The Government is targeting the ‘Blue economy’ and agribusiness for economic diversification in an environment where just 22 per cent of Bahamian companies “innovate”.
The Supreme Court has approved the transfer of CLICO (Bahamas) remaining in-force insurance policies to BAF Financial’s management, Tribune Business can reveal.
The Ernst & Young (EY) forensic audit into the Water & Sewerage Corporation needed to dig deeper, the head of its management union argued yesterday.
THE Bahamas’ national debt hit $7.882 billion at year-end 2017, coming close to the 70 per cent debt-to-GDP ‘danger threshold’ despite the upward revision to this nation’s GDP data.
The Bahamas must employ a “more sophisticated response” to its ‘blacklisting’, a former Attorney General yesterday urging it to lobby for United Nations (UN) oversight of the matter.
THE Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) partnered with the Department of Inland Revenue and other government agencies to host a ‘Business License’ training workshop.
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A CABINET minister says it cannot be “business as usual” with the mail boat system, acknowledging the need for government intervention to improve the system.
LONG Islanders were yesterday said to be losing hope over regaining a full-service bank any time soon with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) set to pull-out in the coming weeks.
The Government is seeking a $100 million ‘contingent’ loan facility that will finance “extraordinary spending” in the wake of hurricanes and other natural disasters.
THE Water & Sewerage Corporation yesterday sacked Glen Laville as its general manager in the wake of the Ernst & Young (EY) forensic audit’s findings.
THE Deputy Prime Minister yesterday said the Bahamas’ tax system must be reviewed following the European Union (EU) ‘blacklisting’, with the Government “praying” for a swift removal.
A Cabinet Minister was yesterday said to have sent a “go close your doors” message to private Bahamian airlines by reaffirming unlimited government support for Bahamasair.
A former financial services minister yesterday urged the Bahamas not to ‘throw the baby out with the bath water’ in addressing the European Union (EU) concerns that saw it ‘blacklisted’.
THE Bahamas would be better able to defend itself against the European Union’s (EU) ‘blacklisting’ if it was a full World Trade Organisation (WTO) member, this nation’s lead negotiator argued yesterday.