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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.

Community Supports Fundraiser for Woman’s Cochlear Implant

A Cochlear Implant Fundraiser, Cook-Out and Family Fun Day was held for LaSasha Williams on March 16 at BAIC Park. Scores of people joined the food line in support of the Abaco native while children enjoyed the bouncing castle and games and got their faces painted. For $12, there was …

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Junior Minister of Tourism Competition Names First Abaco Winner

Khalea Richard has made history for Abaco. On March 21, 2018 she became Abaco’s first student to win the Junior Minister of Tourism Competition in New Providence. The topic was: “Sustainable Tourism: A Nation’s Plan After the Storm.” Accompanied by her father, James Richard, and coach, Nadira Kawalram, Khalea exited …

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Stingrays Host Opening Home Game Against North Abaco Team

The Central Abaco Stingrays hosted their Stingrays Opening Home Game on March 24 at the Murphy Town Ball Field. For the second time this season, they faced the players of the North Abaco Baseball Association (NABA). Three games were played in total. In the first game, the North Abaco players …

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Junior Junkanoo Rushes to Various Cultural Themes

Flurries of vibrantly coloured floats, banners and costumes were in constant motion as performers energetically gyrated to the sensational sounds of the sweet Junkanoo rhythm pulsating through the streets of Marsh Harbour for the 2018 Junkanoo Love Rush Parade held in honour of Colon Curry on Feb. 23, 2018. The …

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Miss Abaco World Unveils Six “Tropical Treasures” Contestants

The Miss Abaco World Committee officially unveiled the six contestants participating in the Miss World Abaco Pageant this year under the theme “Topical Treasures.” The event took place at Da Blue Hole Restaurant on Feb. 16. Julieth Stuart-McCafferty, Miss Bahamas Organization’s (MBO) Abaco Pageant Director, greeted guests before calling on …

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8th Biennial Abaco Science Alliance Conference Presents Years of Research in the Field

Friends of the Environment hosted its 8th Biennial Abaco Science Alliance Conference (ASAC) on Jan. 4-5 at New Vision Ministries. The aim of the conference is to raise awareness about the importance of our environment, and to encourage more research in The Bahamas by using the findings in management decisions …

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Mega Family Fun Day Organized by North Abaco MP

North Abaco was the place to be for the Mega Family Fun Day event held on behalf of the Hon. Darren Henfield, MP for North Abaco. The event was held on the Treasure Cay Primary School grounds from noon to 5 p.m. on Dec. 23. The collective mood of those …

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Christmas Festival Rekindles Holiday Cheer in Hearts of Community

Launching the 14th Annual Christmas Festival on Dec. 2 at BAIC Park, Pastor Silbert Mills gave the blessing over the event spurring a series of planned activities in motion. The first activity of the day was Game Time with a Doughnut Eating contest. As moderator, Shelly Austin informed the participants …

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Airport Authority Conducts Contingency Training Exercise at Leonard Thompson Intl.

The Airport Authority conducted Table Top and Full-Scale Emergency and Contingency Exercises at the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport on Nov. 14-15. Key airport employees, heads of government departments along with community stakeholders were selected to take part in the exercise in the event of an emergency at the airport. …

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GoFundME Campaign Launched to Assist Woman in Need of Cochlear Implant

LaSasha Williams is in urgent need of a Cochlear Implant (CI), and has recently started a medical campaign on the popular crowdfunding platform: GoFundMe.com. The cost of the cochlear implant is an astonishing $100,000. The eldest daughter of Llewellyn and Deborah Williams of Dundas Town, LaSasha serves as a Disability/Deaf …

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