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November 20, 2012
Business Leaders Look To Hedge Liabilities

Some of the country's top businessmen say between exorbitant operational costs and the volatility of the market, it is becoming increasingly difficult to operate in the private sector.

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October 25, 2012
Bahamas 'stuck in 20th century'

The co-author of a World Bank report measuring the ease of business said The Bahamas is "falling behind" other countries in implementing meaningful reforms, with its recent drop in the rankings indicative of inaction.
Jean Michel-Lobet, a key figure behind "Doing Business 2013", told Guardian Business that the country is not falling because the government is taking negative actions. Instead, The ...

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Former Chairman Calls BEC 'Bloated'
September 17, 2012
Former Chairman Calls BEC 'Bloated'

Former executives from the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) are calling the firm's 1,000-strong workforce "bloated" and are throwing their weight behind the elimination of overtime.

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Doubts Over URCA Integrity Rejected
September 13, 2012
Doubts Over URCA Integrity Rejected

Questions about the "integrity" of the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority have been laid to rest by the government.

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September 06, 2012
Support For cable Fee Increase

One of the country's leading businessmen thinks that Cable Bahamas Limited (CBL) should be entitled to a price increase in monthly charges for its SuperBasic TV package.

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August 08, 2012
Moody's: BTC talks may hurt telecom competition

A top rating agency says greater government involvement in the telecommunications sector could jeopardize the presence of competition by 2014.
Responding to questions submitted by Guardian Business, Moody's said it was too early to say if the liberalization of the sector will occur on time. However, Gunjan Dixit, assistant vice president at Moody's, noted from London that "greater government invo...

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June 07, 2012
D'Aguilar: BEC must introduce prepaid system

Converting the Bahamas Electricity Corporation's (BEC) billing system from postpaid to prepaid will not only alleviate its receivables problem, but assist in energy conservation and decrease operational costs, according a former BEC board member.

Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of Superwash, highlighted to Guardian Business the urgency for BEC to implement a prepaid system like its telecommunicat...

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June 07, 2012
Men charged with murder of police reservist

The two men police believe are responsible for the shooting death of an off-duty police reservist were literally dragged into the South Street court complex to be charged with his murder yesterday.
Clemson Edgecombe, 22, and Andrew Gibson, 28, who appeared to have trouble getting up the steps, were carried up the stairs by officers to appear before Chief Magistrate Roger Gomez.
At one point, Gibso...

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June 04, 2012
Cooper: BEC privatization not the only answer

Privatizing the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) isn't necessarily the answer to improving efficiency, according to the chairman of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC).
Chester Cooper said energy conservation and finding alternative energy sources are areas that need major attention.

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May 31, 2012
Top executives push for BEC privatization

Top business leaders are fed up with the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) and are renewing a call for privatization.
New Providence fell into an island-wide blackout last night for several hours after a ladder crashed into an overhead line on Prince Charles Drive. Two workers employed by a private company were rushed to hospital, according to BEC. The company said the relay protecting the c...

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