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June 23, 2010
Broker blasted for supervision failing

A Securities Commission disciplinary panel has fined CFAL, the broker/dealer arm of the former Colina Financial Group (CFG), $10,000 after finding it breached the Securities Industry Act's regulations by failing to properly supervise a former employee who effected an improper share trading scheme involving Commonwealth Bank stock.

The three-man panel, whose decision has been obtained by Tribune...

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Minister says Bright Future for Bahamian Competitive Swimming
June 25, 2010
Minister says Bright Future for Bahamian Competitive Swimming

Acting Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture and Minister of Education the Hon. Desmond Bannister said, on June 24, 2010, that the future of competitive swimming in The Bahamas continues to look “very, very promising.”

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Scientific expedition at Cay Sal Bank comes to end
June 28, 2010
Scientific expedition at Cay Sal Bank comes to end

The HMBS Nassau is due to return to Prince George Wharf Saturday marking the end of a six-day scientific expedition to the Cay Sal Bank.

Experts from the Bahamas National Trust (BNT), Department of Marine Resources and the College of the Bahamas (COB) will return with sand and air samples to be tested for oil contamination from the Gulf of Mexico spill as well as added knowledge about the diver...

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Minister Lauds Bahamas Hosting of International Chess Tournament
June 28, 2010
Minister Lauds Bahamas Hosting of International Chess Tournament

Acting Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture and Minister of Education the Hon. Desmond Bannister said, on June 25, 2010, the sport of Chess has positively impacted both the reputation of The Bahamas internationally, and the lives of countless individuals, who by virtue of their love and commitment to the advancement of the sport, have evidenced the many testimonies within his Ministry’s archives

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Andros children aiming to turn crabs into computers
July 08, 2010
Andros children aiming to turn crabs into computers

MANGROVE CAY, Andros - An island administrator in has rolled out an innovative

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July 13, 2010
Statement on Passing of John Kenning - Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham

My colleagues and I were saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. John Kenning, O.B.E. just five months following the passing his late wife Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) Kelly Kenning O.B.E.

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Executives of CITIBank paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister
July 16, 2010
Executives of CITIBank paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister

Senior executives of CITIBank paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham at the Cabinet Office on Thursday, July 15, where Mr. Ingraham was brought up to to speed on the plans to celebrate 50 years of the bank's presence in The Bahamas. The Prime Minister was also apprised of the Bank's commitment to the country's economy moving forward. Pictured from left are: Valentino Gallo, Margare...

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Marketing workshop for Bahamian artisans
July 26, 2010
Marketing workshop for Bahamian artisans

A week-long export marketing and development workshop for Bahamian artisans opened at the Wyndham Nassau Resort on Monday

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July 30, 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 02, 2010
Minister of Education speaks at the Royal Bank of Canada Summer Arts Workshop

Nassau, Bahamas -

Minister of Education
the Hon. T. Desmond Bannister is pictured speaking at the Royal Bank
of Canada Summer Arts Workshop closing ceremony and presentations 
at the Mall at Marathon on Friday, July 30, 2010.  

(BIS Photos: Derek
Smith)

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August 04, 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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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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