Monday, July 1, 2019

College grads lament ‘brain drain’ that affects the Bahamas

By Matthew Moxey

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas is losing young, smart and educated professionals because they just can’t seem to find lucrative job opportunities anywhere in the Bahamas.

These recent graduates therefore remain overseas, where they are offered jobs with excellent benefits, not to mention more pay – often referred to as a “brain drain” on the Bahamas.

This past weekend, Eyewitness News Online spoke to several graduates who explained why they have opted to remain overseas, rather than return home to build-up the economy of the Bahamas.  Read more >>