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“Dangerous” Hurricane Matthew Bears Down on Haiti

 “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 …

JetBlue Adding Two More Daily Flights to Nassau

 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 …

Beach Collector: Exploring Orange Hill Beach in Nassau, Bahamas

 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, …

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 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 …

 (BIS Photo/Kris Ingraham) CARICOM member states are “particularly vulnerable and susceptible to the risks and threats posed by weapons of mass destruction and terrorism,” Bahamas Foreign Minister Brent Symonette said yesterday. The minister said that due to their small size, …