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.
The Bahamas: World News
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.
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.
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.
China is pouring another $7bn (£4.4bn) into Brazil’s oil industry, reigniting fears of a global “land grab” of natural resources.
Once again, Cuba in appealing to the United Nations General Assembly to condemn the embargo/blockade imposed by the United States.
Fashion mogul Peter Nygård has donated garments specially designed for modesty and softness for women undergoing mammograms.
A week after Bahamian straw vendors were arrested in New York on international trade and copyright violations, The Bahamas is trying to ascend to full World Trade Organization membership.
The prosecution played potentially damning recordings of Buju Banton’s conversations with government informant Alexander Johnson, discussing drug deals and even diamond smuggling.