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Canishka Alexander

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.

Visitor Discovers Message in a Bottle from Portuguese Author

Beachcomber Jean Logan of Alexandria, Va. was walking on Ocean Beach in front of the Coco Bay Cottages on Green Turtle Cay on July 14 around 4 p.m. to collect trash when she happened upon a fascinating discovery. Instead of trash, she found treasure. Nestled in the sand was a bottle containing a message from …

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Miss World Abaco Places as First Runner Up in Miss World Pageant

Miss World Abaco Sharonique Russell was recognized as the first runner up in the Miss World Pageant on July 30. This year’s theme was “Metamorphosis.” Regarding her new status, the Abaco beauty said: “But God! What He has for you – you cannot run from. I would love to take …

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Athlete, Model & Actor: Abaco Native Seeks to Share “McSpiration”

Photos of McDonald Jean-Louis were featured in the pages of ‘Essence Magazine’ last month as the magazine’s top pick for its “Man Crush Monday” (MCM). Founded in 1968, ‘Essence’ prizes itself in being first in news, entertainment and motivation for black women. Its pages also feature some of the most …

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Annual RBDF Youth Summer Camp Empowers Tomorrow’s Leaders

The 3rd Annual Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Youth Summer Camp’s Abaco Division Closing Ceremony was held at Friendship Tabernacle on Aug. 4, 2017. The ceremony’s theme was: “Empowering Leaders for Tomorrow.” Throughout the six weeks of camp, the campers were exposed to many principles that would guide them throughout …

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Bulldogs and Sharks Face Off During Independence Weekend

The Abaco Softball Association’s scheduled games for July 7-8 did not go as planned in light of many activities planned in observance of Bahamas Independence Day festivities. Nevertheless, the 5 Star Ag & Turf Bulldogs and Divine Construction Sharks showed up to play their game on Saturday evening.

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ICCD Partners with Local Churches, School to Offer Sign Language Camp on Abaco

The International Christian Centers for the Deaf (ICCD) partnered with Marsh Harbour Gospel Chapel and Agape Christian School to offer a Sign Language Camp at Grace Gym from July 3 to July 7.

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Goombay Festival Kicks Off Independence Weekend Festivities

The Ministry of Tourism’s Goombay Summer Festival was the first event to take place on July 7, 2017 at BAIC Park during The Bahamas’ 44th Independence weekend festivities.

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Miss World Abaco 2017 Advocates for Child Protection

Abaco beauty Sharonique Russell, 20, is competing as Miss World Abaco 2017.

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Bulldogs, Diamond Dollz Dominant in June Games

On June 16, the Divine Construction Sharks took on the Nagico Insurance Sluggers at the Murphy Town Ball Field. Sharks player Troy Bullard went 3-for-4 with six runs batted in (RBIs). The winning pitcher was Jason Scott who delivered eight strikeouts, four runs, and six hits.

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Paul Knowles Honoured as Teacher of the Year during Special Assembly

Under the theme: “A Teacher of Excellence: Rewarding Service Beyond Self,” Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) Teacher Paul G. Knowles received twofold honour as Teacher of the Year during a special assembly on May 31.

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