Mon, 26, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Virus is pummeling Europe's eateries — and winter is coming

HEIKRUIS, Belgium (AP) — As the Friday night dinner service began earlier this month at De Viering restaurant outside Brussels, it seemed the owners' decision to move the operation into the spacious village church to comply with coronavirus rules was paying off. The reservation book was full and the kitchen was bustling.

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Mon, 26, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT This Day In History

Today is the 300th day of 2020. There are 66 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1960: Gordon House becomes the offical meeting place of the Jamaican Government, replacing Headquarters House.OTHER EVENTS

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Mon, 26, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT As Trump casts doubt on election, new agency contradicts him

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — Earlier this month, President Donald Trump was predicting on Twitter that this election would be “the most corrupt” in American history. A day later, the head of an obscure government agency he created offered a much different message.

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 12:26:59 +0000 Carey Olsen Appoints Honor Desmond-Tetlow

Carey Olsen Bermuda announced the appointment of Honor Desmond-Tetlow as a senior consultant within its private client & dispute resolution teams. A spokesperson said, “Carey Olsen Bermuda has appointed family law expert Honor Desmond-Tetlow as a senior consultant within its private client and dispute resolution teams. “Honor, who advises on all areas of matrimonial, family […](Click to read the full article)

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 12:23:22 +0000 Column: Governing & Respect For Women

[Opinion column written by Cheryl Packwood] Politics can be a scrappy business. Politics should be honourable. Politics should be humbling. Governing should enshrine honour, humility and kindness. Governing, however, needs to be more encompassing in order to include and transcend these necessary values. Those who govern us must be able to see how we are […](Click to read the full article)

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 12:08:24 +0000 Football: Keunna Dill Scores In Norwich Win

Keunna Dill and her Norwich City Women’s Football Club teammates picked up a 3 – 2 win over Wimbledon, with the Bermudian footballer scoring one of the three goals for her team, finding the back of the net in the 66th minute. According to their website, Norwich City Women FC plays in the FA Women’s […](Click to read the full article)

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Mon, 26, Oct, 2020 13:50:02 GMT John Graham, Symone Mayhew admitted to the Inner Bar

Distinguished attorney Patrick Foster, Queen's Counsel (right), congratulates attorneys John Graham and Symone Mayhew on being officially admitted to the Inner Bar at a ceremony held at the Supreme Court in Kingston earlier this month. The two new Queen's Counsel are highly respected by their colleagues who congratulated them heartily at the ceremony. Graham, who was called to the bar in October 1978, has been practising continuously for 41 years.

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 11:52:26 +0000 Results: Bermudian Footballers In UK & Europe

Teams that include Bermudian footballers Nahki Wells, Milan Butterfield, Knory Scott, J’Nai Butterfield Steede, Kole Hall, Ayleal Dill, Justin Donawa, D’Andre Wainwright, Aaliyah Nolan, Willie Clemons, and Keunna Dill were in all action in England and Europe. Nahki Wells Nahki Wells and his Bristol City teammate’s played to a 1 – 1 draw with Swansea City, with Wells […](Click to read the full article)

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 11:42:24 +0000 Triathlon: Smith Finishes 22nd In Barcelona

Tyler Smith recently competed in the 2020 Barcelona ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup in Barcelona, Spain, finishing in 22nd position. Smith covered the distance in a time of 56:01. Kristian Blummenfelt, who finished in second place in the inaugural World Triathlon Series event in Bermuda, clocked a winning time of 53:53. Javier Gomez Noya was […](Click to read the full article)

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 11:24:14 +0000 Patrick Singleton Returns As WOA Treasurer

The World Olympians Association [WOA] General Assembly was held, with Bermuda’s Patrick Singleton re-elected as the WOA Treasurer. The General Assembly and election took place online due to Covid-19 and associated travel restrictions and social distancing measures. National Olympians Associations [NOAs] joined the assembly from all five continents around the world to vote on the WOA leadership and […](Click to read the full article)

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Mon, 26, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Dr Dawes gives nod to Government's Remdesivir plan

Amid global controversy surrounding the use of Remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients, local surgeon Dr Alfred Dawes is supporting the Government's decision to administer the drug under a special use provision.

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Mon, 26, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT JTA advocates high school placement system revamp

Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) President Jasford Gabriel is pushing for a revamp of the placement system for students matriculating to the high school level, arguing that the inequity now manifested has handicapped Jamaica socially and economically.

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Mon, 26, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Optimistic teachers at Clifton Basic set sail for new school year

Not only has the most recent wave of COVID-19 rocked the Jamaican education system, it has also forced some educators to confront the fact that not all schools are in the same boat.While those with access to sufficient resources are slowly managing to chart their way through this new normal, many smaller schools, especially those in the early childhood sector, are at grave risk of capsizing.

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:58:52 +0000 Photos: Bermy Distributors Donate Eska Water

Bermy Distributors donated 55 cases of Eska Water during the recently held Taste Of Bermuda food festival. A spokesperson said, “Since 2012, Hamilton’s food festival Taste Of Bermuda has become the premier food and drinks event in Bermuda, celebrating good food and great drinks. “This year, Eska Water provided by Bermy Distributors was one of […](Click to read the full article)

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:51:04 +0000 Falcons & Hawks Win, Islanders/Dragons Draw

The Bermuda Field Hockey Federation League season resumed at the National Sports Center with a triple-header that produced 8 goals in total. BHA Islanders 1 Dragons 1 The BHA Islanders and Dragons played to a 1 – 1 draw. The Dragons took the lead in the 21st minute when Tyler Smith scored from a penalty […](Click to read the full article)

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:47:22 +0000 Dickinson Wins Edward Gates Smith Regatta

Stephen Dickinson picked up yet another win, this time claiming victory in the Edward Gates Smith Comet Regatta. Dickinson and Mickia Brangman won all three races collecting 3 points, Gladwin Lambert and his crew Jaire Shields were second with 7 points, and Maxwell Curtis and his crew Stefan Furbert finished third with 8 points. Edward […](Click to read the full article)

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:44:14 +0000 National Archery Indoor Season Gets Underway

The Bermuda National Archery Indoor season got underway this past weekend.   Yeoman Compound Girls: 9 m [60 cm target] Naseesha Talbot – 301/600 Dalia Makhlouf – 250/600 Bowman Compound Boys: 9 m [40 cm target] Zack Makhlouf – 226/600 Bowman Recurve Girls: 18 m [40 cm target] Robin Selley – 343/600 Cadet Recurve Males: […](Click to read the full article)

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 04:11:55 +0000 Education Ministry, TATT to give 10,000 devices to students

The Ministry of Education and the Telecommunication Authority of TT (TATT) signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday to supply ICT-enabled devices and SIM-cards with data plans to public schools. ICT-enabled devices include tablets equipped with a SIM card slot, screen protectors and cases that will be connected to the internet by the mobile service provider. A release on Friday said the signing took place at TATT’s Barataria office and will provide 10,000 devices to students in need. It also said the ministry will accept and distribute them to students. The ministry said the provision of these devices supports the government’s commitment to ensuring an “equitable, accessible and quality education for all.” The post Education Ministry, TATT to give 10,000 devices to students appeared first on Trinidad and Tobago Newsday.

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Mon, 26, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Barbados to remove Lord Nelson statue from National Heroes' square

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The minister with responsibility for culture in the Office of the Prime Minister, John King, says the statue of Lord Nelson will be removed from its location in National Heroes' Square on November 16, which is observed as International Day of Tolerance.

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Mon, 26, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Ex-pastor gets 30 years for repeatedly raping girl

BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut (AP) — The former minister of a Connecticut church who was convicted of repeatedly raping a girl beginning when she was six years old has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.Orane Cole, 45, continued to maintain his innocence during the sentencing hearing Friday in Bridgeport Superior Court, the Connecticut Post reported. But Judge Eugene Calistro said Cole admitted to police that he sexually assaulted the victim.

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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 09:30:41 +0000 Ryan Outerbridge Finishes 6th In 5000m Race

Ryan Outerbridge and his Franklin Pierce University Men’s Track and Field teammates are taking part in intra-squad events. Outerbridge took to the track to compete in the men’s 5000 meter race, with Outerbridge finishing 6th with a time 15:51.70. Related Stories Armstrong Competes In Meet Of Champions Mendes Competes In Provincial Championships Glasgow Competes In […](Click to read the full article)

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Mon, 26, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Heavy rain associated with Zeta pelts Jamaica

Heavy rain triggered by a broad trough across the western Caribbean and the outer bands from Tropical Storm Zeta continued to pound Jamaica yesterday, flooding more roads and communities across the country.The Meteorological Service (Met Service), in a tweet yesterday, said Zeta is forecast to move away from the island, across the Yucatan Peninsula, and into the Gulf of Mexico over the next few days.

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Mon, 26, Oct, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Tapia's 5G comments anger Chinese Embassy

The Chinese Embassy here yesterday took umbrage to US Ambassador Donald Tapia's caution to the Jamaican Government on the acquisition of 5G technology, describing the American's comments as “filled with Cold War mentality and hegemonistic mindset”.

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