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Bank customers revolt at plans to charge for teller services

Complaints have reached Bermuda Broadcasting News that Clarien Bank customers will be faced with increased fees come March 31st. A spokesperson says the fee adjustments reflect the cost of service provision as they refine their business model in a rapidly evolving digital banking environment. Clarien Bank customers will be charged $5 for cash withdrawals through …

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, …

The Breakdown: ST GEORGE’S

St. George’s… At one time it was thriving, flush with tourists, locals and good-natured revelry. Can two major construction projects revitalize the sluggish east end economy? The Breakdown with Toni Waterman is on location at Wahoo’s in St. George’s with Mayor Quinell Francis, Hotel Association CEO Stephen Todd, and Wahoo’s co-owner Alfred Konrad.