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Repairs underway on a home in the east Grand Bahama settlement of Pelican Point, one of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Dorian. SHARON TURNER

Govt to hold back expenditure in some key areas 

Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest yesterday announced a number of measures to reduce government expenditure given the projected decrease in revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Turnquest said priority was given to spending related to COVID-19 and Hurricane Dorian recovery, as well as initiatives

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Bahamas Power and Light’s solar grid on Ragged Island. BAHAMAS POWER AND LIGHT

Govt wants to borrow $80 mil. for solarization on Family Islands

The government is seeking approval to borrow $80 million to progress solarization on the Family Islands in the upcoming fiscal year, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest revealed yesterday. “Mr. Speaker, an essential pillar to our transformational socio-economic agenda is to achieve and

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