Bahamas Local Stories

I wouldn't know how to cook grits - Lessons from Dad
"I wouldn't know how to cook grits" - Lessons from Dad

June 18, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Three young women share lessons they've learned from their dad and why they appreciate his presence in their lives.

read more »

Doctors weigh in on Bahamian mens health
Doctors weigh in on Bahamian men’s health

June 16, 2021

By:Jhanae Winter
In support of men’s health awareness, doctors give their medical opinion on advice to encourage Bahamian men to better their health, supporting men’s health awareness month.

read more »

7 Tips To Celebrate Men's Health Week
7 Tips To Celebrate Men's Health Week

June 14, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
It's all about Men’s Health this month, but the second week in June is always allocated to celebrate and bring awareness globally to men’s physical and mental health.

read more »

STOP letting social media negatively affect your life
STOP letting social media negatively affect your life

June 11, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Social media can be a great place but with everything in life there are many disadvantages to being online all the time.

read more »

Your Vaccine Story PSA part 4

June 10, 2021

The fourth installment of the "Your Vaccine Story" to spread awareness. What's your vaccination story?

read more »

HERE'S WHY YOUR BUSINESS ISN'T GROWING
HERE'S WHY YOUR BUSINESS ISN'T GROWING

June 09, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
The way people shop is a process that encompasses many factors before a final decision is made. The psychological steps that take place all play a significant role in the purchases made by consumers.

read more »

Your Vaccine Story Psa Part 3

June 03, 2021

The third installment of the "Your Vaccine Story" to spread awareness.
What's your vaccination story?

read more »

LET'S TALK SOLAR ENERGY
LET'S TALK SOLAR ENERGY

June 02, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
For years there has been a quest for renewable energy sources to replace the over dependency of other dangerous and damaging forms of energy.

read more »

The REAL reason Bahamians lack identity
The REAL reason Bahamians lack identity

May 31, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
The Bahamian identity should represent the people’s shared ideals, ideologies, attitudes, and biases; instead it is suffocated by the colonizing clenches of tourism.

read more »

ARE BAHAMIANS FUNCTIONING ALCOHOLICS - Defining gray area drinking
ARE BAHAMIANS FUNCTIONING ALCOHOLICS? - Defining ‘gray area’ drinking

May 28, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
There is a fine line between casual drinking and alcoholism, and that line is gray.
Most Bahamians spend their entire lives drinking and were introduced to alcohol at a young age.

read more »

UB graduates express excitement and concern about their future
UB graduates express excitement and concern about their future

May 26, 2021

UB 2021 graduates share mixed emotions about graduating in the misdt of a pandemic as their virtual commencement ceremony approaches.

read more »

Your Vaccine Story Psa Part 2

May 25, 2021

The second installment of the "Your Vaccine Story" to spread awareness.

read more »

Just go to therapy Bey!
Just go to therapy Bey!

May 21, 2021

Therapy is a resourceful method to assist Bahamians in dealing with the challenges of life, but many are missing out because of cultural perspectives.

read more »

GROW WHAT YOU EAT: Tips from experts
GROW WHAT YOU EAT: Tips from experts

May 19, 2021

Farming enthusiasts share their knowledge on how Bahamians should start and sustain their own personal produce gardens.

read more »

Remembering Sir Charles Carter
Remembering Sir Charles Carter

May 17, 2021

Sir Charles who dominated the country’s airwaves for more than 50 years and was a former Cabinet Minister, died at the age of 78, Saturday.

read more »

Time to grow your own produce
Time to grow your own produce

May 14, 2021

The effects of the pandemic on food supply across the world is something we cannot ignore. When the bigger nations that import food and goods to us have a shortage in their own land, who do you think they will feed first? It is paramount that we have a sense of security when disasters and pandemics affect the world and our nation.

read more »

Your Vaccine Story PSA Series

May 14, 2021

Everybody's reasons are different. In this six part PSA series Bahamians are sharing why they are taking the AstraZeneca vaccine.

read more »

Pandemic was a preventable disaster says UN independent experts
Pandemic was a "preventable disaster" says UN independent experts

May 13, 2021

The Panel of experts “found weak links at every point in the chain of preparedness and response” criticizing the WHO and world leaders in a report, published wednesday.

read more »

Taking care of your mental health, selfish or not
Taking care of your mental health, selfish or not?

May 12, 2021

The conversation concerning mental health in The Bahamas is improving but there is still a long way to go. There needs to be more serious, informative and non-judgmental conversations about mental health.

read more »

600 Apply for Lyford Cay Foundations Scholarships
600+ Apply for Lyford Cay Foundations Scholarships

May 10, 2021

COVID-19 turned the world upside down, closing schools to in-person learning, shutting down tourism and forcing countries to ramp up healthcare operations. But there is one thing it did not dampen – Bahamian students’ desire to go to college.

More than 600 applicants in The Bahamas applied for a Lyford Cay Foundations scholarship for studies outside of The Bahamas.

According to Executive Director Dr. Nicola Virgill-Rolle, “While the number of applications is slightly down from prior years, interest in pursuing higher education both abroad and locally remains extremely strong.”

read more »