• Email to friend
  • The Nassau Guardian Facebook Page
  • RSS Feed
  • Pinterest



sub_save_img

Business

 
Moody’s cites offshore sector ‘uncertainty’ as factor in potential downgrade
One of the rationales cited by international credit rating agency Moody’s for a potential downgrade of The Bahamas' sovereign credit rating is "uncertainty" with regard to the country's offshore financial services sector, Deputy Prime Minister and ...
 
 
Banking sector employment down 7.6 percent over past two years
Data released this weekend from The Central Bank of The Bahamas revealed that employment in the banking sector over the past two years fell by 7.6 percent. In a report titled “Gross economic contribution of the financial sector in The Bahamas (201...
 
 
Closure of Galleria Freeport ‘not intended to be long term’, says Moss
The closure of Galleria Cinemas at Mall Drive in Freeport, which resulted in the loss of 15 jobs, "is not intended to be long term", according to attorney Greg Moss. Moss spoke with Guardian Business following a sign posted on the establishment's do...
 
 
BTC to introduce faster speeds through Fiber to Home Services
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Always on the cutting edge of new technology, the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is set to improve the quality of the customer experience by introducing its new Fiber to the Home service. This improved service wou...
 
 
Govt waiting to see if Baha Mar meets SLS opening deadline
Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar told Guardian Business yesterday that he is waiting to see if Baha Mar and China Construction America (CCA) will meet its October deadline for opening the SLS hotel. Meantime the Office of the Pri...
 
 
Fyre Festival sound and lighting equipment finally returned to Miami
The company that had equipment meant for the ill-fated Fyre Festival held by Bahamas Customs for non-payment of duties has had all of its equipment returned, Guardian Business learned yesterday. Unreal Systems confirmed to this paper yesterday that ...
 
 
Lewis: GB’s best bet is to encourage investors, improve ease of doing business
Member of Parliament for Central Grand Bahama Iram Lewis said Grand Bahama’s economy is “extremely depressing”, adding that it has never been “this bad” in his lifetime. Speaking with Guardian Business recently, Lewis suggested that the is...
 
 
Aliv continues expansion to more Family Islands
Aliv, The Bahamas’ newest mobile network, is pleased to announce that it will be launching in three more Family Islands before the end of the summer. By the end of August, Aliv will be live in Andros, Bimini and Exuma. Chief Aliv Officer Damian Bl...
 
 
Galleria Grand Bahama closes
Galleria Cinemas at Mall Drive in Freeport has been “closed until further notice” according to a sign posted on the establishments door, Guardian Business has learned. This paper could not independently verify why the cinema was closed or if the...
 
 
Govt promises contractors fairness in bidding process
Government will adhere to strict tendering guidelines when issuing requests for proposals and awarding contracts, Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister told members of the Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) yesterday. Speaking at the BCA’...
 
 
Lien laws for construction sector could be introduced soon
Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister yesterday asserted the need for work to progress on the Construction Contractors Lien Bill. In the event that the fate of another mega construction project is similar to the Baha Mar saga, lien laws would en...
 
 
Decrepit downtown in need of a renaissance, says minister
Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister criticized the state of downtown Nassau yesterday, calling for major improvements to be made to the area. While speaking at a Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) monthly luncheon, Bannister said, “Our ...
 
 
Bannister: General Post Office, Clarence A. Bain building must be demolished
Two iconic buildings on New Providence will have to be imploded but will make way for new state-of-the-art buildings that will “take your breath away”, Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister told a room full of contractors yesterday. Speakin...
 
 
Sterling Global Financial announces appointment of Khaalis E. Rolle as senior executive VP
Sterling Global Financial, a private banking, asset management and real estate financing firm with US$9 billion under management and administration, has announced the appointment of Khaalis E. Rolle as senior executive vice president, business develo...
 
 
BHTA’s Tru Tru Bahamian Movement encourages local sourcing
The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) continues to be an ardent advocator, supporter and facilitator of an initiative they have aptly dubbed: “The Tru Tru Bahamian Movement”. The Tru Tru Bahamian Movement seeks to propagate Tru Tru Ba...
 
 
BPL’s fuel charge up almost 50 percent year-on-year
The Central Bank of The Bahamas’ (CBOB) monthly economic report for May revealed an increase in household energy costs, with an almost 50 percent increase in Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) fuel charge year-on-year. This development comes as the...
 
 
Central Bank expresses concern about Grand Bahama hotel closures
While progress is being made on a deal with Canadian development company The Wynn Group to reopen two major resorts on Grand Bahama, The Central Bank of The Bahamas lamented their closure, noting the temporary loss of over 500 rooms on that island. ...
 
 
URCA to host global telecom regulators symposium
The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) is set to host the 17th annual Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR-17), organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The regulatory body hopes to create an environment where ...
 
 
Government spending up $65.3 million
Data coming in from The Central Bank of The Bahamas yesterday, showed that government spending increased by $65.3 million and surpassed revenue levels for the first nine months of the fiscal year that ended last month. “Medium-term fiscal consolid...
 
 
Odyssey signs contract for aviation hangar and ramp expansion
Odyssey Aviation, the premier fixed-based operator (FBO) in The Bahamas, recently signed a contract with Island Industries (Bahamas) Limited, distributers of Butler building systems in The Bahamas since 1968, for the construction of Odyssey’s new h...
 
 
«StartPrev12345678910NextEnd»
Page 8 of 36

Columnists


Business Features

  • http://www.ansbacher.bs
  • http://www.walkinclinicbahamas.com
  • http://www.cfal.com
  • http://www.colinageneral.com
  • http://www.Colina.com