Teenager, 17, Denies Handbag Snatch & String of Traffic Offences

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A 17-year-old Pembroke teenager was released on $3,000 bail after he denied the theft of a handbag from a Canadian tourist and a string of offences. Zaire Burrows pleaded not guilty in Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (September 3) to the theft of a Longchamp handbag, a credit card, a Canadian dri... Read more

Green Paper on Transport: ‘The Main Issue With Buses is Their Reliability’

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Transport Minister Zane DeSilva announced a 40 percent boost in the average number of buses in service daily, with the number up to 70 from 40 buses in use and "far fewer cancellations". But what does the 2019 Green Paper on Transport say about Bermuda's public bus service? "The main issue wit... Read more

Cruise Lines Step Up to Donate Millions in Aid to The Bahamas

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Caribbean cruise lines have pledged millions to aid the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian ripped through the Northern Bahamian Islands, leaving a widespread path of devastation. According to a report published on Tuesday by the Cruise News website, Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Line, Di... Read more

Bermuda Red Cross Launches Appeal to Help The Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian

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The Bermuda Red Cross has launched an appeal to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, where the Category 5 storm left widespread devastation and at least five people dead. A spokesperson said: “The Bermuda Red Cross has launched an appeal for those affected by Hurricane Dorian... Read more

Minister of Education on SCARS Training

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[caption id="attachment_1599" align="alignleft" width="217"] Minister of Education & Workforce Development Diallo Rabain[/caption] News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - "The safety of children is paramount to the Ministry and Department of Education”. This is a statement I have said many t... Read more

Ministry Update on Clearwater Middle School & Prospect Primary School

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry and Department of Education provided an update on the status of abatement works and facility readiness for Prospect Primary School. Bermuda Public School teachers participated in site-based activities at their respective schools in preparation for ... Read more

Premier Extends ‘Heartfelt Sympathies to Our Neighbours in The Bahamas’

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Premier David Burt stated tonight that Bermuda will look to deploy Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers to assist, "if necessary", following consultation with the Governor, following widespread devastation in the Bahamas this past weekend. In a statement issued tonight, the Premier extended "heartfelt... Read more

The Bahamas: Images Emerge of Widespread Devastation in the Aftermath of Hurricane Dorian

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[caption id="attachment_16629" align="alignleft" width="583"] Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas on September 2, 2019 - US Coast Guard - Photo Courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater[/caption] Images emerging out of the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, that hit the Caribbean island as... Read more

Bermuda Arts Council Grant Recipients

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Recently (August 30, 2019), three artists and musicians received a combined $25,000 in funding as part of this year’s Bermuda Arts Council (BAC) Grant Awards. This year’s BAC recipients are Rashun Robinson ($10,000), Leslie Tucker ($10,000) and Peri Nolan-Tro... Read more

Residents With Outstanding Warrants Planning to Travel Should Check In With Police First

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Police urged residents with outstanding warrants or unresolved court cases, to check in with them before heading for the airport to go overseas. A spokesman said today that police knew of people who were arrested at the airport due to unresolved court cases and outstanding warrants, which had cause... Read more