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SBC Corporate Opens Office In The Bahamas

SBC Corporate Opens Office In The Bahamas

SBC Corporate Services has opened a new office in the Bahamas. A spokesperson said, “SBC Corporate Services has expanded to The Commonwealth of the Bahamas. With over 10 years’ experience delivering sophisticated bespoke solutions for multi-jurisdictional business, the firm continues to drive customer value and growth through specialization. SBC’s... Read more of this article

Barbados Officially Becomes A Republic

Barbados Officially Becomes A Republic

Barbados has officially become a republic, swearing in their first president Sandra Mason who said “we do this so that we may seize the full substance of our sovereignty.” The New York Times reported, “In the early hours of Tuesday, at a ceremony attended by hundreds of masked officials, a prince and at least one pop star, the Caribbean... Read more of this article

Premier Extends Condolences To St Vincent

Premier Extends Condolences To St Vincent

“A giant of the Caribbean Region,” remarked Premier David Burt today after news of the passing of Sir James Mitchell, former Prime Minister of St. Vincent & The Grenadines. “Born in Bequia, Sir James was a proud Vincentian and a man who led the Island nation as Prime Minister from 1984-2000,” he said. “His lifetime of public service... Read more of this article

Wayne Caines Elected To CARILEC Board

Wayne Caines Elected To CARILEC Board

BELCO President Wayne Caines was elected to the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation [CARILEC] board of directors. A spokesperson said, “The new Board of Directors [BoD], was elected during CARILEC’s 33rd Annual General Meeting [AGM] which was held virtually this year due to COVID restrictions. The BoD consists of newly elected, re-elected,... Read more of this article

New PAHO/WHO Representative To Bermuda

New PAHO/WHO Representative To Bermuda

Ian Stein has been appointed as the Pan American Health Organization [PAHO] / World Health Organization [WHO] representative to Jamaica, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands. He is based in Kingston, Jamaica. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Stein possesses substantial experience in developing and maintaining partnerships for health, the management of health... Read more of this article

PwC In Caribbean Donates $50,000 To Haiti

PwC In Caribbean Donates $50,000 To Haiti

PwC firms operating in the Caribbean and Atlantic have collectively donated US$50,000 to disaster relief and recovery efforts in Haiti after last month’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake. A spokesperson said, “The money was raised by the partners and employees of the PwC firms in The Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, East Caribbean... Read more of this article

PLP Congratulates PLP In The Bahamas

PLP Congratulates PLP In The Bahamas

The Progressive Labour Party has extended congratulations to the Progressive Liberal Party in the Bahamas, and its leader, newly elected Prime Minister Philip Davis. A spokesperson said, “Today, the Progressive Labour Party, its executive and its leadership extends warm congratulations to our sister party in the Bahamas, the Progressive Liberal... Read more of this article

Keep Haiti In Thoughts, Lend Support If Can

Keep Haiti In Thoughts, Lend Support If Can

In the wake of tragic events in Haiti, the Premier of Bermuda David Burt shared sentiments on behalf of the Government of Bermuda. Premier Burt said, “The people of Haiti have once again experienced a devastating earthquake that has left the country, and her people directly affected by the catastrophic damages. The images emerging from Haiti are heartbreaking.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Red Cross Launch Appeal For Haiti

Bermuda Red Cross Launch Appeal For Haiti

The Bermuda Red Cross has launched a disaster appeal for those affected by the earthquake in Haiti. According to international news reports, “Hospitals in Haiti have become overwhelmed as they treat thousands of people injured in a earthquake that has left 1,419 dead. Some 13,694 houses have been destroyed, Haiti’s civil protection agency... Read more of this article

CARICOM Congratulates Flora Duffy

CARICOM Congratulates Flora Duffy

CARICOM has extended congratulations to Bermuda’s Flora Duffy after her gold medal winning performance at the Tokyo Olympics Triathlon, saying it is “further evidence of the ability of small states like ours to compete and be successful in the global arena.”The message from CARICOM CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque... Read more of this article

Congratulations Extended To New St Lucia PM

Congratulations Extended To New St Lucia PM

Following their general election, Bermuda’s Acting Premier Walter Roban has extended congratulations to the new Prime Minister of St Lucia, Philip J. Pierre. A Government spokesperson said, “Following the General Election in St Lucia on Monday, 26 July, the main opposition party, the St Lucia Labour Party [SLP], claimed victory. “Acting... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Extends Condolences To Haiti

Premier Burt Extends Condolences To Haiti

Following the assassination of the President of Haiti, the Premier extended condolences to the people of Haiti and said the Government will “support the people of Haiti in any way that we can.” Premier David Burt said, “On behalf of the Government of Bermuda, I extend sincerest condolences to the people of Haiti and to the family of President... Read more of this article

Closing St Vincent Volcano Appeal On June 30

Closing St Vincent Volcano Appeal On June 30

The Bermuda Red Cross said that they have raised just over $11,000 for the St. Vincent Volcano Appeal and they will be closing the account on June 30, and sending the funds to British Red Cross. A Bermuda Red Cross spokesperson said, “We would like to advise you that we have raised just over $11,000 for the St. Vincent Volcano Appeal and because... Read more of this article