More Power Outages Reported on Sunday in Hamilton, Pembroke & Devonshire

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More power outages were reported this afternoon affecting hundreds of customers in the City of Hamilton, Pembroke and Devonshire. The power cut left some 739 customers in Pembroke without power and another 545 residents in Devonshire. This after restoration efforts to restore power got underwa... Read more

 Bermuda to Celebrate 400 Years of Parliament

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - In recognition of 2020 as the 400th anniversary of the first sitting of Parliament, the Speaker of the House, Dennis Lister today called on all Bermudians to look through their old documents, photographs and memorabilia. The Speaker stated: "Next year is a signific... Read more

CNN London: Boris Johnson Could be Forced Out as UK Prime Minister Next Week

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[caption id="attachment_18005" align="alignleft" width="365"] UK Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn[/caption] CNN London reports this weekend that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could be forced out of office next week as opposition lawmakers try to join forces with an interim administration in... Read more

Tropical Storm Karen Causes Severe Flooding in Trinidad & Tobago

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Floodlist News reports this weekend that residents in areas in the south western tip of the island of Tabago are still grappling with the effects of the storm surge and heavy rain caused by Tropical Storm Karen. The storm's strong winds and rough seas caused severe damage in the dual-island nat... Read more

Caines: Either Charge Dr Brown or End Investigation Now at $6 Million+ in Costs

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National Security Minister Wayne Caines has called on the powers that be to either charge former Premier Dr Ewart Brown or end the ongoing police investigation that has cost local taxpayers millions. He was responding to Parliamentary Questions by Deputy Speaker and Progressive Labour Party MP De... Read more

The Telegraph: Caribbean Sea Being ‘Choked to Death by Human Waste’

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The UK Telegraph reports this weekend on the massive impact of human's on the world's oceans, through the work of a photographer, who has dedicated her career to highlighting the damage plastic waste is doing to our oceans. Caroline Power, who specialises in underwater photography, took a... Read more

BermudaFirst Part II: ‘Bermuda is in a Crisis State…Immediate Intervention is Required’

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What should Bermuda's health care system provide for our citizens? That's one of the questions posed by BermudaFirst in their Future State Report commissioned by the Premier and released last month. Like many governments, the report said the Bermuda Government is wrestling with some of "the mo... Read more

Hurricane Lorenzo Set to Batter Britain With Snow, Gales & 16ft Waves This Week

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The Sun news website reports this weekend that the UK is "braced for one of Europe's strongest-ever hurricanes which will bring 80 mph gales, 16ft waves and SNOW next week". "The tail-end of 600-mile wide Lorenzo will batter Britain with 150mm of rain - with the Met Office branding ... Read more

House: More Questions Than Answers on ‘Unified’ Health Reform Plan

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[caption id="attachment_2749" align="alignleft" width="286"] Health Minister Kim Wilson[/caption] Health Minister Kim Wilson MPs on Friday that the Government has already "decided to adopt a unified model of health financing - that is a single payer system - for the basic insurance plan". ... Read more

Lima 2019: Bermuda’s Own Jessica Lewis Nominated For Best Female Athlete

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Bermuda's double gold and silver medalist in the 2019 Parapan American Games, Jessica Lewis has been shortlisted for the Best Female Athlete of August. Lewis fans have until October 3 to place their votes online. The Americas Paralympic Committee (IPC) says: "In lieu of the Americas Athlete of... Read more