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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.

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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RBPF Launches Police Summer Camp

The Royal Bahamas Police Force’s (RBPF) Abaco Division is hosting its Police Summer Camp 2018, and commenced with a soft opening ceremony on Monday, June 25, at Friendship Tabernacle, under the theme: “Igniting the Dreams of our Children.” The camp itself began on June 26 and will run a course …

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Students Graduate from BMCC Programme

The Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps (BMCC) Graduation Ceremony for Abaco cadets was held on June 14 at St. Andrew’s Methodist Church Hall. Six students from S.C. Bootle High School made up the 2018 graduating class: Brianna Russell; Eulian DeGregory; Kennedy Curry; Keishon Daziel; Kurran Sands; and Vesi Ernest. Serving as …

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MP Presents Every Child Counts with Donation

Member of Parliament (MP) for Central & South Abaco James Albury visited the students and staff of Every Child Counts (ECC) on May 31 to present a monetary donation to the school. He was accompanied by Jackie Sawyer and Felicia McIntosh of the Office of the Prime Minister. Principal Lyn …

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81 Students Graduate During Abaco District Graduation Ceremony

The Ministry of Education’s Abaco District held its 2018 Bahamas National High School Diploma Graduation Ceremony under the theme: “Understanding the Whole Picture and Imaging the Finished Results.” The graduation ceremony was held at Full Gospel Assembly of God in Treasure Cay. Following the seating of dignitaries and platform guests, …

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Boys Club of The Bahamas President Hosts One-Day Workshop

Reverend Samuel Rolle, president of The Boys Club of The Bahamas, hosted a one-day workshop at Friendship Tabernacle on May 26. He was accompanied by his executive director, Joseph Cox, out of Nassau. Rev. Rolle explained that the purpose of the workshop was to establish additional executive members for the …

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