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46th Independence Anniversary Celebrations in Grand Bahama
By Andrew Coakley
Jul 9, 2019 - 7:17:43 PM

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HAVING A GOOD LAUGH – Governor General of the Bahamas, His Excellency Cornelius A. Smith and Mrs. Smith have a good laugh from a joke that was made by hosts of the Cultural Show, Ms. Daisy and Will Stubbs, during celebration of the 46th Bahamas Independence Anniversary at Independence Park in Freeport, Grand Bahama on Monday, July 8, 2019. At right is Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest and Mrs. Turnquest. Behind them are Senator the Hon. Jasmin Dareus, who was also the Chairperson of the Grand Bahama Independence Committee; Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie Campbell; and Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield. BIS Photo by Lisa Davis

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas – Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith and Mrs. Smith attended 46th Bahamas Independence Anniversary Celebrations in Grand Bahama on Monday evening, July 8, 2019 at Independence Park.  Also in attendance were Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Peter Turnquest, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs the Hon. Carl Bethel, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development the Hon. Frankie Campbell, and Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield – among a number of other senior officials.

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HAVING A CHAT – Governor General of the Bahamas, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith stops to chat with one of the officers from the mobile division of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, during the Inspection of the Guard on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Independence Park, Grand Bahama. BIS Photo by Lisa Davis


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PLAITING OF THE MAYPOLE – Officials and special invited guests watch as youngsters from various primary schools carry out the Plaiting of the Maypole, during the Cultural Show on Monday night, as a part of celebrations for the country’s 46th Independence Anniversary. BIS Photo by Lisa Davis


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INSPECTING THE GUARDS – Governor General of The Bahamas, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith (right) inspects the Honour Guard during Independence celebrations, Monday, July 8, 2019. BIS Photo by Lisa Davis


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OFFICIALS AT 46TH INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN GB – Prime Minister of the Bahamas, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis (left) joins Governor General of The Bahamas, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith and Mrs. Smith, along with Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest and Mrs. Turnquest and Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, the Hon. Carl Bethel for the start of the cultural celebrations for the 46th Independence Anniversary Celebrations at Independence Park in Freeport, Grand Bahama, on Monday night. BIS Photo by Lisa Davis





 

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