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Caribbean Home: A New Listing on Lyford Cay

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sitting on just over half an acre in Lyford Cay, a 1,000-acre gated community on the western tip of New Providence, is Casa Ileana, an eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom property that’s the one of the newest listings in …

best restaurants in the caribbean

The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean — 2017

 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

Tiger Woods Makes Return to Golf in The Bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Golf legend Tiger Woods makes his long-awaited return to professional golf on Thursday, choosing to do so at the annual event he hosts in The Bahamas. Woods will play in the annual Hero World Challenge, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has long been at the forefront of sports tourism in the Caribbean, and that trend continues this year with another high-profile NCAA Football bowl game hosted right in New Providence. UAB and Ohio …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Richard Branson’s Necker Island and the British Virgin Islands work to recover from Hurricane Irma, the Necker Cup pro-am tennis tournament is being held this week at the Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas. …

SLS Baha Mar

 By the Caribbean Journal staff SBE has debuted its first-ever hotel in the Caribbean with the official launch of the new SLS Baha Mar in Nassau. SLS is the second brand to debut at the Nassau megaresort, following the launch …

 It begins, as it should, with a perfect stretch of sugar-white sand, with navy umbrellas and turquoise waves. This is the other side of Nassau, a kinder, gentler edge of the island of New Providence called Sandyport. It’s a true …

family vacations

 You can take a great family vacation anywhere in the Caribbean. But some islands have a certain innate family-friendliness, an added level of comfort and ease that make a trip particularly well suited for a family traveling together, whether due …

Matthew

 “Dangerous” Hurricane Matthew began bearing down on Haiti as “life-threatening” rain, wind and storm surges started to spread over portions of the country, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm remained a category four, with maximum sustained winds at …

 By Alexander Britell JetBlue Airways is expanding its flight service to the Bahamas. The carrier announced that it would be adding two additional daily flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Nassau. The flights, which will launch Aug. 1, will mean JetBlue …

 OUR NEW Beach Collector column will take you across the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean, with an emphasis on the underexplored — those out-of-the-way, off-the-beaten-path patches of sand we all dream about in the Caribbean. We begin with Orange Hill beach, …

 NASSAU — It’s simple: Nassau, otherwise known as the Bahamian island of New Providence, has some of the region’s most beautiful beaches. They have pure sand, classic Bahamian turquoise water and, most importantly, many of them are almost always empty. …

 By Mark A TurnquestOp-Ed Contributor NEW ENTREPRENEURS in the Bahamas must get into the game by conducting a comprehensive market search before they develop practical business plans. Existing small and medium sized enterprise (SMEs) owners must stay in the game …

 Above: Bay Street in Nassau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Serious crimes in the Bahamas have fallen by 14 percent over the first two months of 2013, according to Minister of National Security Dr Bernard Nottage. This also …

 Above: work on Prince Charles Drive in Nassau last year (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas will be receiving a supplemental loan of as much as $65 million for its large-scale road network project in New Providence following …

 Above: Jamaican coconut expert Dr Wayne Myrie inspects a section of Greg Stuart’s stock in North Eleuthera. From left: BAIC GM Benjamin Rahming, Myrie, Edison Key and Arnold Dorsett (BIS Photo/Gladstone Thurston) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamian government …

 At the far end of New Providence in the Bahamas sits an homage to the old Caribbean — the 10-room boutique hotel called A Stone’s Throw Away. Run by German native Chris Illing, the hotel is one of a small …

 Above: Prince Charles Drive in Nassau (BIS Photo) The Bahamas is in the midst of a massive infrastructure project that is reshaping nearly the entire road system of the main island of New Providence. The New Providence Road Improvement and …