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Kevin Seymour said : "We costed it up to restore it back to its original condition," "That was 2½ years ago. We wanted to either sell it as a private home or give the council and the government the opportunity to buy it as a historic home open to the public for inspection" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, June 6, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : "We costed it up to restore it back to its original condition," "That was 2½ years ago. We wanted to either sell it as a private home or give the council and the government the opportunity to buy it as a historic home open to the public for inspection" External link

smh Saturday, June 6, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : "We costed it up to restore it back to its original condition," "That was 2½ years ago. We wanted to either sell it as a private home or give the council and the government the opportunity to buy it as a historic home open to the public for inspection" External link

theage Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : "I think it is most important house in Brisbane to be retained for the history of the city," External link

theage Friday, June 5, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : "I think it is most important house in Brisbane to be retained for the history of the city," External link

smh Friday, June 5, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : "I think it is most important house in Brisbane to be retained for the history of the city," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 5, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour says : “It will certainly require articulated material,” External link

smithsonianmag Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “We’ve always wondered: Who could take down a giant ground sloth?” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “If Smilodon is getting this big, there’s a potential for it to be taking down these giant adult herbivores,” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour added : “A word of advice to my successor, now that we are in the room and around the table; I strongly suggest that you seek to further strengthen the Chamber’s relationship with these key stakeholders,” External link

tribune242 Saturday, December 3, 2016 2:30:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “They are not able to generate revenue with the distribution network being in shambles,” “As long as the poles and high tension cables are down, their ability to generate revenue will be stymied. They therefore have an interest in bringing back their revenue supply as quickly as they can” External link

tribune242 Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:08:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour added : “It’s unmatched in the history of Freeport,” External link

tribune242 Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:08:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour told : “It’s very much in the embryonic stages,” External link

tribune242 Wednesday, November 2, 2016 11:55:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour told : “In talking about the funding, we were discussing something to uplift the spirits of the people of Grand Bahama,” External link

tribune242 Wednesday, November 2, 2016 11:55:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “Those guys are working at breakneck speed to restore everything quickly and safely,” “I’d like to commend them” External link

tribune242 Wednesday, November 2, 2016 11:55:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour stated ( about On Thursday ) : “On our website we have a list of urgent items required. We have joined the Grand Bahama Red Cross to aid in the distribution of these very much needed supplies,” External link

freeport Friday, October 28, 2016 9:54:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “I would like to encourage persons to patronize those very same businesses,” External link

freeport Friday, October 28, 2016 9:54:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “What we are looking to do is establish a similar foundation, exclusively for Grand Bahama. Statistically, when we look at Hurricanes hitting The Bahamas, Grand Bahama and Abaco are certainly hot spots and, we want to ensure that going forward, we have a resource that we can draw upon to more of less, get us going, as quickly as possible,” External link

freeport Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:25:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour noted : “I suspect that in the coming days you will hear more about what we are proposing and you as business owners and manager, we trust that you will lend your support where you can. From the Chamber’s perspective, and the primary discussions that we have had with some of our members, I think most people are on board with some type of foundation, to assist in defraying some of the expenses that we incur as a consequence of hurricanes,” External link

freeport Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:25:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour informed : “Initially, the business owners will ensure the loss adjusters come in and do their inspections, and then get quotes for the required repairs. Some, not all companies may have got an additional layer of insurance called Business Interruption. If they have this, it is very helpful as they can claim for loss of business while not operational,” External link

freeport Friday, October 21, 2016 2:34:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour noted : “They (NEMA and Red Cross) have a long list, and hopefully these supplies in their custody are being distributed to those with the greatest need first and foremost,” External link

freeport Friday, October 21, 2016 2:34:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “There is also a high demand for electricians. In addition, Sanitation Services who have done an exceptional job, have supplemented their staff,” External link

freeport Friday, October 21, 2016 2:34:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “I’ve been doing an informal survey of members and businesses, and the consensus was that this particular storm was more severe than both Frances and Jeanne,” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “I think it’s fair to say that most businesses have been affected by the storm in some form or fashion, the extent of the damage more severe for some than others” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “I suspect it will be a while before they get up and going,” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “There might be some glimmer of hope in getting hotel operations up and running, but in my view it’s not going to be something occurring overnight. It’s going to be a few weeks before the hotels are fully operational” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour told : “It is a bit of a dismal picture, but it is what it is,” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour added : “That’s the kind of thing we see ensuring that small businesses, entrepreneurs, get some work that up until now they’ve been challenged with,” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “The damage in terms of a dollar value, one could only guestimate, but I would venture to say at this stage it’s far in excess of what we had with Jeanne and Frances back in 2004... It’s going to be multi-millions, in terms of the damage. It’s going to be a lot, quite frankly,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:32:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour stated : “The Bahamas has forged a very, very meaningful relationship with The People’s Republic of China and they are very much involved in the hospitality industry. Nearer home to us, is Hutchison Whampoa Holdings and we are all aware of that here,” External link

freeport Friday, September 23, 2016 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour stated ( about Force ) : “Crime is one of these issues crime affects all of us in both our personal lives and in our businesses. It was encouraging to hear that the Rotary Clubs have initiatives underway within the various Rotary Clubs and the Royal Bahamas Police Force to address the problem of crime, as there are linkages between a vibrant economy and unemployment,” External link

freeport Friday, August 26, 2016 1:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour affirmed : “We (the GBCC), stand ready to assist and support in the Rotary initiatives that deal with the quality of life here in Freeport through our resources and our committees,” External link

freeport Friday, August 26, 2016 1:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour explained : “However, the government recently introduced a Bill in Parliament, the Grand Bahama Port Area Investment Incentives Bill, which will provide for the continuation of the aforementioned exemptions for eligible GBPA licensee’s, for an additional 20 years, once application is made and certain conditions are met,” External link

freeport Tuesday, August 23, 2016 10:54:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour acknowledged : “Given the negotiations currently underway between the government, the GBPA and other key stakeholders, I verily believe that before the end of the year that we in Grand Bahama will finally begin to experience a tangible upturn in Grand Bahama’s economy,” External link

freeport Tuesday, August 23, 2016 10:54:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour concluded : “We therefore congratulate you, your business partners and your team, in your outstanding achievements over the past 19 years, and on behalf of the Board of Directors at the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce, wish you all the continued growth and prosperity,” External link

freeport Monday, August 22, 2016 10:50:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “When you look at the results post-VAT implementation, it seems as if the needle has only moved slightly in terms of reducing the deficit and - quite amazingly - the actual national debt itself has increased,” External link

tribune242 Friday, August 5, 2016 10:02:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “steps need to be immediately taken to increase automation in areas involving high transaction volume and to rationalise salaries and emoluments in the civil service through reduced headcount” External link

tribune242 Friday, August 5, 2016 10:02:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “The rating agencies are really just assessing the strength of the country and its balance sheet. If we have a situation where we have a limited amount of revenues that are being generated by the Government by way of taxes on an annual basis and the Government knows that it has a certain amount of expenditure it is committed to meet, then all other things being equal the government must do whatever it can to ensure that the expenses do not exceed the revenues and, in this case, they have and they have been for some time. That is what creates a deficit,” External link

tribune242 Friday, August 5, 2016 10:02:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “The alarm bells should be ringing because what a lot of Bahamians do not understand about this de-risking initiative is that if you have correspondent banks starting to cut off their relationships with local banks that means that any sort of international transactions that we are looking to participate in diminishes. If that is the case, if you have a situation where your banking is not really working like banking systems in the developed countries and your ability to attract foreign direct investment is diminished. People really need to pay attention to this,” External link

tribune242 Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:37:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “These concerns raised by the governor need to be taken seriously by the government, and the Gaming Act, 2014 should be revisited and, if necessary, amended, to ensure that this sector does not imperil the country’s already fragile banking industry,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, August 4, 2016 5:40:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “To be clear, my intension is not to ridicule or embarrass the Central Government and or the Grand Bahama Port Authority, but to bring focused attention to these contributing factors, which in my view, collectively served to undermine investor confidence and arguably played and continues to play a significant role in Grand Bahama’s decline,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, March 9, 2015 6:47:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
developer15.00%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
officer5.00%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
predecessor10.00%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
president65.00%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
commerce president5.00%EN08/24/201624/08/2016
Names Lang Count
Kevin SeymourEN97.62%
Kevin SeymourFR2.38%


 
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Kevin Seymour

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Kevin Seymour said : "We costed it up to restore it back to its original condition," "That was 2½ years ago. We wanted to either sell it as a private home or give the council and the government the opportunity to buy it as a historic home open to the public for inspection" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, June 6, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : "We costed it up to restore it back to its original condition," "That was 2½ years ago. We wanted to either sell it as a private home or give the council and the government the opportunity to buy it as a historic home open to the public for inspection" External link

smh Saturday, June 6, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : "We costed it up to restore it back to its original condition," "That was 2½ years ago. We wanted to either sell it as a private home or give the council and the government the opportunity to buy it as a historic home open to the public for inspection" External link

theage Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : "I think it is most important house in Brisbane to be retained for the history of the city," External link

theage Friday, June 5, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : "I think it is most important house in Brisbane to be retained for the history of the city," External link

smh Friday, June 5, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : "I think it is most important house in Brisbane to be retained for the history of the city," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 5, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour says : “It will certainly require articulated material,” External link

smithsonianmag Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “We’ve always wondered: Who could take down a giant ground sloth?” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “If Smilodon is getting this big, there’s a potential for it to be taking down these giant adult herbivores,” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour added : “A word of advice to my successor, now that we are in the room and around the table; I strongly suggest that you seek to further strengthen the Chamber’s relationship with these key stakeholders,” External link

tribune242 Saturday, December 3, 2016 2:30:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “They are not able to generate revenue with the distribution network being in shambles,” “As long as the poles and high tension cables are down, their ability to generate revenue will be stymied. They therefore have an interest in bringing back their revenue supply as quickly as they can” External link

tribune242 Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:08:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour added : “It’s unmatched in the history of Freeport,” External link

tribune242 Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:08:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour told : “It’s very much in the embryonic stages,” External link

tribune242 Wednesday, November 2, 2016 11:55:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour told : “In talking about the funding, we were discussing something to uplift the spirits of the people of Grand Bahama,” External link

tribune242 Wednesday, November 2, 2016 11:55:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “Those guys are working at breakneck speed to restore everything quickly and safely,” “I’d like to commend them” External link

tribune242 Wednesday, November 2, 2016 11:55:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour stated ( about On Thursday ) : “On our website we have a list of urgent items required. We have joined the Grand Bahama Red Cross to aid in the distribution of these very much needed supplies,” External link

freeport Friday, October 28, 2016 9:54:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “I would like to encourage persons to patronize those very same businesses,” External link

freeport Friday, October 28, 2016 9:54:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “What we are looking to do is establish a similar foundation, exclusively for Grand Bahama. Statistically, when we look at Hurricanes hitting The Bahamas, Grand Bahama and Abaco are certainly hot spots and, we want to ensure that going forward, we have a resource that we can draw upon to more of less, get us going, as quickly as possible,” External link

freeport Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:25:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour noted : “I suspect that in the coming days you will hear more about what we are proposing and you as business owners and manager, we trust that you will lend your support where you can. From the Chamber’s perspective, and the primary discussions that we have had with some of our members, I think most people are on board with some type of foundation, to assist in defraying some of the expenses that we incur as a consequence of hurricanes,” External link

freeport Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:25:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour informed : “Initially, the business owners will ensure the loss adjusters come in and do their inspections, and then get quotes for the required repairs. Some, not all companies may have got an additional layer of insurance called Business Interruption. If they have this, it is very helpful as they can claim for loss of business while not operational,” External link

freeport Friday, October 21, 2016 2:34:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour noted : “They (NEMA and Red Cross) have a long list, and hopefully these supplies in their custody are being distributed to those with the greatest need first and foremost,” External link

freeport Friday, October 21, 2016 2:34:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “There is also a high demand for electricians. In addition, Sanitation Services who have done an exceptional job, have supplemented their staff,” External link

freeport Friday, October 21, 2016 2:34:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “I’ve been doing an informal survey of members and businesses, and the consensus was that this particular storm was more severe than both Frances and Jeanne,” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “I think it’s fair to say that most businesses have been affected by the storm in some form or fashion, the extent of the damage more severe for some than others” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “I suspect it will be a while before they get up and going,” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “There might be some glimmer of hope in getting hotel operations up and running, but in my view it’s not going to be something occurring overnight. It’s going to be a few weeks before the hotels are fully operational” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour told : “It is a bit of a dismal picture, but it is what it is,” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour added : “That’s the kind of thing we see ensuring that small businesses, entrepreneurs, get some work that up until now they’ve been challenged with,” External link

tribune242 Friday, October 14, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “The damage in terms of a dollar value, one could only guestimate, but I would venture to say at this stage it’s far in excess of what we had with Jeanne and Frances back in 2004... It’s going to be multi-millions, in terms of the damage. It’s going to be a lot, quite frankly,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:32:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour stated : “The Bahamas has forged a very, very meaningful relationship with The People’s Republic of China and they are very much involved in the hospitality industry. Nearer home to us, is Hutchison Whampoa Holdings and we are all aware of that here,” External link

freeport Friday, September 23, 2016 10:34:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour stated ( about Force ) : “Crime is one of these issues crime affects all of us in both our personal lives and in our businesses. It was encouraging to hear that the Rotary Clubs have initiatives underway within the various Rotary Clubs and the Royal Bahamas Police Force to address the problem of crime, as there are linkages between a vibrant economy and unemployment,” External link

freeport Friday, August 26, 2016 1:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour affirmed : “We (the GBCC), stand ready to assist and support in the Rotary initiatives that deal with the quality of life here in Freeport through our resources and our committees,” External link

freeport Friday, August 26, 2016 1:38:00 AM EAT

Kevin Seymour explained : “However, the government recently introduced a Bill in Parliament, the Grand Bahama Port Area Investment Incentives Bill, which will provide for the continuation of the aforementioned exemptions for eligible GBPA licensee’s, for an additional 20 years, once application is made and certain conditions are met,” External link

freeport Tuesday, August 23, 2016 10:54:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour acknowledged : “Given the negotiations currently underway between the government, the GBPA and other key stakeholders, I verily believe that before the end of the year that we in Grand Bahama will finally begin to experience a tangible upturn in Grand Bahama’s economy,” External link

freeport Tuesday, August 23, 2016 10:54:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour concluded : “We therefore congratulate you, your business partners and your team, in your outstanding achievements over the past 19 years, and on behalf of the Board of Directors at the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce, wish you all the continued growth and prosperity,” External link

freeport Monday, August 22, 2016 10:50:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “When you look at the results post-VAT implementation, it seems as if the needle has only moved slightly in terms of reducing the deficit and - quite amazingly - the actual national debt itself has increased,” External link

tribune242 Friday, August 5, 2016 10:02:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “steps need to be immediately taken to increase automation in areas involving high transaction volume and to rationalise salaries and emoluments in the civil service through reduced headcount” External link

tribune242 Friday, August 5, 2016 10:02:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “The rating agencies are really just assessing the strength of the country and its balance sheet. If we have a situation where we have a limited amount of revenues that are being generated by the Government by way of taxes on an annual basis and the Government knows that it has a certain amount of expenditure it is committed to meet, then all other things being equal the government must do whatever it can to ensure that the expenses do not exceed the revenues and, in this case, they have and they have been for some time. That is what creates a deficit,” External link

tribune242 Friday, August 5, 2016 10:02:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “The alarm bells should be ringing because what a lot of Bahamians do not understand about this de-risking initiative is that if you have correspondent banks starting to cut off their relationships with local banks that means that any sort of international transactions that we are looking to participate in diminishes. If that is the case, if you have a situation where your banking is not really working like banking systems in the developed countries and your ability to attract foreign direct investment is diminished. People really need to pay attention to this,” External link

tribune242 Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:37:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “These concerns raised by the governor need to be taken seriously by the government, and the Gaming Act, 2014 should be revisited and, if necessary, amended, to ensure that this sector does not imperil the country’s already fragile banking industry,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, August 4, 2016 5:40:00 PM EAT

Kevin Seymour said : “To be clear, my intension is not to ridicule or embarrass the Central Government and or the Grand Bahama Port Authority, but to bring focused attention to these contributing factors, which in my view, collectively served to undermine investor confidence and arguably played and continues to play a significant role in Grand Bahama’s decline,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, March 9, 2015 6:47:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
developer15.00%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
officer5.00%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
predecessor10.00%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
president65.00%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
commerce president5.00%EN08/24/201624/08/2016
Names Lang Count
Kevin SeymourEN97.62%
Kevin SeymourFR2.38%


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