Government Resources

News Sites

The Nassau Guardian is an online newspaper covering news and events occurring in the Bahamas. The business section covers important business events in the Bahamas and internationally. Archives of past editions are also available, which are searchable using an online query.

Regulatory Agency Sites

The Securities Commission of The Bahamas (SCB) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Financial Services Industry in the Bahamas. This site contains information on how the SCB regulates, the laws it enforces, publications, and information specifically for investors.

The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) regulates electronic communications and broadcasting in the Bahamas, as well as controlling the spectrum and numbering systems. URCA promotes fair competition in the sectors, ensures quality, appropriate radio & TV broadcasts, mediates disputes, and ensures operators comply with legislation and permits.

Other Resources

The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) is a non-profit organization designed to represent businesses and promote the private sector of The Bahamas. The site provides employment and labor relations information for businesses in The Bahamas and also provides a directory of companies affiliated with The Chamber. There is also a section dedicated to news and various legal documents.

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) represents the financial services industry and the government of The Bahamas and intends to promote the country as an "international financial center." It features links to industry news, events, and special reports about the economic environment of the country, as the BSFB also "promotes the development of all sectors of the industry." The site also contains an extensive list of relevant websites and contacts.

The Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) facilitates and promotes investment in the Caribbean region. The CAIPA website includes information regarding investment opportunities and incentives, as well as general information about the economies of each of its member countries.

The Bahamas Investor is an online news magazine which provides recent articles related to investing, doing business, living, and working in the Bahamas. The investor resources section of the site also provides users with numerous informational publications discussing investing in the country. These publications are available in PDF format.