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‘Shocked & Saddened By Hateful Mass Shooting’

‘Shocked & Saddened By Hateful Mass Shooting’

Following the mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando which left 50 people dead, the Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda said they “stand in solidarity with the fellow members of the LGBTQ community around the world as we mourn the loss of those senselessly murdered and injured.” The statement from the group said, “The Rainbow Alliance of... Read more of this article

Tonight: Vigil To Be Held For Orlando Victims

Tonight: Vigil To Be Held For Orlando Victims

[Updated] Mark Anderson — the well known local entertainer and LGBT advocate — is calling on the people of Bermuda to attend the Cenotaph in front of the Cabinet building at 6.30pm this evening [June 13] to pay respects and show our love following the tragic events which took place in Orlando, Florida. The mass shooting in Orlando early... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Grieves With The Orlando Community”

“Bermuda Grieves With The Orlando Community”

“Such an unimaginable and senseless tragedy,” Premier Michael Dunkley said this evening [June 12], as he joined the global community in condemning Sunday morning’s mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The Orlando nightclub shooting is the deadliest shooting in U.S. history, with present news reports indicating there are 50 people dead... Read more of this article

50 Dead In Worst Mass Shooting In U.S. History

50 Dead In Worst Mass Shooting In U.S. History

50 people were killed inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Florida, Orlando Police Chief John Mina and other officials said Sunday morning, just hours after a shooter opened fire in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. “At least 53 more people were injured, Mina said. Police have shot and killed the gunman, he told reporters,” CNN reports. Orlando... Read more of this article

Premier: Bermuda Joins In Expressing Sympathy

Premier: Bermuda Joins In Expressing Sympathy

[Updated] In the wake of today’s terrorist attacks at the Brussels international airport and a city metro station – which current reports indicate have claimed more than 30 lives and injured man more – Premier Michael Dunkley said, “Bermuda joins with the rest of the world in expressing profound sympathy for the loss of life in Brussels earlier... Read more of this article

Three Men Charged Following Shooting In UK

Three Men Charged Following Shooting In UK

Three men appeared in court in the UK today [Feb 24] following a shooting at the Essex home of Timothy Mardon, a businessman who divides his time between Bermuda and the UK. “Timothy Mardon remains in hospital after being shot at his home earlier this month,” ITV reports. ”He’s undergone surgery but may lose his leg.” “Charlie... Read more of this article

Essex Police Release ‘E-Fit’ After Shooting

Essex Police Release ‘E-Fit’ After Shooting

Essex Police have released an “e-fit” of the suspect involved in the shooting in Essex, with the British media having already identified the victim as businessman Timothy Mardon, who divides his time between Bermuda and the UK. The BBC report, “Police investigating a shooting by intruders at a mansion have issued an e-fit of a man... Read more of this article

Businessman Injured In Shooting In Essex, UK

Businessman Injured In Shooting In Essex, UK

Two armed robbers were being hunted by British police after a man was shot at his home in Essex, with the British media identifying the victim as a businessman who divides his time between Bermuda and the UK. The Times reports, “Two armed robbers were being hunted last night after a man was shot through his bedroom door at his home. “A successful... Read more of this article

CONCACAF President Alfredo Hawit Arrested

CONCACAF President Alfredo Hawit Arrested

Two FIFA officials were arrested in Zurich today [Dec 3], including acting CONCACAF President Alfredo Hawit, with both being held in custody pending extradition. CONCACAF — the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football — is the governing body of football for the Caribbean and Central American region, covering... Read more of this article

Government Buildings Will Fly Flags At Half Mast

Government Buildings Will Fly Flags At Half Mast

All flags on all government buildings will be flown at half mast until tomorrow [Nov 16] evening, “as a mark of respect for those killed in the Paris terrorist attacks“. A Government spokesperson said, “Government House and the Cabinet Office are advising this evening that all flags on all government buildings will be flown at half... Read more of this article

Premier, Governor & PLP On Attacks In Paris

Premier, Governor & PLP On Attacks In Paris

[Updated] Following the attacks in France which have left over 100 people dead, Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley said “that the people of Bermuda join with the rest of the global community in condemning this heinous terrorist attack.” Premier Dunkley added that this is ‘truly a tragic and shocking incident”,... Read more of this article

Former BPS Inspector Andy Morgan On US News

Former BPS Inspector Andy Morgan On US News

Former Bermuda Police Service Inspector Andy Morgan has appeared on an American newscast following a deadly shooting over the weekend in Fort Myers, Florida, where Mr. Morgan – who retired from the BPS last year – now owns the United Café Bar and Bistro. The shooting took place late on October 17 during the city’s Zombicon event,... Read more of this article

20-Yr-Old Lamont Mason Shot Dead In New York

20-Yr-Old Lamont Mason Shot Dead In New York

20-year-old Lamont Mason was fatally shot on Sunday [Sept 27] at an East Harlem public housing complex, according to American news reports. A story in the New York Daily News says, “Lamont Mason was hit a single time in the chest at 4:41 p.m. at the Robert F. Wagner Houses on Second Ave. and E. 123 St., cops said. He died at Harlem Hospital. “Authorities... Read more of this article