JetBlue Flight Diverts to Bermuda With Mechanical Issues

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A JetBlue flight en route to the Dominican Republic was diverted to Bermuda yesterday evening as a result of mechanical issues. A spokeswoman said: "The aircraft landed at 5:50pm and the pilot reported there was a strong electrical smell in the cockpit. The plane was an Air Bus A320 from New York... Read more

Transport Minister Tours Bus Garage & Marine & Ports

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Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs, Walter Roban recently toured the Department of Marine and Ports, with the department's Director Captain Rudy Cann and the Department of Public Transportation's bus garage, to get a firsthand look at the services in progress. [caption id="attachment_... Read more

Education Minister Announces $300,000 for Bermuda College Student Enrollment

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Education Minister Diallo Rabain today followed through on a Progressive Labour Party pre-election promise to increase the financial support available to potential students who may wish to attend the Bermuda College this year. At a news conference this afternoon, the Minister announced that "an a... Read more

Health: Bermuda Declared Free of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

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Bermuda has "joined a very short list of just five other countries worldwide" to have "eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis (EMTCT). The Ministry of Health announced on Monday, that the World Health Organization (WHO), in conjunction with the Pan American Health Organisatio... Read more

ThinkFest to Focus on the Local Media & Race in Bermuda on Sunday

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ThinkMedia is set to host the next installment of ThinkFest on Sunday, with a program that focuses on the role of the media in the 1959 local theatre boycotts. Dana "Zhyon" Selassie, PhD, will discuss research findings in a presentation entitled 'Navigating Media and Race in a Segregated Colony'.... Read more

Police: Appeal For Witnesses After Two Cruise Ship Workers Injured in Dockyard Incident

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Police are today appealing for witnesses following an incident in Dockyard, near King's Wharf early this morning, involving two cruise ship workers who were reportedly involved in a scuffle with up to four locals. [caption id="attachment_2245" align="alignleft" width="1792"] Bermuda Real File Pho... Read more

Senior Citizen Dies on Flight En Route to Bermuda

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An 85-year-old woman travelling with four family members, died on board an American Airline flight en route to Bermuda last night from Miami. Despite life saving efforts, the woman, who became ill on the flight, died as the flight arrived into the Island. A Skyport Airport Duty Officer said: "... Read more

BHB on “Wait Times for Non-Urgent Diagnostic Scans” at KEMH

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The Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) has categorically denied reports reaching Bermuda Real, that the waiting list for patients scheduled for diagnostic scans at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital can run up to months on end. Complaints by patients surfaced after new regulations that cut health insur... Read more

Colonel Burch: Initial Reaction to Being Elected After a Fifth Run at the Polls – “Overwhelmed!”

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By the time all of the ballots were counted in Warwick, two of the seats held by the One Bermuda Alliance, had been won by the Progressive Labour Party; in their 24 to 12 landslide General Election victory. Among the surprise defeats on the night of July 18th, was the upset by first-time PLP cand... Read more

Public Health Advisory: Officials Warn of Spike in Local Cases of Gonorrhea

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The Department of Health is advising the public of a marked increase in cases of gonorrhea in Bermuda. According to the statement released today, the increase began in June and seems to be continuing. "Of those cases reported, the ages range from about 20 to 50, with half of the cases in perso... Read more