• Your Abaconian Minute: March 20, 2015

    Your Abaconian Minute: March 20, 2015

    Department of Immigration in Abaco, Deputy Prime Minister inspects road works, Annual World’s Shortest St. Patricks Day Parade....

  • Communication by Fred Mitchell on Abaco Immigration Checks

    Communication by Fred Mitchell on Abaco Immigration Checks

    Following on a report that 60 people believed to be from Haiti slipped in undetected into Abaco and without visas in the early hours of 12th March, a period of more intensive checks has been mounted in Abaco by the Department of Immigration beginning today. ...

  • Second Home Owners and Visitors Entertained  at People to People Function

    Second Home Owners and Visitors Entertained at People to People Function

    The yearly “People to People” event was organized by the Ministry of Tourism to acknowledge and thank second- home owners and visitors to Abaco was held this year in Treasure Cay at Coco Bar on February 25....

  • ECC Raises the Roof

    ECC Raises the Roof

    Two benefit concerts for the Every Child Counts School were held on March 5 and 6, the first in Hope Town and the second in the Pavilion at the Abaco Beach Resort. Both musical evenings which featured the voices of ECC students and friends were held under the theme 'Raise the Roof ' and were very well attende...

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  • FAO Assists Marine Policy Development

    The Department of Marine Resources (DMR), in conjunction with the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), held a presentation to engage local fishermen in the work of creating ...

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  • Bonefishing History and Research in Abaco

    A history of bonefishing in Florida and how it developed on Abaco, together with some useful tips on bonefishing, was presented by Cindy Pinder at this year’s Art for the Parks event. Mrs. Pinder is...

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  • South Island Solar Aims to Light Up Abaco

    Mike Lightbourn is very much a man of the environment, always wanting the best for the health of the community. He is well known by many for the delicious fresh produce grown on his farm but he has re...

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  • Abaco Business Owners and Consumers Respond to VAT

    The Bahamas Government unleashed its consumer-based tax – Value Added Tax (VAT) – at a rate of 7.5 percent on January 1, 2015. Since that time, a number of business owners and consumers have expre...

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  • Local Businesses Capture Cacique Awards

    The Abaco Tourist Office is happy to announce that two (2) of the three (3) finalists from Abaco, were successful in capturing the prestigious Cacique Award, at the 16th Cacique Awards held on Satur...

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Opinion

  • Where’s the Community Dialogue?

    On Feb. 22, 2015 you wrote a letter to the Association of Little Harbour Property Owners stating that you intend to proceed with your marina project "without additional consultation with Little Harbo...

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  • Green Turtle Being Ignored

    Please allow me to express my concerns on the deteriorating conditions of Green Turtle Cay....

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  • Thank You to Albury’s Ferry  

    Thank you goes a long way. I have been travelling the ferry for many years, and I am thankful for not only their service to the islands, but also their generosity and support of the local fundraisers....

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  • From the Editor's Desk: Spend it Before They Know

    Welcome to The Bahamas: where your government can raise taxes without license, spend your money without oversight and dictate your children’s future without your input. We as a people haven’t said...

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  • No to Little Harbour Marina

    My name is Edward Fessenden III and I am a homeowner in Little Harbour. I am writing you this letter to tell you why I believe a marina shouldn’t be built in Little Harbour. ...

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