Monday, May 25, 2020

After weeks of petitioning, real estate companies are now allowed to operate based on the newest amendments to the emergency powers regulations. Last month, Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA) President Christine Wallace-Whitfield said many critical transactions were left hanging in the balance since the industry was not deemed essential and was

Scott: Govt must do more than pay lip service to recovery committee reports

The government must do more than “pay lip service” to the recommendations of the Economic Recovery Committee (ERC), Chairman of the Tourism Development Corporation (TDC)

Arawak Port Development’s 3Q results favorable amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Arawak Port Development Limited (APD) reported a 14 percent increase over budgeted numbers in its third quarter (3Q) revenues, 13

Mega resorts will have tough time in COVID-19  world, predicts tourism execs

Both Chairman of the Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) Michael Scott and Chief Executive Officer of Kamalame Cay Michael King believe The Bahamas’ mega hotels will

Now is the time to focus on economic diversification, notes CFAL president

Mismanagement of the country’s finances over the years has led to what President of Colina Financial Advisors Limited (CFAL) Anthony Ferguson yesterday called a pandemic

Three practical ways to support your teams through tough times

In this unprecedented and uncertain time, many leaders and managers

Women who make it real: a course in success and achievement

On Sunday, March 8 people celebrated International Women’s Day around

PM: Far-reaching structural changes needed for economy

Calling this post-Hurricane Dorian and post-COVID-19 period one of the most challenging periods ever in the history of The Bahamas, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis

CARICOM calls on EU member states to reject latest blacklist

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in a statement on Tuesday, called on European Union (EU) member states to reject the European Commission’s (EC) latest blacklist published

Bethel on global financial watchdogs: We cannot let our guard down again

The Bahamas must work to be ahead of global financial watchdogs if it is to remain off lists of non-complaint jurisdictions, Attorney General Carl Bethel

Shell, BPL deals in a matter of weeks

Shell North America and Bahamas Power and Light will have completed deals in a matter of weeks, Shell’s General Manager of Market Development Markus Hector

Johnson: Substantive progress made on tax residency certificates

Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration Elsworth Johnson yesterday said the government has made substantive progress toward starting the issuance of tax

GBPA spearheads economic stimulus initiative

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – A recent partnership between The Bahamas Red Cross Society (BRCS) and the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) will offer much-needed economic

Three steps to take back your power if you are professionally scarred 

So many professionals have had awful experiences with senior management

Likeable vs. popular in the workplace

Likeability in the workplace is a characteristic I promote. Often

Do your teens come across as confident and educated?

The practice of good speech habits can improve your personal

The leadership people need in a crisis

“Nothing so undermines organizational change as the failure to think

Five behaviors that make you a difficult person

We have all thought to ourselves and even discussed with

Five steps to a new downtown

This is the final article in a series on the

Three myths about downtown development

Myth #2: Downtown is only a commercial zone Every downtown started

Three myths about downtown development

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

Time for a new playbook

A playbook is what professional teams use before they go

Going bananas

Like most Bahamians being locked down, I am really getting my faith

The uncertainly of it all

On Wednesday, March 18, my daughter Lauren and I started