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Govt. to explore insurance claim for Isaias

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Government will explore its policy with the Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance (CCRIF) to see if the country... read more »

Business

Go Digital: Economist warns traditional jobs will be displaced

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas must commit greater focus to the digital economy, according to a local economist, who warned... read more »

Business

BPL: 97 percent of NP customers restored

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) chairman Dr Donovan Moxey said yesterday that the company had restored electricity... read more »

Business

Crawfish harvest faces possible two-week delay

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The 2020/2021 crawfish season is off to a stormy start, with Bahamas Commercial Fishers Alliance (BCFA) president... read more »

Business

Curfew impacts water production ahead of storm

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A local bottled water manufacturer said yesterday it was doing the best it could to keep up... read more »

Business

Lockdowns are unsustainable — says economist

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The country cannot sustain repeated lockdowns, a local economist and University of The Bahamas lecturer has warned,... read more »

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IDB: WSC performance in line with region’s best

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Water & Sewerage Corporation, through a performance-based contract (PBC), has seen a reduction in non-revenue water... read more »

Business

D’Aguilar: Quarantine hotels to give ‘some life’ to tourism

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government’s decision to allow visitors to quarantine at hotels was intended to “give some life” to... read more »

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Fishermen fear lobster prices may take a dive

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While the 2020/2021 crawfish season is ‘a go’, Bahamian fishers are concerned that the COVID-19  pandemic may... read more »

Business

STEM focus key to UB Northern campus development

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The development of the University of The Bahamas’ (UB) Northern campus with a focus on STEM could... read more »

Business

GB Kelly’s eyes September revival

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A prominent Freeport retailer says that after being “down and out” for a year it is now... read more »

Business

IDB forecasts up to 20 percent tourism labor force blow

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Tourism dependent Caribbean countries like The Bahamas could see anywhere from 12 percent to as much as... read more »

Business

Turnquest: Fiscal projections still on target

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K Peter Turnquest yesterday said the government may be forced... read more »

Business

LPIA arrivals climb to 8,000

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Nassau Airport Development (NAD) company has recorded approximately 8,000 U.S. passenger arrivals in the first three... read more »

Business

No salary talks yet – says Bahamasair chairman

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamasair’s chairman said yesterday that there have been no formal discussions around salary deferrals for the airline’s... read more »

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Arawak Cay vendors accuse govt. of discrimination

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Arawak Cay vendors say they feel a “major sense of discrimination” after being abruptly shutdown just over... read more »

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Bahamas First records 43.5 percent claim hike

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas First saw a 43.5 percent increase in net claims in 2019 largely attributable to Hurricane Dorian,... read more »

Coronavirus

Scotiabank confirms two Freeport branch employees tested positive for COVID-19

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Scotiabank today confirmed that two employees attached to its Freeport branch have tested positive for COVID-19. “We... read more »

Business

No coherent policy on emergency orders — says QC

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A well-known QC yesterday accused the government of having ‘no coherent policy’ in the implementation of its... read more »

Business

Landlord files claim in Freeport stem cell lab liquidation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The landlord for Freeport-based stem cell therapy provider Okyanos has now taken legal action against company’s provisional... read more »