Cascarilla of the Bahamas Was Once the Marijuana of the Early 1900s

With all the brouhaha surrounding Jamaica and its new medical marijuana export industry, it is easy to forget that the ...
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Brits Give £50,000 to Bahamas to Grow a Weed 1943

Sansevieria, or devil's tongue, is an ugly plant. It is green for sure, but that's about it. Spiders, and other ...
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Negro Life and Burdens of Emancipation 1888

By the year 1888, almost a whole generation had come and gone since emancipation, and the shameful apprenticeship system, which ...
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Bahamian Invention Patented To Grow Artificial Sponges 1927

Back in the days when the Bahamian hotel season last only for the few winter months of the year (December ...
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Mango, Breadfruit, Ball Apple (Watermelon) and other trees Introduced to Bahamas 1789

Well, that settles that. That, of course, being the long standing debate over what, and what was not indigenous to ...
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Dreams of Vineyards for Bahama Islands 1735

There were several half-hearted, well meaning attempts to colonise the Bahamas after the genocide of the native Lucayans. Pirates and ...
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Annie, the Little Girl Sent to Athol Island to Die 1889

In 1889, when it came to a choice between a sick little girl, and the welfare of the entire island ...
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Flamingoes and Dreams become casualties in hunt for oil in Bahamas 1945

Flamingoes and Bahamian dreams of wealth, were the two things, which became the first casualties in the hunt for oil, ...
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Monument to Confederate General Stonewall Jackson erected in Nassau 1864

In 2017, there was much controversy over old built monuments to people who, despite whatever personal accomplishments were racist, or ...
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Entire island of Mayaguana sold 1891

In 1891, it was widely reported that the entire island of Mayaguana had been sold to a single buyer. It ...
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