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September 21, 2011
LOOK THROUGH 'COCK AND BULL' OF POLITICIANS

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

BAHAMIANS must "start looking through the cock and bull of politicians" and realise they will have to pay more to sustain the current size of government, a well-known businessman warning that the next administration would have to take "tough decisions" on the public finances.

Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of the Superwash laundromat chain, said Bahamians...

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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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News Article

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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News Article

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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October 05, 2011
Floods call drainage system into question

As thousands of people took to the streets yesterday for the morning commute, many had to contend with more than just gridlock. Great seas stood in the way as the city's drainage system once again struggled to keep up with the demand.
Cars plowed through the flooding, sending wakes high into the air. Some motorists were stranded in the middle of the road from stalled engines.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, p...

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September 30, 2011
Govt should admit JCCC 'responsible' for road work mess

Peering down at construction from his office window, Dionisio D'Aguilar didn't like what he saw.
"There were 19 people down there working on about 50 feet of sidewalk yesterday," he told Guardian Business.  "And they were doing absolutely nothing.  They were just moving dirt around.  So I called the supervisor from across the street and invited him into my office."
D'Aguilar, the Pr...

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September 27, 2011
'ELEMENT OF TRUTH' TO BANK FEE CLAIMS

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

THE CLEARING BANKS ASSOCIATION'S (CBA) head yesterday conceded there was "an element of truth" to allegations that Bahamas-based financial institutions had either increased or introduced new fees to compensate for bad loan losses, pointing out that all businesses adopted such strategies to survive.

Ian Jennings told Tribune Business that during recession...

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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...


Event
Operation Potcake
Operation Potcake

Saturday 12th 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...