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New PAHO/WHO Representative To Bermuda

New PAHO/WHO Representative To Bermuda

Ian Stein has been appointed as the Pan American Health Organization [PAHO] / World Health Organization [WHO] representative to Jamaica, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands. He is based in Kingston, Jamaica. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Stein possesses substantial experience in developing and maintaining partnerships for health, the management of health... Read more of this article

PwC In Caribbean Donates $50,000 To Haiti

PwC In Caribbean Donates $50,000 To Haiti

PwC firms operating in the Caribbean and Atlantic have collectively donated US$50,000 to disaster relief and recovery efforts in Haiti after last month’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake. A spokesperson said, “The money was raised by the partners and employees of the PwC firms in The Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, East Caribbean... Read more of this article

PLP Congratulates PLP In The Bahamas

PLP Congratulates PLP In The Bahamas

The Progressive Labour Party has extended congratulations to the Progressive Liberal Party in the Bahamas, and its leader, newly elected Prime Minister Philip Davis. A spokesperson said, “Today, the Progressive Labour Party, its executive and its leadership extends warm congratulations to our sister party in the Bahamas, the Progressive Liberal... Read more of this article

Keep Haiti In Thoughts, Lend Support If Can

Keep Haiti In Thoughts, Lend Support If Can

In the wake of tragic events in Haiti, the Premier of Bermuda David Burt shared sentiments on behalf of the Government of Bermuda. Premier Burt said, “The people of Haiti have once again experienced a devastating earthquake that has left the country, and her people directly affected by the catastrophic damages. The images emerging from Haiti are heartbreaking.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Red Cross Launch Appeal For Haiti

Bermuda Red Cross Launch Appeal For Haiti

The Bermuda Red Cross has launched a disaster appeal for those affected by the earthquake in Haiti. According to international news reports, “Hospitals in Haiti have become overwhelmed as they treat thousands of people injured in a earthquake that has left 1,419 dead. Some 13,694 houses have been destroyed, Haiti’s civil protection agency... Read more of this article

CARICOM Congratulates Flora Duffy

CARICOM Congratulates Flora Duffy

CARICOM has extended congratulations to Bermuda’s Flora Duffy after her gold medal winning performance at the Tokyo Olympics Triathlon, saying it is “further evidence of the ability of small states like ours to compete and be successful in the global arena.”The message from CARICOM CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque... Read more of this article

Congratulations Extended To New St Lucia PM

Congratulations Extended To New St Lucia PM

Following their general election, Bermuda’s Acting Premier Walter Roban has extended congratulations to the new Prime Minister of St Lucia, Philip J. Pierre. A Government spokesperson said, “Following the General Election in St Lucia on Monday, 26 July, the main opposition party, the St Lucia Labour Party [SLP], claimed victory. “Acting... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Extends Condolences To Haiti

Premier Burt Extends Condolences To Haiti

Following the assassination of the President of Haiti, the Premier extended condolences to the people of Haiti and said the Government will “support the people of Haiti in any way that we can.” Premier David Burt said, “On behalf of the Government of Bermuda, I extend sincerest condolences to the people of Haiti and to the family of President... Read more of this article

Closing St Vincent Volcano Appeal On June 30

Closing St Vincent Volcano Appeal On June 30

The Bermuda Red Cross said that they have raised just over $11,000 for the St. Vincent Volcano Appeal and they will be closing the account on June 30, and sending the funds to British Red Cross. A Bermuda Red Cross spokesperson said, “We would like to advise you that we have raised just over $11,000 for the St. Vincent Volcano Appeal and because... Read more of this article

Column: The UWI Bermuda Open House

Column: The UWI Bermuda Open House

[Opinion column written by MP Chris Famous] For hundreds of years, Bermuda and the Caribbean region have been inextricably linked. The very first indentured servants arrived on our shores in 1616 from the West Indies and the vast majority of enslaved persons of African descent in Bermuda were brought from various Caribbean islands. These slaves built... Read more of this article

FIFA & CARICOM Enter Into Agreement

FIFA & CARICOM Enter Into Agreement

FIFA and CARICOM have entered into a collaboration agreement, “with the aim of promoting sports integrity and social responsibility while furthering the development of football in the region.” The report on the FIFA website said, “FIFA and the Caribbean Community [CARICOM] signed a memorandum of understanding [MoU] to strengthen their... Read more of this article

WTTC Releases Economic Impact Report

WTTC Releases Economic Impact Report

The World Travel & Tourism Council [WTTC] released its annual Economic Impact Report [EIR], which revealed that the Travel & Tourism sector’s contribution to Caribbean GDP dropped by $33.9 billion in 2020. A spokesperson said, “The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report [EIR] today reveals the dramatic... Read more of this article

Bermuda Donates Vaccines To Trinidad & Tobago

Bermuda Donates Vaccines To Trinidad & Tobago

Bermuda is donating Covid-19 vaccines to Trinidad and Tobago as ”we have an overabundance of vaccines.” The Trinidad and Tobago Newsday media reported, “This country will receive donations of Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccines from St Vincent and the Grenadines and Bermuda. “He [Trinidad's Minister of Foreign and Caricom Affairs] said... Read more of this article