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June 10, 2011
Johnson hopes for title shot, prepares for upcoming fights

By BRENT STUBBS

Senior Sports Reporter

bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

SINCE turning pro last March, life has not been what Taureano 'Reno' Johnson expected. He has only had four fights - all in the same year.

But while he continues his training in his new environment in Atlanta, Georgia, Johnson is trying to make the best of his situation - one that he hopes will eventually land him a championship t...

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June 10, 2011
Doris Johnson students stabbed

What began as a quiet school day yesterday ended with two male students injured during a bloody fight at the Doris Johnson Senior High School, Prince Charles Drive.
School officials said the incident occurred shortly before 1p.m. The ages of the boys were not released last night.
According to school principal Linda Major, one of the boys was on suspension for a prior incident and both were in th...

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July 04, 2016
U.S. Embassy and USNORTHCOM Celebrate 4th of July with Tribute to "The Magic of Motown"

On Friday, July 1, the United States Embassy commemorated the 240th Anniversary of Independence of the United States of America by hosting a celebration in Nassau, at Liberty Overlook.

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May 20, 2016
PSDU Calls For Partnership With Izmirlian

The Public Service Drivers Union (PSDU) yesterday during a press conference sounded off support for Baha Mar Developer Sarkis Izmirlian in his pursuit to regain control of the beleaguered multi-billion dollar resort.

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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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March 10, 2016
Historic apprenticeship contract signing ceremony at COB's Culinary and Hospitality Management Institute

Students from The College of The Bahamas Culinary and Hospitality Management Institute (CHMI) will not only be taught the ins and outs of the food and beverage industry at The College, but will also receive on-the-job training through the Apprenticeship Programme.

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February 19, 2016
Murder suspects reported police abuse on admission to prison

TWO murder suspects alleging police brutality at their trial reported abuse on admission to the prison, a Supreme Court jury heard on Friday.

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January 20, 2016
BIA rips Leslie Miller's 'offensive' comments

The Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) said yesterday it is utterly disgusted by the "vile, distasteful and xenophobic" statements made by Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller regarding BIA Chairman Emmanuel Komolafe.

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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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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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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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January 16, 2013
When NASA calls

It's a scene that almost worthy of a movie -- Alexiou Gibson's sitting a final at Palm Beach State College to complete his associate's degree program, his phone rings during the exam -- NASA is calling. He had applied for an internship in their space technology department. Should he get up and leave the room to answer the phone and forfeit his grade, or does he answer the phone? Plus his voicemail...

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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 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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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