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Bahamas: An Overview [Updated October 16, 2019]   [open pdf - 442KB]

From the Document: "The Bahamas, a Caribbean nation of some 700 islands off the southeast coast of the United States, has been a stable parliamentary democracy since its independence from the United Kingdom (UK) in 1973. The country's bicameral legislature has a 39-seat House of Assembly directly elected for five-year terms and a 16-member appointed Senate. Since independence, the political scene has been dominated by two political parties, the center-left Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and the center-right Free National Movement (FNM)."

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CRS In Focus, IF10666
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2019-10-16
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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