Hundreds Arrested As Riot Police Clash With Protesters Over Draconian New Security Law

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[caption id="attachment_29172" align="alignleft" width="393"] A woman reacts after she was hit with pepper spray deployed by police in Hong Kong on July 1, 2020[/caption] Mail Online: UK, July 2, 2020 - Shields raised and brandishing guns, a phalanx of riot police advance on protesters in Hong Kong... Read more

Police Advisory: Another Email Scam ‘Supposedly Endorsed by Premier David Burt’

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Bermuda Police Service wishes to advise the public of a scam email promoting an investment opportunity supposedly endorsed by Premier David Burt. Premier Burt is referred to as “Prime Minister Burt” in the scam email, which invites individuals to invest... Read more

Public Satisfaction With Bermuda Police Service Up

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Overall satisfaction with Bermuda Police Service has significantly increased this quarter. Up from 58 percent to 75 percent, making it the highest it has been since 2009. This according to the most recent Omnibus Survey. Among the reasons for satisf... Read more

RBR: Major Larenzo Ratteray Appointed Second-In-Command

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Governor John Rankin has announced the appointment of Major Larenzo Ratteray as the new Second-in-Command of the Royal Bermuda Regiment (RBR). A Government spokesperson said: "Major Ratteray joined the RBR in 2003 as a 23-year old conscripted part time soldier. "Following his Commissioning in ... Read more

CURB Gathering Oral Histories on Systemic Land Losses in Bermuda

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - CURB is gathering oral histories on systemic land losses that have occurred historically or contemporarily in Bermuda to submit to the Commission of Inquiry into Historic Land Loss led by The Hon Mrs. Norma Wade-Miller OBE, JP. An important part of this work are s... Read more

With a Pen Stroke, Mississippi Drops Confederate-Themed Flag

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[caption id="attachment_29133" align="alignleft" width="328"] Gov Tate Reeves signs the bill at Governor's Mansion in Jackson, June 30, 2020 - AP Photo/Rogelio V Solis, Pool[/caption] Associated Press: JACKSON, Miss — With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state... Read more

Sugar Industry Authority In Jamaica Disapproves Of Sugar Price Hike

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[caption id="attachment_29115" align="alignleft" width="460"] CEO of Sugar Industry Authority, George Callaghan[/caption] The Gleaner: Jamaica, July 1, 2020 - A recent hike in prices by Jamaica’s sugar producers and marketers has not found favour with the Sugar Industry Authority, SIA, which vi... Read more

OBA MP Ben Smith: What Happened To Two Regiment Soldiers Injured In Crash Is ‘Beyond Appalling’

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The recent road traffic collision that left two Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers literally run down at a checkpoint, leaving one in critical condition, is "yet another incident" that points up the "complete disregard for the lives of others". This from One Bermuda Alliance MP, Ben Smith, the Shado... Read more

Premier Offers Condolences to Jet Ski Victim, Lavonte Williams, 27

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Premier David Burt offered condolences to the family of the 27-year-old man who was killed in a fatal marine incident on a jet ski  after the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) confirmed the death of Lavonte Williams. The young man was thrown from his jet ski while out on the Great Sound around 7pm on... Read more

Dancehall Artiste Rygin King Shot

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The Gleaner: Jamaica, June 28, 2020 - The police have confirmed that dancehall entertainer Rygin King, whose given name is Matthew Smith, is in hospital undergoing surgery after being shot this afternoon. The Gleaner understands the incident happened in Stewie, Westmoreland. Th... Read more