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Gov’t Borrows $35 Million to Update Family Island Airports

The Inter-American Development (IDB) Bank approved a $35m loan designed to improve infrastructure at four airports on the Family Islands, including Abaco.

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FNM Ratifies North Abaco Candidate

The Free National Movement (FNM) ratified their candidate for North Abaco on January 30, naming Darren Henfield, son of well-known Bishop Clifford Henfield, the representative for the party.

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DNA Ratifies Central / South Abaco Candidate

Sandy Point native Ruth Flowers was ratified as the Central and South Abaco candidate for the Democratic National Alliance on January 11.

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Sting Operation Nabs Local Man for Conspiracy to Import Cocaine

A local Abaco man was charged last week in a Florida court with conspiracy to import five kilograms or more of a substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine hydrochloride.

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Hope Town District Council: Floating Bar Off Tahiti Beach, Tax Collection, Other Issues Discussed

The Hope Town District Council met on January 26 for its monthly meeting. The agenda included applications for building permits with $25.2 million attributed to construction at Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club and an additional $4.6 million for construction in other areas of the District.

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Hope Town Community Center Open

At a ribbon cutting ceremony on January 14, 2017 the Hope Town Community Center was officially opened for business.

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North Abaco Candidate Introduction

All candidates for the North Abaco District and Central/South Abaco district have now been ratified for the three major parties: Progressive Liberal Party, Free National Movement and the Democratic National Alliance.

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“Those Who Stayed” Commemorates Perseverance and Launches with Book Signing Event

Finding inspiration in her ancestral home, and in tribute to the men and women that persevered and built a life and community on Green Turtle Cay, Amanda Diedrick has published a book on the early and enduring settlers of the island. Amanda, granddaughter of Lurey (Curry) Albury who was born …

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#WeMarch Activists Take to the Streets on Majority Rule Day

On Tuesday, January 10, 1967 Bahamians finally realized majority rule in the country - the right of one man, one vote – and fifty years later on the same date, thousands of Bahamians marched again for their rights.

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Voters Registration Schedule and Information for Central Abaco District

Please note that only Bahamian Citizens are eligible to register. The applicant must be 18 years of age or older and must have resided in the constituency for at least 3 months.

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