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Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: March 28 2017

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: March 28 2017

March 28 saw 14,069 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $228,848.86 BD. 6,080 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing down 2.6% at $30.20 per share, while another 6,000 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing up 5.6% at $4.75 per share. 1,879 shares were traded by Bermuda Press [Holdings] Ltd, closing... Read more of this article

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday

The Ministry of Transport has advised that there will be bus cancellations again on Wednesday morning [March 29]. The list of Bus Route Cancellations for Wednesday morning:Route # 1 Hamilton to Grotto Bay 7:15 & 7:45Route # 1 Grotto Bay to Hamilton 8:10 & 8:40Route # 2 Hamilton to Ord Road 7:35Route # 4 Hamilton to Spanish Point... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘Beyond Prosecution, Into Persecution’

PLP: ‘Beyond Prosecution, Into Persecution’

The PLP “finds the actions taken by the DPP and BPS to issue multiple summons last night charging peaceful protesters with criminal charges to be provocative and unwise,” the PLP said this evening.Summonses Served The BIU confirmed this morning that “that several members of the BIU have received summonses from Magistrate’s Court during... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: March 28 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: March 28 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

Sompo Completes Acquisition Of Endurance

Sompo Completes Acquisition Of Endurance

Sompo Holdings has completed its acquisition of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd, with Endurance to be integrated into Sompo Holdings through the creation of Sompo International, which will be based in Bermuda. The total consideration for the acquisition is US$ 6.3 bn, and Endurance’s ordinary shares will cease trading following the market close on... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Wednesday March 29

Weather Forecast For Wednesday March 29

Wednesday, March 29 is expected to be partly cloudy, with the high to be near 21°C/69°F and the low to be near 18°C/63°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be NNW. The relative humidity is expected to be near 75%. Sunrise will be at 7.10am and sunset will be at 7.36pm. High tide will be at 10.11am and 10.36pm, while low tide... Read more of this article

BPS: Report Recommendations Are In Progress

BPS: Report Recommendations Are In Progress

“We are updating our public order policy to standardise the planning process and provide record keeping guidelines” and “will also make recommendations to the Minister of National Security to consider legislative amendments that are in line with modern public order considerations,” Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva said today. The... Read more of this article

“Fuel Tank Breach” At St. George’s Facility

“Fuel Tank Breach” At St. George’s Facility

[Updated] The Ministry of the Environment said they have been informed by RUBIS of a “fuel tank breach” at their St. George’s fuel storage facility, adding that “RUBIS employees have been trained in how to deal with such an emergency and are already working on containment.”A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry... Read more of this article

Review On Policing At December 2nd Protest

Review On Policing At December 2nd Protest

[Updated with video] The Governor has released the review on the policing at the protests at the House of Assembly on December 2, 2016; with the Governor saying “the resulting review, carried out by a senior UK police officer, is now being published in full without redaction.” The report was prepared by Assistant Chief Constable Chris Shead... Read more of this article

Superyacht Program For The America’s Cup

Superyacht Program For The America’s Cup

The 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda will feature the fastest yachts in the 166 year history of the competition, and the event will also play host to a gatherings of superyachts, which will add to the sheer spectacle of the America’s Cup. Superyachts are a very important part of the America’s Cup and, reflecting the high value of their role in the... Read more of this article

P.A.L.S. Charity Walk Raises Over $35,000

P.A.L.S. Charity Walk Raises Over $35,000

The 29th Annual P.A.L.S. Walk with Me for Cancer Care held on February 19 raised more than $35,000. A total of 600 people registered for the event, which is the organisation’s major annual fundraiser, with proceeds going toward vital medical care, equipment and supplies for cancer patients in Bermuda. Karen Dyer, P.A.L.S. Executive Director, said,... Read more of this article

Pie Factory To Host Grand Opening Tomorrow

Pie Factory To Host Grand Opening Tomorrow

The Pie Factory, known for its homemade savoury meat and vegetable pies and desserts, is inviting the community to celebrate its official grand opening at #6 Parliament Street on Wednesday, March 29. Owner Sonia Furbert said, “We have worked for over 20 years to run The Pie Factory and it is an honor to be able to offer our loyal patrons the same... Read more of this article

Colonial Renames Wellness Programme: Zest

Colonial Renames Wellness Programme: Zest

One of the Island’s wellness programmes has received a make-over and a new name in a bid to get more people off the couch. “The health issues in Bermuda are very well documented,” said Jacqueline Perreault, Colonial’s Corporate Wellness Director. “An awful lot of those issues are preventable. Quite often all it takes is a changing a few habits.” Colonial... Read more of this article