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CARIFESTA Participants To Travel To Barbados

CARIFESTA Participants To Travel To Barbados

Bermuda’s CARIFESTA participants are preparing to journey to Barbados on Wednesday morning to represent Bermuda at the region’s most celebrated cultural extravaganza. “Last week the Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva, Permanent Secretary Mr. Wayne Carey and the Director of the Department of Community and Cultural... Read more of this article

Artists To Be Showcased At Caribbean Festival

Artists To Be Showcased At Caribbean Festival

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs announced the lineup of local visual artists whose artwork has been selected to represent Bermuda at CARIFESTA 2017 in Barbados, which will take place from August 17 to August 27. This follows a previous announcement earlier this month revealing the lineup of local participants taking part in CARIFESTA... Read more of this article

St. Kitts And Nevis Congratulates New Premier

St. Kitts And Nevis Congratulates New Premier

Following the PLP’s election victory, St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris extended his congratulations to the PLP and Premier David Burt. “On behalf of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, I heartily congratulate David Burt and his PLP colleagues for attaining the highest number of votes ever secured by a political... Read more of this article

Bermudians To Take Part In Caribbean Festival

Bermudians To Take Part In Caribbean Festival

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs announced the lineup of local participants who have been selected to represent Bermuda at CARIFESTA 2017 in Barbados, which will take place from August 17 to August 27. “CARIFESTA – the largest gathering of Caribbean arts and culture – is an opportunity for local artists and performers... Read more of this article

Victoria Pearman: New President Of CAROA

Victoria Pearman: New President Of CAROA

At the General Meeting held on 13th June 2017 Ms. Victoria Pearman was elected the new President of the Caribbean Ombudsman Association [CAROA] and a new CAROA Council was appointed effective on 1 st July 2017. The CAROA Membership met for the 9th Biennial CAROA Conference on the island of Bonaire 11th –15th , June 2017. The conference was hosted... Read more of this article

Caribbean Conference: Rights Of Older Persons

Caribbean Conference: Rights Of Older Persons

Age Concern Bermuda was present at the United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean’s [ECLAC] convening of the Caribbean preparatory meeting for the Fourth Regional Intergovernmental Conference on Ageing and the Rights of Older Persons. The two-day meeting was convened in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, from 1-2... Read more of this article

‘Winds Of Change Blowing Across Caribbean’

‘Winds Of Change Blowing Across Caribbean’

“The winds of change are blowing across the Caribbean,” the PLP said, adding they are “confident that the winds of change will blow across Bermuda when the failed minority OBA government chooses to stop stalling and take it to the people by calling a general election.” In a statement this evening, the PLP said, “The winds... Read more of this article

Premier Congratulates Bahamas Prime Minister

Premier Congratulates Bahamas Prime Minister

Following the General Election in the Bahamas yesterday, Premier Michael Dunkley has formally written to extend congratulations to Bahamas’ new Prime Minister, Dr. Hubert Minnis In an excerpt from the letter, the Premier wrote, “Bermuda is proud of our good relations with the Bahamas, and on behalf of the Government and people of Bermuda, I... Read more of this article

Bermuda Judges Appointed To Cayman Court

Bermuda Judges Appointed To Cayman Court

Three Bermudian Supreme Court judges have recently been added to the panel of judges eligible to sit on a part-time basis on the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands: Chief Justice Ian Kawaley and Puisne Judges Carlisle Greaves and Stephen Hellman. Justices Greaves and Hellman have been appointed to the Grand Court General Division Panel of Acting Judges.... Read more of this article

Column: Going Back In Time During Visit To Cuba

Column: Going Back In Time During Visit To Cuba

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] Visiting Cuba was like stepping back to a time when Bermuda was a major player and innovator in tourism. There were striking differences, but there were also strong similarities. Staying at an ‘all inclusive resort’ near Holguin and getting out and about into the nearby Cuban countryside enabled... Read more of this article

Showcase Services & Goods At CARIFESTA

Showcase Services & Goods At CARIFESTA

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs advised Bermudian cultural entrepreneurs about the CARIFESTA XIII Grand Market and Buyers’ Shopping Mall in Barbados from August 19 to 26, 2017. “CARIFESTA – the world’s largest gathering of Caribbean arts and culture – is an opportunity for Caribbean cultural entrepreneurs to showcase... Read more of this article

Minister Baron Meets Jamaica Prime Minister

Minister Baron Meets Jamaica Prime Minister

A commitment to strengthening friendships and strategic relationships were some of the sentiments shared by the Minister of National Security Jeff Baron, when he met Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness at the Jamaican Defence Force’s [JDF] Change of Command ceremony yesterday [Jan 21]. Minister Baron is in Jamaica this weekend representing... Read more of this article

Bermuda Police To Assist In Cayman Islands

Bermuda Police To Assist In Cayman Islands

The Bermuda Police Service will be assisting an investigation in the Cayman Islands after a man was shot and killed by the police. The Cayman News Service reported, “The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has confirmed that a man was shot and killed by police officers in the Windsor Park area of George Town. “Police said the incident occurred... Read more of this article