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2013-02-07 08:26:03

NASSAU, Bahamas, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bahamas will make history on May 23, 2013 as its new $30 million Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium will serve as host to an exhibition match between Tottenham Hotspur Football Club and the Jamaican national football team on Nassau Paradise Island. Both teams accepted an invitation from the Government of The Bahamas, which set the stage for the first match featuring a Premier League Club in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. The match will...

2013-01-17 20:21:48

NASSAU, Bahamas, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Islands Of The Bahamas will showcase the destination in a new multi-million dollar advertising campaign designed to showcase some of the islands' most compelling features - turquoise water, stunning beaches, friendly people and the laid-back lifestyle that transports vacationers millions of miles from their everyday cares. The ad, the first in a series, will feature several celebrities associated with The Bahamas including former NBA star...

2013-01-07 08:20:07

MIAMI, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- South Florida businessman Joshua Kerrigan is pleased to announce that he and his business, Yacht Management, Inc., will be opening a new administrative office in the Bahamas over the course of this winter season. This is just one business move in a long line of recent successes for Joshua Kerrigan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130107/CG37547LOGO) "I love the Bahamas, personally, and there's a really vibrant yachting community there...

Fish Have Huge Nutrient Impacts On Marine Ecosystems
2012-12-12 09:33:47

University of Georgia Fish play a far more important role as contributors of nutrients to marine ecosystems than previously thought, according to researchers at the University of Georgia and Florida International University. In a pair of papers in the journal Ecology, they show that fish contribute more nutrients to their local ecosystems than any other source-enough to cause changes in the growth rates of the organisms at the base of the food web. Jacob Allgeier, a doctoral student in...

2012-11-27 08:22:58

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Boston Globe, a referendum next month will decide if some forms of gambling will be legalized in the Bahamas. But, warns Caribbean Cruise Line, scams known as "web shops" are currently the only way for islanders to participate in this pastime. In a recent article, The Boston Globe reports on the Bahamian prime minister's announcement regarding next month's gambling referendum. The referendum will decide whether some forms...

2012-11-02 15:22:08

NASSAU, Bahamas, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Islands Of The Bahamas are kicking off the year-long celebration of the 40(th) anniversary of independence with a tribute to an accomplished Bahamian son and international icon, Sir Sidney Poitier. The Oscar-winning actor and successful director will be feted with a fireworks spectacular today, where the western Paradise Island Bridge will be renamed in his honor. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121102/NY05462 ) The "To Sir...

2012-10-23 15:20:19

NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Classic racing cars that once made the circuit at Le Mans or Sebring will make their way through the streets of Nassau Paradise Island for Bahamas Speed Week, Nov. 24 thru Dec. 2, 2012. A popular racing event in the 1950s and 1960s and revived in 2011, the 2(nd) annual Bahamas Speed Week features an expanded schedule of events that will again restore the glamour and competition of open-wheel racing in the destination's capital. Vintage race cars...

2012-10-18 11:24:24

NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers can create a vacation package inclusive of all their favorite activities and take advantage of attractive discounts for bookings made before Nov. 12, 2012. Sun, sand and sea are easily paired with special events for film buffs, college basketball fans and car enthusiasts, and travelers can save up to $300 at participating hotels. From now through Nov. 12, travelers who book an air-inclusive package of six nights or longer to...

2012-10-16 15:20:14

NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau opened its new international arrivals terminal today. This is the second stage of the planned three-stage, $409 million redevelopment of The Bahamas' largest airport. The first visitors through the new facility arrived at 9:03 am on JetBlue flight 1791 from Fort Lauderdale. Arriving travelers found an entirely new first impression of the destination thanks to improvements to the physical...

Some Strength In Tropical Storm Patty's Brief Debut Seen By NASA
2012-10-13 11:14:40

Tropical Depression 16 formed on Oct. 11 and by 5 p.m. EDT that same day, it strengthened into Tropical Storm Patty. NASA's TRMM and Terra satellite's captured imagery on Patty's rainfall intensity and cloud heights, both of which showed strong, high thunderstorms around the center of circulation. On Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. EDT the National Hurricane Center (NHC) announced the formation of tropical depression sixteen (TD16) northeast of the Bahamas. Earlier, at 0422 UTC (12:22 a.m. EDT), the...


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2008-02-06 15:18:07

The Caribbean Dove (Leptotila jamaicensis), is a species of bird in the Columbidae family, which include doves and pigeons. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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