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March 09, 2011
Credit union

Around 1,000 new accounts were opened at the National Workers Co-operative Credit Union (NWCCU) in the last year, buoyed by increases in customers likely turned away by the larger, risk-averse lending institutions.
That’s growth of around 18 percent, said its Chief Executive Officer Alfred Poitier, coming in the midst of what has been some of the tightest economic times in the country.
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July 29, 2019
The Prime Minister Urges Credit Unions to Empower the Poor

He was addressing the World Council of Credit Unions and Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions Conference at Atlantis Ballroom, Paradise Island on Sunday, July 29, 2019.

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July 29, 2019
Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Addressed International Credit Union Organizations at Atlantis

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis addressed the Official Opening Ceremony of the World Council of Credit Unions and Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions’ Conference at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Sunday evening, July 28, 2019.

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October 01, 2018
DPM: "Credit Union, safe and practical way to explore financial possibilities"

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest says that based on what he has seen over the years, he can affirm that the credit union concept is a safe and practical way for Bahamians to explore financial possibilities...

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September 28, 2018
Credit union opens marketplace branch

DEPUTY Prime Minister Peter Turnquest this week opened the Grand Bahama Cooperative Credit Union's newest branch office in the Port Lucaya Marketplace.He said the company's decision to open a second branch signals not only an expansion for the compan

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November 14, 2011
50 Deliquencies Deter Credit Unions on Microfinance

BAHAMIAN credit unions "must look at" getting back into microfinance lending, a leading executive said yesterday, having recoiled from the sector due to high loan delinquencies that at one point exceeded 50 per cent of the portfolio.

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July 13, 2014
Credit union liquidation drags on as former members express frustration

A former member of the Cat Island Co-operative Credit Union Ltd. (CICCUL) has expressed frustration at continued delays in the union's liquidation, claiming that little progress has been made in nearly a year.
A former CICCUL member and advisory board member of the union's proposed Eleuthera branch told Guardian Business that he had invested over $30,000 in life savings in the union and had still ...

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Renaming of the Public Workers’ Co-Operative Credit Union Building In Honour of Arlington L. Miller
April 11, 2011

Renaming of the Public Workers’ Co-Operative Credit Union Building In Honour of Arlington L. Miller

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October 29, 2015
Draft uniformed bylaws for credit unions floated by CBOB

Since assuming responsibility for credit unions in June 2015, The Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) has floated five draft risk management guidelines plus draft uniformed bylaws for industry consultation.

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October 21, 2015
Pensions funds, credit unions among target investors for HoldingCo

While Cable Bahamas Ltd. (CAB) has won the spectrum auction and must now satisfy the final preconditions for licensing, the Cellular Liberalization Task Force (CLTF) said the process has now begun that may end with cooperative credit unions, public and private pension funds owning a piece of the holding company that will own the company that gets the second mobile license.

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