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Inagua

(ēnä`gwä), island group of the BahamasBahamas, the
, officially Commonwealth of the Bahamas, independent nation (2005 est. pop. 301,800), 4,403 sq mi (11,404 sq km), in the Atlantic Ocean, consisting of some 700 islands and islets and about 2,400 cays, beginning c.50 mi (80 km) off SE Florida and extending c.
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. A virtually isolated cluster at the southern end of the archipelago, it includes Great Inagua, Little Inagua, and some islets. Matthew Town is the chief settlement of Inagua. Salt production is the primary economic activity. Inagua is also known for its flamingos.
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To counter this activity, Minister Dames said, the Government has expressed its commitment to establish on the island of Inagua the HMBS Inagua Strategic Base.
Blue Marlin: Treasure Cay, Marsh Harbour, Cat Island, Harbor Island, Chub Cay, Bimini Far Out There: Great Inagua, Mayaguana, Crooked island
While the Bahamas generally avoided the worst of the destruction, the Morton Salt company, on Inagua, suffered significant damage to its production plant, where it employs 145 workers and is the main economic driver.
EDT Friday, the hurricane was centred about 55 miles (90 kilometres) northwest of Great Inagua Island and 495 miles (795 kilometres) southeast of Miami.
They ordered the evacuation of Mayaguana, Inagua, Crooked Island, Acklins, Long Cay and Ragged Island, (http://www.
In the Bahamas, emergency evacuations have been ordered for six southern islands -- Mayaguana, Inagua, Crooked Island, Acklins, Long Cay and Ragged Island.
Gran Canaria is renowned for its wellness industry - aloe vera is grown on the island - and at first the furthest we ventured was to the inby house, high-end Spa Inagua.
This species is known also from the Neotropical Region and has been reported from Inagua (Bahamas), Aruba (Netherlands Antilles) (Fiers 1986) in the Antillean subregion, in Morocoy Peninsula (Venezuela) (Fiers 1986) and in the Cananeia Lagoon estuarine system (Brazil), Brazilian subregion (Por et al.
Large loads are split up into smaller loads before entering the southern Bahamas, sometimes bypassing the customs station in Great Inagua, which is strategically located between the Turks and Caicos Islands, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica.
By yesterday morning, Matthew was passing east of the Bahamian island of Inagua, moving over open water on a path expected to take it very near the Bahamas capital of Nassau, and then Florida's Atlantic coast by tonight.
The Royal Bahamas Defense Force says the migrants were stopped in the 40-foot boat before dawn Monday northwest of the island of Inagua.
The excitement begins when they solve a riddle written on Roberts' recently discovered nautical chart and find indication that the treasure may lay within an island cave on Great Inagua Island, but danger looms off the Bahamian coast.