To understand how effective countries are in fostering private sector growth and encouraging enterprise contribution, the World Bank produces the Doing Business Indicators, comprising ten measures ranging from the ease with which private companies can pay their taxes to register property. Which factors stand out for The Bahamas? These were cited among the indicators for the … [Read more...] about Three Steps to Improving Business in The Bahamas
"Bahamas Aerial View Htconem8 Aerialphotography Fromthewindowseat FlyTheWhale Oneography HTC The Bahamas" by Daniel Piraino is licensed under CC BY 2.0 When you tell people that you live in the Bahamas, 95% of the time they tell you “Oh, you are on vacation 365 days a year.” Sure, this archipelagic country, encompassing 700 islands and a population of barely 400,000, has the … [Read more...] about The Commonwealth of The Bahamas: The most paradisiac archipelago country is pushing its government effectiveness ahead
Effects of Hurricane Joaquin. Photo Author Michael Nelson Climate Change is already affecting The Bahamas. We are experiencing much hotter and longer summers and our cooler months, which seems each year to take longer to arrive are not as cool as 15 and 20 years ago. Due to the endless warming of the atmosphere we are experiencing an increase in the existence of vector borne … [Read more...] about How Can We Address the Effects of Climate Change in The Bahamas?
Recently, my 13-year-old sister stood in front of the mirror and asked me, who is the most beautiful female in the world? A little taken aback, I looked at her with her warm, dark chocolate skin as she combed her kinky hair and told her that she is the most beautiful female in the world. She gave me an incredulous look and told me – no, she meant celebrities (how could I … [Read more...] about Beauty in the Afro-Caribbean Diaspora
Lush sandy beaches, beautiful clear aqua-blue waters, sunshine, a beach towel and a martini. For most, a dream vacation, especially for those that live in colder climates and landlocked areas. The Bahamas has been one of the luxury vacation hot-spots for decades. It is known for attracting celebrities. The Bahamian tourism brochures are still exploiting the nostalgia, … [Read more...] about Bahamas a golden past, but what will the future bring?