This post can only serve as an announcement of some basic, bald information that has already been shared elsewhere.The Bahamas Government has taken the executive decision that The Bahamas will not be hosting the Caribbean Festival of Arts in 2008, believing that The Bahamas will be unprepared to host the Festival.Instead, The Bahamas has bid to host the Caribbean Festival of Arts in 2012.Related links:Bahama JournalNassau GuardianCaribbean Broadcasting CorporationAt this moment, I remain a civil servant. Please feel free to add your comments here if you like. I will be unable to respond to them. However, given my earlier posts on the topic, I believe that it is important that I acknowledge the decision of the Government on my blog.A broader discussion is occurring here.