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The Work of The Abaco Shelter

Dear Editor, Please allow us space to comment on a topic that was raised at a recent meeting of the residents of North Abaco with their M.P., Mr. Darren Henfield and reported in the August 1st edition of The Abaconian. The residents complained about the stray dogs at the community …

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Tourism and Hospitality

  Dear Editor, On our return trip from visiting our neem farm in Paraguay, Nick and I had the pleasure of visiting with friends in San Jose, Costa Rica, a country with over 5 million people. What was most impressive to us was the hospitality of the people. We traveled …

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Poor Customer Service

The second most aggravating and annoying thing behind the constant power outages is that when I call to be sure they know we are out and they do not answer their phone. I just want to confirm they know we are out and get some idea as to when they …

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Bahamians Need Not Apply

Dear Editor, Well it looks like all the Bahamian people should just remain on the docks and hire foreigners to bring back their crawfish catch this week. Once again, it seems the law and season for crawfishing has opened early for them.  This happens every year and it gets worse …

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From the Editor’s Desk: Patience?

As we hit the middle of August and the end of the traditional tourist season we can reflect on the last handful of months. Coming off the giddy highs of election fever, Abaco focused inward again first to vote for their local government then to grapple with ongoing problems of …

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Gardening with Jack: Heirloom Tomatoes

If taste is your priority then you need to grow heirloom tomatoes. These are varieties that have been selected as superior and have been grown for many years, sometimes centuries. Heirloom tomatoes may have green shoulders, cracks around the stem end, uneven shapes and poor production but they will have good taste. They are tomatoes with character.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Love, unity & Electricity

While this past holiday weekend should have been spent celebrating our nation’s Independence, the talk of the town clearly revolved around the failure of BEC and BPL to provide reliable electrical current – or any communication of the problems for that matter.

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Thank You to Mr. Edison Key

We the people of Cherokee Township would like to thank Mr. Edison Key, former MP for South Abaco, for his continual contributions over the many years to the area.

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Unreliable Services; Paradise Lost

We, the owners of the Out-Island resorts, continue to pay outrageous fees for these undependable services. Our complaints regarding those services most often go ignored.

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A Poem for BEC

In the darkness Abaconians fumble Unable to see their way Everyone knows BEC is in trouble At least that is bright as day

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