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BERMUDA – Nicole not fatal

BERMUDA – Nicole not fatal

HAMILTON – The clean-up and damage assessment began in Bermuda today after Hurricane Nicole caused infrastructural damage, extensive flooding and knocked out power to most of the island’s homes. The good news, officials were reporting, was that there were no deaths or serious injuries. Photos and videos emerging after the Category 3 Hurricane Nicole made […]

Hurricane Nicole batters Bermuda

Hurricane Nicole batters Bermuda

HAMILTON – The eye of Hurricane Nicole was moving away from Bermuda this afternoon but the large cyclone was still lashing the island with strong winds and storm surge flooding. The eye of Nicole, a Category 3 hurricane with 120 mile-per-hour winds, began passing over the island late this morning. There has so far been […]

Joaquin heads towards Bermuda

Joaquin heads towards Bermuda

Bermuda is today bracing for heavy rain and coastal flooding as Hurricane Joaquin makes its way towards the island. The latest advisory from the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) stated that Joaquin is moving towards the north-northeast, and will pass just west of Bermuda this afternoon and north of the island tonight. “Recent data from […]

Bermuda – Netball fraternity pays tribute to hit-and-run victim

HAMILTON –– Friends and family have paid tribute to a popular sportswoman who died after a suspected double hit-and-run crash in the early hours of Saturday morning. La-Nae Woodley, 22, was driving with a pillion passenger along Middle Road in Warwick when their motorcycle collided with a van, which then left the scene. According to […]

Haitians demand lower fuel prices in mass protests

Haitians demand lower fuel prices in mass protests

At least 6,000 protesters marched through Haiti’s capital yesterday demanding lower fuel prices and the removal of President Michel Martelly. The protest in Port-au-Prince remained peaceful overall although police briefly threw tear gas and dispersed a crowd that had burned rubbish and tyres in the street to block traffic. The protest, which diminished in strength […]

‘Legalize pot’

HAMILTON – A government-appointed task force is recommending the decriminalization of marijuana in this Overseas British Territory and that the government should take “immediate action to enable access to medical cannabis with a prescription”. The Cannabis Reform Collaborative (CRC) in its 137-page report notes that the current drug policy is wasting money and resources and […]