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Happy Majority Rule Day in The Bahamas

A national holiday in The Bahamas marks Majority Rule Day. On January 10, 1967, The Bahamas achieved self governance through democracy. Pictured: The late Sir Lynden Pindling, sworn in as Prime Minister January 14, 1967. Sir Lynden's democratic election brought majority rule to The Bahamas. 

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

To mark the achievements and sacrifices made by Bahamian men and women to create an independent sovereign country, January 10 is a public holiday in The Bahamas. The national holiday marks The Bahamas gaining majority rule for the first time on 10 January 1967. Everyone at thebahamasinvestor.com wishes you a peaceful and restful Majority Rule Day.

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Indications are that the domestic economy improved modestly during the review month in comparison to 2016, as increased visitor arrivals and a boost in hotel capacity, contributed to gains in tourism output. In addition, construction sector output continued to be supported by varied-scale foreign investment projects. Download the report here.

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Pintard affirmed that in spite of small scope of the economy, Grand Bahama is a good place to start a new business. He made the comment last week at a press conference to award business development assistance grants to GB Micro & Small Business Economic Empowerment Programme winners.

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