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October 25, 2022
LaRoda: No decision yet on NIB contribution rate

MYLES LaRoda, minister of state with responsibility for the National Insurance Board, says the agency is primed to lose about $70m this year but there has still not been a decision made concerning the NIB contribution rate.

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State Minister LaRoda with improving and expanding our early warning systems and our styles of communication, we can reduce damage, save money, and most importantly, save lives
October 15, 2022
State Minister LaRoda – “with improving and expanding our early warning systems and our styles of communication, we can reduce damage, save money, and most importantly, save lives”

The Hon. Myles LaRoda, Minister of State in the office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction affirmed The Bahamas is moving towards implementing early warning systems as a mitigating tool in the fight against natural disasters.

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September 15, 2022
Laroda denies bishop being targeted by govt

MYLES Laroda, State Minister for Disaster Preparedness, yesterday rejected assertions that the government is targeting Abaco resident Bishop Silbert Mills after police conducted a search of his church and retrieved several housing supplies belonging to the Disaster Reconstruction Authority.

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LaRoda: Bahamas/Caribbean SIDS paying serious, serious price as a result of adverse impacts of climate change
August 19, 2022
LaRoda: Bahamas/Caribbean SIDS paying ‘serious, serious price’ as a result of adverse impacts of climate change

Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Disaster Management and Emergency Response, the Hon. Myles LaRoda, said The Bahamas has had to bear the brunt of the effects of climate change, and the high costs associated with those adverse effects, even though the country bears “very little responsibility for many of the actions that precipitate those impacts.”

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July 14, 2022
LaRoda: NIB is in disinvestment mode

Despite the recommendation in the National Insurance Board's (NIB) latest actuarial review for the board to diversify its investments, it will not at this time because it is currently in disinvesting mode to meet expenditure obligations, Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister Myles LaRoda said yesterday. NIB's eleventh actuarial valuation as of December 31, ...

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LaRoda: The Bahamas could qualify for more grant funding
June 29, 2022
LaRoda: The Bahamas could qualify for more grant funding

Countries and non-governmental organizations are coming to the realization that while The Bahamas is labeled as a high-income country, its vulnerabilities put it in a category that makes it suitable for international aid and grants that were once denied, Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister Myles LaRoda told Guardian Business yesterday.

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LaRoda says NIB rate increase cannot be 'circumvented'
June 07, 2022
LaRoda says NIB rate increase cannot be 'circumvented'

While acknowledging that the Davis administration has decided not to deal with the issue of increasing the National Insurance Board (NIB) contribution rate at this time, Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister Myles LaRoda, who pointed to several other reform options for the fund...

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LaRoda meets with State Partners Rhode Island National Guard ahead of Hurricane Season
May 12, 2022
LaRoda meets with State Partners Rhode Island National Guard ahead of Hurricane Season

Officials from the Rhode Island National Guard (R.I.N.G.) paid a Courtesy Call on Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response, the Hon. Myles K. LaRoda, Tuesday (May 10), in continuation of the partnership between R.I.N.G. and The Bahamas.

The Rhode Island/Bahamas State Partnership was established in 2005 through the...

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May 02, 2022
LaRoda: Brace for busy hurricane season

Ahead of the 2022 hurricane season, Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister Myles LaRoda yesterday warned residents to brace for an active season. "Residents are encouraged to be ready and stay ready no matter the forecast," he said during a church service kicking off Disaster Preparedness Month at Zion Baptist Church ...
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April 12, 2022
NIB FUND 'RUNS OUT IN 6 YEARS': Laroda says report warns depletion rate has increased

A NEW actuarial review of the National Insurance Board has predicted that the fund could be depleted by 2028 should officials neglect to take urgent action.

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