Largest Land Transfer Since Columbus Come Tief Up All We Land – H. G. Christie Transfers 2,800 Acres To E. P. Taylor of Lyford Cay 1956

‘They tief every gaddamn bit… all of it was once we Crown Land,’ my Grammy used to say. ‘And there …
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Loftus Roker told ‘boy come back when you grow up’ withdraws from election 1956

In 1956, the newly formed Progressive Liberal Party were actively preparing for the June general elections. The Party, was effectively …
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PLP Founder Forced To Resign From HOA After Sentenced To Four Years For Multiple Land Scams 1956

William W. Cartwright was elected, as the Member for Cat Island, in the 1949. Cartwright ran as an Independent. He …
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Clement T. Maynard, successful contractor, dies at home on Kemp Road in 1946

Clement Travelyan Maynard became a successful builder and large scale contractor, in New Providence, in the early 1900s. His company, …
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1962 – Demand for Crown Land, Renaming Hog Island, Smuggling, Help For Family of Murdered Police Officer, Baptisms and Elections

1962 was a long awaited election year. Hostile political lines had been drawn between the governing United Bahamian Party and …
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A young Sir Franklyn R. Wilson and Unicoll, a Nassau-based movement of young people 1967

Among the after-effects of January 1967— a tumultuous period in Bahamian political history, known as ‘The Quiet Revolution,’ —-some very …
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Bahamian Who Died At Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 25th April 1961 – What was he doing there?

Charles Nathaniel Albury was born in Matthew Town, Inagua on 12th February 1912. Albury was 49 years, 2 months and …
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Nerve Gas Ship Dump Cargo Near Abaco Brings Unexpected Opportunity To Whisper Independence – 16th August 1970

By 1970, some twenty-five years had passed since the Second Great War. Memories were beginning to fade. The great reconstruction …
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Bravery of African King Mulay Abdelmalek – Battle of Three Kings – Morocco 1578

In 1492, the defeat of the Moors of Granada was complete. After ten long years of wars —-Catholicism against Mohammedans …
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‘Come Outside So I Could Bust You In Your Mouth’ says PM Pindling to Michael Lightbourne MP 1975

‘Who run you hot’ is a common Bahamian saying. It simply means, who or what has made you angry… really …
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