Penultimate British Governor and Commander in Chief the Bahamas, 8th Baron Thurlow 1968

On August 3, 1968, the British press announced the appointment of a new Governor and Commander in Chief for the ...
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Pindling Buys Three Hotels to Stop Closures 1974

In 1974, it wouldn't have been the first time, in the history of the Bahamas, that the government had gone, ...
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Kelly Island renamed Arawak Cay, Nassau 1969

Oddly enough, it was a deal signed with mobsters, gangsters, hidden figures and front men, for Paradise Island that enabled ...
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Public Bank Fails Government borrows to repay depositors 1885

Whether 2017 or 1885, no matter what year, in whatever century, the lending policies of the government bank was always ...
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Built by Government, Royal Victoria Hotel for sale 1877

By 1861, twenty-seven years after the end of slavery, the Bahamas government was in a desperate place, money wise. Once ...
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L. W. Young voted out after 30 years in Assembly

Leon Walton Young can be credited for one thing before he was voted out after thirty years as an elected ...
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Roland Symonette and Stafford Sands clash in the House of Assembly 1942

In January 1942, Stafford Sands got up in the General Assembly and proposed that the current sitting of the House ...
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A Governor of Titles proclaims any suitable premises may be a prison 1942

Titles. Titles and more titles! Britain loves its titles, and so does the Bahamas for that matter. Titles confer honour, ...
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Pronounced dead before he actually was, or alive after he was actually dead Governor John Tinker, 1758

It's really nothing to laugh at, but Bahamians since that time, love to rush to report when someone has died, ...
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The Big Clean Up 1798

It is quite a thing to consider that even in 1798, the early Bahamians of the late 18th century, littered ...
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