· August, 2010

Stories about Bahamas from August, 2010

Bahamas: Breakdown

  16 August 2010

“Many of us are more educated than ever. Many Bahamians have more money, assets, and creature comforts than ever…”: Yet, says Rick Lowe, the intolerance is pervasive.

Bahamas: On the Caribbean

  12 August 2010

“What is the Caribbean? is not an unanswerable question. But there isn’t — will never be — a single, definitive answer that can encompass the complications of the geographic region named for the Caribs of half a millennium ago, its history and its culture”: So writes Bahamian blogger Nicolette Bethel...

Bahamas: Something Fishy

  3 August 2010

Weblog Bahamas says that there is a “big issue” that needs to be solved in the local commercial fishing industry “before something horrible happens.”

Caribbean: On Freedom

  2 August 2010

Yesterday, August 1, marked the 172nd commemoration of Emancipation Day in many English-speaking Caribbean territories, when African slaves were freed from their British colonists. Today is a public holiday in many countries throughout the region and a few bloggers are taking the opportunity to reflect on what the occasion means to these developing islands.