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Dominican Republic Signs Hamilton Declaration

Dominican Republic Signs Hamilton Declaration

The Ministry of Home Affairs said they are “delighted to report” that the Dominican Republic is the latest signatory of the Hamilton Declaration on Collaboration for the Conservation of the Sargasso Sea. The Declaration is a political commitment by the signatories to work with the Government of Bermuda and the Sargasso Sea Commission to... Read more of this article

Dominicans to Search for Missing Boat

Dominicans to Search for Missing Boat

Officials have confirmed with Bernews that as of this morning [Dec 29] a vessel from the Dominican Republic Navy division will set out to search for “Carefree IV”, which has two Bermudian crew members aboard. The 31-foot yacht left the Dominican Republic on December 1 and had been due to arrive in Bermuda before Christmas. Local officials have previously... Read more of this article

Junior Track Stars Heading To Santo Domingo

Junior Track Stars Heading To Santo Domingo

18 of Bermuda’s top junior athletes will be heading out to the CAC Jr. Championships in Santo Domingo, which will be held from July 2-4. The team includes top sprinter Jeneko Place, 800 metre specialists Henry Stevens-Carty and Shaquille Dill, 1,500 metre runners Juma Mouchette and Dage Minors and 3,000 metre runner Taylor Ashley Bean. Many of... Read more of this article

Dominicans: Not Happy With Prostitution Remark

Dominicans: Not Happy With Prostitution Remark

Members of Bermuda’s Dominican community have voiced their objection to the comments made by Minister of Immigration Senator Lt. Col. David Burch where he stated: The Department of Immigration has received complaints and investigated cases where women have been brought to Bermuda specifically from the Dominican Republic for the purposes of prostitution. That,... Read more of this article

Visas: Reports of Prostitution & Sham Marriages

Visas: Reports of Prostitution & Sham Marriages

Minister of Immigration David Burch has announced that nationals of three countries [Panama, Philippines and the Dominican Republic] will have new visas requirements effective May 01, 2010. Colonel Burch stated the Dominican Republic was added due to complaints of Dominican women being brought in to Bermuda to work as prostitutes. Bernews has previously... Read more of this article

Bermudian Footballer Killed in Dominican Republic

Bermudian Footballer Killed in Dominican Republic

VSB news is reporting that a Bermudian has been killed in the Dominican Republic. 35 year old footballer Richard “Ricky” Tucker was shot at a birthday party in Santo Domingo on Sat March 27th and subsequently died of his injuries. Mr Tucker played as a goalkeeper for the Ireland Rangers football team locally, and had previously played for... Read more of this article