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Bahamas Releases Preliminary Report on Abaco Helicopter Crash

 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 …

Boat Carrying Haitian Migrants Sinks Near Abaco in the Bahamas

 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. …

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 …

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 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 

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