50th Anniversary of ‘Black Tuesday’ Commemorated

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Prime Minister Christie, second right, and Government Ministers at the 50th Anniversary commemoration of ‘Black Tuesday’ in Rawson Square, Tuesday evening.

Leaders celebrate ‘Black Tuesday

NASSAU, The Bahamas – The 50th Anniversary of Historic ‘Black Tuesday’ was observed in special ceremonies Tuesday night at Rawson Square.  Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie and Government Ministers, pictured, spoke at the ceremonies commemorating the pivotal event on Tuesday, April 27, 1965 when Sir Lynden Pindling threw the Mace, the symbol of the Speaker’s authority, out of the window of the House of Assembly and set the course of Bahamian history on the path to Majority Rule.  (BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie addresses the ceremonies in Rawson Square on ‘Black Tuesday’ 50th Anniversary.
Minister of Transport & Aviation the Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin.
Minister of Foreign Affairs & Immigration the Hon. Fred Mitchell.