December, 2009

Bahamas hustling to meet OECD deadline

The Bahamas still hasn’t met the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) guidelines on tax information sharing, but it says it has a few agreements lined up and will exceed the minimum requirements by the March 2010 deadline.

Café Britt enters regional market

Destination merchandise retailing specialist Café Britt has entered the Eastern Caribbean market, opening up a store at Antigua and Barbuda’s VC Bird International Airport.

Cop in Christmas Day road accident dies

Guardian, Trinidad: Sitting on a bench, outside the ICU Unit, at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital, siblings mourned the passing of their baby brother Cpl Roger Khan, yesterday. He succumbed to his injuries around 9.15 am. Inside the ICU, his wife, Ousha, was saying goodbye to her husband.

Bahamas steps closer to Haiti trade deal

Nassau Guardian, Bahamas: Agriculture Minister Larry Cartwright is confirming moves have been made to cement a deal with Haiti to facilitate trade between the two countries, with officials recently returning from a trip to tie up lose ends.