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Minister Comments: CURB’s Charitable Status

Minister Comments: CURB’s Charitable Status

Saying that “recent public comments have been made questioning why CURB’s recent application to renew their charitable status was not approved by the Charity Commissioners,” the Ministry of Home Affairs said the charitable status of CURB has been deferred, following the organization’s application for re-registration on June 13, 2014. CURB’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 28 2014

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 28 2014

Today [July 28] saw a volume of 6,000 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $37,200.00 BD. All 6,000 shares were traded by Ascendant Group Limited, closing at an even $6.20 per share. The BSX closed at 1,371.68, even with yesterday’s close. There was 1 advance, 0 declines, and 72 remained unchanged. The full report from the BSX... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Tuesday July 29

Weather Forecast For Tuesday July 29

Tuesday, July 29 is expected to be clear, with the high to be near 27°C/81°F and the low to be near 26°C/79°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be from the SSE at 25 to 35 km/h. The relative humidity is expected to be near 83%. Sunrise will be at 6.31am and sunset will be at 8.18pm. High tide will be at 10.48am and 11.05pm,... Read more of this article

KeyTech To Sell 100% Of Interest In BTC

KeyTech To Sell 100% Of Interest In BTC

The KeyTech Group of Companies announced that it is entering into an agreement for its subsidiary, WestTel Limited, doing business as Logic in the Cayman Islands [Cayman] to acquire British Overseas Territory Cable & Telecommunications, Ltd. [BOTCAT], a company incorporated in Cayman. In addition, the company will have a controlling interest in... Read more of this article

Dominic Tessitore Wins BCB Bank Scholarship

Dominic Tessitore Wins BCB Bank Scholarship

Bermuda Commercial Bank announced that they have awarded a Gold level scholarship to an exemplary student in our community. Dominic Tessitore, a 2014 graduate of the Berkeley Institute, was presented his scholarship on Tuesday, July 22nd by the sponsorship committee members Angelique Dowling and Stephen Outerbridge. [Left to right] Stephen Outerbridge,... Read more of this article

NASA Field Campaign Aircraft On Island

NASA Field Campaign Aircraft On Island

An aircraft from the National Aeronautics And Space Administration [NASA] has been on island for a couple of days taking flights around the Bermuda area. NASA have embarked on a coordinated ship and aircraft observation campaign off the Atlantic coast of the United States, an effort to advance space-based capabilities for monitoring microscopic plants... Read more of this article

Kempe Is 2014 National Match Race Champion

Kempe Is 2014 National Match Race Champion

Royal Bermuda Yacht Club [RBYC] Commodore Somers Kempe was crowned the 2014 Bermuda National Match Racing Champion on Saturday [July 26], with the regatta held in Hamilton Harbour in near perfect conditions. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Sailing Association [BSA] organised the event, and it was hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. It was... Read more of this article

Premier Recognizes Scholarship Awardees

Premier Recognizes Scholarship Awardees

Recently, Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley recognized more than two dozen private and public sector scholarship recipients who are studying for careers ranging from aviation to international business. A spokesperson said, “Last week the Premier participated in the 2014 Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC]... Read more of this article

OBA, PC, CURB & Marcher: “Mental Illness” Sign

OBA, PC, CURB & Marcher: “Mental Illness” Sign

The debate over the “mental illness” sign carried during Friday’s march continues, with the OBA condemning the sign as “clearly racist”, CURB saying they believe “the sign was divisive and inflammatory” however “do not condemn or judge this lady,” while the People’s Campaign noted the sign... Read more of this article

New Business Releases “Bermuda” Hats

New Business Releases “Bermuda” Hats

A new local fashion business has released its first product, with a line of “Bermuda” hats available just in time for the upcoming Cup Match holiday. Dubbed “Gombey,” the brand turned to classic snapbacks in aiming to bring a fresh new perspective to the clothing seen around the island today. A spokesperson said, “Gombey... Read more of this article