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Insurers challenge Bahamas' government over anti-money laundering rules

Emmanuel Komolafe, chairman of the Bahamas Insurance Association, said that the government's proposal to define property/casualty insurers as financial institutions under the Financial Transactions Reporting Bill could increase the industry's costs and impact premium prices, Tribune242 reported. The Bahamas' government is looking to define insurers as financial institutions as part of its efforts to combat money laundering.

Welsh home for sale looks more like Beverly Hills mansion

It's Beverly VALLEYS! Incredible A 1.4million four-bed Welsh bungalow that has palm trees and an 'infinity pool'... wouldn't look out of place in Hollywood You'd think a multi-million pound beach house kitted out with almost every conceivable luxury belongs in The Bahamas or Beverly Hills. But this A 1.4million house, which overlooks an award-winning beach, has a palm tree-lined salt water infinity pool, steam room and boathouse is up for sale in Wales.

Vision Quest

President-elect Barry Rassin on where Rotary has been, where he hopes to lead it - and how the organization profoundly changed his life When Barry Rassin arrived at Rotary headquarters in Evanston at 4 a.m. for his first full day as president-elect, his security card wouldn't work in the elevator. Just the day before, in a whirlwind process, he'd been nominated to fill the vacancy of Sam F. Owori, who had died unexpectedly in July.

Sara Sampaio floats around The Bahamas on private yacht

Come sail away! Sara Sampaio cruises The Bahamas on private yacht with fellow Victoria's Secret models Georgia Fowler and Roosmarijn de Kok The four models basked in the sun on a private boat and enjoyed the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean. She was smiling from ear to ear in a tiny bikini as she knelt in the ocean with her hands in the air.

Wedding of the Day: A Tropical Party in the Florida Keys

The week after Valentine's Day 2015, Jaylyn found herself at The Lodge Bar and Restaurant in Tampa, Florida-and that's where she met Brian. The pair fell in love fast, and less than a year and a half later, they headed to the Bahamas for a vacation in Treasure Cay.




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The Bahamas, graced with beautiful beaches of pink sand, breathtaking windswept panoramas and countless opportunities for diving, snorkeling and fishing, are well established as one of the world's top draws for both intrepid explorers and casual vacationers.  An island chain beginning a mere 55 miles east of Miami, Florida, the Bahamas offer an array of tourist hotels, all-inclusive resorts, and even rustic lodges, making staying there a relatively simple endeavor.  Indeed, more than three million travelers each year choose the islands as their prime destination for outdoor sports, sun worship, casino gambling and, on some of the slightly more remote spots, eco-tourism.

Arawak Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas have prospered through tourism and international banking and investment management.



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