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

Brazil: Murder Rate Spikes in Ceará State as Police Strike

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BBC World News: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - The authorities in Brazil say 147 people have been murdered in the north-eastern state of Ceará in the first five days of a military police strike. The homicide rate is five times higher than usual, despite the deployment of the army to patrol the s... Read more

BBC News: Haiti Capital’s Streets Blocked as Protests Spread

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BBC World News: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - Anti-government protesters barricaded key streets in the Haitian capital. The blockades came a day after police demanding better working conditions attacked the army headquarters in the city. The government of President Jovenel Moïse called the a... Read more

Paget Primary Set to Host Third Annual Black History Museum

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It's that time of year again for students at Paget Primary School who will be hosting their Third Annual Black History Musuem, on Thursday, February 27. Classes will highlight Bermudians who have made a contribution to Bermuda. The Multi- grade class will be feature Nurse Beverley Howell. B... Read more

Scientists Discover Powerful Antibiotic Using AI

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BBC News (Health) - In a world first, scientists have discovered a new type of antibiotic using artificial intelligence (AI). It has been heralded by experts as a major breakthrough in the fight against the growing problem of drug resistance. A powerful algorithm was used to analyse more t... Read more

Coronavirus: World Must Prepare For Pandemic, Says WHO

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BBC News: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - The World Health Organization has said the world should do more to prepare for a possible coronavirus pandemic. The WHO said it was too early to call the outbreak a pandemic but countries should be "in a phase of preparedness". A pandemic is when an i... Read more

Dow Plunges 1,000 Points, Posting Its Worst Day in Two Years as Coronavirus Fears Spike

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[caption id="attachment_22910" align="alignleft" width="479"] A pharmacist wearing a health mask sells a drug to a customer at the entrance of a pharmacy in Italy Image: MATTEO CORNER/EPA-EFE/REX[/caption] CNN Business: Hong Kong/London: Stock markets plunged around the world Monday after the num... Read more