· January, 2007

Stories about Bahamas from January, 2007

Bahamas: Leaving the tourism plantation

  23 January 2007

“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 is not our reason for being. Serving tourists well is not the greatest achievement we can aspire to, and it...

Bahamas: Junkanoo and music

  15 January 2007

Nicolette Bethel presents a thoughtful essay deconstructing of some of the changes taking place on the musical front of in the Bahamas’ Junkanoo festival.

Bahamas: Governor General's Youth Award

  12 January 2007

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.”

Bahamas: Junkanoo

  9 January 2007

Bahamians Larry Smith and Lynn Sweeting offer two perspectives on the Bahamian Christmas-time festival of Junkanoo.