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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.

Princess Athena Alexis Crowned as ABKC Bahamas Champion

Princess Athena Alexis is the new American Bully Kennel Club (ABKC) Champion for The Bahamas. Owned by Kara Butler-Wight, Athena competed in the 4th Annual Bahamas Bully Show held on August 5 at Queen’s College. The event also included a fun show segment. “Princess Athena Alexis Butler, owned by me, …

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Sign Language Camp Held for Third Year in a Row

“Deaf people can do anything hearing people can except hear.”- Dr. King Jordan. From July 22-26, The International Christian Centers for the Deaf (ICCD) partnered with Abundant Life Bible Church to host its 3rd Annual Sign Language Summer Camp at Agape Christian School’s Grace Gym in Marsh Harbour. Led by Kayla Rohr, ICCD …

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Police Summer Camps Conclude in August

Leading up to the close of the Abaco Police Summer Camps, the campers practiced reciting the prayer, charge and Bahamas Constitutional Preamble in time for the closing ceremony held on Aug. 2. There were a number of daily activities enjoyed by the campers as well. On July 24, Perez Curry and Ranger Treneil …

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NevandriaLyriic Releases Single in Memory of Her Late Aunt

By Canishka Alexander The silky smooth voice of Abaco songbird, Nevandria Rolle has hit the airwaves once again this summer in an unforgettable performance on the Homegrown podcast with G Cole. Nevandria recently released her new single, “Your Light,” in honor of her Aunt Rebecca Davis, who passed away from …

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Concern Grows Over Pets Left Unattended in Hot Vehicles

By Canishka Alexander It’s a growing concern, and one that affects pets worldwide. Abaco is no exception. As a receptionist and assistant to Dr. Derrick Bailey at Island Veterinary Clinic for almost 19 years, Chamara Parotti recently addressed the alarming issue of pets being left unattended inside of hot vehicles. …

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South Abaco District Swimming Camp Facilitated by National Aquatics Instructors

By Canishka Alexander Last month, the South Abaco District Council hosted a Sandy Point Swimming Camp. According to the organizers, it was a tremendous success.  Facilitating the event was Bahamas Aquatics National Instructors, Manson Roberts Sr., and his son, Manson Roberts Jr., both natives of Sandy Point. Their goal was …

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Abaco’s Snipers Darts Team Wins Eleuthera Tournament

By Canishka Alexander Abaco is always a force to be reckoned with when it comes to just about every sport, and darts is no different. In mid-June, Abaco’s Snipers darts team players travelled to Savannah Sound, Eleuthera to compete in the Champs Cup against teams from other islands, which included …

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Abaco Dance & Wellness Studio

By Canishka Alexander “At the early age of three, I instantly fell in love with dance,” recalled Michelle Russell. Through her company, Abaco Dance & Wellness Studio, Michelle began offering a range of ballet, Jazz, Acro and Hip-hop dance classes for participants from the ages of three years old to …

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Cultural Mime Entertainment and Fergies Conch Salad

By Canishka Alexander What do pantomiming and conch salad have in common? Just ask Carvan Ferguson, sole proprietor of Cultural Mime Entertainment & Fergies Conch Salad. “I am bringing something creative and unique to the tourism industry; I’m the pioneer of all two creative ideas,” he boasted. “I have been …

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School Performances Highlighted During 2019 National Arts Festival

The 60th E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications took place from April 8-11 on the island of Abaco, beginning with Crossing Rocks Primary School on the first day. The students of Crossing Rocks Primary contributed outstanding performances in the categories of visual arts, choral verse speaking and choir. According …

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