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Immigration Minister Visits Hope Town

The Minister of Immigration and Foreign Affairs, The Hon. Fred Mitchell, met with the Hope Town District Council on September 10, 2012. His focus was two-fold, to get Council’s assistance on controlling illegal immigrants and to announce in general terms Immigration's thrust to apprehend undocumented persons.

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Police Hold Town Meeting in Hope Town

Members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, led by Abaco’s new Officer in Charge, Hilton Cash, held a town meeting at St. James Methodist Church in Hope Town on September 8, 2016 to address the concerns of residents.

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Six Arrests Made Regarding Abaco Boat Theft Ring

According to reports, the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) have made some headway in breaking a boat theft ring in Abaco after making several arrests near the end of August. The men detained are suspected of stealing over a dozen vessels on the island and are, according to one source, …

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Laing Honoured; Private Security Discussed at Hope Town District Council Meeting

Members of the Hope Town District Council recognized Glenn Laing for his 18 years of service in local government at the Council meeting on August 20, 2016. He has represented Guana Cay in local government councils since its inception in 1996. A letter from MP Edison Key was read which …

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Local Government Partners with Community to Develop New Sporting Facility

In the latter part of July, a partnership to benefit the future athletes of Abaco was forged particularly for those of Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS). A long time coming, the Dundas Town Local Government Committee along with the administration, staff, students, parents, the PTA Board of CAPS and a …

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Pelican Shores Resident finds Invasive Raccoon on Property

David and Kathleen Ralph returned to their Pelican Shores house after a vacation and found that all their native birds and most of their curly tail lizards were gone. Cats were suspected and a “Have-a-Heart” trap was set on their porch one evening expecting to catch a cat. However to …

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One Arrest After Recent Spate of Boat Thefts

“Boat theft is a priority and we will do our endeavor best to curb and reduce the instances of these crimes,” said Superintendent Hilton Cash, new Officer In Charge of Abaco for the Royal Bahamas Police Force regarding the recent boat thefts in Abaco. Thieves struck again in Abaco, stealing …

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Murphy Town Athlete Competing in Olympics

  Murphy Town’s Steven Gardiner arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last week to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics. The 20-year-old track and field sprinter holds the national record in the Men’s 400m. He will compete next on Friday, August 12 in the Men’s 400m and on Friday, August …

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Barefoot Bandit Set for Early Release

After serving a six year sentence in a state prison, attorney John Henry Browne anticipates an early release for his client, Colton Harris-Moore, better known as the “Barefoot Bandit”. According to a report, Harris-Moore’s attorney confirmed that he could be released from Stafford Creek Corrections Centre to a halfway house …

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Treasure Cay Airport to be Refurbished; Leonard M Thompson International’s Management to be Fortified

The refurbishment and redevelopment of airports in North Eleuthera, Exuma and Treasure Cay are set to commence as the government has entered into an agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank for public-private partnerships. Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna–Martin had previously stated her intention to cooperate and partner with …

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