Miss United States, Alexandria Mills, has won the Miss World crown for 2010, defeating more than 100 other hopefuls at a glittering ceremony in southern China.
After months of preparation and weeks of competition, 18-year-old Braneka Bassett is the second woman from the Bahamas in the 60 year history of the international pageant to advance to the finals of the world’s oldest and largest beauty competition.
Twelve Bahamians were recognised as Nation Builders for their social contributions to Bahamian Society in the course of their lifetime.
The Bahamas Financial Services Board honoured individuals for their commitment to improving the industry as a whole. The honourees were recognised at the 10th Annual Industry Excellence Awards Dinner & Presentation Ceremony.
Poor Mabel Stubbs. Ms Stubbs is a good Bahamian woman from Fresh Creek, Andros, and the latest victim of con man Rudy King’s meaningless award ceremonies.
Swazi Prime Minister Dr Sibusiso Dlamini says Rudy King should be applauded for not hiding his past, but being honest.
So far, Bahamian athletes have won five medals, including one Gold, in the Commonwealth games in New Delhi, India.
Show also featured performances by Rick Ross, Diplomats, cyphers from Kanye West, Ice Cube.
“Runway to Fashion Week”, loosely based on America’s “Project Runway”, was created to involve local novice designers and gradually expose their talent to a larger market.