House: Banana Shortage Continues Due to Contamination by Pests Found in Imported Shipments

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The recent shortage of imported bananas in Bermuda due to the "continued contamination of pests being found in shipments continues. Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban told MPs on Friday that local officials continue to work with importers to find ways to import them with efforts to reduce "the ad... Read more

Africa Feeds: Malawi Legalises The Growing, Selling & Export of Cannabis

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The Africa Feeds website reports: "Malawi has joined the list of southern African countries that have legalised the growing, selling and export of cannabis. "But the country still restricts the legalization of cannabis for personal use, unlike in South Africa where the courts allowed for cannab... Read more

Bermuda Has a Shortage of Face Masks as Residents Guard Against Spread of Coronavirus

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[caption id="attachment_23135" align="alignleft" width="537"] Army soldiers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in Daegu, South Korea - Image: Kim Hyun-tai/Yonhap via AP[/caption] Health Minister Kim Wilson told MPs on Friday that Bermuda has ... Read more

RBR Passing Out Parade Marks The End of Recruit Camp 2020

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[caption id="attachment_23123" align="alignleft" width="415"] RBR Commanding Officer designate Major Ben Beasley, Governor John Rankin & Minister of National Security Wayne Caines[/caption] News Release: Warwick Camp, Bermuda - Bermuda’s newest soldiers marked the end of Recruit Camp with ... Read more

Baltimore Blast: David Bascome To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

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Bermuda's own David Bascome will be inducted into Baltimore Blast's Hall of Fame along with two other inductees this weekend. According to the announcement by the US soccer team, the 11-time champions Baltimore Blast "will induct 3 new members to their Hall of Fame" today (February 29). "This ... Read more

Residents Invited to Submit Evidence or Information on ‘Historic’ Land Grabs in Bermuda

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Local residents with families who fell prey to historic land grabs in Bermuda have been invited to make their cases known to the Commission of Inquiry, headed up by retired Puisne Judge Norma Wade-Miller. The inquiry will investigate property thefts at a series of public hearings to be held later... Read more

Freefall Friday: FTSE Drops 3.2% – More Than 200 Points – as Coronavirus Panic Wipes More Than £200bn Off London 

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[caption id="attachment_23092" align="alignleft" width="365"] Pedestrians walk past a board showing data at Tokyo's Nikkei Stock Average in Japan[/caption] On the international financial news beat they're calling it 'Freefall Friday' as the FTSE 100 dropped to its lowest level since July 2016. ... Read more

Zindziswa Swan Declared The Winner Extraordinary Municipal Election Corporation of St George’s

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When all was said and done, Zindziswa Swan was declared the winner in the extraordinary municipal election held at Penno's Wharf Cruise Ship Terminal in St George's on Thursday (February 28), with the votes being shared. The final result: Colin David Campbell              ... Read more

Ministry of Health Update: ‘There Are Still No Cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda’

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that there are still no cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda. To date, 67 travellers with a relevant travel history have received public health follow-up upon arrival into Bermuda. There are currently no individuals unde... Read more

New OBA Senator Jarion Richardson, Who Replaced Nick Kempe Delivers Maiden Speech

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One Bermuda Allliance Senator Jarion Richardson, who replaced Nick Kempe in the Upper House made his maiden speech in the Senate on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Here’s the speech in full… Bermuda sits in the eye of change. We can be assured that the Bermuda of our today will not look like th... Read more