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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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October 25, 2012
Bahamas 'stuck in 20th century'

The co-author of a World Bank report measuring the ease of business said The Bahamas is "falling behind" other countries in implementing meaningful reforms, with its recent drop in the rankings indicative of inaction.
Jean Michel-Lobet, a key figure behind "Doing Business 2013", told Guardian Business that the country is not falling because the government is taking negative actions. Instead, The ...

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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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Former Chairman Calls BEC 'Bloated'
September 17, 2012
Former Chairman Calls BEC 'Bloated'

Former executives from the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) are calling the firm's 1,000-strong workforce "bloated" and are throwing their weight behind the elimination of overtime.

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Doubts Over URCA Integrity Rejected
September 13, 2012
Doubts Over URCA Integrity Rejected

Questions about the "integrity" of the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority have been laid to rest by the government.

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September 06, 2012
Support For cable Fee Increase

One of the country's leading businessmen thinks that Cable Bahamas Limited (CBL) should be entitled to a price increase in monthly charges for its SuperBasic TV package.

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August 09, 2012
D'Aguilar: We lack desire for higher education

Local business leaders are responding to the country's consistently poor numbers in regards to higher education, noting that this makes the hiring process for companies more difficult.
During a recent labor survey, it was revealed that only 30 percent of the working population has completed some form of higher education.
"The problem is that Bahamians have figured out, or think that they have figu...

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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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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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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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