Government Has Failed Jamaican Economy Over The Years: Professor Donald Harris

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The Gleaner: KINGSTON, Jamaica - Stanford University Economics Professor, Jamaican Donald Harris, is suggesting that the failure of the Jamaican economy to grow and sustain the level of economic growth necessary to lift the country out of poverty rests largely on a failure of the Government’s mana... Read more

South Africa Holds State Funeral For Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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BBC News: CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The funeral mass for South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has taken place at the Anglican cathedral in Cape Town. Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize winner who helped end the racist regime in South Africa, died last Sunday aged 90. In his... Read more

New Year Brings More Cancelled Flights For Air Travellers

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Associated Press: January 1, 2022 - For air travelers, the new year picked up where the old one left off – with lots of frustration. By late morning Saturday on the East Coast, more than 2,400 U.S. flights and nearly 4,200 worldwide had been canceled, according to tracking service FlightAware. Tha... Read more

DOE Annouces Registration For Public School Open Houses

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The open houses will take place virtually using the ZOOM app, and attendees must sign up by midnight before the scheduled open house event. Those who sign up before the midnight deadline will receive the meeting link and other details from the school directly. Open... Read more

Jamaica: 482 Killed In Motor Vehicle Crashes, Highest In Nearly 20 Years

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Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON — The year 2021 will close as one of the deadliest for road users in Jamaica with 482 people being killed in traffic crashes between January 1 and December 31. At least 22 of those individuals were killed between Christmas Eve, December 24 and December 30, according to... Read more

Voters Question: Where’s Premier Burt, Kim Wilson & Other Cabinet Ministers During The Holidays?

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At first there were quiet rumblings when Premier David Burt left the island for the Christmas holiday in mid-December. But when Kim Wilson, the Minister of Health reinstated COVID restrictions, including the curfew, those quiet rumblings turned into a loud crescendo of discontent by members of Bermu... Read more

New Year Brexit Changes ‘Permanently Damage’ EU Trade, Says Food Body

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The Guardian: LONDON, England, By Phillip Inman - Britain’s small businesses should expect trade with the EU to be “permanently damaged” from 1 January, the refrigerated supply chain trade body has said, after new customs checks take effect that it says will make imports from the bloc “mor... Read more

Flora Duffy Named A As Bermudians Receive New Year’s Honours

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Bermuda's Olympic Gold medalist Flora Duffy has been made a Dame in the New Year's Honours list. Ms Duffy, OBE, was recognised as Dame Commander of the British Empire for her services to sport in Bermuda. Dr Joseph Froncioni was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to road... Read more

Ministry Sticks To Testing On Jan 4, Teachers Say ‘Not On My Day Off’ Time Will Tell On When Schools To Open

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Will public schools reopen on January 5, 2022? As it stands now - time will tell, as the standoff between the Ministry of Education and the Bermuda Union of Teachers continues. Only this time, the teachers union has called on the powers that be to have a rethink, in light of the Omicron variant. In ... Read more

Police: Man 24 To Be Charged With Murder Of Osagi Bascome On January 4

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda police can confirm a 24 yr. old male will appear in court on Tuesday 4th January 2022 in connection with the murder of Osagi Bascome. Detective Chief Inspector  Peter Stableford said, “I would like to thank those members of the community that have co... Read more