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McWeeney admits challenges, touts changes
Newly re-elected Managing Director of Bank of The Bahamas Paul McWeeney admitted to shareholders at the bank’s annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday that there had been “challenges with overall credit governance and risk management” at the...
 
 
Petroleum regulations not tabled
While the government has tabled bills to establish a sovereign wealth fund and to modernize the legislative environment for oil exploration and petroleum production, the government has not tabled the regulations that will actually govern how the Petr...
 
 
Blue Diamond committed to Memories despite Cuba openings
As the world reacts to the resumption of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba after 50 years, and as Bahamians in the private and public sectors query the potential impact of that development, at least one international investor with ties t...
 
 
Bahamas must modernize, Rolle says
As private and public sector both react to the thaw in relations between the US and Cuba, it is becoming increasingly clear that there are significant chinks in the armour with which The Bahamas has prepared itself for serious competition, both a...
 
 
$10M roadworks proves commitment, Genting says
The Genting Group, the developers behind Resorts World Bimini (RWB), has completed a $10 million resurfacing of the King’s Highway in North Bimini. Genting CEO K.T. Lim welcomed the completion of the project, which he said demonstrated both Gentin...
 
 
BOB must re-instill confidence, says Smith
The man in charge of Bahamas Resolve Ltd. (Resolve), the company created to receive $100 million of Bank of The Bahamas’ bad debt in October, said the bank must “re-instill confidence in itself” while Resolve forges its debt recovery policies f...
 
 
Mitchell: Put migration in development plan
Incorporating migration concerns into the National Development Plan – Vision 2040 will be a matter for those writing the plan, but according to Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell, the “falling rate of natural increase amongst Bahamians” gives t...
 
 
Government labyrinth hindering renewable energy projects
The success of a major renewable energy initiative hinges on adequate government responsiveness, according to a Ten Island Challenge (TIC) official. TIC Director of Islands Justin Locke told Guardian Business that while the organization is prepared ...
 
 
Minister: Are we ready for Cuba?
For more than a decade, leading voices in the Bahamian business community have demanded that government take seriously the economic threat that would exist when Cuba eventually “opened up” and with newly restored diplomatic relations between Cu...
 
 
Arawak Homes to take homeowners to court in January
Arawak Homes will begin pursuing legal action against homeowners living on its disputed Sir Lynden Pindling Estates property in January 2015, according to Arawak Homes President Franon Wilson. Wilson indicated yesterday that only a quarter of the ap...
 
 
URCA preliminary finding on March 2014 BTC network outage
The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) placed the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) on a clock with respect to any response by the telecoms company to URCA’s preliminary finding of breach of contract: BTC now has les...
 
 
Road traffic automation by mid-2016
The Road Traffic Department (RTD) aims to complete its $8 million automation initiative by mid-2016, according to RTD Controller Ross Smith. Smith told NB12 yesterday that the department will adopt an incremental approach as the RTD pushes for the a...
 
 
Bahamas tops for charter jet travelers
Nassau topped the list of private charter jet destinations during last year’s peak winter season, according to Elite Traveler Magazine, with estimates showing super-rich jet travellers pumping more than $270 million into the destination. In fact, t...
 
 
Bahamas dropped from ethical travel list again
The Bahamas has been dropped from a list of top ethical travel destinations for the second time in three years over prolonged ecological concerns. Non-profit organization (NGO) Ethical Traveler said it removed The Bahamas from its World’s Ten Best...
 
 
BHTA elects officers, directors at AGM
The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) recently held it’s 62nd annual general meeting (AGM), followed by its traditional annual Christmas luncheon on Thursday, December 11 2014, at Atlantis resort. President of the BHTA Stuart Bowe revie...
 
 
Scotiabank named bank of the year
Scotiabank was named the Bank of the Year in The Bahamas by The Banker magazine, a Financial Times publication. Managing Director Sean Albert was on hand in London to accept the award on behalf of Scotiabank, which also captured The Banker magazine...
 
 
Petroleum, sovereign wealth fund bills tabled
The government has at last introduced the first of an intended raft of legislation to reform and modernize the petroleum exploration regime in The Bahamas, and according to Environment Minister Ken Dorsett the new proposals allow the government to be...
 
 
BFR: VAT repricing more than ‘one-off’ cost
The Bahamas Federation of Retailers (BFR) has objected strenuously to the characterization of the tremendous costs of preparation for business operations in a value-added tax (VAT) environment — specifically repricing goods to include VAT — as ...
 
 
Fantastic feedback from IPTV beta testers
The official launch of Bahamas Telecommunications Company Ltd.’s (BTC) Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service was yesterday touted as “the start of a new era” in Bimini telecoms. BTC CEO Leon Williams stated that the new service had alrea...
 
 
Network sharing ‘a double-edged sword’
Bahamas Telecommunications Company Ltd. (BTC) CEO Leon Williams yesterday called proposed telecom network sharing regulations a “double-edged sword” as the country prepares for its next cellular license. Williams told Guardian Business that ther...
 
 
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