In early 1973, as the Bahamas was fast approaching that very first Independence Day, scheduled for 10th July 1973, the late Hon. Bradley B. Roberts had an idea. Bradley Roberts, Continue Reading
One can argue that independence, in 1973, had many goals to accomplish. Within that political exercise, negotiating sovereignty away from Britain to our own majority ruled Parliament, was also meant Continue Reading
“The Crazy Hill” for any Bahamian kid growing up, in the hundred years or so since it was occupied in the year 1899, was that would be fabled bogeyman of Continue Reading
“After long time I will go and rake up the Bones” Bodies of hurricane drowned wash ashore on Berry Islands -August 1899
In the first half year of 1899, fate had already racked up its share of tragic drownings. A handful of families, in Exuma and Andros, were grieving the bitter losses Continue Reading
Stephen Dillet’s Outside Children – Myth or Reality? Whatever happened to his Slaves? Was Stephen the first ‘Dillet’ in The Bahamas?
Stephen Dillet had an interesting personal life, if anecdotal evidence is to be believed. To fully understand what is proving to be a colourful history, we must first wade through, Continue Reading