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The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is a sovereign nation that gained its independence on July 10, 1973. Prior to that time, the Bahamas was a British colony for 325 years. Its constitution establishes a parliamentary democr... More »

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The capital of the Bahamas is Nassau. Nassau is located on the island of New Providence and is home to 70 percent of the population of the Bahamas. More »

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The natural resources of the Bahamas include salt, aragonite, timber and arable land. Aragonite is one of two naturally occurring crystalline forms of calcium carbonate and is present due to the coral on the islands. The... More »

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The colors of the Cuban flag, blue, red and white, signify the divisions of the island nation and symbolize both its historical struggle for independence as well as the peace it now enjoys. The arrangement and design ele... More »

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The nation of Cuba, which includes its many archipelagos, is located on the continent of North America, the northern part of the Americas. The nation lies in close proximity to the United States, but it is very distant p... More »

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St. Kitts and Nevis is an island nation in the eastern end of the Caribbean Sea. It is approximately 1,200 miles southeast of Miami, Florida, and about 45 minutes from Puerto Rico by air. More »

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Dominica is an island nation located in the southeastern Caribbean. To the west of Dominica is the Caribbean Sea and to the east is the Atlantic Ocean. North of Dominica is the island of Guadeloupe and south of Dominica ... More »

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