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Smaller Abaco schools participate in the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications
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Tuesday, 26 April 2011 07:33

Cyber Learning Centre students perform as a choral verse speaking group, during the recent E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications in Marsh Harbour, Abaco.  (BIS Photo / Eric Rose)

MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco -- Cyber Learning Centre students perform as a choral verse speaking group, during the recent E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications in Marsh Harbour, Abaco.  (BIS Photo / Eric Rose)

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Agape Christian School students call on the PM
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Tuesday, 26 April 2011 07:12

Students from the Agape Christian School call on Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham  at the Cabinet Office on April 19, 2011. (BIS Photo/Peter L. Ramsay)NASSAU, Bahamas -- Students from the Agape Christian School call on Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham at the Cabinet Office on April 19, 2011.

(BIS Photo/Peter L. Ramsay)

 

 


 
Central Abaco Primary students meet the Prime Minister
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Monday, 25 April 2011 14:14

Students of the Central Abaco Primary School on a visit to New Providence, make a  courtesy call on Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham on April 21 at the Cabinet Office. (BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay) NASSAU, Bahamas -- Students of the Central Abaco Primary School on a visit to New Providence, make a courtesy call on Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham on April 21 at the Cabinet Office.

(BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay)

 

 


 

 

 
38th Bahamas Billfish Championship showing increase in entries
Submitted by the Bahamas Billfish Championship Teaser   
Sunday, 24 April 2011 06:31
ABACO, Bahamas -- The 38th annual Bahamas Billfish Championship series kicks-off Wednesday, April 27th, with an 18% increase in entries for the Central Abaco Championship at Treasure Cay Resort & Marina. Host/sponsors for the first leg of the five tournament series are Hatteras Yachts and Gulfstream International Airlines.

The all new Hatteras 63 GT will be making its tournament debut compliments of Hatteras and MarineMax. MarineMax will also be hosting the Morning Eye Opener each morning at the Tipsy Seagull Patio between the hours of 0600 and 0730 Thursday and Friday and 0530 to 0700.

For those that have not participated in the BBC before or missed last year's tournaments, registration hours Wednesday are from 1300 to 1600 hours at the Tipsy Seagull Patio. During registration, all participating teams will receive BBC T-shirts and visors as well as other goodies from the Series' sponsors.

In compliance with the Bahamas Department of Fisheries regulations for permitted tournaments, all participating teams will receive a small decal to be placed on the boat's Bahamas Fishing Permit.

The BBC recognizes the valuable contributions of the captains and crewmembers and the 'Committee Boat' will again have daily crew drawings. A variety of items, including merchandise gift certificates, Gulfstream Airlines vouchers and Treasure Cay Resort 'weekend get-aways' are given away each fishing day.
 
Agape Christian School students participate in E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications
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Saturday, 23 April 2011 06:33

Agape Christian School student Rebecca Higgs performs a pop music solo, during the recent E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications in Abaco, at the Marsh Harbour Gospel Chapel.  (BIS Photo / Eric Rose)

MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco -- Agape Christian School student Rebecca Higgs performs a pop music solo, during the recent E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications in Abaco, at the Marsh Harbour Gospel Chapel.  (BIS Photo / Eric Rose)

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Dundas Town Primary students visit the Governor General
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Thursday, 21 April 2011 08:38

Teachers and students from the Dundas Town Primary School, Abaco are pictured with Governor-General Sir. Arthur Foulkes (seated, third from left front row), during a courtesy call at Government House, on Wednesday April 20, 2011.  (BIS Photo/Derek Smith) NASSAU, Bahamas -- Teachers and students from the Dundas Town Primary School, Abaco are pictured with Governor-General Sir. Arthur Foulkes (seated, third from left front row), during a courtesy call at Government House, on Wednesday April 20, 2011.  

 (BIS Photo/Derek Smith)

 

 


 
US Embassy marks Earth Day through training for environmental leaders on Abaco
Submitted by the US Embassy Nassau   
Thursday, 21 April 2011 08:14

A diverse group of environmentalists attend a one-day NGO Capacity Building workshop held at Friends of The Environment in Marsh Harbour, Abaco on Friday, April 15.  The workshop was facilitated by Dawn Crosby (front row, second from right) from the U.S. Department of State’s International Speaker Program.  U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Erica Thibault (front row left) is standing next to Terry Miller, President of Civil Society Bahamas.MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco -- To mark Earth Day, the U.S. Embassy in partnership with Civil Society Bahamas sponsored a special NGO capacity building workshop on April 15 for environmental leaders throughout Abaco. The Bahamas National Trust and Friends of the Environment hosted the Marsh Harbour session facilitated by American NGO technical expert, Dawn Crosby. The workshop was part of U.S. Ambassador Nicole Avant’s ongoing commitment to support the efforts of local environmental organizations working to protecting and preserving The Bahamas’ land and marine habitats.

During the session American presenter, Dawn Crosby, provided Abaco’s environmental leaders with concrete tools in identifying ways to align the resources, abilities and activities of their organizations with the external environment in order to achieve the organization’s mission. Deon Stewart, the National Coordinator of the United Nations Development Small Grants Program Global Environmental Facility (UNDPGEF), also gave a presentation during the seminar and encouraged environmental organizations throughout The Bahamas to apply for the small-grants. Details on UNDP’s Small Grants Program for environmental groups can be found on www.sgpbahamas.org.

Photo:  A diverse group of environmentalists attend a one-day NGO Capacity Building workshop held at Friends of The Environment in Marsh Harbour, Abaco on Friday, April 15.  The workshop was facilitated by Dawn Crosby (front row, second from right) from the U.S. Department of State’s International Speaker Program.  U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Erica Thibault (front row left) is standing next to Terry Miller, President of Civil Society Bahamas.

 
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