Dress up! These 9” plastic doll beauties have filled toy chests around the world; and their chic fashions and versatility have inspired children’s senses of style and nurturing for three generations.
Junkanoo is a festival with ancient African roots that is held all over The Bahamian diaspora, primarily on Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve night each year with the largest parade hosted in Nassau, on the island of New Providence.
Photography: Erik Kruthoff
Musical talent abounds in this super kid! Neville Jr. is no average musician. He plays three instruments; the Alto Saxophone, the Double Tenor Steel Pan and the drums.
Photography: Ben Jamieson Photography/© Colina Insurance Limited
Acknowledgements: Ricardo Deveaux, President & CEO, The Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation; Colina’s “Bright Kids” and their parents
Often prepared with the Nassau Grouper, Boiled Fish is a flawless Bahamian meal. This hearty dish is full of flavor which integrates fish, potatoes, onions, salt, goat pepper and limes. Have it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Food preparation by: Chef Wayne Moncur
Oral health touches every aspect of our lives but is often taken for granted. Your mouth is a window into the health of your body.
Art by: Trilogy (Stefan Legend & Jamaal Rolle)/© Colina Insurance Limited
Caught up in the wave of decolonization that swept across Africa and the Caribbean, The Bahamas eventually gained independence in a peaceful transition from colony to country on July 10, 1973.
Photography: Scharad Lightbourne with Kavah Duncombe/© Colina Insurance Limited
History Consultant: Dr. Christopher Curry, School of Social Sciences, College of The Bahamas
In a country where topics like infidelity, mental health and sexuality are only spoken about in hushed tones, talk show host Shenique Miller has started a national conversation.
Photography: Scharad Lightbourne/© Colina Insurance Limited
As it is with most coastal towns and cities around the world, seagulls are a mainstay of the Bahamian coastal ecosystem. These birds help keep beaches and coastlines clean by eating the trash that people sometimes leave behind.