May 10, 2021

Bahamas Industrial Tribunal goes digital with new e-filing system

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Reproduced Courtesy Loop, TT Thursday, August 15, 2019 — For the first time, litigants, advocates and legal representatives accessing the Bahamas Industrial Tribunal will be able to file their cases anytime, from anywhere, including the Family Islands, following the launch of an e-filing and case management system powered by software technology created by APEX – the […]

Bahamas to launch digital currency

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The Central Bank of The Bahamas is moving to introduce a pilot digital currency for the country. The announcement was made by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest recently during The Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference. He said the production of a modern fully digital payment service is the way forward for […]

Bahamas to improve airport infrastructure

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WASHINGTON, USA — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $35 million loan designed to improve infrastructure at four airports on the Family Islands, as The Bahamas’ less developed outer islands are known. The loan will contribute to the archipelago’s regional and international integration through upgrades at the airports of Exuma, North Eleuthera, Marsh […]

Fnm Deputy wants Crown Land Sovereign Wealth Fund

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By Neil Hartnell From Tribune 242 The Opposition’s deputy leader yesterday called for the Government’s multi-billion dollar Crown Land holdings to be transferred into a sovereign wealth fund-type vehicle, demanding: “We have to formalise and regularise the situation.” K P Turnquest called for greater transparency and policy clarity over how Crown Land was managed, and […]