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Timothy Roberts

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.

MP Addresses Infrastructural Needs

During his contribution during the Budget Debate in the House of Assembly, Central and South Abaco MP James Albury noted that infrastructure remains the top need for his constituency. “Abaco has fallen behind infrastructurally without a doubt,” he said noting that throughout the “length and breadth of my constituency, you …

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Junkanoo Committee Presents Cheques to Participants

The Abaco Junkanoo Committee presented cheques to all participants of the 2018 Love Rush Junkanoo Parades which were held on February 23 and 24 in both the Junior and Adult categories. Committee head, William ‘Tony’ Davis, said that as next year approaches it will mark 20 years of his chairmanship, …

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Legendary Walker’s Cay Resort Poised to Resume Operation

Abaco’s once famous sport fishing destination, Walker’s Cay has been sold to Texas businessman and philanthropist Carl Allen who plans to redevelop the northernmost island in The Bahamas to its former glory. Mr. Allen – a long-time visitor to The Bahamas – finalized the purchase of the island with the …

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Prime Minister and Officials Inspect Abaco for Affordable Homes Project

In accordance with his party’s promise to provide access to affordable housing for Bahamians, the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis, visited several sites on Abaco on Friday, May 25, 2018. It was the first Family Island the Prime Minister visited following the passing of the Access to …

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Deadline Looms for Shanty Town Demolitions

As the deadline for residents of shanty towns in the country to move draws near the Bahamas Government seeks to assist those who will be left homeless. Labour Minister and head of the Shanty Town Action Task Force, Dion Foulkes said the government has conducted a study on affordable housing …

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Former PM Pays Courtesy Call During HTDC Guana Cay Meeting

During the regular monthly meeting of the Hope Town District Council in Great Guana Cay on May 24, the former Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham, paid a courtesy call and was given a Key to the District. At the start of the meeting the Council took time to …

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Island Roots Heritage Festival Highlights a “Fine Tapestry” of People, Culture and History

Under the theme “Beautiful, Bountiful and Blessed” the thirteenth Annual Island Roots Heritage Festival (IRHF) in Green Turtle Cay delivered a variety of native foods, music, arts and crafts, games and informative talks, overcoming the weather on May 4 through 6. At the Festival site visitors, both local and from …

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Cabinet and Industry Split Over Fly Fishing Regulations

The government has announced the continuance of the Flats Fishing Regulations introduced by the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government last year, bringing both clarity and further confusion for some on the controversial act. The decision followed concerns by members of the fly fishing industry that the new Free National Movement …

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Controversial Flats Fishing Regulations Suspended

Confusion mounts over the issue of a suspension of the Flats Fishing Regulations which were passed in early 2017 with an official announcement expected to come “soon” which hopes to clear up matters. During a radio appearance on the Steve McKinney show on Friday evening Minister of Agriculture and Marine …

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Gov’t Seeks Solutions to Landfill

The Central Abaco Landfill may soon receive much needed attention after years of being allowed to deteriorate into a poorly managed dump site. In what has become an embarrassing situation over the past several years since Central Government took the authority of providing maintenance away from the Central Abaco District …

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