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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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October 12, 2011
BTC BLASTED FOR 'POOR JOB' OVER PRIVATE SECTOR

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

THE Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) was yesterday criticised for doing "a poor job" in providing attractive post-paid cellular packages to its highest-volume users, the private sector, a prominent businessman warning many companies were likely to defect when competition entered the market in 2015.

Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of Superwash, said...

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November 03, 2011
Two Men Acquitted of Attempted Robbery of Laundromat

Two men have been cleared of the attempted armed robbery of a popular laundromat last year.

Raymond Pratt, 19, of Fourth Street, The Grove and Roderick Strachan, 20, of Palm Beach Street were accused of attempting to rob the Robinson Road location of Superwash on November 19, 2010.

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November 08, 2011
Energy Monopoly Claim Is 'HOGWASH'

A LEADING businessman said yesterday that while net metering and net billing would be a good idea to facilitate renewable energy, power plants were still necessary during peak consumption hours.

"I think it would be good, it would provide another mechanism by which people can offset these substantial energy costs they have," Dionisio D'Aguilar, head of the Superwash laundromat chain and former...

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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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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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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 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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