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June 27, 2013
Johnson: Bimini ferry service brings new tourism opportunities

The addition of a Miami-to-Bimini passenger ferry is expected to open up new tourist markets and complement the island's boutique casino, according to the director general at the Ministry of Tourism.

David Johnson told Guardian Business that the Superfast Ferries service will offer another travel option for tourists to visit Bimini...

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May 07, 2013
Statement from Howard R. Johnson, MPA, Former FNM Candidate, Central South Eleuthera

Exactly 1 year ago, the Progressive Liberal
Party returned to office on the back end of the most crippling economic
crisis since the Great Depression. It must be noted that the said
economic spanned most of the FNM's 2007-2012 term in office.
Nevertheless, the PLP reclaimed the government through classic
Machiavellian political tactics, an unrelenting and often sleazy
propaganda machine,&nbs...

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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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Van Johnson, 54
April 28, 2011
Van Johnson, 54

Van Johnson, 54 of Marathon Road died on Sunday 24th April, 2011 at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

He is survived by his wife: Yvonne Johnson; sons: Jevan, Darrieus and Van Jr.; grandchildren: Dasmine and Jazell Johnson; mother: Vandaline Johnson-Adderley; sisters: Cyprianna Bethel, Janette Ferguson, Nancy Johnson, Kay Ellison Gardiner, Barbara Jane Etienne and Zina Sturrup; brothers: Edison a...

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Rattlers Go Down Swinging To The Magic
November 06, 2012
Rattlers Go Down Swinging To The Magic

Michael Ingraham was dominant from the mound and at the plate for the playoff-bound Government High School Magic yesterday, to lead them to an impressive 16-4 victory over the C.I. Gibson Rattlers.

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October 31, 2010
Acting Minister of Education says that Tourism is Everybody's Business

Nassau,
The Bahamas - Hundreds of students gathered at the Geoffrey Brown Auditorium at
Queen's College on Monday, October 25 to participate in a one-day
conference.

Held under
the theme, "How Strong is Your Parachute...
How Soft Will Your Landing Be... Will a Commitment to Life-Long Learning Help?,'
the objective of the event was to expose students to the many career
opportunities available in t...

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July 18, 2012
J.S. Johnson's net income falls 42.4 in Q1

After suffering a difficult 2011, J.S. Johnson's consolidated net income declined once again, this time by 42.49 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year.
Falling from $2.61 million to $1.506 million, consolidated net income fell partly due to a declining revenues stemming from a rough economy.
"The business is not making as much commission as last year, as a result of to...

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May 30, 2012
Fitting ceremony salutes BAAA 60th anniversary

Even the weather paid tribute to the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA).
When the BAAA scheduled Sunday May 27 for its anchor event of the 60th year anniversary celebrations, organizers had no thought of gloomy, severe weather conditions that were experienced over the weekend. All week leading up to Sunday, the rain came down heavily. Early Sunday, into the 10 o'clock hour, rain p...

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May 17, 2012
Deacon Cedric Bernard Neymour, 61

Funeral service for Deacon Cedric Bernard Neymour, 61 yrs., a resident of West Bay Street & formerly of Behring Point, Andros, who died on 26th April, 2012, will be held at Grants Town Seventh-day Adventist Church, Wellington Street, on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Dr. Leonard Johnson, Pastor Peter Joseph, Dr. Hugh A. Roach & Pastor Craig Williams. Interment follows in Woodlawn Garde...

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April 26, 2012
Rebecca Patricia Lee Johnson Patsy, 73

Funeral service for Rebecca Patricia Lee Johnson "Patsy", 73 yrs., a resident of Gregory Town, Eleuthera, who died on 9th April, 2012, will be held at St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church, Gregory Town, Eleuthera, on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Officiating will be Fr. David Cooper & Monsignor John Johnson. Interment follows in Gregory Town Public Cemetery, Eleuthera. 
Left to cherish her memories ...

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April 09, 2012
Infrastructure boost for Exuma

EXUMA, The Bahamas - With the signing of contracts for a new dock, repair of a bridge and roads, the island of Exuma is poised for an infrastructure boost.
The Bahamas Government has signed contracts with G and L Construction and Rolle's Heavy Equipment to construct a new dock in George Town, repair the ferry dock bridge that connects Little and Great Exuma and repair roads and parking areas betw...

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March 21, 2012
FNM backs Johnson

By AVA TURNQUEST

Tribune Staff Repoter

aturnquest@tribunemedia.net

THE Free National Movement is determined to continue with the nomination of Central and South Eleuthera candidate Howard Johnson despite a possible constitutional challenge, the Tribune has learned.

According to well-placed sources on the FNM council, the party was concerned that Mr Johnson would not be eligible to sit in the H...

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February 28, 2012
U.S. Charg Dinkelman visits Doris Johnson Sr. High for 2012 Dr. King Civil Rights Essay Contest

Nassau, Bahamas - Cedric Munroe, a 12th
grade student from Doris Johnson Sr. High is the proud New Providence
winner of the U.S. Embassy's 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil
Rights Essay Contest.  On February 28, U.S. Chargé d'Affaires John
Dinkelman recognized all of the students from Doris Johnson who
submitted essays and presented Cedric with this year's grand prize - a
ne...

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Dereck Valentino Johnson, 24
April 07, 2011
Dereck Valentino Johnson, 24

Funeral Service for Dereck Valentino Johnson, 24 of Bowe Avenue, Montell Heights will be held on: Saturday, April 9th 2011 at: 1:00 pm at Church Of God Southwest Cathedral, Carmichael Road.
Officiating will be Bishop Donnie Storr assisted by other Ministers
Interment will be made in: The Western Cemetery, Nassau St.

Left to cherish his memories are his Parents: Benton Johnson and Deanne Wi...

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February 02, 2012
Police probe apparent suicide

The family of a young man was left in shock yesterday morning after his lifeless body was found hanging in a Lightbourne Avenue home he shared with his aunt, brother and daughter.
Police reported that they were alerted to the alleged suicide around 9 a.m.
Police said responding officers discovered no visible signs of injury to the man's body, which according to family members was found hanging by ...

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January 19, 2012
Parhon Tarik Johnson, 33

Funeral Service for the Late Parhon Tarik Johnson, 33 years of Farrington Road will be held on Saturday January 21st, 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Boyd Road.

Monsignor Alfred Culmer and Monsignor Simeon Roberts will officiate. Interment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery, Tyler Street.
 

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March 30, 2011
Spirit Gospel: Home to best gospel personality

ON THE heels of winning several awards during the 2010 DJ Awards, a local radio house, Broadcast Services Ltd., is again lauding one of its DJs, Giles Wells, for winning Best Gospel Personality as host of the morning show on Spirit Gospel.

For Mr Wells, the achievement is a by-product of a career that started out on a very different path.

He studied business and finance in college, but his own ...

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March 29, 2011
J S Johnson acquires 5,000 more policies through MetLife

J.S. Johnson and Company Ltd. will grow its portfolio to nearly 30,000 clients after taking over the servicing of an estimated 5,000 life insurance policies associated with U.S-based MetLife. The company is now eyeing cross-selling to these new clients.
The change will be effective on April 30 and will roughly increase the company’s portfolio by 10 percent, said J.S. Johnson’s Executi...

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December 02, 2011
Philip Charlton Phil Burrows, 51

Mr. Philip Charlton "Phil" Burrows age 51 years of #13 Windward Road; Imperial Park Sea Breeze Estates will be held on Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 7:30pm at The United Christian Cathedral, Flamingo Gardens.
 
Garnet Funeral Service
For

Mr. Philip Charlton "Phil" Burrows age 51 years of #13 Windward Road; Imperial Park Sea Breeze Estates will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2011 at 9:45a...

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Pastor Leonard Johnson on Gambling
July 11, 2012
Pastor Leonard Johnson on Gambling

Ecumenical Service, 39th Independence Celebration
Pastor, DR. Leonard Johnson On Gambling

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October 13, 2011
Lawyer critical of government's crime response

Harsher penal sanctions will not affect the crime rate, according to a defense lawyer.
Elsworth Johnson said the government has displayed its "panic mode" with the attitude that "if they can hang somebody and institute harsher penalties they will solve crime".
Johnson said in some instances politicians are encroaching on constitutional rights of citizens, but "they don't care".
Johnson, who is the...

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October 06, 2011
Alfred McArthur Johnson, 55

Funeral service Alfred McArthur Johnson, 55, of North Palmetto Point, Eleuthera and formerly of Governor’s Harbour will be held on Saturday October 8th, 11:00 a.m. at Full Gospel House of God Temple, North Palmetto Point, Eleuthera. Rev. Leonard Culmer, assisted by Rev. Charles Sands and Fr. Scott Brennen will officiate. Interment will follow in Margaret View Cemetery.

He is survived by (2)...

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March 18, 2011
Savings from closure of tourism's NY office

Tourism officials will have perhaps $600,000 per year to redeploy in its marketing strategy with the closure of its New York City tourism office, marking the end of an era for the Ministry.
The doors to that office closed for the last time on February 28, though the decision to close was made about four years ago, Director-General of the Ministry of Tourism David Johnson said.
There is one touris...

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October 07, 2010
(VIDEO) Bodine Johnson launches official music video for Intoxicated

Nassau, Bahamas -

For
those of you who love the sweet sound of Soca and can't wait for a
taste of Junkanoo on Bay Street, Bodine 'Be' Johnson's summer single

Intoxicated is the hit you've been waiting to see on Video.    The
BuffBoo Records recording artist launched her official video for the single on September 23rd at Harry's Haven.

Intoxicated, the feel-good Caribbean love ...

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March 15, 2011
Higgs Johnson partner elected to chair IBA committee

Higgs & Johnson partner, Tara Archer, has been elected Chair of the Consumer Litigation Committee (CLC) for the International Bar Association (IBA) for the 2011 - 2013 period, the law firm has announced.
She is the youngest female attorney from the Caribbean region to be elected to such a notable post, having satisfied the criteria which includes demonstrating expertise in the litigation field, ma...

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March 14, 2011
PUSH: New Song from Bodine 'Be' Johnson

Nassau, Bahamas - Bodine 'Be' Johnson releases the newest single from forthcoming 'The
BeComing' album called PUSH.  The motivational single was produced by
Rik Carey and Sketch Carey two of the most talented young producers in
The Bahamas.   Continuing the theme of Bahamian sounds, visuals and
writing, Bodine's soul-searching lyrics represent the determination and
dr...

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October 04, 2010
Paul Johnson, a superb goalkeeper moves on

By FRED STURRUP
NG Associate Editor
frederick@nasguard.com

This has been an exciting year for soccer. The World Cup was held in South Africa and spread soccer fever across the continents. Of course the excitement was felt here as many Bahamians focused on the two-week competitive extravaganza. Also, The Bahamas has another reason to feel good about the sport of soccer.
Around World Cup time in Ju...

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Breezes Shuts its Doors
August 29, 2011
Breezes Shuts its Doors

As the dust settles from Hurricane Irene, major resorts are reporting significant damage and Super Club Breezes will be closing its doors for at least two months.

In a statement by the company, Breezes announced, due to the passage of hurricane, the resort has suffered damage and will not be accepting new arrivals until November 1, 2011."As the damage is primarily roof damage, it will take some...

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