As the Bahamas celebrates 50 years of independence, here are 50 reasons why you should visit their beautiful islands.

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Hampton University welcomed 46 students displaced by Hurricane Dorian.

The island was hit hard by a Category 5 hurricane.

As thousands of Hurricane Dorian survivors evacuate the Bahamas, "Tourism is still thriving," Bahamas Consul General Theo Neilly said.

The saying that any publicity is good publicity was being put to the test after a travel agency was put on blast for advertising that a popular vacation resort there was still open for business while the Bahamas was still suffering from Hurricane Dorian.

Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas and proved all forecasts correct and then some by unleashing flooding and destruction across the Caribbean nation before it turns toward the United States.

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Sherrexia Rolle is the youngest person to run the largest Black-owned airline in the Bahamas.


Carnival Cruise Line recently selected Shaq as the “chief fun officer” of its brand.


Reco Scott, 32, disappeared while celebrating his honeymoon on a cruise ship that was headed to the Bahamas on Friday.

Errol Brown, the lead singer of the band responsible for the popular 1970s hit “You Sexy Thing,” died Wednesday, the BBC reports. Brown was 71-years-old. According to BBC, the singer was suffering from liver cancer. His manager, Phil Dale, said the death comes as a surprise. “Errol Brown MBE passed away in The Bahamas this morning with […]