It is projected that around the world the number of older persons will grow rapidly in the coming years, and The Bahamas is joining with other countries in responding to the ageing of societies.
The Bahamas: Lifestyle
Saturday is the 60th anniversary of Peanuts, the classic cartoon by Charles Schulz.
Public Works and Transport Minister the Hon. Neko C. Grant raised the awareness of road safety among young people during the 5th annual National Road Safety Youth Symposium on September 30.
Education Minister, the Hon. Desmond Bannister officially welcomed Bakke Graduate University to The Bahamas on Saturday, September 25.
With about a dozen events in place on the official calendar, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture announced that National Youth month activities will begin on October 1, with the event “One Thousand Youth Call to Prayer.”
The Bahamas Postal Service has issued a Hurricane Awareness Commemorative Postage Stamp, highlighting the importance of hurricane preparedness.
The recall of infant formula by Abbott Laboratories covers many products and many countries. The company says some powdered formula could contain parts of beetles.
Four Grand Bahamians were presented with cheques for $750 each from the Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company.
The Bahamas government sponsored a family violence summit under the theme ‘Towards Peace and Harmony in the Home’. Violence and abuse in the family is a serious problem in the Bahamas that affects the larger society.