January 19, 2022

The Islands of The Bahamas snags two top best Caribbean awards

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NEWS PROVIDED BY The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation  NASSAU, Bahamas, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Islands Of The Bahamas continues to dominate tourism in theCaribbean. So says Caribbean Journal, the largest website covering Caribbean tourism, which bestowed on the destination two key awards in its Caribbean Travel Awards 2018: Best Caribbean Destination and Best Caribbean Tourism Minister. […]

What is missing from police crime statistics?

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by Heather Sutton Caribbean DEVTRENDS From BLOGS.IADB When it comes to understanding crime and violence, police records only tell us half the story (literally). But to design effective crime prevention and reduction policies we need the other half. While an important source, police statistics only capture a portion of crimes due to under-reporting and under-recording[1]. […]

Bahamas to improve airport infrastructure

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WASHINGTON, USA — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $35 million loan designed to improve infrastructure at four airports on the Family Islands, as The Bahamas’ less developed outer islands are known. The loan will contribute to the archipelago’s regional and international integration through upgrades at the airports of Exuma, North Eleuthera, Marsh […]

Bahamas Minister outlines IDB Citizen Security Loan

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From Bahamas Information Services  Hon. Shane Gibson Remarks on IDB Citizen Security Loan Jan 28, 2016 – 6:51:02 PM Nassau, Bahamas – Remarks by Hon. D. Shane Gibson, M.P., J.P., Minister of Labour and National Insurance & The Public Service House of Assembly Resolution on Inter-American Development Bank Citizen Security Loan given on Wednesday, January […]

Bahamian Brewery’s Sands ‘Man In The Boat’ sculling races bring the magic back to the Magic City

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From Bahama Islands Info Bahamian Brewery Sands ‘Man in the Boat’ Sculling Races brings the magic back to Grand Bahama – Hundreds of Bahamians flocked to the Taino Beach this past weekend for the 19th Annual GB Regatta and the crowd pleasing Sands ‘Man in the Boat’ sculling races which took place on Saturday evening. […]

Crime deters visitors from buying Bahamas properties

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From Caribbean360 NASSAU, Bahamas, Thursday– A prospective second home-owner interested in purchasing a property in New Providence is reportedly surprised by the murder rate and reports of the high levels of crime in The Bahamas. According to The Bahamas Tribune, the concern of Fabrice Dupond, a former policeman from France, and his wife Julie, a […]