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October 05, 2010
Exuma Business Outlook 2010 slated for October

Great Exuma, Bahamas - Under the theme "Restore Exuma: Sustainability there,
greater sustainability everywhere", the 5th Exuma Business
Outlook is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, October 27 on Great Exuma at
the beautiful Sandals at Emerald Bay. The organizers, TCL Group, promise an
intense review of the island's needs and potential and a look the island's
former glory of which few Bahamians...

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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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Bahamas close to 25 HIV/AIDS drop
July 15, 2010
Bahamas close to 25% HIV/AIDS drop

The Bahamas is "on track" to reduce HIV/AIDS among young people by 25 per cent this year, according to the United Nations HIV/AIDS program.

As a country that bears a "high burden" of HIV/AIDS prevalence compared with other countries globally - with around three percent

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August 26, 2010
Business Outlook slated for Abaco

THE ABACO Business Outlook 2010 is expected to focus on strengthening the island's economy through Entrepreneurship, Technology and Tradition

The forum, which is scheduled to take place on September 22 at New Vision Ministries in Marsh Harbour, will focus on social, government and tourism issues facing the island.

Already confirmed for the event are minister of tourism, Vincent Vanderpool-Wallac...

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October 27, 2010
'Punitive' airfares damaging Exuma

Exuma is an "underperforming asset" in the Bahamian tourism portfolio, hurt by the "almost punitive" air travel costs to the island, which see visitors pay some 250 per cent more to reach it from New York than they would to get to Nassau, the director-general of tourism said yesterday.

However, were this issue to be addressed and certain elements of the islands "polished up", the chain of cays ...

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Cuba competition on agenda for Caribbean conference
May 03, 2010
Cuba competition on agenda for Caribbean conference

Discussions on whether Cuba will become the top spot for tourism in the Caribbean are set for next week's Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference (CHTIC), where Tourism Minister Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace will make a presentation.

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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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August 15, 2010
J C Penney cuts outlook

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO

AP Retail Writer

NEW YORK (AP) -- J C Penney Co. cut its profit outlook for the rest of the year, a sign of jitters that Americans, still stinging from the recession and worried about jobs, aren't going to spend more any time soon.

The reduced outlook came Friday as Penney reported a second-quarter profit as it benefited from tight inventory controls and exclusive store-lab...

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September 08, 2010
Airlift's 'grim outlook' via 14.6 revenue fall

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

The Bahamas has been urged to postpone planned 2011 fee increases at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA), the major body representing the global airline industry warning this could threaten Nassau's "economic viability", especially given the "grim outlook" that saw ticket revenues from Bahamas-bound flights fall by 14.6 per cent during the first ...

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October 05, 2010
Exuma Business Outlook unveiled

The fifth Exuma Business Outlook Conference is set to take place on October 27 under the theme Restore Exuma: Sustainability there, greater sustainability everywhere.

The organizers, TCL Group, are promising an intense review of the island's needs and potential, and a look its former glory of which few Bahamians, even younger Exumians, may know little.

TCL's president, Joan Albury, said: "TCL wa...

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