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Timothy Roberts

Timothy had his first venture into Journalism just months after graduating from Queen’s College in Nassau taking his first job with The Tribune in 1991 leaving in 1992 for other pursuits.

During his time in Nassau he diversified his experiences working as a warehouse manager, locksmith and computer technician before returning to Abaco, a place he has always considered home, in 1999.

He joined the staff of The Abaconian in 2001 doing graphic design and writing an opinion article called Generally Speaking and after a brief time away, returned to The Abaconian in 2010 as a reporter, graphic designer and computer technician.

Minister Addresses Post Office Woes

During a visit to Abaco the Minister of Transportation and Local Government, Frankie Campbell addressed issues concerning the National and Local Postal Services which are seeing slow delivery times. He noted that the crux of the issue stems from issues at the main Post Office in New Providence. He said …

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Road Traffic Department Relief Early Next Year

With well over a year of public frustration due to lengthy waits for driver’s licenses among other issues that have plagued Abaco’s Road Traffic Department, Minister of Transport and Local Government, Frankie Campbell indicated that some relief may come early next year. Mr. Campbell noted that “We are aware that …

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Minister Says North Abaco Port is 95% Complete

During his visit to Abaco, Minister of Transport and Local Government, Frankie Campbell toured the almost complete North Abaco Port to view the facility and hear possible concerns. Mr. Campbell said “What I see is fascinating and exciting. It holds great promise.” He said that “I have had the opportunity …

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Abaco’s Haitian Population Wary of Prime Minister’s Remarks

Recent comments from Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis regarding a deadline for illegal migrants to leave the country by December 31, 2017 as he warned that an aggressive pursuit and deportation will be the fate of anyone who does not comply, has left Bahamians of Haitian descent upset. Abaco has …

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Community Stunned by Loss of Young Mother in Apparent Murder

The discovery of the body of young woman on October 26, 2017 has left the communities of Abaco shaken as the search for answers continues. Lavardo Huyler, a resident of Dundas Town, was arraigned in magistrate’s court in Freeport, Grand Bahama and charged on Monday, October 30, with the murder …

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Following Completion of Work in Town, North End and Dune Roads Remain Worrisome

While recent roadworks have been completed within the historic part of Hope Town, patching a rough area that was seen to be hazardous, there is concern about other roads which have been long neglected by Central Government. Hope Town District Council member and resident, Don Cash said the joint effort …

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MP Meets with Constituents from Marsh Harbour & Spring City

Member of Parliament for Central and South Abaco held one of several planned town meetings for his constituency at the Anglican Hall in Marsh Harbour on October 5, 2017 to hear residents’ concerns and issues for their community.

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Trade Portal to Benefit Abaconian Exporters

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce working with the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce Employer’s Confederation (BCCEC) and the Ministry of Financial Services, Trade and Immigration, held a seminar at the Conference Room at the Office of the Prime Minister on October 5, 2017. The Seminar introduced participants to the recently opened …

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BPL Floats LNG for Wilson City Plant

According to a Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) board member speaking at the Abaco Business Outlook at the Abaco Beach Resort on September 28 the power company is considering converting the Wilson City plant on Abaco to a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, instead of a diesel facility

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Judo Club Recognizes Outstanding Judokas

The Abaco Judo Club held their annual promotions on October 7, giving special recognition to Desmond Bootle Jr. for attaining his black belt and naming the Most Improved and Most Outstanding Judoka for the year.

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