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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Tropic of Cancer Beach

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patsy Hale, who sent in this photograph of Tropic of Cancer Beach in Little Exuma in the Bahamas. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

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 …

The 50 Best Caribbean Beach Bars

 It may seem like a list of 50 beach bars is a lot. But when we finished compiling this momentous list, we weren’t even breathing hard. That’s because the Caribbean is the beach bar capital of Planet Earth, and we …

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 It’s the Caribbean’s most precious resource. It’s right there. It’s beckoning you. You’re on the beach, taking in the sun, and you’re fascinated by what’s going on in the vast blue world right in front of you. It’s why so …

 Above: where you can stand on the Tropic of Cancer By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor White-sand beaches, junkanoo and fresh conch salad are all common (and good!) reasons to visit the Bahamas. Now here’s another equally good yet lesser-known justification …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Need a reason to visit the Bahamian archipelago comprising 365 white-sand cays and idyllic islands? We’ve got six of ‘em! Pack your bags. They’re So Easy To Get To Great Exuma airport (GGT) is less …

 DON’T JUST visit the Caribbean this year. Experience it. Go outside of your comfort zone and find something new. That’s the advice of our Where to Travel list for 2015, featuring some of our favourite places in the Caribbean: some …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Out of the way and sometimes challenging to reach, the Caribbean’s smaller isles are often overlooked. But here are seven gems that we consider to be desirable as they are diminutive, and well worth that …

 This week’s Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from CJ reader Kim Valente, of Bahamas Flavour, and takes a look at the nurse sharks that populate the waters of the Exumas in the Bahamian archipelago. Do you have a snapshot …

 This week’s Caribbean Photo of the Week was submitted by reader Joey Ann Premrock, who took a snapshot of the famous swimming pigs of the Exumas. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to us and …

 Above: Fabien Cousteau with one of the Discovery Club members (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A recent incident that saw a boat run aground into a coral reef in Exuma led to a visit this weekend by noted …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon I THOUGHT THE SWIMMING PIGS would be the highlight of the day. Boy, was I wrong. I was on a day trip in the Exumas, the 365-island Bahamas archipelago famous for crystal clear waters, talcum sand and …

 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: 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 …

 The expansion of the Sandals Emerald Bay in Exuma is underway, with a multi-million-dollar, 63-room expansion set to continue until the end of May. The hotel will have a total of 183 units after the project is completed, with two …