Police Confirm the Death of 62-Year-Old Canadian Visitor Thomas Kyser

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The Bermuda Police Service today confirmed the death of 62-year-old Thomas Kyser, a Canadian national who died offshore yesterday after a marine incident near North Rock. A police spokesman said the male visitor "was taking part in a snorkeling excursion when he lost consciousness in the water". ... Read more

Premier to Address 36th Annual Labour Day Banquet to Launch Holiday Weekend

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Premier David Burt will make his first keynote address as guest speaker at the 36th Annual Labour Day Banquet to be hosted by the Bermuda Industrial Union at the Fairmont Southampton Princess Resort on Friday, in the lead up to the annual holiday weekend. [caption id="attachment_2427" align="alig... Read more

Home Affairs Minister Makes Preserve Marriage a Charity Again

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Home Affairs Minister Walton Brown has rejected the decision to refuse charitable status to Preserve Marriage, the group opposed to same-sex marriages and civil unions. The group was advised by the Minister this week that they have now been granted charitable status. [caption id="attachment_14... Read more

Police: Man in ICU After Being Hit by a Taxi

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A 33-year-old Southampton man who was hit by a taxi near his residence on Horseshoe Road, has been admitted to the hospital's Intensive Care Unit (ICU), with" serious abdominal injuries". According to police, he was struck by a taxi around 9:30pm on Saturday night. A spokesman said: "The taxi dri... Read more

Transport Minister: Four New Buses Promised by Fahy Were Approved for Purchase Five Years Ago

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Transport Minister Walter Roban has disclosed that the four new buses due to arrive in Bermuda before the end of this year, were approved and signed off on for purchase five years ago in 2012, when he was the Minister of Transport. In part two of the Bermuda Real series with newly appointed Minis... Read more

Marine Police & Local Vessel Assist 13 Boaters in Sinking Rental Craft

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Marine Police responded to a report of an incident that took place around 5:35pm today, involving a rental boat with 13 people on board that ran into difficulty. A police spokesman said the boat was located between Darrell's Wharf and Morgan's Point when the incident occurred. "Early reports s... Read more

Belco Advisory: Traffic Delays Due to Underground Cable Repairs Near Rural Hill in Paget

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Roadwork repairs by Belco on Sunday to fix an underground transmission cable, may cause traffic delays in the Rural Hill area of Paget this weekend. Motorists are encouraged to take alternative routes on Sunday during the repair work, which started on Friday evening in the eastbound lane, heading... Read more

Local Imports Increase by 12% to $248.8 Million in First Quarter of 2017

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Bermuda imports increased by 12 per cent to $248.8 million in five of the nine local commodity groups in the first quarter of this year. According to the latest Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics: "The largest increase was recorded in the finished equipment commodity group which rose $12.9 million ... Read more

Transport Minister Tours New Airport Redevelopment Site

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Transport Minister Walter Roban, toured the LF Wade International Airport redevelopment project on Thursday, to get a firsthand view of progress on the multi-million dollar project inherited by the new Progressive Labour Party government. [caption id="attachment_2381" align="alignleft" width="369... Read more

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bermuda Due to Mechanical Issues

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A JetBlue commercial airline flight bound for St Lucia from New York was forced to make an emergency landing in Bermuda earlier today, due to mechanical issues. A Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) spokeswoman said the flight diverted here when a detector light went off and smoke was noticed ... Read more