CIBC FirstCaribbean appoints new private wealth investment advisor

CIBC FirstCaribbean has appointed Paul Michael Jenkins to the post of Private Wealth Investment Advisor, according to a recent release. Jenkins will work with CIBC FirstCaribbean clients in The Cayman Islands, Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, to provide international investment advice, the bank said. According to the release, Jenkins boasts an extensive portfolio in the […]

Two times the charm?

ZNS to be privatized   The government is once again attempting to move the Broadcasting Corporation (BCB) into a public broadcasting station (PBS) according to Pakeisha Parker-Edgecombe, parliamentary secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister. The announcement by the Parker-Edgecombe, who has responsibility for information and communication, comes days after Finance Minister Peter Turnquest […]

Turnquest: SOEs going private

The Bahamas is one step closer to privatization of government-ran entities as the Minnis administration looks to reduce expenditure in the public sector. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest announced in Parliament earlier this week, that government is aiming to transform government corporations into self-sufficient entities. Turnquest noted that funding in the […]

Record occupancy at the new Riviera

Minister of Tourism touts Baha Mar’s resurgence   The once beleaguered Baha Mar resort is said to be riding high this month with record occupancy at the hotel, according to resort officials. The Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar shared with Eyewitness News Online recently, that 80 per cent of the resorts available to room inventory […]

Bahamian UBER set to come on stream early Spring

Transportation is expected to become more convenient for locals, according to one emerging ride company considered the new Bahamian UBER, as it was officially announced yesterday. Bahama Ride has partnered with mobile service provider ALIV, to ensure all it future passengers have a highly comfortable experience. “We realized there was need, a void in the […]