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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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March 08, 2012
ROADS COMPENSATION 'SMOKE AND MIRRORS'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

A LEADING businessman yesterday said there was "no Christ way on God's green earth" that the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) would be able to fully compensate every business affected by the New Providence Road Improvement Project (NPRIP) if they won the Government, arguing that all political parties were "selling a dream".

Dionisio D'Aguilar, president o...

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May 31, 2012
Top executives push for BEC privatization

Top business leaders are fed up with the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) and are renewing a call for privatization.
New Providence fell into an island-wide blackout last night for several hours after a ladder crashed into an overhead line on Prince Charles Drive. Two workers employed by a private company were rushed to hospital, according to BEC. The company said the relay protecting the c...

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June 04, 2012
Cooper: BEC privatization not the only answer

Privatizing the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) isn't necessarily the answer to improving efficiency, according to the chairman of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC).
Chester Cooper said energy conservation and finding alternative energy sources are areas that need major attention.

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June 07, 2012
Men charged with murder of police reservist

The two men police believe are responsible for the shooting death of an off-duty police reservist were literally dragged into the South Street court complex to be charged with his murder yesterday.
Clemson Edgecombe, 22, and Andrew Gibson, 28, who appeared to have trouble getting up the steps, were carried up the stairs by officers to appear before Chief Magistrate Roger Gomez.
At one point, Gibso...

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June 07, 2012
D'Aguilar: BEC must introduce prepaid system

Converting the Bahamas Electricity Corporation's (BEC) billing system from postpaid to prepaid will not only alleviate its receivables problem, but assist in energy conservation and decrease operational costs, according a former BEC board member.

Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of Superwash, highlighted to Guardian Business the urgency for BEC to implement a prepaid system like its telecommunicat...

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July 28, 2012
BTC service disruptions to continue through September

Even though the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) previously said upgrades to its Internet, cellular and landline platforms would be complete this month, cellular customers can expect at least another two months of major service disruptions, BTC CEO Geoff Houston announced Thursday.
Just two weeks ago, after a 90-minute mass disruption in cell service, BTC's Senior Manager of Public Relatio...

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August 08, 2012
Moody's: BTC talks may hurt telecom competition

A top rating agency says greater government involvement in the telecommunications sector could jeopardize the presence of competition by 2014.
Responding to questions submitted by Guardian Business, Moody's said it was too early to say if the liberalization of the sector will occur on time. However, Gunjan Dixit, assistant vice president at Moody's, noted from London that "greater government invo...

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