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June 25, 2017

BUEI Talks To Host ‘Race For Water, Odyssey’

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] Talks series is getting set to present “Race For Water The Odyssey” on Thursday, June 29, beginning at 7.30pm. The event poster says, “Join us for an unforgettable evening to hear about the mission, journey and achievements of the Race for Water Odyssey. Find… Link:


Thompson, Blake win 100 metres in Jamaica

Source: Nation Newspaper KINGSTON – Olympic double sprint champion Elaine Thompson unleashed a world-leading time to successfully defend her 100 metres title at the National Championships here Friday night. The 24-year-old,… Link: Thompson, Blake win 100 metres in Jamaica


Goodbye To Our Husband & Dad: Larry Burchall

Source: Bernews It is with great regret that Bernews confirms the death of Larry Burchall, our columnist, reporter, biggest supporter, and the best husband and dad we could have asked for. He passed away peacefully last night at the age of 75. We are a family business, so expect to be operating… Link:


Body of man with chest wound found in Sophia

Source: Stabroek News The Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a so far unidentified male whose lifeless body was found on the `C’ Field Sophia Access Road, East Coast Demerara about 22:15h last night by police ranks on a mobile patrol. The post Body of man with chest…


NE-YO Wows Crowd At America’s Cup Village

Source: Bernews NE-YO, the Grammy Award winning US singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor capped off a memorable day in the America’s Cup Village with a live performance as the headline act on the Main Stage this evening. The day, which was the second of two official Conquer Cancer Foundation days… Link:


Photos: Princess Royal Arrives In Bermuda

Source: Bernews Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence arrived in Bermuda last night [June 24]. Government House said, “During their time in Bermuda, Her Royal Highness and Sir Tim will attend a Reception at Government House, Morning Service at Christ Church Warwick, the 35th America’s Cup… Link:

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Car crushes man lying on Herstelling St

Source: Stabroek News The Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 3 pm yesterday at Second Street, Herstelling, East Bank Demerara, involving motor car PVV 4911 and pedestrian Kalicharan Goordial,49 years of Creekdam, Herstelling. The post Car crushes man lying on Herstelling St appeared first on Stabroek News. Link:


It could have been avoided

Source: The Montserrat Reporter (See articles of July 4, 1997 following fatalities from Soufriere Hills volcano) Navigate to 1997 – 4th July By Bennette Roach In every tragic disaster like this, when people die and especially, where elapsed time is involved, certainly questions must be asked, why did it happen? Could it have been…


IMF says spares social programmes

Source: Nation Newspaper  SOCIAL PROGRAMMES, ESPECIALLY those related to health and education should not be sacrificed during economic programmes implemented by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). IMF managing director Christine… Link: IMF says spares social programmes

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Improving Juvenile Justice

Source: St. Lucia Times GIS:-The USAID Juvenile Justice Reform Project AIMS To Improve the Management of at Risk Youth. The Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice, Home Affairs and National Security held a Risk Assessment and Mental Health Screening Workshop…

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Nicaragua: Life After the La Chureca Garbage Dump

Source: Havana Times Twenty-seven frames decorate the walls of the room. Every one of them depicts a different story: his daughter’s birthday, the promenade to Managua’s old pier, the photo of his daughter when she was in 3rd grade, all symbols of joy. Freddy Mercado doesn’t want to bring his past to the…


Haiti – Agriculture : Follow-up visit of Southeast fishermen

Source: Haiti Libre As part of the follow-up of the project to strengthen the marine fisheries financed by the Spanish Cooperation and implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture, the Minister Carmel André Béliard… Link: Haiti – Agriculture : Follow-up visit of Southeast fishermen


Lewis Scores In New York Red Bulls II Draw

Source: Bernews Bermuda’s Zeiko Lewis scored in as the New York Red Bulls II played a draw with ttawa Fury The club’s match report said, “New York Red Bulls II scored two second-half goals in a span of two minutes, but conceded an equalizer to Ottawa’s Jamar Dixon in the fourth minute… Link:


Police shut down another teen event

Source: Barbados Today For the second time in one week, members of the Royal Barbados Police Force have shut down a teen event. The Inter-School Deejay Competition, held at Carlisle House, The City, was in its final stages around 11:45 p.m. when it was brought to an abrupt end. No reason was given…


Spithill fights his corner on umpiring calls

Source: The Royal Gazette Jimmy Spithill, the Oracle Team USA skipper, lost his cool over umpiring decisions that have gone against his team in this Americas Cup. The Australian decided enough was enough after his team incurred a penalty for failing to stay clear of challengers Emirates Team New Zealand during a dial-down on…


No concerns for Burling over Oracle revival

Source: The Royal Gazette Peter Burling playfully taunted Oracle Team USA after the defenders first win of the Americas Cup Match, saying it was great to see a little fight out of these boys. Burling, the Emirates Team New Zealand helmsman, said he was satisfied with the Kiwis performance on day three of the…

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