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Operation Potcake
Operation Potcake

Friday 11th January 2013  7:00 AM

Operation Potcake

On 10 January Operation Potcake kicks off and we’re all madly scrambling around to get the final bits and pieces in place. We have sourced the majority of our supplies, accommodation has been organized for most volunteers, funds are continuously coming in (we still need lots of donations!) and marketing has also begun. Teams are putting up promotional posters in their areas th...


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December 22, 2014
Bahamas must modernize, Rolle says

As private and public sector both react to the thaw in relations between the US and Cuba, it is becoming increasingly clear that there are significant chinks in the armour with which The Bahamas has prepared itself for serious competition, both as a tourist destination and with regard to foreign direct investment.
Investment Minister Khaalis Rolle told Guardian Business The Bahamas may not be read...

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December 19, 2014
Minister: Are we ready for Cuba

For more than a decade, leading voices in the Bahamian business community have demanded that government take seriously the economic threat that would exist when Cuba eventually "opened up" and with newly restored diplomatic relations between Cuba and the U.S. making headlines around the world, some of those voices are today querying whether The Bahamas is ready.
Pinewood MP Khaalis Rolle now serve...

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December 11, 2014
Man acquitted of 2012 murder of police reservist

A man accused of the murder of a police reservist has been acquitted.
Justice Roy Jones on Tuesday directed the 12-member jury to acquit Andrew Gibson of the May 31, 2012 shooting death of Dennis Clarke after he upheld a no-case submission by attorney Dorsey McPhee.
Prosecutors alleged that the 55-year-old was gunned down outside Superwash Laundromat on Prince Charles Drive during an armed robbery...

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October 13, 2010
'Jury still out' over infrastructure spend

The "jury is still out" on whether the Government's multi-million spending on infrastructure projects, particularly the $130 million-plus New Providence Road Improvement project, have delivered the touted benefits while racking up the national debt to more than $4 billion, a former Chamber of Commerce president believes.

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September 15, 2014
D'Aguilar: BAMSI not a 'prudent' use of funds

A leading Bahamian businessman has questioned the government's decision to heavily invest in the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI), arguing that it is not a "prudent" use of funds, given the country's "horrible fiscal situation".
In an interview with Guardian Business, Superwash President and former Director of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) Dionisio D'Aguilar sta...

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November 15, 2010
A business 'wasteland'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

PARTS of Robinson Road have been turned into a business "wasteland" by protracted roadworks, as a former Bahamas Chamber of Commerce president - whose business and others in the area have already seen 20-30 per cent sales declines - yesterday said they were bracing for the further "devastating" effects of a planned 0.7 mile detour set to make it all but i...

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September 12, 2014
Chinese investment could fix Downtown 'disaster'

A leading businessman is supporting proposed foreign investment to redevelop downtown Nassau, arguing that Bay Street is a "disaster and dying" in its present state.
Speaking with Guardian Business, Superwash President and former president of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce Dionisio D'Aguilar warned that pride could interfere with much-needed renovation in the downtown area that would employ many ...

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September 12, 2014
D'Aguilar: Healthcare reform needed

A prominent businessman has thrown his support behind changes to the current healthcare system, arguing that too much is being spent and too many are "dying by the roadside" for lack of access to healthcare.
Dionisio D'Aguilar commented after Guardian Business revealed that total spending on healthcare in The Bahamas ballooned from $380 million to $800 million between 2001 and 2013, even as health...

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September 10, 2014
BEC customers outraged over looming price hike

Several residents expressed outrage yesterday over the impending price increase for electricity.
Last Friday, Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) Executive Chairman Leslie Miller said customers can expect an increase in the fuel surcharge of their bills.
Three generators at the Clifton Pier Power Station failed last week, leading to rolling blackouts -- the latest in a series of countless power ...

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