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Policy changes for NIB benefits post-storm

Minister says greater flexibility needed with how NIB responds to disasters NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Labour Brensil Rolle yesterday foreshadowed... read more »

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Bahamas must pass and enforce ‘genuine’ competition laws

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas must pass and enforce ‘genuine’ competition laws, according to the country’s chief World Trade Organization... read more »

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PM orders Marsh Harbour airport reopen to international air traffic by next week

Aviation director: $5 million plus to be spent on repairs and modernization NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis... read more »

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Recommendation for Nassau Flight Services preferred bidder in 14 days

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The recommended preferred bidder to take over Nassau Flight Services (NFS) is expected to be finalized by... read more »

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$44 million Exuma airport could be mini-hub for southern Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Exuma’s $44 million dollar airport expansion could see the island emerge as a mini-hub for the southern... read more »

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Laing: No WTO accession this term

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The country’s chief negotiator Zhivargo Laing yesterday confirmed it is “95 per cent unlikely” the government will proceed... read more »

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Gov’t signs $300 million Baha Mar expansion deal

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis urged Bahamians to take advantage of job opportunities as the government signed... read more »

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Minnis administration touts ‘sea change’ in public procurement

Draft legislation released for consultation NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Minnis administration yesterday touted its public procurement reforms as a ‘massive... read more »

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Arrivals projected to decrease by 10 percent in 2019

Tourism Ministry adjusting marketing spend to combat Dorian fall-out NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Stop-over arrivals to The Bahamas in 2019 are projected... read more »

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Grand Lucayan sale ‘back on track’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Negotiations over the purchase of the Grand Lucayan are ‘back on track’, according to Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar.... read more »

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RBC eyeing options for interim presence in Abaco

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Royal Bank of Canada said yesterday it was assessing options for an interim presence due to the damage... read more »

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Global Ports Holding assumes Nassau cruise port management

Take-over marks official start of 25-year lease agreement for $250 million revitalization NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Construction on the new Nassau Cruise... read more »

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ORG pushes for multi-sectoral Dorian recovery and national development effort

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Hurricane Dorian has highlighted the need for a multi-sectoral initiative toward recovery and national development, according to... read more »

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Grand Lucayan reopening ‘welcomed’ but GB airport reopening critical

The reopening of the Grand Lucayan this week has been hailed as ‘welcomed news’ for Grand Bahama concerns remain over... read more »

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Marinas ‘closing ranks’ after Dorian

Assoc. says hurricane created ‘severe dislocation’ in the northern Bahamas NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM) has been... read more »

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Nassau rental market saturated by displaced Dorian victims

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Real Estate Association’s (BREA) president yesterday lamented there was ‘only so much we can do’... read more »

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Concerns over ‘mad dash’ for shipments at Abaco Port

Abaco Chamber of Commerce director says port is unsecured NASSAU, BAHAMAS – An Abaco Chamber of Commerce representative yesterday reiterated... read more »

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Accessibility focus for out island tourism needed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – This nation needs to focus on ‘accessibility’ and make it easier for tourists to visit the out... read more »

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Many businesses on Grand Bahama and Abaco either uninsured or underinsured

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Many businesses on Hurricane devastated Abaco and Grand Bahama were either uninsured or underinsured, private sector representatives... read more »

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No ‘noticeable’ impact on prices expected from one cent coin elimination

As many as 60 per cent of the coins produced over the years lost permanently NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The elimination... read more »