· October, 2006

Stories about Bahamas from October, 2006

Bahamas: Violence in cabinet

  24 October 2006

Sir Arthur Foulkes is highly critical of the handling by the Bahamian Prime Minister of a fight between two members of parliament in the Cabinet room.

Bahamas: The Nassau Institute

  18 October 2006

Bahamian Sir Arthur Foulkes is highly critical of the Nassau Institute's anti-Kyoto Protocol stance: “it is quite foolish of them and others who are similarly inclined, to sling the charge of “anti-Americanism” against Bahamians who dare to criticize the policies of the US Government.“

Bahamas: Represent

  18 October 2006

A blog post by a fellow Bahamian causes Nicolette Bethel to consider questions of representation: “How do we collectively decide who represents our nation? When we choose people to send abroad to represent us, what criteria are foremost? And do we use different criteria for different arenas?“

Bahamas: The meaning of blackface

  4 October 2006

Bahamian Nicolette Bethel on the Kate-Moss-in-blackface issue: “…it is a symptom of the problem, and not the problem itself. Global racism is institutional, and it is far deeper and more immutable than the aesthetic choices made for a magazine cover suggest….“