COVID-19: 116 New Cases, Six In KEMH, None In ICU

Health   |   

The Ministry of Health reported another 200 positive cases of COVID-19 in the latest round of 3,973 tests, with 84 of the new cases classified as imported with a history of travel in the previous 14 days. The additional 116 new cases were classified as either local transmission (51) or under inve... Read more

Jah Cure To Return To Court November As Dutch Prosectors Challenge Attempted Murder Acquittal

Entertainment   |   

Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON - Reggae singer Jah Cure was detained and will continue serving his six-year sentence for attempted manslaughter in the Netherlands after a judge's ruling on Tuesday. The singer is awaiting a hearing relating to an appeal by the Dutch prosecutors against his acquittal o... Read more

Water Park Apologizes To Black Family After Cancelling Party

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New York Daily News: By Brian Niemietz - A Missouri water park has apologized to a Black family that booked the venue for a big party, but was left high and dry. Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation said in a statement published Tuesday that it had conducted an internal review of an August 6 eve... Read more

OBA: ‘When Will Healthcare Reform In Bermuda Become A Priority To The Government?’

Opinion   |   

The following Op-Ed was released today (Aug 10) by One Bermuda Alliance candidate for Constituency 30, Southampton East Central, Dwayne Robinson... The cost of living continues to increase around the world due to inflation and countries are grappling with this differently. There is no quick fix t... Read more

Search Underway For Escaped Inmate From Co-Ed Facility

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Police confirmed reports of a prison break that occurred shortly after 3pm today (Aug 10), when an inmate, Antoine Anderson, escaped from the Co-Ed Facility at Ferry Reach in St George's. The search continues tonight for the high-profile inmate, who is a convicted murderer, who was jailed in 2009... Read more

Congratulations Continue To Pour In For Perinchief’s Bronze Medal Win In Birmingham

Sports   |   

Congratulatory remarks continue to pour in via social media following Bermuda's own Jah-Nhai Perinchief's bronze medal win in triple jump at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Sunday (Aug 7). The 24-year-old is now the first Bermudian to medal in athletics at a major Games since Clarence “... Read more

Robbery Crew Targeted Late-Nighters Wearing Watches On The Lower East Side

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, By Elizabeth Keogh - A robbery crew is targeting night owls on the Lower East Side, offering to sell them drugs — but instead snatching their wrist watches, police said Tuesday. The crime spree began July 16 when a group of men approached a 19-year-old victim on ... Read more

Grand Jury Declined To Indict White Woman Whose Accusation Led To Emmett Till Lynching

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Associated Press & The Grio: JACKSON, Miss — A Mississippi grand jury has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, most likely closing the case that shocked a nation and galvanized the modern civil rights moveme... Read more

Serena Williams’ Legacy Involves Plenty Of Wins, Plenty Else

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Associated Press; By Howard Fendrich - A couple of days before Serena Williams claimed the 22nd of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at Wimbledon in 2016, she was asked what she makes of it when people refer to her as one of history’s greatest female athletes. Her reply:... Read more

Stranded Whale Out Of French River, To Be Moved To Saltwater

Environment   |   

Associated Press: PARIS — A beluga whale stranded for several days in the Seine River was successfully removed from the French waterway Wednesday in preparation for a transfer to a saltwater basin in Normandy in hopes of saving its life. The dangerously thin marine mammal has no digestive activ... Read more