Proposed Cannabis Reform: ‘New Scheme is Being Designed’ to Regulate Cannabis Framework

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Government has reassessed its policy position to expand the scope of the proposed cannabis reform plans with the aim of "creating a simplified regulated cannabis framework". Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Senator Kathy Lynn Simmons said today the framework will include "regulating... Read more

Bermudian Harold Smith Celebrates 100th Birthday in Pink With Premier

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Premier David Burt recently attended the 100th birthday celebration held for Mr Harold Smith, at a party arranged by his family at the Bermuda Industrial Union. More than 100 relatives and friends attended the event, which included live entertainment, dinner, tributes, and prayers. "It was a g... Read more

International Women’s Day Theme ‘Each For Equal’ on March 6, 2020

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The International Women’s Day Bermuda (IWD Bermuda) committee will be hosting International Women’s Day celebrations on Friday, March 6, beginning at 12.15pm on the steps of City Hall.. International Women’s Day is for celebrating the achievements of women... Read more

Forbes: Meet The World’s First Black Woman Cruise Ship Captain

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There has been an increase in the number of women working at sea, but Forbes reports: "It's not happening fast enough." "Back in the not-so-good-old days of cruising, women were considered to be bad luck on ships, a distraction of the crew and an  anger to the seas. "Until the 1970s, many p... Read more

Minister Recognises Bermudian Icons at Northlands Primary School

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Bermudian icons including the great Calvin 'Bummy' Symonds and historic icon Mary Prince were recently recognised by Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo at Northlands Primary School. Student joined in "celebrating those who have made great contributions to Bermuda" duri... Read more

Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas Stepping Down

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda (February 26, 2020) — Chief Executive Officer Kevin Dallas is stepping down from the Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA), effective this Friday, to pursue opportunities in the private sector, the BTA Board announced today. The BTA’s senior executive team will carry o... Read more

BHB on Health Concerns on Exposure to Deadly Coronavirus Covid-19

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[caption id="attachment_22976" align="alignleft" width="182"] Dr Chikezie Dean Okereke[/caption] The Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) has stressed that "people who believe they have been exposed to the new coronavirus covid-19 due to their travel history to a high risk county, or following contact w... Read more

Four Men With ‘Strong Gang Connections’ Arrested After Recent Gun Incidents

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Police say four men with "strong gang connections" were arrested over the weekend in an operation launched in response to the recent spate of incidents involving firearms. According the the statement released on Tuesday (February 25), police targeted "specific persons" in the operation after fire... Read more

RBR Recruits Fire First Shots on The Range at Warwick Camp

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[caption id="attachment_22969" align="alignleft" width="506"] Officer Cadet Theodore Kelly of the Cayman Islands Regiment & Corporal Siva Senthanmaraikannan demonstrate how to use a potentially life-saving tourniquet[/caption] News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda -Bermuda’s newest soldiers fired... Read more

Local Taxpayers Now Paying Roughly $332,000 Per Day or $2.3 Million Per Week on $2.7 Billion Deficit

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Local taxpayers fork out approximately $2.3 million per week on Bermuda's multi-billion dollar debt service costs. According to Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson, that translates to roughly $332,000 per day. In his second Budget Statement delivered in the House last Friday, the Minister said B... Read more