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Credit union ‘over grading’ migrates to medium risks

Credit unions’ “over-grading” of the financial crime threat posed by customers has gone too far in the opposite direction with the percentage classified as “medium risks” near tripling in 2020.

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Protest group demands details of govt finances

A GROUP of people protested outside the Ministry of Finance yesterday, calling for more clarity and accountability about the government’s finances.“We are asking for an accounting of all the resources given to us as a country,” said Adrian Francies,

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Trust: Injunction highlights 'lack of transparency'

Bahamas National Trust (BNT) executives said it was “gratifying” that the Privy Council decided to grant the injunction halting Resorts World Bimini’s dredging activities, arguing that this further highlighted the “complete lack of transparency” surrounding the project.

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60 per cent drop in use of nolle prosequis

THE use of nolle prosequi orders to hack away at the backlog of criminal matters before the courts decreased by more than 60 percent in 2017 compared with the previous year, Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday.

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Threefold short-term debt rise'too much'

By NEIL HARTNELLA former state minister for finance yesterday blasted the Government’s plan to increase its short-term debt limit three-fold as “alarming” and “too much”, suggesting to Tribune Business the move had resulted from this administration’s spending excesses.

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The keys to excellence in 2012

By Pastor Kevin Ewing The defining moments of 2012 will be predicated on the people you decided to leave behind or bring along out of 2011. It will also be a reflection of whether you became bitter of better through the many challenges of 2011. God has a

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Government aims to raise short term debt limit threefold

The Government is preparing to increase its short-term borrowing threshold three-fold to 60 per cent, a key Ministry of Finance consultant yesterday conceding this was “a huge jump” for which there was little alternative.

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INSIGHT: A ‘wink and a nod’ vaccination mandate makes for challenging times

THE COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage around the world – with 182 countries registering cases last week – which brings us to a question that has yet to be answered: “Where are the next batch of vaccines to inoculate our citizens going to come from?”

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Treasury revenues slumped 55% in year's final quarter

THE COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to a 55.2 percent contraction in receipts across taxed industries, according to the Ministry of Finance’s budgetary performance report for the fourth quarter of the 2019/2020 fiscal year.

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‘I worry about the salvation of the Church’

I WORRY about the salvation of the Church, yes I said it, I worry.