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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.

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May 14, 2015
Catch the crabs crawling!

Bahamian cultural competitions, entertainment and all the crab you can eat will be at the 18th All Andros Crab Fest at Festival Site, Fresh Creek, Central Andros

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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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May 06, 2013
Dionisio D'Aguilar to speak at Grand Bahama Chamber luncheon Wednesday

GRAND BAHAMA, The Bahamas -- The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to their monthly luncheon on Wednesday, May 8th, as the guest speaker will be well-known businessman and former Bahamas Chamber of Commerce President, Dionisio D'Aguilar.
President of Superwash, Chairman and Director of numerous boards, Mr. D'Aguilar will speak on Wednesday at the Chamber monthly business luncheon...

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January 07, 2015
D'Aguilar: Rein in talk of price gouging

A prominent businessperson yesterday called on the government to rein in recent accusations of price gouging, calling them "disingenuous and not helpful" as businesses and consumers adjust to value-added tax (VAT).
Responding to comments from price control czar E.J. Bowe, Superwash President Dionisio D'Aguilar told Guardian Business that all involved parties needed to "wait for the dust to settle"...

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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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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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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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