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Bahamas Tourism Is Booming in 2018

 By Alexander Britell NEW YORK — Caribbean tourism has a new pace-setter. The Bahamas reported a whopping 18 percent surge in stopover visitors in the first quarter of 2018, the fastest rate of growth in the region. That was announced …

Bahamas: No Loss of Life from Irene

 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 …

Irene Devastates Bahamas’ Acklins Island

 Above: Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham addressing the nation yesterday. (BIS Photo) Almost 90 percent of the entire Lovely Bay settlement on the Bahamian island of Acklins. The island was beaten by 90 to 100 mile-an-hour winds, with homes completely …