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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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February 18, 2015
Murder victim was father to girl, 6

The 31-year-old man who was shot and killed on Plantol Street on Monday night was a painter by profession and the father of a six-year-old girl, his family said yesterday.

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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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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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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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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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Johnson bows out at BTC
July 21, 2014
Johnson bows out at BTC

MARLON Johnson, vice president of sales and marketing at the Bahamas Telecommunications Company, was tight-lipped yesterday over the terms of his resignation from the organisation...

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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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April 09, 2014
Educational Institute honors Anatol Rodgers teacher

Janelle Cambridge-Johnson, an instructor of high school hospitality classes at Anatol Rodgers High School was the 2014 recipient of the Lamp of Knowledge Award for Outstanding High School Teacher, presented by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI). Cambridge-Johnson received the award during the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) Legislative Action Summit in Washington,...

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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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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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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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August 19, 2013
Minister: We have to continue to promote our brand

MOSCOW, Russia - The 14th International Association of Athletic Federations' (IAAF) World Championships are now over and done with, and now all eyes are on The Bahamas for the inaugural World Relays.
The first IAAF World Relay Championships are set for May 24-25, 2014, at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, in The Bahamas. Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson said over the...

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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 30, 2013
Web shop closures 'disaster' for landlords

Several landlords throughout The Bahamas are claiming they stand to lose six figures annually in rental fees if web shops are forced to close their doors.
Glen Davis, owner of Coastline Rental in Exuma, revealed to Guardian Business that his rental business could lose an estimated $60,000 on an annual basis.
"It will put quite a setback not just only on myself but on landlords throughout The Baham...

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April 30, 2013
Lawyer in Murder Case Suggests Officer Mishandled Evidence

The lawyer for Kofhe Goodman yesterday grilled a crime scene investigator over her handling of exhibits that were submitted for DNA testing. Goodman, who is also known as Edwardo Ferguson, is on trial, accused of the murder of 11-year-old Marco Archer, who went missing on September 23, 2011.

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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 26, 2012
Dr. Doris Johnson's Speech On Women's Suffrage (1959)

Mr. Speaker and members of the Honourable House of Assembly, the
Women's Suffrage Movement speaks today on behalf of over fifty-four
thousand women; more than one half of the total adult population of our
islands.

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October 20, 2012
IDB defends Ingraham admin. on road project

While the Ingraham administration has received harsh criticism in the past several months over the alleged mismanagement of the New Providence Road Improvement Project (NPRIP), an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) executive yesterday defended the massive cost overruns associated with it.
"A major driver of cost is the international price of oil," IDB's General Manager for the Caribbean Departm...

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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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Kristie Farah crowned Miss Grand Bahama 2012!
May 22, 2012
Kristie Farah crowned Miss Grand Bahama 2012!

Freeport, Bahamas - The Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant came to a close on May 20th, 2012 after a busy weekend of activities. Saturday, May 19th the contestants were involved in a car parade from the YMCA leading to the Port Lucaya Marina for the National Costume Completion. After little rest, the contestants had to be fresh and ready for the big finale night on Sunday, May 20th.

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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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April 19, 2012
Retella Mary Petty-Davis, 67

Memorial Service for the Late Deaconess Retella Mary Petty-Davis, 67 years of Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera, will be held on Friday April 20th, 7:30 p.m. at National Church of God, Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera. Rev'd. Audley Hepburn will officiate.
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Funeral Service for the Late Deaconess Retella Mary Petty...

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March 27, 2012
Johnson 'missing point on eligibility'

By LAMECH JOHNSON

Tribune Staff Reporter

ljohnson@tribunemedia.net

DAMIEN Gomez, the PLP's Central and South Eleuthera candidate, believes his opponent Howard Johnson is "missing the point" about his ineligibility to run for Eleuthera on the FNM's ticket.

Yesterday, Mr Gomez responded to both Mr Johnson's and Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham's recent dismissal of claims that Mr Johnson did not m...

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