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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.

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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Diamond Dollz Win Women’s Softball Championships

Over the past few weeks, the Abaco Softball Association Women’s Championships Games wrapped up with the Abaco Groceries Diamond Dollz emerging as the Abaco women’s champions once again.

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Crossing Rocks Primary Gets Into Character

Crossing Rocks Primary School held its 2nd Annual Character Day in mid-September. Moderated by Shevanti Russell, teacher’s aide, the Character Day general assembly was the featured production of the weeklong activities and lessons on character at the school on Sept. 15. Beginning with an opening song and prayer followed by …

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Law Firm Adopts Donates Computers to CAPS

Higgs & Johnson Counsel and Attorneys-at-Law, a prominent law firm in The Bahamas, adopted Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) on Sept. 19. Ten computers were also donated to the school. Representing the law firm was Stephen Melvin, partner assigned to Abaco, and the firm’s Real Estate & Development practice group, …

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Bahamas National Team Finishes International Softball Championship with 3-and-4 Record

The Bahamas Men’s National Softball Team recently travelled to the World Baseball Softball Confederation’s (WBSC) 10th Pan American Championship at the Juan Pablo Duarte Olympic Center in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Among the team players were 5 Star Ag and Turf Bulldogs players – Lyle Sawyer, ace pitcher and National …

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