COVID-19: PwC Commits $100,000 For Community Support

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PwC Bermuda has committed $100,000 to support community response to COVID-19 as Bermuda continues efforts to limit the spread of this deadly virus. The company is donating laptops to public schoolteachers and students to support digital learning, and 500 masks for frontline workers. A company ... Read more

Pentagon Orders 100,000 Body Bags Amid Dire Prediction of 200,000 Dead As Death Toll Jumps 1,000 in One Day

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The Pentagon is ordering 100,000 body bags as experts predict the coronavirus will claim the lives of more than 200,000 Americans and a new report has suggested the Trump administration was warned about the threat of coronavirus three years ago but failed to prepare. New deaths in the US rose by ... Read more

Stark NYC Map Reveals Coronavirus Has Hit Poorer Areas Harder Than Wealthier Zip Codes Like Greenwich Village

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A stark New York City map has revealed that there are higher numbers of cases of coronavirus in poorer neighborhoods than in wealthier zip codes, as residents describe the city as a "battlefield" after an army of medical volunteers were drafted in to fight the pandemic. Mail Online reports: "... Read more

Police: Man Formally Charged With Latest Shooting Remains on Remand Unable to Meet Bail

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A 20-year-old Pembroke man, formally charged with attempted murder and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence, remains on remand at Bermuda's maximum security prison because he was unable to meet bail. Kyari Flood was charged last week on March 27, three days after the most recent shooti... Read more

COVID-19: Bermuda on ‘Shelter in Place’ Lockdown For Two Weeks as of Saturday

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A 24-hour lockdown will be imposed for 14 days, starting from Saturday as Bermuda prepares to declare a state of emergency in the ongoing bid to limit the spread of the deadly coronavirus. In his latest address this evening, Premier David Burt said he has asked the Governor, John Rankin, to decla... Read more

COVID-19: Total Coronavirus Cases Climbs to 32, Five New Cases, Curfew to be Extended

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[caption id="attachment_24618" align="alignleft" width="443"] Feature Photos Courtesy of TNN[/caption] Extra measures to combat the spread of the deadly coronavirus in Bermuda may be on the way, now that Bermuda has hit a "different stage" with a total of 32 cases on island to date. In his lat... Read more

Bermuda Lobsters Available Until The End of April

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Home Affairs would like to advise members of the public, and restaurants that they can still purchase and possess lobsters through the month of April. The Minister of Home Affairs, Walter Roban said: "Normally, by the end of the season, March 31st,... Read more

Police: Scam by ‘Fake Website Claiming to Represent Digicel Bermuda’

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda: The Bermuda Police Service has been made aware of a fake website claiming to represent cellular and internet services company Digicel Bermuda, inviting individuals to participate in a survey, pay a delivery chare of between $1 and $5 and they will receive an iPhone 1... Read more

Immigration: ‘Processing of Existing Work Permit Applications Has Resumed’

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Minister of National Security, Wayne Caines is advising the public of the following update from the Department of Immigration. Minister Caines said today: "The processing of existing applications has resumed with a reduced workforce under social distancing co... Read more

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Announces Nightly Curfew From April 1 – 8

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Jamaica is set to impose a nightly islandwide curfew from April 1-8 as the government seeks to limit the spread of COVID-19. In making the announcement on Monday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the measure will run from 8pm to 6am. The Gleaner reports: "This means there w... Read more