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Bahamas, Dominican Republic Sign Technical Cooperation Agreement

July 25, 2014 | 1:44 pm | 0 Comment

Bahamas, Dominican Republic Sign Technical Cooperation Agreement

Above: Bahamas Foreign Minister Frederick Mitchell and and Dominican Republic Deputy Foreign Minister Cesar Dargam Espaillat, respectively (BIS Photo/Eric Rose) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas and the Dominican Republic have signed a technical cooperation agreement, the two sides announced Friday. The pact covers areas including trade and commercial more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Ocean in Grand Bahama

July 20, 2014 | 5:36 am | 0 Comment

Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Ocean in Grand Bahama

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jennifer Ehrman, who sent in this snapshot of the view from her villa rental at Waterside Escapes in Grand Bahama. Do you have a great snapshot of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. It could be the next one! — more...

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Bahamas, University of Miami Sign Memorandum on Marine Science

July 15, 2014 | 2:25 pm | 0 Comment

Bahamas, University of Miami Sign Memorandum on Marine Science

Above: the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. The MoU "formalizes the collaboration efforts between to two more...

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A New Governor-General in the Bahamas

July 9, 2014 | 2:53 pm | 0 Comment

A New Governor-General in the Bahamas

Above: Dame Marguerite Pindling (centre) (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has a new Governor-General: Dame Marguerite Pindling, the widow of the country's first Prime MInister, Sir Lynden Pindling. Dame Marguerite was sworn in on Tuesday as the country's 10th Governor-General, succeeding Sir Arthur Foulkes, who demitted office the same more...

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Nassau’s Atlantis Resort to Join Marriott’s Autograph Collection

July 3, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

Nassau’s Atlantis Resort to Join Marriott’s Autograph Collection

Above: the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The 3,400-room Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas will soon join Marriott's Autograph Collection, Marriott International announced Wednesday. The property will join a portfolio of 60 independent hotels around teh world and operate under a franchise more...

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Baha Mar Making Progress Toward December 2014 Completion Date

June 23, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

Baha Mar Making Progress Toward December 2014 Completion Date

Above: the Baha Mar project in Nassau (all photos by Caribbean Journal) By Alexander Britell NASSAU — Construction at the Baha Mar project is moving along ahead of the resort's planned December 2014 opening date. The project, which is the largest in the Caribbean, includes 2,200 rooms across three hotels, including the Rosewood, Grand Hyatt and SLS, the last of more...

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11 Great Family-Run Caribbean Hotels

June 19, 2014 | 12:37 am | 0 Comment

11 Great Family-Run Caribbean Hotels

It's the height of hospitality — where you feel like part of the family. This is true at most great hotels, but even more so at the best family-managed properties in the Caribbean. Indeed, the Caribbean stands out in the sheer number of high-quality, family owned and family-run hotels.  A passion for the Caribbean always plays a large part in getting them here. And a more...

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Bahamas Planning to Create Two New National Parks in Grand Bahama

June 18, 2014 | 12:51 pm | 0 Comment

Bahamas Planning to Create Two New National Parks in Grand Bahama

Above: Lucayan National Park in Grand Bahama (Photo: BNT) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Bahamas is planning to create two new National Parks in East Grand Bahama. The two parks would include the North Shore GAP Marine Protection Area and the East End Marine Protection Area. The North Shore, known locally as "The Gap," is approximately more...

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11 Great Beaches in Nassau, Bahamas

June 17, 2014 | 9:26 pm | 0 Comment

11 Great Beaches in Nassau, Bahamas

NASSAU — It's simple: Nassau, otherwise known as the Bahamian island of New Providence, has some of the region's most beautiful beaches. They have pure sand, classic Bahamian turquoise water and, most importantly, many of them are almost always empty. That means these aren't just great beaches in Nassau — you might as well call most of them private beaches. Here are more...

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Bahamas, Microsoft Sign Agreement on Education Technology

June 8, 2014 | 11:13 am | 0 Comment

Bahamas, Microsoft Sign Agreement on Education Technology

Above: the signing ceremony in Nassau By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Bahamas has signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft on education technology. The Microsoft Partners in Learning Education Transformation Agreement is a "significant milestone" in the development of education, according to Jerome Fitzgerald, the Bahamas' Minister of more...

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