Business

NIB braced for $16m monthly draw down on benefits

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The National Insurance Board (NIB) is bracing for a ‘major draw down’ on it resources to the tune... read more »

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Cable Bahamas Group sees ‘significant’ demand for data across fixed and wireless networks

Butler: Cable Bahamas will continue to waive fees until economy stabilizes NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Cable Bahamas Group’s top executive... read more »

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Bottle water sales slow down but ‘just slightly’

Aquapure: “We’ve never experienced anything like this.” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A local bottled water manufacturer said yesterday that the demand... read more »

Business

Bahamian egg production market ‘wide open’, says local expert

With sustainable practices and investment sector can be revived NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The egg production market in The Bahamas was... read more »

Business

Farmers to take full advantage of emergency food production incentives

$1.7 million outlay ‘a drop in the bucket’ but “it’s at least a start” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamian farmers are... read more »

Business

Government could be facing $1.6 billion deficit, says economist

“Critical and painful decisions’ ahead NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government could be be facing a fiscal deficit of some $1.6... read more »

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Business

Supervalue pres. ‘shocked’ by complete shutdown

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Super Value’s president Rupert Robert said yesterday he was ‘shocked’ that food stores had been given so... read more »

Business

Bahamas facing ‘new normal’ after COVID-19

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The COVID-19 crisis is an interruption but not the end of the Bahamian economy, according to one... read more »

Business

Gas prices plummet amid COVID-19 pandemic

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Fuel prices at the pumps have now dropped under $4 a gallon in New Providence, with industry... read more »

Business

Insurance Commission awaiting “clarification” on COVID-19 order suspending payments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Insurance Commission of The Bahamas said it expects “clarification” from the government regarding the recent emergency powers... read more »

Business

Bahamas Mortgage Corp announces three month loan deferral for mortgagors

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Mortgage Corporation (BMC) has announced that it will provide a three month loan deferral plan... read more »

Business

Insurers confident for favourable resolution to payments suspension concerns

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamian insurance industry expressed confidence over a quick and positive resolution to its concerns regarding the... read more »

Business

Island Luck to pay employees in full for six weeks

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Island Luck (IL) will pay employees their full salaries for six weeks, according to a statement released... read more »

Breaking News

Bannister orders BPL to halt disconnections

Minister urges those who can pay their bills to do so. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power and Light will no... read more »

Business

After Dorian, COVID-19 “more than just a double whammy”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS —A well-known Abaco poultry producer yesterday said businesses on Abaco and Grand Bahama have been dealt “more than... read more »

Business

Businesses urged to ‘pay it forward’ for economic recovery

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamian economy will be able to bounce back faster from the COVID-19 fallout if the business... read more »

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Business

McCartney: Bahamas must progress towards greater efficiency

Situation is ‘daunting” but “we will overcome it” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas must come out of the COVID-19 crisis... read more »

Business

Bahamian tech developer launches professional services App

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Bahamian technology solutions provider is gearing up for the launch of a professional services application and... read more »

Business

Nearly $15 million of $20 million small business loan programme requested to-date

616 micro, small and medium sized businesses (MSMEs) have registered NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Nearly $15 million in financial assistance has... read more »

Coronavirus

Govt. to spend $1.7 million on food security plan

Pintard says country can become self-sufficient in eggs NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard today... read more »