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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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Scientist Aim to Reduce Reef Decline with Abaco Study

A group of scientists and students from the Perry Institute for Marine Science are currently conducting a program in Abaco to reverse the decline of Bahamian coral reefs. Dr. Craig Dahlgren, a Research Scientist and Executive Director of the Perry Institute said that they are currently working through a 10-year …

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Marsh Harbour Township Fields Complaints Regarding BAIC Park Concerts

Residents of the Marsh Harbour Township are continuing to voice displeasure over open air concert events that are taking place at the BAIC (Bahamas Agricultural Industrial Corporation) Park which they say rattle their windows and keep them up until the early hours of the morning. Marsh Harbour / Spring City …

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“10 and Out” Marks Decade of GTC Lionfish Derbies

The 10th annual Green Turtle Cay Lionfish Derby successfully took place at the end of June at the Green Turtle Club. A collaborative effort between Friends of the Environment (FRIENDS), local divers, Brendal’s Dive Center and Green Turtle Club, resulted in 727 lionfish being removed from our waters. This event …

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Government Officials Tour Walker’s Cay Development

The path to the re-opening and rebirth of Walker’s Cay continued on July 18, 2018 as the Walker’s Cay development team welcomed officials from several government agencies to the island for its first on-site visit. “We continue to make steady progress on returning Walker’s Cay to its former glory.  Having …

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Flag Raising and Cultural Extravaganza Reflects on Bahamas’ 45-Year Journey

The 45th Independence Cultural Extravaganza and Flag Raising Ceremony was held under the theme – “Celebrate Bahamas: We’ve Come This Far by Faith” – at the BAIC Park on July 9. The Master and Mistress of Ceremony were Dikembe Wilkinson and Khalea Richard. Bishop John McIntosh invoked the presence of …

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Lack of Available Rental Properties Stymies Government’s Shanty Town Plan

Government acknowledges complications due to lack of available rental properties in Abaco as the Shanty Town Action Task Force (SATF) completed assessments on June 30, 2018. Labour Minister Dion Foulkes has admitted that there could be some challenges ahead for the plan if suitable housing could not be identified. He …

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