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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 28, 2016
Doris Johnson High murder suspects claim mistreatment

Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt yesterday pledged to investigate claims of mistreatment made by three former Doris Johnson High School students accused of the murder of another student.

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Johnson versus Golovkin bout is very likely in early 2016
January 06, 2016
Johnson versus Golovkin bout is very likely in early 2016

Since his last fight, Bahamian middleweight boxer Taureano Johnson (19-1, 13 KOs) has had strong words for unified World Boxing Association (WBA) Super, International Boxing Federation (IBF), and International Boxing Organization (IBO) Middleweight Champion Gennady "Triple G" Golovkin (34-0, 31KOs), of Kazakhstan.

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Teenagers face court over boy's stabbing
December 15, 2015
Teenagers face court over boy's stabbing

THREE teens appeared in a Magistrate's Court yesterday on a murder charge concerning the fatal stabbing of a Doris Johnson Senior High School student who was attacked near the school's campus...

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June 09, 2011
Florine Judith Ferguson, 74

Funeral Service for Florine Judith Ferguson, 74 of Zion Blvd. North, South Beach, will be held on Saturday 11th June, 2011 at 11:00am at New Testament Independent Baptist Church, Dolphin Drive & New Testament Way. Officiating will be Dave Adams. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Gardens.
Left to cherish her memories are her : Four Sons: Albert, Larry, Bradley and Brian Ferguson; Two Daughters:...

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October 17, 2015
Johnson excited for World Title Eliminator

Never known as one to mince his words, middleweight standout Tureano Johnson (18-1, 13KOs) promised fans this week that he's well prepared to take out Eamonn "King Kane" O'Kane (14-1-1, 5 KOs) in tonight's International Boxing Federation (IBF) Middleweight World Title Eliminator.

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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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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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August 01, 2012

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Tribune intern Lamech Johnson wins award
May 27, 2011
Tribune intern Lamech Johnson wins award

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: Tribune intern Lamech Johnson won the Associate of Arts in Mass Communication Award donated by Capital City Marketing, from COB assistant professor of Journalism and Communications, Monique Toppin.

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April 27, 2015
Queen's College alumni launch 'Rev Neville Stewart Memorial Prize for Critical Thinking'

NASSAU, Bahamas -- A group of Queen's College alumni have organised an academic prize for senior QC students in memory of the school's former principal, Rev Neville Stewart, who died last August at the age of 86.
Titled the Rev Neville Stewart Memorial Prize for Critical Thinking, cash awards of $1,000, $750 and $500 will be given to the students who submit the best essays chosen from three set op...

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March 12, 2015
Johnson hoping for a title shot in short order

Bahamian professional boxer Taureano Johnson has been on a tear since his controversial loss to American boxer Curtis Stevens last April.

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December 03, 2014
Doris Johnson students participate in college readiness session

Charged with the responsibility of increasing scholarship opportunities for public school students, college and scholarship expert, Monique Hinsey, who is a consultant to the Scholarship Division of the Ministry of Education has embarked on various initiatives to ensure that the students and high school guidance counselors are informed and become better acquainted with the college application proc...

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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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October 13, 2014
Empire MMA competes in international competition

Empire Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) finished with a 1-1 win-loss record over the weekend, as E.J. Brown and Giovanni Johnson competed in Combat Night at the Hard Rock Casino in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Brown won by unanimous decision in his bout against Augustine Barrows in the 155-pound weight division, and founder/head coach of the Empire MMA team, Dr. Kent Bazard, said he was proud of the effort h...

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Call For Workers To Be Compensated
October 17, 2012
Call For Workers To Be Compensated

Freeport - Attorney Osman Johnson is calling on Hannes Babak to compensate the 70 former employees of the Home Centre and Freeport Concrete who lost their jobs after the companies went into liquidation.

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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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April 01, 2014
Strikers Boxing stands tall at 2014 Golden Gloves

Last weekend, two Bahamian boxers raised awareness about the level of young talent we have in the country.
Davon Hamilton, 16, and Israel Johnson, 17, along with their coach and president of Strikers Boxing Club Ronn Rodgers attended the 2014 FL Golden Gloves, which took place in West Palm Beach, Florida. The three-day event began on March 26.
After receiving a letter of approval from the Bahamas ...

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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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PRESS STATEMENT from the desk of Mr. Howard R. Johnson
December 30, 2013
PRESS STATEMENT from the desk of Mr. Howard R. Johnson

My condolences to the families of the recent murder victims in Fox Hill and all those who lost loved ones to murder in 2013...

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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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October 02, 2013
Ferguson and Johnson are top batters in NPSA

Sherman Ferguson and Thela Johnson allowed their bats to do all the talking this season, as both players were named top batters in the New Providence Softball Association (NPSA)...

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May 04, 2011
Letter: Should society care about suspected murderers who are killed

EDITOR, The Tribune.

Ricardo Edgecombe, alias "Pebbles", became the 43 murder victim for the year in the Bahamas. He was 30 years old. Word on the street is that he was shot an exorbitant number of times. In other words, his murder was overkill. He joins a long line of suspected murderers who have been gunned down while on bail, adding to the list of suspected murderers.

Mr Edgecombe was not a s...

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Father Mervyn Sydney 'Buck' Johnson passes
August 01, 2013
Father Mervyn Sydney 'Buck' Johnson passes

The Anglican Diocese is mourning the loss of Father Mervyn Sydney 'Buck' Johnson, who passed away on Sunday, July 28 at 8 a.m. at Doctors Hospital. He was 62 years old and succumbed after a 22-month battle with brain cancer.

Fr. Buck began his working career as a customs officer. He went on to become a manager and a vice president of operations at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., before entering Co...

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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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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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March 04, 2013
Johnson: Bahamas should get 60 of oil royalties

The Bahamas should be getting at least 60 percent of the royalties earned from oil exploration, according to business analyst Wayne Johnson.
Johnson, president of Watch Bahamas, a group focused on preserving natural resources, believes that any oil exploration taking place in The Bahamas could bring tremendous benefits to the economy. He said that it's an industry potentially worth billions of dol...

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