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In the Bahamas, Nassau’s Montagu Gets a Brand-New Beach

 Above: the new beach at Montagu (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson) The redevelopment of Nassau’s Montagu area is nearing completion. The Montagu Foreshore Redevelopment Project, a joint initiative of the Bahamian government and Kerzner International, includes beach replenishment aimed at expanding the …

Bahamas Making Progress on Abaco International Airport Project

 Above: Works Minister Neko Grant in front of the airport (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson) By the Caribbean Journal staff The new $27.3 million international airport project on the island of Abaco in the Bahamas is making progress. The Marsh Harbour Airport …

A Modern Look for an Old Nassau Market

 Above: the new Bay Street Straw and Craft Market (Photo: CJ) By Alexander Britell After Nassau’s historic Bay Street market was destroyed by a fire in Sep. 2001, it was a devastating blow for thousands of Bahamian vendors and their …

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 Above: tractors prepare land that will be converted into a parking lot for the new dock terminal (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson) Bahamian firm Knowles Construction has received a contract for $2.68 million to reconstruct the Three Island Dock in North Eleuthera. …

 Above: Tourism Minister Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace (BIS Photo: Letisha Henderson) The Bahamas has signed a contract to begin construction on a new Marsh Harbour Airport Terminal in Abaco. The project involves several upgrades to the airport’s infrastructure, including 6,100 feet conversion …

 Ensuring that adequate infrastructure exists to support future tourism growth is vital, Bahamian Minister of Public Works Neko Grant said yesterday in a budget debate in Parliament. Grant said several countries have made this kind of infrastructure a priority, specifically …

 The Bahamas signed a memorandum of understanding with China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. that will see the Chinese company perform infrastructure work on several islands, including Abaco and Exuma. The projects include a bridge between Little and Great Abaco, a …