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June 05, 2012
BlackBerry calls BTC network 'one of the fastest' in Caribbean

The director of Research In Motion (RIM) for the Caribbean says The Bahamas has the one of the fastest mobile networks in the region.
Sean Killen, during a Caribbean-wide tour, told Guardian Business there has been a marked difference in the performance of the Bahamian network over the last year. The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), he added, has emerged as an "excellent carrier and part...

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Ms. Rengin Johnson to be awarded 2015 Woman of Distintion Award
July 02, 2015
Ms. Rengin Johnson to be awarded 2015 "Woman of Distintion" Award

Celebrating Woman International (CWI) a subsidiary of TKHGFI nonprofit organization, announced plans today to award Ms. Rengin Johnson with the “Woman of Distinction Award” 2015...

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April 29, 2015
Davis and Johnson assure relays won't cause blackouts

Minister of Works Philip Brave Davis said yesterday that electricity supplies across New Providence will not be compromised as a result of the upcoming International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays.

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March 18, 2015
Roberts and Johnson win U.S. Embassy Black History Month essay contest

Doris Johnson School's Tamia Roberts, and Kingsway Academy School's Alexia Johnson are the winners of the ninth United States Embassy Black History Month National High School Essay Contest, honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who worked hard to highlight the importance of equality and human rights for all regardless of race, gender, religion, ethnicity, citizenship and socio-economi...

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January 26, 2015
Students learn that happy pets are healthy pets

NASSAU, Bahamas -- "It's up to you guys to make sure your pets are well taken care of."
This was the overarching message Dr. Bridgette Johnson, President of the Bahamas Veterinary Association, delivered to years four, five, and six students at St. Andrews School on January 21.
Dr. Johnson's presentation, 'Caring for Our Pets', is part of a campaign by Washington, DC-based Pet Food Institute to inc...

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January 08, 2015
Johnson set to make Roc Nation debut in New York tonight

Bahamian professional boxer Taureano Johnson will make his debut with Roc Nation Sports tonight, in what he considers to be the biggest fight of his career.
Johnson will be defending his World Boxing Council's (WBC) Continental of Americas middleweight title, and will also be fighting for the WBC Silver middleweight championship and the vacant World Boxing Association's (WBA) International middlew...

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December 09, 2014
High honor for Higgs Johnson lawyer

Higgs & Johnson is pleased to announce that its partner, Surinder Deal received the 2014 TerraLex "Lawyer of the Year" award during a global gathering of more than 150 member firm lawyers. TerraLex is a leading association of independent law firms made up of a worldwide network of 15,000 attorneys in more than 155 top independent law firms, located in 100 countries. Higgs & Johnson is a proud memb...

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October 29, 2014
Man killed in Fox Hill

A man was shot and killed on Johnson Road in Fox Hill last night.
Details were still coming in up to press time, but preliminary reports are that the man was riding his bicycle on the street around 8 o'clock when an assailant opened fire on him. He was reportedly shot in the head. His killing marks the 98th murder recorded this year.

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September 19, 2014
Johnson set to fight in the DR this weekend

Fresh off a 10-round unanimous victory in his last fight, newly crowned World Boxing Council (WBC) Continental of Americas Middleweight Champion Taureano "Reno" Johnson, is off to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic for his next fight this weekend. He is scheduled to fight Marvin Bendicott this Saturday, but his title apparently won't be on the line. Johnson's opponent is said to have an impressive ...

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April 26, 2012
Catching Up With: Doris Johnson Senior School head boy Dion Bowles Jr.

A leader is one who serves and can see the bigger picture, according to Doris Johnson Senior School head boy Dion Bowles Jr. The 17-year-old graduating senior says he has learnt in his tenure as co-head of his school that being a leader is more than barking orders or flaunting his power over others. The athletic young man, who has ambitions of being a medical technologist, says only the truly self...

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June 27, 2014
BTC expecting cell service disruptions through July

Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) mobile customers could experience "cell phone difficulties" until the end of next month, as BTC seeks to upgrade its system, Senior Vice President of Brand and Communications Marlon Johnson said yesterday.
Johnson said system upgrades could result in dropped calls and slow data service.
He said BTC officials hope to wrap up the optimization process by mid-J...

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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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February 26, 2014
Delayed GB casino announcement 'next month'

The new casino operator for the Memories Grand Bahama Beach and Casino Resort will be announced next month as negotiations are "wrapping up", Guardian Business can confirm.
Tourism Director General David Johnson has expressed confidence that a decision will be made soon on the matter. In fact, he estimates it could happen any day now. Calling the process a "very complex situation", Johnson admit...

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January 09, 2014
Minister praises work of Cooper, Gibson and Rose Jr.

In his contribution in the House of Assembly yesterday, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson offered condolences to the families of three sporting giants who recently passed away, Winston 'Gus' Cooper, 'King' Eric Gibson and Cecil Rose Jr.
All three were described as pioneers who contributed to the nation building of The Bahamas, whether it was through sports, culture or sports...

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November 13, 2013
New long-distance running era ushered in by Marathon Bahamas

The prominence of the Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas has brought back memories of past eras when long-distance running was high on the popularity chart in this country, New Providence, in particular.
Back during the 1950s, long-distance road events organized by post-World War II military officers stationed in The Bahamas, were sporting extravaganzas. The late Oscar Francis cemented his status...

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May 05, 2011
Official opening ceremony held for Doris Johnson Senior High School

By LAMECH JOHNSON

NEARLY a decade after its construction, an official opening ceremony was held yesterday at Doris Johnson Senior High School.

The school on Prince Charles Drive, named after educator and politician Dame Doris L Johnson, opened in 2002 while the PLP was in office, but never enjoyed an official opening ceremony until now.

Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, who gave the keynote addre...

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Van Johnson, 54
May 05, 2011
Van Johnson, 54

Funeral Service for Van Johnson, 54 of Marathon Estates will be held on Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. at Rhodes Memorial Methodist Church, 108 Montrose Avenue. Officiating will be Rev. Emily Demeritte. Interment will follow in the Southern Cemetery, Cowpen & Spikenard Roads.

He is survived by his wife Yvonne Johnson, Sons: Darrius, Jovan and Van Jr., Mother: Vandaline Johnson Adderley, G...

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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 29, 2013
Bahamas PM greeted by Seventh Day Adventist Pastor Leonard Johnson

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie is greeted by Pastor Leonard Johnson, President of Atlantis Caribbean Union of The Seventh Day Adventist, and introduced to Pastor Ted N. C. Wilson, left, President of the General Conference of Seventh Day Adventist and guest speaker at the start of "Divine Worship" in the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort, July 27...

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May 24, 2013
Court denies bail after man 'lied' in affidavit

A court yesterday refused to give bail to a man who "lied" about his criminal history in an affidavit.
Kenyon Ferguson was seeking bail pending appeal of his conviction for a drug possession offense.
In the affidavit prepared by his lawyer, Geoffrey Farquharson, Ferguson claimed that he had no previous convictions.
However, prosecutor Aaron Johnson debunked this assertion by presenting Ferguson's ...

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April 25, 2013
Plans to Show Jury Clothing From Murder Scene Delayed

Plans to show a jury clothing recovered from a crime scene hit a roadblock yesterday when an officer said she could not break the seal on the package.
During her testimony in the trial of Kofhe Goodman, DC 3003 Denia Johnson said that she collected a gray Bob Marley shirt, gray khaki pants, a pair of...

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April 12, 2013
Nassau Bartlette Street Murder Victim Identified

Nassau, Bahamas - Police have identified the
man shot and killed at Bartlette Street of Johnson Road as38 year old
RANDOLPH ALMANTO COAKLEY of PINEWOOD GARDENS.

According
to reports around 1:30 pm on Thursday 11thApril, 2013 the deceased,
along with two (2) other males were sitting outside a residence at
Bartlette Street off Johnson Road when they were approached by a male
wearing a blue ho...

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February 11, 2013
Two Men Die in Police Custody

Two suspects have died in police custody, police confirmed, although they were quiet on the details. A suspect in an attempted armed robbery, who sources identified as Matthew Jacob Pratt, 33, of Nassau Village, died around 4 p.m. at the Central Detective Unit on Friday.

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January 04, 2013
Minister thanks Junkanoo partners

Nassau, The Bahamas -- The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Daniel Johnson held a press conference primarily to express the Ministry's gratitude for the support it received from industry partners during the recent 2012/2013 Junkanoo parades including the Junior Junkanoo parade.

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November 24, 2012
MISSING: 15 yr old Giovanni Johnson of Windsor Estates, Nassau

Nassau, Bahamas -
Police are requesting the public's assistance in locating 15 year old
GIOVANNI JOHNSON of WINDSOR ESTATES off BERNARD ROAD. Giovanni is
described as having dark brown complexion, slim build and stands at 5'5"
tall.

He was last seen around 8:00 am on Friday 23rd November, 2012 at his residence wearing his C.V. Bethel school uniform.

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August 21, 2012
PM and Minister Johnson Proud of Children's Choir Chinese Bronze

NASSAU, The Bahamas - As
many around the world are still recognising The Bahamas in terms of
athletics Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry
Christie and Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. the Hon. Danny
Johnson took time out to laud the efforts of some of The Bahamas'
youngest cultural ambassadors - the Bahamas National Children's Choir -
on their recent bronze-le...

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August 03, 2012
Notice About William Bruce Johnson

In the estate of William Bruce Johnson late of Sea Beach Estates in the Western District of the Island of New Providence, one of the islands of the Commonwealth of THe Bahamas, Deceased.

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July 20, 2012
Notice About J.S. Johnson

To our Valued Clients

All of our Offices in Nassau, Freeport, Abaco & Exuma will be closed Friday, 20th July, 2012. Regular office hours will resume Monday, 23rd July, 2012

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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Minister in Clash With Senior Staff
May 04, 2012
Minister in Clash With Senior Staff

A bundle of documents from the files of the Ministry of Tourism reveals that Minister of Tourism Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace was in a war with the most senior officials of his ministry, as he ignored their advice to terminate a lucrative marketing contract to a company he allegedly brought to the ministry.

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Gertrude Johnson, 65
April 14, 2011
Gertrude Johnson, 65

Funeral Service for Gertrude Johnson, 65 of #39 Oxford Drive, South Beach will be held on Saturday April 16th, 10:00 a.m. at St. George’s Anglican Church, Montrose Avenue. Archdeacon Kingsley G. Knowles assisted by Fr. Andrew Toppin will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Anne’s Cemetery, Fox Hill Road.

She is survived by her seven children: Cyd, Sophia, Shaine, Sharmaine, Sean, Bereashia-...

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