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December 22, 2014
Bahamas must modernize, Rolle says

As private and public sector both react to the thaw in relations between the US and Cuba, it is becoming increasingly clear that there are significant chinks in the armour with which The Bahamas has prepared itself for serious competition, both as a tourist destination and with regard to foreign direct investment.
Investment Minister Khaalis Rolle told Guardian Business The Bahamas may not be read...

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December 19, 2014
Minister: Are we ready for Cuba

For more than a decade, leading voices in the Bahamian business community have demanded that government take seriously the economic threat that would exist when Cuba eventually "opened up" and with newly restored diplomatic relations between Cuba and the U.S. making headlines around the world, some of those voices are today querying whether The Bahamas is ready.
Pinewood MP Khaalis Rolle now serve...

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December 11, 2014
Man acquitted of 2012 murder of police reservist

A man accused of the murder of a police reservist has been acquitted.
Justice Roy Jones on Tuesday directed the 12-member jury to acquit Andrew Gibson of the May 31, 2012 shooting death of Dennis Clarke after he upheld a no-case submission by attorney Dorsey McPhee.
Prosecutors alleged that the 55-year-old was gunned down outside Superwash Laundromat on Prince Charles Drive during an armed robbery...

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February 13, 2013
Mixed Reaction To URCA Decision On CBL

The business community has expressed mixed reviews on the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority's (URCA) decision to deny Cable Bahamas Limited's (CBL) request to increase its monthly subscription rates.

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September 15, 2014
D'Aguilar: BAMSI not a 'prudent' use of funds

A leading Bahamian businessman has questioned the government's decision to heavily invest in the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI), arguing that it is not a "prudent" use of funds, given the country's "horrible fiscal situation".
In an interview with Guardian Business, Superwash President and former Director of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) Dionisio D'Aguilar sta...

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September 12, 2014
Chinese investment could fix Downtown 'disaster'

A leading businessman is supporting proposed foreign investment to redevelop downtown Nassau, arguing that Bay Street is a "disaster and dying" in its present state.
Speaking with Guardian Business, Superwash President and former president of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce Dionisio D'Aguilar warned that pride could interfere with much-needed renovation in the downtown area that would employ many ...

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September 10, 2014
BEC customers outraged over looming price hike

Several residents expressed outrage yesterday over the impending price increase for electricity.
Last Friday, Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) Executive Chairman Leslie Miller said customers can expect an increase in the fuel surcharge of their bills.
Three generators at the Clifton Pier Power Station failed last week, leading to rolling blackouts -- the latest in a series of countless power ...

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September 05, 2014
Questions raised over BEC reform approach

Business people yesterday voiced fears that the new proposed way forward for reform of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) will continue to allow too much political interference in the running of the country's primary power producer, and called for an explanation of the rationale behind the decision.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of Superwash, former president of the Bahamas Chamber of Comme...

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August 25, 2014
'Substandard' post office in service 'death spiral'

The General Post Office has been condemned as in a "death spiral", amid ongoing criticism of inefficient service and lingering structural concerns.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, Superwash president and CEO and former president of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, decried the "horrendous" condition of the post office while criticizing the government's inaction.
The leading businessman and others have complain...

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September 16, 2010
Experts: Illegal drug transit label won't discourage FDI

By JAMMAL SMITH
Guardian Business Reporter
jammal@nasguard.com

Despite U.S. President Barack Obama naming The Bahamas as a major drug transit or drug producing country, local business experts say that the label won't dissuade foreign investors.
Managing Partner of HLB Galanis Philip Galanis and former Chamber of Commerce President and Superwash chief Dionisio D'Aguilar spoke with Guardian Busines...

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