Business

SickKids and Scotiabank Working to Help Children Fight Cancer

September 23, 2020

The SickKids-Caribbean Initiative (SCI), funded in part by Scotiabank, continues to improve access to health services for children in six Caribbean countries who are diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders...

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BPL 'can't plan against' recent power failures
BPL 'can't plan against' recent power failures

September 23, 2020

WORKS Minister Desmond Bannister yesterday blamed recent power outages in New Providence on bad weather and technical issues, saying such power failures are problems officials "can't plan against".

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Experts recommend heightened protocols for the healthy return of sailing

September 21, 2020

Healthy Sail Panel recommends 74 detailed steps to safeguard the health of
guests, crew and communities...

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BTC Lends Support to Abaco Grand Bahama Organizations
BTC Lends Support to Abaco & Grand Bahama Organizations

September 21, 2020

Churches and community organizations have substantially increased their efforts to support our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing groceries and other forms of relief.

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Bahamas is still key in Carnival's operations
Bahamas is still key in Carnival's operations

September 21, 2020

TWO new Carnival Cruise Line ships will call on The Bahamas over the next two years, company officials have told The Tribune...

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Scotiabank Bahamas Continues Investment in Technologies
Scotiabank Bahamas Continues Investment in Technologies

September 18, 2020

Further improvements planned for 2020...Scotiabank Bahamas says it will continue to invest in and promote the use of the latest banking technologies to provide greater convenience for customers and help minimize banking disruptions amid the ongoing health crisis...

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CFAL Donates Laptops to Students to Promote Social Media Financial Literacy Reading Series

September 16, 2020

Colina Financial Advisors Ltd. (CFAL) has donated laptops to four students as a part of its popular “CFAL Summer Reading” social media series...

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The Public's Turn to Vote for CIBC FirstCaribbean Unsung Frontline Heroes Across the Region

September 16, 2020

With close to 100 nominations received across the region, including 40 from The Bahamas, it is now your turn to help choose the FirstCaribbean Unsung Frontline Heroes in your community...

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San Salvador resort shut until Dec 2021
San Salvador resort shut until Dec 2021

September 16, 2020

THE reopening of Club Med's Columbus Isle Resort in San Salvador has been postponed until December 2021, dealing a massive blow to that island's economy...

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CBC Donates Over $130,000 Worth of Beverages to Community Groups

September 14, 2020

Caribbean Bottling Company Pledges Ongoing Support to COVID-19 Relief Efforts...Since early March, Bahamians around the entire country have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. And, as the nation continues to grapple with the virus, the Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC)...

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BPL restores power after outage on Sunday night
BPL restores power after outage on Sunday night

September 13, 2020

Bahamas Power and Light said all customers affected by Sunday night's power outage have had their power restored...

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BPL Restoration Efforts Underway
BPL Restoration Efforts Underway

September 11, 2020

Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. (BPL) reported the first customers have already been restored following an island-wide outage that occurred at 1:16PM. At that time, we experienced a problem that caused the six engines online at Station A to come offline all at once...

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BPL Confirms Island Wide Power Outage
BPL Confirms Island Wide Power Outage

September 11, 2020

BPL is aware that customers in New Providence are presently without power...

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Grand Bahama groups condemn power bill price hike
Grand Bahama groups condemn power bill price hike

September 11, 2020

A GROUP in Grand Bahama is criticising the island's power company for being "heartless" over its planned implementation of an electricity rate increase, due to take effect next month.

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BAHA MAR SCRAPS OCTOBER OPENING: Resort tells workers goal to launch next month not feasible
BAHA MAR SCRAPS OCTOBER OPENING: Resort tells workers goal to launch next month not feasible

September 11, 2020

The Government's tourism re-opening plans were yesterday dealt a major blow after Baha Mar told staff its October return was "not achievable" due to COVID-19 spikes here and in key US markets...

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Minister of Health Praises corporate, Partner Aliv

September 10, 2020

Minister of Health the Hon. Renward Wells praised the corporate aid that Aliv is providing the Ministry of Health in augmenting its contact tracing surveillance efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Doctors Hospital Reduces Price of RT-COVID-19 Testing for Domestic Travel
Doctors Hospital Reduces Price of RT-COVID-19 Testing for Domestic Travel

September 09, 2020

In coordination with the Office of The Prime Minister and recognizing the critical importance of inter-island travel to the economy of The Bahamas, especially in the Family Islands...

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Carnival unaware of its ships damaging seabed
Carnival unaware of its ships damaging seabed

September 09, 2020

A MAJOR cruise line has said it is unaware of any issues with its ships related to allegations of seabed and marine life damage caused by vessels sheltering in Bahamian waters near the Berry Islands.

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IDB Launches Pivot Movement to Strengthen Caribbean Innovation

September 07, 2020

Bahamians invited to participate in the search for new ideas on electromobility, digital transformation and re-imaging tourism...The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the Pivot Movement to harness the most innovative ideas for Caribbean development and create a plan for the future of the region. The Movement includes a crowdsourcing contest and an event...

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Scotiabank Donates $20,000 To Hands for Hunger

September 07, 2020

Scotiabank has donated $20,000 to support the efforts of local charity – Hands for Hunger – which has been working to alleviate the social and humanitarian impact of the COVID-19 crisis among thousands of Bahamians...

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