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BAMSI Farm Manger Attends Training Seminar

BAMSI Farm Manger Attends Training Seminar

Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) Assistant Farm Manager Cameron Lightbourne recently participated in a special workshop hosted by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) – “Train-the-Trainer in Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).” Sponsored by the European Union, the training sessions were administered by IICA as part of [...]

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Cable Bahamas Expands Customer Service Options in Partnership with Cash N’ Go, Bringing More Payment Locations across Multiple Islands

One month after providing more payment locations to its customers in New Providence, Cable Bahamas has announced that it has expanded its partnership with Cash N’ Go to bring the same option for bill payment to subscribers in Grand Bahama, Abaco and Exuma. Beginning this week, subscribers in Grand Bahama will have two new pay [...]

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Positioned For Growth – Rik Parkhill, CEO

CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank is experiencing significant growth across the Caribbean and is working with several public and private sector entities to implement multi-million dollar projects across the region. Rik Parkhill, CEO of the bank which has operations in 17 islands, said “with many of the island nations of the region now emerging from the [...]

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Pension Funds Funding More Infrastructure Projects In Caribbean

Pension Funds are going to be used increasingly to finance long term infrastructure development, according to the forecast of a team of international and regional investors attending the third annual CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Infrastructure Conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Addressing the topic “Caribbean Infrastructure as an Asset Class: International and Regional Investors Perspectives,” the [...]

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Public Private Partnerships Spawn Caribbean Airport Development

Public Private Partnerships Spawn Caribbean Airport Development

Public Private Partnerships (PPP) have been instrumental in the redevelopment of several airports in the Caribbean, contributing to the economic wellbeing and development of the region. David Pratt, Managing Director, LeighFisher, a major international airport investor, noted at the conference on Thursday that work has been completed in the Caribbean on international airports in Jamaica, [...]

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CBL Chairman Shares Solid Performance News at AGM

Calling it “an exciting business, a great company with great potential,” Commonwealth Brewery Limited Chairman Julian Francis delivered the news of solid performance, which includes revenue of $124.2 million and plans for growth during the company’s fourth annual general meeting on June 16 at the British Colonial Hilton. “Commonwealth Brewery Limited is a great company [...]

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Grand Bahama’s Ministry of Youth Fresh Start Programme to receive a Larger Budget

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson said the ministry’s Fresh Start Programme’s will received a bigger budget in the future. Minister Johnson was speaking at the graduation ceremony for 60 students of the Fresh Start Class of 2015 at the Foster B. Pestina Hall on Friday, June 12, 2015. Fresh Start is [...]

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Cable Bahamas Proposes Share Split

Cable Bahamas Ltd (CBL) announced this week that it would be proposing at its upcoming annual general meeting a three-for-one (3:1) share split of its ordinary shares, providing greater marketability and liquidity in the market and making shares more affordable, especially to potential smaller investors. If approved, the directors of the company will determine the [...]

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Kalik Radler 0.0% Partners with Bahamasair

The next time you board a Bahamasair international flight you might be in for a thirst-quenching surprise. The airline is partnering with Commonwealth Brewery Limited (CBL) during the month of June to bring a little something extra to flight time – service of complimentary non-alcoholic Kalik Radler 0.0 per cent. “June is a busy travel [...]

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Gov’t urged to deal swiftly with Clifton oil pollution

Nearly six months after the government announced it would spend $10 million on oil spill remediation efforts, petrochemical pollution remains a serious threat to the sensitive marine environment throughout The Bahamas, but particularly at Clifton Bay, environmentalists say. Vanessa Haley-Benjamin, CEO of the fast-growing social and environmental movement Save The Bays (STB), said recent complaints [...]

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