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Whoops! Bahamas Cited For Marriage Law

Whoops! Bahamas Cited For Marriage Law

Another case of Bermuda being confused with another island has occurred, this time with Bahamas being reported by an online news website as “abolishing marriage equality after just six months.” The error only occurs in the headline, and the rest of the article is basically accurate, citing Bermuda news reports and including a photo of the... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Attending Forum In Jamaica

Premier & Minister Attending Forum In Jamaica

Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt and Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch are this weekend traveling to Montego Bay, Jamaica, to participate in the Caribbean Infrastructure Forum hosted by KPMG and CIBC FirstCaribbean. “The forum opens on Monday morning with a welcome from Conference Chairman, Mr. Nigel Holness, Managing Director... Read more of this article

Photos: Police Officers Help Repair BVI Nursery

Photos: Police Officers Help Repair BVI Nursery

[Written by Don Burgess] A group of Bermuda Police officers spent their off-duty time to help repair a nursery so kids could have a roof over their heads. The six officers were part of a team the Bermuda Police Service sent to the British Virgin Islands as a humanitarian mission after Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed much of the island’s infrastructure. Sgt.... Read more of this article

New ‘LOM House’ Opens In Bahamas

New ‘LOM House’ Opens In Bahamas

Directors of LOM Financial Ltd. recently travelled to Nassau to open the new LOM House in Bahamas, with the purchase of the new LOM Bahamas office marked with a traditional Bermuda roof wetting. The company has operated in the Bahamas since 2001. and the company said the “new office cements their connection with the islands.” With a staff... Read more of this article

Third Group Of Police Officers To Assist BVI

Third Group Of Police Officers To Assist BVI

Six officers from the Bermuda Police Service — Sgt D. Glasford, Constable D. McHugh, Constable G. Philips, Constable C. Rodrigues, Constable J. Brassington and Constable C. JnPierrre — embarked upon a three week mission to the British Virgin Islands to provide support to the policing operation on the island following Hurricanes Irma and... Read more of this article

Premier Attends Special Meeting Of OT Leaders

Premier Attends Special Meeting Of OT Leaders

The devastation caused by hurricanes in the Caribbean was the topic of discussion this weekend for Premier David Burt, who flew to Miami for a Special Meeting of the Caribbean Overseas Territories, involving leaders of Caribbean countries discussing the regional effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Premier Burt was accompanied by Secretary to the... Read more of this article

Soldiers & Police Thanked For Caribbean Mission

Soldiers & Police Thanked For Caribbean Mission

Governor John Rankin tonight [Oct 10] thanked Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers and police officers for their hard work in hurricane-hit UK territories in the Caribbean. Mr Rankin said: “I’m both immensely grateful and enormously proud at the role the RBR and the Bermuda Police Service played in the hurricane response.” Mr Rankin was speaking at... Read more of this article

‘Build Greater Resilience To Face New Normal’

‘Build Greater Resilience To Face New Normal’

The catastrophic hurricanes that ripped through the Caribbean recently were “likely to be the new normal,” and “provided the evidence of the reality of climate change,” CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said. The impact of the storms also pointed to the need for the Region to “build greater resilience... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes Support Hurricane Relief

Bermuda Athletes Support Hurricane Relief

Some of Bermuda’s athletes and fitness enthusiasts have stepped up in the name of hurricane relief, with the aim of mobilizing fitness teams of ten athletes per team to raise funds to provide assistance to Salvation Army’s Hurricane Relief efforts for the Caribbean.The athletes have started their helping quest, some in their respective gyms,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes To Support Hurricane Relief

Bermuda Athletes To Support Hurricane Relief

Bermuda’s athletes are getting set to come together in the name of hurricane relief beginning on October 9 at 6.00am, with the aim of mobilizing fitness teams of ten athletes per team to raise funds to provide assistance to Salvation Army’s Hurricane Relief efforts for the Caribbean. A spokesperson said, “This event kicks off at 6.00am... Read more of this article

Photos: Regiment Return From Turks & Caicos

Photos: Regiment Return From Turks & Caicos

Members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment returned home last night [Sept 28] after spending two weeks assisting the hurricane relief effort in the Turks & Caicos. The original mission was to assist after Hurricane Irma, however the island then sustained another hit by Hurricane Maria, with the Bermuda Regiment on scene to help after both storms. While... Read more of this article

Twelve Police Officers Volunteer For Duty In BVI

Twelve Police Officers Volunteer For Duty In BVI

The six police officers who were deployed to the British Virgin Islands to assist after Hurricanes Irma and Maria are due to return to Bermuda on October 8th, with six more police officers set to serve for three weeks until 29th October. A police spokesperson said, “On 17th September 2017, six officers from the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] were... Read more of this article

Neville Aming Passes Away At 96 In T&T

Neville Aming Passes Away At 96 In T&T

Neville Aming, the brother of Choy Aming Sr, has passed away at the age of 96 in his native Trinidad & Tobago, with the T&T Guardian noting that he was “one of the earliest masmen to export T&T Carnival abroad,” along with people including music band leader Choy Aming, to countries like Bermuda and the US. The Guardian story... Read more of this article