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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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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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April 09, 2015
Senate Contribution by Senator, the Hon. Allyson Maynard Gibson QC Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs on The Bahamas Co-operative Credit Unions Bill

Madam President,

I am delighted to once again be able to stand in this very special place in order to lend support to the important work that we are doing on behalf of the Bahamian people...

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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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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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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 05, 2015
Freeport Office of the Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union Opens

The work of cooperatives in Grand Bahama received high praise from Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville

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