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The Work of The Abaco Shelter

Dear Editor, Please allow us space to comment on a topic that was raised at a recent meeting of the residents of North Abaco with their M.P., Mr. Darren Henfield and reported in the August 1st edition of The Abaconian. The residents complained about the stray dogs at the community …

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Tourism and Hospitality

  Dear Editor, On our return trip from visiting our neem farm in Paraguay, Nick and I had the pleasure of visiting with friends in San Jose, Costa Rica, a country with over 5 million people. What was most impressive to us was the hospitality of the people. We traveled …

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Poor Customer Service

The second most aggravating and annoying thing behind the constant power outages is that when I call to be sure they know we are out and they do not answer their phone. I just want to confirm they know we are out and get some idea as to when they …

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Bahamians Need Not Apply

Dear Editor, Well it looks like all the Bahamian people should just remain on the docks and hire foreigners to bring back their crawfish catch this week. Once again, it seems the law and season for crawfishing has opened early for them.  This happens every year and it gets worse …

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BEP Foundation Donates to Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society

The Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society (ERLS) gave a big “thank you” to the Bahamian Environment Protection (BEP) Foundation and its Directors Charles & Ariane de La Baume and Camille Rochat for their very kind donation of $5,000. Shown left to right are ERLS team members: Lisa Ballard, Phyllis Drori, Kent …

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URCA to Host Abaco Consultation Meetings in Coming Months

As the independent regulator of the electricity sector (ES) in The Bahamas, The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority, URCA has initiated its public consultation process on the Bahamas Power & Light Company Ltd’s, (BPL), consumer protection plan, (CPP).  BPL provides electricity to over 100,000 customers in New Providence and the …

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BNT Partners with LTIA to Promote Abaco Biodiversity

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is partnering with Leonard Thompson International Airport (LTIA) to promote national parks and raise funds for nature conservation on Abaco. The island’s six national parks protect a range of ecosystems from the north to the south, as well as the plants and animals that depend …

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BYN Summer Camp Reaches Over 200 Abaco Youth

Summertime brings hundreds of tourists to the Abacos each year. This July a group of a different kind of visitors flocked here from all over the United States. This group consisted of folks from Arizona, Michigan, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Of course, this is nothing new. The beauty of these …

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586 Lionfish Removed During Annual Green Turtle Cay Derby

The 9th annual Green Turtle Cay Lionfish Derby was held at the Green Turtle Club and Marina on June 23rd and 24th. The event was started by Green Turtle Cay second home owners and Brendal’s Dive Center, and continued with the assistance of Friends of the Environment, as a way to reduce populations of invasive lionfish in Abaco waters.

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Record Year for Green Turtle Cay “Cheeseburger in Paradise” Event

It was another successful year for the Cheeseburger in Paradise Event held on Fiddle Cay, with an estimated attendance of nearly 3,000 cheeseburger loving partygoers.

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