Business

NOT OVER YET: Central Bank warns inflation increase still a possibility

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Central Bank Governor said yesterday that consumers could see further increases in inflation before it starts... read more »

Business

Central Bank forecasts up to 6% economic growth for 2023

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas can reasonably expect to see anywhere from four to six percent economic growth this year,... read more »

Business

FNM to Gov’t: No new taxes unless you cut spending

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After Health and Wellness Minister Michael Darville recently revealed that government is preparing legislation that will impose... read more »

Business

SATURATION PATROLS: Police Commissioner outlines “zero tolerance” approach as murders up by eight percent in 2022

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Murders in the country increased by eight percent last year to 128, with 34 persons being killed... read more »

Business

Izmirlian pushing for trial date in “massive fraud” suit against CCA

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorneys for Sarkis Izmirlian are now seeking a trial date “as soon as possible” for the former... read more »

Business

Government and insurers in dispute over medical costs rise fears

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A dispute has erupted between the government and the insurance industry over concerns that healthcare costs could... read more »

Poll

Do you support the government sending Bahamian troops to assist in Haiti?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »

Business

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 »