Finance Minister: New EU Blacklist Threat Presents ‘Clear & Present Danger’ to Bermuda

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Finance Minister Bob Richards warned today that Bermuda's standing as an international business destination is under attack again by the European Union. This after the Bermuda Government received a new questionnaire from the EU's Code of Conduct Group earlier this month that has a July 7th deadli... Read more

BPS: Counterfeit Bermuda $50 & US $100 Notes Still Circulating in Bermuda

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Local businesses and residents were urged to remain vigilant today as the Bermuda Police Service continues to receive reports of counterfeit Bermuda $50 and US $100 notes circulating around the island. A spokesman said: "Employees are once again advised that if counterfeit cash is detected during... Read more

Police: Devonshire Man Found Unconscious Arrested on Suspicion of Operating a Boat While Impaired

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A 52-year-old Devonshire man found unconscious on a boat in Flatts has been arrested on suspicion of operating the vessel while impaired. Marine police responded to a report around 8pm last night of a vessel on the rocks with an unconscious man aboard at Gibbet Island in Flatts, off North Shore R... Read more

OBA: Deputy Premier Announces Dr Grant Gibbons & Rodney Smith as Candidates

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Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Bob Richards announced Dr Grant Gibbons and Rodney Smith as One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) candidates in the July 18th General Election. Speaking at a news conference at the Bishop Spencer School yesterday, Mr Richards said both candidates have "outstanding records... Read more

PLP: Burt Confirms Horton is Out With Announcement of Three More Candidates

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Opposition leader David Burt has confirmed that House Speaker Randolph Horton's political days with the Progressive Labour Party (PLP) are over with the announcement of three more candidates. Party chairman Scott Simmons will vie for the seat currently held by Mr Horton in Constituency 32 Southam... Read more

Police Confirm Seventh Road Fatality Death of Brian Anderson

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The Bermuda Police Service has confirmed the death of 63-year-old Brian Anderson of Arizona who lost his life as a result of a road traffic accident on Monday. While extending condolences to his family and friends, a police spokesman said the American visitor "was riding a rental cycle with his 1... Read more

BTUC Pre-Election Statement: 2017 Workers’ Agenda

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  The following statement was issued this morning: For a number of years, Bermuda has been experiencing a declining Bermudian workforce, high levels of youth unemployment, wages below the low-income threshold, deteriorating quality of life due to stagnant wage growth, an increased de... Read more

Police: Bermuda Records Seventh Road Traffic Fatality

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A 63-year-old rental livery cyclist lost his life following an accident in Devonshire on Monday, marking the seventh road traffic fatality on Bermuda's roads this year. The accident occurred around 5pm on South Road, near the junction with Brimstone Hill involving the rental cycle and a car. A... Read more

Police & Regiment: On Disposal of Unexploded Ordnance Found Off Chaplin Bay

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The Joint Services Explosives Ordnance Disposal (JSEOD) team, made up of members of the Bermuda Police Service and Royal Bermuda Regiment (RBR), will conduct an operation off Chaplin Bay tomorrow morning, Friday, June 16th, to detonate a recently discovered unexploded military ordnance. A spokesm... Read more

Burt Rolls Out Three More Candidates to Vie Against OBA Incumbents

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Progressive Labour Party (PLP) leader David Burt rolled out three more candidates and announced that all three will vie for seats held by One Bermuda Alliance incumbents. Dennis Lister III, Crystal Caesar and Quinton Butterfield were introduced as the three new additions who have "their own uniqu... Read more