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History[ edit ] The Bahamas became a crown colony of the United Kingdom within its colonial empire in This was inspired by the ousting of the pirates, and consisted of a scene depicting a British ship chasing two pirate ships out at the high seas encircled by the motto "Expulsis piratis restituta commercia" "Pirates expelled, commerce restored".
The emblem was designed in aroundbut did not receive official approval until Instead of choosing a single winning design, it was decided that the new flag was to be an amalgamation of the elements from various submissions.
The gold alludes the shining sun— as well as other key land-based natural resources  — while the aquamarine epitomises the water surrounding the country. The black symbolises the "strength",   "vigour, and force" of the Bahamian people, while the directed triangle evokes their "enterprising and determined" nature to cultivate the abundant natural resources on the land and in the sea.
Under the Law on Merchant Shipping Act amended inany domestic or foreign vessel — regardless of country of origin or place of registration — can be registered in the Bahamas "without difficulty". This produced an oil slick of 60, tons of petroleum.Bahamas cruises ~ The Bahamas are an archipelago of about islands and 2, uninhabited islets and cays lying 50 mi off the east coast of Florida.
They extend for about mi (1, km). Only about 30 of the islands are inhabited. With a view to transform and modernize the services of the Ministry of Public Works (MOW), the Bahamas Society of Engineers in conjunction with. Acessing GIS Training Facility: As the Government of The Bahamas technical focal point for GIS in The Bahamas, The Bahamas National Geographic Information Systems (BNGIS) Centre is charged with the responsibility of providing various training courses to Governmental Agencies.
Acessing GIS Training Facility: As the Government of The Bahamas technical focal point for GIS in The Bahamas, The Bahamas National Geographic Information Systems (BNGIS) Centre is charged with the responsibility of providing various training courses to Governmental Agencies.
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The date celebrated as Bahamian Independence Day celebrates the day the Islands became a nation -- on July 10, This year -- on Wednesday, July 10, -- it remains a celebration not to be missed! What You Need To Know About Immigration. Bahamian immigration rules are designed with the view that everyone wants to immigrate to the tiny Bahamas - which, if this were to occur, would sink under the weight.