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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.

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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Royal Squad Fitness Classes Build Self-Esteem, Encourage Healthy Lifestyle

She’s a young, vibrant wife and mother of two. She is fun-loving, adventurous, and aggressive. So, who is she? Introducing: Shanae Roberts. “I am also a proactive individual that lives by the motto, ‘Life is what you make it; why not make it beautiful?’”  Taking a trip down memory lane, …

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Little Abaco Township Beautifies Communities with Big Clean Up

The Little Abaco Township Committee extended an invitation to the communities of Little Abaco to participate in ‘The Big Clean Up’ on March 23. Residents of Cedar Harbor, Wood Cay, Mount Hope, Fox Town, and Crown Haven answered the call to beautify their communities. According to Michelle McIntosh, chairman, 80 …

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Neighbourhood Watch Groups to be Established

The Ministry of National Security under the visionary leadership of Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr. Stephen Dean, recently launched a new and innovative program called the National Neighborhood Watch Council (NNWC), which all Neighborhood Watch Groups (NWG) fall under in and throughout The Bahamas. With the launch of such …

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Abaco Tennis Association Offers Free Clinics

Abaco Tennis Association (ATA) tennis clinics are in full swing every week. Established in September 2016, Cameel McDonald, ATA president of the Abaco Tennis Association, said that there are currently 12 juniors enrolled in the free tennis clinics, which are held every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at …

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Chamber, Education and Partners Spearhead Career and Technical Education Month

Under the theme, “Building Bridges, Closing Gaps… One Student at a Time,” the Department of Education’s Abaco District, in partnership with the Abaco Chamber of Commerce, Starfish Construction, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort and Baker’s Bay Golf Resort, staged a set of activities to commemorate Career and Technical …

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Local Businessman Organizes Island-Wide Beach Clean-Ups

Errol Thurston Jr. of Errol Thurston Bahamas is doing his part with the help of his relatives to beautify the island of Abaco. So far, the family has targeted three public beaches – Reds Bay, Bahama Coral Island and Snake Cay – for their beach clean-up campaign. According to Thurston, …

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Anonymous Donor Makes Donation to Crossing Rocks Primary School

Last week, the students of Crossing Rocks Primary School were the recipients of a generous donation of school supplies from an anonymous donor. Needless to say, everyone at the school was grateful for the donation, which included new backpacks for the students as well. “May God continue to bless them …

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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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