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July 24, 2014
BOB to graduates: 'Start saving today'

High school graduates obtained valuable advice on how to manage their present and future finances. That bit of advice came from Kevin Hanna, manager of the Treasury Department at Bank of The Bahamas Limited during a recent seminar.
Speaking on the topic "Savings - an absolute priority!" Hanna told those attending Executive Employment & Marketing Agency's "Successful Tips for First Time Employment"...

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July 19, 2014
Unemployment down to 14.3

Unemployment in The Bahamas dropped from 15.4 percent in November 2013 to 14.3 percent in May 2014, according to the results of the latest Labour Force Survey released yesterday.
The survey conducted in May references the period April 28 to May 4, 2014.
The labor force in May totaled 197,335 people.
Both New Providence and Grand Bahama experienced a decline in unemployment.
In the case of New Prov...

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July 07, 2014
When the shoe is on the other foot

Prime Minister Perry Christie's reaction to a U.S. State Department report highlighting his adminstration's failure to fulfill many of its "ambitious campaign promises of economic and fiscal reform" has an interesting parallel to the reaction of former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham after the international credit ratings agency, Standard & Poor's (S&P), was critical of the FNM adminstration in 200...

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January 28, 2014
Hundreds complete NTA program

More than 40 of the National Training Agency's hundreds of graduates have already found full-time employment, NTA Director Agatha Marcelle said yesterday.
During a graduation ceremony at Holy Trinity Activities Centre, Marcelle said more than 300 graduates from the program's first group of more than 400 people passed the London-based City and Guilds exam.
Dominique Hanchell, 26, who received a cer...

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November 06, 2013
SP affirms rating, notes 'generally prudent policies'

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's yesterday affirmed The Bahamas' sovereign credit rating while continuing to ascribe a "negative" long-term outlook due to the "challenges of turning around the fiscal accounts".
The Bahamas' sovereign credit rating was affirmed as triple-B/A-2, a rating which S&P said reflects the "generally prudent policies" being implemented by the government - likely to b...

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NAD Secures Final 90M 'Tranche' Of Financing
October 02, 2012
NAD Secures Final 90M 'Tranche' Of Financing

Airport executives have received the final "tranche" of financing for Nassau's airport redevelopment, allowing construction to begin on the final phase.

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Moody's: Deficit Expected To 'Accelerate'
September 10, 2012
Moody's: Deficit Expected To 'Accelerate'

A top rating agency says it remains "unclear" whether the country's economic recovery can be sustained due to its dependence on the U.S. economy.

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December 07, 2011
Changing The Guard At Atlantis

Legend has it that the city-state of Atlantis, after a failed attack on Athens, slipped beneath the sea never to rise again.

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June 09, 2011
Christie blasts govt on crime, economy

Leader of the Opposition Perry Christie attacked the government on the issue of crime in the House of Assembly yesterday, saying the Ingraham administration has "allowed the conditions that serve as incubators of crime to fester" during its time in office.
Christie suggested the high unemployment rate, the abandonment of the Urban Renewal Program in the form it existed under the Progressive Libera...

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January 27, 2011
US deficit spending to strike 1.5 trillion

WASHINGTON

Associated Press

FAR from slowing, the US government's deficit spending will surge to a record $1.5 trillion this year, congressional budget experts estimated, blaming the slow economic recovery and last month's extension of Bush-era tax cuts.

Daunting for President Barack Obama, the non-partisan agency estimates a nationwide unemployment rate of 8.2 per cent on Election Day in 2012....

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