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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.

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.

2006-04-04 14:05:00

The Bahamas has banned the gay cowboy movie "Brokeback Mountain," triggering a new controversy over the island chain's reputation for homophobia.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]