• Direct Tampa Flights Increase Airlift to Abaco

    Direct Tampa Flights Increase Airlift to Abaco

    Abaco held a grand welcome for the inaugural flight from Tampa Bay, Florida by Silver Airways on Saturday, February 14 with a special ceremony highlighting the benefits of the new connection....

  • Mitchell Meets Gov’t Agencies Ahead of Immigration Measures

    Mitchell Meets Gov’t Agencies Ahead of Immigration Measures

    Fred Mitchell, Minister of Immigration and Foreign Affairs, held staging meetings with multiple agencies ahead of intensive immigration checks set for Abaco possibly “within the next 42 days”....

  • Superstars Win 2015 Junkanoo Parade

    Superstars Win 2015 Junkanoo Parade

    Despite the cooler than usual temperature, thousands of visitors and locals came together to watch the beautiful display of colours and dancing and feel the rhythm February 21 as the annual ‘Love Rush’ Junkanoo parade conclude with a new winner for the first time in many years....

  • Spectacular Performances Mark Junior Junkanoo Parade

    Spectacular Performances Mark Junior Junkanoo Parade

    The 2015 Love Rush Junkanoo Parade enjoyed a number of firsts this year as the celebratory weekend of Junkanoo and Bahamian culture kicked off on Feb. 20-21. The event was sponsored by BTC and Bahamian Brewing Company....

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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

  • 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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  • Is This Government For Real?

    Please allow me a space in your paper. I really want to know if this government is for real! The economy is not where it needs to be, especially in Grand Bahama where the people are hurting the most....

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  • From the Editor's Desk: Tick. Toc.

    Government pensions are a ticking time bomb. But as long as the political parties use the civil servants as a vote farm, it does not matter how much VAT money we raise - it will not fill the hole that...

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  • From the Editor's Desk: Following the Greats

    When our community loses a great man or woman we feel it immediately. We feel it collectively. These are the people who built. Created. Taught....

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  • No to a Marina

    As a follow up to our meeting on January 8, 2015, we as members of the Association of Little Harbour Property Owners, would like to thank you for meeting with us, especially as it was on such short no...

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