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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.

Seventy Three Migrants Apprehended Near Elbow Cay

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) intercepted a sailing vessel with undocumented Haitian migrants just south of Elbow Cay on September 9.

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Six Arrests Made Regarding Abaco Boat Theft Ring

According to reports, the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) have made some headway in breaking a boat theft ring in Abaco after making several arrests near the end of August. The men detained are suspected of stealing over a dozen vessels on the island and are, according to one source, …

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Abaco Bodybuilders Compete in Championship

The Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation crowned a few new champions during their 2016 Bahamas National Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships at the Melia Hotel on Saturday night including a couple residents of Abaco. Abaco resident Carina Ferguson, walked away as the women’s bikini champion while Arthur Eldon earned a second …

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One Arrest After Recent Spate of Boat Thefts

“Boat theft is a priority and we will do our endeavor best to curb and reduce the instances of these crimes,” said Superintendent Hilton Cash, new Officer In Charge of Abaco for the Royal Bahamas Police Force regarding the recent boat thefts in Abaco. Thieves struck again in Abaco, stealing …

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Barefoot Bandit Set for Early Release

After serving a six year sentence in a state prison, attorney John Henry Browne anticipates an early release for his client, Colton Harris-Moore, better known as the “Barefoot Bandit”. According to a report, Harris-Moore’s attorney confirmed that he could be released from Stafford Creek Corrections Centre to a halfway house …

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Division I Basketball Dream in Reach for Abaco Native

Now in his final year of High School, and after yet another successful season of Basketball under his belt, Abaco’s D’Andre Vilmar is starting to see the major Division I offers that were predicted would come his way. The six-foot, four-inch guard had a productive offseason on various AAU summer …

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Bahamas Judo Club Performance Buoyed by Abaco Judoka

Abaco earned one bronze medal of the three captured by The Bahamas at the 28th US Junior Judo Open in Florida on July 22 – 24, the largest trip ever undertaken by Bahamas Judo as it was deemed necessary to gain athlete and administrative experience to host the upcoming 2017 …

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“Miss Garnet” Represents Abaco as Part of Miss Earth Bahamas Pageant

Treasure Cay Beach is among the most beautiful in the world, and on August 5 there were ten more beauties visiting as the contestants for the Miss Earth Bahamas Pageant took part in the Best Body competition and the Chat & Chill Calendar Swimsuit photoshoot. The Miss Bahamas Beauty Organization, …

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Unabated Boat Thefts Rile Visitors and Locals: Frustration at Failure of Policing and Justice Systems

  An already weary community finds themselves seeking answers after five boats were stolen in the space of a week from several locations across the island of Abaco. The recent boat theft activity brings the unofficial estimate to about twenty or more for the year with residents and visitors expressing …

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Bahama Parrot Population Grows

The Bahama Parrot population, once endangered, is now showing continued growth on the two islands where they still live due to national park protection and predator control programs coordinated by the Bahamas National Trust (BNT). According to the latest research by Dr. Frank Rivera-Milán of the US Fish and Wildlife …

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