THE BAHAMAS: The Trouble with Harry

Who killed Sir Harry Oakes? Like Sir Harry himself, the issue had been dead for 16 years, and Nassau's nice people never talked about it. But last week Cyril Stevenson, an irreverent minority member of Nassau's House of Assembly, loudly claimed that he knew who did Sir Harry in. Stevenson did not identify the culprit, Sir Harry's murderer stayed doggo, and the whole effect was rather like spilling the canape tray at a Government House garden party.

Dark-skinned Cyril Stevenson. 45, editor of the weekly Nassau Herald, has never wasted any love...

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