Death Granted Sisal Patent and Crown Land in Abaco 1889

Death came to the Bahama Islands in 1889. William Ephraim Death, an engineer with a most striking name, from Leicester ...
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100 years ago – Nassau’s Oolitic Limestone DISCOVERED and Exported 1921

As early as 1921, it was discovered that New Providence had an incredibly valuable natural resource. This natural resource was ...
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Convene ARAGONITE Commission of Economic Inquiry as a matter of Public Transparency – Then, let the chips fall where they may!

There needs to be a Commission of Economic Inquiry, convened, as a matter of urgent public interest and promised transparency, ...
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Great Bahama Bank Known As “The Mud” 1934, Bahamas Mud Produces Chemicals To Cure Diseases Scientists Say 1992

The geological mud of the Bahamas is priceless. It is an untapped economic resource, which sits, waiting on further scientific ...
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Green Turtle Cay People Hardly Bathed And Marsh Harbour Was Just A 1,500 Orange Tree Plantation 1851

In 1851, people from Green Turtle Cay hardly bathed for fear of catching cold. We might laugh at this old ...
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19th Century Propaganda: Most Poisonous Plant In The Bahamas Linked to Obeah 1888

One day, the principles and teachings of Obeahism, the once ancient practices of African-Caribbean people, will be to the world, ...
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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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