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Operation Tidal Wave Nabs 26 People Allegedly Involved in Illegal Drugs an Firearms

Residents were disturbed through the night with the sounds of a helicopter breaking the relative silence in the early morning hours of September 25 as Bahamian Police and Foreign Agents conducted a sting operation. While the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) have not released official information as yet, it was …

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Police Investigate Discovered Body

By Terecita Pinder, RBPF Police in Abaco are investigating the discovery of a human body in the Crossing Rocks area. Reports are that on Monday 24th September 2018 shortly before 6:00pm, police in Abaco were called to the beach area of Crossing Rock, where officers were shown a human body …

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Minister Explains Breadbasket Changes

Dr. Duane Sands, Minister of Health, held an open meeting on September 13, 2018, at the Anglican Hall to inform the public about the Breadbasket Food List. This list includes the basic foods that government excludes from VAT charges. Dr. Sands is working to include only healthy foods on the …

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HT Council Meets at Baker’s Bay

The Hope Town District Council met on September 18, 2018, in the community center provided by the Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club on Guana Cay for community functions. It is located north of town on the edge of the resort property. Adjoining the public assembly room was a small …

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Over 900 Households Found in Abaco Shanty Towns

With time limited by their hard deadline, the Shanty Town Action Task Force (SATF) remained resolute in keeping the commitment to clear unregulated communities on Abaco on or before July 31, 2019. The government; however, must overcome the hurdle of finding alternative housing for nearly 1000 households while remaining steadfast …

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MP’s and Department Heads Attend Central Abaco Council Meeting

A three-hour meeting of the Central Abaco District Council on September 6, 2018, began with a bio-mass energy presentation by Jimmy Vaughan. That was followed by the three town committee chairmen of Central Abaco voicing complaints and opinions to invited guests MP James Albury of Central and South Abaco and …

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Police Seek Suspect Following Unusual Shooting Event

Police on Abaco are investigating an unusual set of circumstances after a man, who was shot at a nightclub following an incident, disappeared. The Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) in Marsh Harbour have confirmed that they are currently searching for both the victim and perpetrator. According to reports the RBPF …

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Whale Poached for Ambergris; Best Attempts to Rescue it Fail

The Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation (BMMRO) responded to the report of a live stranded pilot whale on August 23rd on the beach just north of Crossing Rocks, Abaco. With the help of Crossing Rocks community members, BMMRO’s team was able to push the 11-foot young adult female whale back …

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Hope Town Council Meets

Members of the Hope Town District Council were dismayed when they met on July 24 that Nassau authorities have not taken more interest in arranging for filling the three vacant Council seats, two for Elbow Cay and one for Man-O-War. They will send a letter to the newly appointed minister …

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Cheeseburger Party Raises $70,000 for Green Turtle School & Charities

By AbacoBuzz.com The Cheeseburger in Paradise Event turned three years old this year, and it was the biggest year yet. The Cheeseburger in Paradise Event is different from the Stranded Naked Party which ran in the same location from the 1980’s until most recently in 2015. Approximately 300 boats and …

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