Alfred DeCosta (Street Articles Author)
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I am a newcomer to wealthy affliates,and Street Articles.com.I have written a few articles with the hope that people would find happiness,joy and a new experience in what I have to say. Kyle and his staff,have tried their best to turn me into an Author.When viewing some of the comments on my blog,he might have succeded. I have spent most of my youth in Sports and Law Enforcement,and for the past few years I have become a Real Estate Developer.At present i am part of a group,that is developing a new Sub Division in the Bahamas.

The Bahamas In Transition #15
When the Progressive Liberal Party came to power, they had to deal with segregation in New Providence and Freeport , Grand Bahama. Bahamian whites practise racial discrimination in Nassau also. But in Freeport it was mostly foreigners. Freeport City developer Wallace Grove, was given major concession by the previous administration,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 18, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition #14
In 1984 the scandal caused a major shake up in the Progressive Liberal Party, The Deputy Prime Minister, Arthur Hanna, minister of Finance, resign in protest of Pindling handling of the situation. Hon. Hubert Ingraham and Hon. Perry Christie actions for opposing Pindling, handling of the drug allegations, caused their…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 17, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition # 13
Policy Shift The Progressive Liberal Party increased the constituency from 38 to 43 seats for the 1982 general election. The PLP won 32 seats , Free National Movement 18 and Vanguard Socialist Party 0. The people in the Bahamas were beginning to complain and object to some of the actions…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 11, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition # 12
Education In The Bahamas For the first few years everything appeared quite rosy and nice, but there were issues that people were not happy about, with regards to education. The Government High School was a prestigious public school built during the United Bahamian Party administration to educate the brightest of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 10, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition #11
Greater Abaco Council Some of the members of the United Bahamian Party that left the Free National Movement, were responsible for this group. In 1971 they presented a petition to the Queen via her Governor in New Providence, Sir Francis Cumming Bruce, requesting to stay under British rule. The Council…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 09, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition #10
Majority Rule The victory at the polls in 1967 by the Progressive Liberal Party, came after years of being regulated to second class citizen. There was joy and appreciation by the natives of the Bahamas. But the Pindling administration was not satisfied with that victory, it wasn't decisive enough, so…
By:  in  News and Society   Oct 08, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition # 9
Wallace Grove Grand Bahama is now regarded our second city, but during the fifties and before, this was nothing more than a beautiful island full of pine trees. For the regular Tom, Dick or Harry that is all you saw. But in the fifties an American Investor, Wallace Grove visited…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Sep 30, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition #7
Sir Etienne Dupuch On January 23rd, 1956 Etienne Dupuch an independent member of parliament, editor and publisher of the Tribune moved an anti discrimination parliamentary resolution that was to outlaw the colour bar in the Bahamas, and allow all races to visit or dine wherever they wish. The resolution was…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Sep 29, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition # 8
Tossing Mace out of Parliament The Progressive Liberal Party had a group of men who were highly educated and most were capable of being leaders. In 1963 Paul Adderley a senior member of the party and a few members were not satisfied with his strategy and the direction he was…
By:  in  News and Society   Sep 28, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition # 6
Sir Roland Symonette Between the years 1955 - 1964, he was the leader of the United Bahamian Party . In 1964 Sir Roland achieved, autonomy from Britain and became the first Premier of the Bahamas. Knighted by Queen Elizabeth 11 in 1959, and in remembrance for his service an image…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Destination Tips   Sep 26, 2012  
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