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Nursing Cadet Programme Aims to Expand Field

The Ministry of Health resumed the Nursing Cadet Programme in 2000 because of the shortage of nurses. The program is a recruitment strategy. It targets high school students in grades 10-12 who are interested in the nursing field.

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Studies in China Open a World of Culture for Abaco Student

"It was a wonderful experience for me and I have great memories and many friendships that I have made. It was harder for me to come back home as I found the culture shock much greater coming home than it was to going to China. Abaco is such a big contrast."

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Abaconian Crowned as First Ever Miss University of The Bahamas

In addition to becoming a 2013 Abaco Pathfinders Scholarship recipient, Nyisha acquired an acceptance letter and scholarship from Barry University, where she is expected to continue her studies after completing her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of The Bahamas.

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Oldest House on Guana Cay Exemplifies Best of Old-Timer Craftsmanship

Built of bullet proof, old-growth Abaco Pine, ‘Termite Terrace’ (as it is called) has defied not only the ravages of its namesake, but those of the many storms and hurricanes over the years. Today, in its pretty white paint and blue shutters, it oversees Guana Harbour from dead-center of the Old Settlement’s Front Street.

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Video Release Party Launches Local Artist’s New Hit

On March 2, Wilner Pierre released his new, hit song ‘Gimme Your Love’ to a crowd of ecstatic fans and supporters at Bliss Coffee House. According to Wilner, Gimme Your Love is an adaptation of the legendary Bob Marley’s ‘Wait In Vain.’

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RBDF Rangers Hike Proves “Mind of Matter”

The Annual Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s (RBDF) Rangers Hike commenced on March 2. The participants hiked a distance of 16.5 miles from the Department of Public Treasury office at Tall Pines Plaza to Snake Cay eventually ending at Camp Abaco.

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Patrick Davis Provides Gift of Music to Students

The Patrick Davis Hope Town Songwriters Festival has come and gone, and many great memories were made along the way. There were so many great performances during the week-long festival dedicated to the craft of songwriting, but the most important moments might not have even happened on stage at all. This year for the first time, Patrick Davis along with some of his talented friends gave back to the community by hosting an educational songwriting workshop for some lucky Abaco school children.

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Tablets Donated to ECC

Chiropractor Dr. Keith Lewis and his stepson, Dr. Matthew Orem, donated ten tablets to Every Child Counts (ECC), presenting them to the Principal of the school, Lynn Major. Dr. Lewis said that he and Dr. Orem were shopping for gifts for their grandchildren, nieces and nephews when they came across …

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CAPS Hosts its Annual Picnic on the Lawn

In what has become an annual event during the month of February, Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) hosted its Picnic on the Lawn event on Feb. 21 between noon to 1 p.m. Over the years, the event has become a well-attended and successful one as parents and their children come …

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FRIENDS Makes a Difference in 2016

Friends of the Environment is making a difference across Abaco.

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