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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.

Pilot Club Brings the Laughs with Comedy Show Featuring Well-Known Bahamian Comedians

The Pilot Club of Abaco presented a Comedy Show featuring Will Stubbs and David Wallace at the Anglican Parish Hall on Nov. 24. The duo collaborated to deliver hilarious, gut-busting comedy throughout the show. The Comedy Show was organized by Pilot Club Committee members: President Barbara Williams; Margo Dean; Keora …

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CAPS Annual Thanksgiving Assembly Emphasizes Giving, Being Thankful

Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) held its Annual Thanksgiving Service on Nov. 23.  The theme was: “Give Thanks.” Teacher Simone Pinder introduced Tianna Bootle, head girl, as the moderator. Following the opening prayer by Deputy Head Boy Muhammed Anjum, and the Scripture Reading by Ashley Smith, the pre-school students came …

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Religious Studies Competition Focuses on Self-Awareness in God

The Ministry of Education’s Religious Studies Speech Competition took place at Court #2 on Nov. 15. Education Officer Sandy Edwards was the moderator, and she gave the contestants and the audience guidelines pertaining to the competition. The topic was: “I Know Who I Am.” The first speech was given by …

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FRIENDS Science Fair Explores the Value of Our Country’s Marine Resources

Students and teachers busied themselves setting up project displays at the Friends of the Environment Science Fair 2017 at New Vision Ministries on Nov. 16. “Exploring the Value of Marine Resources” was this year’s theme. Victor Roberts gave the opening prayer, and the welcome was given by Lianna Burrows, FRIENDS …

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Bronze at BSF Round Robin Tournament

Abaco Championship Winners 5 Star Ag and Turf Bulldogs and Abaco Groceries Diamond Dollz travelled to the Bahamas Softball Federation’s Rozina Taylor National Round Robin & Championships in New Providence from Oct. 27-30 to represent the island of Abaco. On Day 1, in Game 1 against Andros Navigators, the Diamond …

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Teachers in Abaco District Attend Professional Development Exercise

The Department of Education’s Abaco District presented its Teachers’ Professional Development Exercise last week. The school-based session was held on Oct. 25, while the district-wide exercise was held on Oct. 26 at Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) under the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) theme: “Understanding the Whole Picture: Imaging the …

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Motivational Speaker Meets with Students, Leaders in The Bahamas

Motivational speaker and author, corporate trainer and education ambassador, Andre Norman has committed his life to influence others to make positive changes in their own lives. His life didn’t start out that way, however. Norman grew up in a home with an abusive father who eventually left his mother to …

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14th Abaco Business Outlook: “Breaking Barriers: Promoting Success”

Joan Albury and her team at The Counselllors Ltd. (TCL Group) spearheaded the 14th Annual Abaco Business Outlook (ABO) at Abaco Beach Resort on Sept. 28. Kerry Fountain, executive director for the Bahama Out Island Promotion Board, served as moderator. The lineup of speakers included: Keynote Speaker the Hon. Dionisio …

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Police Officers Conduct Walk-a-Bout in Downtown Marsh Harbour

Police officers of the Marsh Harbour Police Station patrolled downtown Marsh Harbour on Sept. 27. According to Chief Supt. Kevin Mortimer, they visited business owners to address any concerns they may have during their walk-a-bout. He said there was mention of one or two “undesirables” suffering from mental illnesses found …

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Medical Fund Set Up to Assist Young Woman with Scoliosis

Four years ago, The Abaconian did a feature on four young women on Abaco living with a condition called scoliosis, which affects the spine. One of those women was Joanne Brave. To date, Joanne is the only one of them who has not received therapy, bracing or surgery to correct …

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