Columbus Day is the annual commemoration of Christopher Columbus’s landing in the New World, on San Salvador island in the Bahamas on October 12, 1492. The Bahamas also acknowledges this day as Discovery Day.
The Bahamas: Lifestyle
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.
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.