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Wilchcombe: No value quarreling over the past
The day after the chief executive officer (CEO) of Baha Mar lashed out at the government over a decade and more of promises not kept, Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe has taken an attitude of rapprochement towards the clearly irate investor, and t...
 
 
Under threat: Rolle says poor workforce, too much foreign labor
Minister of State for Investments Khaalis Rolle yesterday stated that The Bahamas must stop merely treating the symptoms of the “cancer” spreading through its workforce, arguing that the country can no longer afford “sugar-coating” the state ...
 
 
Smith: COB will be university by fall 2015
College of The Bahamas (COB) President Dr. Rodney Smith yesterday said he believes the college will transition to its new role as the University of The Bahamas (UOB) by “fall 2015” but warned that the institution must do more to function as a bus...
 
 
Financial services minister: Inaction on FATCA was not an option
In addition to the successful negotiation of a Model 1 intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the United States, the government has developed an automated system to collect the information required to fulfil The Bahamas’ obligations under the For...
 
 
Trio of Carnival ‘Fun Ships’ Nassau-bound in 2016
Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe hailed news that Carnival Cruise Lines plans a significant boost in its Bahamas business as the line is “upping its game” in Central Florida. The cruise giant will increase capacity by 34 percent on short Baham...
 
 
Gomez: No antitrust legislation without private sector push
Minister of State for Legal Affairs Damian Gomez yesterday stated that the government’s “lack of impetus” to move forward with any future antitrust legislation would likely continue as long as the private sector remains silent. Speaking at the...
 
 
Staniel Cay airstrip closure could have been avoided, Rolle says
The temporary closure of the Staniel Cay airstrip, an essential component of the Exuma Cays’ tourism industry, could have been avoided if the government placed greater focus on local governance, according to Exuma Chamber of Commerce President Pedr...
 
 
BIA: Govt’s NHI proposal could cost almost $1B
The Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) has predicted that, contrary to the cost estimates contained in the Sanigest Internacional report, the government’s National Health Insurance (NHI) proposal could require close to $1 billion to implement. ...
 
 
Only 17% of Bahamians with tertiary qualifications, NDP studies show
Only 17 percent of the country’s population has received tertiary education qualifications, according to preliminary results from National Development Plan (NDP) studies. Dr. Nicola Virgil-Rolle, director of financial services and incoming directo...
 
 
Rolle: Bahamas has fallen out of ‘best in class’
With only just over 10 percent of government employees falling within a highly specialized or technical skill set, Minister of State for Investments Khaalis Rolle yesterday stated that The Bahamas simply is “not doing enough” to increase the ease...
 
 
Christie: Innovation driving change in government
The implementation of value added tax (VAT), the development of the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI) and the launching of an Inter-American Development Bank-funded project to develop both a national development plan and a...
 
 
Bahamas GDP grew by 1.02% in 2014
The gross domestic product (GDP) of The Bahamas grew in real terms by 1.02 percent – one full percentage point more than 2013 – according to figures released yesterday by the National Accounts Section of the Department of Statistics. Those f...
 
 
Chta President Emil Lee underscores need for collaboration on tourism to strengthen region’s economies
“Commitment and collaboration between the public and private sectors at an unprecedented level is essential if the Caribbean is to realize the potential which tourism presents in elevating and transforming the economies of the region and generating...
 
 
Baha Mar CEO: When open, Baha Mar could generate 12% of GDP
Despite several delays and sharp criticisms of the government’s ability to deliver an easy business environment for investors, Baha Mar President and CEO Sarkis Izmirlian yesterday celebrated the resort’s progress, stating that Baha Mar would ult...
 
 
Bethel: Govt could be liable for losses from small credit unions
Since the government has provided a mechanism that exempts cooperative credit unions with assets less than a million dollars from what Free National Movement (FNM) Senate Leader and former Attorney General Carl Bethel termed “certain financial due ...
 
 
Dominos242.com marks successful launch with record making 50 percent off promotion
In conjunction with its 25 year celebrations, on January 19, 2015 Domino’s Pizza, the recognized leader in pizza delivery in The Bahamas, introduced its Online Ordering Platform at all of its 11 locations in New Providence and Grand Bahama, a first...
 
 
Chamber of Commerce Conclave 2015 at Melia
With the ever-changing dynamics in the way business is done in The Bahamas, the Melia Nassau Beach resort is hosting the second annual Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation’s (BCCEC) Second Annual National Conclave of Chambers of ...
 
 
Carnival costumes prepped and waiting, no takers yet
With startlingly poor sales just three weeks before the launch of the first Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival, some carnival bands are contemplating discounts or even outright giveaways of costumes to encourage local participation in the event, Bahamas Carni...
 
 
Prep for construction underway at British Colonial Hilton
Despite the acknowledged importance of the approximately $60 million investment by China State Construction Engineering Company (CSCEC) in the British Colonial Hilton – and the $200 million expansion project connected with the purchase – Downto...
 
 
Stubbs:  BTVI is not a dumping ground
The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) will work to change the public’s perception of the institute as a “dumping ground” for underperforming students and teachers, BTVI Chairman Felix Stubbs said yesterday. Stubbs told Guardian...
 
 
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