U.S. Embassy Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Ms. Neda Brown met with officials of the Freedom Farm Baseball League to discuss the Embassy’s support of the league’s efforts to raise awareness about literacy and education among young Bahamian baseball players.
Between 2000 and 2013, more than 2,700 children reported being sexually abused in The Bahamas. The figure is nearly double the number of reported adult rape victims, and does not account for the many who were likely too afraid to report.
The United States Embassy in partnership with the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture and BoldLeaders based in Denver, Colorado hosted a dynamic and engaging leadership development seminar for young Bahamians on New Providence and Grand Bahama from June 2-5, 2014.
The Center, although it requires much work, is already very active in the community of Sea Grape, Eight Mile Rock.
Andorra-based, family-owned Andbank (Bahamas) Limited continues to uphold the company slogan “Only Talent Performs” by developing young, new, Bahamian talent.
As a part of the Ministry of National Security’s Shock Treatment program, a group of 22 at-risk boys were recently exposed to several disciplines while touring The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI).
Michael Johnson, a senior at C.R. Walker Secondary High School and achiever of Commonwealth Bank, was awarded the 2014 Junior Achievement New Providence Most Distinguished Achiever (MDA) at the JA Awards.
Every Child Counts, a pioneering special needs school in Abaco which refuses to leave any child behind, has become the subject of an international documentary.
As part of ongoing efforts to increase the number of qualified workers in the industry, The Air Conditioning Depot (commonly known as AC Depot), along with its sister company Total Comfort Air Conditioning, have teamed up with The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) to give hands-on training and guidance to the students of their HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) program.