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2013-10-25 16:21:04

Expanded and Improved Airport Accommodates 50 Percent More Passengers, Jumbo Aircraft NASSAU, The Bahamas, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau officially opened its new terminal for domestic flights and international departures on Wednesday, Oct. 23, marking the completion of a four-year, $409 million redevelopment of The Bahamas' largest airport. The new 606,000 sq. ft. LPIA is capable of accommodating 50 percent more passengers (more...

2013-10-21 08:27:41

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (The Sports Network) -- Gaming regulators and policy makers, casino managers and law enforcement officials will attend the Forum, to be held in the Bahamas, at the Atlantis Paradise Island between 28(th) and 30(th) October. Mickey Charles, CEO and President of The Sports Network and one of the most sought after speakers in the industry, will present on effective exploitation of sports betting and gaming opportunities in the Bahamas and the...

2013-07-11 12:20:21

The M/V Spree is the only liveaboard vessel of its class with an international load line KEY WEST, Fla., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning M/V Spree is excited to announce the availability of charter bookings to the Bahamas. With a new international load line designation, the M/V Spree now offers charters from Florida to the Bahamas, as well as cost-effective charters with a Bahamas-only departure and return. Charters are being accepted for fall and winter 2013 and...

2013-03-11 12:20:49

Bahamas Instant Savings Offer Extended to 2013 Spring/Summer Silver Airways Florida Airports Out Island Flight Schedule NASSAU, The Bahamas, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The perfect mix of relaxation and adventure await in The Islands Of The Bahamas. Travelers can now can take advantage of The Islands Of The Bahamas Instant Savings Offer from participating Florida airports onboard Silver Airways. From now through March 20, 2013, Silver Airways passengers who book Abaco, Bimini,...

2013-02-22 20:20:57

Music icon, actor and designer Lenny Kravitz, Spa-industry leader ESPA and National Art Gallery of The Bahamas to play key roles in Baha Mar experience; "Believe" foundation formed to shepherd philanthropy efforts. NASSAU, The Bahamas, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baha Mar, the $3.5 billion resort enclave rising in the Bahamian Riviera, celebrated its midway completion point yesterday with a "Roots and Wings" themed topping-off celebration. The festivities, held inside the active...

2013-02-12 12:22:21

NASSAU, The Bahamas, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The pristine beaches of The Bahamas attracted more than your average share of visitors in 2012. In December, The Exumas served as one of the key locations for the highly anticipated Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2013, which hit newsstands today, February 12(th) and will launch online at www.si.com/swimsuit. The Islands Of The Bahamas have served as a backdrop to many national and international film and photo shoots, and this marks the...

2013-02-11 08:27:41

NASSAU, Bahamas, Feb 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Having settled into a somewhat staid persona that belied its many charms--charms that attracted many a top celebrity to its powdery beaches--the Bahamas is embracing a new, glittering image, much in line with its very appealing status of tax shelter for foreign investors. Tucked in along the West Nassau coastline are the Caves Heights Oceanfront Condominiums, a private, gated community of exceptional two, three, and four bedroom penthouse condos....

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...


Latest the Bahamas Reference Libraries

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2008-10-16 17:57:20

The Royal Gamma (Gramma loreto) is a species of fish that is found naturally in the waters of the Bahamas, Venezuela, and the Lesser Antilles. It is widely popular in the aquarium trade. It is an ideal fish for most reef aquariums containing coral and other invertebrates. Although they can become aggressive towards other fish when kept in smaller tanks. The Royal Gamma is dark purple which fades to yellow in the back. It is similar to the False Gamma, with the exception of the fins. False...

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2008-06-16 14:32:21

The Hamlet (Hypoplectrus), is a grouping fish that is found mainly in coral reefs in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, particularly around Florida and the Bahamas. Hamlets are simultaneous hermaphrodites (or synchronous hermaphrodites): They have both male and female sexual organs at the same time as an adult. They seem quite at ease mating in front of divers, allowing observations in the wild to occur readily. They do not practice self-fertilization, but when they find a mate, the...

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2013-09-05 00:00:00

The Lagostino, Panulirus argus is a species of spiny lobster inhabiting the waters of the western Atlantic Ocean, from North Carolina down to eastern South America at depths from 100 to 300 feet. They dwell on reefs and in mangrove swamps, or habitats with some sort of cover. More familiar names for the species include Caribbean Spiny Lobster, Florida Spiny Lobster or West Indies Spiny Lobster. Shortened variations of the name could include Lagostino, Crawfish, Crayfish or Bug. The...

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