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Bimini Sands Marina Holds Official "Blue Flag" Raising Ceremony‏ - Feb 12, 2014 - 11:30:38 AM

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South Bimini, Bahamas – The Blue Flag officially flies over Bimini Sands Marina, making it one of only four marinas in The Bahamas – and the only marina on Bimini – to have earned this prestigious environmental emblem. Presented by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), an international nonprofit and non-governmental organization, the Blue Flag is the highest award a marina can attain for environmental stewardship, education and safety. Bimini Sands Marina received its Blue Flag certification in September 2013 after a rigorous application and inspection process...
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Bimini Sands Marina Awarded Blue Flag Certification - Sep 20, 2013 - 2:17:58 PM

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South Bimini, Bahamas – The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), an international nonprofit and non-governmental organization, has awarded a Blue Flag to Bimini Sands Marina on South Bimini in the Bahamas. The Blue Flag is a voluntary “eco-label” that is awarded to marinas around the world based on their compliance with 24 criteria covering Environmental Education & Information, Water Quality, Environmental Management, Safety & Services.
 
Bimini Sands Marina received its Blue Flag certification on September 12, 2013 following a rigorous application and inspection process. To date, it is one of only four marinas in the Bahamas to achieve this environmental standard.
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Martin Luther King Remembered in Bimini - Jan 17, 2013 - 5:36:24 PM


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ALICE TOWN, BIMINI -
Nearly 45-years-ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. checked into the Big Game Club, a historic fishing resort on Bimini Bay, and spent time working on a speech he would deliver a few days later at the Mason Temple in Memphis on April 3, 1968.  He was assassinated the next day.

Dr. King first visited the resort in 1964 when he traveled to Bimini to work on his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.  Four years he was back in Bimini where he worked on completing his “I‘ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech...

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(VIDEO) Bimini Island - The Real Bahamas - Oct 4, 2009 - 11:01:51 PM

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It's better in the Bahamas! Welcome to the Out Islands of the Bahamas, or as we like to call it the REAL Bahamas. This video is about the island of Bimini. It is our intent to show a glimpse of our two hosts (Kevin Oestenstad and Jennifer Fox) discovering the Out Islands of the REAL Bahamas for the first time.

Join them on their journey to discover truly authentic Bahamian destination experiences in The Biminis. They get off the beaten path and SEEK what historical, natural, and cultural wonders these beautiful islands in the Bahamas offers to visitors.

What they found in Bimini completely changed their perspective of what they thought about the Bahamas. The Out Islands is not a place for everyone...
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About Bimini - Dec 14, 2006 - 9:31:20 AM

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BIMINI (Bi-mini), meaning, Mother of Many Waters, Bibi (Mother) and Mini (Waters), is a term and name in the Taino Native American Indian language of the Caribbean islands and is the original Pre-Columbian Taino Arawak name for the present day U.S. state of Florida. (from Wikipedia.com)

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