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May 20, 2018

Bermuda Fall To Trinidad In RAN Tournament

Source: Bernews Bermuda’s second Rugby Americas North [RAN] Men’s 15s Tournament match saw them fall again. Bermuda traveled to Trinidad a week after falling 48 – 28 to USA South at the National Sports Center. A late flurry by the Trinidad attack was the difference in a tight rugby game against Bermuda… Link:


BSSF Senior School Girls Badminton Results

Source: Bernews Saltus Grammar School won three of the four divisions at the Bermuda School Sports Federation’s Senior School Girls Badminton Tournament inside the Warwick Academy Gymnasium. Emily Hartwig got things started for Saltus with a straight game win over Warwick Academy’s top seed G-zai Dyer. Hartwig avenged her pool stage loss… Link:


More Records Fall At Swimming Championships

Source: Bernews More records were broken on the third day of the Validus National Swimming National Championships at the National Aquatics Center. Logan Watson-Brown had a hand in three records, he first came during the Girls 13 & Over 100 LC Meter Freestyle A – Final when she was clocked at 59.33,… Link:

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Police name accident victims

Source: Nation Newspaper Two men are dead after an early-morning collision along Black Rock main road near its junction with St Stephens Hill Road, St Michael, between a Transport Board Bus and a Suzuki Vitara. Dead are Colin… Link: Police name accident victims


Attack on University in Nicaragua Breaks Truce and Darkens Dialogue

Source: Havana Times An armed attack on a university in the capital of Nicaragua on Saturday night, left at least four students injured and broke the truce promised by the government in the now uncertain national dialogue, coincided student and religious sources. Link: Attack on University in Nicaragua Breaks Truce and Darkens Dialogue

St. Lucia

The Road Ahead for eGov in the Caribbean

Source: The St. Lucia Star The government of Saint Lucia will soon be operationalizing an eGov initiative designed to increase the accessibility of government services to citizens through the use of ICT technologies. In 2018 the digitisation experienced across our daily life is immense. Underpinned by technological growth, the past decade has seen rapid changes


Cuba confirms 110 killed in country's deadliest plane crash since 1989

Source: Nation Newspaper HAVANA − Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday shortly after take-off from Havana had killed 110 people, 99 of whom were Cuban, making it the Caribbean island’s… Link: Cuba confirms 110 killed in country’s deadliest plane crash since 1989

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St. Lucia

Media flock to Saint Lucia Jazz

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:– The just ended Saint Lucia Jazz Festival attracted media attention from a wide range of international press, giving coverage not just to the event but the island as a whole. One of the keys to the success of events like the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival, is being able to…


Fire Service Extinguish Rosemont Avenue Fire

Source: Bernews [Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire at a property on Rosemont Avenue near Pitts Bay Road this morning [May 20]. Multiple fire service vehicles attended the scene and some fire service personnel could be seen wearing breathing apparatus. Bernews understands a fire was extinguished in… Link:

Antigua and Barbuda

More details emerge on drowning

Source: Antigua Observer The police have interviewed a number of witnesses who were out on a tour with Dexter Joseph on Saturday when he drowned, but there’s still uncertainty as to what really happened. The 40-year-old father of two was on a cruise with friends at the time, but it is still unclear…

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