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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

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

Soldiers Clear Roads & Deliver Supplies In TCI

Soldiers Clear Roads & Deliver Supplies In TCI

Bermuda soldiers on an aid mission to storm-ravaged Turks & Caicos hit the ground running after a second hit by Hurricane Maria. The Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers —  deployed to the Caribbean country’s Grand Turk island after Hurricane Irma earlier this month caused devastation — cleared roads to key emergency service centres and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Soldiers Prepare For Hurricane Maria

Bermuda Soldiers Prepare For Hurricane Maria

Bermuda soldiers on a helping mission to hurricane-devastated Turks & Caicos are tonight bracing themselves for a second storm. Hurricane Maria — which is currently a Category 3 — is expected to impact Grand Turk early tomorrow [Sept 22] – and Bermuda soldiers raced against time to prepare themselves and the local population for a... Read more of this article

TCI Thanks Bermuda, UK, Cayman & Canada

TCI Thanks Bermuda, UK, Cayman & Canada

The Turks & Caicos Islands Government said they have “welcomed the very considerable level of advice and direct help provided by the UK, Canada, Cayman Islands, Bermuda and other governments and by regional and other international bodies and organisations.” A contingent of 30 soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment left the island recently... Read more of this article

Regiment Gets To Work In Turks & Caicos

Regiment Gets To Work In Turks & Caicos

Bermuda’s troops got to work as soon as they arrived in hurricane-hit Turks & Caicos, the commander on the ground said yesterday. Major Corey Smalley explained the Regiment contingent had helped build a logistics base for the World Food Programme on Providenciales while waiting for an airlift to Grand Turk at the other end of the island chain. Maj.... Read more of this article

Regiment To Fly To Turks & Caicos Tomorrow

Regiment To Fly To Turks & Caicos Tomorrow

A group of 30 Bermuda soldiers will fly out tomorrow [Sept 15] to provide help to islands in the Caribbean that were devastated by Hurricane Irma. The soldiers will leave the island in an RAF Hercules transporter and fly direct to Providenciales in Turks & Caicos, then on to Grand Turk to begin relief efforts. Tons of emergency supplies, equipment... Read more of this article

Premier’s Trip To Turks & Caicos Cost $2,401

Premier’s Trip To Turks & Caicos Cost $2,401

A trip in July 2016 by Premier Michael Dunkley to the Turks and Caicos Islands cost $2,401.00, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Tuesday, July 19, 2016 – Friday, July 22, 2016, and the web page listing said, “Michael H. Dunkley, Premier of Bermuda, attended the pre-Joint... Read more of this article

Report Details Turks & Caico Population Growth

Report Details Turks & Caico Population Growth

The Turks and Caicos Islands has one of the fastest growing populations in the Caribbean according to a new report, which says their population could reach 55,498 people by the year 2027, compared with 32,199 in 2012, with citizens of the Turks and Caicos constituting a “declining proportion.” ECLAC Caribbean said, “The population... Read more of this article

Premier To Attend Meeting In Turks and Caicos

Premier To Attend Meeting In Turks and Caicos

Premier Michael Dunkley will be in the Turks and Caicos Islands this week for the UK Overseas Territories [OT] Heads of Government Pre-Joint Ministerial Council Meeting. A Government spokesperson said, “Held annually, this week’s meeting takes place from July 20 – 21. The meetings are being hosted by Dr. the Hon. Rufus Ewing, Premier... Read more of this article

Unbreakable Ties That Bind Bermuda, Caribbean

Unbreakable Ties That Bind Bermuda, Caribbean

“Despite being separated by hundreds of miles and the vast expanse of ocean, the familial, cultural, and historical ties that bind Bermuda with the islands of the Caribbean are unbreakable,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said in his address to visiting Caribbean delegates. Mr Bean was speaking at the 17th Biennial Conference of Presiding Officers... Read more of this article

UK Overseas Territories Meeting In Bermuda

UK Overseas Territories Meeting In Bermuda

Premier Michael Dunkley will host UK Overseas Territories [OT] Heads of Government in Bermuda this week for the Pre-Joint Ministerial Council [JMC] Meeting, the Cabinet Office advised. This is the second time Bermuda has hosted the Pre-JMC Meetings which take place at Rosewood Tucker’s Point from July 22- 24, 2015. Representation to the forum includes... Read more of this article

Rugby: Bermuda Defeat Turks & Caicos 55 – 3

Rugby: Bermuda Defeat Turks & Caicos 55 – 3

Bermuda got their 2015 North American & Caribbean Rugby Association [NACRA] Championship campaign off to a flying start as they romped to a 55 – 3 win over Turks & Caicos. Playing at the National Sports Centre  on Saturday [Mar 7], Bermuda got 2 tries from Dan Cole and Durnferd Davis, while Paul Dobinson, Tom Healy and Roedolf van der Westhuizen... Read more of this article