· February, 2009

Stories about Bahamas from February, 2009

Bahamas: Say “No” to Violence vs. Women

  20 February 2009

“One in three women on this side of the world will experience violence in her lifetime”: Womanish Words says that the woman’s right to live a life free of violence will only become important to the Bahamian government “when we demand it.”

Bahamas: Artistic Tourism

  14 February 2009

“All studies about the creative industries…and tourist development indicate that a failsure way of driving tourists to a destination is by creating a purpose for them to visit…but a word of caution to those…who think that they can develop such festivals without the participation and buy-in of the cultural community:...

Bahamas, Jamaica: Cultural Solidarity

  11 February 2009

Bahamian blogger Nicolette Bethel has called for the observation of a Day of Absence today in honour of all cultural workers – Womanish Words and Jamaican Geoffrey Philp are showing their solidarity.

Bahamas: Day of Absence

  2 February 2009

“Until we invest and believe in our art, and until we respect our artists, our country will never even be”: Nicolette Bethel calls “for a Day of Absence in honour of all cultural workers in The Bahamas and around the world.”