Archive for the ‘Eleuthera’ Category

We Can’t Eat Money

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

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Duncombe fears impact of developments

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

Duncombe fears impact of developments

By TAMARA McKENZIE,Assistant News Editor,tamara@nasguard.com

While the government has a number of tourism-related projects on the drawing board that would hopefully pump millions into the Bahamian economy once completed, a local environmentalist is expressing concern about some of them. On Tuesday, Sam Duncombe, Director of the ReEarth environmental organization said she had some reservations about several proposed developments, claiming that they could damage the environment or pollute the water table when the work gets underway. (more…)

Changes in resort developments

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Changes in resort developments Nassau Guardian In the not too distant past, the process for a resort development in the Caribbean in general and in The Bahamas in particular would consist of the developer identifying the property, applying to a bank to arrange financing (signified by way of a commitment letter) and finally, approaching the relevant government authorities for approval of the project and permission to begin construction and or renovations. (more…)

BEC signs $25 million contract for new Eleuthera power station

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

BEC signs $25 million contract for new Eleuthera power station

By TAMARA McKENZIE, Assistant News Editor, tamara@nasguard.com

While residents of Harbour Island, Eleuthera have been publicly voicing their displeasure about the excessive power cuts that currently plague the island, a $25 million contract was signed yesterday with the Man Diesel Company for the installation of a new power station in Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera. (more…)