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August, 2018

  • 7 August

    As No Name Pigs Popularity Increases So Does Need for Care

    While the swimming pigs of Abaco at No Name Cay are enjoying increasing fame and receiving the attention of more and more visitors throughout the year a Green Turtle Cay native has taken up the cause of caring for the residents of Piggyville. Craig Russell one of seven children of …

July, 2018

  • 11 July

    Two Abaconians Secure Bahamian Icon Awards

    Founded in 2013, The Bahamian Icon Awards set forth on a mission to celebrate the exemplary achievements of men and women who have excelled in their respective industries and have therefore contributed to the overall development of The Bahamas. Accordingly, The Bahamian Icon Awards is a celebration of greatness. Among …

June, 2018

  • 1 June

    Junior Minister of Tourism Honoured with Special Assembly

    On May 24, 2018 Forest Heights Academy held a special assembly to honour Abaco’s first ever Junior Minister of Tourism winner – Khalea Richard. Khalea competed against students from across The Bahamas and earned the title earlier this year. The assembly was moderated by Lori Higgs-Thompson, a teacher at FHA. …

November, 2017

  • 3 November

    Tourism Minister Visits Elbow Cay for Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle

    The Abaco Chamber of Commerce hosted their third quarterly Mix and Mingle in Elbow Cay on October 26, 2017 at Sea Spray Resort. The guest speakers for the evening were the Honourable Dionisio D’Aguilar – Minister of Tourism and Aviation; and Randy Butler – Sky Bahamas CEO. Min. D’Aguilar preceded …

August, 2017

  • 11 August

    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 …

March, 2017

  • 29 March

    Junior Minister Speech Competition Gives Youth Perspective on Cultural Heritage

    The Ministry of Tourism held its Annual Abaco Junior Minister Speech Competition at the Bahamas Government Complex on March 15, 2017.

January, 2017

  • 12 January

    Junkanoo Ignites Explosion of Colours on Green Turtle Cay

    The theme for this year’s Green Turtle Cay Junkanoo Parade was Birds of Paradise: a name evoking a vision of bright, vivid colours. A large crowd of spectators were treated to the vibrant display as they witnessed the Li’l Island Slammers’ annual Junkanoo Parade which took place on January 2, 2017.

November, 2016

  • 10 November

    Albert Lowe Museum Celebrates Forty Years

    By Amanda Diedrick Forty years ago this month, on November 6, 1976, surrounded by Bahamian, American, Canadian and British dignitaries and hundreds of well-wishers, Bahamian artist and historian Alton Lowe watched as then Minister of Tourism Clement Maynard cut the ribbon officially opening Green Turtle Cay’s Albert Lowe Museum. To …

September, 2016

  • 29 September

    International Arrivals Grow for Third Straight Year

    Abaco’s tourism sector is showing growth and resilience with 47,000 stopover visitors year-to-date and airlift capacity for international arrivals increasing for the third straight year according to deputy director-general of tourism Ellison Thompson.

August, 2016

  • 10 August

    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 …