Archive for 'Island Concerns'

The Bahamas ushers in medical Tourism

The Bahamas ushers in medical Tourism

With medical tourism being a hot topic these days and the Bahamas being an even hotter venue of choice for destination weddings, getaways and dream vacations. The union of medical tourism venturing into the Bahamas couldn’t have been closer than we imagined. For the many folks out there who’ve never heard of medical tourism, it’s [...]

Pulse Edition 1: A New Dawn

Pulse Edition 1: A New Dawn

There has been so many things going on in the Bahamas lately, that it will make your head turn. Unbeknownst to most, but known to some our general elections are taking place soon. Rather today, and being a country based on tourism as its major industry, no matter which organization takes  control there will be [...]

Hurricane Irene: Before, Now and Tomorrow

Hurricane Irene: Before, Now and Tomorrow

Hurricane Irene: What I’ve learnt and where I’m at now. Hi guys this is my welcome back article , after a two week long hiatus of sorts that involved hurricane preparations, being without light and power for about 4 days during the hurricane and how it has changed me. Before: Growth happens to an individual [...]

Hurricane Irene: The aftermath

Hurricane Irene: The aftermath

Good morning Friends, Thank you for all your kind words and sentiments during the Hurricane. Irene has officially passed, and for the most part she has left Nassau, Grand Bahama and my home partially unscathed. I’m missing some shingles, and the roof has a few leaks. But I’m in good spirits and happy. Unfortunately some [...]

The Big Bad Hurricane

The Big Bad Hurricane

So last night Tropical depression Bret was upgraded to a Tropical storm and quite honestly I’m not to concerned yet. I know many of my friends who have never lived through a hurricane or an extreme weather situation may find my nonchalant attitude kind of unsettling, but it comes with good reason. Every year in [...]

Sharks: Friend or Foe

Sharks: Friend or Foe

As much as I love everything about the Bahamas, the island, the beaches, the life. There are certain things that coexist in this habitat, that we sometimes carefully forget or avoid like sharks for instance. Either because we don’t care, or don’t realize the balance that nature has put together. Yesterday a significant change to [...]

Labor Day in the Bahamas

Labor Day in the Bahamas

The Labor day celebrations officially began today in the Bahamas! The Holiday: For Bahamians Labor Day is a national holiday celebrated on the first Friday in June in order to commemorate the hard work our citizens, civil servants and other laborers put in day in and day out. Many times visitors enter our shores, and [...]

No Oil Exploration in the Bahamas

No Oil Exploration in the Bahamas

After a recent press announcement reporting that Norwegian oil Giant Statoil would be teaming up with a newly formed Bahamian oil company BPC (Bahamas Petroleum Company); Bahamian Minister of the Environment Dr. Earl Deveaux put his foot down, and suspended consideration of all drilling and oil exploration applications. Personally, I wholeheartedly agree with his decision. [...]

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