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Finance Minister Comments On Tax Haven List

Finance Minister Comments On Tax Haven List

The Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Bob Richards today [Aug 28] commented on a report that Bermuda has been named to a new tax haven list drawn up by the District of Columbia in the US. While such changes would first have to be reviewed by the US Congress before becoming law, the Minister stated, “As we recently told the European Commission,... Read more of this article

U.S. Historian Donates Gunpowder Plot Book

U.S. Historian Donates Gunpowder Plot Book

The Bermuda National Library and the Minister of Community, Culture and Sports, Pat Gordon-Pamplin, today hosted historian Michael Marsh, for a short talk and book signing of his latest title The Defining Story of Bermuda’s Great Gunpowder Plot 1775: the American connection & other selected highlights, including the Attack on Washington [1814]. Mr.... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Gunpowder Plot Reenactment

Photos & Video: Gunpowder Plot Reenactment

Members of the Sons of the American Revolution [SAR], the Daughters of the American Revolution [DAR], and the Children of the American Revolution [CAR] are in Bermuda to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the Bermuda Gunpowder Plot. At about 6.00pm on Saturday [Aug 15] crowds gathered to watch the re-enactment of the rolling of the barrels of gunpowder... Read more of this article

Anniversary Of Gunpowder Plot Commemorated

Anniversary Of Gunpowder Plot Commemorated

Members of the Sons, Daughters and Children of the American Revolution attended a reception today [Aug 14] at Government House, as part of the 240th Anniversary commemorations of Bermuda’s “Gunpowder Plot”. “The event marked a highly amicable relationship between the visiting descendants of American Revolutionaries and today’s successor... Read more of this article

Visitors To Commemorate Gunpowder Plot

Visitors To Commemorate Gunpowder Plot

Members of the Sons of the American Revolution [SAR], the Daughters of the American Revolution [DAR], and the Children of the American Revolution [CAR] will be in Bermuda next week to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the Bermuda Gunpowder Plot. The delegation of more than 50 people includes members from Alabama, California, Georgia, Maryland, New... Read more of this article

Photos: Coast Guard Cutter ‘Eagle’ In Bermuda

Photos: Coast Guard Cutter ‘Eagle’ In Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrived in Bermuda today [July 4] as part of its 2015 cadet summer training deployment, mooring along Front Street in Hamilton.The Eagle will be open for free public tours on the following dates and times:Saturday, July 4 – 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, July 5 – 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday, July... Read more of this article

Watson Speaks In Florida On Crime Prevention

Watson Speaks In Florida On Crime Prevention

[Updated] Bermudian Dennis Rahiim Watson was recently welcomed to Tampa, Florida by Attorney General Pam Bondi as he served as the Keynote Youth Luncheon Speaker during the 30th National Conference on Preventing Crime in the Black Community. The conference is sponsored by Florida’s Office of the Attorney General and the Consortium of Florida National... Read more of this article

Brannon: “Amazing Victory For Human Rights”

Brannon: “Amazing Victory For Human Rights”

Following today’s 5-4 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that all American states must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Tony Brannon called it an “amazing victory for human rights” and said it “is now time for all the politicians to get their heads out of the pink sand on this issue.” Thirty-seven states and the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Send Condolence After SC Shooting

Bermuda Send Condolence After SC Shooting

Premier Michael Dunkley wrote to Bishop Gregory G.M. Ingram, Bishop of the First Episcopal District to extend condolences from the people of Bermuda following the tragic shooting at the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina. “Dylann Roof, who police say opened fire and killed nine people during a prayer meeting at a historic African... Read more of this article

Mary Koenig Named New U.S. Consul General

Mary Koenig Named New U.S. Consul General

Mary Ellen Noonan Koenig, a career diplomat in the United States Foreign Service, will arrive in late August to assume responsibilities as the U.S. Consul General to Bermuda. “Her most recent assignment was as the Cultural Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow where she oversaw one of the U.S. Government’s largest public diplomacy programs... Read more of this article

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