BWS: More Gale Force Winds & Possible Thunderstorms Expected By Tuesday

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Forecasters at the Bermuda Weather Service (BWS) issued a small craft warning for the local area which will remain in effect until Tuesday, when more gale force winds are expected with possible thunderstorms. A gale warning will be posted late Monday evening through to Tuesday morning, with a thu... Read more

Customs Officers Who Collectively Represent 255 Years Of Service Honoured For Long Service

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Eight veteran Customs Officers who collectively represent 255 years of service have been honoured by the Ministry of National Security. The Minister, Renée Ming was on hand to present them with certificates and gifts at a recent ceremony held on January 26, in observance of International Customs... Read more

Health Ministry Advisory On Waitrose Frozen Seafood Recall

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The Ministry of Health issued a public advisory today on the recall of Waitrose frozen seafood sold exclusively at The Supermart on Front Street in Hamilton. A spokesperson said the "product may be contaminated with salmonella". "This is a voluntary recall because the product may be contaminat... Read more

‘Not A Storm To Underestimate’: Worst Blizzard In Five Years Predicted For NYC With Up To 18 Inches Of Snow

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, NY - New Yorkers are in for a winter wallop on Monday as the city is expected to get hammered with its worst snowstorm in five years. As much as 18 inches of powder could fall on the five boroughs between Sunday night and Tuesday morning, according to the Nation... Read more

The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party Mourns The Loss of Long Serving Member – LaVerne Furbert, JP

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party (PLP) family is saddened by the passing of one of our long-serving members, and former Senator, Ms LaVerne Furbert, JP. Sister LaVerne supported the PLP in numerous capacities during her long life dedicated to service. She ... Read more

‘As Of This Morning All Customers Have Had Power Restored’ As Belco Prepares For More Bad Weather

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited today provided an update on the electricity restoration efforts following a severe winter storm that damaged distribution infrastructure across the island. As of this morning all customers have had power restored. As a resu... Read more

Sean Paul Says It’s Time To Address Issues In Music & ‘Sickening’ Crime & Violence

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The Sunday Gleaner: KINGSTON, Jamaica - ‘It was time for a person like myself to address this issue’ of crime and violence in Jamaica said Grammy Award-winning dancehall artiste Sean Paul. Drawing on the 1961 British-American war film, The Guns of Navarone, Grammy Award-win... Read more

Police Update: Both Stolen Cars Recovered Thanks To Public Assistance

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Thanks to the assistance of members of the public, both vehicles stolen this weekend have now been recovered. No word yet on the condition the vehicles were found in. Earlier today, a spokesman said: "Vehicle 13292, a Kia Picanto motorcar, dark grey in colour with red trim, was reported stolen... Read more

Due To His Criminal Record…Buju Banton’s Foundation Is Denied A Certificate Of Registration

Entertainment   |   Uncategorized   | - International Dancehall/Reggae entertainer Buju Banton was refused a Certificate of Registration for his Buju Banton Foundation due to his criminal past. According to a post made by Buju Banton, the Charities Authority, denied his Foundation a Certificate of Registration... Read more

Tributes Pour In On The Passing Of PLP Stalwart Laverne Furbert

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[caption id="attachment_37987" align="alignleft" width="328"] Laverne Furbert - Former PLP Senator[/caption] Tributes poured in via social media this morning (Jan 31) on the passing of PLP stalwart and head of the Bermuda Industrial Union's Workers Voice, Laverne Furbert. No official word yet ... Read more