Police Renew Appeal to Help Find Man, 71 Missing For Just Over Two Weeks

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The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) tonight renewed its appeal for the public's assistance in locating 71-year-old Robert Douglas, as concern mounts for his wellbeing since he went missing just over two weeks ago. This case is now "a matter of priority to the BPS", as officers continue to search ext... Read more

Premier Confirms Third COVID-19 Death, ‘Over 700 Bermudians Can Die From This Virus’

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[caption id="attachment_24972" align="alignleft" width="349"] Premier David Burt[/caption] Premier David Burt tonight confirmed a third death in Bermuda as a result of COVID-19. Speaking at a news conference this evening he said, as of 4:30pm the Government received 25 new test results and "al... Read more

Growth & Jobs | Barbers, Hairdressers Work To Survive During Coronavirus Pandemic In Jamaica

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The Gleaner, Jamaica: Since the advent of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, barber Marlon Phillips has been forced to employ creative techniques to get clients into his salon. Like other member of his profession, the 2016 winner of the JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) Barber and... Read more

COVID-19: Ivory Coast Protesters Target Coronavirus Testing Centre

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BBC News, Africa: Protesters in Ivory Coast's commercial capital, Abidjan, have destroyed a coronavirus centre that was being built in the district of Yopougon. Residents said it was being built in a crowded residential area, too close to their homes. Videos on social media show people teari... Read more

Two Plumbing Companies Donate 2,000 Masks to Frontline Workers & Commended

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[caption id="attachment_2382" align="alignleft" width="397"] Deputy Premier Walter Roban[/caption] Two local plumbing companies based in Southampton were commended by Deputy Premier Walter Roban on Tuesday for donating 2,000 surgical masks and another 1,000 disposable folding masks", for Bermuda'... Read more

COVID-19: Clarien Banking Services Provided During ‘Shelter in Place’ Advisory

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda, April 8, 2020 – As we work collectively to minimise virus spread and adhere to the Government-issued 'State of Emergency' and 'Shelter In Place' advisory, Clarien Bank clients are advised that the following banking services remain available: BY APPOINTMENT... Read more

Two More Arrests For Breaking Shelter in Place Order – One Stopped Three Times in Two Days

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Two more arrests reported by police within the last 24 hours by police, for breaking the order in effect until April 18 to stay at home. Police say one man was stopped in his car three times in two days before he was ultimately arrested and taken to the Hamilton Police Station. A spokesman sai... Read more

Britain’s Darkest Day Yet as Death Toll Leaps by Record 854 in 24 hours – Total Hits 6,227

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Today has been Britain's darkest day yet in its coronavirus crisis with 854 more fatalities confirmed in the past 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 6,227 victims. A 23-year-old who had no other known health problems was among those who have died, as well as hundreds of others aged up to 102.... Read more

Ministry Shares Phone Numbers to Assist With Unemployment Benefit Application Processing

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, Lovitta Foggo provided a series of phone numbers to assist those who are applying for the Government's Unemployment Benefit. Minister Foggo said: "We have received considerable feedback regarding the Unemployme... Read more

Donations Top $400,000 From 50+ Companies & Individuals With Another Flight Due In Today

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Another charter flight is due to arrive in Bermuda later today from Florida, with residents who were unable to get back home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Family members and friends were urged "not to go to the airport" to greet them, "as this is not a permitted business". Premier David Bur... Read more