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39 new COVID test were conducted over past 24 hours; no new infections
Today there were 39 test results received by the Ministry of Health; and none were positive for COVID-19.
VIDEO: Bermuda Government COVID-19 Update June 4
The full video coverage of the COVID-19 briefing from the Bermuda Government on June 4, 2020
Premier Burt announces changes of ministerial responsibilities
As a community, our collective attention has been diverted to managing the change that Covid19 has forced on us. It sometimes feels that all our energies are focused on making it through the various Phases to achieve some return to norma...
What is the definition of 'systemic racism'?
Protests have been taking place all over the world in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, who died in police custody after a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, knelt on his neck for minutes on end during his arrest.
Thousands join George Floyd protest in Birmingham
Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Birmingham to protest about the death of George Floyd in US police custody.
How Tyler Perry Gave Back to George Floyd's Family Ahead of Memorial Service
ET's Kevin Frazier was in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where the funeral for George Floyd took place.
George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter opens up about her dad
ABC News' Eva Pilgrim speaks to Gianna Floyd, the daughter of George Floyd, and her mother, Roxie Washington, as a new investigation is launched into the Minneapolis Police Department.
Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex: 'George Floyd's life mattered'
Meghan has shared her devastation at racial division and protests in the United States in a graduation talk to her old high school. She said: "I realised the only wrong thing to say is to say nothing, because George Floyd's life mattered."
China: US can now 'enjoy' protests after criticizing China's handling of Hong Kong situation
China's state media is harnessing the current wave of protests across America to call out the US government for 'hypocrisy' after it criticized China's handling of Hong Kong protests last year.
The latest technology that will restore safety to cruises
The first phase of reopening of the cruise industry focuses on small regional navigation, more by rivers than by oceans. But what about the big companies and their giant ships?
Police chief to Trump: Please, keep your mouth shut if you can't be constructive
Houston police chief Art Acevedo responds to President Trump telling governors to "dominate" protesters saying that if Trump if can't be constructive to stay quiet.
James Mattis Denounces President Trump, Describes Him as a Threat to the Constitution
Former Defense Secretary Mattis Issues Stunning Rebuke Of Trump. In an extraordinary condemnation, the former defense secretary backs protesters and says the president is trying to turn Americans against one another.
Bermuda to reform Cannabis laws
The revised proposal will provide for a regulated Cannabis program, which has been hybridized to meet Bermuda’s requirements, whilst modelling the best available legal provisions in Canada (both provincial and federal) and to a lesser de...
30 new COVID tests, no new cases in Bermuda
Today June 3, there were 30 test results received by the Ministry of Health; and none were positive for COVID-19.
VIDEO: Licenced day care centres open
Licenced Day Care Centres are now able to open with the permission of the Ministry of Health. Here are some tips from the Ministry of Health.
Brits take the knee for George Floyd amid Black Lives Matter protests
People across the UK knelt outside their homes this evening in support of Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests over the death of George Floyd, 46.
Thousands join London protest
Thousands of people have joined a protest in London over the death of African-American George Floyd in US police custody nine days ago.
‘Unbelievable’: UK police accused of hypocrisy over their support of George Floyd protesters
British police leaders say they stand in solidarity with those “appalled” at the brutal, potentially racially motivated killing of George Floyd, prompting derision from those unconvinced by Britain’s own record on tackling racism.
All four ex-police officers who killed George Floyd face new charges
The three former officers are charged with aiding and abetting murder. The fourth, who placed his knee on Floyd’s neck for over eight minutes, now faces a second-degree murder charge.
UK quarantine plans and £1,000 penalties confirmed
Plans to force almost all arrivals to the UK to isolate for 14 days have been confirmed by the home secretary.
Thousands march in Floyd's hometown
An estimated 60,000 people marched to City Hall in George Floyd's hometown of Houston, Texas, on Tuesday to protest his death in Minneapolis police custody last week that triggered nationwide protests.
Christmass Shopping is done: U.S. Police Make 1,400 Arrests As Looters Hit shops
But some of the police officers joined the party and loot for themselves. Now its time to stop looting and start fix all what is wrong in the USA "justice" system general racism.
Snapchat curbs Trump posts promoting racial violence
Snapchat on Wednesday stopped promoting posts by President Trump, saying they incite "racial violence."
Caribbean Feminist Reflections: Liberation in a Time of Covid
Join Caribbean Solidarity Network on Monday June 1st @ 7pm for a live-stream - Caribbean Feminist Reflections: Liberation in a Time of Covid.
UK: Drunk driver killed man in crash then returned to pub
Henderson told his partner he had "f***** up", opened two cans of lager, reported his car stolen then fell asleep on the sofa.
143 tests conducted; no new positive COVID cases in Bermuda
Today, June 2, there were 143 test results received by the Ministry of Health; and none were positive for COVID-19. Bermuda has 141 total confirmed positive cases.
BMA hosts 13th meeting of Financial Policy Council
The Financial Policy Council (FPC) held its thirteenth meeting on 30 April 2020 via teleconference. All members were able to participate on the call.
VIDEO: The full Bermuda Government COVID-19 Update June 01 2020
Good evening Bermuda. I hope that all persons had a safe and happy Bermuda Day holiday. Today, I am joined by the Minister of Health, The Minister of National Security and the Minister of Tourism and Transport.
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Corporate America wants you to know it totally rejects imperialism and racism. Just not the Chinese variety
Van Jones SHOCKS CNN & Says White Hillary Supporters Do More Damage To Black People Than The KKK!
"It's not the racist white person who is in the Ku Klux Klan that we have to worry about," Jones said. "It's the white liberal Hillary Clinton supporter walking her dog in Central Park who would tell you right now, you know, people like ...
BoJo government blasted again as new lockdown ‘SEX BAN’ prompts orgy of scorn and mockery
The UK government has once again found itself facing widespread derision over its coronavirus lockdown rules after new measures introduced forbid couples who live separately from gathering in what has been dubbed a “bonking ban.”
Clara Amfo praised for emotional anti-racism speech on Radio 1
BBC Radio 1 host Clara Amfo has been praised for making a candid, emotional speech on air about George Floyd's death and her own mental health.
Civil rights leaders say they're 'disappointed and stunned' after call with Facebook's Zuckerberg and Sandberg
The leaders said Zuckerberg gave "incomprehensible explanations" for not taking action against President Trump's "looting ... shooting" post.
Gov. Cuomo On Death of George Floyd: 'We Have Injustice In The Criminal Justice System'
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke about the death of George Floyd and the protests around the country, saying there is "injustice in the criminal justice system" and calling for an end to violent actions.
Shocking spike in Covid-19 jail suicides should end Britain’s obsession with imprisonment
Coronavirus has shone on a light on the crisis in the UK’s prisons. The justice system needs to be overhauled to bring an end to ridiculous sentencing, overcrowding and disgraceful conditions.
Trump threatens to deploy US military to crush George Floyd protests
Donald Trump vowed to end violent protests across the country, threatening to deploy “heavily armed” US military troops to cities even if mayors and governors object. The president spoke at the White House with the sound of police firing...
Outrage after former Miss Universe Malaysia says black Americans should ‘relax’ as they ‘chose to be born coloured’
A former Miss Universe Malaysia has been criticised after she posted a series of offensive comments about the Black Lives Matter protests taking place across the US.
PANEL: George Floyd death sparks global rebellion
It began in Minneapolis but has since spread across the US, and now the world.
Bermuda's role recognized in recent SpaceX launch
Bermuda has been congratulated on its role in successfully supporting Saturday’s historic launch of two NASA astronauts into orbit onboard a SpaceX rocket from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center, by the Space and Satellite Policy Advisory Pa...
The Bermuda Shrine Club donates $5,000 to The Family Centre
Assistant Commissioner of Police, Martin Weekes in his voluntary role as a Shiner, presents donation to The Family Centre.
Consulate march – please wear a mask apply health protocols
The Minister of National Security, the Hon. Wayne M. Caines, JP, MP, commented in advance of today’s scheduled march.
UK: Sex with someone you don’t live with is illegal from today
New coronavirus guidelines have made it illegal to have sex in your own home with a person from another household from today.
UK: Critics round on No 10 over 'ridiculous' rules for 14-day quarantine
Tens of thousands of new arrivals to the UK will be able to go food shopping, change accommodation and use public transport from airports during a 14-day quarantine imposed to prevent a second wave of coronavirus, under draft plans to be...
"The racist police didn't know the black guy was an FBI agent!!"
USA: Police looting, citizens shooting
Few Police officers took the opportunity and loot shops with luxury goods. In other incident few citizens took the opportunity and shoot police forces.
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