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The 2018 Optimist South American Championships in Montevideo, Uruguay continued with a fleet of 168 sailors taking part, including seven young Bermuda sailors; Sebastian Kempe, Christian Ebbin, Magnus Ringsted, Ahzai Smith, Laura Hupman, Nicole Stovell and Rachael Betschart. sail180331.
In a traditional maritime handover ceremony at the shipyard in Italy, Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, with the newly-constructed cruise ship scheduled to visit Bermuda five times this year. Carnival said the 3,954-passenger ship — the 26th in their fleet — will ...

Just two points off the top ten overall, Royal Cork Yacht Club's David Kenefick has posted Ireland's best Moth World Championships result to date, an 11th overall in Bermuda. Dubliner Rory Fitzpatrick was 29th in the 41–boat fleet having suffered both a DNF and a DNC in a six race series that saw many ...
Bermuda was still looking for a first medal after two days of competition at the Carifta Games in Nassau, Bahamas. Amelia Othman, the first Bermuda athlete to compete, finished tied for fourth in the under-17 high jump when she cleared the bar at 1.60 metres, tying her personal best height. She narrowly ...
The track and field portion of the 2018 CARIFTA Games is now underway in the Bahamas, with Bermudian athletes in action. Taylor Hines competed in the Under 17 Girls 400 Meter Dash Final, finishing 6th in heat 2 of the preliminaries clocking 59.65 finishing 14th overall. Clevonte Lodge advanced to the ...
Mr Swainson was previously a partner and the group head of Appleby's property department in Bermuda for over 15 years. Nicholas Hoskins, managing director of Wakefield Quin, said: “We are excited to welcome Scott to our firm. Scott is internationally recognised as one of Bermuda's premier real estate ...

Ms Plianthos started her own business, Bermuda Wine Concierge, in June, offering expertise for private events, educational classes, personalised sourcing and cellar organisation. At the end of every wine tasting, she auctions off any extra bottles rather than returning them to wholesalers. The exercise has ...
With summer comes the beach-side getaways some lucky students can afford. While popular places include the Bahamas and coastal Mexico, avoid the equally popular Bermuda islands. Many people in the territory are homophobic, the cost of traveling there is expensive and Bermuda overall is not worth ...
The Bermuda Day celebrations will be expanded over three days this year in a “renaissance” of the event. Lovitta Foggo, the acting Minister for Cultural Affairs, said: “What we hope to create is an entire Bermuda Day Weekend experience that all residents of Bermuda, both Bermudians and non-Bermudians ...
Technology is front and centre in the minds of chief risk officers in Bermuda, a survey has found. The second annual survey of island-based insurance CROs by professional-services firm EY found that the risk functions within companies are playing an increasingly important role in supporting the board in ...
The Bermuda Day cultural festivities will be expanded so “that they take place on Friday May 25th, Saturday May 26th and Sunday May 27th,” Acting Minister of Social Development and Sports Lovitta Foggo said today, adding that they hope to create “an entire Bermuda Day Weekend experience.”.
Bermuda has fallen seven places in the world's top financial centres rankings and been leapfrogged by Cayman Islands, according to a report published by the City of London. The 23rd Global Financial Centres Index which is compiled by the Z/Yen Group and updated every six months, ranked Bermuda ...
Law firm Appleby has announced five partner promotions at its Bermuda office and another four in offices in the Cayman Islands and the Isle of Man. All of the promotions in Bermuda are in the firm's corporate team. Those being promoted are Matthew Ebbs-Brewer, Gary Harris, Sally Penrose, Jerome ...
Law firm Appleby has announced nine promotions across its Bermuda, Cayman and Isle of Man offices, with five of the promotions in their Bermuda office. All promotions are effective 1 April 2018, subject to the appropriate immigration approvals. Appleby Group Managing Partner, Michael O'Connell, said: ...
Charles Dunstan, president of the Construction Association of Bermuda, said: “We have been told that the hotel portion is being suspended for the time being.” He added that work will continue with only “limited work to take place on the residences”. One contractor, who asked not to be named, branded the ...
America's Cup Bermuda Ltd has begun final windup proceedings after completing a final audit. The ACBDA, the administrative team for the showpiece sailing event that came to Bermuda last summer, said it has completed all its objectives and come in under budget. Chairman Peter Durhager, who noted ...
Mark Dombroski, a 19-year-old college student from Pennsylvania who had gone missing in Bermuda earlier this week, died from a fall, authorities said Thursday. The cause of death announcement came from Dr. Christopher Milroy, a Canadian forensic pathologist who performed the autopsy on ...

•5.48pm The House of Commons adjourned, with Sir Alan, the first openly gay Conservative MP in the British House of Commons, telling the Chamber that while the British Government was “obviously disappointed” at Bermuda's removal of same-sex marriage rights, UK intervention without consent would ...
An accountant, his friend and financial adviser laundered thousands of pounds stolen from the Government of Bermuda by buying properties in Swansea, a court heard. Jeffrey Bevan, 50, from Cwmbran, admits transferring nearly $2.5m from his employer into his own bank account and then spending it on ...
The Winter Olympics will be held from February 9 – 25th in Pyeongchang County, South Korea, and this will mark the eighth Winter Olympics that Bermuda will participate in. Murphy is the first Bermudian to compete in Olympic skiing, and the third Winter Olympian from the island following Simon Payne and ...
Daniel Mcguire, a reality TV star from The Bachelor and Bachelorette programmes, posted on Instagram — where he has more than 87,000 followers — showing himself at Village Pantry where he had a Bermuda Restaurant Weeks dinner with a friend over the weekend.
Without disclosing an amount, he said the renovation entailed a “significant investment into our business in Bermuda”. With cutting-edge technology and providing a showcase for the company's security tools, the result will be a modern business location — but it will not appear so from the outside. “I had a ...
A luxury property in Palm Beach billed as having “Bermuda-style architecture” is for sale at $61.5 million, with the Florida property boasting two waterfronts, seven-bedrooms, 14-bathrooms, a theater, infinity pool, spa, four-car garage, guest house and more. The Palm Beach Daily News said, “The short list ...
Casey Neistat, an American YouTube personality, filmmaker, vlogger, and co-founder of multimedia company Beme, recently visited Bermuda in order to create a video review comparing drones, saying that he “felt very at home” while exploring the island.
Bello Nock will be performing live in Bermuda from February 22 -24th, with the 'Bello Knock Circus' to take place at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium, featuring a variety of thrill acts. “You may have seen him – not once, not twice, but three times – on this season of America's Got Talent,” the Pristine Group ...
As the Bermudian saying goes, “It's not a case of if, it's a case of when” you are involved in a traffic incident. There is no question that the death and injury on Bermuda's roads have reached epidemic proportions. We have one of the highest crash rates in the developed countries of the Organisation for ...
HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — Chris Bryant, an openly gay legislator and former United Kingdom Overseas Territories Minister at Britain's Foreign Office, says Bermuda's move to ban same-sex marriage will damage Britain's international reputation if it is allowed to go ahead. Bryant, who will lead a debate ...
The Bermuda Triathlon Association held their 2017 Awards, with Flora Duffy winning the Senior Professional Female Triathlete of the Year, while Tyler Butterfield was named the Senior Professional Male Triathlete of the Year. The Senior Amateur Female Triathlete of the Year was Karen Smith, while the ...
A spokesperson said, “Get the girls together on Saturday, February 10th starting at 4:30pm in the Eateries, Washington Mall. Try your smarts at the Trivia and your luck at the 50/50 raffle. Your ticket includes 2 drinks, nibbles, movie ticket and some little surprises! “Give Suzanne at Bermuda Red Cross a call ...
A bulk carrier sailing to Canada turned to Bermuda this weekend after a crew member suffered an electric shock. According to an incident report, RCC Bermuda was contacted minutes after midnight on Friday about an injury on board the M/V Algoma Value. The 804ft bulk carrier was travelling from ...
(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, told the Foreign Affairs Select ...
Local jewelry designer, Elisa Stubbs, draws inspiration from the natural landscape of Bermuda for her jewelry collection 'Airy Heights Design,' and also uses unique Bermuda backdrops to showcase her jewelry online. According to her website, local shells and plants serve as one of her focal points and ...
BF&M has been named as a main sponsor for the ITU World Triathlon Bermuda. The prestigious ITU World Triathlon Series has added Bermuda as one of eight countries on the global circuit. “World Triathlon Bermuda welcomes this partnership with a leading Bermuda health insurer, as our sport ...
Several Bermudian-based entrants have cleared a hurdle on the way to becoming chartered directors. The Institute of Directors Bermuda announced the names of those who passed examinations in Certificate in Company Direction modules, stage one of the IoD Chartered Director programme, in October ...
From 8-10th May 2018, Bermuda will host leaders from across the political, economic, environmental and risk sectors for the first-ever Ocean Risk Summit at the Fairmont Southampton. According to the summit's website “The event will present high-level speakers providing expert data, analysis and ...
A team from Bermuda, led by David Burt, is travelling to Switzerland this week to hold meetings and participate in discussions alongside the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Premier's three-day itinerary includes an interactive round table he will chair on Tuesday, titled “Innovative States”.
Mr Easton, considered one of the most talented artists in Bermuda's production industry, passed away in hospital yesterday after an illness. Longstanding friend and associate Elmore Warren, owner of Fresh TV, described the father of three as a world class singer with a commitment to high quality music.
Gilbert & Sullivan and BUEI are presenting the 2017-2018 season of The Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Gilbert & Sullivan and BUEI are proud to present the 2017-2018 season of The Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series, in Bermuda [on film]. Season opens on ...
During a meeting of the British House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee earlier this week, Commonwealth Minister Lord Ahmad answered questions pertaining to Bermuda's Domestic Partnership Bill. When asked what decision he has made about “Bermuda and same sex marriage,” Commonwealth ...
The inaugural UANA [Union Americana de Natacion] Swimming Cup continued in Florida with Bermuda swimmers taking to the Pool. Skyler Powell finished 9th competing in the 15-17 Girls 400 LC Meter IM clocking a time of 5:34.42. During the 13-14 Girls 100 LC Meter Butterfly, Logan Watson-Brown ...
The Bermuda Bicycle Association recently hosted their Awards for the 2017 Road Racing Points Series as well as prizes for the Time Trial and Road Race Championships were distributed. The major annual awards were presented to the Race Organizer of the Year – Anton Gilbert, while the Race Official of ...
A term about public-private partnerships often echoed by Bob Richards, the former Minister of Finance under the One Bermuda Alliance government. A term that was found to be quite true about the OBA/Aecon airport deal; a deal that is fraught with caveats that have proved to be disadvantageous to the ...
The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced that five elite Bermudian athletes — Flora Duffy, Cecilia Wollmann, Tyrone Smith, Tre Houston and Jah-Nhai Perinchief — have received Olympic Scholarships through the International Olympic Committee's Olympic Solidarity programme in support of ...
International Professional Squash returns to Bermuda next month with the Men's and Women's Bermuda Open 2018, an official stop on the PSA Pro World Tour. The Bermuda Squash Racquets Association launched the event today with news that 35 professional players from all over the world will be in ...
Mark Fields, chairman of the organisation tasked to oversee the management, operations and redevelopment of the airport, said: “Our organisation is less than a year old. “We essentially started from nothing, but we are pleased with the leadership of the Authority's chief executive officer, Lester Nelson, ...
I gathered from several people that recently on TV there was another programme about the Bermuda Triangle and, needless to say, the facts are foremost in their minds again. One lady even told me that apart from disappearing planes etc, we have monsters — the look on my face must have been priceless.
When I arrived in Bermuda in late 1983, Quinton Edness was Minister for Works and Housing. I had given one of my new Bermudian colleagues at The Royal Gazette a lift home and gratefully accepted an offer of a cup of tea in payment from her mom. And there, half-sprawled in an armchair in the family ...
Information circulating claiming that Senators approved amendments to the Motor and Road Traffic Act is not related to Bermuda, the Government said today. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that information circulating which claims that Senators have approved amendments to new ...
Just take a gander at his updated wardrobe. He arrived on this idyllic island depicting the Northern Lights, but boy, does he look different now. Kitted out as a “typical tourist,” he sports a jazzy sweater, white ankle socks and — what else? — Bermuda shorts in a crazy pattern. There's also a camera slung ...
Bermuda's film buffs have some extra time to present their creations to the Bermuda International Film Festival. BIFF has extended its deadline for the Bermuda short film competition, as well as Bermudian film submissions for BerMovie Day, to January 15. Submissions can be uploaded to filmfreeway.com ...


 

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