BIS The NHI Secretariat continued to meet with Bahamians across the archipelago with stops in Mayaguana, Abaco, Acklins and Crooked Island during the month of June, as well as engaging with stakeholder and travelling to South Africa for a bilateral exchange of information. Ms. Elizabeth Keju, NHI Consultant, Administration and …
Jeremie Saunders, Senior Department of Marine Resources Supervisor on Abaco, urges craw-fishermen to follow the laws regarding the spiny lobster season in The Bahamas as we near the start of the 2016/17 season. Mr. Saunders said he has recently had to deal with a number of crawfish traps that have …
Drums were in place under the ceremony tent as parents and guests gathered to witness the teachers awarding certificates, medals, or small gifts to the students in their class who had distinguished themselves by their achievements during the school year.
A family of four was fishing off the beach off Bakers Bay on March 10 at about 2pm in the afternoon. The two young boys (aged 8 and 10) were enjoying a day on the water with their parents and a local from Guana . They were doing some catch and release of small fish in the protected waters close to the Bakers Bay Resort.
The Prime Minister announced during the recent presentation of the budget debate that, thanks to VAT, the country has cut its deficit substantially. That’s great; however deficit does not mean our debt – which continues to grow with vigor. It grows because spending continues to outpace what we collect in tax at the expense of the private sector which, Mr. Christie admitted, grew much slower than expected.
In keeping with their desire to equally represent its three primary settlements, the Hope Town district Council held its November 24, 2015 monthly meeting in its Guana Cay office.
During a visit to Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club on April 23, Prime Minister Perry Christie announced that the Club would soon be creating over 250 jobs for Bahamians both in Abaco, and across the country.
The Bahamas Electricity Corporation held a town meeting on February 26 at the Anglican Parish Hall to publicly present their power expansion plans which include a submarine cable from the mainland of Abaco to an area near Baker's Bay on Great Guana Cay.
The Save Guana Cay Reef Association (SGCRA), which mounted a groundbreaking five-year legal campaign in opposition to the Baker’s Bay development, warned of serious implications for the surrounding reef – recognized as one of the best dive sites in the world – as well as for the rest of the previously unspoiled island. The group fears now that their predictions have come true.
The Kiwanis Club of Central Abaco’s Key Club organized its first Youth and Leadership Training Conclave on Jan. 31.