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August, 2016

  • 10 August

    Gambling and Social Fiber

    Dear Editor, To those who know me, or read me, know I am strongly opposed to web shops (gambling), not so much from a Christian point of view as from social perspective. And so I was not surprised to read the story on Page 5 of The Tribune on Thursday, …

March, 2016

  • 31 March

    Prime Minister Acknowledges Need to Reduce Red Tape

    While addressing the Bahamas Financial Services Board’s (BFSB) International Business & Finance (IBFS) summit in Abaco on March 19, Prime Minister Perry Christie acknowledged that the Bahamas must fix “broken systems that no longer serve our needs” in order to remain competitive in financial services and other international industries.

  • 31 March

    International Business and Finance Summit Held in Abaco

    The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) held their annual financial services conclave at the Pavilion at Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour on March 11 through 12 where senior officers of financial institutions discussed strategies to make the industry more competitive.

February, 2014

  • 4 February

    Min. Halkitis speaks to Abaco on VAT Tax

    During the Vision Empowerment VAT Seminar at Change Ministries Minister of State for Finance, Michael Halkitis spoke to a room of about 150 persons concerning the proposed Value Added Tax (VAT) due to be implemented on July 1, 2014 and answered questions from the audience.