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February 08, 2013
Crime and violence: Caribbean economies feel the pain

Recent statements attributed to Jamaican Minister for National Security Peter Bunting will hopefully help reverse a long held and misguided belief by many that crime and violence in the Caribbean have little impact on the region's economic growth.
Speaking at the launch of the Jamaica Employers' Federation's 31st annual workplace convention and expo, the minister made the argument for increased in...

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Date change likely for future festivals
September 28, 2016
Date change likely for future festivals

THE 2017 instalment of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is expected to be the final year the event is held in May, as Bahamas National Festival Commission officials view a perennial clash with the Mother's Day weekend as an unsustainable formula.

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September 27, 2016
Carnival cost nearly $10m

FOUR months after Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival, officials from the Bahamas National Festival Commission have finally released key financial details surrounding the event, revealing the total cost was $9.8m with a government subsidy of $8.1m.

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May 02, 2016
Securities firm 'not affected' by Gentile SEC indictment

Swiss America Securities Ltd., the Bahamas-based company founded by Guy Gentile, who is under indictment by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has asserted that the financial services company is not implicated in the SEC complaint against Gentile "and is unaffected".

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April 28, 2016
BOB, RGD collaborate on new restricted services prepaid card

Fresh off an annual general meeting (AGM) at which executives touted a transformation plan featuring a pronounced pivot toward government business, Bank of The Bahamas (BOB) has announced the Restricted Registry Prepaid Card, a card that can only be used to pay for e-services connected to the Registrar General's Department (RGD).

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March 23, 2016
Stakeholders make local organizing committee effective

The Bahamas is working to perfect the local organizing committee concept as part of its new approach to gaining a competitive edge as a destination of choice for the hosting of major international meetings, conferences and conventions.

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Junkanoo Carnival creates Economic Empowerment for Bahamians
July 28, 2015
Junkanoo Carnival creates Economic Empowerment for Bahamians

High ratings across the board from consumers
Lessons learned for 2016 staging. Following the success of the inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival, the Bahamas National Festival Commission...

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March 11, 2015
Timothy Colclough appointed managing director of Butterfield Trust

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited ("Butterfield") has announced that Timothy Colclough has been named managing director of Butterfield Trust (Bahamas) Limited.

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December 19, 2013
Some security firms seeing reduced sales

In the face of escalating crime in The Bahamas, some security-conscious residents and business owners have been scaling back on basic security services, two local firms said yesterday...

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Electronic monitoring firm hits back
August 01, 2013
Electronic monitoring firm hits back

The head of the security company that manages the government's electronic monitoring program said yesterday he is satisfied that the company followed proper protocol in monitoring a suspect who was found dead on Monday.

"I am satisfied that our staff are following the procedures that are laid out for the program and are using the protocols that were designed to manage the program, manage the of...

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