Corruption, poor fiscal responsibility, outdated and detrimental mortgage and lending laws, and inadequate education and training regimes in The Bahamas have had adverse consequences for the banking industry, according to Tim Rider, Royal Bank of Canada’s (RBC) senior vice president for sales in the bank’s
The Bahamas could have to one day choose between its relationship with the Chinese or the Americans, an expert in Asian affairs Jamie Metzl said yesterday, adding that China can call in the debt countries in the region owe at any time, which could have
Founding Partner of Omni Financial Group Limited Dr. Kenneth Rodgers revealed yesterday that the organization will be expanding its services throughout the Family Islands to offer residents banking services in the wake of commercial banks exiting those islands. The company currently offers its services on
Omni Financial Group Limited will be the first Bahamian private company to receive a recovery loan of $1 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in an effort to launch its new accounts receivable financing (factoring) product, combined with a digital platform, to help expand
Comfort Suites Paradise Island.
Comfort Suites Paradise Island, one of the most affordable, family-friendly hotels in the Caribbean, is looking forward to welcoming more families with children in 2018.
"With family and multi-generational travel on the rise, we invite this important segment to experience all that we have to offer,"
Pictured are three generations of Sands men. In this photo, recently appointed General Manager of Jimmy's Wines & Spirits Gary Sands (left), Sands family patriarch Everette Sands (center) and Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company President and CEO James “Jimmy” Sands (right) pose with Ebbie "Bonefish Ebbie" David during a recent trip to Bimini.
Gary Sands is making history in the beverage industry worldwide. He is one of the youngest persons ever to take the helm of a major beverage company. At the age of 27, Sands has recently been promoted to general manager of Jimmy’s Wines & Spirits,
Although Bahamas Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander told National Review on January 17 — the same day Attorney General Carl Bethel addressed a United Nations body on human rights issues — that he had not received a copy of the Sexual Offences (Amendment Bill)
The fire continued to burn into the night on Saturday.
Once again we are in an unwelcome, yet familiar, place.
When we saw smoke coming from the New Providence Landfill on Saturday afternoon, we feared we were about to face a repeat of last March, when a fire burned for nearly a month, forcing area residents
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis during a nationally televised address.
For the first time since the labor force survey was taken in April 2011, the number of discouraged workers actually increased in October–November 2017, when the most recent survey was taken.
This means there was an increase in the number of people who gave up looking
A fire raged in The Mudd in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, on Sunday. Police estimated that up to 60 homes were destroyed. Vado Bootle
In November 2005 after fire raged through The Mudd in Abaco, Perry Christie, who at the time was prime minister, announced that the government would block any effort to build new structures in the Marsh Harbour shantytown.
“Governments in the past have refused or failed to