Negotiating with the gatekeeper: Young entrepreneurs and tourism

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IF the movements made by a handful of young Bahamian professionals over the past year in tourism are any indication of the entrepreneurial thinking of their counterparts, then there is some hope for the future outlook of tourism in the Bahamas. #Entrepreneurs such as Alanna Rogers, Jamie Lewis, Adlai Kerr and Scott Turnquest, owners of tourism startups Tru Bahamian Food …

In Pursuit Of Sustainable Development: Domestic Tourism

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THE last time I visited Cat Island, I explored the exclusive peninsula on the north-west coast known as Pigeon Cay. Luxury homes dot the shoreline of Pigeon Cay, overlooking a beautiful inland creek and mangrove system as well as a stunning stretch of white sand beach. #Some of the views from Pigeon Cay are indeed enviable. Unsurprisingly, when you ask …

Slaying the Dragon: An Immodest Proposal

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A review of the inaugural Keva M. Bethel Distinguished Lecture LAST week I attended the inaugural Keva M. Bethel Distinguished Lecture at the College of the Bahamas at which Patricia Glinton-Meicholas, one of my favourite thinkers and writers, delivered a fiery presentation she called A Modest Proposal towards a Truer Emancipation and a Truer Independence. Knowing Mrs Glinton-Meicholas, I am not surprised …

The Crisis Of The Invisible Black Man

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BECAUSE we have passed through periods of emancipation, decolonization, desegregation and independence, there are many who assume that race – once the primary basis of prejudice against black people – is no longer a relevant topic for discussion. #Our silence is a subtle poison, particularly because the primary racial battleground is now an internal minefield. In other words, racial experience …