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USA To Restore Commercial Flights To Cuba

USA To Restore Commercial Flights To Cuba

The U.S. Government will announce Tuesday that it has signed an agreement with Cuba to restore commercial air travel between the two countries, according to a report from Politico. “This arrangement establishes scheduled air service of up to 30 daily direct flights between the U.S. and Cuba, will facilitate authorized travel, enhanced traveler choices,... Read more of this article

Bowling: Second Spring Seniors League Results

Bowling: Second Spring Seniors League Results

In Second Spring Senior Bowling League action at the Warwick Lane saw the Islanders go down 3 – 1 to the Blue Angels, the Last Pin fell 3 – 1 to the Drifters, while Old ‘N Kickin went down 3 – 1 to the Last Minutes and the Pinsplitters went down 3 ½ – ½ to the New Comers. Men Handicap Game: Gladwin Robinson 245 McNeil Simmons 245 Gladwin... Read more of this article

Bacardi Executive Testifies In Trademark Matter

Bacardi Executive Testifies In Trademark Matter

At the request of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Rick Wilson, senior vice president for external affairs, with Bacardi, appeared as a witness at a Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Congressional hearing on “Resolving Issues with Confiscated Property in Cuba, Havana Club Rum and Other Property.” “The... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Feb 12 2016

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Feb 12 2016

Today [Feb 12] saw 25,100 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $45,861.00 BD. 24,000 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing at an even $1.75 per share, while the other 1,100 shares were traded by KeyTech Ltd, closing down 12.0% at $3.51 per share. The BSX finished at 1,218.39, down 0.53% on the day. There were 0... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Saturday February 13

Weather Forecast For Saturday February 13

Saturday, February 13 is expected to be partly cloudy, with the high to be near 22°C/72°F and the low to be near 13°C/55°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be WSW. The relative humidity is expected to be near 67%. Sunrise will be at 7.03am and sunset will be at 6.02pm. High tide will be at 11.58am, while low tide will be... Read more of this article

Hilarity For Charity Event To Support Charity

Hilarity For Charity Event To Support Charity

Improv Bermuda is getting set to hold an event called ‘Hilarity for Charity’ in support of the St. George’s Foundation, with a night of comedy aimed at raising funds. The event will take place on Friday, February 19 from 7.30pm to 8.30pm at the World Heritage Centre. Tickets cost $20 each and are available at the door or online at... Read more of this article

Video: MP Walton Brown On Immigration

Video: MP Walton Brown On Immigration

“There is widespread discontent at the Government’s refusal to engage in a sensible, bipartisan level of discussion and negotiation about what are clearly very important issues,” MP Walton Brown said today. This follow after the Government announced they plan to amend the law, with changes to include any person who is ordinarily resident... Read more of this article

MP Richards: “Referendum Is The Way Forward”

MP Richards: “Referendum Is The Way Forward”

“It is my personal belief that a referendum is the way forward,” said OBA MP Sylvan Richards when asked about the Order Papers for today’s [Feb 12] sitting of the House of Assembly, which said Mr Richards will bring a Private Members Bill entitled “Same-Sex Marriage Referendum Act 2016″. In describing a Private Members Bill, the official... Read more of this article

Police Release 2015 Crime Statistics Report

Police Release 2015 Crime Statistics Report

[Updated with videos] The Bermuda Police Service released Q4 and year-end crime statistics for 2015, with a total of 3,750 crimes recorded during the year, an increase of 356 more crimes than 2014. Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva said, “The total crime for 2015 was 3,750 offences. This was spread evenly over the four quarters of the year,... Read more of this article

John Wight To Receive Salute to Service Award

John Wight To Receive Salute to Service Award

The Bermuda Health Foundation [BHF] announced that John Wight, President and CEO of the BF&M Insurance Group, has agreed to accept this year’s Salute to Service Award at the Foundation’s 14th Annual Salute to Service Award luncheon on Friday, June 17, 2016. “The Salute to Service Award is presented yearly to a member of the community who... Read more of this article

BMHF To Launch Message In A Bottle Campaign

BMHF To Launch Message In A Bottle Campaign

As part of their Rethink Mental Health Campaign, the Bermuda Mental Health Foundation [BMHF] has partnered with the Weekend Running Group to launch a suicide prevention and depression awareness campaign. From March 1 through March 30, the Foundation will be launching the Message In A Bottle Campaign [#MIABC], challenging people on the island to locate... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

Court: Woman Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo sentenced Ms Trimiea Roland to twenty-four months in prison after she admitted burglarizing a St Georges residence and handling items stolen from that house. The Crown Prosecutor told the Magistrate that earlier this month, in the late morning, a neighbour had seen the 27-year-old going around the neighbourhood knocking on... Read more of this article

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