Hanover Bloodbath Father & Son Among 5 Killed Within 18 Hours In Jamaica

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Jamaica Observer LUCEA, Hanover — Five people, including a father, his son and a casket maker, were shot dead and another person injured in Hanover during three attacks within a bloody 18 hours. The first shooting took place about 2:30 am on Thursday and the last one about 9pm. National Secu... Read more

Soul Singer Angela Bofill Dies At 70

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Jamaica Observer: By Kevin Jackson - In the 1980s American soul singer Angela Bofill was a favourite among local music enthusiasts, thanks to consistent airplay of her songs on JBC FM’s Float On and RJR 94 FM. Bofill, known for songs such as Tonight I Give In (Somebody Walked into My Life)... Read more

Honduras Plans To Build A 20,000-Capacity ‘Megaprison’ For Gang Members As Part Of A Crackdown

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AP TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — The president of Honduras has announced the creation of a new 20,000-capacity "megaprison," part of the government's larger crackdown on gang violence and efforts to overhaul its long-troubled prison system. President Xiomara Castro unveiled a series of emergency meas... Read more

International Reggae Day JulyOne Virtual Events

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The Gleaner: KINGSTON, Jamaica - International Reggae Day (IRD) will celebrate its 30th anniversary milestone with a 24-hour hybrid experience, showcasing the power and impact of Jamaican music culture. The celebration will feature a mix of virtual events, specials from participating media, and a ne... Read more

FDM Leader Marc Bean’s Father’s Day Address

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Dear Fathers, Godfathers, Stepfathers, and Father Figures, Today, we gather in spirit to honor and celebrate you. On behalf of the Free Democratic Movement, I extend my heartfelt gratitude to all the men who have embraced the sacred role of fatherhood with unwavering dedication. Our motto, "Clea... Read more

Alex Jones’ Personal Assets To Be Sold To Pay $1.5B Sandy Hook Debt – Company Bankruptcy Is Dismissed

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AP: HOUSTON, By Dave Collins & Juan Lozano — A federal judge on Friday ordered the liquidation of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones′ personal assets but dismissed his company’s separate bankruptcy case, leaving the immediate future of his Infowars media platform uncertain as he owes $1.5 bi... Read more

Woman Escapes Serious Injuries In Single Vehicle Car Crash

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A female driver sustained non-life threatening injuries when the car she was driving struck a wall and ended up at the water's edge. Police say the accident occurred around 1:30pm this afternoon on Harbour Road in Paget between Lovers Lane and Highwood Lane. Police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue S... Read more

US Navy Brief The Governor & US Consul General

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - On June 11, 2024, US Navy personnel hosted a briefing and tour of their aircraft for the Governor, Rena Lalgie and the US Consul General Karen Grissette. The United States has increased aviation activity from Bermuda under the terms of a longstanding agreement be... Read more

Mariners Notice: Shelly Bay Beach Raft-Up On Saturday, June 15

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The following notice is from the Director of the Department of Marine and Ports Services: A Raft-Up will occur on Saturday, June 15, between 12:pm and 6pm. The event will take place off Shelly Bay Beach. Mariners are advised to keep outside the line of buoys, ... Read more

Massive Heat Wave Heading For USA Next Week – Cities Have Been Preparing For This

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USA TODAY: By Eduardo Cuevas & Doyle Rice - Forecasters warn a dangerous and potentially record-breaking heat wave will spread across much of the central and eastern US next week, a moment health officials have been dreading and preparing for. Forecasters warn a dangerous and p... Read more