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Maxwell’s Supermarket Reopens in Wake of Dorian

Maxwell’s Supermarket opened its doors to the public once again on Thursday, October 7, 2019 making it the first grocery store opened in Marsh Harbour since Hurricane Dorian. The store was stocked and ready to serve Abaco. The parking lot was full and all the carts were being used, as …

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Abaco Chamber of Commerce Holds Meeting for Evacuated Abaco Business Persons

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce held a meeting September 18, 2019 at the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau for Abaco business people displaced by the destruction of Hurricane Dorian.  The meeting exceeded all expectations drawing close to 200 persons.  The Chamber called the meeting to bring together those business people …

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16th Abaco Business Outlook Coming September 5

Under the theme “Connecting Resources, Maximizing Opportunities, Transforming Abaco”, the 16th Annual Abaco Business Outlook (ABO) is scheduled to take place Thursday, September 5, when Minister of Foreign Affairs and MP for North Abaco Darren Henfield will present the keynote address. The event will be held at Abaco Beach Resort …

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Café La Florence Turning 30

By Pedro Maycock Café La Florence is turning 30 years old after first opening its doors in August of 1989. It is a perfect example of a family owned business that is still thriving today in the Bahamas, serving visitors and locals. Café La Florence is a café located in …

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BESW to Revolutionize Customs Procedures

By Pedro Maycock The Bahamas government is gradually moving to paperless by implementing a new system; Bahamas Electronic Single Window (BESW) is an expedited procedure compared to the current paper system. This will allow the public and brokers to clear imported goods, within minutes to a few hours. The BESW …

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Bluff House Welcomes New Operations Manager

Bluff House is pleased to announce that James Cotman has joined Bluff House Beach Resort & Marina as Operations Manager.  A 30-year veteran of the restaurant and construction industry, James will manage the day-to-day operations and play a fundamental role in the resort’s new development, especially with the planned construction …

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Challenges Facing the Fisheries Industry in North Abaco

By Lauralee McIntosh About nine years ago, when realizing the plight of Abaco fisheries, Friends of the Environment began liaising with fishermen to identify the most notable threats. It was discovered that outstanding among them was the capture of undersized lobsters. A campaign called Size Matters was launched. “Size Maters” …

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Evergreen Mortuary Opens Doors at New Location

By Mirella Santillo The Evergreen Mortuary officially moved to their new premises located at the corner of SC Bootle Highway and Airport Road on July 5. Many people from New Providence such as Commissioner of Police Ferguson, The Member of Parliament for Bain Town and Grants Town, Travis Robinson, Shonel …

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Cultural Mime Entertainment and Fergies Conch Salad

By Canishka Alexander What do pantomiming and conch salad have in common? Just ask Carvan Ferguson, sole proprietor of Cultural Mime Entertainment & Fergies Conch Salad. “I am bringing something creative and unique to the tourism industry; I’m the pioneer of all two creative ideas,” he boasted. “I have been …

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Sands Launches Recycling in Abaco

Glass bottles are recyclable. Typically, bottles are made with between 20 and 30 percent recycled material. This is good news for our emerging green country, but glass is heavy and can be hard to transport. Despite this fact, the Bahamian Brewery and Beverage team will launch recycling of their beer …

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