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December 11, 2005

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Nicolette Bethel, considering the prospect of life abroad herself, makes the seemingly controversial argument that the Bahamas lack of cultural export is rooted in its artists tendency - unlike other Caribbean islanders - to stay put rat... [Read More]

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bb

so you want to leave to make a name for yourself? Need I remind you that our wealthy toursit are middle class if not working poor who save their dimes to travel.

nicob

I think you miss the point of the article, which is that the habit of Bahamians of returning home has actually hurt our culture, and has also hurt our cultural practitioners. This is the only major country in the Caribbean where the only cultural people who can be assured of making a living doing what they have been gifted to do are artists. Writers, actors, singers and other musicians have to choose other professions -- or leave. The longer that continues, the poorer we will be culturally.

bb

but what does that say about a country who encourages their people to leave? it can't support them?

nicob

Or it chooses not to. If Cuba can support its cultural people, surely The Bahamas can.

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