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Ethics In Leadership And Fraud Management
Ethics In Leadership And Fraud Management

September 27, 2021

The global issues we face today are multifaceted and interconnected, and they are becoming increasingly complex each day. Increasing economic inequality, racial discrimination, and geopolitical strain are all posing significant challenges to society. Simultaneously, the digital revolution is transforming the global economy, and these changes have profound effects on the way you live and work. Moreover, with an increase in fraud, fintech emergence and cybersecurity threats, the words “compliance” and “ethics” are often used interchangeably in regard to organizations doing what is best for their stakeholders

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Cloud Carib Returns as Gold Sponsor at Annual CTU Conference
Cloud Carib Returns as Gold Sponsor at Annual CTU Conference

September 27, 2021

For over three decades, The Caribbean Telecommunications Union - alongside Information and Communications Technology (ICT) stakeholders - has worked to foster an environment of collaboration designed to optimise the returns for its membership community. Each year, the CTU brings together the members of this diverse community for a week of activities and seminars dubbed ICT Week. In 2019, Cloud Carib, the region’s leading provider of cloud and managed services, joined the ranks of the organization, making its debut as event sponsor of the CTU’s ICT week of events and returning this year as a gold sponsor. For the 20 represented Caribbean countries that make up the union, this has meant access to resources and networking and opportunities with its member governments, telecommunication operators and regulators, technology companies, academia, regional and international ICT organizations, and civil society.

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Oasis entrepreneur with an eye for design reveals whats hot, whats not, whats in, whats out this season
Oasis entrepreneur with an eye for design reveals what’s hot, what’s not, what’s in, what’s out this season

September 24, 2021

Just when you thought you’d finally gotten the hang of everything going neutral comes news – colour is back in a big way, especially for splashes and special places.

So says the entrepreneur who founded Oasis, the trendy furniture, home décor and gift store with a prominent presence in Sandyport, West Bay Street.

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Comforting yet sweet
Comforting yet sweet

September 24, 2021

Three decades into opening its doors, Comfort Suites Paradise Island can take pride in remaining faithful to its vision of excellence in service, value and product to its guests. And it is celebrating its Pearl Anniversary all year with spectacular rates that locals are taking advantage of – including me, as I recently beelined it to the resort with relaxation on the mind for a staycation getaway.

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Thompson hails FNM work at turning the economy around
Thompson hails FNM work at turning the economy around

September 24, 2021

Former Minister of State for Finance Kwasi Thompson said yesterday that the Central Bank of The Bahamas’ (CBOB) recent Quarterly Economic Review confirmed that the former Minnis administration’s economic policies were having positive effects on the economy.

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BPL more than half of the way to 30 percent renewable inputs

September 24, 2021

The Bahamas is nearly 18 percent of the way to having 30 percent of the country's energy supplied by renewable energy, Bahamas Power and Light's (BPL) Director of Public Relations Quincy Parker said yesterday, adding though that there is still a lot of work to do.

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Coleby-Davis: We'll review Prospect Ridge
Coleby-Davis: We'll review Prospect Ridge

September 23, 2021

TRANSPORT and Housing Minister JoBeth Coleby-Davis said yesterday her ministry will review the former government's Prospect Ridge development project before it makes any decision relating to the housing programme.

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BTC PROVIDES BACK TO SCHOOL RELIEF FOR CHILDREN IMPACTED BY JENNY STREET FIRE
BTC PROVIDES BACK TO SCHOOL RELIEF FOR CHILDREN IMPACTED BY JENNY STREET FIRE

September 23, 2021

Nine children affected by the huge fire that destroyed several homes on Jenny Street earlier this year, were gifted with school supplies courtesy of BTC.

Senior Manager for Communications, Indira Collie said: “Our team is committed to supporting the communities that we serve and are always happy to have the opportunity to help those in need. Our Mall at Marathon team members were eager to help these residents and together donated gift certificates for the purchase of school shoes. The company in turn, stepped in and through the Department of Social Services provided laptops, tablets, school uniforms and school supplies to help to make back to school just a little bit easier for parents and students.”

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Health Minister tours the Rand Memorial Hospital as part of assessment of health care facilities nation-wide
Health Minister tours the Rand Memorial Hospital as part of assessment of health care facilities nation-wide

September 22, 2021

Newly appointed Minister of health and Wellness, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville says there is a need to improve the bed shortages at the Rand Memorial Hospital to ensure that local residents who access the Rand have favorable medical outcomes.

“We have to improve the image; we have to improve the quality of health care delivery and we need to ensure that Grand Bahamians feel comfortable to come to the Rand Memorial Hospital without fear of being exposed to any form of infectious disease,” he said.

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Preparing for retirement is still important in a post covid world
Preparing for retirement is still important in a post covid world

September 22, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Let’s be real, retirement is a luxury everyone can’t afford, but to those that want to and can, prepare for retirement, should start now!

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'First order of business is to stabilize revenue'
'First order of business is to stabilize revenue'

September 21, 2021

The new minister of economic affairs, Senator Michael Halkitis, yesterday said his ministry's first order of business will be to assess the current state of the country's finances and seek to stabilize the economy.

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Grand Bahama's reverse osmosis plant hits another snag

September 21, 2021

A shipping mishap has further delayed the Grand Bahama Utility Company’s (GBUC) completion on its Reverse Osmosis (RO) facility, a press statement on the matter explained.

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World's third largest crypto exchange opens in The Bahamas eyes expansion

September 21, 2021

The country’s first company registered with the Securities Commission of The Bahamas (SCB) as a digital asset exchange, FTX Digital Markets, officially opened its office yesterday, another milestone for a company set to do just under $1 billion in revenue this year, its founder Sam Bankman-Fried, told Guardian Business yesterday.

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'The rights of workers need to be addressed'

September 21, 2021

WITH a new Minister of Tourism in office, the president of the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union said workers' rights in general are important issues that need to be addressed.

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FxPro Invests a further 12M in a new Regional Headquarters in The Bahamas
FxPro Invests a further $12M in a new Regional Headquarters in The Bahamas

September 20, 2021

Globally renowned financial services holding company FxPro Group Limited is pleased to announce that it has broken ground for a new $12+ million-dollar office building at Lyford Cay. The ceremonial groundbreaking will be performed by John Rolle, Governor of The Central Bank of The Bahamas and Christina Rolle, Executive Director of the Securities Commission of The Bahamas, along with Nick Wright of FxPro Global Markets and Andrew Pike, BankPro Bahamas.

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The Bahamas Receives 20 Nominations for Caribbean Journal Travelers Choice Awards 2021
The Bahamas Receives 20 Nominations for Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards 2021

September 20, 2021

The world-renowned beauty and signature vacation experience offered by The Islands of The Bahamas have been commended for recognition at the upcoming Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards 2021. From luxury resorts to pristine beaches, the country’s natural beauty and hospitality have captured the attention of readers of the Caribbean Journal.

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Bahamas downgraded to junk
Bahamas downgraded to junk

September 20, 2021

Sovereign credit ratings agency Moody's action to downgrade The Bahamas to Ba3 from Ba2 with a negative outlook on Friday was not at all surprising, CFAL President Anthony Ferguson said yesterday, adding that he believed the action would have been made earlier had it not been for last week's general election.

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Simon Wilson returns as financial secretary

September 20, 2021

Financial Secretary Simon Wilson, who was placed on leave under the Minnis administration, has returned to his position at the Ministry of Finance, Guardian Business can confirm.

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CFAL head: IMF debt program may not be helpful in the long term
CFAL head: IMF debt program may not be helpful in the long term

September 20, 2021

While an International Monetary Fund (IMF) debt restructuring program may make it easier for the government to make the tough decisions it needs to, it may not be as helpful in the long term, CFAL President Anthony Ferguson said yesterday.

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AML sees sales and net profit declines in first quarter results

September 20, 2021

AML Foods Limited has faced a sales slump year-on-year and net profit decline, according to company Chairman Franklyn Butler's quarter one 2022 report, but he explained that those numbers are in line with the company's projections and were ahead of 2019 numbers.

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