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April 24, 2017
Symonette tops list of wealthy candidates

Former Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette came roaring back to top the list of wealthiest candidates seeking election to the House of Assembly, with a massive fortune of $156 million, according to his financial declaration filed on Nomination Day.
To put in perspective the vastness of Symonette's wealth, his declaration, as of the end of 2016, amounts to more than those of the next nine people ...

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September 13, 2011
'Outrageous' bank fees slammed

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

A FORMER Chamber of Commerce president yesterday blasted Bahamian commercial banks for imposing "astronomical and outrageous" hidden fees that he took four months to pick up on, and urged the Government and regulators to implement greater oversight of an industry he described as "a cartel".

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

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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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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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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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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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January 23, 2017
D'Aguilar: Place public schools under private control

Following an altercation at Government High School last week that resulted in one student being stabbed and two others injured, Free National Movement (FNM) candidate for Montagu Dionisio D'Aguilar yesterday suggested public schools be removed from government responsibility and placed under private control.
"I think our private schools are very well run and they achieve commendable results," said ...

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December 02, 2016
'BPL will continue to fail without extra capacity'

BUSINESSMAN Dionisio D'Aguilar asserted that Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. will continue to fail in providing consumers with reliable service so long as its money is "pissed" away, while insisting the company should make a concerted effort to shift all customers to prepaid metering with a view to improving BPL's cash generation.

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November 08, 2016
Dionisio's pontifical performance

You didn't have to listen too intently to Dionisio D'Aguilar to hear the unmistakable rumble of a train-wreck in the making.

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November 01, 2016
Roberts and D'Aguilar exchange political blows

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts and Free National Movement (FNM) candidate for Montagu Dionisio D'Aguilar exchanged political blows yesterday, with Roberts accusing D'Aguilar of having a conflict of interest in his role as a politician and his former role as a director of Baha Mar, and D'Aguilar accusing Roberts of being silent in the face of a reported conflict of interes...

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