Bahamian Dollar

Bahamian Dollar

Bahamian Dollar overview

The dollar (sign: $; code: BSD) has been the currency of The Bahamas since 1966. It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively B$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents.

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Bahamian Dollar news

Out to Sea: Hurricanes? What hurricanes? Cruise ships love Caribbean
Out to Sea: Hurricanes? What hurricanes? Cruise ships love Caribbean

Anchors aweigh is exactly what’s happening as more ships are plying the clear blue waters of the Caribbean and Bahamas.Even with the three hits in two weeks last year from hurricanes, that part of the world retains its claim as one of the top cruise destinations.

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Waste too 'entrenched' for govt NHI savings

The Government cannot finance National Health Insurance (NHI) from internal savings because waste and inefficiency is too “entrenched” in the public sector, a Cabinet minister has admitted.Dr Duane Sands, minister of health, told Tribune Business tha

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INSIGHT: We need a solution to our energy crisis now – not later

AMID what has been deemed an energy crisis by some, public outcry over the increasing electricity costs has become commonplace in our society. Similarly, the lackadaisical response from our elected leaders has been disheartening. Indubitably, Bahamas Power and Light has become our nation’s greatest failure.

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‘Disney’s go-ahead shows we need plan’

ENVIRONMENTALISTS are calling for “better national planning” in terms of economic and environmental sustainability in the wake of the Minnis administration’s decision to approve Disney Cruise Line’s proposal for Lighthouse Point, South Eleuthera.

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FBI sting blows open visa scam

A two-year FBI sting operation into visa fraud in the Bahamas has uncovered an alleged bribery ring between senior Bahamas immigration officials and a purported justice of the peace for fraudulent long-term work permits.

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Central Bank to ban 'anonymous' crypto assets

The Central Bank is proposing to ban its licensees from dealing with “anonymous” crypto currency assets, with 84 percent of local institutions saying they have no desire to enter this space.The regulator, unveiling a “discussion paper” on proposals f

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OECD rattles its sabre on investor residency

The Bahamas’ major investment product was yesterday singled out for allegedly undermining the fight against global tax evasion in a move one realtor branded “a damn disgrace”.

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Over-the-Hill initiative courting local contractors
Over-the-Hill initiative courting local contractors

The Over-the-Hill Initiative is attempting to engage members of the Bahamas Contractors Association (BCA) to utilize their businesses and skills to inject new life into the inner city. The multi-million-dollar rejuvenation project, introduced by the Minnis administration earlier this year, aims at promoting social and economic empowerment. Samita Ferguson, Executive Manager for the Over-the-Hill Initiative…

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Potter's Cay threat to 'tax and security'

The Arawak Port’s top executive yesterday sounded a renewed alarm over the risk to “national security” and tax revenue posed by the continued landing of international cargo at Potter’s Cay.Michael Maura, writing in the BISX-listed port operator’s jus

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