Pike Corp’s expertise and purchasing power lauded by former BPL COO

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Upgrading Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) transmission and distribution system is crucial for facilitating the incorporation of renewables and new generation into the grid, according to a BPL director and consultant, who highlighted Pike Corporation’s expertise and purchasing power as assets that can help to aid the struggling utility provider. Christina Alston, […]

Health and wellness benefits coming to BOB customers thanks to new partnership

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bank of The Bahamas Limited (BOB) has announced a strategic partnership with FirstCare Medical Plan, which will introduce comprehensive health and wellness benefits to BOB’s clientele. As part of this collaboration, BOB will seamlessly incorporate FirstCare’s health plan into its banking services, making it easily accessible to clients through a digital […]

$125M Saudi Fund to accelerate Family Island airport redevelopment

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Deputy Prime Minister Chester Cooper said yesterday that the $125M Saudi Fund for Development loan will accelerate the government’s Airport Renaissance Program, with several family island airport redevelopments on track.  Addressing several family island airport redevelopment projects during his budget debate contribution, Cooper, the Exuma and Ragged Island MP and Minister for […]

Charles Sealy appointed lead consultant for Bahamas Wellness Health System

NASSAU, BAHAMAS—Bahamas Wellness Health System (BWHS) has announced the appointment of Charles Sealy as Lead Consultant. Sealy will provide strategic operational and financial support and project management for its four medical centers, three in Eleuthera and one in New Providence. Bahamas Wellness President Dr. Arlington Lightbourne called Sealy “a proven and passionate leader with significant […]

Kanoo highlights ‘astronomical’ local growth potential as presence expands across West Africa and the Caribbean

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A digital payment solutions provider is touting ‘astronomical’ growth potential locally through enhanced education on digital payment technologies as it expands and advances its presence in West Africa and the Caribbean. Nicholas Rees, Kanoo’s chairman speaking with Eyewitness News ahead of today’s opening of the Afriexim Bank’s annual meeting set to run […]

Government lauded for energy reform plans, calls for follow-through

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government was commended yesterday for its “critical and necessary” energy reform plans, with a former Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation(BCCEC) chairman stressing the need to ensure their implementation. Businessman Robert Myers told Eyewitness News: “The plan should have been executed by the last administration and the one before that. […]