Stories about Bahamas from January, 2007
Larry Smith offers a useful historic overview of the history of the drug trade in a post that asks the question: can the war on drugs be won?
“All of us can collectively turn our backs by remembering that tourism is a job that we do, it is not who we are. It is a necessary evil, it...
Lynn Sweeting is inspired by a letter from Kenyan environmentalist and Nobel prize winner Wangari Maathai, to plant trees in her neighbourhood.
Nicolette Bethel presents a thoughtful essay deconstructing of some of the changes taking place on the musical front of in the Bahamas’ Junkanoo festival.
Larry Smith outlines the history of the Governor General's Youth Award scheme, which teaches young people “skills outside of the classroom such as leadership, self-confidence and teamwork.”
Bahamians Larry Smith and Lynn Sweeting offer two perspectives on the Bahamian Christmas-time festival of Junkanoo.
Nicolette Bethel tells us why 2007 is an important year for the Bahamas.