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Afternoon Tea in Nassau

 By Alexander Britell You’re just a few blocks from the Queen’s Staircase, tucked away at a table in a corner of a colonial mansion in Old Nassau, when the spread arrives. Cookies and pastries, house-made bonbons; trays of miniature sandwiches, …

VIDEO: A Journey to Acklins Island, the Bahamian Outback

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton It’s early in the afternoon and we need a stop at the local market. We pull up to a small building in Chester’s without a sign. “Why isn’t there a sign?” I ask Papa …

Grand Bahama, Tech Hub?

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Bahamas is looking to chart a new course for the future of Grand Bahama as a technology hub. “A new day is on the horizon for Grand Bahama,” Bahamas Prime Minister …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new way to get to the Bahamas from Miami. Ferry company FRS Caribbean has expanded its route network with the launch of new ferry service between Miami and Freeport, Grand Bahama. The new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff SLS Hotels’ first Caribbean project is slated to open this month: SLS Baha Mar. The next major resort brand to debut at Nassau’s megaresort complex, SLS Baha Mar is a project by sbe [sic] slated …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Resorts World Bimini “fared well” during Hurricane Irma and is slated to reopen on Sept. 27, the Bahamian property announced this week. There was no structural damage to the property, officials said, but heavy storm …

 Last week the Atlantis hotel completed a successful two-day harvesting and out planting of corals to three coral reefs off New Providence that were destroyed by 2016’s Hurricane Matthew. The ongoing project – an initiative of the nonprofit, Atlantis Blue Project …

silver airways exuma eleuthera

 American Airlines has launched new weekly service to the Bahamian island of Great Exuma. The new flight operates weekly on Saturdays between Charlotte’s Douglas International Airport and Exuma International Airport in George Town. The flight departs Charlotte around 8:15 AM, …

Bahamas Cooking Class

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Can you learn to cook a three-course Bahamian meal in three-and-half hours? One Nassau company thinks so. Tru Bahamian Food Tours, which has been offering culinary walking tours in the Caribbean capital since 2013, has …

 Snag for Baha Mar’s US bankruptcy filing By the Caribbean Journal staff Baha Mar, Ltd’s US bankruptcy just hit a snag. A Bahamian Judge denied Baha Mar’s request for recognition of its bankrtupcy filing in Delaware Federal Court. The ruling …

 Above: Tom Kelly By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States and the Bahamas are set to sign a new Memorandum of Understanding on Counter-Piracy, the US State Department announced this weekend. Tom Kelly, the Acting Assistant Secretary of State …

 A Bahamian delegation of public officials and private investors led by Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham is on its way to Canada to find opportunities for investment in the country, Ingraham announced Friday at a press conference. “I don’t want to …

 The opposition walked out of the Bahamian House of Assembly on Thursday night, and now some public accusations have been made concerning Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham. The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) walked out of the House during a budget debate. …