Consolidated Water responds to Quarterly Report "Misinterpretation"
- Nov 12, 2018 - 10:32:35 AM
Consolidated Water (Bahamas) Ltd., a subsidiary of Consolidated Water
Co. Ltd. (the "Company") (Nasdaq Global Select Market: CWCO), a leading
developer and operator of seawater desalination plants, clarified a
recent news report that may have led the Bahamian public to believe
their water supply in New Providence would be interrupted due to the
non-payment of water invoices of $16.1M by the Water & Sewerage
“We view The Tribune’s article on Friday 9
November as inflammatory,” said Rick McTaggart, President of
Consolidated Water (Bahamas) Ltd...
U.S. Embassy Closure in observance of the U.S. Veterans Day Holiday
- Nov 9, 2018 - 10:57:56 AM
The United States Embassy will be closed on Monday, November 12th in
observance of the U.S. Veterans Day holiday. Please be advised that the
Embassy will resume normal business operations on Tuesday, November 13th
at 8:00 a.m.
For any emergencies involving U.S. citizens,
please contact the U.S. Citizens Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy’s
Consular Section via telephone: 242-322-1181...
CIBC Trust Employee secures a win in the Financial Services Awards
- Nov 8, 2018 - 8:45:31 PM
CIBC Trust Company (Bahamas) Limited emerged tops in the recently held
annual Financial Services Industry Excellence Awards with one of two
employees nominated taking away the top award in her category.
T. Major, Director Operations, Finance & Client Accounting, won
Mentor of the Year and Taryn Turnquest, Trust Administrator, was
nominated in the Achiever of the Year category.
Managing Director Perry A. Rolle said it was an easy decision to nominate the two stars...
Veteran Journalist on Grand Bahama selected to participate in U.S. State Department Exchange
- Nov 1, 2018 - 4:05:51 PM
U.S. Embassy Nassau is pleased to announce that Ms. Nathalee
Martinborough, Deputy News Director of the Broadcasting Corporation of
The Bahamas, ZNS Northern Service has been selected to participate in
the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program
(IVLP). The program runs October 27-November 17, 2018 in the United
A core policy of U.S. foreign policy is to encourage a
free and responsible press that allows a well-informed citizenry to hold
governments and institutions accountable. The program will examine the
Press Club launches online poll to vote for People’s Choice Award
- Nov 1, 2018 - 9:20:13 AM
On Saturday, November 10, 2018, The Bahamas Press Club will host its
industry Awards Ceremony at the British Colonial Hilton in Black Tie
fashion as it Celebrates 45 Years of Bahamian Media 1973-2018.
would be The Club’s fourth installment of recognizing the work and
importance of the local media and honouring those who paved the way for
us to enjoy the freedom that we do...
Veteran Financier Wants to Know Your Business
- Oct 30, 2018 - 12:28:09 PM
If you have an interest in learning what makes a business successful,
you may want to take a look at Jim Wilson’s job description as a Vice
President of Corporate Finance at Royal Fidelity.
“One of the
key roles of Corporate Finance, and the one that occupies most of my
time, is primarily two-fold. It’s first about finding companies that may
already be suitable as an investment but also about recognising
companies that could be suitable for investment...
Nathaniel Beneby Joins Doctors Hospital Board
- Oct 29, 2018 - 12:37:18 PM
Doctors Hospital has announced that banking executive Nathaniel Beneby has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors.
who serves as Managing Director of RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Ltd brings a
wealth of knowledge and experience to the Board with a Bachelor of
Science in Business Administration and an MBA from California Coast
University. He is also a Fellow of the Bahamas Institute of Financial
U.S. Embassy 4th Annual EducationUSA College Fair a Success
- Oct 25, 2018 - 12:19:32 PM
The United States Embassy sponsored the 4th annual EducationUSA College
Fair on Saturday, October 20th at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort. This
year’s fair included representatives from over 40 U.S. colleges and
universities. The one-day event attracted over 1,800 students from
Nassau and the family islands along with their parents eager to learn
about higher education opportunities available in the United States. The
U.S. Embassy also held informative presentations providing step-by-step
instructions about the student visa application process...
UB Academic Senate Elects Chairman and Secretary
- Oct 7, 2018 - 2:50:56 PM
Assistant Professor of Business, Ms. Bernadette Robins, and Associate
Professor and Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Maria
Oriakhi, have been elected Chairman and Secretary respectively of the
Academic Senate of University of The Bahamas (UB).
A key organ of
shared governance, UB’s Academic Senate is subject to the powers of the
Board of Trustees, the academic authority of the institution. It
comprises representation from among faculty, staff, students and
Doctors Hospital launches country's most advanced MRI technology
- Oct 5, 2018 - 9:50:26 AM
Doctors Hospital today announced that patients and physicians now have
access to the country’s first-ever digital broadband Magnetic Resonance
Imaging system: the Ingenia 3.0T from Philips Healthcare.
revolutionary machine is designed to quickly perform high-quality MR
scans with a high level of patient comfort. Ingenia 3.0T can
significantly reduce the patient’s exam time and has a wide opening to
accommodate patients of varying size, age, and physical condition...
Sterling Bank & Trust Limited Appoints Todd M.J. Beneby as Managing Director
- Oct 3, 2018 - 10:52:44 AM
Sterling Bank & Trust Limited, an affiliate of Sterling Global
Financial, today announced the appointment of Todd M.J. Beneby as the
Bank’s Managing Director. Mr. Beneby will be responsible for formulating
the Bank’s overall direction, identifying strategic initiatives and
leading policy development in the areas of standards, compliance and
“We are pleased to announce the appointment of
Todd Beneby as Managing Director of Sterling Bank & Trust as the
bank enjoys unprecedented opportunity for expansion in its core arenas
of property development financing and wealth management,” said David
Kosoy, Chairman and CEO.
National Advisory Council encourages public engagement on Local Government
- Oct 3, 2018 - 7:34:17 AM
The National Advisory Council on Local Government for New Providence has
been taking their consultation process to the nation during the month
of September to encourage widespread engagement from residents in New
Providence and the nation at large. The large volume of radio calls and
texts messages coupled with a dramatic increase in engagements on
committee’s social media pages is evidence of the tremendous level of
public interest that exists and denotes further that the Committee's
efforts are proving fruitful.
Council Members Ed Fields and
Acting Director of Local Government, Brenda Colebrook kicked off the
last week of radio appearances by taking their message to the thousands
of listeners who tune in to the nationally syndicated ZNS show...
David Slatter, a Royal Fidelity Cornerstone
- Sep 4, 2018 - 5:26:04 PM
Michael Anderson, the president of Royal Fidelity Merchant Bank and
Trust considers the company’s recent milestone anniversary of twenty
years to be a, ‘good start’. And now, with the prerequisite celebratory
party behind him, he and his investment management team are keen to make
the next 20 years just as meaningful, starting with new products and
services and proposed Caribbean expansion plans beyond the present
footprint in The Bahamas and Barbados.
David Slatter, Assistant
Vice President and responsible for Royal Fidelity‘s Investment
Management services, is one of Royal Fidelity’s cornerstones and is
proud of the firms continuing progress...
Presidente turns up the heat with New Summer Promotion
- Aug 29, 2018 - 2:14:43 PM
Bahamian Summers are synonymous with high temperatures, beach bodies,
and now thanks to a new promotion from the Caribbean’s favourite beer,
it will also become synonymous with ice cold Presidente.
its huge re-launch in the local market last year, scores of Bahamian
beer drinkers have embraced the crisp and refreshing taste of
Presidente; with thousands flocking to support various Presidente events
from the wildly successful music vibes tours, to Carnival themed
parties and fetes. With Summer in full swing, Presidente Beer, along
with their distributor Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Company...
Palm Cay Expands Sales Team
- Aug 16, 2018 - 12:09:44 PM
Palm Cay, the successful beachfront residential development on Nassau's
southeastern shore, today announced the expansion of its sales team with
the appointment of 34-year-old Bahamian-born Ahmahl Amedu, a successful
restaurant manager with a track record of identifying opportunities and
bolstering sales at a trio of restaurants popular with tourists and
The new hire comes as developers prepare to break
ground on the new $100 million, One Marina residential project featuring
84 luxury condos ranging in price from $800,000 to $1.9 million...
Royal Fidelity: A Brokerage Account is becoming more mainstream in The Bahamas
- Aug 15, 2018 - 9:41:59 PM
A lot has happened since Royal Fidelity set up its
investment and advisory service on Frederick Street in Nassau twenty
years ago. Today, its experts advise on not just the country’s largest
corporate mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings but also
to an ever expanding base of individuals anxious to learn and
capitalise on the firms’ knowledge base of creating and managing wealth.
Payne is the Manager of the Brokerage Department and after 10 years in
an oft times variable economy she still preaches the gospel of the
Brokerage Account as a first step in generating income to build
meaningful individual wealth...
Grand Hyatt Baha Mar earns 2018 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
- Aug 9, 2018 - 10:10:03 AM
Grand Hyatt Baha Mar today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor®
Certificate of Excellence. Now in its eighth year, the achievement
celebrates businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on
TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients
include accommodations, restaurants and attractions located all over the
world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience...
PM Minnis to hold office hours for members of the public
- Aug 7, 2018 - 9:32:42 AM
In keeping with Prime Minister Minnis’ commitment of accountability to
the Bahamian people, during the Parliamentary Recess, and commencing
Wednesday 8, August, and each Wednesday through 12 September, 2018, the
Prime Minister will dedicate three hours, from 9:00 am. – 12:00 noon to
hear the concerns of members of the public.
kindly asked to call the Office of the Prime Minister to confirm an
appointment at telephone, 702-5500. Meetings will be limited to 10
minutes only in an effort to accommodate as many persons as possible.
Outback Bahamas prepares for major expansion
- Aug 6, 2018 - 3:46:44 PM
Since July 2013, the Outback Steakhouse Brand has been serving up Aussie
inspired food favorites with a Bahamian twist. Through the continued
support of its loyal customer base, the company has continued to
‘Bloom’, offering its customers a superior dining experience in a safe
and family friendly environment. Building on that success, the company
is proud to announce its expansion into the Turks and Caicos Islands...
U.S. Embassy Closure in observance of The Bahamas’ Emancipation Day Holiday
- Aug 3, 2018 - 11:25:06 AM
The United States Embassy will be closed on Monday, August 6th in
observance of The Bahamas’ Emancipation Day holiday. Please be advised
that the Embassy will resume normal business operations on Tuesday,
August 7th at 8:00 a.m.
For any emergencies involving U.S.
citizens, please contact the U.S. Citizens Services Unit of the U.S.
Embassy’s Consular Section via telephone: 242-322-1181...