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Posted on 12 October 2016 | 1:15 pm

Exuma In 'Two Month Drag' Via Sandals Closure
Bahamas Tribune
#Sandals, in a statement issued yesterday, said the Emerald Bay property - Exuma's 'anchor project' - would re-open on December 15, given that it “requires more extensive repairs than initial estimates” projected following Hurricane Matthew's passage.

Posted on 10 October 2016 | 3:21 pm

Anglican schools in New Providence, Exuma and Grand Bahama to remain closed until further notice
The Anglican Central Education Authority wishes to advise that following initial assessments of our schools in New Providence, Exuma and Grand Bahama, post Hurricane Matthew, the decision has been made for them to remain closed until further notice.

Posted on 10 October 2016 | 11:52 am


Hurricane Matthew affects two Sandals resorts in Bahamas
Travel Weekly
The reopening of the Sandals Royal Bahamian in Nassau was postponed from Oct. 15 to Oct. 25 because of damage sustained from Hurricane Matthew, and the Sandals Emerald Bay in Exuma has closed and will reopen Dec. 15 because of hurricane ...
Sandals Reschedules Resort Re-Openings Due to Hurricane Matthew DamageTravelPulse

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Posted on 8 October 2016 | 1:11 pm


Most Airports In The Islands Of The Bahamas Open following Hurricane Matthew's Passing
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) gave the all clear for the entire Commonwealth of The Bahamas shortly before 9 a.m. on Friday. The Department of Civil Aviation has re-opened the following airports effective October 7th 2016: Exuma; ...
Guests at Resorts in Bahamas Make it Through Hurricane Matthew SafelyTravelPulse
Buildings and homes, power grid in northern Bahamas hard hit by Matthew, but people sparedMiami Herald
Nema Begins Evacuations In The Southeast BahamasBahamas Tribune
thebahamasweekly.com -The Bahama Journal -Reliefweb
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Posted on 8 October 2016 | 9:37 am

Caribbean Journal

Sandals Weathers Hurricane in Exuma
Caribbean Journal
While Hurricane Matthew passed over Exuma as a Category 3 storm, Sandals' Emerald Bay resort sustained just “superficial damage,” according to the company. The resort never lost power and guests remained comfortable, Sandals said in a statement ...

Posted on 8 October 2016 | 5:01 am

Exuma Man Breaks Hip Putting Up Shutters
Bahamas Tribune
#EXUMA “held up pretty well” in the face of Hurricane Matthew, initial assessments indicate, according to Exuma's chief councillor, Brian Strachan. #However, a 69-year-old broke his hip after falling in his home while attempting to put up shutters, The ...

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Posted on 6 October 2016 | 6:16 pm

CBS News

Hurricane Matthew tears through the Bahamas
CBS News
EXUMA ISLAND, Bahamas -- Hurricane Matthew tore through the Bahamas Thursday night, the wind and storm surge was so powerful boats were smashed onto shore. Hurricane winds over 140 mph ripped the roof off of a house in the Bahamas. CBS News ...
Bahamas blasted by Hurricane MatthewMiami Herald
Analysis: New Providence Hit By Matthew's Dangerous Eyewall Right SideBahamas Tribune
NASA sees Hurricane Matthew heading for the BahamasPhys.Org
GlobeNewswire (press release) -Wall Street Journal -WANE (blog)
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Posted on 4 October 2016 | 1:13 pm

Local 10

Employees prepare Exuma's popular 'swimming pigs' as Hurricane...
Local 10
EXUMA, BAHAMAS - Tourists bypass the best beaches in Exuma every day in favor of the area's most popular attraction: swimming pigs. The animals have an entire island to themselves deep in the Atlantic Ocean, and they've each adapted to a life of living ...
Exuma Chamber Chief Fearing 'One-Two Year' Setback From MatthewBahamas Tribune
Hurricane Matthew aftermath photos from Exuma, Bahamasthebahamasweekly.com

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Posted on 4 October 2016 | 10:09 am


Compass Cay Marina
Compass Cay Marina is suitable for anyone who wants to disconnect and experience solitude and tranquillity in the picturesque environment of the Exuma islands. Spread around the island of Compass Cay, the resort's cottages offer stunning views of the ...
Airports in Bahamas to be Closed for Hurricane Matthew on Wednesday, October 5ththebahamasweekly.com

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Posted on 27 September 2016 | 1:11 pm

Exuma 'Crushed' By Btc Problems
Bahamas Tribune
#The Chamber said developments such as the pending new Exuma International Airport; the November opening of a five-star resort on Stocking Island; the February Point development; and the $200 million eco-friendly resort project set for the Exuma Cays ...

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Adventures In Exuma -- Jacqui blogs and photographs her adventures on Exuma. She and husband Bill settle in to their new home on the island with their dogs and cats in tow -- Abbey, Cooper, Macy and Mercury...

This Old Boat -- Follow the travels of George and Jane as they make their colorful pilgrimage to Georgetown , Exuma on their boat Galena with various stops along the way such as Warderick Wells Cay, Staniel Cay and Black Point...

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