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Port CEO: 'Perfect storm' not port fees responsible for shipper pull-out
July 12, 2013
Port CEO: 'Perfect storm' not port fees responsible for shipper pull-out

The CEO of Arawak Cay Port Development company yesterday defended the company against accusations that its fees had forced a shipping operator out of the market to the detriment of the construction industry, claiming that the "story is much bigger and deeper" than port costs.

Meanwhile, contrary to claims that Crowley's decision to leave the Nassau market after 19 years would lead to increases ...

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February 07, 2014
Wahoo Smackdown IV on track to be best ever

ALICE TOWN, Bimini -- With a record of $90,000 in cash and prizes at stake and an anticipated 40 teams angling for some of that total, Smackdown IV hosted by the historic Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina, should make teams shout Wahoooooooo!
The tournament, scheduled for February 27 to March 1, features $10,000 for first place, $5,000 for second and $2,500 for third (a guarantee based on 35 b...

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March 12, 2014
'Ditch Digger' takes top team honors in Wahoo Smackdown IV tourney

ALICE TOWN, Bimini -- Anglers at the Wahoo Smackdown IV Tournament in Bimini found and slammed over 27 fish, with 'Ditch Digger', captained by Manny Legakis, claiming $6,500 including first place honors with 121.01 total pounds of Wahoo caught, and second place for 'Heaviest Fish'. In that category, 'Ditch Digger' was edged out by 'Fishless' out of Miami, Florida.
'Fishless' Captain Carolos Martin...

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More Sponsors Sign On For Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend 2015
November 27, 2014
More Sponsors Sign On For Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend 2015

Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure® and Marathon Bahamas slated for January 17-18. A leading energy company, a fast food chain, a major bank and two shipping companies are just the latest to sign on as sponsors of the 6th Annual Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend (SIRW) 2015...

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March 18, 2015
Caribbean must 'refresh and reinvent' in order to stay competitive with Asian cruise market

Caribbean destinations and cruise lines must "refresh and reinvent" their tourism product if they hope for the region to weather growing competition from the Asian cruise market following a two percent loss in global cruise industry market share last year, according to a panel of cruise line executives.

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October 23, 2015
Atlanta Bahamians Collect Items for Hurricane Joaquin Victims

Conch fritters, sky juice, and chicken in the bag were top sellers over the weekend as scores of Bahamians and friends of The Bahamas gathered to dine and donate for the Hurricane Joaquin victims.

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November 11, 2015
Wilson calls for 'quantum leap forward' on trade

Two trade missions are hitting Grand Bahama in the coming weeks, one from China and one from Houston, Texas, and as the business community on that island and in the wider country considers the question of international trade, chartered accountant and business mogul Franklyn Wilson said The Bahamas must take "a quantum leap forward".

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October 23, 2015
Atlanta 'Donate and Dine' event collects items for Hurricane Joaquin victims

ATLANTA, Georgia - Conch fritters, sky juice and chicken in the bag were top sellers as scores of Bahamians and friends of The Bahamas gathered recently to dine and donate for the Hurricane Joaquin victims.

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December 04, 2015
Cuba's dire need for foreign investment - part 2

Although Cuba recently created incentives for foreign investment, many investors are still uncomfortable about the potential risks of doing business in Cuba entails.

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Top entertainers to wow crowd at Komen Race for the Cure
January 07, 2016
Top entertainers to wow crowd at Komen Race for the Cure

Comedian ‘Naughty’ To Play Nice, But Says “Expect The Unexpected” One of the hottest comedians in the country and some of the most popular musical acts on the scene will take the stage next Saturday for a worthwhile cause...

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