Bahamas declares itself 'open for business' as hurricane's impact becomes clear

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Declaring the impact of Hurricane Dorian on the Northern Bahamas, "an historic tragedy," Prime Minister Hubert Minnis led a NEMA press conference at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) headquarters yesterday as Dorian continued to menace Grand Bahama. The prime minister said upon the "all clear" there will be rapid assessment and relief and recovery initiatives. The islands of most urgent focus are Grand Bahama and Abaco, which received the brunt of the hurricane.  Critical measures are in place and every resource will be brought to bear, he said, to bring relief as quick...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.