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Small business, big impact … SAA celebrates 10th Anniversary

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS – Sweeting Administrative Advisors (SAA) are celebrating 10 years of being a pioneer in the virtual and shared office environment. Founder and CEO, Jamal Sweeting noted that despite the challenges of the past two-plus years with Hurricane Dorian and COVID-19, he is encouraged by the entrepreneurial spirit of Grand Bahamians. (PHOTO COURTESY OF GBPA)

“Although Grand Bahama has faced major economic challenges in recent years, investor confidence remains steady in Freeport. In fact, we continue to see a consistent increase in the number of persons looking to start businesses, especially in the micro and small business sectors,” stated Founder and CEO of Sweeting Administrative Advisors (SAA), Jamal Sweeting, a…
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Tourism Minister: ‘Vaccination is critical to economic turnaround’

TOURISM MINISTER GETS VACCINATED – Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar receives his vaccination shot. Minister D’Aguilar said the country’s economic recovery from the fall-out from the COVID-19 pandemic will depend on Bahamians, particularly those in the tourism industry, taking advantage of opportunities to receive vaccinations. (BIS PHOTO: KEMUEL STUBBS)

Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar has urged Bahamians, particularly those in the tourism industry, to take advantage of the opportunities to get vaccinated. “Our country, the revival of our critical tourism industry, employment, incomes, are dependent on tourism and tourism, trust me, is dependent on people getting vaccinated,” Minister D’Aguilar said. “If our…
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EQUINOR recommits to Grand Bahama

COMMITTED – Pictured from left to right are Charles O’Brien, Legal Manager; Arlete Thompson, Maintenance, Modification & Environmental Leader; Hilde Østerhus, Asset Manager; Kevin Stuart, Country Manager; Carl Bethel, Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs; Romauld Ferriera, Minister of the Environment and Housing; Cecilia Strachan, Permanent Secretary, Office of the Attorney-General; David Cates, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Environment and Housing. (BIS PHOTO)

The corporate leadership of EQUINOR SOUTH RIDING POINT in The Bahamas paid a courtesy call upon the Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Carl Bethel, and Minister of the Environment and Housing, Romauld Ferriera, at the Office of the Attorney-General, March 18, 2021. The team from EQUINOR presented a video overview of the impact of…
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Grand Lucayan staff welcome domestic, international guests

READY TO SERVE – The Lighthouse Pointe Hotel at the Grand Lucayan Complex is now officially reopened and staff members have excitedly welcomed all, local and international guests, beginning last Thursday, March 25. Pictured at left is Dwayne Clare, Executive Chef and at right is Anthonece Wilmott, Reservations Manager. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The Lighthouse Pointe Hotel at the Grand Lucayan Complex is now officially reopened. Staff members have excitedly welcomed all, local and international guests, beginning last Thursday, March 25. According to Reservations Manager Anthonece Wilmott, the resort is offering attractive rates for all to enjoy. “We have everything available for both single guests or an entire…
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