November 18, 2019

Bermudan magistrate cleared [by Cayman magistrate] over failure to take breathalyser following car crash

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From Jamaica Gleaner HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – Cayman Islands magistrate Valdis Foldats Monday dismissed a case against one of Bermuda’s leading magistrates following a car crash earlier this year. Foldats, drafted in to oversee the case, exonerated Khamisi Tokunbo, 65, who had denied refusing a breathalyser test after he was arrested following the crash in […]

Bermuda woman who killed teenager with baseball bat jailed after retrial

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From Jamaica Gleaner HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – A mother of three, originally jailed for life for murdering a teenager, has been sent to prison for five and a half years, following a retrial. Kiahna Trott-Edwards received the jail term during sentencing in Supreme Court on Friday after earlier admitting to killing 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal with […]

Decriminalize marijuana says Bermuda government task force

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From Caribbean360 HAMILTON, Bermuda, Tuesday May 13, 2014, CMC – A government appointed task force is recommending the decriminalization of marijuana in this overseas British territory and that the government should take “immediate action to enable access to medical cannabis with a prescription”. The Cannabis Reform Collaborative (CRC) in its 137-page report notes that the […]