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Delta Adds New Flights to the Bahamas

 The expansion continues By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Delta has significantly expanded its service to the Out Islands of the Bahamas. The carrier launched a new twice-weekly service from Atlanta to Eleuthera and Marsh Harbor, Abaco in the Bahamas. The company …

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In Abaco, A Focus on Art

 You might say the Bahamas is a work of art itself. But the natural beauty of the 700-island archipelago has also inspired some spectacular artwork, some of which will be on hand at this weekend’s Art for the Parks festival. …

Caribbean Home: A Private Island for $17.9 Million

 Another private island on the block By the Caribbean Journal staff Our journey through the region’s private island listings now takes us to Gumelemi Cay, a private island in Abaco now on the market for $17.9 million. The 8-acre island …

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 Finding Tahiti in the Bahamas By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We’re in the Bahamas. So why are we headed for Tahiti? I was perfectly happy on the beach at my hotel, Abaco Beach Resort, where a sandy sweep just beyond …

 Our latest Private Island report heads to the Abacos chain of the Bahamas, home to a 220-acre island called Cave Cay. This North Abaco private island has white sand beaches, lagoons and two natural harbours. It’s listed with HG Christie …

 Above: the Abaco Beach Resort in the Bahamas By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina has made two new hires to its resort staff, the property announced. The resort has hired Gregory Albury …

 Above: the arrival of the first Silver Airways flight in Abaco (Photo: BIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Silver Airways has officially begun flights between Tampa, Fla. and Marsh Harbour, Abaco in the Bahamas. The flights, which began over the …

 Above: the Abaco Club in the Bahamas By the Caribbean Journal staff The Abaco Club on Winding Bay on the Bahamian island of Great Abaco has been sold to Southworth Development. The company acquired the property from Marriott Vacation Club …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Don’t be concerned if after slugging this fruity cocktail from Abaco Beach Resort you can’t quite remember it’s name. Save the worry for when you can’t remember yours! (But drink responsibly, folks!) Ingredients 1 ounce …

 Above: the new international terminal at Marsh Harbour Airport (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has officially opened the new 46,000-square-foot international terminal at Marsh Harbour in Abaco. Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie was on hand Wednesday …

 IT’S ONE of the Bahamas’ classic cocktails (and a Rum Journal favourite): the Goombay Smash. This yellow-hued concoction will take you directly to the turquoise seas of the Bahamas, whether you’re on a Bahamian beach or somewhere in cold winter …

 Above: Abaco By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamian Ministry of Transport is pursuing the option of “private management” for the Marsh Harbour Airport in Abaco, according to the government. So far, three companies have responded to a Request For …

 Above: Chef Charles Smith NATURALLY, we love Caribbean food. And while we write about it often, there’s always more to say — and to eat. So our new feature, Caribbean Plate, is an attempt to bring you more of the …

 Above: the contract signing (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamas Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis signed a $1.3 million contract for road repairs in central Abaco Wednesday. The contract was awarded by the Cabinet to Bill Simmons …

 Above: Baker’s Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas Ministry of Transportation and Aviation has completed its preliminary report on the Abaco helicopter crash that killed a New York businessman last week. The report, which was completed through the …

 Above: Marsh Harbour in Abaco By the Caribbean Journal staff A boat carrying Haitian migrants heading for the United States from the Bahamas has capsized, killing at least 11 people. The boat reportedly sank off the coast of North Abaco. …

 Above: Works Minister Neko Grant in front of the airport (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson) By the Caribbean Journal staff The new $27.3 million international airport project on the island of Abaco in the Bahamas is making progress. The Marsh Harbour Airport …

 Above: the new farming equipment (BIS Photo/Gladstone Thurston) By Gladstone Thurston Farmers in the Bahamas’ Long Island got a boost last week with the commissioning of a tractor and equipment from the country’s Agriculture Ministry. The new tools should increase …