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Spay/Neuter Clinic on Green Turtle Cay

A spay/ Neuter Clinic sponsored by the Royal Potcake Rescue located in Atlanta, GA, was held on Green Turtle Cay April 23-24.

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No Blood Work at Gov’t Clinic for Three Months

A source confirmed this week that no blood work is being carried out at the Marsh Harbour Government Clinic. Astoundingly, no blood has been collected for approximately three months and counting, according to our source as well as several persons visiting the clinic.

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Hope Town District Council Approves Record Value of Building Plan Applications

The Hope Town District Council met April 16 and oversaw the largest recorded value for building plan applications approved by the Council, with the total value at about $31.1 million.

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Water Tower for No Name Cay Pigs

The pigs of No Name Cay, a growing tourist attraction off Green Turtle Cay, now have access to a more steady supply of water. The pigs, thought to have originally been established on the small, uninhabited Cay by hunters, do not have regular access to food and water and rely on visitors to bring nourishment.

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Homeowner’s Peace Disturbed by Hunters

A resident of Lubber’s Quarters expressed serious concerns after confronting local hunters who were discharging their shotguns near his island home in the month of April.

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Reports of Lives Lost Off Coast of Freeport after Human Smuggling Boat Capsizes

In an incident deemed a national tragedy, a 30-foot vessel carrying approximately 20 people capsized off the coast of Freeport around 4 a.m. on April 9.

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Roof Work on the Marsh Harbour Clinic Commences

Work was being carried out on the Marsh Harbour Government Clinic early in April. The work focused on repairing the leaky roof.

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AOPA Flies-In to Treasure Cay

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President Mark Baker, along with his executive team and business partners, visited the Bahamas March 31- April 4.

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New Whale Hunting Business to be Stationed at North Abaco Port

In an agreement between the Bahamian, Japanese and Chinese Governments, a whaling operation is set to be headquartered at the Chinese-constructed North Abaco Port (NAP) north of Coopers Town. The Bahamas has opened its waters to a billionaire, foreign investor who will bring in Japanese scientists to train Abaconians how to hunt whales.

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Project Manager Claims NHI will be More Efficient

Dr. Delon Brennen, project manager for National Health Insurance (NHI) Bahamas, met with several heads of department on Abaco to discuss details about NHI at the Office of the Prime Minister on March 15.

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