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Dominica, Bahamas: Rastafari

As two Customs employees in the Bahamas face possible dismissal because of their hairstyle, Dominica Weekly says: “Once the women conduct themselves professionally, are able to do their jobs efficiently and keep their hair and appearance neat I see no problem in them hav[ing] dreadlocks…”

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