The Bahamas - Organizations

Commercial associations include the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC), and service groups such as Kiwanis, Rotary, and Lions clubs. Employers' groups include the Bahamas Employers' Confederation and the Bahamas Union of Teachers. International amateur sports activities are coordinated by the Bahamas Olympic Association and the Bahamas Amateur Athletic Association (BAAA).

There are about 15 prominent youth organizations throughout the country, including some which are affiliated with political parties. Groups include the Girl Guides and Scout Associations, Progressive Young Liberals, Torchbearers Youth Association, and the YMCA and YWCA. There are branches of the Red Cross and the Red Cross Youth Society.

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