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Bermuda’s Opportunities Showcased In Miami

Bermuda’s Opportunities Showcased In Miami

Bermuda’s breadth of multi-industry expertise and opportunities the island offers the Latin American region were the focus of a full-day forum in downtown Miami today [Oct 18] organised by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA]. Some 200 attendees attended the event, featuring more than a dozen thought-leadership discussions ranging from reinsurance,... Read more of this article

Two Hour Video: ‘Living Wage’ Panel Discussion

Two Hour Video: ‘Living Wage’ Panel Discussion

“The Living Wage – Relief is on the Way” panel discussion took place this evening [Oct 18] and you can watch the two-hour video of the presentation below.Panelists include statistician Cordell Riley, Rev Nicholas Tweed, MP Rolfe Commissiong, and Family Centre Executive Director Martha Dismont, while MP Kim Swan is moderating the discussion.... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Oct 18 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Oct 18 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

OBA: ‘Alarming Number Of Bus Cancellations’

OBA: ‘Alarming Number Of Bus Cancellations’

“From the alarming number of cancellations recently, it seems that a number of buses remain on life support,” Deputy OBA Leader Leah Scott said, noting that “so far this month there have been almost 400 bus route cancellations.” Ms. Scott — the Shadow Minister of Tourism, Transport and Regulatory Affairs – said, “Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Population Projections Report Released

Bermuda Population Projections Report Released

From 2016 ‐ 2026, Bermuda’s population is projected to decrease from 63,791 to 63,680, the median age is projected to rise from 44.1 years to 48.6 years, and the proportion of seniors [65 years and older] is projected to climb from 16.9% to 24.9%. These were some of the statistics contained in the Bermuda’s Population Projections 2016 –... Read more of this article

Video: PLP Press Conference On ‘JetGate’

Video: PLP Press Conference On ‘JetGate’

[Updated with OBA response] The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] is holding a press conference this afternoon [Oct 18] where they are discussing the ‘JetGate’ matter, and comments made by Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has... Read more of this article

Barricades In Place At Derelict Canadian Hotel

Barricades In Place At Derelict Canadian Hotel

The City of Hamilton is advising that “barricades have been put in place along the south-facing façade of the derelict Canadian Hotel at the corner of Reid and Court Streets,” as “the integrity of the building has been severely compromised over the years due to its derelict condition.”“The City of Hamilton’s Senior Engineer... Read more of this article

Lambe Named To EA Sports Team Of The Week

Lambe Named To EA Sports Team Of The Week

EA Sports has unveiled its most recent Team of the Week for their popular FIFA 19 video game, with Bermuda’s Reggie Lambe being named as one of the team’s members. The Bermudian footballer plays for Cambridge United in England, and also plays for Bermuda internationally, with his most recent appearance earlier this month seeing him score... Read more of this article

Video: Proposing To Amend Labour Legislation

Video: Proposing To Amend Labour Legislation

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown is holding a press conference this afternoon [Oct 18] about a labour initiative. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The Minister said that some employers are offering employment contracts that do not cover benefits like health insurance, social... Read more of this article

Alpha Innovations Launches In Bermuda

Alpha Innovations Launches In Bermuda

Alpha Innovations Ltd., a global asset management firm, announced its “official launch and the establishment of its headquarters in Bermuda.” “The firm’s leadership team has decades of experience in asset management, institutional investing, and fintech from such blue-chip firms as Point72, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, CITIC and... Read more of this article

KYMCO Dept Closes, Three Jobs Redundant

KYMCO Dept Closes, Three Jobs Redundant

After over ten years of selling and servicing KYMCO bikes, Bermuda Motors announced they “will be closing this division of the company effective immediately.” “The closing of the KYMCO department has resulted in three redundancies. Affected employees were informed on Wednesday, October 17, 2018,” the company said. “The... Read more of this article

Premier Meets With Business Leaders In Miami

Premier Meets With Business Leaders In Miami

Mutual investment, business, and job-growth opportunities shared by Bermuda and Florida were the focus of talks held in Miami yesterday [Oct 17] by Premier David Burt and members of city and statewide chambers of commerce. The meetings with leaders of the Florida and Miami-Dade Chambers of Commerce were organised by the Bermuda Business Development... Read more of this article

Actor Earl Cameron Featured By British Media

Actor Earl Cameron Featured By British Media

Earl Cameron was recently featured in the official UK Black History Month Magazine, with an interview by Bermudian Stacee Smith detailing the legendary actor’s multifaceted and impressive journey taking place over his 101 years. That honour comes alongside a video feature by the BBC which focuses on Mr. Cameron as the first black actor to ever... Read more of this article