Month: November 2021

Community Slider News

December 1st Flu Express Postponed

December 1st Flu Express Postponed This Just In The Flu Express, which was to take place tomorrow (December 1st) at the National Stadium Pavilion, has been postponed until Friday, December 3rd at National Stadium Pavilion. The seasonal influenza (flu) vaccine will be available for priority groups through their doctor or the Flu Express at the […]Read More

Community Slider News

King Acquitted of All Charges

A jury today found Adam King not guilty of possessing cocaine, diamorphine, cannabis and cannabis resin, all with intent to supply. They also found Mr. King not guilty of possessing a digital scale intended for preparation of those drugs. Mr. King, visibly overcome with emotion, left the courtroom shortly after his acquittal. Mr. King’s lawyer […]Read More

Politics Slider News

Immigration Waivers Policy Under Scrutiny

Immigration Waivers Policy Under Scrutiny This Just In Questions being asked about waivers being granted to companies seeking to fill positions which are supposed to be included in closed categories as government moves to secure employment for Bermudians. Reporters were supposed to be among the closed categories, but the Royal Gazette has recently hired a […]Read More

News

Queen of Barbados – but just for one last day

She is the Queen of Barbados for one last day. At midnight, this Caribbean island will become the world’s newest republic and in doing so removes the Queen as its head of state. Buckingham Palace says it respects the decision of Barbados, but beneath the public statements emphasising enduring friendships there will be some unease. […]Read More

Community Slider News

Closing Arguments for King’s Case

Both the Prosecution and the defence presented their closing arguments to the jury this morning during the trial of Adam King in the Supreme Court. Mr. King is charged with four counts of drug possession with intent to supply as well as possessing a digital scale intended for preparation of said drugs. The drugs that […]Read More

Community Slider News

Severe Weather Watch Warning Issued

The Ministry of National Security is advising the public that the island will experience unsettled weather later today. The Bermuda Weather Service (BWS) notes that a Severe Weather Watch has been issued for this afternoon. According to the BWS, an active cold front approaching from the west will spread showers, possibly heavy at times. Severe […]Read More

Local

Man Shot Injury Not Life Threatening

Man Shot Injury Not Life Threatening This Just In A 27-year-old-man is currently warded at the King Edward VII Memorial, (KEMH), receiving attention for gunshot wounds sustained in an early morning shooting incident. About 1.15 am today, Monday 29th November, 2021, police responded to a report of gunshots heard in the area of Dundonald Street […]Read More

Slider News Tourism

Pre-Arrival Antigen Testing Options Is Great News For Bermuda’s Tourism

The Bermuda Tourism Authority welcomed the first significant loosening of COVID-19 border protocols since the island reopened in July 2020. The Bermuda Government announced that they would be changing the pre-arrival test requirement to accept antigen tests effective November 29, 2021. The rapid test result turn-around time, accuracy, and widespread availability of antigen tests will […]Read More

Community Politics

Where Is The Tangible Plan To Combat Gang Violence ?

Normally Ministers provide statements to Parliament to update members on matters of importance within their Ministry. Friday’s statement by National Security Minister Renee Ming entitled “Gang Violence” does not fall into that category. Instead, it is a reaction to recent ghastly gun violence that has rocked the community. This is simply not good enough! While […]Read More