The Bahamas: World News

8 years ago

Caribbean’s War on Gangs

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According to the United Nations, Bahamians, Jamaicans, Haitians, Puerto Ricans and Trinidadians are four times more likely to die by gun violence than a North American.

8 years ago

Cuba, Bahamas Push Ahead With Offshore Oil Plans

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It wasn’t concern for the environment when the government told the Bahamian people that there would be no oil exploration in the waters of the Bahamas. The reason was because they already had enough drilling deals set up.

8 years ago

Bahamas Still Violating United Nations Treaty

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The Bahamas is still in violation of the treaty it signed in 1993, vowing to eliminate discrimination against women, as the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women opens its forty-seventh session.

8 years ago

Storm Leaves Death and Damage In Jamaica

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Despite having left nine people dead and causing the Jamaican government about $12 billion for infrastructure repairs, Tropical Storm Nicole was a short lived storm that some meteorologists weren’t even convinced should have been upgraded to tropical storm status.

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