"It was a wonderful experience for me and I have great memories and many friendships that I have made. It was harder for me to come back home as I found the culture shock much greater coming home than it was to going to China. Abaco is such a big contrast."
China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) made a donation to Renardo Curry for the North Abaco Minister of Parliament’s Senior Citizen’s Christmas Event on December 18, 2015.
Construction continues on the $38 million North Abaco Port with the majority of labour intensive work set to begin in the new year which will lead to additional jobs for Bahamians.
A Chinese media delegation visited Abaco from Jan.13-14.
Construction is set to begin on the state-of-the-art North Abaco Port project in Cooper’s Town. The project is the result of a partnership between the governments of The Bahamas and the People’s Republic of China.
China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) joined efforts with the government to provide relief supplies for more than 100 Abaco residents who were left homeless following a fire in a local community.
Chinese Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has engaged the expertise of Bahamian Engineering firm Caribbean Coastal Services Ltd. (CCS) as the $39 million project moves one step closer to ground breaking in North Abaco.
On April 2, the Chinese Ambassador to The Bahamas, Yuan Guisen, arrived on Abaco. He was greeted at the airport and immediately taken to the Office of the Prime Minister in the Marsh Harbour Government Complex for a banquet. Before the meal he was introduced to those in attendance which included island administrators, representatives from the Ministry of Tourism, Customs, the private sector and other government officials.
Pamela Smith, a 2011 graduate of Forest Heights Academy, is now attending Beijing Union University (BUU) in pursuit of a degree in International Business and Trade. Smith has already completed two years of study at BUU in addition to learning to speak and write in Mandarin.
Miss Abaco 2013 Patricia Curry was slated to participate in 2 international competitions as this year’s Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International and Miss Tourism International.