The company specialized in the retail sale of pre-owned vehicles up until 1982 at which time it was appointed as the distributor for Suzuki vehicles. This branch of the company is 50% owned by Quality Auto Sales Ltd in Nassau and is the dealer for Suzuki, Hyundai, Daihatsu, and Toyota for the Grand Bahama market. It was appointed the distributor for the Daihatsu vehicles in 1997. Shortly thereafter in 1992, the company became the distributor for Toyota vehicles.“Traffickers confiscate victims’ passports and restrict their movements,” the report says.Nonetheless, the State Department noted that five people in the last year have been arrested and prosecuted as alleged traffickers.The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is hosting its annual flagship Marketplace conference at Baha Mar in The Bahamas January 21-23, 2020.Watch a ZNS News report on the launch of the event here.The food, beverage and culture festival is to be held later this month. Ryan Pinder announced yesterday that he is stepping down from his post as Minister of Financial Services with effect at the end of this year.The international tax lawyer will remain a member of Parliament and has accepted a position with the Deltec banking group. Global regulators are taking a more aggressive approach in the name of transparency and this will have wide reaching implications for international financial centres around the world, warned representatives from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Worldwide this week.
Caribbean Community leaders discussed a number of topical issues ranging from disaster management, mitigation and recovery to mandatory evacuations for regional citizens during natural disasters during the two days of the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community that ended yesterday.Bahamas Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe has been elected chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organizatio.