JAMAICA: More Than A Third Of Hotel Workers Say They Won’t Take COVID Vaccine

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The Sunday Gleaner: KINGTON, Jamaica - The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) has revealed that more than a third of hotel workers say they will not be taking the COVID-19 vaccine. In a release today underscoring its commitment to working with the govern... Read more

IRIE 98.3 Radio Is Back On The Air

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Irie 98.3 fm, Bermuda's 24-hour reggae music station, resumed over-the-air broadcasting at the weekend after engineers moved the station's transmitter and antenna to government's new tower in Prospect, Devonshire. The move will mean Irie's signal will be stronge... Read more

RBR Association Marks First Anniversary

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News Release: WARWICK CAMP, Bermuda - An association set up to promote the welfare of former and serving soldiers is to celebrate its first anniversary with a recruitment drive. Major Preston Gill, a serving Royal Bermuda Regiment officer and the Royal Bermuda Regiment Association presid... Read more

RBR: Latest Recruits Complete Boot Camp

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[caption id="attachment_39479" align="alignleft" width="405"] On patrol: The island’s newest soldiers work on infantry skills in Hog Bay Park, Sandys[/caption] News Release: WARWICK CAMP, Bermuda - Bermuda’s newest soldiers finished Recruit Camp at the weekend ready to start the next phase of... Read more

Thieves Pull Up In A Truck To Steal Washers, Dryer & Nine Ceiling Fans From Living Centre For Families

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Head of Habitat for Humanity, Sheelagh Cooper, took to the local airwaves on Sunday (Feb 28) to appeal to members of the public to be on the look out for anyone trying to sell stolen goods taken from the Transformational Living Centre for Families (TLC). The theft of industrial washers, a dryer a... Read more

Minister Peets: Saliva Test Required For Contact Sports

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - As Bermuda prepares to return to competitive local sports, the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr Ernest Peets visited one of the COVID-19 sports testing centers to assess the progress. The public will be aware that the Ministry created the Return to Play G... Read more

Governor & Deputy Governor Receive 2nd Vaccine Dose At Bermuda College

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Governor Rena Lalgie and Deputy Governor Alison Crocket received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday (Feb 27) at the Bermuda College. The announcement was made in a social media post online, with the Governor expressing her appreciation to the staff. "I wish to emphasize my g... Read more

Johnson & Johnson’s Single Shot Vaccine Is APPROVED By FDA

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Daily Mail Online: LONDON, England - The US is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. Health experts had been anxiously awaiting a one-and-done option to help... Read more

Formula E Star Alex Lynn Rushed To Hospital After Horror Crash In Saudi Arabia

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[caption id="attachment_39425" align="alignleft" width="393"] Lynn was attended to by medical staff after the crash - Image: Motorsport Images/SplashNews.com[/caption] Mirror Online: LONDON, England - British Formula E star Alex Lynn was rushed to hospital following a horror crash in a race in Sa... Read more

BUDGET: Net Debt Climbs To $3 Billion – Nearly $290 Million Spent In The Wake Of Global Pandemic

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Bermuda's net debt has climbed to $3 billion with nearly $290 million spent by the Government in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson told MPs the Government's revenue was cut from $1.1 billion down to $960 million as a result of the pandemic, most notably -... Read more