Local Business

Commercial banks lambasted by local veteran businessman

Ambrose Gouthro 

On the heels of the Consumer Affairs Division of the Ministry of Labor announcing its intent to address the additional charges/fees being applied by commercial banks, a veteran Grand Bahama businessman has leveled harsh criticisms at the financial institutions regarding their questionable service. A businessman in Grand Bahama since the 1960s, Ambrose Gouthro, normally a…
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Straw vendor expresses need for GB destination cruise ship

The straw/ craft vendors and operators are heavily dependent on the tourism industry. With the closure of a number of hotels, plus the lack of entertainment and attractions on the island, many have voiced their concerns with respect to the limited number of guests coming to our shores, how that impacts the economy. Those affected…
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TEC efforts ‘rocks’ on with monetary and equipment donation

As Total Education Center (TEC) executives continue their efforts of empowering and educating young adults in various industries in the technical field, one local company, Bahama Rock, remains committed in assisting the institution with its mandate. Pictured from left during a check and computer system donation are Rev. Lindy Russell, TEC; Lance Brown, Bahama Rock Project Manager and Fred Delancy, TEC.

As Total Education Center (TEC) executives continue their efforts of empowering and educating young adults in various industries in the technical field, one local company, Bahama Rock, remains committed in assisting the institution with its mandate. Lance Brown, Project Manager at Bahama Rock said that in donating to the TEC, the company is giving back,…
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DPM hears small business owners’ concerns

ANSWERING QUESTIONS – Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance answers questions from the media regarding the recent demonstration by local small business owners.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K. Peter Turnquest met with Grand Bahama small business owners at the Ministry for Grand Bahama on Friday, October 6, listening to their concerns regarding newly implemented Task Force responsible for Government Revenue Collections. The small business owners are disgruntled with the way in which the task force,…
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