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Breaking News – Hilton downtown Nassau sold to Chinese construction company!

Breaking News - Hilton downtown Nassau sold to Chinese construction company!
Signing expected in hour hour of this report…. Hilton Hotel Downtown Nassau Bahamas McCaysville GA – October 24, 2014 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) According to a report by the Nassau Guardian, China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has purchased the British Colonial Hilton, located in Nassau, The Bahamas, after 20 months of negotiations. No purchase price was disclosed.... 

Bahamas Girl Guide Leaders Thanked at 100 Year Celebration

Bahamas Girl Guide Leaders Thanked at 100 Year Celebration
Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling gave her address at the Girl Guide grand rally. Beside her is Mrs. Helen Sweeting, Girl Guide District Commissioner for East 1. NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Bahamas Girl Guides Association held a grand rally on Saturday evening on Government House Grounds, celebrating the achievements of the organization under the theme, ‘100 Years of... 

Dame Marguerite Honoured in London

Dame Marguerite Honoured in London
DAME Marguerite addressing the guests. Photos by: Bahamas High Commission London LONDON – The Bahamas High Commission London honoured Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling after her Investiture atBuckingham Palace Tuesday, October 14th. Dame Marguerite was welcomed to Bahamas House by His Excellency Eldred Bethel and Mrs Dawne Bethel, a host of Bahamians, dignitaries and... 

Bahamas Tourism Business Reopened to the world -More than 24,000 new stopover arrivals in Grand Bahama already!

Bahamas Tourism Business Reopened to the world -More than 24,000 new stopover arrivals in Grand Bahama already!
Tourism is back on the upswing! NEW NON-STOP SERVICE FROM WESTERN CANADA TO FREEPORT Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe addresses media in Vancouver, Canada VANCOUVER, BC — Tourism officials are expecting a significant increase in the number of visitors to Grand Bahama Island due to the introduction of new weekly direct flights into Freeport from two Canada gateways. Residents of Western Canada... 

Businesses Should Make it Clear They are VAT Registered

Dear Sir, The government of The Bahamas has made it clear that ALL businesses of The Bahamas that net a profit of over $100,00.00 per annum are to register and CLEARLY display their registration document so consumers can see. The government wants Bahamian consumers to know, upfront, exactly which shops are allowed to add on the 7.5% Value Added Tax to store prices. If consumers doubt that they... 

Breaking News >>> New York has its first Ebola patient – and he lives in Harlem!

Breaking News >>> New York has its first Ebola patient - and he lives in Harlem!
BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW OUT OF NEW YORK CONFIRMS EBOLA HAS HIT THE CITY! >>> Doctor tests positive for Ebola at New York hospital – BP IS LIVE!!!! Police officers stand outside the home of Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in New York. Spencer tested positive for... 

Tribune says Robert Meyers was a victim – But they didn’t believe the same for Ishmael Lightbourne!

Meyers had to pay a $5,000 fine after being found in Contempt of Court back in 2012! He also paid a $10,000 fine for defrauding Customs – IS THIS LEARNED BEHAVIOUR? Meyers failed to declare the true value of the vehicle... Mr. Robert Meyers Nassau, Bahamas – Monday’s Tribune business section was interesting this week. It questioned why the man who defraud the government of the Bahamas,... 

VAT Family Island Clinics To Begin

Education on VAT continues through the country… The Value Added Tax (VAT) Implementation Team along with a team from the Business License Department will be hosting a series of registration clinics in the Family Islands beginning on October 29th. The first clinic is scheduled for Marsh Harbour, Abaco next Tuesday and Wednesday. It will be held at the Bahamas Government Complex beginning at... 

Ryan Pinder remarks at The Nassau Conference: Engaging In A Transparent World

The new laughingstock of the Bahamas! Minister Pinder is now questioned by BP as to if he is willing to uphold the laws of the Bahamas! Nassau, Bahamas – Remarks by Hon. L. Ryan Pinder, Minister Of Financial Services on the Occasion of the Nassau Conference delivered on 22nd October, 2014— “A Policy Perspective, Engaging In A Transparent World”: Ladies and Gentlemen, It is indeed... 

Canada, which issued a travel warning on the Bahamas, now has its own homegrown day of terror and crime

Canada, which issued a travel warning on the Bahamas, now has its own homegrown day of terror and crime
Gunshots in the Canadian Parliament? Police officers take cover near Parliament Hilll following a shooting incident in Ottawa, Oct. 22, 2014. BAHAMAS STATEMENT: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise the public that The Bahamas High Commission Building in Ottawa, Canada and other buildings in the general vicinity including the Canadian Parliament were on lock-down earlier today due to... 
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