Governor Ranfurly calling the UBP “recalcitrant, stubborn and politically obtuse” and the coloured people “extremely ignorant and easily led” 1956

Governor Ranfurly wrote that Milo Butler was "hugely fat and unattractive coloured man without a brain in his head." Ranfurly's ...
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“The House of Assembly is the House of the People” PLP Party Magazine 1956

In terms of understanding modern Bahamian political history, there is no bypassing the beginnings of the Progressive Liberal Party. In ...
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Secret 1970 British File On UBP Party Meeting in London, To Try To Stop Independence, Declassified in 2001

In 1970, three UBP Party members, Reginald Lobosky, Geoffrey Johnstone and Eric Watkins, arranged for a secret meeting with British ...
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Haitian Slave in Nassau, said to be past 60 years old, Named Touissant 1822

What if, by some strange twist of secret history, Haitian Military Leader, General and best known figure of the Haitian ...
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Secret Political File on Progressive Liberal Party 1957 Declassified (London) 1988

In 1957, when a visiting Colonial Office official from London, came to the Bahamas, he accepted a dinner invitation from ...
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Declassified Under British 30 Year Rule Confidential Assessment File on top Bahamian Political Figures 1966

No one in this world, was more obsessed with what colour Sir Roland Symonette was, than white British people. From ...
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Former Slave Sam Charged With Hiding Runaway Apprentice Tulip, Disobeying His Master and Working the King’s Land Without Permission, The Bluff, Eleuthera, 1835

In the Bahamas, we know next to nothing about the British colonial governors, who oversaw and administered, the public affairs ...
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Could Bahamas History of Deposits In British Joint Colonial Fund Support Idea for Modern Day Sovereign Wealth Fund 1962

Could a Sovereign Wealth Fund be established today to benefit the long term interests of the Bahamian people? Some modern ...
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Harbour Islanders Say No To Electricity 1943

Bahamians call electricity - current. Such as strange word in today's vernacular, don't you think? To those unfamiliar with history ...
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Most Brilliant Speech Ever Made at Bahamas Bar by Negro Barrister the Hon. A. F. Adderley During Oakes Murder Trial 1943

"He who goes to law holds a wolf by the ears." In 1943, the most accomplished lawyer in the Bahamas ...
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