Abaco Farm Owned By Member of Parliament Attracts 800 Haitians Every Season To Plant And Harvest Cucumbers “the grounds turn mushy with mud” 1982

The polemic over the Haitian presence, in the Bahamas, is an 80-year-old ongoing, unsettled debate. For Haiti, its economic and ...
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First Idea For British West Indian Federation Rejected In 1891 Then Revived To Be Rejected Again 1897

In 1891, more than half a century before it actually came to fruition, the idea for a British West Indian ...
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Getty Oil Awarded Exploratory Licences To Drill In Bahamas For An Undisclosed Bonus Amount 1982

When companies, with a globally recognised name like Getty Oil, throw their hundreds of millions behind an oil exploration venture, ...
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Promoting Light Industries Brings Cigarette Manufacturing To Bahamas 1953

In the 1950s, cigarette smoking, was the ultimate leisure time activity. Movie stars to millionaires could be seen lighting up ...
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When A. D. King Tried To Be M. L. King in Nassau It Became The First ‘GTFOH’ Moment In Bahamian History 1968

Only Bahamians can criticise other Bahamians, as many have found out, much to the peril of their social media accounts ...
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Stafford Sands Hired Private Police For Bahamas Government Work And Later To Protect His Daughter From Her Husband 1967

In May 1967, during a U. S. Senate investigation hearings on electronic eavesdropping, it was disclosed that Sir Stafford Sands, ...
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First Black US Presidential Candidate In Nassau’s Foxhill Prison 1979

Clennon Washington King, was the first black man to run as an independent for president of the United States, in ...
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Famous But Forgotten Suicides in Bahamas: Cuban Awaiting Extradition to Only Son of Universal Studios President to Nassau Mass Murderer 1888 – 1964

How one views the act of suicide, greatly depends on one's outlook on life and one's time of life. Throughout ...
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Spying For The Nazis From Cat Cay Bahamas 1940

In 1939, a German-born woman, working as a hotel maid in New York, married the wireless operator on Cat Cay, ...
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Catharine Richardson, The Negro Sweetheart, Sold Into Slavery Because His Wife Wouldn’t Understand, Nassau 1809

Catharine Richardson, a free born negro woman from New York, was sold into slavery, in Nassau, in 1809. Then, but, ...
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