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

Cannonier Calls on Landlords to ‘Do Their Part to Help’ – End of the Month & Rent’s Due

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[caption id="attachment_10940" align="alignleft" width="245"] Craig Cannonier, Opposition Leader[/caption] Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier called on Bermuda's landlords to "do their part to help" after he was inundated with calls from people "desperate for help". In a statement released on M... Read more

New Insurer Relm Offers Cover For Cryptocurrency, Cannabis Businesses

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Premier David Burt has announced that Relm, an insurer that specializes in emerging business categories has been granted a license by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA). The new business, which is led by CEO Joe Ziolkowski and Operations Vice President Keyla Rom... Read more

Female Pedal Cyclist Rushed to KEMH With Serious Injuries Following Collision With a Car

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A 27-year-old female pedal cyclist was rushed to the hospital's Emergency Department on Monday following a road traffic collision with a car. Police say traffic was diverted on Harrington Sound Road between Paynter's Road and Trinity Church Road in Hamilton Parish around 3:30pm. "Details are l... Read more

Opposition Leader: ‘We Are All In This Together’

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The following statement was released by One Bermuda Alliance Leader Craig Cannonier on Monday, March 30, 2020... We are living in truly extraordinary times and as such, there is no choice but to take extraordinary measures. Self-isolation, self-quarantine and curfews are all necessary if we are t... Read more

Governor Confirms British Airways Charter Flight

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Bermuda's Governor, John Rankin has confirmed that a British Airways charter flight will be bringing Bermudian students and others home from the UK, before the flight moves on to the Cayman Islands. Speaking at the latest briefing held on Monday evening at the Cabinet Building, the Governor said:... Read more

Police Renew Appeal to Locate Man Reported Missing Since March 24

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The Bermuda Police Service has renewed their appeal for the public’s assistance in locating 71-year-old Robert Douglas, who was last seen on Tuesday, March 24, near his home on My Lord's Bay Lane in Hamilton Parish. Mr Douglas is described as being between 6’ 2” and 6’ 3” tall,... Read more

Police: ‘A Number of Persons’ Arrested in Connection With Break-In at Coconut Rock

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Police are investigating an early morning break-in that occurred sometime overnight on the first night of the curfew on Sunday at a city restaurant. A spokesman said it was discovered that unlawful entry had been gained to Coconut Rock restaurant around 5:15am on Monday. "Enquiries were made a... Read more

Ventilator ‘Rationing’ Begins In UK: Only Patients With ‘Reasonable Certainty’ of Survival Are Put on Machines

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[caption id="attachment_24547" align="alignleft" width="387"] St Mary's Hospital in Paddington[/caption] Ventilator "rationing" has begun in the UK as only patients with a "reasonable certainty" of survival are to be put on the machines at a London hospital. The UK coronavirus death toll has ris... Read more

COVID-19: Britons Warned Don’t Expect to Get Back to ‘Normal Life’ For Six Months or More

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[caption id="attachment_24535" align="alignleft" width="409"] Dr Jenny Harries, Deputy Chief Medical Officer[/caption] Britain's Deputy Chief Medical Officer warned today that Britons should not expect to get back to "normal life" for six months or even longer. Dr Jenny Harries told a ... Read more