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Premier Dunkley To Appear On CNN International

Premier Dunkley To Appear On CNN International

Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley is scheduled to appear on CNN International over the weekend. A spokesperson said, “The Premier was today interviewed by Richard Quest of Quest Means Business on CNN International. The pre-recorded segment will appear on CNN International [Channel 17 on Cablevision] and other CNN channels... Read more of this article

40 Restaurants In Best Fish Sandwich Contest

40 Restaurants In Best Fish Sandwich Contest

[Updated with video] The local culinary community is coming together in order to help the public determine the island’s best fish sandwich in a competition launched by the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] that will see 40 restaurants take part.The competition will see each eatery serve its very best fish sandwiches as the public takes the time... Read more of this article

Four Robberies: Motorcyclist Stealing Chains

Four Robberies: Motorcyclist Stealing Chains

Over the past week there were 4 robberies involving a male suspect on a white motorcycle riding alongside other motorcycle riders and snatching chains, with the thefts occurring in the Paget, Pembroke and Devonshire areas. A police spokesperson “Over the past week there were 4 robbery reports involving a male suspect on a motorcycle riding alongside... Read more of this article

Somerset’s Brangman Wins Safe Hands Award

Somerset’s Brangman Wins Safe Hands Award

Somerset Cricket Club’s Derrick Brangman is the 2015 Calvin “Bummy” Symonds Safe Hands Award recipient, joining such Cup Match greats as Lionel Cann, Janeiro Tucker, and Dwayne “Sluggo” Leverock as the tenth player from Somerset Cricket Club to receive the award since its inception in 1998. Sponsored by Bermuda HealthCare Services and Brown-Darrell... Read more of this article

Taja’mes Branch Receives $2,000 HCEA Award

Taja’mes Branch Receives $2,000 HCEA Award

The Jamaica Association of Bermuda [JAB] has revealed Ms. Taja’mes Adia Nestajah Branch as the successful recipient of the Hazel Christopher Educational Award [HCEA] for the 2015-2016 academic year. Ms. Branch is the first beneficiary of the $2,000 USD educational award, instituted by JAB in honour of one of its four founding members, the late Hazel... Read more of this article

Oxford Bound Bermudian Receives Scholarship

Oxford Bound Bermudian Receives Scholarship

Oxford University bound Bermudian Madeleine Fox has been awarded a prestigious scholarship by one of the lsland’s leading law firms. Ms Fox, who already holds a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and who has been accepted to read law at Oxford University [Lincoln College], has been awarded the Conyers Dill & Pearman... Read more of this article

Fitch: Potential For Further Market Consolidation

Fitch: Potential For Further Market Consolidation

Unutilized capital and the threat of alternative reinsurance providers, combined with slowing premium growth and sagging investment yields, increase the potential for further market consolidation of Bermuda based [re]insurers, Fitch Ratings said. Fitch has outlined its views in a recent report examining a universe of 20 Bermuda-domiciled underwriters’... Read more of this article

Column: Completely Disillusioned By Politics

Column: Completely Disillusioned By Politics

[Opinion column written by Jeremy Deacon] Cup Match and the House of Assembly’s summer recess came at an opportune time for politicians and the public. Both got a break from allegations of corruption for a few days and, for a few weeks, they also got a break from what can only be called the politics of the playground – or gutter – in the House. I,... Read more of this article

Column: Real Estate, Retail Sales, Construction

Column: Real Estate, Retail Sales, Construction

[Opinion column written by OBA MP Sylvan Richards] The House of Assembly and the Senate have shut down for the summer, Cup Match is over, and it seems as if we’re somehow starting afresh this week. But just before the memory fades, let me remind you of some of the good news about the economy that was announced just before Cup Match. First, the real... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For July 2015

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For July 2015

[Written by Don Burgess] Nasty comments were the hot topic on Social Media in July. The latest incident was involving Jillionaire and his impolite remarks about Bermuda on Twitter, Instagram and Bermuda. There were easily more than 1,000 responses to what he posted, almost all of it aimed right back at him. His statements were reposted dozens of times... Read more of this article

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