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Teresa Perozzi Defeated, Nikki Bascome Wins

Teresa Perozzi Defeated, Nikki Bascome Wins

A large crowd made their way to the Fairmont Southampton last night [Nov 21] as a full slate of boxing matches took place, with both professional and amateur bouts featuring Bermudian and Canadian boxers. While the title match up of the night with Bermuda’s Teresa Perozzi didn’t end in victory, Bermuda’s Nikki Bascome delivered a big... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fire Service Visits City Hall

Photos & Video: Fire Service Visits City Hall

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service continued their Fire Safety Awareness Week activities yesterday [Nov 21], taking a truck to City Hall to assist in decorating the Christmas tree. Acting Deputy Chief Fire Officer Dana Lovell said, “Today, we’re just partnering with the Corporation of Hamilton and helping them to decorate the annual Christmas... Read more of this article

San Diego Official: Bermuda Selected For Cup

San Diego Official: Bermuda Selected For Cup

According to a report from UT San Diego, San Diego Tourism Authority CEO Joe Terzi has confirmed that the 2017 America’s Cup has been awarded to Bermuda. This report follows after one from the Associated Press, who cited an unnamed person “with knowledge of the situation”, and reported that Bermuda has been picked over San Diego to host... Read more of this article

Both Woolridges Win Medals In Indonesia

Both Woolridges Win Medals In Indonesia

Both Bermuda fighters — Sentwali Woolridge and Jermal Woolridge — have captured medals at the 7th Sanda World Cup in Indonesia, with Sentwali winning silver, while Jermal won bronze. Sentwali Woolridge defeated Achraf Haddadi from Tunisia with a TKO result. Woolridge lost the first round, but he came back strong in the second round forcing... Read more of this article

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

[Updated with video] The jury has returned a verdict in the Prince Edness trial, finding him not guilty of the murder of Jason Lightbourne. Around 4am on 23rd July, 2006, 18 year old Mr. Lightbourne was behind the wheel of a white Daihatsu Charade sedan car traveling in a westerly direction on Ord Road in Paget when he was shot and killed. Mr Edness... Read more of this article

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

[Updated] Police held a press conference today [Nov 21] to provide an update into the investigation into the recent shootings, where they noted that one man has already been charged, and said they have another male in custody. The press conference was held in the wake of three separate shootings: the first took place in Devonshire on Nov. 11, the second in... Read more of this article

“Bermuda’s Energy Future Is About Change”

“Bermuda’s Energy Future Is About Change”

We cannot continue to produce electricity exclusively from oil and “must examine other alternatives and create a diversified energy portfolio,” Minister of Education and Economic Development Grant Gibbons said today [Nov 21] in the House of Assembly The Minister was speaking about the recent Energy Summit, that was held at the Fairmont... Read more of this article

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

[Updated with audio] Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 21], Minister of Finance Bob Richards provided an overview of the agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to pave the way for the airport redevelopment. Minister Richards said, “The redevelopment of the Bermuda airport represents one of the most important capital... Read more of this article

Silver Spirit Cruise Ship Docks In Hamilton

Silver Spirit Cruise Ship Docks In Hamilton

The Silver Spirit cruise ship sailed into Hamilton this morning [Nov 21], carrying an estimated 523 passengers and 370 crew. According to this year’s cruise ship schedule, the 642-foot long ship was scheduled to make two calls to Bermuda; the first in April stopping in St George’s and this visit to Hamilton.The island is now coming to the... Read more of this article

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Nov 21], a 29-year-old man was charged in connection with the shooting outside the Somerset Cricket Club on November 11th, which saw four men injured. Germiko Williams faced a number of charges, including possessing a firearm and possessing ammunition. As the charges can only be heard in the Supreme Court,... Read more of this article