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Top Business Stories
February 15, 2010
Top Business Stories

Bahamians owe 1.091 billion

New taxi system will limit cabs on the road and means millions in loans

Bahamas businessman says it's worse in The Bahamas

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Business - Tue Mar 2
March 02, 2010
Business - Tue Mar 2

Grand Bahama must act to keep airlines

Scotiatrust may buy Butterfield Bank

Banks return $20m National Insurance deposits

Bahamian entrepreneurs are missing out

Small businesses need laws, not handouts

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Tribune top stories - Thu Mar 4
March 04, 2010
Tribune top stories - Thu Mar 4

McCartney: I won't take blame for Elizabeth vote

Lack of information on prescription drug plan aggravates pharmacists

Alarm at erosion of Saunders Beach

Should The Bahamas keep the Central Bank?

Bromeliad Society of Broward County's 45th anniversary visit to the Bahamas

Opportunities for Bahamas and Malta

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Guardian top stories - Tue Mar 9
March 09, 2010
Guardian top stories - Tue Mar 9

FNM promises unfulfilled

GB brothers want govt to reconsider net fishing ban

Four weekend stabbings

Kenyatta Gibson hits out at PLP chairman

Report: Nurse shortage could hamper nation's development

Union gives COB till April to sign contract

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Traffic rules to be enforced during construction phase of one-way scheme for Baillou Road and Market Street
March 10, 2010
Traffic rules to be enforced during construction phase of one-way scheme for Baillou Road and Market Street

Officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force will be out in full force to ensure the smooth flow of traffic during the construction phase of the one-way system for Baillou Hill Road and Market Street confirmed Sergeant Garland Rolle of the Traffic Division.

“All uniformed police officers working on the island of New Providence will be involved with maintaining law and order in this area and for o...

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Business - Thu Mar 11
March 11, 2010
Business - Thu Mar 11

British Airways ready for strike

One in 10 loans unpaid

Straw Market foundation finished in a month

Public companies key factor in $176m deficit

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Tribune top stories - Wed Mar 24
March 24, 2010
Tribune top stories - Wed Mar 24

Atlantis employee claiming police brutality in court today

Lawmakers fail to debate marital rape law

Inagua feels earthquake aftershocks from Cuba

Frustrated resident wants to stop Beer Fest

Immigration officers frustrated by unfair work schedule

Anna Nicole's daughter will not receive any of $300m fortune

Minister: More investment needed in food production

Hollywood star in K...

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April 06, 2010
$200m for Bahamas contractors from Baha Mar

Baha Mar in $200m contractor bonanza Baha Mar has pledged to award all contracts for the $200 million first phase construction of its $2.6 billion Cable Beach redevelopment to Bahamian contractors, providing more than 250 jobs during the first 12 months of work, with some 3,300 locals set to gain work over the three-and-a-half year building phase.

Robert Sands, Baha Mar's senior vice-president ...

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American admits using Bahamas to hide funds
April 14, 2010
American admits using Bahamas to hide funds

A former client of international financial management firm UBS pled guilty to filing false tax returns and hiding assets in offshore accounts.

In Florida yesterday, Paul Zabczuk admitted to a Florida court that he failed to tell the US government about $529,000 in undeclared funds.

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Road improvement projects are a priority
April 15, 2010
Road improvement projects are a priority

Proper traffic management of the road improvement projects presently underway in New Providence is a priority for the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.

“We are conscientious of the fact that traffic needs to flow and that persons need to get to places where work is being done, so traffic management is a major component of this exercise,” said the Hon Neko C Grant.

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Rotary Donates Bloodmobile to the Bahamas Island Blood Mobile Destined to Save Lives
April 26, 2010
Rotary Donates Bloodmobile to the Bahamas Island Blood Mobile Destined to Save Lives

The two local blood banks at the Princess Margaret Hospital and Doctors Hospital in the Bahamas are the proud recipients of a new state of the art bloodmobile destined to travel around the Bahamas and family islands to collect blood donations and ultimately save lives. All of the blood collected from donations will be shared equally between the two local hospital blood banks

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Garage nightclub Bahamas murder
April 28, 2010
Garage nightclub Bahamas murder

Determination on some of the new applications for oil exploration licenses potentially worth billions of dollars, remain tied to negotiations with neighboring countries — including Cuba — over maritime boundaries, The Nassau Guardian has learned.

Last Friday, the government gazetted applications submitted by two petroleum groups seeking to explore parts of the northern and southern Bahamas.

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Credit scores coming to The Bahamas
May 04, 2010
Credit scores coming to The Bahamas

The Central Bank of the Bahamas governor has confirmed the regulator is targeting 2010 for major "progress" on implementing a Bahamian credit bureau, arguing that this will reduce borrowing costs and enhance access to credit for businesses/consumers with good track records.

Wendy Craigg, writing in the Central Bank's 2009 annual report, said: "Key areas for 2010 will include progress towards th...

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May 05, 2010
US oil spill 'may not affect contemplation of Bahamas exploration'

The oil spill spreading throughout the Gulf of Mexico may not affect government's contemplation of oil exploration applications in Bahamian waters, said Environment Minister Earl Deveaux.

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May 17, 2010
PMH readmission rate at 67 percent

Approximately 67 percent of patients who are discharged from Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) are readmitted on a regular basis because of lack of care once they arrive home, according to a nursing official.

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CDB delegates treated to a lively Bahamian welcome
May 18, 2010
CDB delegates treated to a lively Bahamian welcome

A Junkanoo performance, delicious local cuisine and warm Bahamian hospitality greeted delegates attending the 40th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).

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May 18, 2010
CDB has increased funds in its portfolio by 150 per cent

In a significant move that gives the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) more lending power, the CDB has announced a 150 per cent increase of funds in its portfolio.

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Bahamas Government signs 10,109.000 loan
May 18, 2010
Bahamas Government signs $10,109.000 loan

The signing of a loan of intent for infrastructure projects in two Family Islands supports The Bahamas Government’s “Family Islands Transport Sector Enhancement Project”, the Hon Zhivargo Laing, Minister of State for Finance and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) said

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Historic Jacaranda House to Play Host to Great Bahamian Seafood Wine Festival Opening Night
May 19, 2010
Historic Jacaranda House to Play Host to Great Bahamian Seafood & Wine Festival Opening Night

Seafood connoisseurs will have the chance to experience some of the island's finest cuisine, entertainment, wine and art at a unique historic landmark Friday, May 28 during the launch of the Great Bahamian Seafood & Wine Festival. Blending the old with the new, the gala event at Jacaranda House will simultaneously showcase the town's top culinary art and rich history. Some 500 guests are expected ...

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CDB has become a leader in national and regional economic policy, 	says Bank President
May 19, 2010
CDB has become a leader in national and regional economic policy, says Bank President

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has emerged more in the past two decades, as a leading institution in national and regional economic policy, said the Bank’s President Dr Compton Bourne

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Bahamian government set to sue as oil fears grow
May 20, 2010
Bahamian government set to sue as oil fears grow

As the likelihood of The Bahamas being affected by the gulf coast oil spill increases,

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Minister of State for Finance Laing concluded CDB held productive meeting
May 25, 2010
Minister of State for Finance Laing concluded CDB held productive meeting

Minister of State for Finance the Hon Zhivargo Laing concluded that the 40th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank was very productive.
Mr Laing served as Chairman of the Board and presided over the sessions held the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort on Cable Beach, from May 19 - 20, 2010.

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2010/2011 Budget Communication
May 26, 2010
2010/2011 Budget Communication

Mr. Speaker, this is the 33rd Budget Exercise in which I will have participated in this Parliament as an MP; the 14th as the Prime Minister and the 6th as Minister of Finance. Such extensive experience in this country’s fiscal affairs has enabled me to observe the many ebbs and flows of economic life in The Bahamas and the attempts by successive Ministers of Finance to grapple with them. I have ...

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2010/2011 Budget Debate - MP Kwasi Thompson
June 02, 2010
2010/2011 Budget Debate - MP Kwasi Thompson

This contribution is by far been one the most difficult communications I have ever presented to this Parliament. It has not been easy to absorb all that is in this budget and then to present my reasons to support it I will admit took some effort. I say this being painfully aware of the difficulties people are facing. I understand that more people are unemployed,

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June 02, 2010
Fees Payable by Retail Banks - PM's Budget Debate Contribution

MINISTRY OF FINANCE FEES PAYABLE BY RETAIL BANKS for 2009/2010 and 2010/2011.

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June 02, 2010
2010/2011 Budget Debate Contribution - Minister Earl Deveaux

commend the Rt. Honourable Prime Minister and his team for their leadership and competence in finalizing the budget.

I especially single out

The Prime Minister for continuing to engage every corner of The Bahamas as he seeks solutions to the challenges before us. I have never heard of a man having so many people and being so available. Contrary to the view expressed publicly. I know that ...

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2010/2011 Budget Debate Contribution - Minister Larry Cartwright
June 10, 2010
2010/2011 Budget Debate Contribution - Minister Larry Cartwright

Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour once again for me to make a presentation to this Honourable House relative to the national budget.

The book of Ecclesiastes records that "there is a time for everything and a season for every activity under heaven".

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Ground Broken for COB’s Graduate Business Centre
June 11, 2010

The College of The Bahamas reached another milestone on Thursday, June 10 when it broke ground for its Graduate Business Centre. The centre will be named after businessman and former College Council Chairman, Franklyn R. Wilson, the College’s largest individual donor. The centre’s main lecture theatre will bear the name of Royal Bank of Canada, the College’s largest corporate donor.

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Soon to be Sir Sol Kerzner
June 14, 2010
Soon to be Sir Sol Kerzner

Government House announced today that Her Majesty the Queen has graciously conferred honours on the under-mentioned persons for exemplary services to the country in the Birthday Honours List 2010

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June 14, 2010
Venture fund's $5m 'exhausted'

The Government-sponsored venture capital fund has exhausted the $5 million allocated to it to finance Bahamian entrepreneurs and small businesses, Tribune Business was told, its administrator suggesting that the annual $1 million allocation be "doubled" to meet demand.

Jerome Gomez, who is also a partner at the Baker Tilly Gomez accounting firm, said the Bahamas Entrepreneurial Venture Fund, wh...

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