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2017 RC Laser North American Championship Held in Marsh Harbour

The RC Laser North American Championship ventured out of the continental United States for the first time. The dates were set for January 28-29, 2017, so it gave those travelling from the north a few days to escape from the cold. One sailor came from Sweden and one arrived by sailboat.

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Ancient DNA Extracted from Extinct Bahamian Tortoise: Abaco Tortoises More Closely Related to Species from Pacific Galapagos than North America

A thousand years ago, the islands of The Bahamas were home to land-dwelling crocodiles and large tortoises. They were the island’s top predators and prey species before humans arrived in the archipelago. An abrupt change in the island’s animal populations occurred around the same time people migrated into the Bahamian Archipelago.

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From The Mudd to the Court: A Young Man’s Success

For young McDonald Jean-Louis faith in action has taken him to a place that he once thought was not possible and he has yet more dreams and goals to fulfill as he seeks to inspire others to achieve their own.

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Chalk Art Festival Raises Funds for Rotary Youth Projects

On Jan 28 the Rotary Club of Abaco held its annual Chalk Art Festival. The Chalk Art Festival is one of the Club’s major fundraisers geared towards its youth programs which include supporting the island’s two Interact Clubs at St. Francis de Sales and Forest Heights Academy.

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International Golf Tournament Showcases Abaco to the World

The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic is high on the Web.com leaderboard with several PGA golfers raving about their experience at the event.

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Hope Town Community Center Open

At a ribbon cutting ceremony on January 14, 2017 the Hope Town Community Center was officially opened for business.

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North Abaco Candidate Introduction

All candidates for the North Abaco District and Central/South Abaco district have now been ratified for the three major parties: Progressive Liberal Party, Free National Movement and the Democratic National Alliance.

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Feb 1, 2017 Digital Edition

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New Fly Fishing Regulations Implemented

The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources made the announcement on Friday, January 6 2017 advising the public that the new regulations governing fly fishing will come into effect on Monday, January 9, 2017. The announcement noted that “all persons above the age of twelve who wish to engage in …

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Junkanoo Ignites Explosion of Colours on Green Turtle Cay

The theme for this year’s Green Turtle Cay Junkanoo Parade was Birds of Paradise: a name evoking a vision of bright, vivid colours. A large crowd of spectators were treated to the vibrant display as they witnessed the Li’l Island Slammers’ annual Junkanoo Parade which took place on January 2, 2017.

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