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VIDEO: The Stella Maris Resort on Long Island in The Bahamas

 By Guy Britton Long Island is on the edge. The eastern side of this island in The Bahamas plunges to depths of 1,000 feet right offshore; there are striking cliffs that stand up to the sea. The ocean meets the …

VIDEO: An Incredible Beach on Long Island in The Bahamas

 By Guy Britton The population of Clarence Town is 85, according to the most recent Bahamian census. But this tiny settlement on Long Island in The Bahamas has a secret — one of the world’s most incredible beaches. It’s a …

The Best Fly Fishing Shop in The Bahamas

 By Guy Britton It’s long been a paradise for flyfishermen: Long Island, the aptly-named 80-mile-long destination in the heart of The Bahamas. The island’s lee-side bays are nothing short of ground zero for flyfishermen, with some particularly large bonefish catches …

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 The National Emergency Management Agency and the National Repairs and Reconstruction Unit have issued contracts for the rebuilding of homes on Crooked Island, San Salvador and Long Island, the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015. On Thursday …

 Two months after Hurricane Joaquin devastated Long Island, the southeast Bahamian island is beginning a return to normal operations. A team including Jack Thompson, administrator of the government’s National Recovery and Reconstruction Unit; Captain Stephen Russell; members of the National …

 Above: Long Island By the Caribbean Journal staff The airport at Deadman’s Cay on Long Island in the Bahamas has reopened following damage from Hurricane Joaquin, the country’s Department of Civil Aviation announced. The airport is now “open and operational …

 Above: Blue Hole Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The 180-acre Blue Hole Bay parcel in the Bahamas has been put up for sale, according to Miami-based commercial brokerage Colliers International South Florida. The property, which is also known as …

 Above: the new farming equipment (BIS Photo/Gladstone Thurston) By Gladstone Thurston Farmers in the Bahamas’ Long Island got a boost last week with the commissioning of a tractor and equipment from the country’s Agriculture Ministry. The new tools should increase …

 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 …