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RBC Royal Bank Launches Private Banking Louis Bacon Upsets Bahamian Parliament
 

RBC Royal Bank Launches Private Banking

RBC Royal Bank on April 26, 2016 officially launched its suite of Private Banking services in The Bahamas. Held at Sapodilla Estates, Private Banking guests experienced an evening of networking, entertainment and presentations on the product offerings, while connecting directly with senior executives of RBC Royal Bank and the Private Banking Team. Bringing introductory remarks, […]

Louis Bacon Upsets Bahamian Parliament

Participants of the Love 97 Radio talk show, Issues of The Day, were generally of the view that Louis Bacon, an international hedge-fund operator, is using the courts to muzzle Members of Parliament and to limit their free speech. Lawyers for Save The Bays, Bacon’s super PAC, filed an injunction against Members of Parliament in […]

The Region Seeks Ways to Strengthen Social Security

29 April 2016

Countries within the region are strategizing ways to ensure sustainability of their respective social security schemes. Minister of Labour and National Insurance, and Minister of the Public Service, the Hon. Shane Gibson, said Wednesday that he was happy the agenda of the 27th CARICOM Heads of Social Security Meeting would focus on advancing social security […]

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Bahamian Luke Maillis sets national records during freediving competition at Dean’s Blue Hole

29 April 2016

Bahamian Luke Maillis set three national records in freediving at the ninth annual Vertical Blue Freediving Competition held at Dean’s Blue Hole in Long Island last week.   Maillis dove to a depth of 37 meters or 121 feet in one minute 45 seconds in the constant no fins category and 46 meters or 150 […]

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Liberty Global To Buy BTC

29 April 2016

BTC could have a new parent company in a matter of weeks British Company Liberty Global PLC is in the final stages of purchasing Columbus International Inc. – formerly Cable and Wireless – the parent company of BTC . It is reported that Liberty Global purchased the company for $5.3 billion late last year. The […]

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FNM Pulls PLP “Corrupt Files”

29 April 2016

The Free National Movement (FNM) yesterday in a press release, pulled out what it called “corruption files” on the members of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). FNM Chairman, Sidney Collie said the PLP cannot represent the people “when it is putting itself ahead of them”. The first file was pulled on Deputy Prime Minister Philip […]

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Fields: Cabbage Beach Land Is Private Property

29 April 2016

Atlantis Senior Vice President Ed Fields yesterday in a press release sought to dismiss any notion that he is not sympathetic towards the Cabbage Beach Vendors involved in the ongoing land access dispute, for their business; while asserting that the land in question is actually private property.   The release said Mr. Fields should be […]

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Activist: “Save The Bays Is No Environmental Group”

29 April 2016

By: P.J. Malone   Hedge-fund billionaire, Louis Bacon, uses Save The Bays as his base to attack Peter Nygard and any institution he deems not worthy of existence, says Vivian Whylly.   Whylly, an environmental activist who fought to save Clifton Cay from developers, made some strong arguments and profound revelations on the JCN Television […]

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9th UK-Caribbean Ministerial Forum Convenes in Grand Bahama

29 April 2016

One hundred and 50 delegates from 23 countries will converge on Grand Bahama for the 9th UK-Caribbean Ministerial Forum, April 28-30, 2016 at the Grand Lucayan resort, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, the Hon. Fred Mitchell announced during a press conference on Wednesday.   Prime Minister of The Bahamas Perry Christie, will officially open […]

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Save Our Bahamas Backs Dame Joan

28 April 2016

The Save Our Bahamas organization is throwing its support behind Dame Joan Sawyer after she said she would be voting no to all of the Gender Equality referendum questions and called it “a waste of time”. Since the former Court of Appeal president made her statement, she has received mounting backlash. Earlier this week, Attorney […]

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CFA Society Ignites Economic Conversation at The College of The Bahamas

28 April 2016

Recently at The College of the Bahamas, The Alumni Relations and Development Office collaborated with the CFA Society of The Bahamas to present a panel discussion under the theme “Survival of The Bahamian Economy.” The event proved to be very exciting as students, finance professionals and consultants all contributed to the discussion of the current […]

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“Same Sex Marriage Possible,” Says Smith

28 April 2016

President of the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association Fred Smith has dismissed claims of those opposing the gender equality referendum with the belief that a “yes vote” can lead to same sex marriages as he says The Bahamas Constitution already allows it.   After expressing the GBHRA’s support for the “vote yes” campaign, the attorneys […]

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