FULL SPEED AHEAD: Grand Lucayan deal still pushing forward, Royal Caribbean CEO assures

D’Aguilar: “We’re at the cusp of getting this [deal] done” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Royal Caribbean International’s president and chief executive yesterday assured that its purchase of the Grand Lucayan resort through its joint venture with the ITM Group is moving “full speed ahead”, with an announcement on the deal said to be coming soon. Michael […]

Pharmacies, gas stations welcome Sunday opening

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Pharmacy and gas station operators said yesterday they were “thankful” and “overjoyed” after it was announced that pharmacies, gas stations and laundromats will now be allowed to operate between 6am and 9pm on New Providence and Abaco on Sundays. Vasco Bastian, owner/operator Esso On the Run, East Street and Soldier Road, told […]

Rolle: No determination on NIB rate increase

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has made no determination on repeated recommendations to increase the National Insurance Board’s (NIB) contribution rates, minister with responsibility for National Insurance Brensil Rolle assured yesterday. “That has always been a conversation within the National Insurance Board. All of its directors have been pursuing government to do just that. The […]