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Island Bites: Finding Grand Bahama’s Best Conch Salad

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re a conch salad craver, you’ll want to add Grand Bahama’s Billy Joe’s to your must-eat list. This rustic, decades-old seaside set-up next to Freeport’s Grand Lucayan serves one of the best conch salads …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Ocean in Grand Bahama

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jennifer Ehrman, who sent in this snapshot of the view from her villa rental at Waterside Escapes in Grand Bahama. Do you have a great snapshot of the Caribbean? Send it …

Bahamas Planning to Create Two New National Parks in Grand Bahama

 Above: Lucayan National Park in Grand Bahama (Photo: BNT) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Bahamas is planning to create two new National Parks in East Grand Bahama. The two parks would include the North Shore GAP …

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 Yes, the Caribbean has the best diving in the world. And while you can find a great place to dive almost anywhere in the region, some places have those extra-special qualities, the right combination of water, access and wildlife — not …

 Above: the Grand Lucayan in Grand Bahama By the Caribbean Journal staff The Grand Lucayan resort in Grand Bahama has named Basil Dean its new executive chef. Dean, a 30-year veteran of the industry, comes to the resort from the …

 Above: the opening ceremony last week By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has relocated its tourism call up centre from Florida to Freeport, Grand Bahama. The call centre’s move is part of what Prime Minister Perry Christie called part …

 Above: the Bahamas’ trade mission in Sao Paulo By the Caribbean Journal staff Dr Michael Darville, the Bahamas’ Minister for Grand Bahama, recently led a trade delegation to Sao Paulo. The delegation visited the Transamerica Expo Centre for the Intermodal …

 Above: Guzman and Bahamian officials in Grand Bahama (BIS Photo/Vandyke Hepburn) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s Ambassador to the Bahamas, Ernesto Soberon Guzman, made his first official visit to Grand Bahama on Monday. The trip included talks with Minister …

 Above: Haiti Ambassador to the Bahamas Antonio Rodrigue and Minister for Grand Bahama Dr Michael Darville (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Ambassador to the Bahamas Antonio Rodrigue arrived in Grand Bahama for a visit Friday, citing the …

 Above: Grand Bahama (Photo: Bahamas Tourism) By Alexander Britell PARADISE ISLAND — The new Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort on Grand Bahama is projected to open in the second half of this year, according to David Johnson, director …

 Above: Brazil Minister of External Relations Antonio de Aguiar Patriota and Bahamas Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder (Photo: MFS Bahamas) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas and Brazil convened high-level trade talks this week aimed at improving commercial …

 Above: the Blue Marlin Cove in Grand Bahama By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie was on hand this week to officially open the new Blue Marlin Cove Resort and Marina at Bootle Bay in Grand Bahama. …

 By Alexander Britell Simply put, Nassau’s Graycliff is one of the elite restaurants in the Caribbean, and a unique culinary experience — indeed, it was the first five-star restaurant in the region. At its helm is Executive Chef and Grand …

 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 …