Gina Swainson: Forty Years Later & Still The Only Bermudian To Be Crowned Miss World

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Forty years later and still the only Bermudian to be crowned Miss World in November 1979, this video was posted via social media in recognition of Gina Swainson's achievement, after representing St George's in the Miss Bermuda competition in March. She also competed in the Miss Universe contest i... Read more

Premier Announces End to Austerity After Chaos in House on Friday

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Premier David Burt announced an 'End to Austerity', after both he and Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier were disciplined by the Speaker of the House on Friday. The statement, entitled 'Throne Speech 20198 and Beyond: Charting a path for the future while challenging the status quo to build a Bermu... Read more

Auditor General: ‘Each Year of Inaction Exacerbates The Problems…Getting to Grips With The Debt & Deficit’

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[caption id="attachment_8125" align="alignleft" width="341"] Heather Thomas, Auditor General[/caption] Bermuda's Auditor General sounded another warning in her latest report on the island's financial status for the year ended March 31, 2018, saying: "Each year of inaction exacerbates the problems... Read more

FAA ‘Software Outage’ Grounds Flights at LF Wade International Airport

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Flights both to and from Bermuda were grounded temporarily on Saturday due to "a software outage" at the FAA's New York Centre, that affected "Air Traffic Control Services for flights operating over parts of the North Atlantic Ocean". A spokesperson for Skyport said the malfunction occurred aroun... Read more

Jamaica’s Prime Minister: ‘We Must be Doing Business at The Speed of Usain Bolt’

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Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness "has given assurance to potential international investors that the political climate in Jamaica is friendly, and that the Government is determined to ensure that the ease of doing business will be as speedy as legendary sprinter Usain Bolt". Speaking at the... Read more

US Consulate Announces 11 Colleges & Universities to Host EducationUSA Academy Summer 2020

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - US Consulate General Hamilton is pleased to announce that eleven US colleges and universities will host EducationUSA Academy participants across the United States in summer 2020. The EducationUSA Academy, a pre-college academic enrichment programme for internatio... Read more

Police: Witnesses Sought For Disturbance Near City of Hamilton Bus Terminal

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a disturbance involving a group of males near the bus terminal in the City of Hamilton to come forward. The incident occurred around 4:40pm on Wednesday (November 13). A spokesman said: "Further information suggested that one of the individuals was in posses... Read more

Police: Scantily Clad Man Was Attending Swizzle South Shore Costume Party

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The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) confirmed today that their investigation into that report of "videos and photos circulating on social media showing a barely clothed man socialising" at a Halloween party, has been concluded. In follow up to the report stemming from the pictures taken at the South R... Read more

Same Basket of Goods & Services 1.5% More in August 2019 Compared to August 2018

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Local consumers paid 1.5 percent more in August for the same basket of goods and services than they did in August 2018. According to figures released in the August 2019 Consumer Price Index, between July 2019 and August 2019 the average cost of all goods and services declined by 0.2 percent. "Th... Read more

Bermuda’s Busiest Tourist Hub Seeks Vendors

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News Release: Dockyard, Bermuda - Bermuda’s busiest tourist area is looking for outdoor vendors for the next year’s summer and winter seasons. Six paved platform areas with water and electricity, between the three gazebos near the ferry stop, are available. West End Development Co... Read more