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UK endorsing oppression of LGBTIs, says activist

UK endorsing oppression of LGBTIs, says activist

| 23/02/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): The UK has actively engaged with the Bermuda government “in undermining the rule of law, ignoring an order of the local court and facilitating the withdrawal of equality” for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community there, Dr Leonardo Raznovich, a lawyer and [...]

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Freemasons claim discrimination

Freemasons claim discrimination

| 09/02/2018 | 109 Comments
(CNS): Freemasons in the UK are claiming that their members are “undeservedly stigmatised” and are calling for an end to the discrimination they suffer. The BBC and other media outlets in the UK report that the United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) has placed full-page advertisements in [...]

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UK stalling on Bermuda same-sex marriage u-turn

UK stalling on Bermuda same-sex marriage u-turn

| 22/01/2018 | 51 Comments
(CNS): The Governor of Bermuda, John Rankin, has still not signed a bill from the territory’s Senate that overturned the islands’ previous and short-lived same-sex marriage legislation, replacing it with domestic partnerships. The UK’s overseas territories minister, Lord Ahmad, tol [...]

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Caribbean condemns shocking Trump comments

Caribbean condemns shocking Trump comments

| 15/01/2018 | 415 Comments
(CNS): Leaders, commentators, pundits and university bosses across the Caribbean have been united this weekend in their condemnation of the alleged insults made by US President Donald Trump about the Haitian people and some African countries, which he had labeled as sh**-holes during a meeting last [...]

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US fugitive to fight extradition

US fugitive to fight extradition

| 11/01/2018 | 99 Comments
(CNS): Wayne Collier (28), who is wanted by the American authorities in connection with the murder of his pregnant partner, appeared in court for the second time Thursday. Defence attorney John Furniss, who is representing the US fugitive, told the court that he planned to fight the extradition to t [...]

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Suspected US double-killer arrested in Prospect

Suspected US double-killer arrested in Prospect

| 10/01/2018 | 43 Comments
(CNS): The police have revealed that an American national who is wanted by the US authorities in connection with a double murder in Miami in November has been arrested in Prospect. The RCIPS released very limited information about the case but said the 29-year-old man was visiting the Cayman Island [...]

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Jamaican LGBT activist calls for hate-speech pastor’s ban

Jamaican LGBT activist calls for hate-speech pastor’s ban

| 03/01/2018 | 86 Comments
(CNS): A Jamaican LGBT activist is calling on that country’s government to ban Pastor Steven Anderson, an American hate preacher who is planning to visit the island later this month. Anderson was banned from several countries, such as Canada, UK, Botswana and South Africa, after calling for ga [...]

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The prince and the president dance around politics

The prince and the president dance around politics

| 28/12/2017 | 62 Comments
(CNS): Former US president Barack Obama’s first media interview since he handed over the keys of the White House to Donald Trump may have come as a surprise to many as it was with the BBC and a royal prince. When Prince Harry sat down with the former US leader for the Q&A as part [… [...]

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Offshore law firm goes after press in Paradise Papers hack

Offshore law firm goes after press in Paradise Papers hack

| 19/12/2017
(CNS Business): The law firm which was the victim of a hack in which millions of documents about their clients’ offshore financial affairs were exposed is taking legal action against the BBC and the Guardian. Both media organisations have stated that they will defend the breach of confidence proce [...]

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Gay marriage faces setback in Bermuda

Gay marriage faces setback in Bermuda

| 14/12/2017 | 90 Comments
(CNS): Bermuda’s Progressive Labour Party took a step back this week on marriage equality after the Senate passed a bill to ban same-sex marriage, six months after it was legalised, and replace it with domestic partnerships. Legislators said the change gave the LGBT community the benefits it h [...]

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Bermuda lawmakers decriminalise ganja possession

Bermuda lawmakers decriminalise ganja possession

| 12/12/2017 | 73 Comments
(CNS): The people of Bermuda will soon be able to possess up to 7 grams of ganja without the risk of legal sanction after the country’s parliament voted to decriminalise small amounts of the drug, provided that there is no indication of dealing. Bermuda’s Minister of Social Development Zane [...]

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