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Wednesday, December 3, 2003

Radisson Signing Sparks Domino Effect

The anticipated domino effect created by last week's signing of an industrial agreement for more than 200 middle managers and supervisors at the government-owned Radisson Cable Beach Resort is already evident. Now that the long-delayed signing is history, executives of the Bahamas Hotel Managerial... Sign in to see full entry.

Hotel Union Threatens Strike

Negotiations for a new industrial agreement for line staff at 11 hotel properties in the country came to an unexpected and grinding halt last night with hotel union executives walking out of a crucial meeting. As the impasse became apparent, President of the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, October 3, 2003

Moody’s Gives Favourable Report On Bahamas

The government faces the task of containing larger fiscal deficits at a time of uncertain tourism prospects and subdued prospects for economic growth, according to an analyst for Moody’s Investor Service. But Moody’s said in its annual report on The Bahamas which was released Monday that the... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, October 2, 2003

PM: Urban Planning Shameful

There is a 'desperate' need for a new high school in the southwest area of New Providence because of a burgeoning population and an aggressive housing campaign being undertaken by the government, according to Prime Minister Perry Christie. Mr. Christie said Saturday that a Canadian firm hired by his... Sign in to see full entry.

'Incredible' Revenue Challenge

The government will have to find millions more dollars than originally anticipated to improve the airport dubbed "the worst airport in the world" by hotel mogul Sol Kerzner. Prime Minister Perry Christie made the revelation Saturday, while acknowledging that Mr. Kerzner exaggerated in his... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, September 28, 2003

Government Gets Tough On Terrorism Financing

Reaffirming the country’s commitment to aiding in the U.S.-led international war on terrorism, Attorney General Alfred Sears yesterday led debate on a crucial bill he said would safeguard the integrity of The Bahamas. Concerns that some terrorist organizations may have been using The Bahamas and... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, September 26, 2003

Kerzner To Develop Atlantis II

Kerzner International has announced that it is taking the Atlantis brand international, revealing plans to develop a $650 million Arabian-inspired resort in the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai. The company’s Chairman Sol Kerzner said in a press release, “Since we first entered the Bahamas, we... Sign in to see full entry.

Bahamians May Question Relevance Of British Monarchy

Questioning the relevance of the British monarchy is gaining more regional attention with a call this week by Jamaican Prime Minister P. J. Patterson for his country to adopt a republican form of government and drop the Queen as head of state. Mr. Patterson said he hopes this would become a reality... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, September 16, 2003

Committee Recommends Financial Assistance For BISX

The need for an institution like the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) is so vital to the country’s developing economy that a government-appointed committee is recommending that it receives financial help. Last year, the Central Bank of The Bahamas pumped $150,000 into the beleaguered... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, September 3, 2003

Crime Hurting Bahamas Businesses

The economic impact of crime on the cost of living and competitiveness is staggering, a survey released Tuesday by a coalition of business organizations found. Petty crimes like employee theft and shoplifting, in particular, are having a significant adverse effect on businesses, the economy and... Sign in to see full entry.

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