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· April, 2007

Stories about Bahamas from April, 2007

Bahamas: Elections Thoughts

30 April 2007

On the virtual eve of the Bahamian elections, Nicolette Bethel shares her thoughts about politics and governance: “No matter who we think we support, or what party we will elect on May 2, we should be ashamed for allowing our so-called leaders to engage in such a widespread denigration of...

Bahamas: Mapping Perspectives

23 April 2007

Bahamian Nicolette Bethel, linking to a blog called Strange Maps, muses on the fact that “mapping is an exercise not only in making sense out of the world, but in dominating the world. A map, like a book, is not a fact; it is an interpretation of a fact, a...

Bahamas, Trinidad & Tobago: More Thoughts on VT

20 April 2007

Posting from Trinidad, Thebookmann is concerned that the media has played into the VT gunman's “sick little cold, dead hands” by broadcasting footage of the killer “unleashing his hateful rage to a camera. The airing of such imagery is a grave mistake…something that I have seen for too long in...

Bahamas: New Junkanoo Blog

13 April 2007

Nicolette Bethel has a new favourite blog – the first that's dedicated to the great Bahamian cultural tradition of Junkanoo – (never mind she's a little biased).

Bahamas: Tribute for Winston Saunders

9 April 2007

Following the death of Bahamian Winston Saunders last year, Ringplay Productions has committed itself to re-establishing the Repertory Season which Saunders himself instituted in the 1980s in an effort to cultivate an ongoing theatre tradition in the Bahamas.

Bahamas: The Evil of Politics

5 April 2007

As Bahamian elections are announced, Sidney Sweeting at WeblogBahamas.com laments “the evil that men will do, all in the name of politics.”

Bahamas: Discussing Slavery and Emancipation

4 April 2007

Nicolette Bethel longs for rational discussion about issues like slavery and emancipation and links to a South African blog that provides a good example of how to go about it: “We can only dream of such an exchange occurring here. Can’t we?”

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