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The Drone Builder

Originally posted on Justbiz242.com:
‘Make Drones Your Way’ Drones are becoming increasingly popular world wide among hobbyists as well as professionals. For Ambrose Cartwright, a 16-year-old 11th grade student at Bishop Michael Eldon High School Freeport, his interest in drone building began in earnest more than a year ago when he decided to build…

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Everything Comes Up Art

For Elsie Frazier, her custom made straw handbags are exquisite pieces of art. “They are unique, truly one of a kind,” she says. “My desire is that when someone walks away with one of my bags, they have a one of a kind piece and they truly stand out.” Frazier, who founded, “Everything Comes Up…

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Rethinking the ‘sun, sand and sea’ dynamic: Part I

  “Sun, sand and sea has simply grown stale,” says Creative Nassau co-founder and President Pam Burnside. The phrase has long been a pitch to lure visitors to the isles, evoking imagery of a warm sunny clime, beautiful pink sand and turquoise blue waters. While The Bahamas has long possessed these natural assets, there is undoubtedly…

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If you can pick it, we can pop it…

“If you can pick it, we can pop it,” says Kentisha Ward, owner and proprietor of PopStop242, the Bahamian popsicle manufacturer. The local start-up offers delicious gourmet ice treats made from 100 per cent Bahamian grown fruits, with no preservatives. Ward says that while launching the business had always been an idea of hers, it…

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Batik, from start to finish..

It’s considered the ‘national fabric’ of The Bahamas. Androsia; the brightly colored authentic Bahamian hand-dyed cotton fabric, with designs inspired by the beauty of the islands and Bahamian culture can be seen in several resorts across the archipelago. The word batik originates from the Javanese ‘tik’ and means to dot.  The art of decorating cloth using…

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Linking local producers with wholesalers

In an effort to connect local Bahamian producers with wholesale purchasers, the Ministry of Tourism in conjunction with the Bahamas Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA) will tomorrow kick-off the inaugural Tru Tru Bahamian Marketplace . The event which will be held on Friday and Saturday at the Atlantis Grand Ballroom is expected to become an annual…