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 they have lacked objectivity and fairness and have at times devastated the economies of small developing states in this region. Pinder made the comments at the Central Bank’s 4th AML Research Conference at the  Margaritaville […]

HGC celebrates 2022’s top producers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Amidst increased interest in The Bahamas as a prime real estate destination, H G Christie (HGC) and its agents have boasted impressive results as the country’s largest and oldest real estate firm, with its top producers setting a company record in 2022.  Phillip Hillier, Anya Mousis, Anne Bethel, Franklyn Knowles and Dwayne […]

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 foreigners to invest in local companies. ArawakX executives say this could supplement foreign direct investment (FDI) and directly add to this nation’s foreign reserves.  With the change in the investment landscape in the United States […]

REGIONAL THREAT: PM calls for Haitian-led solutions amid uptick in ‘dangerous’ migration

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Philip Davis yesterday warned regional leaders the crisis in Haiti poses substantial threats to The Bahamas and neighboring countries due to the significant increase in “irregular and often dangerous” migration. Davis made the remarks during his intervention at the opening session of the Heads of Summit meeting of the Community […]