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A $90 Milllion Caribbean Island

July 28, 2015 | 12:14 am | 0 Comment

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It is the most expensive private island on the Bahamian market By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the ultimate dream of ultimate dreams: your own private Caribbean mega-island. And Cave Cay is it. The 222-acre island just might be the most expensive private island listed in the Caribbean for sale, set in the heart of the Bahamas’ Exumas chain near the more...

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Bahamian Court Denies Baha Mar’s Request for US Bankruptcy Recognition

July 22, 2015 | 1:39 pm | 0 Comment

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Snag for Baha Mar’s US bankruptcy filing By the Caribbean Journal staff Baha Mar, Ltd’s US bankruptcy just hit a snag. A Bahamian Judge denied Baha Mar’s request for recognition of its bankrtupcy filing in Delaware Federal Court. The ruling means that the company’s Bahamian assets will not be protected by Baha Mar’s bankruptcy filing from earlier more...

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Bahamas Gets $20 Million IDB Loan for Crime Fighting Efforts

July 10, 2015 | 10:40 am | 0 Comment

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $20 million loan to aid in reducing crime and violence in The Bahamas. The loan will be particularly targeting at-risk youths and improving the institutional functions of the justice system, among other actions. Crime has been increasing steadily in The Bahamas, reaching a more...

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In Grand Bahama, The Spirit of Goombay

July 10, 2015 | 10:36 am | 0 Comment

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Goombay Summer Festival kicked off in Grand Bahama at the beginning of this month, and will continue for the next month. Bahamas Director General of Tourism Joy Jibrilu officially launched the festival and invited both visitors and residents to enjoy the dynamic cultural experience of The Bahamas through the celebration of the more...

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Baha Mar Resort Project Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

June 29, 2015 | 5:58 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Baha Mar in Nassau By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s largest resort project has hit a major hurdle. The $3.5 billion Nassau megaresort, which had already delayed its scheduled openings in December and March, has voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection in US Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. Baha Mar, Ltd will be filing an more...

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A New Restaurant in Nassau

June 11, 2015 | 4:36 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Blue Sail restaurant in the Sandy Port area of New Providence By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau’s newest restaurant has opened its doors. Blue Sail, located on the beach in the Sandy Port area of New Providence, officially debuted this week. The oceanfront restaurant serves a mix of wood-oven pizza, barbecue and Mediterranean food. It also more...

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Bahamas, China Sign Memorandum on Air Services

June 2, 2015 | 3:15 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the signing ceremony By the Caribbean Journal staff In what could be a major step for Bahamian tourism, the Bahamas and China have signed a memorandum of understanding for air service between the two countries. The move comes months after initial talks led by Prime Minister Perry Christie on the idea. The agreement was signed by Transport Minister more...

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How You Can Own a Caribbean Hotel For Under $3 Million

June 1, 2015 | 2:05 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: A Stone’s Throw Away By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the great Caribbean fantasies: to pack up everything and go own an island hotel. Well, it’s not quite as impossible as you might think. A Stone’s Throw Away, one of CJ’s Best Hotels in Nassau, was recently placed on the block for $2.88 million with Damianos Sotheby’s more...

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Rum Journal: In the Bahamas, Making Rum a L’Orange

May 30, 2015 | 11:12 pm | 0 Comment

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By Joshua Martinez Rum Journal Contributor Rum is best on its own. However, it's no secret that rum also goes well with just about everything, from coke and lime to cream of coconut to certain iced teas… On a recent visit to Grand Bahama’s Flying Fish Modern Seafood, I was stunned to hear that some of Chef Tim Tibbit’s and his wife Sommelier Rebecca more...

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Caribbean Home: Your Own Private Island Off San Salvador

May 30, 2015 | 9:25 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: High Cay By the Caribbean Journal staff You might call it Columbus’ private island. The cliffs of High Cay, near the Bahamian island of San Salvador, were quite possibly the first thing Columbus saw when he reached the New World. Now it can be yours — for $3.2 million. Nassau’s HG Christie has the listing on the private island of High Cay, more...

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