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January 09, 2013
Spotless Cleaned out by Recession

Spotless Cleaners' dry cleaning days are numbered. The company will shut its doors permanently as early as this week, closing eight stores in New Providence and leaving 42 persons unemployed. Owner of the laundry chain Samantha Harajchi told Guardian Business that the economic climate played a large role in the move. "The economy has been rough on us and unfortunately it got to the point where we ...

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January 08, 2013
Govt approves 22 for road works relief

With just 10 days left to apply, the Ministry of Finance has received 58 applications and approved 22 businesses under its road works relief plan.
The government held a press conference yesterday at the Prime Minister's Office to encourage more Bahamians to seek compensation. According to Michael Halkitis, the state minister of finance, approximately 800 businesses in the capital were negatively i...

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'Contract Killers' Held By Police
December 13, 2012
'Contract Killers' Held By Police

Two Bahamian men, being quizzed about 23 murders in New Providence, are thought to be "contract killers" who took orders for hits from a prison inmate.

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December 11, 2012
D'Aguilar: Govt 'Not Committed' To Digicel

The government is in no rush to bring another telecommunications provider into the market despite recent talks with Digicel, according to a leading businessman.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, owner of Superwash and a key shareholder in Cable Bahamas Limited (CBL), felt that Prime Minister Perry Christie's discussions with the company were "not surprising".

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December 11, 2012
Two Men Being Questioned For Nine Murders

Police arrested two 22-year-old men on Sunday in connection with the shooting deaths of Kenton Dion 'Emperor' Knowles; his son, Dario Knowles, and seven other men who have been murdered in the country.
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Roadworks Compensation Offer Just Won't Do
December 05, 2012
Roadworks Compensation Offer Just Won't Do

The Coconut Grove Business League (CGBL) yesterday rejected the government's Road Work Compensation Programme slated to start next week.

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November 30, 2012
Fallen Businesses Plea For Relief

The owner of Wing Zone is appealing to the government to include businesses shut down from the road works in its relief plans. Michael Turnquest, who closed the franchise last July, said the $15 million relief plan outlined by the government does nothing for those most impacted.

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November 23, 2012
D'Aguilar: Take Road Works Deal And Run

A top businessman is advising fellow entrepreneurs to "cut the deal and run" regarding the government's $15 million compensation offer.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, the owner of Superwash, said he is well aware of the impact from ongoing road works.

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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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