Business

Bobcat Bahamas makes 54 employees redundant

Company under group that owns Cavalier Construction NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Bobcat Bahamas, the well-known heavy duty equipment service provider, has made... read more »

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Aliv suffers ‘manageable’ Dorian shortfall

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Aliv suffered a ‘manageable shortfall’ as a result of Hurricane Dorian, according to its top executive Damian... read more »

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Bowe: Utilize national development plan to chart course

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas would effectively be ‘fighting in the dark’ if it does not utilize the national development... read more »

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IDB exec: Bahamians should support each other on projects

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamians should seek to work together and ‘create clusters’ that can support each other on major projects... read more »

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Ophthalmologist calls for end of VAT and introduction of a sales and service tax

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas should ‘do away’ with Value-Added Tax (VAT) and introduce a 15 per cent sales and... read more »

Business

Shell will purchase plant from us, says BPL chairman

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) chairman Dr Donovan Moxey yesterday stressed there would be no ‘give away’... read more »

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Shell exec: Bahamas could be LNG bunkering ‘front runner’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Bahamas could become a ‘front runner’ in liquified natural gas (LNG) bunkering by leveraging the infrastructure to be developed... read more »

Business

BPL chairman admits ‘terrible’ customer service quality

Company to build ‘state of the art’ customer service centre NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Bahamas Power & Light’s chairman Dr Donovan Moxey... read more »

Business

Titan Balanced Fund reports impressive growth in first quarter

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Investar Securities Ltd. yesterday reported that its Titan Balanced Fund achieved a return on investment of 5.38... read more »

Business

More questions than answers over $975m pledge

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- A top private sector exeutive said that while he is ‘absolutely in favor of public-private partnerships’ (PPPs) the... read more »

Business

Less than 15 percent of RBC clients use over-the-counter transactions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Royal Bank of Canada’s top regional executive yesterday estimated that 15 percent or less of its Bahamian... read more »

Business

RBC regional exec: Bank is committed to The Bahamas long term

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Royal Bank of Canada’s top regional executive yesterday said the bank ‘absolutely’ remains committed to this jurisdiction.... read more »

Business

Bahamas First estimates ‘across the board’ 15 to 20 percent increase in premium rates

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas First’s top executive yesterday projected a 15-20 per cent ‘across the board’ increase in premium rates... read more »

Business

D’Aguilar: Bahamas ‘open for business’ starting to resonate with core markets

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The message that The Bahamas is ‘open for business’ is starting to resonate in this nation’s core... read more »

Business

Frank Comito to discuss Tourism response to natural disasters at 2020 Bahamas Business Outlook

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Veteran tourism professional, Frank Comito, is expected to share a regional and national outlook for tourism and... read more »

Business

D’Aguilar: Grand Lucayan sale ‘inching ever closer”

Government not happy with pace of repairs at Grand Bahama airport NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday... read more »

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Pledge conference raises $1.5 billion in recovery funding and services

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Pledges for recovery funding and in-kind services rose to $1.5 billion at the Hurricane Dorian Private Sector... read more »

Business

IDB to host ‘Procurement Fair’ for private sector

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) plans to connect local businesses with government ministries in its first Procurement... read more »

Business

Chamber chief: Engage local expertise in renewable sector

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Government must engage local expertise in the renewable energy sector, according to Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and... read more »

Business

Government urged to set renewable policy and get out of the way

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Government should simply set the country’s renewable energy sector policy and “let the private sector do what... read more »