we have held hands and that is why 49 years later Bahamians of all walks of life, from all places are ...

Minister Moxey called on Bahamians to remember the vision of the nation’s forefathers during Independence

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas — Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Ginger Moxey called on Bahamians to remember the vision of their forefathers, the architects of the independent Bahamas in which we all are privileged to live in today. “These great Bahamians are responsible for the power that we, the people of the Bahamas hold in our hands,” said Minister Moxey. “We shall never forget the contributions and sacrifices made by these great nation builders. Because of them we can proudly celebrate our rich heritage and culture. Because of them, I, Ginger Maria Moxey can declare that I am proud to be Bahamians. We are all proud to be Bahamian.” The Grand Bahama Minister was the keynote speaker during the 2022 flag raising ceremony on the grounds of the Office of the Prime Minister ...