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Ex-Gang Member Offers Life Lessons to Abaco Students

Reformed gang member turned motivational speaker and author – Drexel Deal – visited several schools on Abaco with his wife on March 20-24. In 2014, Deal released a book called, “The Fight Of My Life Is Wrapped Up In My Father.”

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Junior Minister Speech Competition Gives Youth Perspective on Cultural Heritage

The Ministry of Tourism held its Annual Abaco Junior Minister Speech Competition at the Bahamas Government Complex on March 15, 2017.

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Barefoot Black Tie and Diamond Glass Gala Dinner Thanks Lighthouse Donors

At the entrance of the Lighthouse, the crowd gathered. Kent LeBoutillier, Lisa Ballard, Lory Kenyon, Annie Potts and Phyllis Drori stood on the top stairs, in front of a red ribbon. Kent LeBoutillier had constructed a wooden stand and had one of the diamond glass panes erected on it for display.

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Chloe’s Havens Transforming Potcake Care Across Abaco

The North Abaco Potcake Rescue team, New York based Potcake Advocate, Evelyn Vaccaro and the family and friends of Chloe Kotval have recently joined hearts and hands across an ocean, in memory of this very special girl. Chloe passed away on Feb 14th 2017, devastating families across her home town in Ottawa, Canada and far south to the communities of Hope Town where she vacationed with her family.

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Green Turtle Art Show Benefits Cancer Society

The Abaco Cancer Society’s Art Show on Green Turtle Cay was a great success. Held at the beautiful Bluff House, the creativity of the artists displaying their work was well supported by a strong showing of support from the community.

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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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