||TABLE OF CONTENTS
Foreword by the Governor General
-Introduction to the Bahamas
-A Bahamian tragedy – shot heard on 2 continents
-Aloe: Backyard miracle drug – do-it-yourself medicine
-New nation celebrates – Independence highlights
-The bloomin’ Bahamas - gardens
-Bahamian pacesetters – personalities
Leisure & Vacation
-Tips for everyone – before you come
-Honeymooners – sights, foods to try, diversions
-Sportsmen and spectators – from golf to underwater
-Out island lovers – Abaco, Acklins and Crooked, Andros, Berry, Bimini, Cat, Eleuthera, Exumas, Grand Bahama, Harbour, Inagua, Long, San Salvador, Spanish Wells
Business & Finance
-The Bahamas in 1984 – a look into the crystal ball
-Investing in the Bahamas- are you welcome?
-Our new constitution – what’s really new
-Land buyer’s guide to the Bahamas – Property price, size, etc.
-The tax picture in the Bahamas – tax, duty, fees
-Accommodations, air services, banking, boating, churches, company formation, customs, geography, history, immigration, population, postal information, public finance, ship services, transportation, wages, water rates and more.
-Why vacationers choose Freeport – are we lucky?
-Old tradition for a new town - polo
-Industry: The third front – who’s here, what’s here
-Buying land in Freeport/Lucaya –complete property guide
-Groves today – Freeport founder charts new courses
-Accommodations, building permits, churches, cost of living, education, golf courses, International Bazaar, licensing, transportation and more.
-Machinery of Justice – how it works
-The Cabinet, Ministers portfolios and responsibilities, Bahamas Senate, House of Assembly, Chief Public Service Officials, Consuls and Foreign Government Representatives