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Tetro Kornbluth
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« on: September 13, 2015, 04:51:46 pm »
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bahamas



Collection of Caribbean islands very close to the Florida coast. Demographic and economic history very similar to the rest of Britain's former (and not so former) Caribbean possessions. Economy entirely dependent now on tourism. There is a small Greek Bahamian community which exists apparently. Make that one of the less likely global ethnicity.

Below is a map of the islands:
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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2015, 06:12:04 pm »
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The map isn't showing up. But anyway, a very interesting country that, while often talked about in the US as a tourist destination, is ignored a bit too much otherwise.
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« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2015, 09:07:19 pm »
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Honestly, for me its so identified with American tourism that I sometimes forget that its not actually a US possession.
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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2015, 11:15:38 pm »
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For a decade its ambassador to Japan was Sidney Poitier.
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Professor Nathan. A shameless agrarian collectivist with no respect for private property or individual rights. Can you really trust him?

Yeah that's right, I said Siam. Why don't you go tell Pedro Martinez
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