Bahamas victor will face depressed economy

BAHAMAS - One outcome of tomorrow's general election in the Bahamas, an important offshore financial services centre, is certain: the Atlantic archipelago will have a new prime minister, and he will be faced with a period of economic uncertainty.

Hubert Ingraham, who has been in office since 1992, is stepping down. He had earlier said that he would stay no more than two terms as leader of the country of 310,000 people, which is an important offshore financial services centre and whose banks ha