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Canishka Alexander

Canishka Alexander was born in New Providence, but spent most of her childhood years on Abaco. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Abilene Christian University.

Although she has accomplished many things in life, her greatest accomplishment is being a mother to her four children. She loves God, her country and people of all cultures.

BHCA Formed to Assist People in Need, Clean up Community

After the last fire ravaged the Mudd, it prompted Emmanuel Fernander to start thinking about the future needs of the Haitian community. The fire took place in the early morning hours of Jan 28, 2018. “I started thinking and talking to some friends to see how we could come together …

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Miss Teen Abaco 2018 Crowned

The six lovely contestants of the Miss Teen Abaco Pageant graced the stage together as “Blossoming Beauties” for one last time at the Pageant Finale held at the Murphy Town Community Center on Nov. 24. Once again, the contestants were: Carissa Francois, Miss Hibiscus; Ronnycha Baptiste, Miss Yellow Elder; Fanaeya …

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Abaco Neem Reaches 25-year Milestone

October 4, 2018 marked the 25th anniversary of Abaco Neem. It was the day that Nick Miaoulis, owner, planted the first Neem tree on his farm after being introduced to Neem at a botanical show in Gainesville, Florida. Fortunately, Nick grew up in a family business and had successfully run …

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Green Turtle Hosts Kashmir Reckley Basketball Tournament

Green Turtle Cay was abuzz with excitement as four junior basketball teams arrived on the quaint community on October 26 and 27 to participate in the 1st Kashmir Reckley Basketball Tournament. The aim of the tournament was to raise awareness about lupus and to garner funds to assist those who …

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Culinary, Baking Professional Transforms Family Business

Chante Basden is now at the helm of the family bakery business – Da Bes’ Yet Bakery & Patisserie. For as long as she can remember, baking has always been a passion of hers. “Since the age of five, I was always fascinated with the kitchen and would always ask …

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Woman Honoured for Exemplary Service to Little Abaco Communities

The communities of Little Abaco came together to celebrate one of their own at a service held at Zion Baptist Church in Fox Town on Oct. 21. Joycelyn McIntosh learned just how much she is respected and appreciated after receiving a plaque and monetary gifts for her dedicated, unwavering service …

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CAPS Receives Donations of Backpacks and Supplies on Opening Day

The opening day for students of Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) held a wonderful surprise. Skylar and Holden Elder, representatives of Friends of Abaco, visited the school on Sept. 3 to donate 1,000 back-to-school backpacks for students. The Elders thanked the members of Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club and …

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St. Thomas Baptist Church Celebrates 11th Pastoral Anniversary

Just Rev. Elon and Lady McIntosh celebrated their 11th Pastoral Anniversary at St. Thomas Baptist Church in Wood Cay with nightly services on Aug. 30-31 ending with a closing-out service on Sept. 2. “Pressing toward the Mark for the Prize in Christ Jesus” was the Scriptural theme, while “Higher Ground” …

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Up-and-coming Producer Releases First Music Album

Jameko McKenzie is the mastermind behind the Sity Lyfe music artist name. A breakdown of the acronym that forms the name gives better insight into McKenzie’s life experience, which he expresses through music. “SITY: System Ignore The Youths, and LYFE: Live Your Full Entitlement,” he revealed. Born in New Providence, …

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Min. Darren Henfield Visits with Students of North Abaco

During a school visit at S.C. Bootle High School on Sept. 6, the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for North Abaco, outlined his accomplishments as a young man raised in Dundas Town to inspire the youth in attendance. “You can come right out of …

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