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Matthew Coelho Completes Internship In Halifax

Matthew Coelho Completes Internship In Halifax

Student Matthew Coelho has just completed his co‐op internship at the Dalhousie Risk Analytics Lab in Halifax, Nova Scotia, co‐sponsored by The Bermuda Foundation For Insurance Studies and Nova Ltd. Mr. Coelho graduated from Mount Saint Agnes Academy in 2010 and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Informatics degree majoring in Software Systems... Read more of this article

Bermuda Tourism Authority Appoints Victoria Isley

Bermuda Tourism Authority Appoints Victoria Isley

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced that Victoria Isley has been named its Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. Ms. Isley, an American, will oversee all of the BTA sales and marketing efforts in North America based out of its New York office. She will start her new position on June 2, 2014. BTA CEO Bill Hanbury — who worked with Ms. Isley... Read more of this article

Rubber Duck Derby To Take Place On June 1st

Rubber Duck Derby To Take Place On June 1st

This year’s Duck Derby Race will be held on Sunday, June 1st at Ordnance Island, St. George’s. The major sponsor for this event is BELCO, who have sponsored the Duck Derby for the past seventeen years, and funds raised will go towards Friends of Hospice, the charity supporting Agape House and hospice care in Bermuda. This is their biggest fundraising... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: St George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos/Video: St George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

[Updated with video] Despite the less than co-operative weather, the annual Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning [Apr 23] in St. George’s, following a tradition which first began in 1816. Marked by pomp, circumstance and pageantry, the King’s Square ceremony requires the Governor to accept the annual peppercorn rent paid by Freemasons for... Read more of this article

Bus & Ferry Service To Be Reduced Tomorrow

Bus & Ferry Service To Be Reduced Tomorrow

Tomorrow’s ferry and bus service will be affected due to BIU meeting which will be held from 10.30am to 12.00pm, the Transport Ministry said today.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Industrial Union staff from the Department of Public Transportation [DPT] and Department of Marine and Ports [M&P] will attend a meeting on Thursday, April... Read more of this article

Aliyyah Ahad Selected As 2014 Rhodes Scholar

Aliyyah Ahad Selected As 2014 Rhodes Scholar

The Bermuda Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee announced that Ms Aliyyah Ahad has been selected as Bermuda’s Rhodes Scholar 2014. Aliyyah is the daughter of Abdallah and Ameenah Ahad of Sandys Parish, Bermuda. Aliyyah attended Bermuda High School and graduated in 2008 with top results in her GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate. Aliyyah... Read more of this article

St Kitts & Nevis To Host 2015 CARIFTA Games

St Kitts & Nevis To Host 2015 CARIFTA Games

St Kitts and Nevis have been chosen to host the 2015 CARIFTA Games, while the 2016 Games will be held in Grenada. Both islands have hosted the Games before, with St Kitts and Nevis last hosting in 2008, while Grenada last hosted in 2000. Grenada was chosen as host venue for the 2016 games, an interest which had also been expressed by Turks and Caicos... Read more of this article

Photos: School House Nursery “Mini Ag Show”

Photos: School House Nursery “Mini Ag Show”

In advance of this year’s Agricultural Exhibition, pre-schoolers at the School House Nursery on Brighton Hill Road in Devonshire hosted their own “Mini Ag Show.” The “Mini Ag Show” included the making of various arts & crafts, vegetable critters, baked goods, fruits and vegetables, Bermuda kites, and visits from pets... Read more of this article

Bermudian Honour Students Inducted Into STTI

Bermudian Honour Students Inducted Into STTI

Three Bermudian students have been inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing [STTI], a group that requires that inductees be in the top 15 percent of their respective classes. Angelita Trott, Khamani Fox, and Dunae Richards are all senior students at the University of Barry in Miami, Florida; all three are getting set... Read more of this article

PLP: Cannot Build With Ideas From Last Century

PLP: Cannot Build With Ideas From Last Century

“The governing OBA promised Bermuda 2,000 jobs, yet in their first year as government, total job losses stand at 1,166,” Shadow Finance Minister David Burt said today [Apr 23]. Saying “we cannot build an economy for the future with ideas from the last century,” Mr. Burt said we “must look forward and be bold,” mentioning... Read more of this article


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