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Businessman raises concerns about quality of BTC service
January 23, 2014
Businessman raises concerns about quality of BTC service

A PROMINENT businessman yesterday raised concerns about BTC's quality of service amid the attention being given to the new deal between Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) and the government.

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January 06, 2014
Another public fight for the government

At the beginning of 2013, the battle lines were well established. The numbers bosses, who were supported by the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) administration, were on one side seeking the legalization of web shop gaming and a lottery. Their primary opponent was the church.
Both sides stated their cases in the public sphere. After the votes were tallied, the PLP and the numbers bosses lost.
Thi...

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January 03, 2014
VAT decision 'more important battle' than election

The decision about what form tax reform should take is more significant for the future of The Bahamas than the results of any general election, a top businessman has argued, as he urged businesses nationwide to act in their own best interest by contributing to a $180,000 fund estimated to be needed by the Coalition for Responsible Taxation to conduct its own "VAT alternatives" economic analysis an...

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VAT commissioner's powers questioned
November 14, 2013
VAT commissioner's powers questioned

A prominent businessman has suggested that powers given to a value-added tax (VAT) commissioner under draft legislation are "setting a dangerous precedent" and may be unconstitutional...

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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 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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October 15, 2013
New public holiday 'a burden'

Prominent figures in the business community say that adding another public holiday will only hurt the economy. In fact, one businessman described it as a "jook" in the heart of the business community and the economy.
On Friday, Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes signed off on the Majority Rule Act, proclaiming January 10 a public holiday that will be recognized as Majority Rule Day. It's a deci...

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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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August 30, 2010
E-l@undry day

By STAFF WRITER
Guardian Business Desk

Bahamaslocal.com is taking steps to further establish its presence in the eastern part of the island through a synergetic relationship with Superwash. The companies are teaming up to offer WiFi service to customers of the laundromat.
Customers at Superwash on Prince Charles Drive can now go online while they do their washing. With their machine tokens, custo...

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September 04, 2013
Govt must not 'overburden' business

The government must "get out of the way" of private business if there is to be any hope of stimulating additional employment in the economy, and should ensure that it is being as "strategic" as possible in its new taxation measures to avoid strangling private enterprise, a former minister has warned...

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