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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

Coco Reef Tobago Wins ‘Leading Hotel’ Award

Coco Reef Tobago Wins ‘Leading Hotel’ Award

For the thirteenth consecutive year, Coco Reef – Tobago has been awarded the World Travel Award for the “Caribbean’s Leading Hotel”. Coco Reef – Tobago is owned by Bermudian hotel developer John Jefferis, who also owns Island Resorts International Ltd and the Coco Reef – Bermuda. Coco Reef – Tobago won the award after beating 14... Read more of this article

Caribbean Fire Chiefs Conference A Success

Caribbean Fire Chiefs Conference A Success

From November 28 to December 2, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service hosted the Caribbean Association of Fire Chiefs [CAFC] conference at the Fairmont Southampton, with representatives from 18 islands attending. “The conference was a resounding success as Fire Chiefs and Junior Leaders from 18 Caribbean islands attended and participated in classes... Read more of this article

BFRS To Host Annual Caribbean Fire Conference

BFRS To Host Annual Caribbean Fire Conference

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] will be hosting the annual conference for the Caribbean Association of Fire Chiefs at the Fairmont Southampton from November 28th to December 2nd, with Fire Chiefs from Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Guadeloupe, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, Sint Maarten, St. Vincent, St. Croix, St. Thomas... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host Caribbean Tourism Conference

Bermuda To Host Caribbean Tourism Conference

Bermuda will host the Caribbean’s next top hospitality and tourism investment conference, bringing to the island hotel owners, operators, associations, developers, investors and lenders. Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Minister Michael Fahy has just returned from leading a Bermuda delegation to the 6th Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference &... Read more of this article

Travelers Can Take Cuban Products Into USA

Travelers Can Take Cuban Products Into USA

The U.S. recently announced amendments which will permit travelers to the United States to import Cuban goods from third countries for personal use, meaning visitors to Bermuda can now purchase Cuban-origin merchandise, such as cigars, from local vendors, and take the products to the United States.The U.S. Consulate in Bermuda said, “On October... Read more of this article