Business

Island Luck launches 1M scholarship fund at COB

May 04, 2016

The Island Luck Cares Foundation launched a scholarship fund program worth $1 million for eligible Bahamian college or high school students yesterday
at The College of The Bahamas' (COB) Harry C. Moore Library.

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Business optimism down in first quarter of 2016, accountants body says

May 04, 2016

The Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) for the first quarter of 2016 presents grim news: Despite indications that optimism may creep back up in the second quarter, in the first quarter businesses were less optimistic about their prospects than at any other time in the past four years.

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Central Bank strikes cautious tone

May 04, 2016

The Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) has once again moderated its tone with respect to its outlook for the Bahamian economy.

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Small Island Sustainability Institute groundbreaking on Friday

May 04, 2016

On Friday, a groundbreaking ceremony will take place at the future site of the long-awaited University of The Bahamas (UOB) Small Island Sustainability Institute, which will offer teaching and research services on fisheries, agriculture and other areas that will help to maintain island sustainability.

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Securities Commission officials spend day at Swiss America office

May 04, 2016

A statement issued a week ago by Swiss America Securities Ltd. (SAS) sought to distance the company from the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission's (SEC) indictment of Guy Gentile, founder of SAS and its offshoot, SureTrader, both licensed by the Securities Commission of The Bahamas (SCB).

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What Is The Truth Behind The Bacon-Nygard Battle

May 04, 2016

The Clifton Review is a bi-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires, the links to unsavory characters, the use of the courts for personal agendas, the involvement of the Government opposition party (the FNM), and the attacks on the Government of The Bahamas.

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Bahamas to Host OAS Ministerial Meeting on Education in 2017

May 04, 2016

The Organization of American States (OAS) and The Bahamas signed an agreement at the OAS Headquarters by which the country was selected to host the next meeting of Ministers of Education of the Americas, on February 9 and 10, 2017 in The Bahamas.

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Cheryl Grant-Bethel Sworn in as Justice of the Supreme Court

May 04, 2016

Cheryl Grant-Bethel was sworn-in as Justice of the Supreme Court by Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling during a brief ceremony at Government House...

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Wednesday May 4, 2016 Gas Prices
Wednesday May 4, 2016 Gas Prices

May 04, 2016

For prices today on gas check out BPSU, AutoServ, Esso and Shell service stations.

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Castrol Quote of the Day: May 4, 2016
Castrol Quote of the Day: May 4, 2016

May 04, 2016

Castrol Quote of the Day: May 4, 2016

"Updates on car care issues, while you get the latest local events with 'Our News', Cable 12 - 7:30, 9:30 & 11:30 p.m. Don't miss tonight's 'Castrol Car Care Minute'!"

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Verdict due in BEC bribe case today

May 03, 2016

A JURY is expected to deliberate on a verdict today in the case of a man alleged to have a role in the Alstom SA/Bahamas Electricity Corporation bribery scheme.

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Broker is accused of 200,000 fraud

May 03, 2016

A BROKER denied conning a woman of more than $200,000 through over-priced customs duties for a multi-million dollar home renovation project.

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Fewer vendors to operate at this year's Carnival

May 03, 2016

THE Bahamas National Festival Commission has "scaled back" the number of vendors that will operate at this weekend's Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival festivities, BNFC CEO Roscoe Dames said yesterday.

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People's Hope Ministries of Washington, D.C. Pays Courtesy Call on the Governor General

May 03, 2016

Pastor Lynn Horton, Senior Pastor of the People's Hope Ministries located in the Washington, D.C., along with Apostle Leon Wallace and Apostle Marina Fowler called upon Her Excellency the Governor-General Dame Marguerite Pindling in the Drawing Room of Government House on Monday, May 2, 2016.

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Joyann Ferguson-Pratt Sworn in As Acting Justice of the Supreme Court

May 03, 2016

Joyann Ferguson-Pratt was sworn-in as Acting Justice of the Supreme Court by Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor-General,...

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Young Marine Explorers Founder & CEO Nikita Shiel-Rolle Calls Upon the Governor General

May 03, 2016

Nikita Shiel-Rolle, CEO and Founder of the Young Marine Explorers, called upon the Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling...

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Students of Agape Christian School, Marsh Harbour, Pay Courtesy Call on the Governor General

May 03, 2016

Students and teachers of Agape Christian School, Marsh Harbour, Abaco, paid a courtesy call on Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling in the Drawing Room of Government House.

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Toll increase comes into effect for PI bridge

May 03, 2016

THE new toll fares to cross the Paradise Island bridge have now come into operation.

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Sands approached to become FNM senator

May 03, 2016

FORMER Free National Movement Deputy Chairman Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday he has been approached by the leadership of the party to become the party's next senator.

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Scotiabank Funds Scholarship for Primary School Student

May 03, 2016

Scotiabank renewed its patron sponsorship of The Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation.

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