From airport to activities, tourism is resuming on Grand Bahama

From airport to activities, tourism is resuming on Grand Bahama

| There’s steady progress to report on Grand Bahama’s road to recovery after Hurricane Dorian’s rampage on Sept. 1, according to the tourist board. The international airport is targeting a mid-November date for the resumption of scheduled flights to and from Fort Lauderdale, pending completion of repairs. Carnival Cruise Line returned on Oct. 11, bringing […]

Make Eleuthera your next Bahamas destination

“Jacques Cousteau couldn’t find the bottom.” The legendary explorer came here to the Ocean Hole in Eleuthera in 1971, drawn to one of the stunning inland sikholes called Blue Holes of which there are more in The Bahamas than anywhere else on earth, some explored, some not, many with unknown depths. “This is the paradise […]

UN shift aid to recovery for Hurricane Dorian survivors

UN shift aid to recovery for Hurricane Dorian survivors

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – U.N. humanitarian agencies are shifting efforts away from emergency aid to longer-term recovery assistance for Hurricane Dorian survivors in the Bahamas. Aid agencies rushed life-saving aid into the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian, a deadly Category 5 storm, devastated the islands early this month. The toll from this disaster is huge. Latest U.N. […]

Bahamas government denies ill-treatment of Haitians

Bahamas government denies ill-treatment of Haitians

NASSAU – The Bahamas government has refuted allegations that non-nationals are being mistreated in the wake of Hurricane Dorian and appealed to the international community “to seek trusted and credible sources of information” on the country. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the Hubert Minnis administration had become a victim “of […]

No cholera or epidemic in The Bahamas – PAHO

No cholera or epidemic in The Bahamas – PAHO

Bahamas – The Ministry of Health Bahamas and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) are reassuring the public that none of the islands in the Caribbean country is under quarantine. In a statement the ministry and PAHO said while floods can potentially increase the transmission of water-borne and communicable diseases, there is no cholera in […]