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Palm Cay Launches Phase Three – The Anchorage

Palm Cay Launches Phase Three – The Anchorage

More than 120 people turned out for an open house at Palm Cay last week, touring the nearly 70-acre oceanfront residential and marina development on New Providence’s southeastern shore. The occasion was the launch of phase three of the community’s condominium component, The Anchorage. Phases one and two are sold out and construction is slated [...]

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Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality Mobilizes To Improve Labeling of Goods and Products

Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality Mobilizes To Improve Labeling of Goods and Products

As the Minister of Financial Services with responsibility for the recently established Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality, Hope Strachan announced that the bureau’s work will begin by improving the labeling of goods and products. She made the announcement at the Bureau’s Sensitization Meeting for the Constitution of Technical Committees for Labeling Standards of Goods [...]

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Milo Butler Partnership with NEMA in Full Swing

Milo Butler Partnership with NEMA in Full Swing

This hurricane season, Milo Butler Distributors is teaming up with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to promote hurricane preparedness throughout the country. The partnership coincides with the company’s introduction of Swinger Safety Matches to the local market. “We wanted to come up with a creative way to launch the Swinger Safety Matches line and [...]

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New Unit, Regulatory Changes for Petroleum Companies, Forthcoming

The government has taken the necessary steps towards the establishment of a Department of Environmental Monitoring and Planning Unit that will be responsible for implementing rules and regulations to prevent, manage and mitigate fuel leaks such as the one that occurred at the Rubis Robinson Road Service Station. The government will also implement “long overdue [...]

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Harried Entrepreneurs Offered Online Accounting Tool– Logistikor launches new software

Harried Entrepreneurs Offered Online Accounting Tool– Logistikor launches new software

Few small businesses can afford the time and cost of electronic accounting records. That is, until now. With the introduction of value-added tax and its filing requirements forever altering the business landscape, Quincy Rolle, founder of Logistikor.com, has created an affordable, easy to use VAT invoicing and accounting software system with tools customized specifically for [...]

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First Bahamian Woman Elected ICAC President

First Bahamian Woman Elected ICAC President

The Institute of Charted Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) is pleased to announce that Jasmine Davis has been elected as its new president for the period 2015-2016. Ms. Davis was elected on June 25, 2015 at the ICAC’s 72nd Annual General Meeting held in Port of Spain, Trinidad. She is the first Bahamian woman to [...]

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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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