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The Must-Visit Shop in the Abacos

 A haven for shoppers By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor MAN-O-WAR CAY — I never met a bag I didn’t like. Beach totes, hobos, box clutches, backpacks … I’ve got somewhere around 40, in leather, fabric, even straw, and in just ... [ Read More ]

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New $250 Million Hotel Project Breaks Ground in Nassau

 Another big new project in New Providence By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $250 million dollar development has broken ground in Nassau. Pointe, as it is known, is slated to include 200 guest rooms, world-class shopping, fine dining options, ... [ Read More ]

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A $90 Milllion Caribbean Island

 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 ... [ Read More ]

LATEST NEWS

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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 ... [ Read More ]

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 By Dana NilandCJ 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 ... [ Read More ]

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 By Dana NilandCJ 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 ... [ Read More ]

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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 ... [ Read More ]

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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 ... [ Read More ]

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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 ... [ Read More ]

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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, ... [ Read More ]

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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 ... [ Read More ]

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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 ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie at the recent Eleuthera Business Outlook By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamian island of Eleuthera is on track for a “major economic boom,” according to Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie. Christie said the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Sand Dollar Cay By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Home heads to the Bahamian archipelago, which just might be the region’s private island capital. This listing is called Sand Dollar Cay, a 24-acre private island in the ... [ Read More ]

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Easily accessible but far enough away to make you feel as if you’ve actually gone somewhere, Nassau and neighboring Paradise Island are two of our favorite destinations for a quick Caribbean getaway. And when we ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the signing ceremony in Eleuthera (Bahamas Information Service photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new Four Seasons resort coming to the region. The government of the Bahamas, Cotton Bay Holdings and Mine Holdings have signed a “Heads ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Finley Cay near Eleuthera By the Caribbean Journal Caribbean Home continues our tour across the region’s private island listings for a property near Eleuthera in the Bahamas. It’s called Finley Cay, and it’s about an hour by boat from ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: The Island House in Lyford Cay By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ newest boutique hotel has opened its doors just outside the Lyford Cay enclave of New Providence. The Island House, a 30-room boutique property, is officially open. ... [ Read More ]