Business

New COVID-19 exemption to allow for domestic money transfers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has added an exemption to the COVID-19 emergency powers order to allow... 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 »

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 »

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Cooper: COVID-19 social relief not enough, borrowing needed to shore up economy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Exuma and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday said the government’s social safety net initiatives “is not... read more »

Business

Central Bank projects negative out-turn for domestic economy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Central Bank has predicted that a rise in domestic and external borrowing will be required to... read more »

Business

Chamber confederation encouraged by additional COVID-19 relief measures

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employer’s Confederation (BCCEC) yesterday said it was ‘encouraged’ by the additional... read more »

Business

COVID-19 economic fallout re-ignites calls for natural resources

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Bahamian natural resources lobby group believes fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for... read more »

Business

British Colonial Hilton makes the call to temporarily lay-off staff

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The British Colonial Hilton has decided to temporarily lay-off its staff for eight weeks as the COVID-19... read more »

Breaking News

Govt. announces $200 weekly payments for eligible self-employed

Unemployment assistance expanded to self employed persons outside of tourism sector NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of... read more »

Breaking News

Govt. to forego $60 mil in revenue over payroll assistance plan

Initiative aimed at protecting up to 10,000 private sector jobs. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government in an effort to protect... read more »

Business

GB hotel tourism goes from “10mph to a screeching halt”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Grand Bahama’s overnight hotel tourism segment has gone from “10 miles per hour to a screeching halt”... read more »

Business

Govt. must balance fiscal limitations in COVID-19 response, says economist

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government must be creative but understand its own limitations as it seeks to mitigate the economic... read more »

Business

Davis: COVID-19 blow could deal $700 mil. in losses over next three months

Opposition calls for more COVID-19 relief Urges govt. to address Bahamians locked out abroad NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition leader Philip... read more »

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Minnis: Investment proposals accelerated to stimulate economy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government plans to expedite a number of domestic and international proposals currently under review in a... read more »

Business

Food and grocery delivery services see massive uptick

NASSAU, BAHAMAS —Local food and grocery delivery companies have seen a surge in business since the implementation of COVID-19 restrictions,... read more »

Business

Scotiabank temporarily closes four branches

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Scotiabank will temporarily close four of its branches for some two weeks, starting tomorrow. In a statement,... read more »

Business

DPM: Govt. eyeing more relief for businesses

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government is considering alternative stimulus or incentive packages for Bahamian businesses impacted by the COVID-19 fall-out, Deputy... read more »