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  • NHI should not be a one-size-fits-all model, says Sands

    The model for National Health Insurance (NHI) should not be a one-size-fits-all model, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday, adding that the debate on what NHI should become has “missed the mark”. Sands compared healthcare to the varying classes on an airplane, suggesting that thos... Read More
  • Aliv wants smart medicine push

    The country’s newest mobile service provider is eying the health services sector by toying with the idea of “smart medicine”. Healthcare, Chief Aliv Officer Damian Blackburn joked, is in Aliv’s DNA. Blackburn, speaking at the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employer’s Confederation’s ... Read More
  • D’Aguilar: Not much we can do about cost to enter the country

    There may be nothing The Bahamas can do about the expensive nature of flights into the country in the near- to medium-term, Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar told Guardian Business yesterday. Meanwhile, this country’s competitors, whose flight prices are only $8 less in some cases, are seei... Read More
  • Centreville residents express concerns during town hall meeting

    Centreville constituents expressed concerns about the state of the economy and a possible credit rating downgrade during a recent town hall meeting hosted by Member of Parliament for Centreville Reece Chipman. The more than 200 people who attended the town hall meeting were very much interested in ... Read More
  • ‘Service excellence trumps everything else’, Bahamahost graduates told

    FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Bahamahost held a graduation ceremony for 415 persons from Bahamas Immigration, Treasure Bay Casino, public service drivers, Bishop Michael Eldon High School, Sunland Baptist Academy, Grand Bahama Academy, Pineforest Academy, Jack Hayward High School and St. Georges High S... Read More
  • Baha Mar touts impact on tax revenues

    Baha Mar continues to be confident in its ability to contribute more than $65 million in direct taxation to The Bahamas annually and more than $100 million annually in combined direct, indirect and induced tax revenues when it is fully operation next year, though industry experts are still not convi... Read More
  • Pensioners impacted by payments delay at BOB

    Bank of The Bahamas (BOB) experienced a delay in distributing pension payments yesterday, which resulted in outrage from pensioners who formed a crowd outside the bank’s main branch along Shirley Street. Managing Director of BOB Renee Davis told Guardian Business that the problem resulted in pens... Read More
  • Biggity bistro focuses on local produce, products

    Overlooking Bay Street is a cozy new bistro. The place feels nothing close to its name and the do it yourself decor is far from it as well – Biggity is what it’s called, and it’s an entrepreneur’s dream come true. Owner Amanda Ferguson though, suffered the same drawbacks this country’s no... Read More
  • Komolafe: Downgrade threat may ‘motivate’ implementation of structural, policy reforms

    While international credit ratings agency Moody’s recently indicated that it has placed The Bahamas’ Baa3 rating on review for downgrade, Chairman of the Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) Emmanuel Komolafe said there are still a few factors that work to the country’s advantage. “The fact ... Read More
  • Commonwealth Brewery: Solid financial performance for 2016, positive outlook for 2017

    Commonwealth Brewery Limited (CBL), the industry’s leader in beer, wine and spirits distribution, served up optimism for 2017 despite a challenging economic situation for shareholders at the company’s sixth annual general meeting (AGM) on June 20, reporting $117.8 million in revenue, $81.1 milli... Read More
  • Still no date when NHI Authority will be officially established

    Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands confirmed yesterday that the board of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Authority has been selected, but there is still no definite date for when it will be officially established. Sands told Guardian Business that while the board’s establishment is “imminen... Read More



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