Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Bahamas http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Bahamas: Government Launches New Effort to Stem Illegal Immigration http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402247_text Immigration and nationality - Although the Bahamas is one of the wealthier countries in the Caribbean, the recent downturn in tourism and the contraction of the financial sector due to the enactment of reforms of many... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 17 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402247_text Global Legal Monitor: Bahamas: Government Defends Expedited Extradition of the "Barefoot Bandit" http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402150_text Extradition - Although the Bahamas is one of the wealthier countries in the Caribbean, the recent downturn in tourism and the contraction of the financial sector due to the enactment of reforms of many The United States and the Bahamas are parties to an Extradition Treaty that became effective in 1994. (U.S. Department of State, TREATIES IN FORCE, http://www.state.gov/s/l/treaty/tif/index.htm (last visited Aug. 4, 2010).) Thus, when the teenage fugitive... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 10 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402150_text