I refer to the Business Section of the Nassau Guardian’s October 3rd edition in which the headline “Forget beaches, says Vasser: Market your food” was a welcomed read.
Apparently the government has stated that the cruise ships were incorrect in their assertions and nothing further has been heard on the issue.
In the Nassau Guardian newspaper edition of October 1st there is a statement in the Business Section by Minister Khaalis Rolle stating “BAIC must invest in ‘business side’ of Junkanoo” – well blow me down!
Thought-provoking, free of political bias, Coulson’s comments are packed with practical solutions to what seem like overwhelming decisions – what to do about direct foreign investment vs. domestic, how to handle privatization, what happens when education doesn’t educate the masses.
I have read with amazement several news articles over the past week that have prompted me to put pen to paper once again!
Firstly, I would like to thank the Prime Minister for hearing the cries of the few in the cultural community who spoke up, along with the Bahamian public.
Pam Burnside, owner of Doongalik Studios Art Gallery was recently invited to make a presentation on the growth of the Bahamian Visual Arts at the Creatives of the Caribbean Arts Festival based on the topic: “Fostering Economic and Commercial Viability of the Caribbean Creative Economy”.
Mr. Minister why are you wasting millions of dollars on another country’s culture and not supporting your own? Sir you have terrible advisors around you, and they will cost you in the long run.
The Nassau Guardian’s new Arts & Culture correspondent, Corinne Lampkin-Dhillon lays out the facts on the controversial Carnival, slated for 2015 whether we like it or not.