RBR Medics Working ‘Hand in Hand’ With St John’s Ambulance Brigade

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News Release: RBR Warwick Camp - Medics from the Royal Bermuda Regiment are on standby to treat any injuries suffered by new soldiers at Recruit Camp. But the senior staff on duty are using some of their time to work with St John Ambulance personnel, and the Regiment said that some of the recrui... Read more

Millions of Trips at Risk as BA Cancels Flights – Fresh Cases Every Continent Except Antarctica

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[caption id="attachment_23056" align="alignleft" width="363"] A health worker screens the temperature of a passenger[/caption] Mail Online reports holiday plans of millions of Britons could be at risk after the number of coronavirus cases around the world overtook China for the first time. Thi... Read more

Public Works Advisory: Sections of Reid & Parliament Street Closed For Demolition

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works advises the public of road closures and parking restrictions in the City of Hamilton beginning this Friday, 28 February until the end of day on Sunday, 1 March to accommodate demolition of the Valerie T. Scott building located at 60 Rei... Read more

Coronavirus Wipes Out $1.7 Trillion in US Stock Market Value in Two Days

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[caption id="attachment_23037" align="alignleft" width="402"] A man wearing a face mask on the London Underground [/caption] The S&P 500 wiped out about $1.737 trillion of its value during its two-day market sell-off, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices. CNBC reports: "The equity benc... Read more

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