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2009-01-15 13:26:00

NASSAU, Bahamas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With the debut of a fresh and vibrant outdoor experience and all-inclusive rates that are easy on the wallet in today's economy, Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino spearheads the resurgence of Cable Beach. Wyndham Nassau Resort offers guests an all-inclusive option, with rates starting at $189/per night, per person and presents an exciting and pulsating atmosphere around the clock. The all-inclusive package includes accommodations,...

2006-04-04 14:07:45

By John Marquis NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) - The Bahamas has banned the gay cowboy movie "Brokeback Mountain," triggering a new controversy over the island chain's reputation for homophobia. Gay rights groups and other critics called on the Plays and Films Control Board to think again, so far to no avail. "I cannot understand denying people the right to make their own choices," said theater director Phillip Burrows. The award-winning 2005 film about two cowboys who fall in love got...

2006-04-04 14:05:00

By John Marquis NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) - The Bahamas has banned the gay cowboy movie "Brokeback Mountain," triggering a new controversy over the island chain's reputation for homophobia. Gay rights groups and other critics called on the Plays and Films Control Board to think again, so far to no avail. "I cannot understand denying people the right to make their own choices," said theater director Phillip Burrows. The award-winning 2005 film about two cowboys who fall in love got the...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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