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BEC announcement delayed again
Bahamians had been told to expect an announcement of the company selected to manage the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) shortly after Prime Minister Perry Christie returned to The Bahamas from China. That has not happened, and now the annou...
 
 
Executive Flight Supports to become Jet Aviation Bahamas
Executive Flight Support (EFS) has announced a new fixed base operator management agreement with international aviation maintenance company Jet Aviation, and according to the tourism minister, it is a move that celebrates “brand Bahamas”. The Ly...
 
 
Bowe: Don’t rush national development plan
The government must not rush its proposed National Development Plan (NDP), but must ensure that public and private sector voices are given adequate weight in creating a national plan that the entire country can support, according to a Bahamas Chamber...
 
 
Sumner: Business success more than money
As important as it is, money is not the only thing causing businesses to fail in The Bahamas, according to Deputy Chairman of the Bahamas Entrepreneurial Venture Fund Edison Sumner, who spoke with Guardian Business over the weekend about some reasons...
 
 
Business outlook set for January 29
This week’s 2015 Bahamas Business Outlook (BBO) will bring private sector and government officials together to discuss the theme of “Securing our Bahamas through planning, partnership, and productivity” while providing input on the government...
 
 
National privacy week begins
The week designated by Prime Minister Perry Christie as National Privacy Week dawned today as Bahamians are wrestling with what seems to be clear breaches of personal privacy in cyberspace – some of which appear to have now pervaded evening news ...
 
 
Bacon sues Nygard for $50M in NY court
The barrage of lawsuits in the legal war being waged between Moore Capital Management founder Louis Bacon and his Lyford Cay neighbor Peter Nygard continues. In the latest salvo, Bacon has sued Nygard for $50 million, claiming the Canadian fashion ma...
 
 
Hundreds of warning letters issued, VAT fines being levied
“Hundreds” of letters have been issued to businesses for varying non-compliance with the value-added tax (VAT) despite a largely successful implementation phase, Private Sector Task Force Co-chair Jasmine Davis revealed yesterday. Davis said tha...
 
 
New private wealth business welcomes FATCA environment
Offshore wealth rose to $8.5 trillion in 2012 and is projected to increase moderately over the next five years, reaching $11.2 trillion by the end of 2017. As CIBC FirstCaribbean prepares to launch its private wealth management office in The Baha...
 
 
Minister: IRENA must focus on small island developing states
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) must ensure that the interests of Latin America do not subsume those of The Bahamas and CARICOM as the Caribbean group transitions to a renewable energy framework, according to Minister of the Environ...
 
 
Significant ecotourism opportunities, minister says
Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe has stated that there were still significant opportunities in developing The Bahamas’ eco-tourism product in the Family Islands in 2015. Speaking with Guardian Business at the 2015 Tourism Symposium, Wilchcombe ...
 
 
Businesses with TINs only cannot charge VAT, notes VAT Dept.
Days after the government warned about some gas stations charging value-added tax (VAT) on VAT-inclusive gas prices, the VAT Department is again sounding a warning: Consumers should not be paying VAT to businesses registered for tax identificat...
 
 
Greater focus on value for money needed in tourism
The Bahamas must do more to maximize the value for money of its tourism brand through the improvement of its human capital if it is to compete with top regional competitors, according to a panel of local tourism and private sector stakeholders. Spea...
 
 
China looming in importance to local tourism
With the opening of Baha Mar pending, the investment by China Construction America (CCA) in purchasing the British Colonial Hilton (BCH), and Baha Mar Chairman Sarkis Izmirlian’s recent comments about the possibility of partnering with one of China...
 
 
Lightbourn: Name Resolve loan holders
Montagu MP Richard Lightbourn yesterday said the secrecy surrounding the entities behind $100 million in bad loans transferred from Bank of The Bahamas (BOB) to Bahamas Resolve Ltd. is “unacceptable”, adding that the government has an obligation ...
 
 
Renewable energy costs near parity with fossil fuels, agency says
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) – and its Director General Adnan Z. Amin – seeks to demonstrate that when it comes to the true costs of renewable power generation technologies, “any remaining perceptions that...
 
 
Commercial banks should lend to SMEs, Sumner says
Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) CEO Edison Sumner yesterday urged local commercial banks to have greater confidence in financing small and medium-sized-enterprises (SMEs), arguing that innovation in SMEs is required to...
 
 
Canadian banks look for Caribbean turnaround
For a number of reasons, including boosted skill sets and plunging oil prices, at least two of Canada’s big banks are optimistic that after a brutal 2013 and 2014 – thousands of job losses around the world, tens of millions in write-offs or write...
 
 
Hold parents responsible, lawyer says
Halsbury Chambers Partner Nerissa Greene has called for parental responsibility laws – citing the view that imposing stricter penalties on parents would reduce the ailments which presently exist in The Bahamas – and the creation of a sex offender...
 
 
Govt, Bahamas Striping draft $50 million MOU
A local roadwork firm yesterday announced that it has secured a draft memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Finance for a $50 million series of public-private partnerships (PPP) designed to overhaul the country’s road and runway in...
 
 
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