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Bahamas Waste Goes Cashless
Bahamas Waste Goes Cashless

October 03, 2022

Bahamas Waste, the country’s most trusted waste management company is going cashless. This new phase of the company’s operations takes effect on December 1, 2022, providing an added layer of convenience for Bahamas Waste customers.

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Saxons Superstars More Than Music With Water Suppliers Support
Saxons Superstars More Than Music With Water Supplier’s Support

September 29, 2022

Amidst excitement for the return of Junkanoo parades this year, the Saxons Superstars group is continuing its mission to grow and develop beyond the shack. With ongoing community service initiatives and youth mentorship in the areas of sports, education and cultural enrichment, the group is calling on philanthropic individuals and organizations for support.

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BTCs New CEO Pays Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Davis
BTC’s New CEO Pays Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Davis

September 29, 2022

Sameer Bhatti, the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis at the Office of the Prime Minister earlier this month.

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CBS Bahamas reminds customers to take advantage of price match guarantee
CBS Bahamas reminds customers to take advantage of price match guarantee

September 28, 2022

CBS Bahamas, the largest home improvement retailer and architectural product distributor in The Bahamas, continues to set itself apart from other local retailers by delivering top-tier products, accessibility, and services.

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BTC Hires 25 New Contact Center Team Members
BTC Hires 25 New Contact Center Team Members

September 28, 2022

With just a week in office, BTC’s CEO,Sameer Bhatti has made a bold decision to hire an additional twenty-five new employees. Thenew employees will staff the company’s contact center.

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COTTON BAY ANNOUNCES LEAD DESIGNERS FOR RITZ-CARLTON RESERVE IN ELEUTHERA
COTTON BAY ANNOUNCES LEAD DESIGNERS FOR RITZ-CARLTON RESERVE IN ELEUTHERA

September 28, 2022

“After an intense and comprehensive search of the world’s best design and architectural firms, we have selected ABAX Architects, an award-winning design firm, headquartered in Mexico City, as the lead designers for our project,” announced Daniel Zuleta, CompanyManager for Cotton Bay Holdings Ltd.

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Mandara Spa at Atlantis wins Haute Grandeur Global Excellence Award for best spa in North America
Mandara Spa at Atlantis wins Haute Grandeur Global Excellence Award for best spa in North America

September 27, 2022

Having long been in a class of its own in The Bahamas, Mandara Spa at Atlantis Paradise Island has taken its rightful place among the world’s best, winning the 2022 Haute Grandeur Global Excellence Award for the best spa in North America.

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SANDALS Sweeps World Travel Awards for Caribbean 29th Consecutive Year
SANDALS Sweeps World Travel Awards for Caribbean 29th Consecutive Year

September 27, 2022

The first time Adam Stewart donned a tuxedo and accompanied his father, the late Butch Stewart, to an awards ceremony, he was 13 years old and it was the 1994 World Travel Awards gala. It was the first time the now globally sought-after awards were handed out and the young Stewart beamed as his father was called to the stage.

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Cornèr Bank Overseas Limited Presents Legedary Freediver, Author Motivational Speaker
Cornèr Bank Overseas Limited Presents Legedary Freediver, Author & Motivational Speaker

September 27, 2022

Passion, perseverance and humility, just a few of the words that seem to define Umberto Pelizzari, an Italian freediver, widely considered among the best of all time.

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HG Christie CAB Gallery launch 'This Island of Mine' Art Competition
HG Christie & CAB Gallery launch 'This Island of Mine' Art Competition

September 27, 2022

A new partnership between the country’s oldest real estate firm and one of the country’s premier art galleries will mean a sizeable cash prize and notoriety for a few lucky budding artists. The collaboration is the latest element of HG Christie’s ongoing centennial celebrations.

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PMH Dialysis Unit Gets Boost with Donation of 6 New Machines
PMH Dialysis Unit Gets Boost with Donation of 6 New Machines

September 27, 2022

The Princes Margaret Hospital (PMH) Dialysis Unit received a significant boost as it officially took possession of six (6) donated dialysis machines on Wednesday.

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BFN urges Bahamians to pay attention to hunger crisis
BFN urges Bahamians to pay attention to hunger ‘crisis’

September 26, 2022

Bahamas Feeding Network (BFN) director, Mario Carey, is making an urgent plea to the public to pay attention to the hunger crisis that many face in The Bahamas.

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Information Security or Cybersecurity
Information Security or Cybersecurity?

September 26, 2022

In the last five years, the increase in breaches, ransomware, legislation, and third-party requirements have compelled executives outside of the security organisation to recognise the importance of comprehensive information security (infosec) and cybersecurity strategy. Consequently, budgets have increased significantly, resulting in high demands for security, privacy, and other risk professionals from the boardroom to the front line

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Astec Asphalt Plant Commissioned by Minister of Works and Utilities
Astec Asphalt Plant Commissioned by Minister of Works and Utilities

September 22, 2022

Bahamix’s new Astec Asphalt Plant is expected to improve the company’s credibility and reliability to its customers.

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New Industrial Contract for Middle Managers at University of The Bahamas
New Industrial Contract for Middle Managers at University of The Bahamas

September 21, 2022

Middle managers at University of The Bahamas (UB) now have a new industrial agreement governing their terms and conditions of employment, with UB signing the contract with the Public Managers Union (PMU) during a press conference held on Tuesday 20th September.

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Cibc FirstCaribbean Finances Sustainability Linked Debt Conversion For Marine Conservation On Behalf Of The Government Of Barbados
Cibc FirstCaribbean Finances Sustainability Linked Debt Conversion For Marine Conservation On Behalf Of The Government Of Barbados

September 21, 2022

CIBC FirstCaribbean and Credit Suisse as joint lead arrangers have successfully closed the recently announced USD146.5 million Government of Barbados Dual Currency Facility (USD Blue Bond /BBD Blue Loan).

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Companies join Corporate Character Day Bahamas to foster connections while having fun
Companies join Corporate Character Day Bahamas to foster connections while having fun

September 20, 2022

The first Corporate Character Day (CCD) Bahamas program recently kicked off with the participation of a dozen large and medium-size companies and agencies. Nineteen days of character development activities leading up to Character Day Bahamas on October 19, 2022, will spread engagement and excitement throughout The Bahamas.

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BTC Appoints New CEO
BTC Appoints New CEO

September 20, 2022

BTC is pleased to announce the appointment of Sameer Bhatti to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Bhatti, a Bahamian national, joins the company from Comcast where he spent the past ten years as an executive in commercial and channel development roles. Prior to that, he held senior positions at Juniper Networks and Verizon in the United States.

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 Bahamian joins KPM Franklins engineering team in Orlando
Bahamian joins KPM Franklin’s engineering team in Orlando

September 20, 2022

Bahamian Dominic McFall has joined KPM Franklin’s engineering firm in Orlando as a project manager.

The company provides civil engineering, land surveying, planning and landscape architecture services to retail, single family and multi-family residential clients, healthcare, hospitality, theme park, office, industrial/warehouse and multi-use development markets.

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BSGC subsidiary secures initial funding for nearly half Exumas 60M road project
BSGC subsidiary secures initial funding for nearly half Exuma’s $60M road project

September 20, 2022

Bahamas Striping Group of Companies (BSGC) announced today [Tues., Sept. 20, 2022] its subsidiary, Caribbean Pavement Solutions has signed an agreement with the Jamaica-based Sygnus Credit Investments Limited (SCI), to fund up to US$25 million of the $60 million road improvement project slated for Exuma.

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