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PM Christie Lauds Abaco's Air and Boating Tourism Sectors - Sep 23, 2016 - 3:32:00 PM

MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco, The Bahamas -- Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie noted that if one closely examines the facts, one can demonstrate that Abaco has consistently delivered historical growth trends based on steady and methodical performance in both its air and boating sectors.

"In fact, it is one of only a handful of islands in our archipelago that has experienced a kind of robust, organic and measured multi-sector development delivering economic returns that are the envy of other destinations within The Bahamas and in the region," Prime Minister Christie said, at the Abaco Business Outlook, held at Great Abaco Beach Resort & Marina...
Bahamian Politics
Alfred M. Sears “Listening Tour” to Abaco to meet with Stalwarts and Branch Executives of The Progressive Liberal Party - Sep 22, 2016 - 11:28:07 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas – Alfred M. Sears, Queens Counsel, PLP Candidate for Fort Charlotte, accompanied by his wife Marion, took his “listening tour” to Abaco this weekend and the visit was a resounding success.

The people with whom he met were excited about Sears’ bid for the leadership of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and welcomed him warmly, embracing his change agenda and assuring him of their support.

“This tour afforded me the opportunity to engage with Stalwart councilors, Branch members, residents and Local Government officials...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Prime Minister Christie's Remarks at Abaco Business Outlook - Sep 22, 2016 - 12:50:31 PM

If we closely examine the facts we can demonstrate that Abaco has consistently delivered historical growth trends based on steady and methodical performance in both its air and boating sectors. In fact, it is one of only a handful of islands in our archipelago that has experienced a kind of robust, organic and measured multi-sector development delivering economic returns that are the envy of other destinations within The Bahamas and in the Region.

In the first half of this year Abaco experienced incremental growth in each of its top ten US markets which puts it on track to deliver solid returns for the full year 2016.

With over ninety-nine thousand visitors coming by air to the destination in 2015, Abaco is also one of only three islands in The Bahamas that was able to meet or exceed the region’s overall growth rate of seven (7.3) percent in foreign air arrivals last year...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Drugs seized in South Abaco, 1 man in custody - Sep 16, 2016 - 9:27:46 AM

Abaco Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2016, officers from the Abaco Division arrested an adult male following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Wednesday 14th September 2016.

Reports are that shortly before 1:00pm, Abaco Division officers executed search warrant on a home located at Crossing Rock, South Abaco, where they uncovered a quantity of marijuana...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Firearm and ammunition arrest in Abaco - Aug 4, 2016 - 12:53:08 PM

Abaco, Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2016, police in Abaco arrest a 40 year old male after he was found in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition.

Reports are that on Thursday 4th August 2016 shortly after 3:00am, officers while on mobile patrol in the area of S.C Bootle Highway, stopped and searched a 2001 Honda Accord with two male passengers, officers discovered on one of the male a .357 revolver along with (16) .357 rounds of ammunition. The 40 year old male of Central Pines, Abaco was arrested and taken into custody...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Abaco Armed Robbery - Jun 18, 2016 - 6:26:38 PM

Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco are investigating an armed robbery of a business establishment on Don McKay Boulevard.

Reports are that on Friday 17th June 2016 shortly after 1:00pm, a mask male entered the business establishment armed with a shot gun and robbed it of a large sum of money. He then robbed the cashier of a silver Honda vehicle thereby making good his escape...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Armed robbery in Abaco - Jun 13, 2016 - 12:47:04 PM

Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco are investigating an armed robbery.

Reports are that on Sunday 12th June 2016 shortly before 9:00pm, a male reported that while in the area of Crockett Drive, Marsh Harbour, Abaco, he was robbed of cash by an unknown male armed with a knife.

Police are actively investigating...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco police report stabbing incident at night club - Jun 11, 2016 - 11:10:49 AM

Police in Abaco, Bahamas are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a male hospitalized.

Reports are that on Saturday 11th June 2016,shortly before 1:00am, a male reported that while at a nightclub on Don McKay Boulevard, he was reportedly stabbed to the body several times by a male known to him. He was taken to the Marsh Harbour Clinic and was seen by doctor who listed his injuries as serious.The victim was flown to New Providence for further medical assistance...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Missing Abaco man found dead in vehicle - Jun 7, 2016 - 1:36:44 PM

Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco are investigating the death of a 59 year old male of Cooper’s Town, Abaco, who was reported missing on Saturday 4th June 2016. On Monday 6th June 2016 shortly after 4:00pm, the 59 year old male was discovered in his vehicle in the Coconut Grove area off S.C Bootle Highway unresponsive.

The body was taken to the Marsh Harbour Clinic where doctor pronounced him dead...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Abaconian arrested in Grand Bahama for drug possession - Apr 21, 2016 - 9:46:11 AM

Freeport, Grand Bahama - A 21 year old female of Grand Cay, Abaco is in police custody after she was arrested for Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the intent to supply.

Reports are that on Wednesday 20th April 2016 shortly before 2:00pm, officers of Operation Turf Sweep acting on information went to the Grand Bahama Highway in the area of the Grand Cay Boat Dock where officers discovered in a suitcase a quantity of suspected marijuana and cocaine. A 21 year old female of Grand Cay, Abaco was arrested and taken into police custody. Police are investigating...
Community : Abaco
Abaco Shark Education Tour Held - Mar 25, 2016 - 10:29:03 AM

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Florida based nonprofit Sharks4Kids teamed up with NC State PhD student Enie Buhler to visit schools around the island of Abaco. This three day education tour was made possible by a grant from the Save Our Seas Foundation and the team spoke to over 200 students ages 3-16.

Day one the team headed south and the first stop was in Sandy Point at James A. Pinder Primary School to speak to grades 4-6 and pre-K. This was followed by two presentations at Crossing Rocks Public School grades 1-6...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
American visitor arrested in Abaco for possession of marijuana brownies - Mar 13, 2016 - 12:15:37 PM

Police in Abaco have in their custody a 35 year old American female visitor who was found in possession of suspected marijuana brownies.

Reports are that on Saturday 12th March 2016, shortly before 3:00pm, police arrested the 32 year old female visitor who was found in possession of the suspected marijuana brownies while at the Treasure Cay International Airport.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF drug arrest in Abaco - Mar 13, 2016 - 8:47:14 AM

Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco are reporting that on Thursday 10th March 2016, shortly before 7:00am, officers conducted a road check in the area of Fire Road and Stratton Drive, where a black Nissan Infiniti was stopped and a male passenger was discovered with a quantity of suspected marijuana in his possession. He was arrested, taken into police custody and is expected to be charged in the Magistrate Court sometime next week...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Building Fire in Abaco - Operation Cleanup yields drug arrest - Mar 7, 2016 - 10:25:10 AM

Abaco, Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2016, on Saturday 5th March 2016, shortly after 11:00am, officers of Operation Cleanup, executed a search warrant at a residence in Central Pines, Abaco, where they arrested two males who were wanted by police for Causing Harm. They also discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana. Both males were taken into police custody.

Further on Sunday 6th March 2016, shortly after 7:00am, police along with the Marsh Harbour Volunteer Fire Services were called to a building fire on Grace Avenue, Dundas Town...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco drug arrest, two in custody - Feb 24, 2016 - 5:06:04 PM

ABACO, Bahamas -  Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2016, on Tuesday 23rd February, officers of Operation Cleanup, while in Central Pine, Abaco, arrested a 25 year old male who was found in possession of dangerous drugs namely marijuana.

Officers then executed a search warrant on the suspects residence and discovered a quantity of marijuana and (1) imitation firearm.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Man in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco dead after collapsing at a party - Feb 21, 2016 - 7:47:22 PM

Abaco, Bahamas - Police are reporting that on Friday 20th February 2016 shortly before 10:00pm, a 38 year old male resident of Green Turtle Cay, while at a party at a business establishment, collapse and died.

He was later pronounced dead by the local doctor.

Police were called to the scene, investigation into this matter is ongoing.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco house fire leaves 86-yr-old in serious condition - Armed robbery in Abaco - Feb 19, 2016 - 1:16:43 PM

Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco are also investigating a house fire that has left an 86 year old female with serious injuries.

Reports are that on Thursday 18th February 2016, shortly after 10:00pm, police in Crown Haven were alerted to a house fire of a single wooden structure. Officers along with other residents assisted the elderly female who reside at that residence and also with extinguishing the fire that completely destroyed the wooden structure...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco police find badly burnt male body - Feb 10, 2016 - 9:31:56 AM

Abaco, The Bahamas - Police in Abaco are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the person(s) responsible for the death of a male.

Reports are that on Tuesday 9th February 2016 shortly after 9:00pm, the badly burnt body of a male was discovered in bushes off S.C Bootle Highway. The body was examined by doctor and pronounced dead. Police are actively investigating and are appealing to the general public for anyone with any information that can assist in their investigation of this matter...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco: Armed robbery at local resort -- Drugs found - Feb 5, 2016 - 11:16:38 PM

Abaco, Bahamas - Found Drugs: Reports are that on Thursday 4th February 2016 shortly after 11:00am, Officers of the Marsh Harbour Police Station while in the Mudd with other government officials, discovered in an unfinished wooden structure, a plastic bag containing a large amount of grassy substance suspected to be marijuana...

Attempted armed robbery: Reports are that on Thursday 4th February 2016 shortly before 11:00pm, a female employee of a business establishment and a male security officer, while at a local resort were accosted by a male brandishing a firearm who demanded cash and discharge his firearm hitting the male security officer in the upper arm...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Building fire in Dundas Town, Abaco - Feb 3, 2016 - 10:00:57 AM

Police are investigating the circumstances that led to a building fire in Abaco.

Reports are that on Wednesday 3rd February 2016 shortly before 4:00am, police were called to a building fire in the Dundas Town area, where they met a single storey stone structure apartment that was unoccupied on fire. Officers from the Volunteer Fire Department responded and the fire was extinguished...

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