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Local bank, hotels, law firms, government agencies among thousands of FTX creditors

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Some 100 Bahamian companies including a local bank, two Bahamian law firms, and several security firms are listed... read more »

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WHAT’S THE POINT?: AG calls into question purpose and fairness of blacklisting as EU nations get free pass

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Attorney General Ryan Pinder yesterday called into question the purpose of the European Union’s “blacklists”, suggesting that... read more »

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Over 600 turn up for IHOP job fair

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Over 600 job hopefuls lined up as early as 5am this past Saturday to apply to fill... read more »

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FOLLOW THE LAW: Opposition slams gov’t over failure to publish Fiscal Strategy Report

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Opposition is once again slamming the Davis administration for what it describes as “contempt for the... read more »

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ArawakX urges greater emphasis on FPI to supplement foreign direct investment

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — ArawakX executives say that more emphasis needs to be placed on foreign portfolio investment (FPI) which allows... read more »

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Entrepreneur demands answers over status of RCL’s Paradise Island project

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Bahamian entrepreneur yesterday urged Royal Caribbean to publicly indicate whether they have scaled back on their... read more »

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Former minister calls for aggressive action on immigration issue

NASSAU, BAHAMAS —A former Immigration minister yesterday called for aggressive action to deal with the country’s long-standing immigration issues that... read more »

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Court of Appeal finds that judge wrong to threaten insurance agent over legal costs award

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Court of Appeal has determined that a Supreme Court judge erred when she informed an insurance... read more »

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Ministry of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs to create National Food Policy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs will seek to create a National Food... read more »

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Insurance Association warns of “sharp increase” in property insurance rates

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) is warning of a sharp increase in property insurance rates this year.... read more »

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Duncombe appointed Tourism Director General

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments, and Aviation Chester Cooper has announced the appointment of... read more »

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PM: Economy, crime and education key areas of focus over next 12 months

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Philip Davis KC yesterday said that his administration plans to focus on three key areas... read more »

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Gov’t seeking to discuss lowering cost of drugs for non-communicable diseases

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Economic Affairs Minister Michael Halkitis said yesterday that government intends to enter into discussions with The Bahamas... read more »

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Scotiabank Bahamas eying fintech solution for the family islands says managing director

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Scotiabank Bahamas’ top executive yesterday revealed that the commercial bank is hoping to this year pilot a... read more »

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PACK IT UP: Immigration Minister warns illegal migrants to leave voluntarily or face deportation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Labour and Immigration Minister Keith Bell yesterday issued a stern warning to all illegal migrants in the... read more »

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IHOP Bahamas to hire as many as 600 persons within the next six months

First restaurant to open by end of February NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Department of Labour in conjunction with IHOP Bahamas... read more »

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FTX debtors identify $426 million of digital assets transferred to cold storage by Securities Commission says

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — FTX Trading and its affiliated debtors revealed yesterday that they have identified $1.6 billion of digital assets... read more »

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Out island resorts beat room revenue target by nearly 10 percent

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A senior tourism executive said yesterday that out island resort properties closed out 2023 by beating room revenue... read more »

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PM highlights illegal migration and gun trafficking during meeting with US vice-president

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Philip Davis yesterday met  with US Vice President Kamala Harris at The White House to discuss... read more »

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Consumers could begin to see gradual decline in food prices

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Consumers may be able to see gradual decreases in food costs in the coming weeks and months... read more »