Stories about Bahamas from August, 2007
“There's an email making the rounds entitled ‘Blacks Don't Read’. Being Black, I read it”: Nicolette Bethel, guest authoring at Bahama Pundit, blogs about the power of print.
Rick Lowe at WeblogBahamas.com thinks that a Supreme Court action questioning the constitutionality of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s monopoly on the industry could be “great news” for consumers.
Post-election issues are causing “a divided nation”, according to Craig Butler in this post at Bahama Pundit.
A blog post by Reginald Shepherd underscores Bahamian Nicolette Bethel‘s point that art and culture “should be a fundamental part of any social agenda”.
Sidney Sweeting, writing at WeblogBahamas.com, thinks Bahamians need to understand “where their own responsibilities end and the Government's responsibility begins or vice versa.”
“It is well known that 50% to 60% of the Bahamas Government Revenue is from Customs/Import duty.” Rick Lowe at WeblogBahamas.com wonders why this does not translate into better customer...
Rick Lowe, writing at WeblogBahamas.com, features an article by the late Dr. Julian Simon to make a point about what should be done regarding the Bahamas’ illegal immigration issue.
An international take on a Bahamian song leads Nicolette Bethel to muse about “the general dismissal of culture in general (and, by extension, of our culture in particular)”, stating; “most...
Ringplay Productions and Now is Wow acknowledge the passing of television personality, artist and educator, Ian Ali.
Rick Lowe at WeblogBahamas.com wonders “if the anger being exhibited in…general problem solving is not somehow related to the failure of our educational system?”
Nicolette Bethel thinks that Bahamians can learn from “how Barbados is designing its economy to meet the demands of the 21st century”.
Craig Butler, writing at Bahama Pundit, thinks that the Bahamas’ immigration policies towards the children of illegal immigrants “seem geared more towards dehumanization rather than inclusion.”
Both Cheese-on-Bread and Barbados Free Press report on recently-released rankings of the Top 10 richest countries in the Caribbean.
Guest authoring at WeblogBahamas.com, Oswald Brown tells the inspiring story of Cynthia “Mother” Pratt, adding: “the final chapter has not yet been written.”
“In our society, what still matters is not what you know but who. Ours is a society that functions uncomfortably like the Mafia.” Nicolette Bethel, guest authoring at Bahama Pundit,...
Kadooment Day signals the end of the Crop Over festivities – Living in Barbados explains, offering interesting comparisons to the Bahamas’ Junkanoo festival.
“So in the absence of an official Bahamian policy, what can WE do to promote energy security?” Larry Smith at Bahama Pundit thinks that “a little common sense will go...
Today is Emancipation Day. On August 1, one hundred and seventy three years ago, freedom from slavery was won in the Caribbean – and Caribbean bloggers still have a lot...