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Live Performance Sunday by Standing Ovation Cast to Benefit Ranfurly
August 05, 2010
Live Performance Sunday by Standing Ovation Cast to Benefit Ranfurly

The young stars of Standing Ovation, this summer's hot musical movie that has topped charts and kept 'tween twitters tweeting, will perform live in Nassau on Sunday with proceeds benefiting the Ranfurly Homes for Children.

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August 03, 2010
(VIDEO) Welcome to Lifestyle - Welcome to Suffolk Court

Freeport, Bahamas -

Welcome to a

Bahamas
Destinations VIDEO tour of the luxurious waterfront residences at Suffolk
Court on Grand Bahama Island with host James Sarles and his Coldwell
Banker team.

Suffolk Court lies within the Freeport area, a 230 square mile tax free zone within Grand Bahama.

Only
96 miles long by 17 miles at its widest point; the Grand Bahama island
offers staggering ocean v...

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August 06, 2010
(TRAILER) Alliance Francaise des Bahamas CLUB CINE

CINE CLUB -

4, West Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas.

First Friday of every month at 6:30 pm at our office

4, West Bay Street,

see a

French movie in VO with English subtitles.

"Stupeur et Trembements" on

Friday,

August 6

, 2010 - 6:30 pm

 -

Société Générale Private Banking Building

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August 09, 2010
'We were like a real family...'

By BRENT STUBBS

Senior Sports Reporter

bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

DURING a decade and-a-half span that the Budweiser Eagles dominated the New Providence Softball Association's fast-pitch league, Tyrone Wood played a pivotal role.

Wood, known to many as 'Ron or Figure,' was a talented outfielder who hit the ball with consistency in helping the Eagles to win at least 10 NPSA titles and almost the ...

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August 12, 2010
Transitions - A Summation of phase one of The Universal Human Experience

Nassau, Bahamas - Experience
the lives of many through the eyes of one. Artist Kishan Munroe has
returned home after nearly two years of documenting life in the
Americas. This proud son of Bahamian soil will be presenting a unique
global perspective of his epic 16-month journey. Through his art he
tells the many and varied stories of human struggles and triumphs in the
hope of finding a comm...

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August 12, 2010
Tar Heels rout Giants 130-87 in Summer of Thunder College Scrimmages opener

By BRENT STUBBS

Senior Sports Reporter

bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

THE North Carolina Tar Heels and famed coach Roy Williams didn't have any mercy on the Bahamas Basketball Federation's national champions Commonwealth Bank Giants.

Playing in the opening game of the Summer of Thunder College Scrimmages on Wednesday night at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium, the Tar Heels clobbered the Giants 130-87.

T...

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August 16, 2010
Tar Heels crush Bahamas All-Star Team 123-86

THE North Carolina Tar Heels closed out their second trip to the Bahamas with another unbeaten exhibition series on Thursday night at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

Coming off their 130-87 rout over the Bahamas Basketball Federation's national champions Commonwealth Bank Giants on Wednesday night, the Tar Heels prevailed with a 123-86 decision over the Bahamas All-Star team.

It was the second ...

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August 18, 2010
Financial analyst society appoints new president

SONIA Beneby, manager of fiduciary investment services at the Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company (Bahamas), has been elected president of the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Society of the Bahamas (CFASB).

Awarded the CFA charter in 2006, Mrs Beneby has served on the Board of the non-profit professional society for investment professionals in several capacities.

The CFASB elected 10 other memb...

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August 22, 2010
Fidelity expects profits return in second half

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

FIDELITY Bank (Bahamas) expects to return to profitability in the 2010 second half after suffering a more than $900,000 reverse that pushed it into a $327,247 loss for the six months to June 30, its chief executive telling Tribune Business its loan arrears, as a percentage of the total portfolio, was some 4.4 percentage points better than industry average...

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August 23, 2010
Bank to 'address' broker concerns

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

SCOTIABANK (Bahamas) yesterday said it had "agreed to address" concerns raised by small Bahamian insurance brokers over its group homeowners arrangement with J. S. Johnson, its managing director telling Tribune Business the bank would be "toast" if just 10 per cent of its mortgage portfolio was uninsured when a major hurricane hit.

Barry Malcolm told thi...

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August 26, 2010
FirstCaribbean scoops Best Bank title

FirstCaribbean International Bank Bahamas has been awarded Best Bank in The Bahamas in the Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2010.

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August 24, 2010
Bank's 1.1m award upheld

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

A $1.11 million award in favour of the Bahamas Development Bank (BDB) has been upheld by the Court of Appeal, finding that the bidder to take over a 2,000 acre farming venture had "completely misunderstood" the fact the institution had no ability to grant Crown Land.

The appeal against the original Supreme Court verdict by Porky's Farms Ltd and Bernard D...

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August 25, 2010
Life after Life - New Works by Lavar Munroe

Nassau, Bahamas - For his solo exhibition entitled

'LIFE after LIFE', internationally
acclaimed artist 

Lavar Munroe will transform the walls of  the Central
Bank of The Bahamas into a suggestive environment which will examine
human existence; past, present and future. Beliefs and practices both
religious and secular, that have survived from generation to generation
make...

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August 26, 2010
The Central Bank Senior (Open) Category Competition Call for Works

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is proud to announce The Senior (Open)
Category Competition and Exhibition component of its

27th Annual Art
Competition and Exhibition to be held from Monday, 4 October to Friday,
29 October, 2010. The objectives of the competition are to identify,
recognize, and encourage Bahamian visual artists.

The theme for the 2010 Open Category is 'A MIGHTY PUSH FORWARD'...

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August 26, 2010
Rate cut's 40m 'wealth transfer'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

CUTTING the Bahamian Prime Rate will not stimulate the economy but merely "transfer wealth" from savers and pension funds to borrowers, a leading accountant told Tribune Business yesterday, with the Government spending its estimated $40 windfall on meeting existing obligations/reducing debt.

Countering calls for the Central Bank of the Bahamas to lower t...

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August 27, 2010
CDB retains top rating

By JAMMAL SMITH
Guardian Business Reporter
jammal@nasguard.com
More borrowing may be available to The Bahamas from the Caribbean Development Bank with the regional financial institution retaining its top rating from a globally known credit agency.
The bank, which provides funding for 27 countries in the Caribbean and around the world, kept its'Triple A'rating from Standard and Poor's(S&P)after the...

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August 29, 2010
Hubert A. Ingraham Prime Minister Farewell for Mr. Hillary Deveaux

When competent, well-trained Bahamian nationals win appointment to significant posts at international organizations and agencies, The Bahamas benefits. Such appointments expand our exposure, create new and increased opportunities to improve our influence in important places, and importantly, provide new role models for others of us to emulate.

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August 30, 2010
Life after Life - New Works by Lavar Munroe

Nassau, Bahamas - For his solo exhibition entitled

'LIFE after LIFE', internationally
acclaimed artist 

Lavar Munroe will transform the walls of  the Central
Bank of The Bahamas into a suggestive environment which will examine
human existence; past, present and future. Beliefs and practices both
religious and secular, that have survived from generation to generation
make...

read more »


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August 29, 2010
How Hilton's land parcels were freed from collateral

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

THE British Colonial Hilton's corporate ownership structure was altered through the creation of a new holding company to ensure that three parcels of undeveloped land near downtown Nassau were not encumbered as collateral when FirstCaribbean International Bank (Bahamas) refinanced the hotel's existing credit facilities, Tribune Business can reveal.

The N...

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August 29, 2010
BFSB seeking top graduate

THE Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) is looking to recognise an outstanding 2010 graduate from within the School of Business, College of the Bahamas (COB).

This initiative is a joint venture of BFSB, COB and the Central Bank of the Bahamas, in collaboration with the Professional Industry Association Working Group (PIAWG) - a representative body for the various financial services industry-r...

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September 02, 2010
Commonwealth Bank donates 250,000 worth of school supplies

For the fourth consecutive
year, Commonwealth Bank donated $250,000 worth of school supplies to
the Ministry of Education for public school students throughout The
Bahamas.  Minister of Education, The Honourable T. Desmond Bannister
thanked the executives of the bank for their commitment to education.
T. Baswell Donaldson, Commonwealth Bank's Chairman said that they were
happy to assist the f...

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September 02, 2010
Downtown Redevelopment Project begins Bank Lane court renovations in two weeks

Nassau, The Bahamas --
Criminal and civil court renovations are to begin in seven to 10 days
to organise the justice system in a central location at the Bank Lane
and East Street area.  The completed work will result in a total of nine
new criminal and civil courts, which should be finished within 42 weeks.
  

On September 1, the Ministry
of Works and the Office of the Attorne...

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September 03, 2010
'Chance' 20 per cent loan default mark reached

The Clearing Banks Association's (CBA) head yesterday told Tribune Business there was "a chance" commercial bank loan delinquencies could break the 20 per cent mark, adding that increasing uncertainties over the global economic recovery had prompted Bahamian institutions to extend their stress testing models "well into 2012".

Paul McWeeney, who is also Bank of the Bahamas International's managi...

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September 01, 2010
Hotel revenues increase 7.6 to beat 250m

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

TOTAL revenues earned by Nassau/Paradise Island hotels increased by 7.6 per cent to $250.6 million during the first seven months of 2010, the Central Bank of the Bahamas revealed yesterday, adding that the Bahamian tourism sector "expanded modestly" during the first half due to a "soft" recovery in its main US market.

Unveiling its report on monthly econ...

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September 01, 2010
Bank treats youngsters

SCOTIABANK (Bahamas) teamed up with the Department of Public Health to host a 'Day at the Zoo' treat for children from the latter's Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Unit.

The children enjoyed a day at the Ardastra Gardens and Zoo, where they were treated to a live performance by Derek Adams and Charlie the Yellow Bahamian.

Althea Turner-Neilly, the SCAN unit's coordinator, said: "At the SCAN un...

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September 07, 2010
The Central Bank Senior (Open) Category Competition Call for Works

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is proud to announce The Senior (Open)
Category Competition and Exhibition component of its

27th Annual Art
Competition and Exhibition to be held from Monday, 4 October to Friday,
29 October, 2010. The objectives of the competition are to identify,
recognize, and encourage Bahamian visual artists.

The theme for the 2010 Open Category is 'A MIGHTY PUSH FORWARD'...

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September 08, 2010
Commonwealth Bank lends a helping hand to The Ranfurly Homes for Children

Commonwealth Bank marked its commitment to supporting the local community by donating $10,000 in aid to the Ranfurly Homes for Children, and calling on its customers to join the campaign to assist the home by donating at any of its branches to a special "The Ranfurly Homes Love that Child " account .

According to William B. Sands Jr. the Bank's President and CEO,

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Minister of Health announces plans for Caribbean Wellness Day
September 10, 2010
Minister of Health announces plans for Caribbean Wellness Day

Minister of Health Dr the Hon Hubert Minnis announced that Caribbean Wellness Day will be observed on Saturday, September 11 in The Bahamas and other CARICOM member countries.

I am proud to announce that The Bahamas will once again join other countries within the region to observe Caribbean Wellness Day, Dr Minnis said during a during a press conference held just before Cabinet Ministers met ...

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Fifteenth Annual International Cultural Festival set for October 16-17
September 10, 2010
Fifteenth Annual International Cultural Festival set for October 16-17

The stage has been set for the 15th Annual International Cultural Festival in the Botanical Gardens from October 16 to 17, 2010.

Under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, the event will showcase the diverse culture of countries around the world from natives living in The Bahamas.

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September 11, 2010
FUN RUN/WALK TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR CHILDREN'S CANCER CARE

By REUBEN SHEARER

Tribune Staff Reporter

rshearer@tribunemedia.net

STAKEHOLDERS in the Bahamas have joined the RBC/RBTT's Caribbean-wide effort to raise $25,000 for the banking institution's children's cancer fund.

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) in the Bahamas and the Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (RBTT) said they want to raise money to assist young cancer patients and their families who c...

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