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Regiment Instructors Assisting TCI Regiment

Regiment Instructors Assisting TCI Regiment

Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] instructors are assisting the Turks and Caicos Islands Regiment [TCIR] “as the two British Overseas Territory units build on opportunities to work together.” A spokesperson said, “Members of an overseas Regiment are getting their first taste of firing weapons on a live range thanks to a detachment of Royal... Read more of this article

Bermuda & Bahamas Leaders Meet At Cabinet

Bermuda & Bahamas Leaders Meet At Cabinet

Premier David Burt and members of Cabinet met with the Prime Minister of Bahamas Philip Davis and members of his Cabinet as part of the Bahamian delegation’s visit to Bermuda today [Oct 20]. A Government spokesperson said, “Cabinet Ministers, the Hon. Walter Roban, the Hon. David Burch and the Hon. Lawrence Scott exchanged ideas on transport,... Read more of this article

Cayman Islands To End Covid Travel Policies

Cayman Islands To End Covid Travel Policies

The Cayman Islands is making changes to their travel policies, allowing travelers “without the need of any additional documents or health-related steps.” The Cayman Islands website said, “Effective August 24, 2022, all travelers—vaccinated and unvaccinated—are permitted to enter the Cayman Islands without the need of any additional... Read more of this article

Column: Change In Caribbean Leadership

Column: Change In Caribbean Leadership

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] “To the left, to the left, To the left, to the left”- Beyonce Over the last year and a bit, the Caribbean has seen a change in leadership in four islands. Hon. Philip J. Pierre became Prime Minister of St. Lucia in July of 2021. Dr. Hon. Natalio D. Wheatley became Premier of the Virgin Islands in April... Read more of this article

Haiti Flag Presented To Somerset & St George’s

Haiti Flag Presented To Somerset & St George’s

Minister of Youth, Culture & Sport Dr Ernest Peets and representatives of both the Somerset and St. George’s Cricket Clubs gathered at the Cabinet Grounds, addressing the upcoming Cup Match holiday and supporting the presentation of a Haitian flag in commemoration of emancipation on August 1, 1834. Minister Peets said, “I am pleased to be here... Read more of this article

Students Meet Turks & Caicos Deputy Governor

Students Meet Turks & Caicos Deputy Governor

After sailing to the Turks & Caicos onboard the Spirit of Bermuda, the students and crew received a visit from Deputy Governor Anya Williams, and are enjoying their time in the island, taking the opportunity to visit locations including Cockburn Town, the lighthouse, salt museum and more. The trip — entitled ‘In the Wake of Mary Prince’... Read more of this article

Video: Spirit Leaves With A Block Of Limestone

Video: Spirit Leaves With A Block Of Limestone

The Spirit of Bermuda — and a number of local students and a block of Bermuda limestone — have departed the island for a special learning voyage focusing on Mary Prince, which will sail to the Turks & Caicos as the students receive lessons from Bermudian historian Dr. Theodore Francis. A spokesperson explained that the Spirit is delivering... Read more of this article

Video: Dr. Francis On Mary Prince Voyage

Video: Dr. Francis On Mary Prince Voyage

Local students will sail through history as they travel to Turks & Caicos aboard the Spirit of Bermuda in a trip entitled ‘In the Wake of Mary Prince,’ which will include lessons and perspectives from Bermudian historian Dr. Theodore Francis. The students depart soon, and Dr Francis said that over the next two weeks, he will be sharing... Read more of this article

Regiment Train With Caribbean & UK Soldiers

Regiment Train With Caribbean & UK Soldiers

Officers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment joined counterparts from the Caribbean and the UK for a course run on the island for the first time. Royal Bermuda Regiment junior officers, with soldiers from the Cayman Islands Regiment, the Turks & Caicos Islands Regiment, Army Reserve personnel from the Royal Anglian Regiment and the Princess of Wales’s... Read more of this article

CARICOM Condemn Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine

CARICOM Condemn Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine

CARICOM has joined with the international community in condemning the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. A statement from the said, “The Caribbean Community [CARICOM] strongly condemns the military attacks and invasion of Ukraine by The Russian Federation and calls for the immediate and complete withdrawal of the military presence and cessation of any... Read more of this article

Bahamas Court Hears Boat Heading For Bermuda

Bahamas Court Hears Boat Heading For Bermuda

A law enforcement officer testified in a Bahamian Court about allegedly discovering “suspected cocaine” on a vessel that the defendants — who have denied the charges — claimed was “heading for Bermuda.” The Bahamas media reported, “A Drug Enforcement Unit officer yesterday testified about discovering three bags... Read more of this article

Video: Territories Talk On Decolonization

Video: Territories Talk On Decolonization

Ryan Robinson Perinchief was recently invited alongside Dr. Tennyson Joseph and Dr. Carlyle Corbin to discuss the subject of “Decolonization and the United Nations Declarations” as part of ‘Territories Talk,’ which is broadcast online, with one of the hosts being MP Chris Famous. Dr. Tennyson hails from St. Lucia and is a professor... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda/Caribbean Heart

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda/Caribbean Heart

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the flag of Bermuda and some of the Caribbean islands combined in a heart shape, as while technically not part of the Caribbean, Bermuda has numerous longstanding ties and connections to the Caribbean, and this design highlights an ‘Island Love’ theme. The design... Read more of this article