‘We Would Introduce 20 New SFOs & 60 in First Two Years’, With a Goal of ‘Around 300 Over Next Ten Years’

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The following Op-Ed was submitted to BermudaReal.com today, April 30, 2020 for publication by Craig Christensen... An opportunity to attract new investment to Bermuda from ultra-wealthy individuals lies agonisingly close to the Island’s grasp and is a market that could, in time, rival reinsuran... Read more

COVID-19 Update: Out of 636 Tests Only ONE Came Back Positive

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Following a weekend of multi-lane testing of Bermuda's essential workers down at Southside, the good news today is out of 636 tests, only one came back positive for COVID-19, brining the total number of confirmed cases to 111. Speaking at the latest government briefing on Wednesday, Health Minist... Read more

BPS Extends Condolences to Family of The Late Carlton Lowe

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Bermuda's Commissioner of Police, Stephen Corbishley, has extended "sincerest condolences to the family of Mr Carlton Lowe", on behalf of the Bermuda Police Service. Mr Lowe was reported missing on Saturday, April 25th and the Bermuda Police Service "assisted by partner agencies expended signific... Read more

Minister Foggo: Unemployment Benefit Update

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo has provided an update on payments being made from the Unemployment Benefit Fund. As of this week, she said: "The Accountant General paid $2,004,870 to 2,106 eligible applicants – these are individu... Read more

Barbados To End 24-Hour Lockdown Monday

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The Gleaner, Jamaica: Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has announced a phased reopening of government and business operations, ending a mandatory 24-hour lockdown imposed on April 3 amid the global coronavirus pandemic. The phased reopening will begin on Monday. However,... Read more

Layoffs Coming For KFC Workers As COVID Cuts Profits

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The Gleaner, Jamaica: The Jamaican operators of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) are now preparing to lay off some employees because of the economic impact of the coronavirus. According to Restaurants of Jamaica, it has been struggling to cope with significant declines in sales and ... Read more

Family Confirms Death of Mr Carlton Lowe, 71

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Sad word from the family of Mr Carlton Lowe, by way of the early morning airwaves by radio host Ms Beverly Howles that he passed away overnight. Mr Lowe, who was 71, was located by a member of the public near the Southampton Rangers Sports Club shortly after 6pm on Tuesday (April 28). Ms Howle... Read more

COVID-19: Essential Workers Testing Update

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of National Security is advising the public of the new swabbing schedule for essential workers requiring Covid-19 testing. Effective now through Friday, essential workers can schedule their appointment from 2pm until 7pm. Walk-ins are also welcome. ... Read more

Police: Missing Man Found & Taken to KEMH For Treatment

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Good news for the family and friends of 71-year-old Carlton Lowe, was has been "found alive and taken to King Edward Hospital for treatment to facial injuries and dehydration". A police spokesman said Mr Lowe was found shortly after 6pm on Tuesday in the Sunnyside Park Southampton area by a passe... Read more

Police Confirm Death of Missing Senior Robert Douglas

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Police have confirmed the death of 72-year-old Robert Douglas, whose lifeless body was found on Elbow Beach in Paget on Tuesday by a member of the public shortly after 9:20am. Assistant Commissioner of Police Antoine Daniels stated: "Although yet to be medically confirmed, from initial observatio... Read more