THE BAHAMAS: Strike for Power

THE BAHAMAS Strike for Power

Few island resorts have prospered more happily from the postwar tourist boom than the Bahamas, where last year 194,618 visitors—six times the 1949 total—enjoyed the other-century feel of picturesque streets, cheerful native servants, and dress-for-dinner luxury in a sun-washed tropical setting. Last week the pastel shops of Nassau's Bay Street were shuttered light at the height of the winter season, the colony's 16 major hotels were closed and empty. In a matter of days all but 24 of some 3,500 tourists fled home by cruise ship and plane. As they cleared out, a...

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