House: Government Guarantees $30 Million Loan For BLDC

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Local taxpayers will foot the bill for a $30 million loan guaranteed by the Bermuda Government on behalf of the Bermuda Land Development Corporation (BLDC). According to the Minister of Finance, Curtis Dickinson, the funds will be used for new upgrades with installations to a sewer main, a drinking ... Read more

Pilot Boat St David Damaged In Collsion With Reef

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An investigation is now underway into a marine accident that severely damaged the propellers and driveshafts on board the pilot boat St David. A Ministry of Transport spokesperson confirmed that the craft "made contact with a reef" and "sustained damage" early Thursday morning (May 6), around 6:48am... Read more

Police Renew Witness Appeal One Month After The Murder Of Jordan Outerbridge

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The Bermuda Police Service renewed their appeal for witnesses on the day marking one month since the fatal shooting of Jordan Outerbridge.   In a statement released on Friday (May 7), Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro, Officer in Charge of the Crime Division said: "Sadly, today marks one mont... Read more

BTA: ‘Continued Decline In Visitor Arrivals For First Quarter Of 2021’

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Bermuda’s tourism industry experienced a continued decline in visitor arrivals for the first quarter of 2021 as the island entered its second year under the weight of pandemic-induced travel disruption, according to data released by the Bermuda Tourism Authority (... Read more

Police: Bermuda Records Third & Fourth Road Traffic Fatalities For 2021

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Bermuda recorded two road traffic fatalities on our roads following a spate of collisions on Tuesday (May 4) - one of them claiming the life of an 81-year-old pedestrian and the other claiming the life of 56-year-old Marvin Lambe. Leon Thomas, 81 and Marvin Lambe, believed to be a Smith's Parish res... Read more

US Birth Rate Falls To Lowest Point In More Than A Century

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Associated Press: NEW YORK — The US birth rate fell 4 percent last year, the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years, according to a government report being released Wednesday. The rate dropped for moms of every major race and ethnicity, and in nearly every age group, falling to the lowes... Read more

Woman Gives Birth To 9 Babies After Having Nonuplets As Doctors Missed Two In Scan

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Mirror Online: LONDON, England - A woman has become a mum-of-nine by giving birth to nonuplets after doctors missed two of her babies in a scan. Halima Cisse, 25, from Mali, captured the attention of the West African nation when she delivered her nine babies via c-section on Tuesday. ... Read more

Derek Chauvin Files Motion For New Trial With Jury Misconduct Claim

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN - Lawyers for George Floyd’s convicted killer, ex-cop Derek Chauvin, filed a motion Tuesday requesting a new trial for a raft of reasons — including jury misconduct. The motion filed by attorney Eric Nelson in a Minneapolis court cited “the interests of jus... Read more

Police Investigating Multiple Accidents, Three Pedestrians Plus Four Injured

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Police are investigating multiple road traffic accidents in Southampton, Devonshire and Flatts that left at least seven people injured, including three pedestrians — one of them a senior citizen. Initial reports indicate that the 82-year-old man was attempting to cross the road when he was hit by ... Read more

April Bus Passes Extended Into May

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 News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Transport wishes to advise the public that all April bus passes will be extended into the month of May. Minister of Transport, Lawrence Scott indicated: "This has been a trying time for all of us. We would like to offer the customers who use the pu... Read more