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GET A GRIP: Cable Bahamas CEO says private sector must acknowledge digitization fears and embrace new opportunities

Butler says his group of companies might not return to full in-office work environment as productivity has gone “through the... read more »

Business

NO ONE LEFT BEHIND: Govt workers will be included in digital transformation plan, Thompson says

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of State for Finance Kwasi Thompson yesterday acknowledged that as the government forges ahead with its... read more »

Business

SOLID GROUND: Consultant urges govt to move on small business legislation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A local small business consultant said yesterday that the government must quickly enact small business legislation to... read more »

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PICKING UP: Bahamasair “reasonably pleased” with uptick in passenger traffic

Flag carrier predicting 50-60 percent recovery “March was one of the better months since the onset of the pandemic” NASSAU,... read more »

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CUT IT OUT: Businessman slams “non-Eleutheran” opposition to Disney’s Lighthouse Point project

“The negativity must stop and the voices of Eleutherans need to be heard” Sands decries “more concern about stopping Disney... read more »

Business

DON’T MISS THE BOAT: Bowe cautions nation to be prepared to take advantage of tourism revival

Prominent finance expert says Bahamas should avoid “having knee-jerk reaction to opportunities”; notes need for holistic national development plan NASSAU,... read more »

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DOING IT THEMSELVES: Local environmentalist organizing further public consultation on Disney EIA

Duncombe decries EIA as inadequate “We are not trying to get rid of Disney; we would just like them to... read more »

Business

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Govt’s upscale housing development application process to open this summer, says PM

“There will be no favoritism, no speculation and flipping of properties” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said... read more »

Business

LOOKING UP: Out Island resorts eye business level rise amid US vaccine rollout

“Islands that have direct airlift are performing better” Out Island Promotion Board chief calls for “civil conversation” on COVID testing... read more »

Business

SKEPTICAL: Cooper blasts government’s upscale community proposal as “fantastical dream”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper yesterday labeled as “fantastical” the government’s housing resolution for... read more »

Business

Water-based excursion operators see business increase

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Local water-based excursion operators say they have seen an uptick in business over the past several weeks,... read more »

Business

FUTURE-PROOF: Island Luck CEO launches transformative technology group

Bastian says giving opinions is easy but “it’s another thing to put your money, time and energy where your mouth... read more »

Business

Judge backs Securities Commission’s suspension of broker/dealer

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Supreme Court judge has ruled that the Securities Commission of The Bahamas acted within its statutory... read more »

Business

MobileAssist app embraces local digital currency integration with Sand Dollar launch

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — In line with Central Bank’s full rollout of its Sand Dollar digital currency, slated for this month,... read more »

Business

LIGHTHOUSE POINT TUG OF WAR: Disney defends project’s benefits but environmental groups say they were “brushed aside” on EIA collaboration

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Local environmental groups said last night that Disney’s Lighthouse Point development represents a “major decision” for Eleuthera... read more »

Business

Appellate court allows developer’s winding-up petition against hotel owner

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Court of Appeal has ruled in favor of a prominent investment house and real estate developer... read more »

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DIRE STRAITS: Demand for food and housing continue to rise as donations fall amid pandemic, notes Hanchell

“The pandemic has certainly made things more challenging for ministries like ours” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Great Commission Ministries President Bishop... read more »

Business

“ADJUSTING OUR FOOTPRINT”: RBC to consolidate branches on New Providence and Eleuthera

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Royal Bank of Canada has announced it is adjusting its business footprint to ensure it remains profitable... read more »

Business

Tourism uptick “encouraging” but revival no slam dunk, says Sands

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) President Robert “Sandy” Sands yesterday noted that while the uptick in... read more »

Business

MILLIONS AND COUNTING: Govt has spent over $150M on unemployment assistance

Programme extended to end of the month; to be re-evaluated monthly NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has to date spent... read more »