Bahamas Local Stories

Preparing for retirement is still important in a post covid world
Preparing for retirement is still important in a post covid world

September 22, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Let’s be real, retirement is a luxury everyone can’t afford, but to those that want to and can, prepare for retirement, should start now!

read more »

I am determined to change the narrative from 'I havent met her,' to 'Maxine, you again'
"I am determined to change the narrative from 'I haven’t met her,' to 'Maxine, you again?'"

September 14, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Maxine Seymour, the Free National Movement’s Seabreeze candidate for the 2021 general election is focused on connecting with her constituents and bettering their lives in any way possible.

read more »

Frame'd Eyewear Accessories wants you to see better in style without breaking the bank
Frame'd Eyewear & Accessories wants you to see better in style without "breaking the bank"

September 13, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
There continues to be a need for stylish yet affordable prescription eyewear for all ages. Heidi Munroe, owner of Frame’d Eyewear & Accessories, is doing just that as her business provides men, women and children with various affordable options that suit their eye needs.

read more »

Mylf Goddess Boutique focuses on mothers health with holistic postpartum care and recovery
Mylf Goddess Boutique focuses on mother’s health with holistic postpartum care and recovery

September 10, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Moniquekell Farquharson, owner of Mylf Goddess Boutique, is focused on the well being of all new mothers and wants to help them on their journey to postpartum recovery.

read more »

Soo Chicboutique's owner's taste in fashion led her to start clothing business
Soo Chicboutique's owner's taste in fashion led her to start clothing business

September 07, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Years ago Latoya Deveaux-Wallace was unemployed and couldn’t find a job, so she created her own and now she is the owner of Soo Chicboutique, an online clothing store for women.

read more »

Let's Talk Etiquette is training Bahamian youth to have stature and social grace
Let's Talk Etiquette is training Bahamian youth to have stature and social grace

September 03, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
CEO Thea Moss, owner of Let’s Talk Etiquette Spa and Beauty Boutique (LTE), is transforming the lives of young children through etiquette and money management principles, based in Grand Bahama.

read more »

Cleaning Wizards has the magic touch for all your cleaning needs
Cleaning Wizards has the magic touch for all your cleaning needs

September 01, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
At the age of 23, Krystal Deveaux began working for others at various jobs, but things would change for the business owner only six years later.

read more »

It was a culture shock, Diamond Luxxe Spa owner breaks away from societal norms to start business
"It was a culture shock", Diamond Luxxe Spa owner breaks away from societal norms to start business

August 30, 2021

Brendina Rolle, owner of Diamond Luxxe Spa Eyelash Extension, created her business to enhance the natural beauty of each client with luscious lashes.

read more »

KBII Communications provides insight for Bahamians to develop their personal and professional lives
KBII Communications provides insight for Bahamians to develop their personal and professional lives

August 27, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Katherine Beneby, certified speaker, trainer, coach and owner of KBII Communication aims to bring focus and clarity to the lives of many, in and outside The Bahamas.

read more »

Taste Da Flava turns family tradition into a successful business
Taste Da Flava turns family tradition into a successful business

August 25, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
To date, Bernique Pople, owner of Taste Da Flava, is the youngest Bahamian ice cream maker who focuses on original and authentic flavors. Mixing things up, Taste Da Flavor not only offers traditional flavors such as vanilla and chocolate but also Soursop and Guinness.

read more »

I sacrificed my career Millenium Cleaners Wholesale Products owner takes a risk to start her own business
"I sacrificed my career" Millenium Cleaners & Wholesale Products owner takes a risk to start her own business

August 23, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Vandesha Whyte took a leap of faith and birthed her business Millenium Cleaners & Wholesale Products in 2020 during the height of the pandemic.

read more »

Software Business, Plato Alpha Design in a lane of its own
Software Business, Plato Alpha Design in a "lane of its own"

August 20, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Founders, CEO Duran Humes and COO Keith Roye of Plato Alpha Design ventured into the tech industry with their joint business focusing on building business systems and automating business specific tasks and processes.

read more »

The Financial Academy wants to break the cycle of poverty with financial literacy for Bahamians
The Financial Academy wants to “break the cycle of poverty” with financial literacy for Bahamians

August 18, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Lakeisha Rolle, Financial Coach and founder of The Financial Academy, designed her business to give Bahamians access to affordable financial literacy products and services. The business caters to teaching young people how to manage money and instill values and principles for finance to help them lead successful lives. There are also options available for interested adults.

read more »

Lulu's Sugar Rush aims is to be the leading confectionery business in The Bahamas
Lulu's Sugar Rush aims is to be the leading confectionery business in The Bahamas

August 16, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Blaire Percentie, owner of Lulu’s Sugar Rush is determined to become a market leader in the confectionery industry, for the entire Bahamas.The 28 year old has big visions for her small business. She offers party machine rentals for Hawaiian shaved ice, cotton candy and popcorn. She also provides balloonery services for special occasions.

read more »

21 Year Old Seeks To Break Generational Curses With His Businesses
21 Year Old Seeks To "Break Generational Curses" With His Businesses

August 13, 2021

Lavell Smith's mission is to increase generational wealth and he's on his way to becoming a serial entrepreneur by owning three businesses in different industries.The names of his business are: L&M Window Repair & Installation, specialising in full window repair and carpentry. The second is L’s Restores, customizing and restoring shoes and customizing clothing. Finally, Lavell's Import & Export where they import cars based on a client's request.

read more »

The Inspired HR is teaching Bahamians their workplace rights and much more
The Inspired HR is teaching Bahamians their workplace rights and much more

August 12, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
With under two years in operation, Canderia Mckinney has crafted a successful business aimed at equipping Bahamians with the confidence they need to secure their next career opportunity.

read more »

'It's like a ministry' Bahabraids is more than hairstyling
'It's like a ministry' Bahabraids is more than hairstyling

August 09, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Andrea Darville is the owner of BahaBraids Services, a mobile braiding and hairstyling business, offering a variety of services such as knotless braids, box braids, passion twist, feed in braids, goddess braids, crochet braids, to natural cornrow braids.

read more »

Bahamians Aren't 'Actually' Retiring
Bahamians Aren't 'Actually' Retiring

August 06, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter

The Bahamian culture is shifting the golden age, to hues of increased labor and lack of resources. Retirement is supposed to be the period in life where all enjoy the fruit of their labour, but many Bahamians are not afforded this luxury.

read more »

Are you diabetic with eye issues - Here's why
Are you diabetic with eye issues? - Here's why

August 04, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
A few articles back, eye health was discussed and among it was the disease diabetic retinopathy. A deeper look into this particular disease is needed because of the prevalent cases of diabetes whether known or unknown in The Bahamas.

read more »

It's not your bones popping, it's only air bubbles - The truth about Chiropractic Adjustments
It's not your bones popping, it's only air bubbles - The truth about Chiropractic Adjustments

July 30, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Chiropractic adjustments are one of the few ways to address musculoskeletal pain such as back, shoulder and neck pains in the body. But it goes much deeper than that.

read more »