RA Lifts 5G Moratorium & Reduces Retail Tariff For Second Consecutive Year

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Bermuda's Regulatory Authority (RA) has lifted the moratorium to "allow 5G technology to be deployed in Bermuda". And for the second consecutive year, the RA also reduced the Retail Tariff. A spokesperson noted that the RA is mandated by law to : 1 promote and preserve competition in Bermuda; 2 p... Read more

BELCO: Power Restored To Hundreds Of East End Homes

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Early morning thunderstorms, strong winds and heavy rain stripped electrical power to hundreds of homes in the East End this morning (May 16). As of 12:45pm, mainly homes in the Harrington Sound area were still without electricity. Some 932 customers were without power as of 10am as the restoration ... Read more

Cement Shortage Hits Hard In Jamaica

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Jamaica Observer: MONTEGO BAY, St James – There are increased rumblings among some stakeholders in the construction industry in the western region and elsewhere, who claim that their businesses are being negatively impacted by the shortage of cement from the islands major supplier, Caribbean Cemen... Read more

Jamaicans Head List Of Caribbean People Heading To Canada

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Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON, Kimone Francis - JAMAICANS top the number of migrants making their way to Canada from the Caribbean region, data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has revealed. Some 21,215 Jamaicans have acquired permanent resident status in the North American coun... Read more

Retired Black Judge, 81, Wrongly Detained By Vancouver Police After Being Mistaken For Suspect 40-50 Years Old

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN - An 81-year-old retired judge in Vancouver was wrongfully detained and handcuffed Friday after he was mistaken by a suspect estimated to be no older than 50. Selwyn Romily, the first Black judge appointed to the top court in Canada’s westernmost province, Britis... Read more

Planned Power Outage Triggers Unexpected Consequences At KEMH

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Hospital staff came in for an unexpected "partial network outage" in one of the data centres at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital this week. A Bermuda Hospitals Board spokesperson said: "There was a planned power outage in a small section of the KEMH General Wing on Wednesday evening (May 12) to fac... Read more

‘We Oppose Mandatory Quarantine At A Government-Supervised Facility’

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda Freedom Alliance is a large group of individuals of like-mind, from a cross-section of communities within Bermuda.  Our current mission is to exercise and expose the constitutional and inalienable rights allowed to all citizens of Bermuda, for the prot... Read more

Chancery Legal Announces Pettingill To Work On COVID Regulations Challenge

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Chancery Legal is pleased to confirm that counsel, Mark Pettingill, has been instructed to take over the local representation for the group Constitutional Freedom Bermuda, the group who is challenging the Government’s COVID-19 regulations. Counsel is still instruc... Read more

Flatts Post Office Closed Until May 20

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda Post Office (BPO) is advising that the Flatts Post Office is closed until May 20, 2021.Residents and businesses in the Flatts area who have mail with FL postal codes should visit the Devonshire Post Office to collect any letter mail.Parcel mail will b... Read more

Update: Review of Pilot Boat St. David Crash

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Transport can confirm that the pilot boat, St David, was involved in a crash with a reef off of the Northeast Breaker Beacon on Thursday, May 6th, 2021 at 6:48am. The St David was on a training exercise en route to the North Rock Beacon and had fou... Read more