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Sears: Bahamas in ‘untenable’position with international tax evasion and money laundering entities

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- A former Attorney General yesterday reiterated calls for The Bahamas to challenge the ‘legitimacy’ of international entities such... read more »

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Condo specialists looking to capitalize on niche market

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With growing interest and activity in local condominium sales and rentals, a team of real estate and... read more »

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AG: BPL bond fee, short-term pain for long term gain

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The proposed $20-$30 charge Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) consumers are expected to pay as a result... read more »

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Labour council in the dark on minimum wage increase for public sector

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The National Tripartite Council’s vice-chairman yesterday expressed surprise over Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’s recent revelation of... read more »

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WTO: Are we in or out?

Laing: Government must decide on how to proceed NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  The country’s World Trade Organization (WTO) accession has effectively... read more »

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Briland project gets approval

Developer commits $500,000 to local institutions NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Briland Club Residences and Marina developer Michael Wiener said yesterday he... read more »

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Cable Bahamas ordered to pay up over channel changes

NASSAU, BAHAMAS-  The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) has ordered Cable Bahamas to pay a fine and compensate customers... read more »

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GoldWynn Hits $50 Million in Sales, Interest Ahead of Projection

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With completion still about two years away, the high-end residential and resort development on Cable Beach known... read more »

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FREE AT LAST: Taxi plate moratorium lifted after nearly three decades, but leasing continues

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government has moved to lift the nearly-three decades long moratorium on the issuance of taxi plates,... read more »

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Leading cardiologist loses appeal over disputed loan agreement

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The appellate court has ordered a well-known cardiologist to pay Royal Fidelity Merchant Bank & Trust just... read more »

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Bahamas ‘very close” to exiting FATF ‘gray list’

AG: Our records do not reflect what French claim NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday The Bahamas... read more »

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Hurricane Dorian tax relief “no free for all”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Deputy Prime Minister K Peter Turnquest yesterday cautioned the Special Economic Recovery Zone (SERZ) for Hurricane Dorian... read more »

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Safer skies ahead

Aviation legislation to improve safety audit score and establish independent Air Accident Investigation Authority NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Amendments to the country’s... read more »

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Government eyeing bonded warehouse for New Providence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government is considering establishing a bonded warehouse on New Providence to facilitate entities operating outside of... read more »

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Don’t worry about France, pursue other jurisdictions – says former BICA president

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  The Bahamas should be more aggressive in pursuing financial services jurisdictions that will provide greater ‘bang for... read more »

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BAHAMAS BLACKLISTED

France announces country added to its tax haven ‘blacklist’ NASSAU, BAHAMAS – France has added The Bahamas to its blacklist... read more »

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DPM: Customs Click2Clear learning curve ‘steeper than anticipated’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K Peter Turnquest yesterday acknowledged the learning curve for the... read more »

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Rolle: NIB has sufficient redundancies to meet its committments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – State Minister for the Public Service and National Insurance Brensil Rolle said yesterday that despite the “sizable... read more »

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Government exploring ways to incentivize homeowners insurance, particularly in the family islands

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government is exploring ways to incentivize homeowners, especially in the Family Islands, to insure their homes.... read more »

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NIB facing “sizable deficit” in 2020

Dorian has placed further pressure on the fund NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Noting that Hurricane Dorian has placed further pressure on the... read more »