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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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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 05, 2014
Questions raised over BEC reform approach

Business people yesterday voiced fears that the new proposed way forward for reform of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) will continue to allow too much political interference in the running of the country's primary power producer, and called for an explanation of the rationale behind the decision.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of Superwash, former president of the Bahamas Chamber of Comme...

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August 25, 2014
'Substandard' post office in service 'death spiral'

The General Post Office has been condemned as in a "death spiral", amid ongoing criticism of inefficient service and lingering structural concerns.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, Superwash president and CEO and former president of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, decried the "horrendous" condition of the post office while criticizing the government's inaction.
The leading businessman and others have complain...

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July 08, 2014
D'Aguilar urges excellent customer service at Baha Mar

Ninety-three young Bahamian men and women last week heard from Superwash President and CEO Dionisio D'Aguilar, who gave the students advice on how giving great customer service will be the success of Baha Mar.
This is the second class of the Leadership Development Institute (LDI), which is a 16-week training and development program geared at providing hospitality, communication and leadership skil...

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July 04, 2014
Dionisio D'Aguilar: Government contracts problematic due to economy's 'smallness'

A leading businessman has argued that the "smallness" of the Bahamian community causes any government contract award process to be "fraught" with problems.
Meanwhile, Dionisio D'Aguilar said he is not inclined to believe the United States is best suited to pass judgment on The Bahamas with respect to issues of transparency and corruption.
"The U.S. can stand up and say The Bahamas is corrupt but t...

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'Let rivals compete with sub-standard BTC service'
July 01, 2014
'Let rivals compete with sub-standard BTC service'

A LOCAL businessman yesterday criticised the Bahamas Telecommunications Company for its "sub-standard" service and made an impassioned appeal to the government to hasten its steps to introduce a competitor to the market...

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June 12, 2014
Businesses 'overwhelmed' with requests for help from impoverished

Prominent businessmen expressed concern yesterday about rising poverty levels in the country, claiming that they have never been inundated with so many pleas for financial assistance and urging the government to take bold policy steps to address the problem.
Commenting after a Department of Statistics survey revealed that poverty in the country has risen by 3.5 percent overall since 2001, with 43,...

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June 12, 2014
BTC 'annihilation' without service improvement

A leading businessman has argued that BTC will suffer a "gut wrenching annihilation" unless newly-appointed chief executive officer Leon Williams is able to improve its "downright awful" service levels.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of Superwash and former president of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, said service levels provided by the company are so bad that it has done a "disservice to privatiz...

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