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Wayne Caines Speaks At Mike Brown Rally In US

Wayne Caines Speaks At Mike Brown Rally In US

Bermudian Wayne Caines addressed a Mike Brown rally in Atlanta last night [Nov 26], telling the crowd it was a “global movement,” and calling on young people to do their part to help change the world. In August 2014, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson, in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb... Read more of this article

Armed Robbery At Mr Chicken In Heron Bay

Armed Robbery At Mr Chicken In Heron Bay

[Updated with video] Police are on scene this evening [Nov 25], after an armed robbery at Mr Chicken at the Heron Bay Plaza. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police responded to a report of an armed robbery that took place at Mr Chicken in the Heron Bay Plaza at 9.50pm on Tuesday evening. “It appears that a lone male entered the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Secondary Schools Debate Tournament

Bermuda Secondary Schools Debate Tournament

The Bermuda Junior Service League and The Bermuda Debate Society announced the winners of the 25th Annual Secondary Schools Debate Tournament. 15 teams, 45 debaters in all, from 6 schools participated in the 3 Round all day competition, as well as 14 speakers and timers, 48 judges, and with organisers, friends and family in attendance. The Prepared... Read more of this article

Photos: Bar Association Cocktail Reception

Photos: Bar Association Cocktail Reception

Members of the Bermuda Bar Association recently attended a cocktail reception at Harborfront Restaurant to honour the retirement of Justice Edward Zacca and Sir Anthony Evans from the Court of Appeal.Justice Zacca was first appointed to the Court of Appeal for Bermuda in 1996 and served as President of the Court from January 2004, while Sir Anthony... Read more of this article

Audio: MPs On Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre

Audio: MPs On Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre

Any decision about the future of the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Center will be made next year, Premier Michael Dunkley said in the House of Assembly on Friday [Nov 21[. The Premier was being questioned following his Ministerial statement on the hurricane response, in which he said “based on previous experiences the pre-positioning of assets and personnel... Read more of this article

Video: “What I Love About Bermuda” Part II

Video: “What I Love About Bermuda” Part II

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has released the second in a three-part in a series of vignettes capturing what “locals and visitors love about this little island in the Atlantic.” A Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] spokesperson previously said, “The Bermuda Tourism Authority is launching a fresh marketing strategy. The new approach focuses... Read more of this article

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

22-year-old Mohammed Khelya appeared in Magistrates Court today [Nov 25] where he admitted behaving in a threatening manner towards flight attendants on a Cuba-bound flight yesterday, causing it to be diverted to the island. The Thomas Cook flight, which had left the UK, was diverted to Bermuda at around 2.00pm on Monday, where it was greeted by police... Read more of this article

Yo-Yo Ma Concert Tickets Sell Out In 90 Minutes

Yo-Yo Ma Concert Tickets Sell Out In 90 Minutes

Due to overwhelming demand tickets for the Yo-Yo Ma Founders’ Recital are no longer available, with tickets going on sale at 10.00am this morning [Nov 25], and selling out in some 90 minutes. Festival Chairman Ian Davidson remarked: “Having a world renowned musician like Yo-Yo Ma accept our invitation to perform in the Ruby anniversary of the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Opinion: “If You Can Do It Bruv, I Can Do It”

Opinion: “If You Can Do It Bruv, I Can Do It”

[Opinion column written by Eron Hill] As a result of running away from home at the age of 15 I found myself being sent abroad to Utah, to a vocational boarding school. Although it’s called a boarding school, it can be likened to that of a juvenile detention center. There were locks and alarms on the doors, you had every second of your day scheduled... Read more of this article

Opinion: Bermuda’s Entrepreneurship Scene

Opinion: Bermuda’s Entrepreneurship Scene

[Opinion column written by Nick Kempe] What a week! As the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] brings to close it’s involvement in a 7th Global Entrepreneurship Week [GEW]. It is clear that Bermudian innovation and talent measures up internationally both per capita and in absolute terms. Did you know that in GEW Bermuda’s first year,... Read more of this article