Despite a decline of new HIV infections in some Caribbean countries, data has shown that in the Bahamas, the adult HIV prevalence remains high or has increased.
This goes right along with The Bahamas vying for the highest per capita murder rate, the highest incest rate, highest rape rate and highest armed robbery rates in the Caribbean.
Guyanese teacher Edmay Hendricks was recently bestowed with the ‘Teacher of the Year’ award in the Bahamas.
Over 200 submissions were received regionally for the 2010 RBC/RBTT Caribbean Children’s Cancer Fund Art Competition in Trinidad with just six winning students receiving prizes.
United States federal law enforcement authorities say they have arrested a number of persons who had been previously deported to the Caribbean in a four-day immigration dragnet that stretched from the suburbs north of New York City to eastern Long Island.
The Cubahidraulica enterprise of Cuba is setting the conditions for the export of bottled and bulk natural water to the Bahamas, said director Jose Antonio Hernandez in Havana.
Acquiring Air Jamaica (AJ) was the first step in Caribbean Airlines’ (CAL) journey to become the region’s only carrier.
Royal Bahamas Defence Force Training Officer Senior Lt. Raymond King has completed the Strategy and International Security (SIS) Course at the National Defense University in Washington DC, and intends to design courses that will allow him to transfer the knowledge he has gained to his fellow officers.
Tomas, having already killed 14 people in the eastern Caribbean, ravaged Haiti as a Category 1 hurricane on Friday, leaving four more deaths in its wake.