Bahamas

Country Bahamas
Capital Nassau
Continent North America(Central America)
Currency Bahamian dollar(BSD)
Languages English

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Introduction

Lucayan 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. Because of its geography, the country is a major transshipment point for illegal drugs, particularly shipments to the US and Europe, and its territory is used for smuggling illegal migrants into the US.

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Bahamas - Wikipedia
Bahamas - CIA World Fact Book
Bahamas - BBC
Bahamas - Timeline - BBC

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PM relaxes rules on more islands, incl. Grand Bahama - EyeWitness NewsPM relaxes rules on more islands, incl. Grand Bahama  EyeWitness News

Bahamas facing significant “skills gap”, says minister - EyeWitness NewsBahamas facing significant “skills gap”, says minister  EyeWitness News

Economy of The Bahamas - Bahamas TribuneEconomy of The Bahamas  Bahamas Tribune

US Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defense Force Seize More Than 12000 lbs. of Illegal Catch off Bahamas - SpaceCoastDaily.comUS Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defense Force Seize More Than 12000 lbs. of Illegal Catch off Bahamas  SpaceCoastDaily.com

The Bahamas, Haiti, T&T record more COVID-19 cases - Jamaica ObserverThe Bahamas, Haiti, T&T record more COVID-19 cases  Jamaica Observer

Bahamas Resorts Delay Openings Beyond Government - TravelPulseBahamas Resorts Delay Openings Beyond Government  TravelPulse

Carl Allen Invests His Heart—And His Yachts—In Walker’s Cay In The Bahamas - ForbesCarl Allen Invests His Heart—And His Yachts—In Walker’s Cay In The Bahamas  Forbes

Bahamas Ministry Of Tourism & Aviation Statement On Updated COVID-19 Measures - PRNewswireBahamas Ministry Of Tourism & Aviation Statement On Updated COVID-19 Measures  PRNewswire

Bahamas Plans E-Currency to Connect Far-Flung Island Beaches - BloombergBahamas Plans E-Currency to Connect Far-Flung Island Beaches  Bloomberg

Equestrian Bahamas growing vibrantly by leaps and bounds - Bahamas TribuneEquestrian Bahamas growing vibrantly by leaps and bounds  Bahamas Tribune

The Bahamas Is Reopening Its Major Hotels and Beaches in October - Caribbean JournalThe Bahamas Is Reopening Its Major Hotels and Beaches in October  Caribbean Journal

Bahamas to Roll Out 'Sand Dollar' Digital Currency Next Month - CoinDesk - CoinDeskBahamas to Roll Out 'Sand Dollar' Digital Currency Next Month - CoinDesk  CoinDesk

Bahamas urged: Remove bankruptcy burden now - Bahamas TribuneBahamas urged: Remove bankruptcy burden now  Bahamas Tribune

Florida man buys 100 generators to send to the Bahamas - RADIO.COMFlorida man buys 100 generators to send to the Bahamas  RADIO.COM

Guide to purchasing property in The Bahamas - Newsletters - International Law OfficeGuide to purchasing property in The Bahamas - Newsletters  International Law Office

Harrogate firm launches track and trace app for Bahamas Government - Yorkshire PostHarrogate firm launches track and trace app for Bahamas Government  Yorkshire Post

US Donates $3.6M for Hurricane Response in Bahamas - The Washington InformerUS Donates $3.6M for Hurricane Response in Bahamas  The Washington Informer

The United States Pledges $750K to Fight COVID-19 in The Bahamas - US Embassy in The BahamasThe United States Pledges $750K to Fight COVID-19 in The Bahamas  US Embassy in The Bahamas

Bahamas is still key in Carnival's operations - Bahamas TribuneBahamas is still key in Carnival's operations  Bahamas Tribune

Former AG: Bahamas shift to republic is inevitable - EyeWitness NewsFormer AG: Bahamas shift to republic is inevitable  EyeWitness News

Grand Bahama, The Bahamas' Secret Luxury Villa Destination - Caribbean JournalGrand Bahama, The Bahamas' Secret Luxury Villa Destination  Caribbean Journal

thebahamasweekly.com - Eugene Dupuch Law School Faculty Members Visit the Bahamas Industrial Tribunal - thebahamasweekly.comthebahamasweekly.com - Eugene Dupuch Law School Faculty Members Visit the Bahamas Industrial Tribunal  thebahamasweekly.com

Two Bahamians killed abroad, one murdered, another struck by train deemed 'suspicious' - EyeWitness NewsTwo Bahamians killed abroad, one murdered, another struck by train deemed 'suspicious'  EyeWitness News

The Bahamas Maritime Authority Launches Major Enhancements to its Online Registration Information System - Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideThe Bahamas Maritime Authority Launches Major Enhancements to its Online Registration Information System  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

COVID-19 has spread to nearly every major island of The Bahamas - EyeWitness NewsCOVID-19 has spread to nearly every major island of The Bahamas  EyeWitness News

A day in Nassau, Bahamas: What to do while your cruise is in port - thepointsguy.co.ukA day in Nassau, Bahamas: What to do while your cruise is in port  thepointsguy.co.uk

As Bahamas eases restrictions, Baha Mar and Atlantis hold back - Travel WeeklyAs Bahamas eases restrictions, Baha Mar and Atlantis hold back  Travel Weekly

Supreme Court orders Labour minister to answer questions on Shantytown Action Task Force - EyeWitness NewsSupreme Court orders Labour minister to answer questions on Shantytown Action Task Force  EyeWitness News

'Meaningful recovery' needs 50-75% of tourism staff back - Bahamas Tribune'Meaningful recovery' needs 50-75% of tourism staff back  Bahamas Tribune

Today in History: The Bahamas are devastated by Hurricane Dorian - Santa Maria TimesToday in History: The Bahamas are devastated by Hurricane Dorian  Santa Maria Times

PAHO: Bahamas showing balance between reducing transmission and reopening - EyeWitness NewsPAHO: Bahamas showing balance between reducing transmission and reopening  EyeWitness News

One year after Dorian: Restoring hope to the Bahamas - Palm Beach PostOne year after Dorian: Restoring hope to the Bahamas  Palm Beach Post

Bahamas remains off UK 'safe list' due to COVID concerns - EyeWitness NewsBahamas remains off UK 'safe list' due to COVID concerns  EyeWitness News

Bahamas reopening for tourism again with new 'VIP' entry rules - NYCaribNewsBahamas reopening for tourism again with new 'VIP' entry rules  NYCaribNews

Are blue holes safe for divers? - Telangana TodayAre blue holes safe for divers?  Telangana Today

VIDEO: Minister Elsworth Johnson on how The Bahamas is 'open for business' - International InvestmentVIDEO: Minister Elsworth Johnson on how The Bahamas is 'open for business'  International Investment

Coronavirus pandemic has slowed Bahamas recovery efforts following destruction of Hurricane Dorian - WPLG Local 10Coronavirus pandemic has slowed Bahamas recovery efforts following destruction of Hurricane Dorian  WPLG Local 10

Jamaica and Bahamas Report Increase in COVID-19 Deaths - caribbeannationalweekly.comJamaica and Bahamas Report Increase in COVID-19 Deaths  caribbeannationalweekly.com

Smith: Abaco eviction process “ill-conceived” – EyeWitness News - EyeWitness NewsSmith: Abaco eviction process “ill-conceived” – EyeWitness News  EyeWitness News

Bahamas Reports 151 New Covid-19 Cases – Highest One Day Increase On Record - The EleutheranBahamas Reports 151 New Covid-19 Cases – Highest One Day Increase On Record  The Eleutheran

Report: Battle 4 Atlantis bringing Bahamas to Sioux Falls - Argus LeaderReport: Battle 4 Atlantis bringing Bahamas to Sioux Falls  Argus Leader

Bahamas, US make major drug bust - Nation NewsBahamas, US make major drug bust  Nation News

Bahamas: COVID-19 Entry Requirements All Travelers Need To Know - Travel Off PathBahamas: COVID-19 Entry Requirements All Travelers Need To Know  Travel Off Path

One Year After Hurricane Dorian: Rebuilding Back Better - Bahamas - ReliefWebOne Year After Hurricane Dorian: Rebuilding Back Better - Bahamas  ReliefWeb

Bahamas police seized in major drug bust at sea - Jamaica ObserverBahamas police seized in major drug bust at sea  Jamaica Observer

Extension of state of emergency passed in the House - EyeWitness NewsExtension of state of emergency passed in the House  EyeWitness News

First Came the Hurricane, Then Came the Campaign of Terror - The NationFirst Came the Hurricane, Then Came the Campaign of Terror  The Nation

Brisk Business For Local Private Air Charters To Bahamas Amid Coronavirus Pandemic - CBS MiamiBrisk Business For Local Private Air Charters To Bahamas Amid Coronavirus Pandemic  CBS Miami

From Aruba to The Bahamas, Caribbean Travel Demand for 2021 Is Rising - Caribbean JournalFrom Aruba to The Bahamas, Caribbean Travel Demand for 2021 Is Rising  Caribbean Journal

Busy tropics has something new on Florida's doorstep - Palm Beach PostBusy tropics has something new on Florida's doorstep  Palm Beach Post

Battle 4 Atlantis canceled, not relocating from Bahamas to South Dakota - Yahoo SportsBattle 4 Atlantis canceled, not relocating from Bahamas to South Dakota  Yahoo Sports

Restrictions are too onerous - Bahamas TribuneRestrictions are too onerous  Bahamas Tribune

Tropical Depression 19 forms over the Bahamas - WLOXTropical Depression 19 forms over the Bahamas  WLOX

The Bahamas' Fowl Cay Resort Is Open Again Caribbean Journal - Caribbean JournalThe Bahamas' Fowl Cay Resort Is Open Again Caribbean Journal  Caribbean Journal

Weak disturbance drifting toward the Bahamas - Port Arthur News - The Port Arthur NewsWeak disturbance drifting toward the Bahamas - Port Arthur News  The Port Arthur News

Father of slain 7-year-old: 'I wish I could trade places with him' - EyeWitness NewsFather of slain 7-year-old: 'I wish I could trade places with him'  EyeWitness News

Bahamas police make major drug bust at sea - Jamaica ObserverBahamas police make major drug bust at sea  Jamaica Observer

Look Inside Shania Twain's Luxurious Bahamas Mansion [PICTURES] - Taste of CountryLook Inside Shania Twain's Luxurious Bahamas Mansion [PICTURES]  Taste of Country

Harry Kane insists he is ready for season despite quarantine after Bahamas trip - FourFourTwoHarry Kane insists he is ready for season despite quarantine after Bahamas trip  FourFourTwo

TCI moves closer to inking MoU with Bahamas to combat illegal migration - Turks and Caicos Weekly NewsTCI moves closer to inking MoU with Bahamas to combat illegal migration  Turks and Caicos Weekly News

Grand Bahama's Lockdown Lifted Caribbean Journal - Caribbean JournalGrand Bahama's Lockdown Lifted Caribbean Journal  Caribbean Journal

ULTIMATUM: Lloyd demands apology from union president after swearing incident - EyeWitness NewsULTIMATUM: Lloyd demands apology from union president after swearing incident  EyeWitness News

Search under way for Jamaicans, Haitians missing at sea in Bahamas - Loop News JamaicaSearch under way for Jamaicans, Haitians missing at sea in Bahamas  Loop News Jamaica

Bahamas Paradise and seafarers near settlement in nationwide class action - TradeWindsBahamas Paradise and seafarers near settlement in nationwide class action  TradeWinds

Bahamian named among 62 top wedding photographers in the world - EyeWitness NewsBahamian named among 62 top wedding photographers in the world  EyeWitness News

When can we resume sporting activities? - Bahamas TribuneWhen can we resume sporting activities?  Bahamas Tribune

Two more confirmed COVID deaths, another under investigation - EyeWitness NewsTwo more confirmed COVID deaths, another under investigation  EyeWitness News

Five injured in new RBDF grounding - Bahamas TribuneFive injured in new RBDF grounding  Bahamas Tribune

First vaccines for key staff - Bahamas TribuneFirst vaccines for key staff  Bahamas Tribune

2020 Battle 4 Atlantis college basketball tournament canceled - Memphis Local, Sports, Business & Food News - The Daily Memphian2020 Battle 4 Atlantis college basketball tournament canceled - Memphis Local, Sports, Business & Food News  The Daily Memphian

Hurricane Teddy and TS Wilfred, Alpha and Beta form in Atlantic - EyeWitness NewsHurricane Teddy and TS Wilfred, Alpha and Beta form in Atlantic  EyeWitness News

D'Aguilar: Compromise needed on mandatory quarantine - EyeWitness NewsD'Aguilar: Compromise needed on mandatory quarantine  EyeWitness News

Grand Bahama remembers - Bahamas TribuneGrand Bahama remembers  Bahamas Tribune

BPL experiencing “growing pains” – EyeWitness News - EyeWitness NewsBPL experiencing “growing pains” – EyeWitness News  EyeWitness News

Downtown chief supporting private island cruise return - Bahamas TribuneDowntown chief supporting private island cruise return  Bahamas Tribune

Bahama Breeze Offering Online Concerts Amid Pandemic - Cherry Hill, NJ PatchBahama Breeze Offering Online Concerts Amid Pandemic  Cherry Hill, NJ Patch

Bahamas Paradise settles, will pay crew $875,000 for months of work without wages - Miami HeraldBahamas Paradise settles, will pay crew $875,000 for months of work without wages  Miami Herald

Bahamas Set to Launch Sand Dollar Digital Currency Next Month: Bloomberg - CryptoGlobeBahamas Set to Launch Sand Dollar Digital Currency Next Month: Bloomberg  CryptoGlobe

PAHO: Vaccine not around the corner - Bahamas TribunePAHO: Vaccine not around the corner  Bahamas Tribune

JT Hodges' New Single ‘Sandman' To Help Rebuild The Bahamas One Year After Hurricane Dorian - NECNJT Hodges' New Single ‘Sandman' To Help Rebuild The Bahamas One Year After Hurricane Dorian  NECN

Sports Actually: Sorry Netflix, would’a been good to know ya - York News-TimesSports Actually: Sorry Netflix, would’a been good to know ya  York News-Times

Crew of idled cruise line reaches deal for back pay - Palm Beach PostCrew of idled cruise line reaches deal for back pay  Palm Beach Post

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line to Resume Sailing November 4 - TravelPulseBahamas Paradise Cruise Line to Resume Sailing November 4  TravelPulse

Director on outages affecting virtual learning: “it's not going to be perfect” - EyeWitness NewsDirector on outages affecting virtual learning: “it's not going to be perfect”  EyeWitness News

Golden Isles MP crosses the floor to join PLP - EyeWitness NewsGolden Isles MP crosses the floor to join PLP  EyeWitness News

Lloyd: union did not disrupt exams - Bahamas TribuneLloyd: union did not disrupt exams  Bahamas Tribune

Cruise port's $25m in 'delay draw' deal - Bahamas TribuneCruise port's $25m in 'delay draw' deal  Bahamas Tribune

'Don't get hung up on October hotel return' - Bahamas Tribune'Don't get hung up on October hotel return'  Bahamas Tribune

'There's no quick fix' to redirect economy - Bahamas Tribune'There's no quick fix' to redirect economy  Bahamas Tribune

Eviction notices issued to over 50 shantytown residents in Abacos - EyeWitness NewsEviction notices issued to over 50 shantytown residents in Abacos  EyeWitness News

Blockchain Week in Review - September 2020 #2 | Perkins Coie - JD SupraBlockchain Week in Review - September 2020 #2 | Perkins Coie  JD Supra

American tourists are banned from the Bahamas as coronavirus cases spike - The Washington PostAmerican tourists are banned from the Bahamas as coronavirus cases spike  The Washington Post

Former health minister calls for the return of parliamentary democracy - EyeWitness NewsFormer health minister calls for the return of parliamentary democracy  EyeWitness News

Tourism remains our golden goose - for now - Bahamas TribuneTourism remains our golden goose - for now  Bahamas Tribune

FACE TO FACE: Whatever happened to the Marquis of Nassau? - Bahamas TribuneFACE TO FACE: Whatever happened to the Marquis of Nassau?  Bahamas Tribune

Debt management unit introduction imminent – EyeWitness News - EyeWitness NewsDebt management unit introduction imminent – EyeWitness News  EyeWitness News

Police cite restaurant for breaching orders – EyeWitness News - EyeWitness NewsPolice cite restaurant for breaching orders – EyeWitness News  EyeWitness News

Bahamas reverses course, reopens to Americans with 14-day quarantine, negative COVID-19 test, other restrictions - USA TODAYBahamas reverses course, reopens to Americans with 14-day quarantine, negative COVID-19 test, other restrictions  USA TODAY

Three days of suspected COVID deaths – EyeWitness News - EyeWitness NewsThree days of suspected COVID deaths – EyeWitness News  EyeWitness News

EDITORIAL: Battling to hide documents is no sign of transparency - Bahamas TribuneEDITORIAL: Battling to hide documents is no sign of transparency  Bahamas Tribune