Category: News

Group marches on Government House over seized medical files

Around 60 people gathered Friday at Government House to peacefully call upon the Governor to order the Police to return patient files seized in an investigation into former Premier Ewart Brown. Many in the group wielded large signs stating “we want our files back”, with some elderly members of the group, themselves affected patients, struggling …

Jury convicts man on child porn possession

A man accused of accessing thousands of media files of child sexual exploitation has been found guilty on all seven counts. The jury delivered a unanimous verdict this afternoon against 30 year old Daniel Rocha of Devonshire. Daniel Rocha, 30, has been found guilty of seven counts of accessing digital child exploitation material. The jury …

Gov’t launches urgent affordable housing survey

A new plan to build much needed housing units for families, but the Government says it urgently needs accurate data in order to move forward. The Public Works Ministry today encouraged residents to fill out an important online survey aimed at informing its strategy to reduce demand for affordable housing. Speaking to Tari Trott today, …

Jamaican drug smuggler imprisoned for nearly two decades

A Jamaican National convicted of importing over $700,000 worth of heroin is sentenced to 18 years behind bars. Justice Carlise Greaves delivered the sentence this morning in the Supreme Court sending a strong message that potential or actual importers of illegal drugs would be penalised severely. A jury unanimously found the 38 year old father …

Chief Justice deals blow to Government ATV approval

The Public Works Minister’s decision to allow an ATV tour company to operate in the West End has been quashed by The Chief Justice of Bermuda. Chief Justice Narinder Hargun, in a written judgment said Public Works Minister Colonel David Burch,”¬†assumed that planning permission was not required” in granting the approval for this ATV proposal …