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Losses suffered by Bahamasair during the mandated evacuation assistance the airline provided for Grand Bahamians and Abaconians after Hurricane Dorian, means the airline will have to seek new revenue sources or have government increase its annual subsidy, or both, Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday. D’Aguilar, who made

Marsh Harbour must be moved more inland, stresses Lewis

The effects of Hurricane Dorian have shown that Marsh Harbour needs to be shifted inland and placed on higher ground, Minister of State in the Ministry of

BOB reports $2.2 mil. net profit in first half of fiscal year

Continuing its trend of profitability and growth, the Bank of The Bahamas (BoB) recorded a net income of $2.2 million for the first six months

Government not trying to micromanage ease of doing business survey

Chairperson of the National Ease of Doing Business Committee (NEDBC) Lynn Holowesko said that errors made by the persons selected to fill out the World Bank’s ease

Civil aviation authority hires firm to improve ‘abysmal’ ICAO scores

The Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority has been forced to hire a company out of Miami, Florida to assist it in correcting “abysmal” scores the International Civil Aviation

INSIGHT
Why companies should utilize vision board workshops

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How strong is your leadership?

“Everything rises and falls on leadership.” – John Maxwell Leadership has

MORE BUSINESS
BPC’s initial subscription closes at $914,000

Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) closed out its initial offering for shares in its mutual fund investment vehicle just shy of $1 million in subscriptions. The company

Transformation of PI lighthouse site will cost $2 million

The transformation of the westernmost portion of Paradise Island – which contains a historic lighthouse – into a beach club will take developer Toby Smith

CPS completes cleanup of The Mudd

Caribbean Pavement Solutions (CPS) has completed its cleanup of the The Mudd shantytown in Marsh Harbour, five and a half months after Hurricane Dorian destroyed

Report details damage to reefs caused by Dorian

A just released official report on the impact of Hurricane Dorian on coral reefs and the marine environments surrounding Abaco and Grand Bahama has found

‘Bahamians should finish The Pointe’

Former President of the Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) Leonard Sands said yesterday that he is incensed at the suggestion that work at The Pointe will be

CDB projects positive regional growth

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projecting regional economic growth for all of its borrowing member countries (BMC) of just over four percent, its president,

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Do your teens come across as confident and educated?

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Practice makes perfect. There are certain elements of communication that

PEOPLE, PASSION AND PROFIT
Five behaviors that make you a difficult person

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Dear employer: Probation is for you too

Have you ever been on an interview and examined an

How work is failing families

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IF YOUR HOME COULD SPEAK
Three myths about downtown development

Once again, downtown development is in the news. For over

Is architectural design a commodity?

“A commodity is a basic good used in commerce that

Why don’t we build porches anymore?

Recently I was asked why Bahamian homes no longer have

REAL ESTATE REALITIES
What are we to do?

Sometimes I miscalculate when taking a shortcut and hit the

Kicking the can

Kicking the can seems to be a favorite Bahamian thing

Dear Santa…

Dear Santa, I realize you have a tough job ahead