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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.

Marsh Harbour Port Deficiencies Being Addressed; Director Denies Allegations that Port’s ISPS Status Will Be Revoked

Rumors that the Marsh Harbour International Port had failed to comply with International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, and was in danger of losing its international status if not brought into compliance within four months, were denied by Port Director Captain Cyril Roker.

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Tiny Turtles Likely Looking at Closure as Founder Retires

Tiny Turtles Preschool, a fixture on Green Turtle Cay for the last thirty years, is about to close its doors, not just for the summer, but for the last time as founder Annabelle Cross has retired.

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Lofty Marks for Lofty Fig

Lofty Fig Villas has earned a rank of fourth in TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Bargain Hotels in the Caribbean giving the small hotel yet another prestigious award from the travel website.

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US Air Cargo Companies to Boycott Over New Customs Laws Unless Changed Soon

While couriers and freight forwarding businesses are the focus of a number of new regulations and amendments in the Customs Management Regulations Act (2016) there is already growing concerns coming from US air cargo companies which may lead to the suspension of services to the islands of The Bahamas.

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Charity Tournament Donates to Local Causes

The Custom Shootout Fishing Tournament, held at the Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour annually and organized by Captain Skip Smith, made a donation to two local charities in Abaco on June 11.

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Winding Bay Says No to Dredging in Little Harbour

In a letter to the government David Southworth, Principal of the Abaco Club at Winding Bay sought to quash the fears of locals of the community of Little Harbour as he confirmed that no dredging will take place in relation to their proposed marina/docking facility.

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AFFL Championships Nationally Televised

The second season of the Abaco Flag Football League (AFFL) culminated in a spectacular championship event at the Murphy Town Ball Park on Saturday, June 11 which saw exciting competition in both Men’s and Women’s flag football broadcast live across the country.

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Pool Team Competes in Vegas

Abaconians, along with a group of Bahamians, represented the Bahamas at the 2016 VNEA World Pool Championships held in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 26 through June 4.

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Port Responds to Conditions at Marsh Harbour Facility

In early May this year a video and pictures surfaced on social media highlighting deplorable conditions at the Marsh Harbour International Port’s bathroom facility on the dock which has currently been out of order for over three years.

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Mini Hospital to Open in Phases

North Abaco Member of Parliament, Renardo Curry, said that the long anticipated Mini-Hospital may be opening its doors as early as June and that the facility would open in phases as they hire staff and bring services online.

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