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Everything you need to know if you have plans to travel to the Bahamas

The Bahamas reopened to international travellers on July 1. But after a spike in coronavirus cases, the country decided to close its borders to US residents. That order was quickly reversed, and now the country has placed a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all incoming visitors. Once the quarantine is over, […]
Everything you need to know if you have plans to travel to the Bahamas
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Spring breakers kept hitting the beaches amid the coronavirus pandemic — and now some have tested positive. Here’s how 7 hot spots around the world handled the influx of partiers.

The coronavirus pandemic coincided with spring break 2020, but students across the world continued spring breaking anyway. But as the coronavirus continued to spread across the US and the world, some of the hottest spring break destinations, like Miami and Fort Lauderdale, cancelled spring break. Others, like South Padre Island, […]
Spring breakers kept hitting the beaches amid the coronavirus pandemic — and now some have tested positive. Here’s how 7 hot spots around the world handled the influx of partiers.
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Conch may disappear from the Bahamas, so the government is stepping in

Conch is an important part of the Bahamas’ economy and culture. Conch exports brought in over $US5 million to the country in 2018, and conch salad is a cultural icon of the islands. But the conch population is threatened by extreme weather and overfishing. Populations have declined as much as […]
Conch may disappear from the Bahamas, so the government is stepping in
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Bahamas officials deny suppressing the death toll from Hurricane Dorian, as aid workers report seeing far more bodies than official figures suggest

Bahamian Health Minister Duane Sands dismissed accusations that the government is suppressing the true death toll from Hurricane Dorian, calling the narrative “false” and “unfortunate”. As of Monday evening, the official death toll stood at 50, but reports from aid workers in the Great Abaco area suggest that the figure […]
Bahamas officials deny suppressing the death toll from Hurricane Dorian, as aid workers report seeing far more bodies than official figures suggest
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A cruise ship sailed 1,500 Hurricane Dorian evacuees from the Bahamas to Florida

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Lines took 1,550 Hurricane Dorian evacuees on its Grand Celebration Humanitarian Cruise ship Saturday. The Bahamians were sailed back to West Palm Beach, Florida. At least 40 people have died since the hurricane struck the Bahamas last weekend, and 70,000 were left homeless. Several cruise lines announced […]
A cruise ship sailed 1,500 Hurricane Dorian evacuees from the Bahamas to Florida