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Financial sector labelled ‘parody of contradiction’

The Minister of Financial Services yesterday described the industry as a “parody of contradictions”, given that many of the G-20 countries pushing for automatic tax information exchange are the main perpetrators of bank secrecy.

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Bahamas must 'get ahead' of G-20 plans

The Minister of Financial Services yesterday said the Bahamas had to “get ahead” of the policy cycle when it came to G-20/OECD initiatives targeting international financial centres, and become more than an ‘offshore centre’.

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RACE FOR THE CURE BACK FOR A SECOND YEAR

By RENALDO DORSETT Tribune Sports Reporter rdorsett@tribunemedia.net The world's largest breast cancer association has partnered with Marathon Bahamas to host the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure for the second consecutive year in the Bahamas in a weeken

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Junior Athlete of the Week

Junior Athlete of the Week Name: Eric Nabb Sport: Sailing Age: 14 G-Series Performance: Nabb won the Bahamas National Laser Radial (singlehanded) division and has qualified to represent the Bahamas in the 2012 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Wor

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Scotiabank joins forces as corporate partner with Sunshine Insurance's Race Weekend

SCOTIABANK has again joined forces with Sunshine Insurance’s Race Weekend as a corporate partner of the annual event inclusive of Marathon Bahamas and the Susan G Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure.

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sports inbrief

sports inbrief SOFTBALL NPSA RAINED OUT AFTER rain washed out its double header on Saturday night, the New Providence Softball Association (NPSA) is expected to make up those games tonight at the Baillou Sporting Complex as the regular season swings into

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Flag football resumes this weekend

AFTER a layoff last weekend in observance of Mother's Day, the Bahamas Flag Football League is scheduled to return to action at the Winton Rugby Centre on Sunday (May 20). In week nine, several teams will be meeting for

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Minister slams G-20's 'unprecedented assault' on financial industry

The Minister of Foreign Affairs has used a regional summit with the European Union (EU) to hit out at “the unprecedented assault” on the Bahamas’ financial services industry, arguing that the sector was subject to regulatory standards that matched those in developed countries.

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Dasani water to quench thirst on race weekend

FOR the fourth consecutive year, Coca-Cola is supporting the Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend. And this year all participants can be hydrated with Dasani water during the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure and Marathon Bahamas.

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Junior Athlete of the Week

Name: Amber Ford Sport: Athletics Age: 14 G-Series Performance: Competing in the Silver Lightning's Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Championships at Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadium on Saturday, Ford surged to the front and held on for her vict

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sports inbrief

Name: Valin Bodie Age: 17 Sport: Soccer School: St. Augustine's College Grade: 11 G-Series Performance: Bodie helped lead the U-17 Cavalier FC boys team to victory in the Bahamas Football Association's Knock Out Tournament last weekend. He scored th

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Junior Athlete of the Week

Name: Simone Pratt Sport: Tennis School: Home Schooled Age: 16 G-Series Performance: The Grand Bahamian native made history as the first Bahamian to play in the main draw of an international tournament when she played in the opening round of the Baham

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Junior Athlete of the Week

Name: Simone Pratt Sport: Tennis School: Home Schooled Age: 16 G-Series Performance: The Grand Bahamian native made history as the first Bahamian to play in the main draw of an international tournament when she played in the opening round of the Baham

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Marathon to 'easily exceed' 2,000 resort room nights

By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor Marathon Bahamas organisers yesterday said hotel room nights generated by visiting athletes and their relatives would "easily exceed 2,000", with "one of the nation's leading sports tourism events" providing a muc

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BFSB summit focuses on tax, regulatory demands

The global focus on taxation, anti-money laundering and demands for greater transparency will be discussed at this week’s International Business & Finance Summit (IBFS).

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Hitmen to face off with Operators

The first year Lady Hitmen will meet the pennant winning Bommer G Lady Operators in the women’s final of the NPSA – New Providence Softball Association.

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No 'wholesale panic' over G-20 automatic tax exchange push

The Bahamas must avoid “wholesale panic” over G-20/OECD efforts to drive the world to automatic tax information exchange, a leading private sector executive instead urging this jurisdiction to “increase” its financial services ‘value proposition’.

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Nothing new under the sun

Seems you have problems with discrimination, (Letters, Faceless, 11/2 15).

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Junior athlete of the week

Junior athlete of the week Name: Byron Ferguson Jr Sport: Baseball School: Trinity Christian Academy (Lake Worth, Florida) Age: 18 G-Series Performance: An impressive two-way performance from Ferguson this week led Trinity Christian Academy to a 4-1 win

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JUNIOR ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Name: Latario Collie-Minns Age: 17 Sports: Track & Field School: Teleos Christian Academy Grade: 12 G-Series Performance: Competing at the Star Trackers 9th Star Performers Track Classic at Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadium Saturday, Collie-Minns