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It is the latest of dozens of shipping accidents in a region that has recently been dubbed the new Bermuda Triangle, because of the number of ships that founder there. Thirty Iranians and two Bangladeshis were on board the Sanchi when it was involved in the collision. South Korea's Coast Guard has sent a ...
Two injured seamen were this afternoon transferred from their ship to Bermuda for hospital treatment after their cargo vessel was hit by a rogue wave. The two men -- crew on the car carrier Pegasus Highway -- were rushed to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital after they made landfall at Ordnance ...

A winter storm that has buried the East Coast of the United States in snow is to blame for gales and rain on the island, the Bermuda weather Service said yesterday. Storm Grayson hasbrought blizzards across the eastern seaboard. James Dodgson, director of the Bermuda Weather Service, said: "These ...
The America's Cup has come and gone in Bermuda, but the island is still feeling the benefits. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Chronicle. Updated: 7:45 PM EST Jan 4, 2018. Bermuda: America's Cup Helps Bermuda Sail. The America's Cup has come and gone in Bermuda, but the island ...
Embodying the same easy-flowing stylings reminiscent of Fleetwood Mac songs like "Landslide" and "Sentimental Lady," Bermuda Triangle is impossible to ignore. Rolling Stone described a performance as "a pitch-perfect, harmony-heavy set of blithe and breezy heartfelt folk tunes that filled the sweltering ...
The People's Campaign today issued a manifesto calling on the government to create a fairer Bermuda. The pressure group -- instrumental in organising a string of high-profile protests against the former One Bermuda Alliance government -- wants to implement a series of socio-economic and political ...

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) -- Seven dogs were on Tuesday night airlifted to the United States after the Bermuda government intervened in finding them new homes rather than allow them to be put down here. The rescue mission for the animals -- all pit bull-type dogs -- came after Home Affairs Walton ...
Two injured seamen were today bound for Bermuda after an accident on a car carrier. The Filipino crewmen were injured when the 'Pegasus Highway' was hit by a rogue wave late last night. One suffered lacerations to the face, while the other sustained head, hand and leg injuries. The men were carrying ...
A US Navy c-130 hercules transport plane departs Bermuda after a stopover on the island. The military cargo plan was designed for heavy loads. (File photograph by Blaire Simmons). Related Stories. Aecon shareholders back Chinese takeover · job success for airport interns · UK-bound flight diverts to ...
Jason Bereswill has a thing for islands. He painted his way through Iceland and St Barts, and did the same in the Caribbean. In September, he visited Bermuda for the first time -- he has returned twice. "From Day 1, I was definitely inspired to paint," said Mr Bereswill who packed a palette, brushes and ...
A journey into Bermuda's past has been shared by a visitor who shot extensive footage during his island trip in 1981. The two-hour video includes a trove of sights from 36 years ago. Chris Lauterbach, of Long Island, said he had kept the video for years before he edited it and uploaded it to videosharing ...
Think Bermuda. Only two hours by air but, as the unofficial anthem reminds us, "Bermuda is another world 700 miles at sea." Share. 14 Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Chronicle. Updated: 8:00 PM EST Jan 4, 2018. Chronicle: Bound for Bermuda. Think Bermuda. Only two hours by air but, ...
A military aircraft was diverted to Bermuda this morning after it suffered an engine failure. The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was contacted by New York Air Traffic Control at around 6am today to tell them that a c-130 hercules with 12 people on-board was headed to Bermuda. The aircraft landed ...
"Simply because of how they look, they're an illegal breed in Bermuda," Ms. Medeiros said. The dogs were seized, and would have been euthanized without the intervention of the Angels Helping Animals organization. Bermuda prohibits some breeds, like pit bulls, and restricts others, like German ...
"As we seek to grow our economy and attract more visitors to our shores, each of us have a responsibility and a role to play in preserving the peaceful and tranquil reputation for which we are globally renowned; not just for our visitors but for each of us who call Bermuda home." Witnesses or anyone at the ...
Harness Racing continued at the National Equestrian Center on Vesey Street on New Years Day. Tyler Lopes who is home for the holiday's after a period of time in Belgium competing alongside Jillian Terceira and Patrick Nisbett took to the track. Kiwon Waldron in the bike of Special Gold broke the 2 Year ...
Numerous runners will be hitting the streets when the Bermuda Marathon Weekend takes place from January 12th to 14th; with the Front Street Mile to be held on Friday, January 12th, the 10K on Saturday, January 13th and the Bermuda Half Marathon and Marathon on Sunday. Information from the official ...

Key individuals from Bermuda's America's Cup team have been rewarded for making AC35 an international success story last summer. They include: Lieutenant-Colonel ... Chairman of the legacy and Sustainability committee, Mr Wightman ensured a positive legacy for Bermuda. As the leader of PwC ...
"Utility tokens" is set to be a buzzphrase in Bermuda in 2018 as the island increases its presence in the world of digital assets and blockchain technology. With the Bermuda government stating its intention to embrace new technologies and opportunities centred on digital ledger technology, commonly ...
But they I started hearing about the land of Flora Duffy, and the ITU World Bermuda in late April, and I migrated Google Earth from the Baja Califoria Sur to Bermuda. From 10,000 feet the open water swimming looked pretty good. What follows are a few shots of Slowtwitch Swimcation Bermuda, two people ...
Marking the first baby born in Bermuda in 2018, Mari Saige Ann Hayward was born at 2.51am on New Year's Day to parents Olivia Joell and Maxwell Hayward. A BHB spokesperson said, "Bermuda has welcomed the first baby of 2018! Mari Saige Ann Hayward was born in the KEMH Maternity Department ...
Initially brought to Bermuda as a Boer prisoner after escaping from prison in Portugal, he ended up becoming a spy, faking his own death at the hands Amazonian natives, and escaping from another prison after pretending to be paralyzed before finally being arrested in what J. Edgar Hoover called the ...
The year 2017 has been an exciting year. The Progressive Labour Party received a clear mandate from the people of Bermuda to move forward with the agenda we laid out in our election platform. We made a bold start with our 100-day pledges, followed by the Throne Speech, which laid out the ...
Celebrations include the traditional onion drop and musical Entertainment in King's Square, St George's, where organisers have pledged the enforced absence of fireworks will not mean the evening goes without sparkle. In Front Street, Hamilton, American R&B singer Keri Hilson is the star act, along with ...
HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) -- Bermuda has signed a new tax agreement with the United States that premier David Burt says demonstrates the island's ... Under this agreement, Bermuda -- a British Overseas Territory -- now automatically provides corporate income of Bermuda-based multinational ...
Bermuda is to launch a bid to make money out of its first live satellite, the Minister of Transport told MPs on Friday. Walter Roban said Bermuda's current role in the industry was small. "In line with the government's commitment to diversify our economy and seek out new opportunities, these meetings ...
Bermuda's financial crisis and the battle to pull the island back from the brink of disaster has been chronicled in a book by Bob Richards, the former Minister of finance. Mr Richards left political life after he lost his seat to Christopher Famous in the One Bermuda Alliance's defeat in the July polls. Now he has ...
Auditor-General Heather Thomas has urged the Bermuda government to take action after revealing net debt had reached $3.7 billion. The statements of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending March 2017, tabled in the House on Friday, showed net debt had increased by $243 million in the past fiscal ...
Under the proposed new bill, same-sex couples won't be able to marry, but will instead enter into a 'domestic partnership'. Speaking in favour of the bill, backbencher Lawrence Scott told the Bermuda Assembly: 'As it stands now, they [LGBT couples] can have the name "marriage" but without the benefits.
Under the new agreement, Bermuda now automatically provides corporate income of Bermudian-based multinational enterprises that have any US income-generating activities. David Burt, the Premier, said: "The agreement we have put in place with the United States demonstrates Bermuda's continued ...
Bermuda government wants the island's population to return to the levels seen in 2006 and 2007, when Bermuda was enjoying an economic boom time. And the Government is listening to the needs of the business community, and looking at ways of lowering costs in Bermuda -- for businesses and the ...
Bermuda was featured in the December issue of WestJet Magazine, with the island called a "slice of paradise." The piece titled 'Three Days in Bermuda' sets out to advise readers on "what to eat, see and do on a culture-packed getaway to this quaint and quiet island." The author, Augustine Brown, ...
A trek that raises money for Bermuda students attending Georgia State University, Atlanta, has been held for the 14 years. About 50 participants tackled the walk from Somerset Bridge to the Swizzle Inn. The annual Bermuda Trek also brings attention to the relationship between Bermuda College and ...
Opening pathways for new business to come to Bermuda was the focus of three days of meetings and discussions in Florida. And it was not solely about the potential from the US state, opportunities further afield, such as Latin America, were also on the radar for the Bermuda Business Development Agency ...
The international general insurance and reinsurance group, which is headquartered in the UK, said it expects to complete the relocation of Brit Insurance (Gibraltar) PCC Ltd by the end of the year. Brit already has an office in Bermuda, which it set up in 2013. Matthew Wilson, Brit, Chief Executive Officer, ...
Brit Ltd. Announced it is relocating its Gibraltar-based reinsurer, Brit insurance (Gibraltar) PCC Ltd., to Bermuda. The process is expected to be completed by the end of the year, following which Brit Insurance (Gibraltar) will be renamed Brit reinsurance (Bermuda) Ltd., or Brit Re. "This is a natural move for ...
The Bermuda government has negotiated a $135 million loan agreement with Butterfield Bank, David Burt announced today. The Premier said the loan, which will cover the 2017-18 fiscal year and a portion of the 2018-19 year, was called for under the One Bermuda Alliance government. He cautioned that ...
government yesterday admitted it had no idea how many people could gain Bermuda status if a new law to introduce domestic partnerships is approved. The proposed legislation, designed as a replacement for same-sex marriage, is expected to pass in the House of Assembly today, with the support of all ...
He was a regular on the Bermuda stage, and performed in shows like The Full Monty and Jesus Christ Superstar. But Ms Ford said her husband did not realise how talented he was. Mr Ford added: "My mom was there, friends from Bermuda were there. My 19-going-on-20 daughter, who I had not seen in a ...
Bermuda is being unfairly targeted by international groups which show a "wilful lack of understanding" of the global economy, David Burt said today. The Premier insisted some European officials said the island is on the right track with its efforts on tax transparency when he took part in meetings last week.
St Kitts-Nevis and Bermuda are 1,675 miles apart, but Louise Tannock is determined to bridge the gap. In the 41 years since she moved from St Kitts to Bermuda, she has taken schoolchildren to meet relatives in St Kitts-Nevis, hosted visitors from the islands, and tried to promote Bermuda culture in St ...
Bermuda's newest police officers put their best foot forward at their passing out parade yesterday. A total of 12 recruits joined the Bermuda police Service as constables during the ceremony at the Prospect Police Headquarters. Jah-Zico Douglas, who won the Baton of Honour for best trainee, said: "I did ...
The 40th anniversary of the 1977 riots is a chance to remind the country of values that have since sustained Bermuda, activist Glenn Fubler said yesterday. Saturday marks four decades since the hangings of Erskine "Buck" Burrows and Larry Tacklyn sparked a wave of riots. Mr Fubler said: "It was the tragic ...
Chris Garland, head of the restaurant division at the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, said the food industry welcomed the launch of the scheme, which allows establishments one chance every year to improve their grade after a first and unannounced inspection by environmental health officers.
All of which has served as an important lesson in terms of Bermuda's marketing campaigns going forward. "It's a helpful reminder to us of the importance of our strategy that while Bermuda is influenced by the Caribbean, it's set apart," Kevin Dallas, CEO of Bermuda Tourism Authority, told Bloomberg.
Bermuda and Britain have signed a Country by Country Competent Authority Agreement that will enable the automatic reporting of corporate income for UK-related transfer pricing enforcement purposes. Transfer pricing refers to the setting of the price for goods and services traded internally between ...
Six acts will complete for the opportunity to take part in the 2018 Bermuda Festival of the Performing arts. The selected acts are the Bermuda school of music Senior Ensemble, Brothers in Music and Sax duet, and solo vocalists Indigo Adamson, Shardae Lee and Skye Minors. They will compete for the ...
As a result, more than 3000 tourists cancelled their plans to visit, Bloomberg reports, and Bermuda officials woke up to text messages from friends saying: "I hope you're OK!" The mistake caused the tropical dreamland to experience its first drop in tourism in nearly two years in September. And like many ...
"It was an excellent opportunity and platform for Bermuda to tell its message at a very important time. We had just shy of 200 delegates attend the conference, that was in addition to the 25 Bermuda-based attendees and speakers," said Ross Webber, Chief Executive Officer of the Bermuda Business ...
Ascot Group has launch a new reinsurance company in Bermuda and hired industry veteran John Berger as Chief Executive Officer.


 

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