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Have Some Pride

It is indeed a rare thing in The Bahamas to find people that care – I mean really and truly care – about our history. I say this because, first of all, it is a rare occurrence that relevant government agencies take the time and invest the money in order to maintain and preserve, much less restore important historical buildings.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Traps

Crawfish season is here. I can already hear the sound of boat engines roaring to life as everyone stretches out their slings to test their elastic, look for holes in their mesh bags and retrace the steps they took when they laid their last trap. Crawfish season is for many Bahamians and Abaconians a more exciting holiday than any other. It’s Christmas in July, except that it’s in August.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Night Swimming

We recently hit the fever pitch of summer. With the week-long, island-wide Regatta leading into the festivities of our nation’s Independence a lot of activities have kept us busy. And we’ve had such nice weather for it, too. It is nice to see people from communities all over this island get together. That’s one reason I love the summer. With so many parties and events, such as the Independence celebrations behind us and the Sail Away and opening of Crawfish Season ahead of us, it allows a lot of us to get out there and see our friends and our beautiful island. As long as we don’t go overboard, we all have great times.

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