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My colleagues and I were saddened to learn of the death this morning of foremost Bahamian naïve artist, Amos Ferguson. He is perhaps our country’s most successful artist with works in private collections and galleries around the world.
The stage has been set for the 15th Annual International Cultural Festival in the Botanical Gardens from October 16 to 17, 2010.
Under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, the event will showcase the diverse culture of countries around the world from natives living in The Bahamas.
WomanSpeak, A Journal of Literature and Art by Caribbean Women, has announced the release of volume six/2012. The new anthology from WomanSpeak Books brings together 25 writers, poets and painters in a full colour, limited edition volume edited by Lynn Sweeting, designed by Julia P. Ames, and featuring cover art by Chantal Bethel and Ashley Knowles.
The 10th Annual Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), from December 5-13, will once again celebrate "Cinema in Paradise".
BIFF is proud to announce that for the second year the Embassy of the People's Republic of China will be providing Chinese films to be showcased before and during the 2013 film festival...
The Ministry of Housing notes with interest the statements made recently by the Deputy Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party Mr.
Philip "Brave" Davis, regarding the squatter issue, many of which appear to be contradictory.
This year's independence theme, "United in Love and Service" finds expression in the tree planting exercise of the citizen group We the People which is utilizing Emancipation Day 2011 to help foster community linking environmental awareness and active citizenship.
Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said his party is on the same page when it comes to the Stem Cell Bill and he dismissed concerns of a rift after statements from the FNM's deputy leader and deputy chairman on the issue.
During debate on the bill last week, Minnis blasted the government for "rushing" the proposed legislation...
When Erica James was earning her BA in Vassar College in 1992, she chose for her senior project the topic of a National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. Little did she know that eleven years later in 2003 she would be leading such an institution that would drastically change the way Bahamian viewers and artists approach art.
Who will be the effective opposition to the PLP in government and in the next Elections is an interesting proposition. The primary opposing political force must have as clear and decisive a direction as the governing PLP party. It is apparent that the FNM with its nine sitting members of Parliament will be the official opposition, but is there a role for the DNA going forward?
After it conducts next year's census, the Department of Statistics will be able to tell you information about all sorts of population
trends in The Bahamas.
However, despite plans to interview every household in the nation, the data will not include how many illegal immigrants reside in the country.
SHANGHAI, China (GIS) -- Grenada’s Booth continues to be the center of attraction in the CARICOM Pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai. The Expo, which opened to the public in May, will run through the end of October 2010.
Grenada is participating in the global event along with 13 other Caribbean countries who are all converged in a joint pavilion under the leadership of CARICOM.
Although a new government will be formed in the Bahamas, we realize that the challenges that face the Bahamas and in particular Grand Bahama, are still prominent. On this Island we have an economic & social crisis that is escalating. It is important to note that this crisis may not be to the extreme levels that we see in other nations, and we are considered nominal in comparison to the population of most of our neighboring Caribbean nations. Therefore, the unification of citizens within this country is conceivable in an effort to eliminate the economic and social ills of Grand Bahama.
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With the vision to exclusively use Bahamian visual art across Baha Mar’s...