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September 06, 2016
Johnson confirms withdrawal from South Beach race

Howard Johnson, who was the Free National Movement's (FNM) candidate for South Beach, yesterday confirmed the withdrawal of his candidacy in the 2017 general election.

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July 25, 2016
Johnson wants Christie gone

While Prime Minister Perry Christie continues to exist in a fictional universe, there are increasing signs that the ice is thinning beneath him.
If Christie does not start to transition off the scene, he could face an embarrassing revolt among some within his party.
The private chatter of those PLPs who wish to see him exit the stage is starting to spill into the public domain.
"What you see comin...

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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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July 20, 2016
Johnson cites personal reasons as he rules out running again

MINISTER of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Danny Johnson has announced he will not seek re-election for the Carmichael constituency and has endorsed Senator Keith Bell to represent the area instead.

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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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May 05, 2016
Bar Association president urges referendum on same-sex marriage

Bahamas Bar Association President Elsworth Johnson said yesterday the law can be challenged to allow for same-sex marriage in The Bahamas and added that it is "perhaps time" the government holds a referendum on gay marriage.
Johnson said Bahamians are realizing their legal options in relation to this issue.

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April 03, 2016
Johnson hopes stronger law would weed out rogue lawyers

Proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Act will increase sanctions against "the few lawyers who have wreaked havoc on the profession", according to Bahamas Bar Association President Elsworth Johnson.

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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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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 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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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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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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November 12, 2010
Two students stabbed in altercation at Doris Johnson High

An altercation at Doris Johnson Senior High School yesterday landed two male students in hospital with stab wounds.
According to information reaching The Guardian, the two teenagers - one in grade 10 and the other a grade 12 student - got into an altercation at the rear of the school, which resulted in both of them receiving stab wounds to the shoulder and back.
Police press liaison officer Sergea...

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November 27, 2013
Minister Johnson engineers truce among BAAA executives

The International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF), as has been warned, has gotten into the nasty fight that is going on between two factions of executives in the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA).
This is happening finally and for a good reason. The BAAA executive battle has now reached into track and field communities and media organizations all over the world. Partic...

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