Australia: Starving Teens Wearing Nappies Found Locked in Room as Dad Lies Dead Nearby

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[caption id="attachment_27610" align="alignleft" width="236"] One resident said the home smelt "putrid" - Image: Channel 9[/caption] Mirror Online: May 28, 2020 - Brisbane police discovered the 49-year-old's body inside the home after receiving reports of the sudden death of a man on Wednesday. ... Read more

COVID-19 Update: No More Surname-Based Shopping Restrictions at Retail Stores

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Effective today, "the last name shopping system will be eliminated for all retail except grocery stores". This from Premier David Burt, who tweeted last night that restrictions on retail shopping on a last name basis will be scrapped for retail stores as of May 28. Mr Burt stated on Twitter la... Read more

Bunny Wailer Anxious As Life Partner Missing – Together For 50 Years

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The Gleaner: Jamaica - The family of iconic reggae singer, Bunny Wailer, says he is being "medically sequestered" in order to effectively manage the stress triggered by the disappearance of his partner of 50 years, Jean Watt. Jah B, as the Wailer is known, suffered a mild stroke in late 2018, and W... Read more

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Holness Under Tourism Pressure

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The Gleaner: Jamaica - Days after tourism advocates called for the Holness administration to declare a timeline for the resumption of incoming air and sea travel, Jamaica’s most powerful private-sector lobby has added pressure for a clear road map towards a “date for a safe and sustainable reope... Read more

Violence Rocks Minneapolis Again After Man’s Death; 1 Killed

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP): Doug Glass — A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night, with protesters looting stores near a police precinct and setting fires that continued to burn Thursday morning. Police said... Read more

Bermuda Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Bermuda Day holiday (Friday, 29 May), garbage normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday, May 30, 2020. As a reminder, Friday garbage collection areas include Smith’s Parish east of Devil... Read more

Prison Officers Down Tools & Protest Arrest of Colleague at Hamilton Police Station

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[caption id="attachment_27583" align="alignleft" width="396"] Photo Courtesy of TNN[/caption] Prison officers staged a protest outside the Hamilton Police Station on Wednesday evening, following the arrest of a female officer at Westgate on Sunday. A number of officers walked off the job to pi... Read more

Police: Residents Advised Not to Circulate Alleged Sex Offence Images on Case in Court

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Bermuda's social media public were reminded not to participate in circulating images of the victim and the accused in alleged sexual offences that is now before the courts. By passing on these images, residents were advised that they "will be committing an offence". A police spokesperson said:... Read more

Derby Pays Forward Sponsorship With Generous Donations

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda – The Bermuda Half Marathon Derby Committee announced a donation of $25,000 to assist the community through challenges brought on by the COVID-19 crisis. At a time when thousands would have lined the streets to cheer on runners from Somerset to Bernard Park, Derby ... Read more

OBA MP Jeanne Atherden: ‘Don’t Get It Wrong This Holiday’ With COVID-19

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The following statement was released by One Bermuda Alliance MP Jeanne Atherden on Wednesday, May 27, 2020... We are still seeing new cases of COVID-19, but Bermuda is doing well and Bermudians are, by and large, respecting the guidelines – so do not let your guard down this weekend.... Read more