Photos: ‘One World Boxing Festival’ Event


The One World Boxing Festival was held at the National Sports Centre, with the action-packed night seeing a competitive display from amateur and elite fighters, with the night culminating in Bermuda’s Nikki Bascome maintaining his undefeated record. The highlight of the night was Bermuda’s “Fresh and Hungry” star, Bascome as he battled against his Mexican opponent to maintain his undefeated record with a ...

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‘One World’: Great Wins For Bermudian Boxers


[Written by Maya Palacio] Last night during the ‘One World Boxing Festival’ at the National Sports Centre, Bermudian boxers displayed perseverance, power, and pride against their international opponents. Robert ‘King’ Somner fought against Victor Santos and won by a unanimous decision from the judges. “I felt like I did my job and what I aimed to do, I stuck to ...

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Foundation Donates $500K For Radiation Centre


The Bank of Bermuda Foundation pledged their support for Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s radiation therapy initiative with a $500,000 grant. “The radiation therapy unit is due to open in the next few weeks and will provide treatment for cancer patients and pain relief for palliative care patients. Treatment services will be provided to all residents of Bermuda, regardless of ...

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Andre Lambe: “I Don’t Want To Let People Down”


[Written by Maya Palacio] “Andre is going to come out with a big win, I can feel it,” says Pelon Andrade while outside the Forty Rego Gym while Lambe is training inside. Andrade has been Lambe’s physical coach for about two years and has been training with Lambe and fellow Bermudian competitors six times a week in preparation for their ...

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BHB Psychiatrist Helps Develop Prison Standard


With nearly 11 million people in prisons worldwide, how should countries treat and manage prisoners with health problems? Bermuda Hospitals Board’s Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist Dr Seb Henagulph was called on to help the World Psychiatric Association develop a standard, which was published in February. The Prison Public Health Position Statement is useful not only for healthcare providers working in prisons ...

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Starbucks Is Expanding Their Loyalty Program to Grocery Stores

If you enjoy racking up Starbucks Stars (aka loyalty rewards points) every time you visit the coffee chain, get ready for your reward collection to go supernova. Starting today, customers purchasing Starbucks products in grocery stores can now earn Stars, which previously could only be earned in Starbucks and Teavana stores and on Starbucks’ website. Grocery store products that are ...

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MP Wilson: Direct Resources To Mental Health


“The PLP believes that mental illness must be addressed as a matter of urgency in Bermuda and that it requires that resources be directed towards it in the same manner as physical health,” Shadow Minister of Health Kim Wilson said. Ms Wilson said, “Since 1949 the month of May has been established as Mental Health Awareness Month in the United ...

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Chrissy Teigen’s 3 Favorite Summer Cocktails


Chrissy Teigen knows how to throw a party. At least, that’s what she proves while mixing up boozy drinks on a sunny Thursday afternoon. “Thanks for coming out for cocktails in the middle of the day,” she says to the crowd. “Now go back to work and pretend you’re not drunk.” Teigen is one of those rare famous people that ...

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One World Boxing Festival Set For Saturday


Mexico comes to Bermuda this Cinco de Mayo weekend, with Security Associates, in conjunction with Bermuda Boxing Federation hosting the first ‘One World Bermuda Boxing Festival’ on Saturday [May 6] at the National Sports Centre, which will see Bermuda’s Nikki Bascome take on Mexico’s David Rangel Gomez. Bermuda Boxing Federation [BBF] President Nathan Dill states, “One of our goals was ...

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Health Ministry To Meet With Potential Investors


The Government has “limited capital resources to direct to the development of additional residential long term care capacity,” but may be in a position to “provide incentives to encourage investment by the private sector,” so the Ministry has invited potential investors to a discussion, where the focus will be “what can be done by the Government to promote investment.” A ...

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