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Borrowers' Bill 'Does Nothing' For Bahamians
August 15, 2012
Borrowers' Bill 'Does Nothing' For Bahamians

Top businessman Dionisio D'Aguilar says the Borrowers' Protection Bill will not protect Bahamian consumers as planned, with institutions likely having "something up their sleeves" to recoup any losses.

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August 09, 2012
D'Aguilar: We lack desire for higher education

Local business leaders are responding to the country's consistently poor numbers in regards to higher education, noting that this makes the hiring process for companies more difficult.
During a recent labor survey, it was revealed that only 30 percent of the working population has completed some form of higher education.
"The problem is that Bahamians have figured out, or think that they have figu...

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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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July 28, 2012
BTC service disruptions to continue through September

Even though the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) previously said upgrades to its Internet, cellular and landline platforms would be complete this month, cellular customers can expect at least another two months of major service disruptions, BTC CEO Geoff Houston announced Thursday.
Just two weeks ago, after a 90-minute mass disruption in cell service, BTC's Senior Manager of Public Relatio...

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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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March 08, 2012
ROADS COMPENSATION 'SMOKE AND MIRRORS'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

A LEADING businessman yesterday said there was "no Christ way on God's green earth" that the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) would be able to fully compensate every business affected by the New Providence Road Improvement Project (NPRIP) if they won the Government, arguing that all political parties were "selling a dream".

Dionisio D'Aguilar, president o...

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December 28, 2011
Road project frustration major story in 2011

It was a bumpy ride in 2011, fraught with numerous diversions and delays, all as a result of the New Providence Road Improvement Project (NPRIP).
The project dominated headlines in 2011.
In September, members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Assembly started a probe into how public funds were being spent on the project.
The Nassau Guardian later learned that the PAC found the...

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December 28, 2011
Road Project Frustration Major Story In 2011

It was a bumpy ride in 2011, fraught with numerous diversions and delays, all as a result of the New Providence Road Improvement Project (NPRIP).
The project dominated headlines in 2011.

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December 02, 2011
D'Aguilar: We Are borrowing Into Oblivion

A former Chamber of Commerce president says he understands the logic behind the $81 million loan to fix New Providence's chronic leakage problems -- he just doesn't see how the government intends on paying for it.

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November 29, 2011
ATLANTIS TAKEOVER 'A LITTLE DISCONCERTING'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Private sector leaders yesterday said the new Atlantis owner's long-term intentions were critical for the well-being of its 8,000 employees and the wider Bahamian economy, a former Chamber president telling Tribune Business he found it "a little disconcerting" that this nation's largest resort was now controlled by a finance company.

Emphasising that he ...

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