Human Rights Commission Set to Reopen For Onsite Walk-In Services on Monday

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Recognising that health and wellness are a fundamental human right, the safety of officers and the members of the public that we serve is paramount. The Human Rights Commission will open their offices to the general public on Monday, June 1, 2010. The Commis... Read more

Thousands Flout Beach Closures & Walk Five Miles to Sunbathe During UK Lockdown

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[caption id="attachment_27870" align="alignleft" width="383"] More beachgoers flock to Durdle Door - Image: Graham Hunt/BNPS[/caption] Mirror Online: Sunday, May 31, 2020 - Thousands of beachgoers are pouring into Dorset's coastline despite local authorities begging them not to come after a serio... Read more

Police: Missing Man Found ‘Safe & Well’

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Police confirmed today that Roger Evans, 66, from Paget has been found "safe and well". Mr Evans had been missing since Friday morning. There were reports that he was seen at the home of a relative in Long Ridge Pass in Devonshire on Friday. The appeal for public assistance went out on Satu... Read more

George Floyd Protests: Thousands Take to Streets in UK Chanting ‘I Can’t Breathe’

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[caption id="attachment_27855" align="alignleft" width="408"] The Mirror[/caption] Mirror Online: Sunday, May 31, 2020 - Thousands of people have taken to the streets in London and elsewhere in the UK in solidarity with protesters in the US over the death of George Floyd. Demonstrato... Read more

SpaceX Lifts Off on Historic Private Crewed Flight to ISS

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United States (AFP) — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying two veteran NASA astronauts lifted off for the International Space Station on Saturday, the first crewed space flight from US soil in nine years and the first ever by a commercial company. The two-stage rocket with astronauts Robert Behn... Read more

English Premier League to Restart June 17

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MANCHESTER, England (AFP) — The English Premier League was given government approval on Saturday to press ahead with its June 17 restart although players will have to stay apart during goal celebrations and disputes to maintain social distancing. Further details of the league's plans for deal... Read more

The Verzuz Effect: Bounty, Beenie Streaming Numbers Up Following Clash

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Jamaica Observer: Sunday, May 31, 2020 - Last week's online musical clash between dancehall heavyweights Beenie Man and Bounty Killer as part of the Verzuz series is already paying dividends for the deejays. In what has become known as the Verzuz effect, both acts have been recording impressi... Read more

Jamaica: Entertainment Suffers $26-Billion COVID Hit

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The Gleaner, Jamaica:Sunday, May 31, 2020, Shereita Grizzle - The Jamaican Government has indicated that it will be taking a cautious approach in the reopening of the entertainment industry, which has taken a $26-billion hit since the sector was locked down in March to slow the spread of the novel c... Read more

Premier Burt on Passing of Dr Eva Hodgson: ‘An Incisive Voice For Change’

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[caption id="attachment_27814" align="alignleft" width="333"] Dr Eva Hodgson[/caption] Civil rights advocate, noted historian, author and teacher Dr Eva Hodgson has died at the age of 95. Reflecting on her passing, Premier David Burt said Dr Hodgson was "an incisive voice for change" in Bermud... Read more

COVID-19 Update: All 230 Test Results Were Negative Between Friday & Saturday

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Good news out of the Ministry of Health this weekend with word that all 230 test results received between Friday and Saturday were negative for COVID-19, with 140 confirmed cases. Their status is as follows: there are 39 active cases, of which 30 persons are under active public health mon... Read more