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Covid-19: 140M Cases, 3M Deaths Worldwide

Covid-19: 140M Cases, 3M Deaths Worldwide

While governments worldwide continue to distribute vaccines, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe, with the number of confirmed cases worldwide now surpassing 141 million, and sadly the global death toll has now surpassed 3 million. A BBC story said, “Health officials are investigating whether a Covid variant first... Read more of this article

Premier Attends Emergency Caricom Meeting

Premier Attends Emergency Caricom Meeting

Heads of Government from Caricom nations — including Premier David Burt – held a special virtual emergency meeting to discuss the situation in St Vincent and the Grenadines caused by the volcanic eruptions. A statement from Caricom said, “Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community [Caricom] met in Special Emergency session on... Read more of this article

Bermuda Commits $50,000 To Help St. Vincent

Bermuda Commits $50,000 To Help St. Vincent

Bermuda will commit $50,000 to assist St. Vincent as the island nation deals with a volcanic eruption, with the Government saying that we have a “moral imperative to play our part in the regional and international effort to help.” A Government spokesperson said, “Premier the Hon. David Burt, JP, MP and Deputy Premier the Hon. Walter Roban,... Read more of this article

Ireland Adds Bermuda To Hotel Quarantine List

Ireland Adds Bermuda To Hotel Quarantine List

The Irish government has added a number of “high risk” countries – including Bermuda – to its mandatory hotel quarantine list, which means that “from next week, travelers from these places must spend 12 nights and pay at least €1,875 to stay at one of 24 hotels across the Republic.” A BBC story said, “The... Read more of this article

Red Cross Launch Appeal For St Vincent

Red Cross Launch Appeal For St Vincent

[Updated] The Bermuda Red Cross is launching a disaster appeal to help people affected by the eruption of the La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent. This weekend, the St. Vincent emergency management organisation tweeted, “Massive power outage following another explosive event at La Soufriere Volcano. Lightning, thunder and rumblings. Majority... Read more of this article

Royal Family Announce Death Of Prince Philip

Royal Family Announce Death Of Prince Philip

[Updated] Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, has died aged at 99, Buckingham Palace announced today [April 9]. The statement on the Royal Family website said, “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Screenshot from the... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Extends Thoughts To St Vincent

Premier Burt Extends Thoughts To St Vincent

[Updated] The Premier has extended his thoughts and prayers to the people of St. Vincent & The Grenadines as they face the possible eruption of the volcano La Soufriere. St. Vincent has declared a red alert and issued an evacuation order, and the island’s leadership has said that cruise ships are en route to help evacuate people, and emergency... Read more of this article

Brockman’s Illness May Delay Tax Fraud Case

Brockman’s Illness May Delay Tax Fraud Case

Robert Brockman – an American billionaire accused of allegedly “using a Bermuda-based family charitable trust and other offshore entities to hide assets from the Internal Revenue Service while failing to pay taxes” – has been admitted to a Houston hospital following an unspecified medical event, causing the case against him to face a... Read more of this article

CLIA Call For Resumption Of Cruise Operations

CLIA Call For Resumption Of Cruise Operations

The Cruise Lines International Association — which represents most major cruise lines — called on the U.S. CDC to “allow for the planning of a phased resumption of cruise operations from U.S. ports by the beginning of July.” The CLIA website said, “CLIA, which represents 95% of global ocean-going cruise capacity, today called... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 125 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 125 Million Cases Worldwide

While vaccines are being administered internationally, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe, with the number of confirmed cases worldwide now surpassing 125 million, with over 2,757,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States continuing to have the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A BBC story said, “Science... Read more of this article

Royal Caribbean To Sail From The Bahamas

Royal Caribbean To Sail From The Bahamas

The  Royal Caribbean cruise line announced a summer lineup of cruises setting sail this June from what they said was their “new homeport” in The Bahamas. The cruise industry has been extremely impacted by the pandemic, with cruising suspended for most of 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Royal Caribbean International website said,... Read more of this article

Photos: Understanding Holocaust Through Art

Photos: Understanding Holocaust Through Art

The Jewish Community of Bermuda is hosting an exhibition titled “Shoah: Understanding the Holocaust Through Art & Artifacts” at the Bermuda Society of Arts at City Hall, with the exhibition including an audio aspect. A spokesperson previously said, “This community outreach by the Jewish Community of Bermuda is titled ‘Shoah: Understanding... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 120 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 120 Million Cases Worldwide

As vaccines continue to be administered, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe, with the number of confirmed cases worldwide now surpassing 120 million, with over 2,655,000 deaths worldwide, with the United States having the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world, while Bermuda has had 735 total confirmed cases... Read more of this article