A Nation Is Born – The Definitive Bahamian Independence Album 1973

In early 1973, as the Bahamas was fast approaching that very first Independence Day, scheduled for 10th July 1973, the ...

Music as Identity: Should Bahamian Music Officially Be Called Goombay?

One can argue that independence, in 1973, had many goals to accomplish. Within that political exercise, negotiating sovereignty away from ...

“The Crazy Hill” Was Once A Real Place 1897

“The Crazy Hill” for any Bahamian kid growing up, in the hundred years or so since it was occupied in ...

“After long time I will go and rake up the Bones” Bodies of hurricane drowned wash ashore on Berry Islands -August 1899

In the first half year of 1899, fate had already racked up its share of tragic drownings. A handful of ...

Stephen Dillet’s Outside Children – Myth or Reality? Whatever happened to his Slaves? Was Stephen the first ‘Dillet’ in The Bahamas?

Stephen Dillet had an interesting personal life, if anecdotal evidence is to be believed. To fully understand what is proving ...

McCabe’s Curse on Nassau 1814

According to historical lore, McCabe’s Curse on Nassau, was penned in the year 1814. The Tribune 24th NOVEMBER 1924 “And ...

First Cohort of Girls Welcomed At St. Augustine’s College 1967

In 1967, St. Augustine’s College, introduced co-instructional education, into its all-boys day and boarding school. By that year, the school ...

Cyril Poitier (1911-1991) Brother Who Help To Raise Sir Sidney Poitier in Miami Died in 1991 at 80 years old

Cyril Poitier, was the eldest of eight brothers and sisters, born to Reginald and Evelyn Poitier of Cat Island. Cyril ...

Foreign Hookers On Wulff Road Selling Wares for $7 – Case Dismissed Even Though Police Catch Them in the act 1967

Across the ocean prostitutes, have been plying the world’s oldest trade, in The Bahamas, for a very long time. The ...

60 Government Schools, 27 Private Schools, 4 High Schools, 280 Churches in population of just 55,190 – Bahamas 1902

In 1902, the Bahama Islands, per capita, was probably the most educated and most churched country/colony in the world. Population ...