Bermuda’s Construction Sector To Get A Boost With New Aggregate Distributors Deal

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News Release: CRAWL, Bermuda – East End Asphalt Company Limited (EEA) announced a sole distributor partnership with Carver Companies (Carver), a US-based provider of industrial aggregate. The newly forged alliance is set to positively impact the price, quality, and convenience of aggregate supply ... Read more

Public Works Minister Refutes Claims Over Cooper’s Island

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Minister of Public Works, Lt Colonel David Burch, is today clarifying Cooper’s Island’s status and the public’s access to the area. Minister Burch said: “Let me first state that the Bermuda National Trust got it wrong, Environmental groups got it wron... Read more

Tropical Storm Fiona Begins Its Expected Turn Toward The North; Hurricane Warning Issued For Puerto Rico

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Sun Sentinel: FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Forecasters hoisted a hurricane warning Saturday for Puerto Rico and watches for the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic’s southern coast as heavy rains from Tropical Storm Fiona pummeled large sections of the Caribbean. A warning means that h... Read more

JA Minister Grange Disappointed Rastafarians Not Fully Benefitting From The Cannabis Industry

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The Gleaner: KINGSTON, Jamaica, By Albert Ferguson - Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports, Olivia Grange, has expressed disappointment that Rastafarians are not adequately benefitting from Jamaica's cannabis industry. She made her disappointment known at Friday's staging of the&... Read more

People Race To Exchange Paper Banknotes Before Deadline

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The Guardian: LONDON, England, By Joanna Partridge - Consumers are racing to exchange their old paper banknotes for new plastic versions, just over a fortnight before they cease to be legal tender at the end of September. The Bank of England has warned people to expect long qu... Read more

Queen’s 8 Grandchildren Hold Silent Vigil Beside Her Coffin

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Associated Press: LONDON — All eight of Queen Elizabeth II’s grandchildren stood in silent vigil beside her coffin Saturday, capping another huge day in which thousands came to pay their respects. Mourners huddled in a line that snaked across London, enduring the city’s coldest night in months... Read more

Killer Explodes On Being Slapped With Two Life Sentences – Insults Judge

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Jamaica Observer: By Alicia Dunkley-Willis — A man who was Friday slapped with two life sentences for the 2019 killing of a Negril, Westmoreland, couple, while declaring that he was not seeking "no sorry fah", hurled insults at Supreme Court Justice Courtney Daye labelling him "a big prejudiced ju... Read more

WATCH: Merciless Funeral Underway In Clarendon

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Jamaica Observer: CLARENDON – The thanksgiving service for the life of dancehall deejay Merciless is underway at the St Gabriel's Anglican Church Hall on Church Street in May Pen, Clarendon. The white coffin with the remains of the entertainer arrived at the church in a carriage. Pallbearers... Read more

Puerto Rico Under Hurricane Watch As Tropical Storm Fiona Approaches

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Associated Press: HAVANA — Tropical Storm Fiona threatened to dump up to 16 inches (41 centimeters) of rain in parts of Puerto Rico on Saturday as forecasters placed the US territory under a hurricane watch and people braced for potential landslides, severe flooding and power outages. The storm... Read more

Police: Man Hospitalised With Serious Head Injury Identified, Inquiries Ongoing

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) can now identify the man hospitalised with a potentially life threatening head injury as 62-year-old Randall Walker. At last check, Mr Walker remained in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. Around 1pm Thursday, September 15th... Read more