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Results for: Minister for Financial Services Ryan Pinder

Bahamas government meets with Buckeye

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

The Bahamas government met with senior executives from Buckeye Partners Ltd , which owns the BORCO oil storage and refining facility in Freeport, Grand Bahama, 25 March, 2013. Prime Minister Perry Christie, Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna Martin, and Minister of the Environment and Housing Kenred Dorsett attended the meeting. A number of matters were discussed, in particular the recent marine spills in waters in the vicinity of......


New flight from Italy to Grand Bahama arrives

Monday, June 13th, 2016 | Filed Under: News & Press

...80 passengers on the inaugural trip. Director of Ministry of Tourism, Freeport, Grand Bahama, Betty Bethel was at hand to welcome the visitors. Pictured: Bahamian officials welcome visitors to Grand Bahama June 9, 2016. From left: Betty Bethel; Jamie Davis, Customs Department; Elevton Bonaby, Immigration Department; Russell Miller, Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board; Rev. Peter Pinder, President of the Grand Bahama Christian Council.(BIS......


Olympic gold winners tour Eleuthera – photos

Friday, August 24th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...4 x 400 metres Olympic gold medal team was welcomed to Eleuthera on August 22, with a day of celebrations and a tour of the island. Starting at the North Eleuthera Airport, medal winners Chris Brown, Ramon Miller, Demetrius Pinder and Michael Matthieu then travelled to Harbour Island for breakfast at the Tingum Village Hotel followed by a motorcade. The tour then took in the Glass Window Bridge, Gregory Town, Hatchet Bay and Governor’s......


‘Critical’ infrastructure projects named in Budget debate

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 | Filed Under: News & Press

...of seawalls are among the “critical” projects that the government will focus on in the upcoming year, according to Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister’s contribution to the Mid-Term Budget Debate March 19, 2018. Minister Bannister said there is much to be done in the Family Islands and his Ministry “eagerly” embraces the challenge. He said that he will visit Exuma, Grand Bahama and MICAL (Mayaguana, Inagua, Crooked Island, Acklins......


Governor General visits Grand Bahama Ministry

Monday, December 24th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...omotion of agricultural development in Grand Bahama; Advancement of health and educational infrastructure in liaison with relevant ministries; Promotion of employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in Grand Bahama; Social Services for Grand Bahama; Community relocation and rehabilitation of Lewis Yard and Pinder’s Point; and Environmental protection for Grand Bahama. Sir Arthur; Lady Foulkes; Sarah St. George, deputy chairperson of the Grand......


Hauling in crawfish

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 | Filed Under: Features

...bster,” he explains. Fishermen know that perhaps prices will not hit the $4-$5 per-pound profit levels seen in 2007, but they are optimistic that they will reach at least to a $2-$3 per pound profit, continues La-Roda. Abner Pinder, chief councillor for Spanish Wells, a tiny island that sits just off the northwest tip of Eleuthera, agrees. “The economy is taking a serious blow,” he says. “And Spanish Wells, for years, has depended on its lobster......


Government inspects BORCO

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...rently in Grand Bahama conducting a site inspection of the Bahamas Oil Refining Company (BORCO) facilities owned by Buckeye Partners PL (NYSE:BPL). The team was joined by officials from the Department of Environmental Health Services, the Royal Bahamas Police Force and the Police Fire Department, as well as environmental personnel from the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA). The Ministry is looking into all aspects of BORCO’s operations on......


Sixth annual Regional Compliance Conference set for March

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...held in Trinidad March 1-2, with additional Excel Workshop to follow on the March 3. A comprehensive, networking opportunity for professionals in the compliance, regulatory, and anti-money laundering sectors of the financial services industry, the conference will bring together compliance professionals throughout the region with an international line up of speakers, sponsors and delegates. The award-winning journalist and best selling author......


RBC celebrates Volunteer Week

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Down’s syndrome and autism. RBC volunteers will assist in this activity. “The organization has very little volunteer support, so our involvement will allow for more personal interaction with each child,” says Kirkwood Pinder, manager, Securities & Lending Compliance Centre, who is coordinating the project. “RBC volunteers will also be raising funds to donate toys for the children.” Another team of employees is volunteering at a......


New boost for Grand Bahama tourism

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 | Filed Under: News & Press

...blishment of heritage resource centres is increasing too,” he says. According to figures from The Central Bank of The Bahamas, sea arrivals to Grand Bahama were up by 14.9 per cent year on year in the first quarter of 2010, while overall arrivals to The Bahamas rose 9.2 per cent to 1.4 million. In 2009, MOTA named five heritage sites on the island. They are Mermaid Pond in Lewis Yard, Pinder’s Point Lighthouse at Hawksbill Creek, the......


Bahamas Olympic athletes ready for London 2012 – video

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Bahamian Olympic runners Chris Brown, Demetrius Pinder and Sheniqua Ferguson talk about what it means for them to be representing their country at the London 2012 Olympics. Watch interviews with the athletes here.......


Olympic heroes return – video

Thursday, August 16th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Olympic gold medal winning 4x400m men’s relay team Michael Mathieu, Chris Brown, Demetrius Pinder and Ramon Miller returned home to The Bahamas last week and met with their team sponsor, Bank of The Bahamas. Watch a video of their triumphant return here.......

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