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February 21, 2014
'The Dollar That Could Project' donates 16,000 to charities

Bahamas Striping's legacy of giving includes education, public safety and donating necessities to its community.
In November 2013, Bahamas Striping launched its first annual 'The Dollar That Could Project' which sought to raise $60,000 through a dollar drive campaign for one month in aid of The Bahamas Red Cross, Special Olympics Bahamas, BAARK, and The Bahamas Humane Society.
Managing Director Al...

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May 19, 2014
'Timing and market right' for China financial services push

The country's most significant push to date into the Chinese market will be spearheaded later this year by representatives from the country's financial services sector, a move which seeks to capitalize on a view that the "timing and the market are right" for The Bahamas to tap into Chinese demand for asset diversification.
Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder suggested that the decision by t...

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'Top' banking institution pursues Bahamas presence
July 29, 2013
'Top' banking institution pursues Bahamas presence

Financial Services Minister Ryan Pinder said he is confident that The Bahamas will see an increase in Latin America-based business within the next year after a recent meeting with a top banking institution.

While he would not confirm the name of the banking institution, Pinder told Guardian Business that Friday morning's meeting with executives represents a "huge opportunity" for the country's ...

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April 05, 2011
'Victim of own success'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

The Bahamas has become "a victim of its own success" in financial services, a senior attorney warned yesterday, having become "somewhat complacent" - a factor that caused successive governments to invest less than they should have done in the industry's continuing development.

Brian Moree QC, senior partner at McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes, in an exclusive...

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July 25, 2012
'White paper' on tax reform delayed in Cabinet

The proposed "white paper" focusing on finding an alternative tax system for The Bahamas has not yet reached Cabinet, Guardian Business can reveal.
"I am settling the basis of the paper to bring to my colleagues in Cabinet. The core of that has been finished, so I am hoping that in the not too distant future, I will be able to present it for consideration to my colleagues," Prime Minister Perry ...

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July 05, 2012
(Photo) Bahamas Minister of Financial Services meets World Trade Organization Director

SWITZERLAND - Minister of Financial Services, Hon. Ryan Pinder, is pictured with World Trade Organisation Director-General

 

Pascal
Lamy during the Bahamas WTO 2nd Working Group Session held in Geneva,
Switzerland in June 2012.

Minister Pinder, along with

The
Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) has completed a busy eight day
schedule of events and meetings with private banks, inde...

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May 11, 2012
(Photos) Eight Cabinet Ministers of the new Progressive Liberal Party Government Sworn In

Nassau, Bahamas  - Eight
Cabinet Ministers of the new Progressive Liberal Party Government took
the Oath of Office in the presence of Governor General Sir Arthur
Foulkes, May 10th, 2012 at Government House. The new ministers are: Hon.
Bernard Nottage, Minister of National Security and Government Leader in
the House of Assembly; Hon. Obediah Wilchcombe, Minister of Tourism;
Hon. Jerome F...

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May 11, 2012
(Photos) Eight Cabinet Ministers of the new Progressive Liberal Party Government Sworn In

Nassau, Bahamas  - Eight
Cabinet Ministers of the new Progressive Liberal Party Government took
the Oath of Office in the presence of Governor General Sir Arthur
Foulkes, May 10th, 2012 at Government House. The new ministers are: Hon.
Bernard Nottage, Minister of National Security and Government Leader in
the House of Assembly; Hon. Obediah Wilchcombe, Minister of Tourism;
Hon. Jerome F...

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April 19, 2011
(VIDEO) Communication on National Investment Policy Investment Promotional Materials - Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham

Nassau, Bahamas - Enclosed is a Communication to Parliament by Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham. Also attached is the Bahamas Investment Authority's brochure -

The Bahamas: A Paradise for Many Reasons.

I am pleased to
table for the information of Honourable Members a copy of the new Bahamas
Promotional Brochure "The Bahamas: A Paradise for Many Reasons" together with
sector informatio...

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June 15, 2011
1,500 Bahamian jobs target for maritime sector

By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

The Bahamian maritime industry's ability to support the creation of 1,500 new jobs and an entirely new revenue stream for financial services providers was proposed yesterday by a shipping industry executive.

Chandler Sands, managing director of Campbell Shipping, called on the financial services sector to consider the opportunity that lies...

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