exuma

Seven Small Caribbean Islands You Should Visit This Fall

 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 …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Nurse Sharks in the Bahamas

 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 …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: The Swimming Pigs of Exuma

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …