Friday 22nd. June, 1832, Columbus Statue Erected Amid Battle Over Slavery Between Assembly and Governor Carmichael Smyth

On 22nd June, 1832, a statue of Christopher Columbus, was unveiled, at Government House for the very first time. While ...
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Vote Granted To Murray G. Farquharson, Free Person of Colour, By An Act of the Assembly Was Undoubtedly Political 1830

In January 1830, Murray G. Farquharson, a free, person of colour, was politically gifted with one of the highest honours ...
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Elections 1832 – Fights, Cheating, Negroes and Coloureds Vote and Riot, Candidates Beaten Up, Winners Woke Up As Losers

Freeholder blacks and coloureds, in the Bahama Islands, voted in 1832 - a full two years - before the end ...
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Turks and Caicos Forced To Pay Separation Debt To Nassau To Be Free Of Bahama Islands 1848

Independence debt or Separation debt, however one wishes to call it, historically speaking, meant that territories were forced to pay ...
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General Elections 1962 – UBP Wax Lyrical About Losing – Winning Came As A Surprise

By mid-year, 1961, the United Bahamian Party, was undoubtedly feeling the cold tide of political change, swirling around them. General ...
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Bahamian Millionaires Run For Parliament 1982, 1987, 2007, 2012 and 2021

In 1982, the number of self-declared millionaires to the total number of candidates, vying for the 43 available parliamentary seats ...
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For 2019, Real Estate Employed 3% But Contributed 16.4% To GDP And Other Employment Stats From UNDP Report 2020

In 2019, the labour force in The Bahamas totalled 215,000 employed. For 2019, Bahamas has a population of 377,000, most ...
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Government Tries But Fails To Recover Money Embezzled by Jailed Member of Assembly Thomas N. G. Clare 1891

Thomas Narcisse George Clare was one of the youngest men ever to be elected to the House of Assembly. Born ...
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Member Of Assembly Convicted of ‘Tiefin’ Da People’s Money’ Election Declared Void 1890

In 1889, the conviction of Thomas Narcisse George Clare for ‘tiefin’ da people’s money’ while in public office, caused his ...
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