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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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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 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
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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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 07, 2013
Bahamian Junior Achievers experience Johnson Wales University Wildcat Weekend

During the weekend of
Friday January 11, 2013 through Sunday January 13, 2013 Junior
Achievement partnered with Baha Mar to afford four students; two females
and two males representing both public and private schools to partake
in Wildcat Weekend hosted by Johnson & Wales University at their
North Miami campus. "The program is happy to afford four of our
achievers this fully sponsored colleg...

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December 31, 2012
Bahamas Prime Minister Meets Rick Fox and Magic Johnson

Nassau, Bahamas -

Prime Minister the Rt.
Hon. Perry Christie meets with Rick Fox and Earvin "Magic"
Johnson, former National Basketball Association championship stars with
the Los Angeles Lakers at his office December 31, the last day of 2012. Picture from left: Minister of
National Security the Hon. Dr. Bernard Nottage; Minister of State for
Investments the Hon. Khaalis Rolle; Minister of T...

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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 24, 2012
Bahamas should emulate Jamaica in world sprints

Jamaica, our sister Caribbean island, is poised to defend its sprinting title at the London Olympics. Four years ago in Beijing, led by the awesomely swift legs of Usain Bolt, Jamaica established beyond any doubt that it had produced the most excellent sprinters, male and female, the world ever saw.
Yes, it is the view here that the 2008 Jamaican Olympic sprinters, collectively, were the best eve...

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Fresh water turtles thriving in Cat Island
April 18, 2011
Fresh water turtles thriving in Cat Island

Take a look at this crystal-clear video of fresh water turtles in the northern part of Bimini.

The video was shot by biologist Grant Johnson, who was on vacation when he shot the video.

Speaking to BahamasLocal.com, Johnson said that not much is known about freshwater turtles in The Bahamas. Suggestions are that the turtles in Cat Island are from the same species as the ones in Bimini, whe...

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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 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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April 11, 2012
Edgar Clarence Johnson, 78

Funeral service for Edgar Clarence Johnson, 78 yrs., a resident of Polhemus Street off Nassau Street, who died on 23rd March, 2012 will be held at Worldwide Church of God, Lumumba Lane, on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Robert W. T. McKinney. Interment follows in Southern Cemetery, Cowpen & Spikenard Roads.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years Florence Elizabeth Johnson. ...

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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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Bonita Sharmine Johnson, 25
April 07, 2011
Bonita Sharmine Johnson, 25

Funeral service for Bonita Sharmine Johnson, 25 of #401 Commonwealth Blvd. will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 1:00pm at Whosoever Will International, Alexander Blvd., Officiating will be Rev. Roderick McIntosh, assisted by Prophet Derick Bastian and Pastor Fredrick Moxey. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Solider Road.

Beautiful and Fond Memories will forever linger in the Hear...

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January 23, 2012
Vixens pull even with the Johnson's Lady Truckers

If the Johnson's Lady Truckers go on to lose Game Five of the New Providence Volleyball Association (NPVA) women's championship, they would probably look at the third set of Game Four as the one which really got away.
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December 23, 2011
A beautiful 'Festival of Carols'

Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes encouraged patrons at the Ministry of Education's Festival of Carols to give gifts of compassion this Christmas that will uplift their fellow men.

The Ministry of Education's Festival of Carols has been captivating its patrons and reminding them of the true meaning of Christmas for over 50 years. It is an event frequently patronized by governors general during ...

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Rev. Emmett Thomas Johnson, 74
December 15, 2011
Rev. Emmett Thomas Johnson, 74

Funeral service for Rev. Emmett Thomas Johnson, 74, of Lucien Road, who died on 1st December, 2011, will be held at New Lively Hope Baptist Church, Jerome Ave & Chesapeake Road on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

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December 08, 2011
Daisy Johnson, 95

Funeral Service for Daisy Johnson, 95, of East Union Village, and formerly of Pinefield, Acklins, will be held on Saturday December 10th, 11:00 a.m. at The New Annex Baptist Church, Wulff Road and Pinedale. Apostle Mitchel E. Jones and Bishop Elkin Symonette and other Ministers will officiate. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Soldier Road.

Left to cherish precious her memories...

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December 02, 2011
Rosemary Barr Rodgers-Kerr, 74

Funeral Service for the Late Rosemary Barr Rodgers-Kerr, 74 years of Sands Addition, off Bernard Road will be held on Saturday December 3rd, 11:00 a.m. at Pilgrim Baptist Church, St. James Road. Pastor Leroy N. Nottage assisted by other Ministers of Religion will officiate. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Soldier Road.

 
She is survived by her Husband- Sidney Kenneth Kerr...

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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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September 30, 2011
Eloise Collie-Johnson, 82

Funeral Service for Eloise Collie-Johnson, 82, of Bluebell Ave., Garden Hills I and formerly of Snug Corner, Acklins who died on Thursday September 15, 2011will be held on Saturday October 1, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at New Bethany Baptist Cathedral, Key West Street. Officiating will be Bishop Victor Cooper Jr., assisted by other Ministers of the Gospel. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gard...

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Margaret Rose Johnson, 66
September 29, 2011
Margaret Rose Johnson, 66

Funeral Service For Margaret Rose Johnson, 66 years,  Of High Tree Estates and formerly of Ragged Island will be held on Saturday October 1st, 3:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Theodore Lane. Bro. Glen Colebrook and Bro. Herman Coston will officiate. Cremation will follow.

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September 08, 2011
Terecita Brenhilda Carey, 82

Funeral service for Mrs. Terecita Brenhilda Carey, 82 yrs., a resident of Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera, who died on 31st Autust, 2011, will be held at St. Mark's Methodist Church, Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera, on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Kenya Lovell, Pastor Henry Whyte & other Ministers of the Gospel. Interment follows in Big Bay Public Cemetery, Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera.
Left to cherish...

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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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