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Government issues statement on OECD blacklisting

The government of The Bahamas has issued a statement regarding the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) blacklisting of the jurisdiction. Read the government's statement in response here. 

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The government of The Bahamas has issued a statement in response to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s blacklisting of the jurisdiction.

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Sandals Royal Bahamian came up against major international hotels to secure gold at The Meetings and Incentive Travel Industry Awards at a ceremony in London 2 March. 

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Ministry of Tourism
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Sandals wins top travel industry awardSandals Royal Bahamian came up against major international hotels, including W Barcelona, Hotel Arts Barcelona, Atlantis the Palm Dubai and Four Seasons Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, to secure gold at the Meetings & Incentive Travel Industry’s Oscars at a lavish ceremony in London on Friday 2 March.

The award was presented by UK breakfast TV star, Kate Garraway, at the Battersea Evolution.

Karl Thompson, Managing Director at Unique Vacations UK commented:

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A delegation from The Bahamas participated in the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), which took place February 26-27, 2018 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Bahamas' delegation engaged in a number of high level and other meetings leading up to the assembly. Watch a video of the meeting here. 

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Bahamas Information Services
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Continue to see videoA delegation from The Bahamas participated in the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, which took place in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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Delegates of The Bahamas trade mission to Washington, DC, addressed the DC Chamber of Commerce this week, including representatives from technology and tourism organizations, and a logistic company specializing in free trade zones, among others. 

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TheBahamasInvestor.com
Friday, March 9, 2018
Friday, March 9, 2018

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest meets Sir Richard Branson

Pictured: Senator Kwasi Thompson addresses the DC Chamber of Commerce, March 6, 2018, Washington DC. (BIS PHOTO)

Delegates of The Bahamas trade mission to Washington, DC, addressed the DC Chamber of Commerce this week, including representatives from technology and tourism organizations, and a logistic company specializing in free trade zones, among others.

Presentations were made by the Ministry of Tourism, a Grand Bahama real estate firm, the Grand Bahama Port Authority, and the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employer’s Confederation (BCCEC).

Leader of the delegation, Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson, addressed the gathering on the government’s investment push and benefits of investing in The Bahamas, in particular Grand Bahama.

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AG stresses importance of global compliance

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Carl Bethel highlighted the importance of international cooperation in the financial sector during the Bahamas Financial Services Board's Bahamas Briefing held at Baha Mar, March 1. 

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TheBahamasInvestor.com
Friday, March 9, 2018
Friday, March 9, 2018

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Carl Bethel highlighted the importance of international cooperation in the financial sector during the Bahamas Financial Services Board’s (BFSB) Bahamas Briefing held at Baha Mar, March 1.

He added that over the past 20 years the international regulatory community has experienced rapid growth and change, in order to keep up with crimes – financing of terrorism and money laundering presenting challenges to the financial sector.

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Government February $20m IPO fully subscribed

The Central Bank of The Bahamas has announced that the $20,000,000 Initial Public Offering of Bahamas Registered Stock facilitated by the Central Bank on behalf of the government of The Bahamas for value February 23, 2018 was fully subscribed. 

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Central Bank of The Bahamas
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Central Bank of The Bahamas has announced that the $20,000,000 Initial Public Offering of Bahamas Registered Stock facilitated by the Central Bank on behalf of the government of The Bahamas for value February 23, 2018 was fully subscribed.

Following the Treasury Bill Tender held Friday, February 16, 2018 B$203,800,000.00 91-day Treasury Bills were fully allotted.

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LPIA ranks high among region’s best airports

Airports Council International World has announced the winners of its 2017 Airport Service Quality Awards, with Lynden Pindling International Airport earning a third-place tied ranking for Best Airport serving more than two million passengers per year in the Latin America-Caribbean region. 

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TheBahamasInvestor.com
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Airports Council International (ACI) World has announced the winners of its 2017 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards, with Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) earning a third-place tied ranking for Best Airport serving more than two million passengers per year in the Latin America-Caribbean region.

Last year marked the seventh year of LPIA participation in ASQ surveys, and the second consecutive year that the airport has placed in the region’s top three.

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DPM: Bahamas to see moderate economic growth

During his contribution to the 2017/18 Mid-Year Budget Debate yesterday, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said that the International Monetary Fund's decision to upgrade its forecast for economic growth in The Bahamas is in line with the brighter economic outlook globally and especially in the US. 

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TheBahamasInvestor.com
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest has said that the International Monetary Fund has marked up its forecast for economic growth in The Bahamas in line with the brighter economic outlook globally and especially in the US.

“Real growth in 2018 is now forecast at 2.5 per cent, up from 2.2 per cent at the time of the last budget.”

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Strengthening tourism, FDI bolsters economy – PDF

Indications are that the domestic economy sustained its modest improvement in January, reflecting the strengthening in tourism sector output, combined with foreign investment-led construction activity, according to The Central Bank of The Bahamas’ Monthly Economic and Financial Developments report for January 2018. 

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Central Bank of The Bahamas
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Indications are that the domestic economy sustained its modest improvement in January, reflecting the strengthening in tourism sector output, combined with foreign investment-led construction activity, according to The Central Bank of The Bahamas’ Monthly Economic and Financial Developments report for January 2018.

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GB Minister leads trade mission to US – photos

A Bahamian delegation led by Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson is currently on a trade mission to Washington, DC, with the aim of attracting more business and investment to The Bahamas. Pictured: Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson, centre, discusses investment opportunities with members of the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC, March 5, 2018. (BIS Photo)

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TheBahamasInvestor.com
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

A Bahamian delegation led by Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson is currently on a trade mission to Washington, DC, with the aim of attracting more business and investment to The Bahamas.

The delegation includes the Bahamas Ambassador to Washington, DC Sydney Collie, president of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation Edison Sumner and other chamber officials, officials of the Ministry of Tourism, the Bahamian Embassy, and the Grand Bahama Port Authority.

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