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Miss World Abaco Places as First Runner Up in Miss World Pageant

Miss World Abaco Sharonique Russell was recognized as the first runner up in the Miss World Pageant on July 30. This year’s theme was “Metamorphosis.” Regarding her new status, the Abaco beauty said: “But God! What He has for you – you cannot run from. I would love to take …

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Athlete, Model & Actor: Abaco Native Seeks to Share “McSpiration”

Photos of McDonald Jean-Louis were featured in the pages of ‘Essence Magazine’ last month as the magazine’s top pick for its “Man Crush Monday” (MCM). Founded in 1968, ‘Essence’ prizes itself in being first in news, entertainment and motivation for black women. Its pages also feature some of the most …

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BEP Foundation Donates to Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society

The Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society (ERLS) gave a big “thank you” to the Bahamian Environment Protection (BEP) Foundation and its Directors Charles & Ariane de La Baume and Camille Rochat for their very kind donation of $5,000. Shown left to right are ERLS team members: Lisa Ballard, Phyllis Drori, Kent …

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BNT Partners with LTIA to Promote Abaco Biodiversity

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is partnering with Leonard Thompson International Airport (LTIA) to promote national parks and raise funds for nature conservation on Abaco. The island’s six national parks protect a range of ecosystems from the north to the south, as well as the plants and animals that depend …

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Annual RBDF Youth Summer Camp Empowers Tomorrow’s Leaders

The 3rd Annual Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Youth Summer Camp’s Abaco Division Closing Ceremony was held at Friendship Tabernacle on Aug. 4, 2017. The ceremony’s theme was: “Empowering Leaders for Tomorrow.” Throughout the six weeks of camp, the campers were exposed to many principles that would guide them throughout …

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BYN Summer Camp Reaches Over 200 Abaco Youth

Summertime brings hundreds of tourists to the Abacos each year. This July a group of a different kind of visitors flocked here from all over the United States. This group consisted of folks from Arizona, Michigan, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Of course, this is nothing new. The beauty of these …

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Butterfly Club Partners with Social Services for Gender-Based Violence Workshop

On July 29, a group of 30 plus young girls aged seven to late teens sat around a large table in the recreation room of Friendship Tabernacle Church in Dundas Town. They were listening with rapt attention to the information provided by the local Director of Social Services, Ms. Ettamae Jones, who spoke to them about the issues faced by young girls and women all around the world because of their gender especially in countries where women do not have any say and end up being victimized and discriminated against.

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Seminar Focuses on Connecting Literacy, Technology, Special Education and Mental Health

Four members of the faculty of Social & Educational Studies at the University of The Bahamas came to Abaco to conduct a two-day workshop for local teachers.

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ICCD Partners with Local Churches, School to Offer Sign Language Camp on Abaco

The International Christian Centers for the Deaf (ICCD) partnered with Marsh Harbour Gospel Chapel and Agape Christian School to offer a Sign Language Camp at Grace Gym from July 3 to July 7.

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Record Year for Green Turtle Cay “Cheeseburger in Paradise” Event

It was another successful year for the Cheeseburger in Paradise Event held on Fiddle Cay, with an estimated attendance of nearly 3,000 cheeseburger loving partygoers.

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