A vendor sells his wares at a straw market in Nassau in July 1998. The island nation was celebrating a quarter-century of independence from Great Britain.
(AP Photo/Dan Perry)
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CIA World Factbook
A detailed list of facts and figures for The Bahamas.
U.S. State Department Notes
This document describes the history, government, politics and economy of The Bahamas.
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