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Operation Potcake
Operation Potcake

Tuesday 22nd 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...


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March 15, 2011
Businessman: Over 50 of stores hit by road project

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

More than 50 per cent of the Superwash laundromat chain's locations will ultimately be impacted by the New Providence Road Improvement project, its president telling Tribune Business that for many impacted Bahamian-owned businesses the question was: "Can you survive the pain and agony

to get to the promised land?"

Arguing that the Government was coming ...

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March 29, 2011
51/49 BTC debate is 'irrelevant'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

The argument over whether Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) should own 51 per cent or 49 per cent of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is irrelevant, a former Bahamas Chamber of Commerce president said yesterday, because either way it will still have Board and management control at the privatised carrier.

Telling Tribune Business that CWC ...

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March 30, 2011
CWC to unlock BTC's 'Triple Play potential'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has the ability and regional knowledge to unlock the Bahamas Telecommunications Company's (BTC) 'Triple Play' potential to the ultimate benefit of Bahamian consumers, a former Chamber of Commerce president telling this newspaper that privatisation would ensure the 'tail no longer wags the dog' at the telecoms carrier....

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May 17, 2011
'Put boot to neck' of road contractor

A former Chamber of Commerce president believes modest year-over-year sales increases across his group for the first four months of 2011 indicate the economy has "bottomed out", as he again urged the Government to "put its boot to the neck of the contractor" spearheading the New Providence Road Improvement Project.

While group sales at his Superwash laundromat business were up by 1-2 per cent y...

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June 02, 2011
Gloria Glenda Sears nee Finley, 69

Funeral services for Gloria Glenda Sears nee Finley, 69 yrs., a resident of Millers Height, Carmichael Road, who passed away on 20th May, 2011, will be held at St. Gregory's Anglican Church, Carmichael Road on Saturday at 9 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Fr. S. Sebastian Campbell & Rev. Fr. Atma Budhu.  Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
Her memories will forever be cher...

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250k energy costs rise causes '2011 'write off'
June 09, 2011
250k energy costs rise causes '2011 'write off'

Superwash is set for a year-over-year $250,000 increase in energy costs based on expenditure so far, its president and former Chamber of Commerce chief, Dionisio D'Aguilar, said yesterday, as he admitted that despite slight sales increases he has "written off 2011" from a business perspective.

As a guest speaker at the Rotary Club of West Nassau, Mr D'Aguilar said that although signals are such...

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June 13, 2011
Gov't, Central Bank 'wimpy' over consumer protection

By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

The Government and Central Bank of the Bahamas are "wimpy and pathetic" when it comes to protecting consumers, a former Chamber of Commerce president has charged, suggesting "there may be an effort" on the part of commercial banks "to hide" loan terms that, in some cases, leave people paying back more than double what they borrow.

Superwas...

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June 29, 2011
Preparing students to enter and succeed in the real world of work

The last school bell has tolled and thousands of high school graduates who won't be seeking higher education are hitting the streets in search of employment.  For many, this transition from the classroom to the workplace will be quite a challenge -- not only because of the present economic climate, but because many graduates are not prepared for the real world that is work.  Many of the new gradua...

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July 07, 2011
Former Murder Suspect Shot Dead

A man who was recently acquitted of a double murder was gunned down early yesterday morning in what police suspect is a revenge killing. Richard McKinney, 30, of Woods Alley, was tried for the February 5, 2010 shooting deaths of Lashon Davis and Omar Smith on Rupert Dean Lane.

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