Executives at the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) announced plans for Value Added Tax (VAT) readiness training for businesses to commence on Grand Bahama in the coming weeks.
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One of China’s major investment conferences targeting Asian investors will be the anchor event of a two-week promotional programme by the Ministry of Financial Services and the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB).
Arnold W. Donald, who heads the $3.6 billion Carnival Corporation, will headline the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation annual mix and mingle for business leaders, movers and shakers at an event being called The Wind Down: Where Business + Leisure Meet October 2.
In an effort to reinforce their Quality Management System, manage their fire risks, and reinforce Health and Safety in the workplace, Ports International’s employees received a Fire Safety Training and Demonstration from local company Bahamas Fire & Safety.
The Prime Minister addressed recent agreement by the Government to remove various customs fees paid by Port Licencees from July 2013, while touring the Grand Bahama Shipyard.
Former workers of City Markets are angered at the proposal of share offering made by Mark Finlayson this week and have all strongly rejected this offer. Workers have been denied their pension and severance packages since 2012 when the company was closed and later sold.
Capturing the essence of a chic Italian eatery in the heart of the country’s capital, while overlooking a beautiful Bahamian waterfront and harbour, it has been 10 years since Luciano’s of Chicago first opened its doors…
Virtually every serious study that has ever been done of the economic impacts of casinos shows that their costs far exceed their benefits and that they are a poor use of precious land.
The Bahamas’ sovereign credit rating was yesterday cut to just two notches above “junk” status, as a leading Wall Street agency reacted to this nation’s “subdued economic growth” and continued fiscal weakness.