In Case You Missed It: Turn|schuh Film Photography Exhibit

On July 10th, 2021 A group exhibit featured three Bahamian film photographers whose aesthetic illuminates the urban, rural and alternative lifestyle in The Bahamas.  The show is up until further notice at Turn|schuch skate shop. Prints are available for purchase. Roger Duvalier is a Bahamian street photographer who highlights his country’s alternative lifestyle through angled […]

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Randol Fawkes Labour Day

Happy Labour Day Bahamas! The first Friday in June is known as Randol Fawkes Labour Day in the Bahamas. This public holiday was established in 1961 in honour of, you guessed it, Sir Randol Fawkes. Sir Randol Fawkes is often referred to as “the father of Labour” in the Bahamas because of the work he […]

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Lyford Cay Foundations to Partner with Historic Kemp Road Community

With the recent tragedy impacting the Kemp Road community still fresh, Lyford Cay Foundations today met with influential civic leaders and announced plans to form partnerships that will develop and showcase the potential of the historic community’s young people. The initiative to build results-oriented partnerships was introduced by Lyford Cay Foundations Executive Director, Nicola Virgill-Rolle, […]

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Cecil Wallace-Whitfield

Born: 20-Mar-1930 Birthplace: Nassau Died: 09-May-1990 Location of death: Nassau Cause of death: Gender: Male Religion: Ethnicity: Black Occupation: Politician Executive summary: Founder of the FNM. Leader of the political movement in 1970, when eight Parliamentary members left the PLP and became known as “The Dissident Eight”. These men formed the Free-PLP but subsequently changed […]

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Roland Symonette

Born: 16-Dec-1898 Birthplace: The Current, Eleuthera Died: 13-Mar-1980 Location of death: His home at Green Roofs, Nassau, Bahamas Cause of death: Pancrearic Cancer Gender: Male Religion: Methodist Ethnicity: Mixed Occupation: Politician, Businessman Executive summary: Sir Roland’s legacy begins with his determination to succeed. As well as facilitating the development of the Bahamas, his shrewd business […]

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