As Negroes Realised Political Power, Bahama Friendly Society and Anglo-African League Engage in a Public War of Words on Emancipation Day 1888

By 1888, it had been approximately fifty years, since the early end of slave apprenticeship. Many changes to the negro ...
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First of August Eventually Became Emancipation Day

The anniversary of the abolition of slavery, in The Bahamas, was originally called ‘The First of August.’ It would be ...
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Pindling Planned Protest For Prince Philip’s First Visit to Bahamas April 1959

The news of the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Her Majesty, Queen ...
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Nassau Prostitutes Selling Their Wares For Less Than a Dollar and One Unforgettable Case of The Clap, Nassau, 1940

Venereal diseases were rampant, in The Bahamas, in the 1800s. Most cases, especially on the Out Islands, went untreated until ...
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Resigned PLP Education Minister Cecil Wallace-Whitfield Beaten When Ten Men Try To Stop Political Meeting – Freeport November 1970

Ten men, bent on rendering violence and mayhem, in order to stop a political meeting of rebel PLP members, were ...
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American Armed Robber Buys Bahamian Passport And Becomes Dr. Micheal James Robertson of Cable Beach 1984

For $25,000, an American armoured car robber, managed to buy a Bahamian passport and a new fugitive life in Cable ...
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Eric Wiberg Travelled 10,000 Nautical Miles To Chronicle Bahamian Maritime History

For The Bahamas, these incomparable, crystal blue waters have long been an intrinsic part of its economic and social history ...
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Lucayan Beach Hotel, From Boom To Bust, From Government Purchase To Commission of Inquiry, From Gangsters To Bankruptcy

The Lucayan Beach Hotel, in Freeport, Grand Bahama, began life, in the early 1960s, as a result of breathtakingly audacious ...
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Illegal Haitian Immigration into The Bahamas, Britain Gives Up, Leaving It To An Under Resourced Bahamian Government 1963 – 1965

By 1963, the illegal Haitian migration problem, had all but overwhelmed, British colonial officials, in Nassau. Reliance on regulations contained ...
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The CDP, NDP, ABC, CCKG, BYPA – New Bahamian Political Parties and Activist Groups 1966

Secret intelligence files, from 1966, released only after the thirty-year rule, reveal that nothing escaped the watchful eye of British ...
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