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Scotiabank Makes Further Changes in Operations to Assist Containment of the COVID-19 Virus
Scotiabank Makes Further Changes in Operations to Assist Containment of the COVID-19 Virus

April 01, 2020

Scotiabank has made changes to its branch operations in an effort to protect customers and staff against the threat of the COVID 19 virus. The Bank will close some of its branches for the next 2 weeks as part of its business continuity planning...

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PUBLIC NOTICE: The Clearing Bank's Association

April 01, 2020

The Clearing Bank's Association-Mystery Shopping Scam Part 1

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Mortgage Payment Deferral Plan for Mortgagors Negatively Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 01, 2020

The Bahamas Mortgage Corporation has agreed to provide a three month loan payment deferral plan for its mortgagors who have been negatively impacted...

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BPL suspends disconnections

April 01, 2020

Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) has suspended disconnections throughout the emergency orders, BPL CEO Whitney Heastie confirmed today...

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Department of Inland Revenue, Real Property Tax Discount Deadline Updated

March 31, 2020

The deadline for application of the 10% discount on RPT paid in full has been extended from March 31 to April 15, 2020...

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Scotiabank announces details on Customer Assistance Program for customers affected by COVID-19 pandemic
Scotiabank announces details on Customer Assistance Program for customers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

March 31, 2020

As the Bahamas copes with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are here to help our customers and provide flexible financial solutions to meet their individual needs. As announced previously, Scotiabank will offer assistance to customers impacted by COVID-19...

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Former Chamber of Commerce Exec Offers Free Classes To Teach Others To Start Online Business During COVID Pandemic

March 31, 2020

Nationwide… A former Chamber of Commerce executive and internationally-known business trainer is encouraging people to use their time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic to create their own businesses, especially virtually...

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The Government and NIB Design Temporary Programme for Self-Employed who Rely on the Tourism Industry

March 30, 2020

Due to forces entirely beyond their control, thousands of self-employed people who rely on the flow of cruise ship and stopover visitors, are now unable to make a living over the next few weeks Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest said...

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More than 600 businesses apply for 14 million in loans

March 30, 2020

Peter Turnquest.To date 616 businesses have requested a total of $14.88 million from the government's Business Continuity Program for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest revealed today...

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Government expands unemployment assistance

March 30, 2020

Peter Turnquest.The government has expanded its unemployment assistance program to cover self-employed people outside the tourism sector, Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said in the House of Assembly this morning....

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Disconnections to be suspended until March 31
Disconnections to be suspended until March 31

March 26, 2020

BAHAMAS Power and Light (BPL) will immediately suspend disconnections until March 31...

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Business dilemma - how long can we survive
Business dilemma - how long can we survive

March 26, 2020

The Government was yesterday urged to strike "a happy medium" in its battle against COVID-19 amid fears that an extended lockdown could "completely destroy the Bahamian economy"...

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Atlantis' Lights Out Until May 15
Atlantis' Lights Out Until May 15

March 26, 2020

ATLANTIS' announcement yesterday that the resort will close until May 15 signals a "rough ride" economically for the country, Tourism Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar told The Tribune, adding he suspected the extended time frame was due to global uncertainty over COVID-19...

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Families Delay Laying Loved Ones To Rest

March 26, 2020

MAJOR funeral homes across the country are seeing an increase of families either cancelling or postponing memorial services because of the COVID-19 pandemic, president of the Bahamas Funeral Directors Association Kirsch Ferguson said yesterday...

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Bahamians Borrowers Impacted by COVID-19 To Get Three Month Break on Loans Payments with Banks & Credit Unions

March 24, 2020

~Business and consumer loans ...Loan Accounts must be in good standing to benefit...

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BTC keeps Customers, Families and Businesses connected during COVID-19
BTC keeps Customers, Families and Businesses connected during COVID-19

March 24, 2020

BTC stands firm in its commitment to keep customers, families and businesses connected during the COVID-19 crisis. The company has increased broadband speeds at no additional cost, introduced a virtual store, added double data to mobile plans, providing twenty-three free television channels for a limited time and is continuing installations and repairs, all in an effort to keep the country connected...

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CORONAVIRUS: Bahamasair to suspend operations
CORONAVIRUS: Bahamasair to suspend operations

March 23, 2020

BAHAMASAIR last night announced it was suspending operations in the wake of the government's latest coronavirus regulations...

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Government provides Business Continuity Loan Program for Small Businesses
Government provides Business Continuity Loan Program for Small Businesses

March 23, 2020

Through the Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre, the Government of The Bahamas has allocated $20 million to assist small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak...

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Ardastra Closes Infinitely
Ardastra Closes Infinitely

March 23, 2020

Ardastra Gardens and Wildlife Conservation Centre announced Monday, March 23, its indefinite closure to the public in an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19...

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Exempted Businesses and Undertakings (No. 2) - COVID-19 Emergency

March 23, 2020

Exempted Businesses and Undertakings (No. 2) - COVID-19 Emergency

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