Bermuda’s Governor Hosts Queen’s Birthday Party 2017

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Bermuda's new Governor John Rankin welcomed a wide cross section of the community to Government House to celebrate the 91st birthday of Her Majesty The Queen on Thursday, April 20, 2017. A spokesperson said: "Amongst those present were first-time attendees who had applied for an invitation to att... Readmore

Health Minister: Cost of Kidney Dialysis Will Be Decreased on June 1st

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As of June 1, 2017, the cost of kidney dialysis will be decreasing to reduce the $34 million annual expense of treating some 170 patients on dialysis in Bermuda, at a cost of $200,000 a year for each patient. Health insurance coverage for kidney transplants will also increase, making transplants ... Readmore

PLP Shadow Transport Minister: “Bad Judgement Call” by OBA on Bus Maintenance

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Deciding "that it was not cost-effective to worry about safety" was a "bad judgement call, one evidenced horrifically in pictures". This from Shadow Transport Minister Lawrence Scott, in follow up to the school bus fire investigation results released by the Minister Senator Michael Fahy. Speaking... Readmore

Weeks Hits Back at Minister’s Criticism of National Lottery to Fund Athletes

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Progressive Labour Party MP Michael Weeks hit back at criticism by his parliamentary counterpart Nandi Outerbridge, who said the Opposition's call for a national lottery support local athletes is a "misguided" plan. In a statement issued today, Mr Weeks said: "It is unfortunate that the OBA repre... Readmore

Weeks Hits Back at Minister’s Criticism of Proposed National Lottery to Fund Sports

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Progressive Labour Party MP Michael Weeks hit back at criticism by his parliamentary counterpart Nandi Outerbridge, who said the Opposition's call for a national lottery to support local athletes is a "misguided" plan. In a statement issued today, Mr Weeks said: "It is unfortunate that the One Be... Readmore

School Bus Fire Caused by Malfunction in Braking System

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A malfunction of the braking system was found to be the "root cause of the fire" that engulfed a school bus in flames while transporting students in Warwick last month. Transport Minister Michael Fahy revealed the findings of the investigation at a news conference yesterday. While noting that it'... Readmore

Former Premier Dr Brown Warns The Two Bermuda’s Will Collide Over Racial Divide

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Former Premier Dr Ewart Brown has warned that racial tension, and how it divides this country along racial lines, will ultimately bubble over and rip our social fabric apart, if issues on Bermuda's social-political landscape are left unchecked. In a live radio talk show interview with Kim Swan on... Readmore

Record Turnout at ‘Open Your Heart’s’ Fifth Annual Free Good Friday Event

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A record crowd turned out for Open Your Heart Foundation's fifth anniversary Good Friday celebrations this year. Spokesperson for the group's annual Sandys community event, Tianna Saltus confirmed, this year's event marked their biggest turnout over the past five years they have been staging this... Readmore

Police Renew Appeal for Assistance in Suspicious Death of Jevon Daniels

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The Serious Crime Unit's investigative team today renewed their appeal for public assistance into the suspicious death of 35-year-old Jevon Daniels, whose decomposed body was found wrapped in cloth with his hands and feet bound in bushes off of Ireland Island sports field commonly known as 'Moresby ... Readmore

Ten Public Buses Hit by Theft in St George’s

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Ten buses parked at the St George's bus terminal on Old Military Road were hit by theft this weekend. A police spokesman said the incident was reported around 6:30am today. An unknown quantity of cash was removed from ten public buses at that location overnight. Inquiries continue and witnesse... Readmore