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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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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“Guard Our Heritage” Celebrating 250 Years of Parliamentary Democracy 1979

With its 1973 independence, a new Social Contract had been psychosocially and constitutionally enacted between the Bahamian government and the ...
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Miami Woman Exhibits Deed To 120 Acres In Abaco Granted By King William 1925

Every war that has ever been fought, in the world, was because of it. Early man walked out of Africa ...
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A Ship Wreck of 300 Slaves on Green Turtle Cay Brings Call Of Too Many Free Negroes From New Providence 1816

By 1816, continued wrecks and capture of slave ships, across the archipelago of the Bahamas, suddenly brought unexpected social and ...
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Bahamas Receives Haitian Flag in 1830 But By 1843 France Sends War Ships When Haiti Tries To Pay Debt They Agreed To With Haitian Money

In 1830, the Bahamas Governor, James Carmichael Smith, had been instructed by England to receive the Haitian flag and afford ...
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Abaco Farm Owned By Member of Parliament Attracts 800 Haitians Every Season To Plant And Harvest Cucumbers “the grounds turn mushy with mud” 1982

The polemic over the Haitian presence, in the Bahamas, is an 80-year-old ongoing, unsettled debate. For Haiti, its economic and ...
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First Idea For British West Indian Federation Rejected In 1891 Then Revived To Be Rejected Again 1897

In 1891, more than half a century before it actually came to fruition, the idea for a British West Indian ...
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Promoting Light Industries Brings Cigarette Manufacturing To Bahamas 1953

In the 1950s, cigarette smoking, was the ultimate leisure time activity. Movie stars to millionaires could be seen lighting up ...
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Catharine Richardson, The Negro Sweetheart, Sold Into Slavery Because His Wife Wouldn’t Understand, Nassau 1809

Catharine Richardson, a free born negro woman from New York, was sold into slavery, in Nassau, in 1809. Then, but, ...
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