Bahamas. During the year, five school boys aged 11 to 14 disappeared inexplicably on the main island of Grand Bahama. According to Countryaah.com, Bahamas Independence Day is July 10. The public was shocked by the disappearance and rumors spread that it was a serial murder or that a devil sect was behind it. Both the British Scotland Yard and the US FBI helped the Bahamas police investigate the disappearances. When one of the boys was found dead, it eventually led to four boys aged 11 to 15 in October being arrested and charged for involvement in the boy’s death.
|Gross domestic product (GDP)||$ 12,060,000,000|
|GDP growth rate||1.40%|
|GDP per capita||$ 32,400|
|GDP by sector|
|Proportion of the population below the national poverty line||9.3%|
|Distribution of household income|
|Lower 10%||k. A.|
|Industrial production growth rate||1.50%|
|National debt||54.60% of GDP|
|Foreign exchange reserves||$ 922,100,000|
|Number of visitors||1,427,000|
Federal Republic of The Bahamas Brief Guide
According to AbbreviationFinder, the Bahamas island nation in the Northern Caribbean consists of more than three thousand islands and is one of the most popular travel destinations in the Caribbean offering high quality services. It is the most prosperous state in the Western hemisphere after the United States and Canada.
The main islands of the Bahamas are sixteen and each offers a different experience for the tourist; turquoise blue sea, pink, white or golden sandy beaches, rainforests, coral reefs, golf, sailing, quality restaurants and luxury hotels. Between the largest islands, Bimin, Nassau, Paradise Island and Grand Bahama, it is easy to travel on domestic flights and the smallest islands can be conveniently reached by boat or helicopter, making island hopping in the Bahamas effortless.
The Bahamas offers a variety of activities from island history and pirate museums to nature hiking, horseback riding, golf, sailing, diving and snorkeling. The main islands have good shopping and quality restaurants. Accommodation options on the islands range from sumptuous private villas to all-inclusive beachfront resorts – specializing in the Bob Marley family-owned resort in Nassau!
|Area||A total of 13,800 km 2|
|Currency||Bahamian dollar or US dollar|
|How to fly||Via Miami, London or New York|
|New York or Miami|
|Ship connections||Intra-Bahamian and inter-island connections|
|Combine||The proximity of Florida makes the Bahamas a good beach resort for visitors to Orlando theme parks (Dinsney, Lego, Sea World, etc.), for example. The Bahamas is also a popular transit country between the United States and Cuba, as a direct connection is not possible due to the trade embargo.|
|Golf||Yes, numerous good quality fields on all the main islands|
|The best time to travel||Between January-May or November-December|