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Kosoy, Sterling eye Hurricane Hole deal

David Kosoy’s Sterling Global Financial is in negotiations to acquire Paradise Island’s Hurricane Hole property from Atlantis’s owner, Tribune Business can reveal.

Income-type tax ‘likely inevitable’, warns ex-minister

A FORMER financial services minister believes it is “probably inevitable” that the Bahamas will have to introduce some form of low-rate income tax, warning: “We’re not in the clear yet.”

Enterprises Bill  compared to ‘fighting cancer with band-aid’

A well-known businessman has compared the Government’s Commercial Enterprises Bill to “fighting cancer with a band-aid”.

‘Absolutely imperative’ Baha Mar doesn’t fail

BAHA Mar’s transformation into a sustainable mega-resort is an “absolute imperative” for the Bahamas and its economy, the Chamber of Commerce’s chief executive says.

Property Fund ‘gap’ as PwC to vacate Providence House

THE BISX-listed Bahamas Property Fund is preparing for temporary vacancy at its last fully-occupied property, following a $2.206 million third quarter hit caused by a timing adjustment.

Bahamas signs three more air services deals

THE Minister of Tourism and Aviation has signed the Bahamas on to three more Air Services Agreements (ASAs), bringing the total to 11.

Unions: Employers leaving us with no choice but strike

A union leader yesterday said employers are ignoring the legally-stipulated 45-day period in which to begin negotiations, leaving organised labour with no choice but to resort to industrial action.

Nassau/PI resorts in New Year sell-out 

MAJOR Nassau/Paradise Island resorts are predicting traditionally strong occupancies over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period.

Roadrunners Track & Field Club’s 18th annual gala awards banquet

FOR the 18th consecutive year, president/head coach Dexter Bodie and his executive team took the time out to honour the accomplishments of their Roadrunners Track and Field Club at their gala awards banquet.

Ayton helps Wildcats secure 88-82 win over Crimson Tide

THE Arizona Wildcats were locked into another close game down the stretch when they turned to their freshman phenom to deliver in the clutch. DeAndre Ayton made a pair of jumpers on consecutive possessions to help the Wildcats pull away for an 88-82 win over the Alabama Crimson Tide at the McKale Center in Tuscon, Arizona, on Saturday.

Jones scores 34, grabs 19 rebounds in her team’s latest victory

JONQUEL Jones continues to put up phenomenal numbers during the offseason in China and is pegged as one of the early candidates for MVP.

New sailing champions crowned in Best-of-the-Best Regatta

The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources’ second annual Best-of-the-Best Regatta concluded yesterday in Montagu Bay with three new champions crowned.