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Posted on 21 March 2017 | 12:40 pm

The Telegram

Lost in Exuma
The Telegram
Then it's on to Big Major Cay, home of Exuma's hottest and most surreal attraction, the swimming pigs. Yes, oinkers in the ocean, porkers who float, snorting for your attention and food. Our guide has wisely brought a loaf of bread and we feed slices ...

Posted on 17 March 2017 | 2:37 pm

Bahamas Tribune

More Than 60 Haitians Detained By Rbdf Off The Exuma Chain
Bahamas Tribune
#OVER 60 suspected Haitian migrants were apprehended in waters just off the Exuma chain on Wednesday evening, according to Royal Bahamas Defence Force officials. #According to a RBDF statement, patrol craft P-49 under Chief Petty Officer Ross ...

Posted on 16 March 2017 | 1:40 pm

The Eleutheran

RBDF apprehends Haitian migrants at northern end of Exuma Chain
The Eleutheran
While on routine patrol, patrol craft P-49 coxswained by Chief Petty Officer Ross Seymour, apprehended the migrants near the northern end of Ship Channel Cay, which lies at the northern end of the Exuma Chain. After they were intercepted in their ...

Posted on 13 March 2017 | 8:03 pm

Caribbean Journal

VIDEO: The View at Exuma's Peace and Plenty
Caribbean Journal
It's one of the most charming small hotels in the Bahamas: the historic Peace and Plenty inn, set in the heart of George Town. A favorite of many a celebrity over the years, it's now a throwback to another era of Bahamian travel. It's a place where the ...

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Posted on 6 March 2017 | 9:27 pm


Several swimming pigs found dead in Exuma
Travel Weekly
Several of the Bahamas' famous colony of swimming pigs in the Exumas were found dead and floating in the water late last month, leaving approximately 15 members of the colony still alive. Autopsies performed by the Bahamas Humane Society revealed ...
What Killed More Than Half a Dozen of the Bahamas' Swimming Pigs?Smithsonian

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Posted on 6 March 2017 | 4:28 pm

GlobeNewswire (press release)

UPDATE: The Islands Of The Bahamas Welcome Fyre Festival to The Exumas
GlobeNewswire (press release)
NASSAU, Bahamas, March 6, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bahamas is excited to host Fyre Festival 2017, slated to take place on April 28-30 and May 5-7 of this year. Set in the surrounding natural beauty of The Exuma Islands, Fyre Festival will deliver ...

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Posted on 3 March 2017 | 4:42 pm

GlobeNewswire (press release)

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism's statement on The Swimming Pigs of Big Major Cay, Exuma
GlobeNewswire (press release)
NASSAU, Bahamas, March 3, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism regrets the deaths of several of the swimming pigs, as recently reported. The world-famous swimming pigs of Exuma attract millions of visitors to The Bahamas ...
RIP swimming pigs: Several of the Bahamas' beloved porkers found deadPRI
Famous Swimming Pigs in the Bahamas Found Dead After Tourists Give Them AlcoholCosmopolitan.com
Some of The Bahamas' Famed Swimming Pigs Died After Tourists Reportedly Gave Them AlcoholComplex
Yachting and Boating World -SFGate -The Nassau Guardian
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Posted on 28 February 2017 | 9:20 pm

TownandCountrymag.com (blog)

Several of the Bahamas' Beloved Swimming Pigs Found Dead
TownandCountrymag.com (blog)
Feb 28, 2017. Seven of the Bahamas' famed swimming swine (who've splashed around with visitors in the Exumas for three decades) have been found dead, and the Bahamian government is currently investigating whether the tourists themselves are at fault.

Posted on 27 February 2017 | 7:40 pm

NBC 6 South Florida

Famous Exuma Swimming Pigs Found Dead
NBC 6 South Florida
The Bahamian government has banned tourists from feeding its famous Exuma swimming pigs after more than half a dozen porcine creatures were found dead. A draw for tourists, Exuma's Pig Beach on the uninhabited island of Big Major Cay has been ...
Exuma Pigs Found Dead, Tourists May Be to BlameCondé Nast Traveler
Bahamas' swimming pigs found dead 'after tourists give them rum'The Independent
What are the swimming pigs of the Bahamas, where is Pig Beach in Exuma and many pigs are there?The Sun
Metro -Kansas City Star -Local 10 -The Nassau Guardian
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Posted on 24 February 2017 | 6:57 pm

TravelPulse (blog)

See the Swimming Pigs on The Exuma Tour in The Bahamas
TravelPulse (blog)
Perhaps with your family pet, such as a dog, or maybe you've gone snorkeling or witnessed dolphins in the sea. But have you ever seen a pig in the ocean before? The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism details the famous pigs of Exuma, and how you can get up ...

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