Polio Epidemic Hits Bahamas With Ban and Mandatory 14 Day Quarantine For Foreign Arrivals 1946. Polio Outbreak Causes Immunization of Entire Population 1964

In the early 20th century, few diseases were more dreaded, than the crippling infantile paralysis disease, called polio. Polio, short for poliomyelitis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus. In about Continue Reading

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Lucayan Beach Hotel, From Boom To Bust, From Government Purchase To Commission of Inquiry, From Gangsters To Bankruptcy

The Lucayan Beach Hotel, in Freeport, Grand Bahama, began life, in the early 1960s, as a result of breathtakingly audacious land deals, payoffs, bribery and bargains. But that’s really just Continue Reading

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Illegal Haitian Immigration into The Bahamas, Britain Gives Up, Leaving It To An Under Resourced Bahamian Government 1963 – 1965

By 1963, the illegal Haitian migration problem, had all but overwhelmed, British colonial officials, in Nassau. Reliance on regulations contained in The Bahamas Immigration Act of 1963, which specifically sought Continue Reading

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The CDP, NDP, ABC, CCKG, BYPA – New Bahamian Political Parties and Activist Groups 1966

Secret intelligence files, from 1966, released only after the thirty-year rule, reveal that nothing escaped the watchful eye of British colonial government representatives in the Bahamas. Spying, may be too Continue Reading

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