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Operation Potcake
Operation Potcake

Sunday 13th January 2013  7:00 AM

Operation Potcake

On 10 January Operation Potcake kicks off and we’re all madly scrambling around to get the final bits and pieces in place. We have sourced the majority of our supplies, accommodation has been organized for most volunteers, funds are continuously coming in (we still need lots of donations!) and marketing has also begun. Teams are putting up promotional posters in their areas th...


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July 29, 2015
PM threatens to open files on Baha Mar

Despite suggestions from Baha Mar that the government has taken sides in an ongoing dispute with its general contractor, Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday the Christie administration has negotiated in good faith and threatened to reveal his files to prove his assertion.

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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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Ms. Claudette Allens to be awarded 2015 Woman of Distinction Award
July 07, 2015
Ms. Claudette Allens to be awarded 2015 "Woman of Distinction" Award

Celebrating Woman International (CWI) a subsidiary of TKHGFI nonprofit organization, announced plans today to award Ms. Claudette Allens with the “Woman of Distinction Award” 2015...

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June 17, 2015
D'Aguilar: Overly 'xenophobic' immigration policies mean 'anemic' growth

A prominent businessman yesterday said that the government must remain content with "anemic growth" if it persists with overly "xenophobic" immigration policies for skilled labor.

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June 15, 2015
Deputy Prime Minister attends annual crabfest in Fresh Creek, Andros

FRESH CREEK, Andros -- Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Philip Davis lead a government delegation to Fresh Creek Andros on Saturday to attend and show his support for the annual Crabfest there. DPM Davis, BEC Chairman Leslie Miller and CARICOM High Commissioner Picewell Forbes are pictured mingling with the huge crowd of mostly young people at the event. The delegation is also pictured with local busine...

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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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March 30, 2011
CWC to unlock BTC's 'Triple Play potential'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has the ability and regional knowledge to unlock the Bahamas Telecommunications Company's (BTC) 'Triple Play' potential to the ultimate benefit of Bahamian consumers, a former Chamber of Commerce president telling this newspaper that privatisation would ensure the 'tail no longer wags the dog' at the telecoms carrier....

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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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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.

Superwas...

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