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Letters to the Editor

Boat Thefts Breaking Our Heart and Keeping Us Away

Dear Editor, Regarding the theft issue in The Abacos…It’s been becoming quite a topic of conversation in South Florida, and because of it I decided this summer that I would take my boat elsewhere for the safety of my family. I have a few friends and colleagues whom decided to …

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Recycling Needs to be a Priority

Dear Editor, Our family has been visiting the Bahamas from the USA for several years. We love the quiet pace and natural beauty of the smaller islands. Green Turtle Cay is our favorite! The Bahamas have so much to offer residents and tourists but only if they keep the oceans …

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A Statement From Hope Town District Council Regarding Boat Thefts

The Hope Town District Council feels the need to question our government on a growing crisis that largely is in play within our district; and this is the ongoing boat thefts. Our district of Hope Town, Man-O-War, and Great Guana Cay (and other outlying cays) are targeted due to the …

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Dear Teenager

Dear Editor, I was a teacher. I am still a teacher. Over the past month I have listened and observed the graduates from our high schools, some of whom make me proud. And so I pass on the following poem, hoping teenagers will read and think. For what it’s worth. …

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Mermaid Reef

Dear Editor, Friends of the Environment would like to take a moment to address the concerns raised by Ms. Milanne Rehor about Mermaid Reef in your last issue. For those that don’t know, Mermaid Reef is a patch reef located off Pelican Shores (near Marsh Harbour). Mermaid Reef is located …

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Power Update?

Dear Editor, I’m just writing to see if you know when the power will be back on? -Alone in the Dark

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Trouble at Mermaid Reef

Dear Editor, In the two years since I last visited Mermaid Reef something dreadful has happened. There are fish, but most of the coral formations seem to be dead or dying, all but about two purple sea fans have disappeared. Everything looks brown, the vibrant colors have disappeared. Worse, about …

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Pleased with Airport Ceremony

Dear Editor, I was delighted to have been present at the official naming of the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport. The program was impressive and enjoyable, a fitting tribute to an outstanding Abaconian, yea an outstanding Bahamian. Those responsible are to be thanked and commended for a job well done.  …

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Nothing’s Changed

Recent continuous power outages take much of the enjoyment of our Bahamas home out of the picture. We've been coming here for over 20 years.

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Bonefish Regulations Will Deter Anglers

  Dear Editor, The members of the Treasure Cay Bonefish Club are resident and non-resident homeowners in Treasure Cay. We have serious concerns related to the proposed bonefishing regulations and the mandatory use of guides. The new proposal appears to allow us to fish on our own but not in …

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