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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The Bahamas has rolled out new initiatives for the winter season - Travel DailyThe Bahamas has rolled out new initiatives for the winter season  Travel Daily

What's New In The Islands Of The Bahamas This Winter - PRNewswireWhat's New In The Islands Of The Bahamas This Winter  PRNewswire

Bannister: Internet scams proliferate in The Bahamas – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsBannister: Internet scams proliferate in The Bahamas – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

Feds warn Americans to avoid all travel to Bahamas - WPLG Local 10Feds warn Americans to avoid all travel to Bahamas  WPLG Local 10

Nothing Beats The Bahamas: The Tropical Destination Launches New Extended-Stay Program - PRNewswireNothing Beats The Bahamas: The Tropical Destination Launches New Extended-Stay Program  PRNewswire

Foreign Affairs: Bahamas committed to equality – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsForeign Affairs: Bahamas committed to equality – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

The Islands Of The Bahamas Announces Updated Travel And Entry Protocols - PRNewswireThe Islands Of The Bahamas Announces Updated Travel And Entry Protocols  PRNewswire

United States Drops Level 4 'Do Not Travel' Advisory For The Bahamas - Travel Off PathUnited States Drops Level 4 'Do Not Travel' Advisory For The Bahamas  Travel Off Path

After Hurricane Dorian, a layup helped the Bahamas rebuild - Associated PressAfter Hurricane Dorian, a layup helped the Bahamas rebuild  Associated Press

US donates additional equipment towards COVID fight in The Bahamas - EyeWitness NewsUS donates additional equipment towards COVID fight in The Bahamas  EyeWitness News

Grand Bahama Children's Home bolstered by donor group - EyeWitness NewsGrand Bahama Children's Home bolstered by donor group  EyeWitness News

Bahamas is set to start offshore oil drilling just 150 miles off South Florida - Miami HeraldBahamas is set to start offshore oil drilling just 150 miles off South Florida  Miami Herald

The governor-general approved state of public emergency in Bahamas - WIC NewsThe governor-general approved state of public emergency in Bahamas  WIC News

Baha Mar, The Leading Resort Destination In The Bahamas, Announces Its Reopening, Welcoming Back Guests Beginning December 17, 2020 - PRNewswireBaha Mar, The Leading Resort Destination In The Bahamas, Announces Its Reopening, Welcoming Back Guests Beginning December 17, 2020  PRNewswire

Weather Alert: The Bahamas - Tropical Storm Eta - US Embassy in The BahamasWeather Alert: The Bahamas - Tropical Storm Eta  US Embassy in The Bahamas

Government Of The Bahamas Statement On US Travel Advisory - PRNewswireGovernment Of The Bahamas Statement On US Travel Advisory  PRNewswire

Turnquest resigns, PM accepts – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsTurnquest resigns, PM accepts – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

Efforts to restore and boost air travel - LexologyEfforts to restore and boost air travel  Lexology

Phoenix family's vacation to Bahamas cheaper than expected - AZFamilyPhoenix family's vacation to Bahamas cheaper than expected  AZFamily

Bahamas to get $60m for COVID battle boost - Bahamas TribuneBahamas to get $60m for COVID battle boost  Bahamas Tribune

The Bahamas Revises Travel and Entry Protocols - Travel AgentThe Bahamas Revises Travel and Entry Protocols  Travel Agent

Private aviation activity up 50 percent over last three months, says executive - EyeWitness NewsPrivate aviation activity up 50 percent over last three months, says executive  EyeWitness News

The Bahamas: Atlantis Paradise Island reopens its doors on Dec. 10 - Yogonet InternationalThe Bahamas: Atlantis Paradise Island reopens its doors on Dec. 10  Yogonet International

Rate of covid 19 cases drop's to nine percent in Bahamas - WIC NewsRate of covid 19 cases drop's to nine percent in Bahamas  WIC News

How to Travel to The Bahamas Right Now Caribbean Journal - Caribbean JournalHow to Travel to The Bahamas Right Now Caribbean Journal  Caribbean Journal

HubertEdwardsGlobal announces Leadership Excellence Awards nominees - EyeWitness NewsHubertEdwardsGlobal announces Leadership Excellence Awards nominees  EyeWitness News

US Donates Additional $20K to COVID Fight in The Bahamas - US Embassy in The BahamasUS Donates Additional $20K to COVID Fight in The Bahamas  US Embassy in The Bahamas

What Travel Advisors Should Know About Bahamas Tourism Right Now - TravelPulseWhat Travel Advisors Should Know About Bahamas Tourism Right Now  TravelPulse

Royal Caribbean's plans to build a cruise resort in Bahamas are still alive - Royal Caribbean BlogRoyal Caribbean's plans to build a cruise resort in Bahamas are still alive  Royal Caribbean Blog

Talking the Tropics With Mike: Weak low pressure east of the Bahamas - ActionNewsJax.comTalking the Tropics With Mike: Weak low pressure east of the Bahamas  ActionNewsJax.com

Fishers Alliance doubles down on foreign nationals bar - EyeWitness NewsFishers Alliance doubles down on foreign nationals bar  EyeWitness News

Views of an oil shareholder - Bahamas TribuneViews of an oil shareholder  Bahamas Tribune

Former House Speaker Oswald Ingraham passes – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsFormer House Speaker Oswald Ingraham passes – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

The Bahamas' Cape Eleuthera Resort Is Reopening - Caribbean JournalThe Bahamas' Cape Eleuthera Resort Is Reopening  Caribbean Journal

The Bahamas ranks 178th in Global COVID-19 Index - EyeWitness NewsThe Bahamas ranks 178th in Global COVID-19 Index  EyeWitness News

Bahamas Issues New State of Emergency Proclamation - Caribbean News - caribbeannationalweekly.comBahamas Issues New State of Emergency Proclamation - Caribbean News  caribbeannationalweekly.com

Bahamas To Buy Off Hurricanes With Sand Dollars. - The St. Kitts-Nevis ObserverBahamas To Buy Off Hurricanes With Sand Dollars.  The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer

Bahamas must be more open to inward investment, says ERC co-chair - EyeWitness NewsBahamas must be more open to inward investment, says ERC co-chair  EyeWitness News

Bahamas Bar Association commends move to publicly advertise vacant judicial posts - EyeWitness NewsBahamas Bar Association commends move to publicly advertise vacant judicial posts  EyeWitness News

Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Beach in Eleuthera, The Bahamas - Caribbean JournalCaribbean Photo of the Week: On the Beach in Eleuthera, The Bahamas  Caribbean Journal

Bahamas Petroleum Company - Could provide billions of much needed royalty revenue for the national treasury - EnerCom Inc.Bahamas Petroleum Company - Could provide billions of much needed royalty revenue for the national treasury  EnerCom Inc.

Smith: Outcome of US election has implications on The Bahamas' survival - EyeWitness NewsSmith: Outcome of US election has implications on The Bahamas' survival  EyeWitness News

Grand Bahama cases double in two weeks – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsGrand Bahama cases double in two weeks – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

Carnival cruise ship rescues injured mariner in the Bahamas - Fox NewsCarnival cruise ship rescues injured mariner in the Bahamas  Fox News

Oil opponents deny 'malice' motivation - Bahamas TribuneOil opponents deny 'malice' motivation  Bahamas Tribune

Bahamas Paradise sells cruise ship amid virus economic woes - Palm Beach PostBahamas Paradise sells cruise ship amid virus economic woes  Palm Beach Post

BPC urged to stand down, warned of possible legal action - EyeWitness NewsBPC urged to stand down, warned of possible legal action  EyeWitness News

Nassau port advances as Bahamas expects an edge in cruise recovery - Seatrade Cruise NewsNassau port advances as Bahamas expects an edge in cruise recovery  Seatrade Cruise News

Govt investment for potential vaccine remains at $250000 – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsGovt investment for potential vaccine remains at $250000 – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

Sofia Richie poses with eyes shut and arm around bestie Abby Smidt on Bahamas getaway - Daily MailSofia Richie poses with eyes shut and arm around bestie Abby Smidt on Bahamas getaway  Daily Mail

BPC on track to spud exploratory well in six weeks - EyeWitness NewsBPC on track to spud exploratory well in six weeks  EyeWitness News

Marina operators: We can't afford any mistakes now - EyeWitness NewsMarina operators: We can't afford any mistakes now  EyeWitness News

Bahamas PM Responds to Opposition Calls for Resignation of Finance Minister - caribbeannationalweekly.comBahamas PM Responds to Opposition Calls for Resignation of Finance Minister  caribbeannationalweekly.com

Fisheries suffers 'rift' on non-Bahamian workers - Bahamas TribuneFisheries suffers 'rift' on non-Bahamian workers  Bahamas Tribune

DPM and Sky Bahamas chief accused of $30 mil. “bogus loan” fraud - EyeWitness NewsDPM and Sky Bahamas chief accused of $30 mil. “bogus loan” fraud  EyeWitness News

Bahamian travel writer launches Digital Travel & Hospitality Expo - EyeWitness NewsBahamian travel writer launches Digital Travel & Hospitality Expo  EyeWitness News

Govt looking to “broaden” economic permanent residency – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsGovt looking to “broaden” economic permanent residency – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

Bahamas targets summit for conference planners - Bahamas TribuneBahamas targets summit for conference planners  Bahamas Tribune

Turnquest - will he ride this out? - Bahamas TribuneTurnquest - will he ride this out?  Bahamas Tribune

MOTA appoints 14 diving, boating ambassadors – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsMOTA appoints 14 diving, boating ambassadors – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

BAHFSA debunks reports of lettuce recall – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsBAHFSA debunks reports of lettuce recall – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

The Bahamas' Atlantis Paradise Island Is Reopening - Caribbean JournalThe Bahamas' Atlantis Paradise Island Is Reopening  Caribbean Journal

School destroyed by Hurricane Dorian ready to welcome back pupils - Bahamas - ReliefWebSchool destroyed by Hurricane Dorian ready to welcome back pupils - Bahamas  ReliefWeb

Bermuda vs Bahamas Cruises: How Are They Different? - Cruise RadioBermuda vs Bahamas Cruises: How Are They Different?  Cruise Radio

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Sells One of its Two Ships - The Maritime ExecutiveBahamas Paradise Cruise Line Sells One of its Two Ships  The Maritime Executive

Bahamas Crisis Response Plan 2020 - Bahamas - ReliefWebBahamas Crisis Response Plan 2020 - Bahamas  ReliefWeb

Bahamas Paradise confirms the sale of Grand Celebration - Seatrade Cruise NewsBahamas Paradise confirms the sale of Grand Celebration  Seatrade Cruise News

New COVID-19 cases drop 29 percent – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsNew COVID-19 cases drop 29 percent – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

New AOPA Pilot Guides inform Bahamas, Caribbean getaways - AOPA PilotNew AOPA Pilot Guides inform Bahamas, Caribbean getaways  AOPA Pilot

Ban oil drilling in Bahamas - Bahamas TribuneBan oil drilling in Bahamas  Bahamas Tribune

Man killed after boat runs aground off Yamacraw - EyeWitness NewsMan killed after boat runs aground off Yamacraw  EyeWitness News

Fishers Alliance hails “loophole” removing legislation – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsFishers Alliance hails “loophole” removing legislation – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

RBC announces completion of renovation work on Freeport branch - EyeWitness NewsRBC announces completion of renovation work on Freeport branch  EyeWitness News

Bahamas Government Postpones Junkanoo Parades - Caribbean News - caribbeannationalweekly.comBahamas Government Postpones Junkanoo Parades - Caribbean News  caribbeannationalweekly.com

CG Atlantic to offer COVID travel insurance for the Bahamas - Cayman CompassCG Atlantic to offer COVID travel insurance for the Bahamas  Cayman Compass

Florida-based Bahamian association still assisting Hurricane Dorian victims over a year later - EyeWitness NewsFlorida-based Bahamian association still assisting Hurricane Dorian victims over a year later  EyeWitness News

Bahamas Crisis Center pledges full support of White Ribbon Day Campaign 2020 - EyeWitness NewsBahamas Crisis Center pledges full support of White Ribbon Day Campaign 2020  EyeWitness News

Forbes: We are not out of the second wave yet - EyeWitness NewsForbes: We are not out of the second wave yet  EyeWitness News

An oily Bahamas Christmas - Bahamas TribuneAn oily Bahamas Christmas  Bahamas Tribune

Turnquest denies conspiracy claim - Bahamas TribuneTurnquest denies conspiracy claim  Bahamas Tribune

Bahamas Paradise's Grand Celebration Likely Getting Scrapped - Cruise Industry NewsBahamas Paradise's Grand Celebration Likely Getting Scrapped  Cruise Industry News

Sofia Richie Goes Makeup-Free in the Bahamas: See Photo - Life&Style WeeklySofia Richie Goes Makeup-Free in the Bahamas: See Photo  Life&Style Weekly

Popular GGYA youth programme adapts to COVID-19 pandemic - EyeWitness NewsPopular GGYA youth programme adapts to COVID-19 pandemic  EyeWitness News

BREEF wins global film award for transforming society - EyeWitness NewsBREEF wins global film award for transforming society  EyeWitness News

The Bahamas gains a new fleet of national security drones - DroneDJThe Bahamas gains a new fleet of national security drones  DroneDJ

DNA leader joins calls for DPM's resignation – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsDNA leader joins calls for DPM's resignation – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

BPGA announces 2020 golf championship – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsBPGA announces 2020 golf championship – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

In-school classes 'going well' in Grand Bahama - Bahamas TribuneIn-school classes 'going well' in Grand Bahama  Bahamas Tribune

What's Happening to Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line? - Cruise CriticWhat's Happening to Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line?  Cruise Critic

Mortgage Corp undertaking “complete” financing and accounting restructure - EyeWitness NewsMortgage Corp undertaking “complete” financing and accounting restructure  EyeWitness News

Judge rejects Bahamas Paradise settlement in crew case - Miami HeraldJudge rejects Bahamas Paradise settlement in crew case  Miami Herald

DPM remains focused on work ahead – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsDPM remains focused on work ahead – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

Man and woman found dead in car – Eye Witness News - EyeWitness NewsMan and woman found dead in car – Eye Witness News  EyeWitness News

Former Sky Bahamas employees claim they are owed $740000 in back pay - EyeWitness NewsFormer Sky Bahamas employees claim they are owed $740000 in back pay  EyeWitness News

Proactive oil and gas weekly highlights: Bahamas Petroleum, Mosman, 88 Energy, TomCo, Block Energy, SDX, Zephyr - Proactive Investors UKProactive oil and gas weekly highlights: Bahamas Petroleum, Mosman, 88 Energy, TomCo, Block Energy, SDX, Zephyr  Proactive Investors UK

Fight against Bahamas oil drilling attracts huge international backing - EyeWitness NewsFight against Bahamas oil drilling attracts huge international backing  EyeWitness News

Bahamas Private Island Lists for $35 Million - Caribbean JournalBahamas Private Island Lists for $35 Million  Caribbean Journal

VIDEO: Bahamas’ Sad Hunk Jurvanen finds happiness in the Atlantic bubble - TheChronicleHerald.caVIDEO: Bahamas’ Sad Hunk Jurvanen finds happiness in the Atlantic bubble  TheChronicleHerald.ca

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

Hurricane Isaias drenches Bahamas as Florida braces for storm - The GuardianHurricane Isaias drenches Bahamas as Florida braces for storm  The Guardian