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July 12, 2011
Man murdered two days after prison release

The murder count hit 69 after a man who was released from prison just days ago, was riddled with bullets on Independence Day. The victim, identified as Francisco Hanna, 25, of Key West Street, was killed near Wilson Tract on Sunday shortly before 11 p.m., police say.

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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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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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