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Time for building code to be updated and properly enforced, stresses engineer
A board member of the Bahamas Society of Engineers explained why he thinks certain aspects of the building code should be revisited and properly enforced in light of Hurricane Matthew. Speaking with Guardian Business, engineer Quintin Knowles said, ...
 
 
Treasure Bay Casino wrapping up negotiations on rebranding
Seven years after taking over operations from the former Isle of Capri Casino, Treasure Bay Casino in Freeport, Grand Bahama, is wrapping up negotiations to rebrand the casino. Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe confirmed with Guardian Business yester...
 
 
BTC adds value to its mobile product and looks ahead at 5G
Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) has provided mobile services throughout the length and breadth of the country for almost 20 years now. Throughout the evolution of technology, the company has always ensured that the Bahamian people remain on ...
 
 
Central Bank outlines anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism financing deficiencies
There continues to be a string of deficiencies surrounding anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CTF) for some financial institutions. The Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) asserted that given the global mandate for tax trans...
 
 
Young entrepreneur laments lack of funding for businesses during march
During the ‘We March Bahamas’ protest, a young female entrepreneur seized the opportunity to voice her concerns over access to funding for entrepreneurs and artists in The Bahamas. Santina Mckinney, 28, was one of the 1,000-plus protestors that ...
 
 
Strachan touts benefits of value-added trade strategy for The Bahamas
The Bahamas’ promotion of a value-added trade strategy would not only create trading opportunities for the exportation of Bahamian products and/or services, but could ultimately help to reduce the country’s trade deficit. Minister of Financial S...
 
 
ILO: Violence, harassment in the workplace taking its toll on women
According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), violence and harassment may prevent women from entering the labor market, especially in male-dominated sectors and jobs, and remaining therein. Director-General of the ILO Guy Ryder said in a ...
 
 
Black Friday bonanza for BTC customers
Over 3,000 customers flocked to the Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s (BTC) retail store in Southwest Plaza last Friday for the company’s first ever Black Friday sale. The sale was in response to customers who in a recent survey, asked when t...
 
 
NUA celebrates golden anniversary
NUA Insurance Agents and Brokers Ltd., an authorized agent of Bahamas First, reached a significant milestone recently, as the company celebrated its 50th anniversary. Company executives along with current and former staff members and invited guests ...
 
 
Govt concludes NHI request for proposals process
As the implementation date for National Health Insurance (NHI) approaches, the government is one step closer in its progress towards universal healthcare with the closure of receiving bids for a private firm to manage the public insurer related to NH...
 
 
Rubis executive explains factors influencing oil prices
Rubis Managing Director for The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos Gordon Craig explained why gas prices in The Bahamas tend to increase as the winter season approaches. Speaking with Guardian Business yesterday, Craig said although it is not unusual fo...
 
 
Several groups interested in eighth gaming license, says Wilchcombe
Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe, who has Cabinet responsibility for gaming, revealed that several groups have registered their interest in obtaining an eight license to operate a gaming house. However, there appears to be a concern from incumbent w...
 
 
Chamber expresses its views on non-partisan march
Although the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) will not be participating in the non-partisan march that is planned for today, CEO of BCCEC Edison Sumner said the chamber does support some concepts and ideologies of th...
 
 
Flowers raises concerns on number of web shops per operator
FML Group of Companies CEO Craig Flowers raised concerns over how many web shops each operator in New Providence would be allowed to have in light of web shops being granted official licenses. Speaking with Guardian Business yesterday, Flowers said ...
 
 
BISX seeking to play role in development of crowdfunding
The Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) is seeking to provide support and regulations regarding the practice of crowdfunding. Although it is still a work in progress and no approval has been given for the initiative, CEO of BISX Keith D...
 
 
CBL’s revenue declines in first three quarters of 2016
Commonwealth Brewery Limited (CBL) experienced a consecutive decline in revenue for three quarters of this year when compared to the same periods last year. The company, which produces and distributes an impressive portfolio of beers, wines, spirits...
 
 
Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach spends $4M on restoration efforts following Matthew
Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach resort in Grand Bahama spent approximately $4 million in restoration efforts in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and some 300 employees will go back to work on December 17, 2016. The reopening will add 276 rooms to Grand Bah...
 
 
Felix Stubbs appointed NIB chairman
Minister of Labour and National Insurance Shane Gibson has announced the appointment of veteran career business professional Felix N. Stubbs to the position of chairman of the National Insurance Board with effect from November 1, 2016. Stubbs is a l...
 
 
Bahamas.com relaunches with booking engine
Travelers can now book their dream vacation to the islands of The Bahamas via the newly refurbished and interactive Bahamas.com. The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) officially relaunched its website this week, which now reflects a modern and intuitive use...
 
 
Bowe touts benefits of govt’s tax compliance initiative
The government’s four-pronged compliance initiative would help to increase annual revenue, decrease annual deficits and, ultimately, generate annual surpluses, according to CFO of Fidelity (Bahamas) Limited Gowon Bowe. The initiative will focus on...
 
 
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