Violence Team Deployed Six Times To Date In Response To Gang & Gun Violence

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The Government's Gang Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) has been "deployed six (6) times this year" in response to violent crime, including gun murders, emotional hardship and other serious incidents. National Security Minister Renee Ming made the disclosure in the House on Friday (June 18) while updat... Read more

COVID-19: Summer Learning Programmes To Make Up For ‘Loss Of Learning Time’

News   | We have yet to hear just how many days were lost during the past school year, but to help make up for "lost number of days", the Department of Education will host a number of summer programmes during the vacation period. Speaking in the House on Friday, the Minister of ... Read more

House: Recent Spike In Home Invasions & Robberies By Alleged ‘Gang Members’

News   | Minister of National Security Renee Ming told MPs that there has been a recent spike in attempted home invasions and robberies by known gang members in Bermuda. Updating MPs on the work being done by the Gang Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) on Friday, the Minister said: "... Read more

Premier Burt Presents $223,000 To Ten Local Clubs & Organisations

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Premier David Burt presented cheques to the tune of $223,000 to ten local community clubs to "assist with essential upgrades to their facilities, purchase of new equipment and support of youth programmes". "Seven of the local clubs received $161,000 in Capital Development grants to assist with upgra... Read more

Bermuda Heroes Day Weekend City Trash Collection

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The City of Hamilton wishes to advise City businesses and residents that garbage collection will be scheduled on the following dates during the Heroes Day Weekend: There will be no residential trash collection until Tuesday June 22 There will be no collection of ki... Read more

Water Safety Council Urges Public & Jet Ski Operators ‘To Be Safe & Responsible’

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - As Bermuda approaches the holiday weekend, the Water Safety Council issued the following saftey reminders. Michael Weeks, Chairman of the Water Safety Council said: "As we are fully into the summer season we should be focusing on water safety, while still being ab... Read more

Government Moves ‘To Clarify Changes’ For ‘Supervised Quarantine’ For Non-Vaxers

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Government of Bermuda today moved to clarify the changes to exemptions to the supervised quarantine for non-immunised travellers. Initially, there were seven (7) exemption categories that were announced. However, to further reduce the risk of new coronavirus va... Read more

Shadow Health Minister Repeats Call For Government ‘To Change Its Mind’ On Mandatory Quarantine

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The following statement was released today (June 18) by the Shadow Minister of Health, Michael Dunkley - One Bermuda Alliance... The One Bermuda Alliance is calling on the Bermuda Government to change its mind on preventing unvaccinated Bermudians who do not pay for the mandatory quarantine in a Gov... Read more

BPS: National Heroes Day Weekend        Policing Plan

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - This holiday weekend, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) will continue to work with our partner agencies in the Royal Bermuda Regiment and the Bermuda Reserve Police on enforcement of the COVID-19 regulations. Additionally we are working alongside the Department of E... Read more

House: Health Emergency Law Extension Due To Be Debated Today

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Bermuda's parliamentarians are due to debate the proposed extension to the current Public Health Emergency Act in the House of Assembly today. The Public Health Emergency was scheduled to end on June 24. MPs are also expected to discuss the National Pension Scheme (Occupational Pensions) Amendment ... Read more