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2016/2017 Budget Contribution by Youth, Sports Culture Minister Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson
June 21, 2016
2016/2017 Budget Contribution by Youth, Sports & Culture Minister Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson

I wish to begin my final budget contribution during this term by firstly thanking the residents of the great Constituency of Carmichael for the trust they have bestowed on me over these past years several years.

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May 11, 2016
Doris Johnson Senior High Girls Basketball Champions Pay Courtesy Call on the Governor General

Doris Johnson Senior High School Girls Basketball Champions along with their principal James Clarke and chaperones paid a courtesy call on Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling...

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April 03, 2016
Johnson hopes stronger law would weed out rogue lawyers

Proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Act will increase sanctions against "the few lawyers who have wreaked havoc on the profession", according to Bahamas Bar Association President Elsworth Johnson.

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March 23, 2016
Chinese Embassy Contributes $5,000 to Doris Johnson High School Music Programme

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China presented a cheque for $5,000 to the Doris Johnson High School Music Programme on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at the school.

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June 09, 2011
Metajo Dames, 48

Last rites for Metajo Dames aged 48 of # 46 Fifth Street Coconut Grove will be held on Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at The Mission Baptist Church, Hay and East Street.
Officiating will be Rev. Dr. R. E. Cooper-Pastor of The Mission Baptist Church, Rev. Ivan D. Rolle Sr.-Pastor Comfort House Ministries International assisted by Other Missions of the Gospel.  Interment in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road
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January 19, 2016
Johnson: Letter was not ultimatum

Free National Movement (FNM) candidate for South Beach Howard Johnson denied yesterday that his letter to party leader Dr. Hubert Minnis last September indicating his refusal to accept any other nomination except for South Beach was an ultimatum.

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PM 'stunned' by murder of boy: Extra police may be placed in the schools
December 11, 2015
PM 'stunned' by murder of boy: Extra police may be placed in the schools

PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday he was "stunned" to learn of the stabbing death of a 16-year-old Doris Johnson Senior High School student as he suggested the country's crime situation now requires not only a stronger police presence in schools but for the government to invest in ensuring campuses are outfitted with security equipment...

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December 07, 2015
Johnson: Swift Justice was politically contrived

Despite the successes touted under the government's Swift Justice initiative, Bar Association President Elsworth Johnson said yesterday the program is too politicized.

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November 11, 2015
Top high school athletes to compete in upcoming National Volleyball Tournament of Champions

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, in conjunction with the Bahamas Volleyball Federation (BVF), will present the third annual "National Tournament of Champions," sponsored by J.S. Johnson Insurance Agents and Brokers Limited on November 19 - 21, 2015.
Fourteen teams, seven male and seven female, from across the country, will compete for the titles this year. The...

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October 01, 2015
HRH Princess Anne and Governor General Dame Marguerite Present 2015 GGYA Gold Awards

Winners of the ‘Gold’ Governor General’s Youth Award have participated in a rigorous testing of ability and spirit that teaches excellent qualities of leadership and teamwork.

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September 29, 2015
Results of the Youth Back to School Regatta

The Back to School Regatta was held on Saturday and Sunday, September 12 & 13 having been previously postponed as a result of bad weather.

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August 20, 2015
Daijah Johnson becomes first female Bahamian candidate master

Mind sports, like chess continue to make their way to the forefront of the local sporting scene and on the heels of a strong performance in international competition, a young, up and coming chess prospect has received one of the most prestigious awards by the governing body of the sport.

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September 08, 2012
Minister Propels Pro Boxing Control

The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson has provided the Bahamas Boxing Commission with a home. The commission will now be headquartered at the government community facility in the Carmichael constituency.
In furthering his "spirit of cooperation" concept, the minister has lived up to the promise of facilitating a home base for the commission. The Carmichael building will be u...

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May 27, 2011
(Photos) Nostrum Fabula tells the story of Bahamian and Haitian cultures

Nassau, Bahamas - A night of art, celebrating the heritage and stories of the Bahamian and Haitian cultures was held on May 20th at Jacaranda House.

The artwork of Frederick Johnson III and Bernard Petit-Homme, Jackson Petit and Matthew Wildgoose was on display and guests were entertained by
saxophonist from Haiti Mr. Bensax;

The Region Bells; Rupp a pum pum drummer; and Kompa and Goombay ...

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March 09, 2015
Renewed call for Industrial Tribunal to have powers of Supreme Court

Given the growing number of labor disputes, Bahamas Bar Association President Elsworth Johnson has called for the Industrial Tribunal to become the labor component of the Supreme Court.

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February 06, 2015
Danny Johnson, lost again

What exactly does Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson mean and does he believe it when he said that "there is no divide ever between this government and the Church in The Bahamas"?

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November 25, 2014
Cash secured just 19 votes

Former Free National Movement Chairman (FNM) Darron Cash received just 19 votes in the FNM deputy leader race on Friday.
The Nassau Guardian understands that Peter Turnquest, the East Grand Bahama MP, received around 215 and Dr. Duane Sands got 153.
"I think it is clearly not a reflection of my performance as chairman," said Cash, when asked yesterday about his poor showing in the election.
"I thi...

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November 14, 2014
Men's basketball team drops out of CAC games

The men's national basketball team has elected to drop out of the 22nd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) basketball championships that will take place in Veracruz, Mexico.
The team qualified for the games this summer at the Caribbean Basketball Championships (CBC) in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, but elected not to take part in the games due to the absence of a number of key players.
The bas...

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September 25, 2014
GSSSA volleyball season set to get underway next Monday

The Government Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) will open its 2014-2015 sports calendar with volleyball next Monday, after a delay in action due to last minute maintenance procedures at the four public school gymnasiums around the island.
President of the GSSSA Kevin Johnson said during the summer that the association intends to use the A.F. Adderley, D.W. Davis, C.I. Gibson and Anatol...

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August 22, 2014
Johnson set to stage 'Lean on Me' Regatta this weekend

This Saturday and Sunday, some of the top 'C' Class sloops in the country will gather at Montagu Bay to compete in the "Lean on Me" Regatta, being staged by legendary boat owner Eleazor "Barber J" Johnson.
The title was inspired by the nature and purpose of the event. Johnson does not want the sole focus of the two-day event to be about money and prizes. This regatta is set to be different because...

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May 15, 2011
Rev David Johnson is honoured by the BSC

Sunday was a special one for Rev Dr David S Johnson at Macedonia Baptist Church on Bernard Road, Fox Hill.

Not only did Rev Johnson receive the banner that bore his name as the honouree for the Baptist Sports Council's 2011 Basketball Classic, but the 15-and-under team presented him with the trophies they won in three-peating as the champions.

During the service, most valuable player LaQuan Nair...

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June 04, 2014
Law firm sponsors STEP conference

Higgs and Johnson was a luncheon sponsor of the 2014 STEP Caribbean Conference held at Atlantis last month.
Under the theme "Exploring the Possibilities", the conference considered the prospects that accompany the notion that Caribbean IFCs (international financial centers) will continue to grow and leverage their respective strengths in a world where change is the norm.
The conference tackled a m...

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March 14, 2014
Stingrays shock Knights with early lead

The 2014 Government Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) Senior Track and Field Championships got underway yesterday at the old Thomas A. Robinson Track and Field Stadium. The C.R. Walker Knights are the defending champs and have won 13 consecutive GSSSA titles, but the first day belonged to the C.V. Bethel Stingrays.
It marks the first time in years that the Knights have trailed after the...

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November 12, 2010
Two students stabbed in altercation at Doris Johnson High

An altercation at Doris Johnson Senior High School yesterday landed two male students in hospital with stab wounds.
According to information reaching The Guardian, the two teenagers - one in grade 10 and the other a grade 12 student - got into an altercation at the rear of the school, which resulted in both of them receiving stab wounds to the shoulder and back.
Police press liaison officer Sergea...

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November 27, 2013
Minister Johnson engineers truce among BAAA executives

The International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF), as has been warned, has gotten into the nasty fight that is going on between two factions of executives in the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA).
This is happening finally and for a good reason. The BAAA executive battle has now reached into track and field communities and media organizations all over the world. Partic...

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October 21, 2013
Johnson: Convicted murderers have not reoffended after release

Elsworth Johnson, an attorney who is a member of The Greater Caribbean for Life, a group of organizations and individuals from countries in the region opposed to capital punishment...

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September 28, 2013
Dabox is your ultimate training facility

It's not your regular gym workout, in fact, it's not even a gym. Dabox is the newest training facility in New Providence, that comes with a different twist.
There's no need to worry about struggling while doing bench presses because there are no benches, cardio machines, exercise bikes or stairmasters to climb in Dabox. Trainer Charles Johnson is promising a pleasant surprise with fast results for...

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August 15, 2013
Johnson's boxing vacation

When the average person thinks of vacation, they usually think of the time away from their profession filled with fun, loads of rest and relaxation. But for Taureano Johnson, the definition of vacation simply means more training.

Running twice a day, a vigorous beach and cardio workout and let's not forget hitting the gym...

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July 05, 2013
Quotable Caribbean: Beverly Nicholson-Doty, Sir Richard Branson, David Johnson, and more...

"Caribbean people will argue over many things, but they are unanimous and non-partisan in their commitment to make healthy economies even more robust and profitable.

This is why we need to see greater commitments from our policymakers to recognize the true value of tourism to the economy so they, in turn, can ensure national budgets reflect the need to responsibly develop our region's major eco...

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