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February 04, 2015
The grand deception - part 1

The failure of the economy of Grand Bahama remains a mystery to most people and the question is often asked as to how one of the largest islands in The Bahamas, situated only 85 miles and 45 minutes away from the largest economy in the world, with an extensive modern infrastructure, a deep water harbor, thousands of acres of land, abundant fresh water and miles upon miles of the most beautiful, un...

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December 22, 2014
In nomine patri

This column first appeared in The Nassau Guardian on July 2, 2012.
"The influence of the Catholic Church is woven into the very tapestry of our national life, often in ways we do not readily see." - Sir Arthur Foulkes

As I sat in St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral during my father's funeral two weeks ago, surrounded by family and friends, I was compelled to reflect on the extraordinary and progressi...

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September 05, 2013
Conference to promote Chinese-Bahamas business ties

On the heels of a recent trip to China to strengthen ties, the Bahamas China Friendship Association has announced that it will host a conference next year on "Doing Business in China" to help Bahamian businesses set up business relations with the Asian giant...

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March 22, 2013
East To Meet West At Invest Caribbean Now 2013

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. March 22, 2013: Chinese businesses looking at investment opportunities in the Caribbean are coming to the Avalon Partners Invest Caribbean Now power forum in New York City this June, set for the Radisson Martinique Hotel in New York City.

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November 05, 2012
Bahamas 'Doesn't Deserve' Freedom Ranking

The Bahamas ranks 40th out of 144 countries on the latest Economic Freedom of the World Index, placing well ahead of its Caribbean counterparts.

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August 03, 2012
Expert to Lead Nassau Seminar Thursday

The statistics are alarming. Businesses, banks, insurance companies, telecoms, utilities, government departments and enterprises that handle funds or sell services are as vulnerable as retailers to fraud and theft, but suffer even more in accidental overpayments, together causing losses of up to 6% annually.
But until recently, uncovering that type of fraud among service providers was much ha...

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July 02, 2012
In Nomine Patri

"The influence of the Catholic Church is woven into the very tapestry of our national life, often in ways we do not readily see."
- Sir Arthur Foulkes
As I sat in St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral during my father's funeral two weeks ago, surrounded by family and friends, I was compelled to reflect on the extraordinary and progressive contributions that the Catholic Church has made in The Bahamas ove...

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July 24, 2012
Symptai Consulting to hold workshop on Thursday

The statistics are alarming. Businesses, banks, insurance companies, telecoms, utilities, government departments and enterprises that handle funds or sell services are as vulnerable as retailers to fraud and theft, but suffer even more in accidental overpayments, together causing losses of up to six percent annually.
But until recently, uncovering that type of fraud among service providers was muc...

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March 22, 2012
IDB helps in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in The Bahamas

The Ministry of Finance has finalised an agreement with the Inter-American
Development Bank (IDB) to finance the technical cooperation component
for the preparation of the policy and institutional framework for the development of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in The Bahamas.This agreement represents a financial contribution of $430,000 through Compete Caribbean which will be disbur...

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January 21, 2012
Religious freedom

Dear Editor,
 
Regarding the Hosanna Tabor U.S. Supreme Court ruling, January 11, 2012:  Religious liberty 9, President Obama 0.
I commend the U.S. Supreme Court for unanimously ruling that religious bodies can and should set their own standards for hiring ministers, free from government interference. 

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