Advanced Polling Days Start Tuesday, July 11th for Three Days

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Bermuda's Parliamentary Registrar issued an advisory today for all registered voters who will be travelling on or before polling day next week and incapacitated voters may vote in the advanced polls, starting tomorrow. The three-day period begins on Tuesday, July 11th, and continues on Wednesday,... Read more

Generation Next Urges Young Voters to Attend OBA Youth Forum This Evening

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The youth group Generation Next is today urging all young voters to attend the One Bermuda Alliance youth forum this evening, to ask the "unanswered questions" they have been inundated with in the lead up to the General Election. The forum will be held at CedarBridge Academy at 6pm. In a stat... Read more

Two Bermudians Jailed In The UK For Smuggling Cocaine

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Two Bermudians living in the UK were jailed today for a drug smuggling plot involving 307 grams of cocaine that was more than 50 percent pure, with an estimated street vale of $31,592, once converted from British pound value to US currency. According to the Hull Daily Mail, Sharnell "Ari-Genae" S... Read more

Salary Cuts From the Top Down in the Pipeline for Brown Clinics

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Salary cuts from the top down are in the pipeline in the "very near future" at Bermuda HealthCare Services and the Brown-Darrell Clinic, as a result of the recent move by the Bermuda Health Council that slashed insurance coverage for diagnostic imaging at the two medical facilities. In a statemen... Read more

Police: Two Motorists in ICU After a Busy Night With Road Traffic Accidents

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Police and first responders had a busy night with road traffic accidents overnight that left a 36-year-old female car driver and a 27-year-old male motorcyclist in the hospital's Intensive Care Unit. At last check both were listed in stable condition following three separate accidents that also l... Read more

ACBDA Questioned Why British Students Were Hired to Serve at AC Village

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Hard on the heels of the recent America's Cup race series in Bermuda's Great Sound, comes word that "dozens of foreign waiters and waitresses" were brought in to serve food and beverages at the AC Village while "Bermudians were and remain unemployed". Progressive Labour Party Senator Kim Wilkerso... Read more

PLP Unveils Party Platform With Schedule for First 100 Days in Office

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Progressive Labour Party leader David Burt unveiled his party's General Election platform vowing to do more in the first 100 days of a PLP administration than the One Bermuda Alliance accomplished in five years. Speaking at the Blue Diamond Lounge at Young Men's Social Club last night, he told pa... Read more

PLP MP Jamahl Simmons on Jobs & Unemployment

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Progressive Labour Party MP and candidate in Constituency 33 Sandys South, issued a statement today questioning promises made by the One Bermuda Alliance Government, in the lead up to the next General Election on July 18th. Speaking at a news conference at Alaska Hall, Mr Simmons said: "The OBA i... Read more

Police Confirm No Further Action Request by OBA Candidate on Reported Canvassing Incident

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Roughly ten days after the report of a canvassing incident that led to a complaint to the police, the Bermuda Police Service has confirmed that no further action has been requested by the complainant. This after One Bermuda Alliance candidate Sheila Gomez filed a complaint last month, following a... Read more

America’s Cup Recycling Efforts Generates 20.24 Tonnes of Recyclables

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The Ministry of Public Works announced today that 20.24 tonnes of recyclables were collected from the America's Cup Village during the 22-day event last month. That amount increased Bermuda's monthly recycling, which averages 63 tonnes, by just under 50 per cent per day during the event. A Min... Read more