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Bahamas re-elected to IMO Council

The Bahamas has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization at its 31st Assembly, taking place in London this week. Pictured: IMO headquarters in London, United Kingdom. (IMO Photo)

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

The Bahamas has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) at its 31st Assembly, taking place in London this week.

The island nation joins Jamaica as the only countries from the Caribbean region on the 40-member IMO Council and was granted the position in recognition of its “special interests in maritime transport or navigation.”

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Lombard Odier celebrates 40 years in The Bahamas – photos

Lombard Odier & Cie (Bahamas) Ltd marked a major milestone this year, celebrating 40 years of business in The Bahamas. Pictured: (from left) Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Minister of Finance; Christophe Hentsch, managing partner at Lombard Odier Group and chairman of the Bahamas Board; Sheila Johnson-Smith, executive director of the Grand Bahama Children’s Home; Niekia Horton, deputy managing director, Lombard Odier Bahamas; and Renaud Vielfaure, managing director, Lombard Odier Bahamas. (Photo courtesy Roderick Wells Photography)

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Monday, December 2, 2019
Monday, December 2, 2019

Lombard Odier & Cie (Bahamas) Ltd marked a major milestone this year, celebrating 40 years of business in The Bahamas.

In 1979, the Geneva-based bank saw potential in the local market and began its operations in Nassau bringing the same values, expertise and technology from its head office to service clients in the jurisdiction.

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The Bahamas signs EPA with UK on trade

The Bahamas has become the latest country of the Caribbean Community to ensure trade continuity with the UK following on from the ten-year-old economic partnership agreement signed between the Caribbean Forum and the European Union. 

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Monday, December 2, 2019
Monday, December 2, 2019

The Bahamas has become the latest country of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to ensure trade continuity with the UK following on from the ten-year-old economic partnership agreement (EPA) signed between the Caribbean Forum and the European Union.

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The Bahamas has officially launched a digital transformation programme that will make it possible for all major government services to be accessed online. 

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Thursday, November 28, 2019
Thursday, November 28, 2019

Bahamas launches IDB-funded digital transformation programmeThe Bahamas has officially launched a digital transformation programme that will make it possible for all major government services to be accessed online.

The programme dubbed, The Government’s Digital Transformation To Strengthen Competitiveness is being funded by a $30 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and will be implemented in phases over a six-year period.

Its main aim is to remove delays and “red tape” that citizens and business interests encounter when doing business with the government.

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BFSB ramps up efforts in the Middle East

The Bahamas Financial Services Board recently hosted a successful round of meetings and events in Dubai as it moves to explore opportunities in the Middle East. Pictured: (at left) BFSB CEO Tanya McCartney and Minister of Financial Services Elsworth Johnson (middle) meet with Essam Al Tamimi (second from right), founder and senior partner of law firm Al Tamimi & Co who delivered the keynote address at the STEP Arabia conference. (Photo courtesy STEP Arabia)

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Thursday, November 28, 2019
Thursday, November 28, 2019

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) recently hosted a successful round of meetings and events in Dubai as it moves to explore opportunities in the Middle East.

The Bahamas’ delegation, which included BFSB CEO Tanya McCartney, Minister of Financial Services Elsworth Johnson and Bahamas’ Ambassador to the UAE and the State of Qatar Tony Joudi, had a full schedule last week as they introduced the UAE to The Bahamas’ financial services portfolio.

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Transport Minister addresses IMO Assembly

Minister of Transport and Local Government Renward Wells is in London this week to address the 31st Session of the International Maritime Organization Assembly, which is being held November 25-December 4. 

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Thursday, November 28, 2019
Thursday, November 28, 2019

Minister of Transport and Local Government Renward Wells is in London this week to address the 31st Session of the International Maritime Organization Assembly, which is being held November 25-December 4.

Minister Wells addressed the assembly on behalf of the government of The Bahamas November 25.

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LPIA gears up for busy Thanksgiving weekend

Key stakeholders at Lynden Pindling International Airport have finalized plans to manage high passenger volumes over the Thanksgiving weekend. 

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Monday, November 25, 2019
Monday, November 25, 2019

Key stakeholders at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) have finalized plans to manage high passenger volumes over the Thanksgiving weekend.

Starting November 27 through to December 2 approximately 90,000 travelers will move through the country’s major gateway. Officials are working together to manage aircraft movement and passenger flows in terminal.

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MOTA in Canada – photos

A high level delegation from the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation has been in Canada recently promoting The Bahamas to the local market. See photos of the mission here. 

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Monday, November 25, 2019
Monday, November 25, 2019

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Central bank releases details of registered stock IPO

The Central Bank of The Bahamas facilitated a $10m Initial Public Offering of Bahamas Registered Stocks on behalf of the government of The Bahamas. Please view the full results here. 

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Friday, November 22, 2019
Friday, November 22, 2019

Central Bank of The Bahamas facilitated a $10m Initial Public Offering of Bahamas Registered Stocks on behalf of the government of The Bahamas.

The offering, which closed on November 13, 2019, was fully subscribed.

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Royal Caribbean Cruise Line says that Perfect Day at Coco Cay is now the company’s number one destination worldwide and that it will be bringing 2.4 million passengers to its private island next year. Watch a ZNS interview with president and CEO of Caribbean International Micheal Bayley here. 

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Friday, November 22, 2019
Friday, November 22, 2019

Continue to see videoRoyal Caribbean Cruise Line says that Perfect Day at Coco Cay is now the company’s number one destination worldwide and that it will be bringing 2.4 million passengers to its private island next year.
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