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Stories tagged "national politics": 6

No social movement or set of political ideas could lay sole claim to the grassy expanse of the Southern Recreation Grounds. At mid-century, community leaders and politicians filled that open canvas – commonly called “Gov’ment Ground” – with calls for…

During the Middle Ages, clergy wielded the mace offensively to conquer their enemies without shedding blood. In what would become a memorable year in the evolution of the Bahamas’s House of Assembly, Lynden Pindling would untether the institution’s…

Today a barren parking lot rests on East Street in downtown Nassau, across from an historic police station and a short walk from the parliament building.  In that parking lot once stood, half a century ago, a vibrant hotel: the Carlton House. At the…

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