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Florida officials express concerns about agri-fisheries proposal
The proposal for a $2.1 billion joint agriculture and fisheries venture with the Chinese has sparked concerns by Florida wildlife officials. While speaking at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) November 2016 meeting, Execu...
 
 
New and improved BISX website launches today
In an effort to create an interactive experience for trading and boost awareness about the company, the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) officially launched its new and improved, user-friendly website today. CEO of BISX Keith Davies ...
 
 
WISTA chapter established in The Bahamas
The establishment of a Bahamas chapter of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) in The Bahamas is an historic event for the country. This, according to Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna-Martin, marks an im...
 
 
Brennen: NHI supports ‘looking at alternative mechanisms’ to procure drugs
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr. Delon Brennen said he thinks the National Health Insurance (NHI) Secretariat would support the government’s view on direct procurement. Last week, President of the Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association (BPA) Michelle ...
 
 
Seymour touts pros of corporate tax on ease of doing business
A corporate income tax “definitely could” help to improve the ease of doing business in The Bahamas, however, other indirect taxes imposed on businesses would have to removed in order for them to be competitive. In light of the country’s slide...
 
 
Trade information service desk by first quarter of 2017
The development of a trade information service desk and electronic portal for The Bahamas would help to improve the ease of doing business and is expected to be established by the first quarter of 2017. Grant funding for the initiative will be provi...
 
 
Turnquest raises issue of fiscal responsibility and accountability
Shadow Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest yesterday said the level of debate on fiscal matters and transparency of expenditure payments is “deficient”. Turnquest’s comments came a day after Minister of State for Finance Michael Halkitis reveal...
 
 
RBC collaborates with Fortune 500 technology company to build business
On Thursday, October 27, RBC Royal Bank collaborated with Google on a diversity and inclusion initiative titled Accelerate with Google to share with the business community the benefits and possibilities of leveraging technology. In a one-day seminar ...
 
 
Govt collects $852M in VAT in 18 months
From January 2015 to June 2016, the government collected almost a billion dollars in value-added tax (VAT). The government recorded a total of $852.6 million in value-added tax (VAT) receipts up to the mid-year. For the opening quarter of the fisca...
 
 
Halkitis: Revamped mortgage relief plan expected to build momentum
Minister of State for Finance Michael Halkitis revealed details on the number of eligible borrowers for the Christie administration’s revamped mortgage relief plan (MRP). “To date, some 1,160, or 64 percent of the total potentially eligible 1,82...
 
 
Flowers: Still no word as Wilchcombe reveals official web shop licenses ‘likely’ granted this week
On Sunday, Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe, who has Cabinet responsibility for gaming, said that official licenses for seven eligible web shops were “likely” to be granted this week. However, CEO of FML Group of Companies Craig Flowers said that...
 
 
BAMSI, CARDI partner to improve local agriculture sector
President of the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) Godfrey Eneas said the primary purpose of having BAMSI serve as a home base for two agriculture specialists from the Caribbean Agricultural Research & Development Institute...
 
 
Sands: Baha Mar timeline extremely aggressive
President of the Bahamian Contractors’ Association (BCA) Leonard Sands said the opening of the $3.5 billion Baha Mar megaresort before the end of the 2016/2017 winter season is “extremely aggressive”. In addition, Sands said the BCA could not ...
 
 
Corporate registry files leak ‘much ado about nothing’, says Pinder
Partner at Graham Thompson Co. Ryan Pinder said in his opinion, the cache of 1.3 million files leaked from The Bahamas’ corporate registry in September by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) was “much ado about nothin...
 
 
Pinder touts benefits of local trading hub for Chinese currency
If The Bahamas becomes established as a trading hub for Chinese currency, it would help to broaden and further grow The Bahamas’ financial services sector, according to Ryan Pinder, partner at law firm Graham Thompson. “Anything that would diver...
 
 
Concerns expressed about impact of Brexit on tourism, financial services
Former Managing Director of the Turks and Caicos Financial Services Commission Kevin Higgins expressed concerns about the impact of Brexit on The Bahamas’ two leading industries: tourism and financial services. He expressed his concerns while speak...
 
 
Americas securities regulators meet in The Bahamas
The Securities Commission of The Bahamas hosted securities regulators from 18 jurisdictions across the Americas to discuss cross-cutting securities regulatory matters, further developing the capital markets regulator’s regional and international pr...
 
 
Company hired by Hutchison Whampoa to oversee sale of its Freeport resorts
The search is on for a potential buyer for three major hotels in Freeport, Grand Bahama that are owned by Hutchison Whampoa – an investment holding company based in Hong Kong. The hotel assets are Lighthouse Pointe, the Grand Lucayan Beach & G...
 
 
NewCo’s offices, call center hiring 30 in GB
The country’s second mobile operator is the creator of approximately 30 new jobs at its administrative office and call center in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Last week, NewCo Limited 2015 unveiled the brand under which it would operate, called Aliv, an...
 
 
Pharmacies concerned about the lack of NHI details
As the year-end approaches, local pharmacies are becoming more concerned about the lack of details regarding the implementation of National Health Insurance (NHI), according to Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association (BPA) President Michelle Finlayson. A...
 
 
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