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June 08, 2021
Hiring casual workers causing 'crisis' in GB

THE mass employment of casual workers is a "major crisis" in Grand Bahama, according to trade union leader Kirk Russell, who accused the government of being a big participant.

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Heartbreak for restaurant staff
May 26, 2020
Heartbreak for restaurant staff

Twelve years ago, Abdul Johnson began his employment at Luciano’s restaurant as a dishwasher, but he said he had ambition and no intention of spending the rest of his life washing dishes.

He watched the chefs and the cooks as they went about their jobs, and in his fourth year, he asked the chef to give him an opportunity to be a cook. Since that fourth year, Johnson has cooked at the restaura...

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January 30, 2017
Fitzgerald: Rubis saga won't impact election bid

Marathon MP Jerome Fitzgerald does not expect the Rubis controversy that attracted negative publicity for him in 2015 to hurt his chances of re-election this year.
The government took more than a year to make public a 2014 Black & Veatch report on a gas leak from the Rubis service station on Robinson Road that warned of possible health risks to people who live and work in the area.
The report was ...

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June 09, 2017
State-owned entities sucking the lifeblood out of the economy

Dear Editor,

The privatization of Bahamasair and any other state-owned entity sucking the lifeblood out of the economy should be given top priority.
Bahamasair in its present form will never break even.
During the new budget cycle, the Bahamian taxpayer will be required to inject $15 million into the bankrupt airline just to keep it aloft for another year (more if it can't delay principal repayme...

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July 30, 2016
A lost government

According to news reports, The Bahamas has been put on notice that its sovereign debt is likely to be downgraded probably to junk bond status very soon.

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October 29, 2015
Skills coach: Employers must stop trapping workers

Local employers must do more to encourage skills development and combat the "prevalent mentality" of relegating certain employees to "lifers" within set positions, a corporate trainer and certified business coach has urged.

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October 28, 2015
New Training Partnership to Address Skills Gap in Tourism

Local training and staff development company Skills Bahamas Employment Agency (SBEA) yesterday announced a new partnership with a U.S. hospitality institute aimed at addressing and narrowing the skills gaps in The Bahamas' tourism sector and reducing hoteliers' dependence on foreign workers as new tourism developments come on stream.

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December 23, 2014
Cuba's new investment law opens up economy

Cuba passed a foreign investment law earlier this year, and the relaxation of some - very few - restrictions on travel and commerce between the U.S. and Cuba, coupled with the resumption of diplomatic ties as perhaps a prelude to dropping the embargo, has brought the law back to the consciousness of those in the investment sector.
The law's effect has been to draw interest from industrialized coun...

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December 05, 2013
Pro basketball camp set for January at Kendal Isaacs

Another avenue has just been created for local basketball players aspiring to play on the professional level.
A partnership with the American Basketball League (ABL), Capital City Marketing and the Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) is being described as a "marriage made in heaven", something long overdue in the country for talented players who are usually overlooked or never get any exposure.
El...

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Civil service jobs will remain safe
February 17, 2021
Civil service jobs will remain safe

THE government does not plan to send public servants home to reduce public expenditure given the economic fallout from the pandemic, Public Service and National Insurance Minister Brensil Rolle said.

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