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February 15, 2016
Insurance brokers' rep queries NHI drug plan

Bahamas Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) President Felicia-Antoinette Knowles has reacted with skepticism to the confirmation that the National Prescription Drug Program (NPDP) - currently administered through the National Insurance Board (NIB) - will be phased out as the government's National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme rolls in.

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December 21, 2015
Insurance brokers rep queries place in NHI scheme

Bahamas Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) President Felicia Knowles told Guardian Business yesterday that, after meeting with the government's National Health Insurance (NHI) team last week, it is clear that the government envisions no place in the NHI scheme for the hundreds of agents and brokers who work in the private health insurance industry.

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January 04, 2012
INSURANCE BROKERS: OVER 25 TO 'FALL OFF'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

MORE than 25 per cent of all existing Bahamian insurance brokers and agents are unlikely to be licensed under the new Act governing the sector, the Insurance Commission told Tribune Business yesterday.

Arvind Baghel, the regulator's head of insurance supervision, confirmed to this newspaper that around 25 of the existing 85 insurance brokers and agents -...

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December 12, 2011
BROKERS 'CUT OUT' OF HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE MARKET

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

THE outgoing Bahamas Insurance Brokers Association's (BIBA) president has again complained that ties between commercial banks and large brokers are "cutting everyone else out" of the homeowners insurance market, with such arrangements proving "unfair" to consumers.

Vaughn Culmer, head of Vaughn Culmer & Associates, whose term as BIBA head expires at year...

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August 19, 2020
Normal operating hours for commercial banks, insurance companies and brokers and agents

The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that commercial banks, insurance companies and brokers and agents have been permitted to operate from 8am to 5pm...

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August 19, 2020
Normal Operating Hours For Commercial Banks, Insurance Companies, Brokers And Agents

The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that commercial banks, insurance companies and brokers and agents have been permitted to operate from 8am to 5pm, as needed, to allow residents to make the necessary preparations for a developing weather system...

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CGI Donates 15,000 to PHA
June 12, 2020
CGI Donates $15,000 to PHA

The Colonial Group International (CGI) family of companies has donated fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) to the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) to help in the fight against Coronavirus...

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Families File Lawsuits Over Dorian Insurance Payouts
March 11, 2020
Families File Lawsuits Over Dorian Insurance Payouts

LAWSUITS have been filed against insurance companies in Freeport over their alleged failure to make proper payment for insurance claims filed over property damage associated with Hurricane Dorian...

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August 20, 2014
Bahamian woman in London insurance 'first'

A Bahamian insurance broker, who recently became the first female Bahamian insurance broker to work at Lloyd's of London, has advised all young Bahamians eyeing careers in financial services to gain work experience abroad, if given the opportunity.
Deandra Major, a broker for Endeavour Insurance Services (EDV) in London, has become arguably the first Bahamian to earn a permanent job with a Lloyd's...

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February 15, 2017
Halkitis: Homeowners bill is not a 'panacea to the mortgage crisis'

Minister of State for Finance Michael Halkitis yesterday tabled the amended Homeowners Protection Bill, 2017 in an effort to foster homeowner protection, but admitted that the bill is not a one-stop solution to the Bahamian mortgage crisis.
During his contribution to the debate yesterday in the House of Assembly, the minister said the government does not view the bill as a "panacea to the mortgage...

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