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Bahamas Making Progress on Abaco International Airport Project

 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 …

Bahamian Farmers Get a Boost

 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 …

Bahamian Agriculture Push Continues

 Above: Exuma farmer Bernard Rolle at a melon farm (BIS Photo/Gladstone Thurston) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ move to emphasize agriculture, especially in islands like Abaco and Exuma, received a boost last week when the Bahamas Agricultural and …

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 Above: Tourism Minister Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace (BIS Photo: Letisha Henderson) The Bahamas has signed a contract to begin construction on a new Marsh Harbour Airport Terminal in Abaco. The project involves several upgrades to the airport’s infrastructure, including 6,100 feet conversion …

 Above: Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham There was no no loss of life or significant injury to anyone in the Bahamas due to Hurricane Irene, Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said in a statement to the nation today. “This is …

 Above: Chinese Ambassador Hu Shan and Bahamas Works Minister Neko Grant (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson) Chinese Ambassador to the Bahamas Hu Shan met today with Bahamian Works and Transport Minister Neko Grant at Grant’s office in Nassau. China and the Bahamas …