New Vacation Rental Act is Now in Effect Carrying Penalties For Not Registering

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The Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism issued a reminder that the new Vacation Rental Act 2018 is now in effect. The Ministry is advising homeowners and proprietors of vacation rental units to review the Fact Sheet at  https://www.gov.bm/articles/vacation-rentals-fact-sheet or questi... Read more

Police: Inquiries Continue: Burglary at Crawl Hill Esso Service Station

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The police investigation into the reported commercial burglary that took place at the Crawl Hill Esso service station, sometime between 11pm on Sunday, July 1st and 6am Monday, July 2nd in Hamilton Parish. A police spokesman said: "The suspects gained entry into the building and removed a Digi... Read more

Court of Appeal Uphold’s Serco’s Bid to Get Airport Staff Paid $650,000 For Redundancy

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The Court of Appeal has upheld a bid by BAS Serco to get the Government to pay out $650,000 in redundancy fees to airport staff, when Government did not renew the company’s contract to run the airport. BAS Serco staff argued they had lost “continuity of employment”. The company also... Read more

BII: Two Top Speakers Lined Up For Next Women’s Professional Development Series

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Two female industry veterans who have made it to the top in male dominated businesses will be the speakers at an event to promote the professional development of women in the re/insurance sector.   The Bermuda Insurance Institute (BII) is organizing a 12-month series of events to discuss solu... Read more

Police: Formal Complaints Required to Investigate Sexual Abuse Allegations

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The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is aware of recent allegations circulating on social media about separate instances of alleged past inappropriate sexual behaviour.   Members of the public are reminded that formal complaints are required by law in order for the police to investigate such alleg... Read more

Colonel Burch Goes Live With the Latest on His Ministry With Bermuda Real, TNN, & Fresh TV

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As usual, in his usual fine form, and not one to mince his words, Public Works Minister; Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch divulged a wealth of information, in his second Bermuda News Syndicate. In a live interview earlier today with Bermuda Real and TNN, which was simulcast on Fresh TV, the Mi... Read more

Public Works Minister Hosts Second Joint Interview With Bermuda Real & TNN at 11am

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It's that time again, when the Bermuda News Syndicate brings you another live interview with Public Works Minister Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch at 11am.   You've heard the latest on the once-a-week garbage collection plan, which will continue at least until the end of the year.   ... Read more

Minister Responds to TNN Report on Flaws in Prison Security System at Westgate

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[caption id="attachment_2953" align="alignleft" width="299"] National Security Minister Wayne Caines[/caption] Fifteen new officers join the ranks of the Department of Correction today, amid concerns surrounding flaws in the security system at Westgate Correctional Facility. In a statement release... Read more

Premier & Minister of Finance on ‘New Class of Bank’ to Cater to FinTech

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In what the Government has said will be the next new pillar of Bermuda's economy, Premier and Minister of Finance, David Burt, told MPs on Friday, there's a 'new class of bank' on Bermuda's horizon.   In a Ministerial Statement, the Premier said the new legislation paves the way for n... Read more

Police: Female Motorcyclist & Pillion Passenger Suffer Serious Leg & Foot Injuries

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A female motorcyclist and her pillion passenger were rushed to the hospital's Emergency Department, with serious leg and foot injuries this morning, following a road traffic collision with a car.   Police and first responders were dispatched to the scene a few minutes after 10am, on South... Read more