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Bonefishing Conference geared to educating the public

Organizers of The Bahamas Bonefishing Conference encouraged all to participate in the upcoming two-day conference. Pictured from left to right are Jeffery Pinder, Senior Executive, Sustainable Tourism, Ministry of Tourism; Omeko Glinton, Bonefishing Guide, North Riding Point Lodge; Dr. David Philip, Chairman, Fisheries Conservation Foundation; Nuvolari Chotoosingh, Manager, Niche Markets and Maritime Tourism, MOT; Stan Glinton, Senior Bonefishing Guide, North Riding Point; Karenda Swain, Asst.

Former Bahamian PM Concerned About Arrests of Ex Ministers

NASSAU, Bahamas - Former Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie is keeping a wary eye on the Hubert Minnis administration, following the arrests of three opposition parliamentarians in recent weeks. Christie, who has made a point of distancing his Progressive Liberal Party from corruption, admitted to the Nassau Guardian he was "deeply concerned".

Flight Deal: Two-Day JetBlue Sale Has Tickets from $49

Who said vacation season had to end? Not JetBlue-one of the best airlines in the U.S., according to . With their latest two-day sale, the carrier is helping extend your vacay plans far into the fall with one-way fares starting at just $49.

CSU expecting large class -

Nearly 840 new students were expected when classes began Aug. 14, and new first-time freshmen, transfer students and readmits are expected to help the university surpass last year's total enrollment. Total enrollment numbers will be confirmed at the end of the month.

Bahamas promises to maintain strong relationship with China

The Bahamas says it will do its utmost to maintain and promote Sino-Bahamian relations as it marked the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations with China. Foreign Minister Darren Henfield, speaking at a ceremony over the last weekend to mark the occasion, said that the two countries have been able to develop a mutually respectful and beneficial relationship in the 20 years since establishing diplomatic relations on May 23, 1997.




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The Bahamas, graced with beautiful beaches of pink sand, breathtaking windswept panoramas and countless opportunities for diving, snorkeling and fishing, are well established as one of the world's top draws for both intrepid explorers and casual vacationers.  An island chain beginning a mere 55 miles east of Miami, Florida, the Bahamas offer an array of tourist hotels, all-inclusive resorts, and even rustic lodges, making staying there a relatively simple endeavor.  Indeed, more than three million travelers each year choose the islands as their prime destination for outdoor sports, sun worship, casino gambling and, on some of the slightly more remote spots, eco-tourism.

Arawak Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas have prospered through tourism and international banking and investment management.



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