· November, 2006

Stories about Bahamas from November, 2006

Bahamas: Better living through travel

  23 November 2006

“. . . until we understand why people travel, unless we can step into their shoes, we are going to stay right where we are, and other people are going to catch us up and grow taller,” writes Nicolette Bethel, making the case for Bahamians to become different kinds of...

Bahamas: Police brutalise woman

  21 November 2006

Lynn Sweeting writes a powerful appeal to the Bahamian public to register their outrage at the treatment of a woman who was brutally taken from her home — wearing only a towel — by the police. Sweeting's appeal takes the form of a letter to the woman in question.

Bahamas: Cyril Stevenson

  20 November 2006

Larry Smith discusses the career of journalist, newspaper publisher and politician Cyril Stevenson — who died recently at age 92 — whose “lifetime spanned the entire modern political history of the Bahamas”.

Jamaica: “I am HIV”

  17 November 2006

It's widely acknowledged, in the Caribbean and elsewhere, that the fear of stigma and discrimination is a major factor preventing people with HIV/AIDS from seeking treatment or from admitting their HIV status publicly. For this woman, however, photographed in the streets of Kingston, Jamaica by blogger and Flickr user Ria...

Caribbean Women's Forum

  14 November 2006

Collectif Haiti de Provence points to a Radio Kiskeya news article stating (Fr): “The 2d Caribbean Women's Forum ended the evening of November 10th in Fort-de-France, Martinique with the participation of a Haitian delegation led by Feminine Condition Minister Marie-Laurence Jocelyn Lassegue … Delegations from various Caribbean countries (Guadeloupe, Dominica,...