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February 05, 2016
Officer who helped detain triple murder suspect testifies

A JURY heard testimony yesterday from a police officer who was a part of a special operation instrumental in the arrest of a suspect wanted for questioning in a triple murder.

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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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Sheila Bethell dies, aged 89
October 23, 2015
Sheila Bethell dies, aged 89

SHEILA Catherine O'Brien Bethell, formerly of Nassau, died in her sleep at her home in Dowling Park, Florida on October 16. She was 89...

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September 30, 2015
Johnson ready to make the most of title opportunity

Middleweight standout Tureano Johnson (18-1, 13 KOs) will have a chance to put himself in a prime position this month when he takes on Eamonn "King Kane" O'Kane (14-1-1, 5 KOs) in an International Boxing Federation (IBF) Middleweight World Title Eliminator.

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Dr. Leonard A. Johnson presents book to the Prime Minister
September 03, 2010
Dr. Leonard A. Johnson presents book to the Prime Minister

A book entitled Inspirational Sayings and stories from A to Z by Dr. Leonard A. Johnson, president, Bahamas Conference Of Seventh 'day Adventists was presented to Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham on Thursday, September 2 at the office of the Prime Minister, Cable Beach. Pictured from: Prime Minister Ingraham and Dr. Johnson.

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Cultural Minister Dr. Johnson pays tribute to the life of the late Franklin Count Bernadino Ellis
July 23, 2015
Cultural Minister Dr. Johnson pays tribute to the life of the late Franklin "Count Bernadino" Ellis

I join the local cultural community and his many fans around the world in mourning the passing of Culture Warrior, Bahamian Icon and patriot and a giant of a man, the inimitable Franklin “Count Bernadino” Ellis. He had lived a full life at 92 years old...

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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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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 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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May 26, 2011
Ersley Livingston Johnson Sr., 59

Funeral Service for Ersley Livingston Johnson Sr., 59 of #817 Melvern Road, Yellow Elder Gardens, will be held on Saturday May 28th, 10:00 a.m. at St. Agnes Anglican Church, Baillou Hill Road. Archdeacon I. Ranfurly Brown assisted by Rev. Fr. Neil Nairn will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Nassau Street.

Wife: Claudell Johnson; Four sons: Ersley II., Evano (predeceased) ...

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December 18, 2014
Johnson defends spending on Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

In some circles, there has been speculation over the way national facilities are being used, the conditions in which they are kept, and the money being spent on hosting international sporting events, particularly the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium. Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson tried to clear up some of the speculation yesterday, and along with General Manager of th...

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November 14, 2014
Culinary students dominate Lukka Kairi food competition

Lukka Kairi, one of the newest restaurants on the food scene will soon open its doors to the public, and it wants to do so with the best Bahamian food possible. As such, the restaurant's principals recently hosted what was known as the Great Bahamian Cook-off to find the best recipes out there to help determine the final menu for the soon-to-be-open restaurant.
Hundreds of entrants submitted sampl...

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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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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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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 27, 2013
Minister referees heated row with BAAA executives

As internal conflict continues to rise in the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA), Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson has stepped into the ring to referee, hoping to bring resolution to the problems within the organization.
It was important for Johnson, who represents the Government of The Bahamas, to intervene before the world governing body for athletics, th...

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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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May 05, 2011
Doris Johnson Senior High School Officially Opened

Nassau, Bahamas -

Nine years after its construction,
Doris Johnson Senior High School was officially opened. The ceremony
was held on the school campus on Thursday, May 5.  Prime Minister,
the Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham said he was 'elated' to be present
for the event and paid tribute to its patron, the late Dame Dr. Doris
Johnson.

"This school bears an impressive
name; that of an ac...

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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 08, 2013
Street Legends & Urban Renewal Carmicheal Rd Police Station Games Report

Game # 1 Jr. Boys Games Outback Nassau Village Jr. Boys vs Hon. Daniel Johnson Carmicheal Surgeons

Final Score Surgeons 36 to 29

Leading the Surgeon Justin Ferguson with a game high 17pts, 6 assist 2 boards & Tevin Spence had 12pts. For the win. Leading the Outback Nassau Village Boys Jermaine Bethel with a game high 20pts & Charles Martin 6 pts...

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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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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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March 07, 2013
Sports minister wants lottery

Sports Minister Dr. Daniel Johnson yesterday called for the establishment of a lottery to fund sports development in the country.
"We now seek to assist the development of sports in the context of nation building," said Johnson during debate on the mid-year budget statement in the House of Assembly.
"We now know that sports is big business and we have to invest in our athletes.
"The time has come,...

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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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