Business

Fumes believed to be from Rubis make for uncomfortable conditions

September 22, 2016

Strong fumes believed to be emanating from the Rubis service station on East Bay Street near Harbour Bay Shopping Plaza forced some businesses in the area to send their staff home early yesterday.

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Minister explains Potter's Cay Dock spending

September 22, 2016

The Ministry of Transport and Aviation has spent $2.1 million so far on the first two phases of the redevelopment of Potter's Cay Dock - within budget, with the third phase set to cost about $1 million, according to Transport and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna-Martin.

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As URCA probes, Moncur vows to continue 'speaking truth'

September 22, 2016

In the face of a recordings request from the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA), attorney Wayne Munroe, who represents political activist and radio talk show host Rodney Moncur, said yesterday his client will "not stop speaking what he sees to be the truth" on his program "Freedom March" on ZSR 103.5 FM.

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Thursday September 22nd, 2016 Gas Prices
Thursday September 22nd, 2016 Gas Prices

September 22, 2016

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

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Utility company office hit by mould growth

September 22, 2016

THE Grand Bahama Utility Company's (GBUC) main office building has been closed down due to a reported severe mould infestation.

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Castrol Quote of the Day: September 22, 2016
Castrol Quote of the Day: September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016

Castrol Quote of the Day: September 22, 2016

"You should never take your vehicle on the road without proper insurance coverage, The same precaution should be take when it comes to protecting your engine. 'Castrol' is your engine's insurance in a bottle!"

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Newly elected CICMC President Donald Demeritte, CMC exchanges artisan Bahamian tokens of appreciation with immediate past President Dr. Vasantha Chase, PMP, CMC
Newly elected CICMC President Donald Demeritte, CMC exchanges artisan Bahamian tokens of appreciation with immediate past President Dr. Vasantha Chase, PMP, CMC

September 21, 2016

The Caribbean Institute of Certified Management Consultants (CICMC), a regional association, elected Bahamian Donald Demeritte, CMC as president for the 2016/2018 two-year term.

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Mother's Day comes early for single moms thanks to AML Foods Limited & Bahamas Feeding Network

September 21, 2016

For 60 single moms with little or no support and young ones to feed, relief came today during a presentation by the Bahamas Feeding Network, thanks to support from AML Foods Limited.

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Smith defends committee over lack of contact with Baha Mar employees

September 21, 2016

FORMER State Finance Minister James Smith, chairman of the committee overseeing Baha Mar payouts, yesterday defended the work of the committee amid criticism that former resort employees have yet to be contacted regarding money they are owed.

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Gray defends Potter's Cay $9m project

September 21, 2016

AGRICULTURE Minister V. Alfred Gray yesterday continued his defence of the Potter's Cay redevelopment plans, contending that the $9m proposed for the scope of works to be carried out by his ministry will guarantee Bahamians "the very best at the absolute lowest cost".

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BIA pokes holes in Gomez cost claim

September 21, 2016

The Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) has asserted that the National Health Insurance (NHI) legislation passed by Parliament makes it less likely that NHI will reduce private health insurance premiums.

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BAMSI integrated into regional agro network

September 21, 2016

The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) project known as "Agri-Vision 2021" is intended to take local production to the half-billion dollar mark over the next five years, said Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources V. Alfred Gray.

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Infrastructure, space issues worsening PMH surgery wait

September 21, 2016

Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) consultant and cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Duane Sands said the hundreds of patients on a chronic waiting list for surgeries at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) are being forced to wait because of serious infrastructural problems, along with work and space challenges.

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IDB examines 'stranded assets' in Latin America, Caribbean

September 21, 2016

So-called "stranded assets" resulting from environment-related risk factors, including the effects of physical climate change and societal and regulatory responses to climate change, have become increasingly prominent.

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Gospel Fest to bring hundreds of worshippers to The Bahamas

September 21, 2016

Love, unity, and spirituality will be on full display in Nassau in November at the first "It's Better in The Bahamas Gospel Fest".

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PM Christie addresses UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants
PM Christie addresses UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants

September 21, 2016

During his statement at the United Nations Summit on Refugees and Migrants, on September 19, 2016, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance for The Bahamas the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said the phenomenon of large movements of refugees and migrants has reached an unprecedented level of complexity and challenge.

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President Smith shares vision for robust university of The Bahamas

September 21, 2016

In academics, research and skills development, the College of The Bahamas and its coming successor, the University of The Bahamas, will continue to leave a distinct footprint throughout The Bahamas, according to President Dr. Rodney D. Smith.

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Bahamas-based Sterling Global Financial reports sale of Rolling Acres, calls sale of Florida shopping center a significant success
Bahamas-based Sterling Global Financial reports sale of Rolling Acres, calls sale of Florida shopping center "a significant success"

September 21, 2016

Sterling Global Financial, a global real estate based financial services provider with $9 billion under administration and offices in Nassau, Bahamas and the Cayman Islands, announced today it has sold a popular shopping center near Orlando, Florida, an investment it made just over three years ago.

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Fitzgerald suggests former CJ's criticisms politically motivated

September 21, 2016

Marathon MP Jerome Fitzgerald said yesterday he is not surprised by former Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett's statement that it was alarming and "most regrettable" that Fitzgerald said he had no regrets about reading the private emails of Save The Bays (STB) members in Parliament, despite a Supreme Court ruling that he breached their constitutional right to privacy.

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AG stopped Sandals case

September 21, 2016

The attorney general stopped a private prosecution against the top management of Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort on August 15, the same day the property made 600 jobs redundant, it was revealed yesterday.

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