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Photo Set #2: Portuguese Holy Spirit Festival

Photo Set #2: Portuguese Holy Spirit Festival

The annual Festival of the Holy Spirit — which started centuries ago in the Azores and is still celebrated by Portuguese citizens and descendants worldwide — took place in St. George’s this past weekend. The two night event was filled with entertainment including visiting Portuguese singer Sarah Pacheco, Caroline Araujo and friends Ashley... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 7 2015

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 7 2015

Today [July 7] saw a volume of 37,014 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $68,540.35 BD. 34,714 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing down 1.2% at $1.68 per share, while another 1,300 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing at an even $3.99 per share. The other 1,000 shares were traded by Ascendant... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Fashion Festival Hair, Beauty Show

Photo Set #2: Fashion Festival Hair, Beauty Show

The week-long Bermuda Fashion Festival launched last night [July 6] with a parade of glitz, glamour, style, and design as children and adults alike modeled on the runway at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall. Getting underway at 6.30pm for a cocktail hour, the show included a look at a wide range of looks and styles, with a number of local salons... Read more of this article

Carnival Granted U.S. Approval For Cuba Cruises

Carnival Granted U.S. Approval For Cuba Cruises

Carnival Corporation announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Commerce granted approval for the company to begin travel to Cuba. “Carnival Corporation intends to take travelers to Cuba beginning in May 2016 via its newly launched fathom brand – a new social impact travel brand providing purpose-oriented,... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Wednesday July 8

Weather Forecast For Wednesday July 8

Wednesday, July 8 is expected to be partly cloudy, with the high to be near 29°C/84°F and the low to be near 26°C/79°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be NW at 10 to 15 km/h. The relative humidity is expected to be near 70%. Sunrise will be at 6.18am and sunset will be at 8.29pm. High tide will be at 1.53am and 2.36pm,... Read more of this article

Helping Agencies Respond On Healthcare Costs

Helping Agencies Respond On Healthcare Costs

After expressing concern about the cost of healthcare last month, charity groups today said that “as leaders in the helping industry our intent is to continue our means of advocacy until such time as we reach solutions.” On June 8th, 2015 charity groups convened in a press conference to highlight their concerns about healthcare, with the... Read more of this article

HSBC Bermuda Offers Free Online Seminars

HSBC Bermuda Offers Free Online Seminars

HSBC Bermuda is inviting the community to RSVP for two free online seminars which they said “will be facilitated live and will provide concise, easy to understand information for anyone participating.” Purchasing A Home In 5 Steps Tuesday, 14 July 2015 | 10:00am – 10:30am What will I learn? The ins and outs of the HSBC mortgage process... Read more of this article

Lisa Mello Joins Newstead Fractional Sales Team

Lisa Mello Joins Newstead Fractional Sales Team

Newstead Belmont Hills in Paget today announced that Lisa Mello will be joining the hotel as the Fractional Ownership Sales Representative. Ms Mello joins Newstead from Tucker’s Point, where she previously worked in its real estate team, and will take over the existing fractional marketing and sales operation at Newstead. Larry Doyle, who bought Newstead... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

[Updated] The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Lyme Bay is presently docked in St George’s, and a helicopter from the ship took off at around 1.30pm this afternoon [July 7] and is presently flying over the island.The Royal Navy website describes the vessel by saying: “RFA Lyme Bay is capable of delivering a significant fighting force anywhere... Read more of this article

Cycle Collision On The Lane in Paget

Cycle Collision On The Lane in Paget

Emergency services attended a collision on The Lane in Paget near Trimingham’s Drive at approximately 4.00pm this afternoon [July 7] that appeared to involve an auxiliary cycle.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel tended to the injured person until an attending ambulance arrived. Details are limited at this time, however we will update... Read more of this article

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