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Senator Alexis Swan To Step Down From Senate

Senator Alexis Swan To Step Down From Senate

Premier Michael Dunkley advised this evening [Jan 30] that Senator Alexis Swan will step down as a Government Senator before the next session of the Senate, which is scheduled to start on Wednesday, February 18. A statement from the Government said, “The move is in keeping with adjustments to the Government’s Parliamentary team that began last... Read more of this article

Car Collision On North Shore In Pembroke

Car Collision On North Shore In Pembroke

Emergency services responded to a collision on North Shore Road near Swansbay Hill in Pembroke at approximately 3.30pm this afternoon [Jan 30]; with police, fire and ambulance personnel all attending the scene. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel tended to the driver until she was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. Details... Read more of this article

Woman Denies Importing 4.85lbs Cannabis

Woman Denies Importing 4.85lbs Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Jan 30], a 27-year-old woman denied importing and possessing cannabis which the Court said had a value of up to $112,000. Ms Tahiyyah Muwwakkil pleaded not guilty to importing and possessing cannabis with intent to supply, with the offences alleged to have occurred in August 2014. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo was... Read more of this article

Man Charged: Inciting People To Kill Politicians

Man Charged: Inciting People To Kill Politicians

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 30], a 37-year-old man faced charges related to allegedly posting a message on Facebook calling  on gun owners to kill a politician. Jahmain Coddington, who was wearing a W&E uniform in Court today, was released on $10,000 bail after pleading not guilty. The charge alleged that earlier this week,... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Importing $268K Of Cannabis

Man Charged With Importing $268K Of Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 30], a 25-year-old man was charged with importing over $260,000 worth of cannabis. Zico Pearman — – who the court heard was employed as an airport security guard  –  was not required to enter a plea to the charge of importing and possessing cannabis at L F Wade airport in July 2014... Read more of this article

BTUC Refutes Premier & Minister’s Statements

BTUC Refutes Premier & Minister’s Statements

The Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] said they are “utterly disappointed” by the “accusations” made by Premier Michael Dunkley and Finance Minister Bob Richards yesterday [Jan 29], and have reaffirmed to their members that furlough days “are off the table indefinitely.” This follows after the Premier said “the... Read more of this article

Photos: CedarBridge To Host SPRITZ Hair Show

Photos: CedarBridge To Host SPRITZ Hair Show

Team building and demonstrating the ability to work and create with their hands are two of the main outcomes expected as students from CedarBridge Academy get set to host their first ever hair show, called SPRITZ, which will take place on January 31, 2015 at 7.00pm in the Central Hall of CedarBridge Academy. Personal Care teacher Taiyana Rayner said,... Read more of this article

Gymnasts Win 39 Medals At Manhattan Classic

Gymnasts Win 39 Medals At Manhattan Classic

Twenty gymnasts from the Bermuda Gymnastics Association traveled to New York City to compete at the Manhattan Classic on January 24 and 25th, returning with an impressive total of 39 individually won medals and two team awards. Saturday saw a full day of competition with the junior team gymnasts competing in the Copper and Bronze USAIGC divisions. In... Read more of this article

Video: Recap Of Bermuda’s First Hackathon

Video: Recap Of Bermuda’s First Hackathon

Code 441 recently held their first hackathon at XL Group on January 2, 2015, bringing more than 70 students from around the island together in order to learn about computer programming via active participation. A newly released video highlights some of the day’s action, with the video’s description saying, “On January 2, 2015 we met... Read more of this article

E-Polls: Vote On Suggested Cost Cutting Ideas

E-Polls: Vote On Suggested Cost Cutting Ideas

Suspending the Ag Show for a year, consolidating schools, reducing the travel budget, and putting a cap on financial assistance are all some of the cost reduction proposals that have been agreed to by the Government and the Unions, the Finance Minister said yesterday. The measures — which as described by the Minister would achieve a total savings... Read more of this article


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