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Men Jailed For Shooting Businessman In UK

Men Jailed For Shooting Businessman In UK

Two men have been sentenced to prison for shooting and robbing businessman Timothy Mardon, who splits his time between Bermuda and the UK, in his Essex home. A BBC story said “A burglar who shot a businessman in a raid described as “every householder’s utter nightmare” has been jailed. “Timothy Mardon, 51, was left for dead... Read more of this article

BPS Arrive In Cayman For Shooting Investigation

BPS Arrive In Cayman For Shooting Investigation

Officers from the Bermuda Police Service have arrived in the Cayman Islands to assist in an investigation following a man being shot and killed by Cayman police on Friday morning. The Cayman News Service said “Two officers from the Bermuda Police Service have arrived on island and assumed control of the investigation into the circumstances of the... 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

Two Found Guilty: Shooting Of Mardon In UK

Two Found Guilty: Shooting Of Mardon In UK

Two men have been found guilty of shooting and robbing millionaire businessman Timothy Mardon, who splits his time between Bermuda and the UK, in his Essex home. A Mirror article said, “The men targeted Timothy Mardon after mistakenly believing the insurance company president was using his Georgian, grade II-listed property as a large-scale cannabis... Read more of this article

Column: Reflections On Surviving Mass Shooting

Column: Reflections On Surviving Mass Shooting

[A reflection on surviving a 2013 mass shooting in Kenya that left 67 people dead, written by Bermudian Joanne Ball Burgess] Three years ago, I woke up ready to practice yoga and take part in my afternoon jazz dance class. It was an exciting day. I was invited to the set of a television show to make a guest celebrity appearance. Hours later I would... Read more of this article

Risk-Management Challenge Of Organised Crime

Risk-Management Challenge Of Organised Crime

Elman Myers — a former US Air Force special agent who is now a managing director at Hiscox — will be the keynote speaker at this month’s 2016 ALARYS Congress conference in Bermuda. Based in Miami as Managing Director at Hiscox Special Risks Agency [Americas] Inc, Mr Myers will speak on “Organised Crime — a New Risk-Management Challenge... Read more of this article

Accused Drug Mules Post Selfies Before Arrest

Accused Drug Mules Post Selfies Before Arrest

Two Canadian women have been arrested after a cruise ship raid in Australia allegedly netted some $23 million worth of cocaine, with the discovery following a series of stops that included the waters off Bermuda, with the accused documenting their trip on Instagram. A Daily Mail story said, “Two Canadian women accused of smuggling over $30 million... Read more of this article

Florida Governor Sends Letter Of Appreciation

Florida Governor Sends Letter Of Appreciation

After passing along thoughts and condolences on behalf of Bermuda to Florida Governor Rick Scott following the June 12 nightclub shooting that killed 49 people, Premier Dunkley has received an official reply from Governor Scott in appreciation of the “people of Bermuda.” Following the shooting, Premier Dunkley said, “Bermuda grieves... Read more of this article

‘Shocked & Saddened By Hateful Mass Shooting’

‘Shocked & Saddened By Hateful Mass Shooting’

Following the mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando which left 50 people dead, the Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda said they “stand in solidarity with the fellow members of the LGBTQ community around the world as we mourn the loss of those senselessly murdered and injured.” The statement from the group said, “The Rainbow Alliance of... Read more of this article

Tonight: Vigil To Be Held For Orlando Victims

Tonight: Vigil To Be Held For Orlando Victims

[Updated] Mark Anderson — the well known local entertainer and LGBT advocate — is calling on the people of Bermuda to attend the Cenotaph in front of the Cabinet building at 6.30pm this evening [June 13] to pay respects and show our love following the tragic events which took place in Orlando, Florida. The mass shooting in Orlando early... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Grieves With The Orlando Community”

“Bermuda Grieves With The Orlando Community”

“Such an unimaginable and senseless tragedy,” Premier Michael Dunkley said this evening [June 12], as he joined the global community in condemning Sunday morning’s mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The Orlando nightclub shooting is the deadliest shooting in U.S. history, with present news reports indicating there are 50 people dead... Read more of this article

50 Dead In Worst Mass Shooting In U.S. History

50 Dead In Worst Mass Shooting In U.S. History

50 people were killed inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Florida, Orlando Police Chief John Mina and other officials said Sunday morning, just hours after a shooter opened fire in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. “At least 53 more people were injured, Mina said. Police have shot and killed the gunman, he told reporters,” CNN reports. Orlando... Read more of this article

Premier: Bermuda Joins In Expressing Sympathy

Premier: Bermuda Joins In Expressing Sympathy

[Updated] In the wake of today’s terrorist attacks at the Brussels international airport and a city metro station – which current reports indicate have claimed more than 30 lives and injured man more – Premier Michael Dunkley said, “Bermuda joins with the rest of the world in expressing profound sympathy for the loss of life in Brussels earlier... Read more of this article