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GB Minister: Grand Bahamians should seek out opportunites

In his address to the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants event in Freeport last week, Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson said that Grand Bahamians must seek out and promote opportunities. Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator Kwasi Thompson (left) chats at the seminar in Grand Bahama November 18, 2017. (BIS Photo/Andrew Coakley)

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

In his address to the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) event in Freeport last weekend, Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of The Prime Minister Kwasi Thompson said that Grand Bahamians must seek out and promote opportunities.

“There are opportunities available in and for Grand Bahama,” said Minister Thompson at the November 18 event. “It is those opportunities that we should be talking about and selling our strengths, which we certainly have lots of.”

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PM officially opens SLS Baha Mar

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis welcomed the SLS Brand to The Bahamas during the Official Opening of the SLS Baha Mar November 17. 

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Monday, November 20, 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis welcomed the SLS Brand to The Bahamas during the official opening of the SLS Baha Mar hotel November 17.

SLS adds to the collection of global brands at Baha Mar, including the Grand Hyatt and Rosewood brands, in addition to the presence of 30 luxury retail outlets.

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Turnquest: Bond issuance part of ‘pragmatic debt management strategy’

Speaking to the House of Assembly November 15, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest gave details the government’s recent US$750 million bond issuance, which is expected to close November 21, 2017. 

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Friday, November 17, 2017
Friday, November 17, 2017

Speaking to the House of Assembly November 15, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest gave details the government’s recent US$750 million bond issuance, which is expected to close November 21, 2017.

DPM Turnquest explained that all of the government’s financing activities are conducted within the constraints of its approved borrowing authorities, and shaped and informed by pragmatic debt management strategies.

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FS Minister bullish on plans for economy

The government is "aggressively" pursuing ways to boost the economy, according to the Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration Brent Symonette. The Minister made the remark while addressing stakeholders during the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants Accountants Week opening ceremony this week. Pictured: Minister Symonette addresses stakeholders during the BICA Accountants Week. (BIS Photos/Kristaan Ingraham)

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017

The government is “aggressively” pursuing ways to boost the economy, according to the Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration Brent Symonette.

The Minister made the remark while speaking to stakeholders during the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) Accountants Week opening ceremony.

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Government is to set up a Deliverables Unit early next year to monitor and guide public finance projects. Watch a ZNS Network news report here. 

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Continue to see videoGovernment is to set up a Deliverables Unit early next year to monitor and guide public finance projects. Watch a ZNS Network news report here.
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Baha Mar offering expands

The Baha Mar resort on Cable Beach has welcomed 300 new employees, as SLS Baha Mar opens its doors to hotel guests for the first time, along with three new culinary outlets and bars. 

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Baha Mar resort on Cable Beach has welcomed 300 new employees, as SLS Baha Mar opens its doors to hotel guests for the first time, along with three new culinary and cocktail outlets: Cleo, Monkey Bar and Bungalow Pool Bar & Grill.

Following SLS Baha Mar’s soft opening November 7, the first hotel guests started arriving this week, and reservations are now live on the website.

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LOM deepens commitment to The Bahamas

On November 9, LOM Financial (Bahamas) officially opened its corporate office – the 3,708 sq ft LOM House at Old Fort Bay, purchased by the company's real estate arm for $2 million. Pictured: Scott Lines, LOM Financial Group’s chairman and CEO. (Photo courtesy Azulify)

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Where others see challenges, brothers Scott and Craig Lines of LOM Financial (Bahamas) see opportunities.

It’s why their firm is deepening its involvement in the offshore industry, as onshore critics say the tides are going out, not coming in.

On November 9, the firm officially opened its corporate office – the 3,708 sq ft LOM House at Old Fort Bay, purchased by the company’s real estate arm, LOM Properties Ltd for $2 million. LOM has set up shop on the first floor and plans to rent the other floor to tenants.

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Inaugural flight from Germany touches down – photos

Condor Airlines's inaugural flight from Frankfurt, Germany touched down in Nassau, November 13. Pictured: Condor Airlines receives traditional water welcome upon arrival to Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau. (Photo courtesy MOTA)

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Condor Airlines’s inaugural flight from Frankfurt, Germany touched down at Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau November 13

Condor Airlines has made a substantial investment in the Bahamian economy with the reintroduction of direct flights between Germany and The Bahamas for the first time in over ten years.

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The Cove at Atlantis rolled out the red carpet this weekend to VIP guests, debuting its refreshed ultra-luxurious Paradise Island resort in a series of lavish events paying homage to Bahamian culture in a truly authentic experience. 

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Monday, November 13, 2017
Monday, November 13, 2017

Atlantis Paradise IslandThe Cove at Atlantis rolled out the red carpet this weekend to VIP guests, debuting its refreshed ultra-luxurious Paradise Island resort in a series of lavish events paying homage to Bahamian culture in a truly authentic experience.

Nearly a year ago, The Cove embarked upon a journey to embrace Bahamian culture, infusing its essence into the resort’s offerings. Over the weekend the work of artists, musicians, designers, and chefs was revealed as guests were immersed in Bahamian culture, taking in art, design, and local cuisine, alongside the resort’s new look and feel.

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New ferry makes inaugural trip to GB

Parliamentary Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe officially welcomed the crew and passengers of the FRS Caribbean vessel, San Gwann to Freeport, Grand Bahama November 9. Pictured: Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe (left), makes a plaque presentation to David Gudgel, CEO, FRS Caribbean. (BIS Photo/Lisa Davis)

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Friday, November 10, 2017
Friday, November 10, 2017

Parliamentary Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe officially welcomed the crew and passengers of the FRS Caribbean vessel, San Gwann to Freeport, Grand Bahama November 9.

The occasion was the start-up of a three-times-a-week service between Miami, Florida, and Grand Bahama.

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