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News The Bahamas » History: The Centuries-Old Mystery of How Florida Got Its Flamingos

News channel or source: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/flamingos-native-to-florida
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The murky history spans centuries. While some 19th-century naturalists ... naturalists who wanted to get a close-up look at flamingos often traveled to the Bahamas to do so. In the 1896 revision to his book, Maynard describes an often-unpleasant excursion ...

News The Bahamas » History: Happy Birthday, Sidney Poitier! Watch Him Accept His History-Making Oscar in 1964

News channel or source: https://parade.com/647676/lindsaylowe/happy-birthday-sidney-poitier-watch-him-accept-his-history-making-oscar-in-1964/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Poitier made history in 1964 when he became the first black performer ... He added that, as a tomato farmer who worked on Cat Island in the Bahamas, his mother didn’t completely understand the significance of the award at first. However, “she figured ...

News The Bahamas » History: Ancient DNA sheds light on what happened to the Taino, the native Caribbeans

News channel or source: https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/02/natives-of-the-caribbean-wiped-out-during-colonization-left-dna-behind/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Bahamas weren’t settled until 1,500 years ago ... The fact that this Taino woman came from such a large population adds support to that picture of the islands’ history. “We don’t know how far the ‘mating network’ extended.

News The Bahamas » History: DNA analysis reveals the ‘extinct’ Taino people never died out

News channel or source: http://bigthink.com/robby-berman/caribbean-tribe-believed-extinct-is-right-here-among-us
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Most likely they were descendants of the Arawaks of South America, and Taino was actually just their language — at the time, they were known as Lucayans locally in the Bahamas ... they were simply written out of history. Now a DNA analysis reveals ...

News The Bahamas » History: Cruise Line Completes Renovation of Private Island in the Bahamas

News channel or source: https://cruisefever.net/cruise-line-completes-renovation-private-island-bahamas/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Located on the southern tip of the island of Eleuthera in the outer Bahamas, Princess Cays has offered a beachside ... In addition, Island Bicycle Adventure offers guests Princess Cays’ scenery and history with a leisurely bike ride to some of the ...

News The Bahamas » History: Editorial: America's Easy Gun Laws Affect The Bahamas

News channel or source: http://www.tribune242.com/news/2018/feb/22/editorial-americas-easy-gun-laws-affect-bahamas/?opinion
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

However, by a 2008 Supreme Court decision it was decided, for the first time in the country’s history, that an individual had a right ... States are available to our criminal element in The Bahamas. And so law-abiding Bahamians should be equally ...

News The Bahamas » History: 11 Spring Break Destinations That Won't Break the Bank

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnnyjet/2018/02/14/11-spring-break-destinations-that-wont-break-the-bank/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

While you won’t see the Bahamas on the top 25 spring break destinations list ... Want to dive into a never-ending musical experience, paired with a unique nightlife and decades of history? Then Music City might be just what you need.

News The Bahamas » History: SWD Black History Month Spotlight: Vidal Gray

News channel or source: https://www.army.mil/article/200833/swd_black_history_month_spotlight_vidal_gray
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Last year he traveled to New Orleans, Las Vegas and the Bahamas. He hopes to go to Puerto Vallarta in 2018. Gray, a four year USACE team member shared some of his thoughts on African American/Black History Month, his career, the military and more.

News The Bahamas » History: Genes Of "Extinct" Indigenous Caribbean People Found Surviving In The Modern Population

News channel or source: http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/genes-of-extinct-indigenous-caribbean-people-found-surviving-in-the-modern-population/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

“Many history books will tell you that the indigenous population ... through the discovery of skeletal remains in a cave on Eleuthera, which is part of the Bahamas. Archaeologists were actually searching for evidence of the first European settlers ...

News The Bahamas » History: Ko Makes History, Rookies Making Presence Felt and More from Australia

News channel or source: http://www.lpga.com/news/2018-five-things-final-round-isps-handa-womens-australian-open
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

With tears of joy as her final putt found the bottom of the cup, Jin Young Ko made history. Sunday at the ISPS Handa Women ... going after finishing tied for 11th at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic with a tie for third, her best-ever result on the ...