Bahamas

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Pavilion

Organizer/Commissioner:
Ministry of Tourism
Artist:
Tavares Strachan
Curators:
Jean Crutchfield; Robert Hobbs
Open Call?
No

Curator

Name:
Robert Hobbs
Gender:
Male
Born:
The United States of America, 1946
Lives and works in:
The United States of America
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
2

Curator

Name:
Jean Crutchfield
Gender:
Female
Born:
Egypt
Lives and works in:
The United States of America
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Tavares Strachan
Gender:
Male
Born:
The Bahamas, 1979
Lives and works in:
The United States of America
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Politics & Economics

State System:
Parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Ruling Political Party:
Progressive Liberal Party
Population (World Bank, 2011):
347,176
GDP per capita (World Bank, 2011):
$22,431
Unemployment (World Bank, 2011):
13.7% of the labor force
Net OECD ODA Aid Received (2011):
$0
Military Expenditure (SIPRI, 2011):
No data

Alliances


Commonwealth
Non-Aligned Movement

Conflicts

Country independent since:
1973 (from Britain)
Colonial History:
Former British colony
Global Militarization Index (BICC, 2011):
No ranking
Nuclear Force?
No
Ongoing Conflicts and Disputes:
Despite an ongoing maritime border dispute with the USA, the Bahamas are a close ally to the USA, for example in the War on Drugs.