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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.

ICCD Sign Language Camp: A Ministry to Reach the Deaf for Christ

The annual Sign Language Camp facilitated by the International Christian Centers for the Deaf (ICCD) commenced at Agape Christian School’s Grace Gym from July 23 to July 27. This year’s theme was: “Love God; Love People.” A familiar face on the island, Kayla Rohr, ICCD’s Missionary-Bahamas Coordinator and Sign Language …

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Abaco Darts Players Secure Three Medals at 9th WDF Championships

The Trinidad and Tobago Darts Association hosted the 9th World Darts Federation (WDF) Americas Cup and 22nd Caribbean Cup Darts Championships in July. Malcolm Spicer, president of WDF Americas, accompanied Team Bahamas to Trinidad. While there, Robin Albury won the America’s Cup in the men’s singles, and Shane Sawyer, placed …

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Campers Gain Wealth of Knowledge at RBPF Police Summer Camp

Under the theme: “Igniting the Dreams of our Children,” the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s (RBPF) Abaco Division hosted its 4th Annual Police Summer Camp 2018 at Patrick J. Bethel High School and S.C. Bootle High School from June 26 to July 20 for children ages five to 16 years old. …

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School Patron Makes Presentation to Most Outstanding PJBH Graduates

Jackline Jean-Jacques and Dremiko McIntosh were the worthy recipients of a $500 scholarship and plaque from Patrick Bethel, patron of the school – Patrick J. Bethel High School – they both graduated from last month. McIntosh and Jean-Jacques received recognition as the most outstanding male and female graduates, respectively, during …

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Leading Ladies Retreat Set to Empower, Give Voice to Young Women

The Leading Ladies Organization (LLO) co-founded by Chantel O’Brian and Moline Jeune-Pierre, will be hosting a three-day retreat at Treasure Cay Beach Resort from July 31 to Aug. 2. The theme is “Protect Our Girls,” and the focus of the retreat is solely on girls between the ages of 13 …

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Flag Raising and Cultural Extravaganza Reflects on Bahamas’ 45-Year Journey

The 45th Independence Cultural Extravaganza and Flag Raising Ceremony was held under the theme – “Celebrate Bahamas: We’ve Come This Far by Faith” – at the BAIC Park on July 9. The Master and Mistress of Ceremony were Dikembe Wilkinson and Khalea Richard. Bishop John McIntosh invoked the presence of …

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Flag Raising Ceremony Sets Tone for Bahamas’ 45th Independence Celebrations

The Central Abaco Independence Committee under the leadership of Senior Deputy Family Island Administrator Maxine Duncombe organized a Flag Raising Ceremony at the Bahamas Government Complex on July 6. Rachael Johnson proved to be an outstanding moderator as she ensured that all participants fulfilled their respective roles allowing the program …

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Two Abaconians Secure Bahamian Icon Awards

Founded in 2013, The Bahamian Icon Awards set forth on a mission to celebrate the exemplary achievements of men and women who have excelled in their respective industries and have therefore contributed to the overall development of The Bahamas. Accordingly, The Bahamian Icon Awards is a celebration of greatness. Among …

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The Me Project Founder Hosts Dream Board Event

In conjunction with The Gift of #Me, Jossette Beadle, founder of The Me Project, organized a Cupcakes, Convo and Dream Board Party event at the Dundas Town Burial Society Hall on June 23. The theme of the event was “Dare to Dream.” According to Beadle, the event was designed to …

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Illegal Dumping Sites Discovered Along S.C. Bootle Highway

Recently, several illegal dumping grounds were discovered near the S. C. Bootle Highway. According to Sgt. 2098 Huqlin Mullings, persons are committing the illegal act of dumping their trash, furniture and derelict vehicles along the service road northeast of the Bahamas Government Complex that leads to the S.C. Bootle Highway …

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