A Long Reign Ends

A Long Reign Ends

In the 19 years since the Bahamas gained independence from Britain, Lynden O. Pindling has been the only Prime Minister. But trouble in the economy, including a decline in tourism -- the archipelago's main industry -- ended all that. Challenger Hubert Ingraham, a market-oriented centrist, won 31 seats in the 49-member Parliament and the right to form a new government.

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