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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

Caribbean Nations In 2022 Winter Olympics

Caribbean Nations In 2022 Winter Olympics

Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Trinidad & Tobago will be the Caribbean nations represented in the upcoming Winter Olympics in China, with Haiti making their Winter Games debut.The Panam Sports website said, “In total, nearly 3,000 athletes from 86 countries will participate in 15 sports during 17 days of competition. Panam Sports will be represented... Read more of this article

Bahamas Gets ‘Unexpected’ Cruise Ship Visit

Bahamas Gets ‘Unexpected’ Cruise Ship Visit

The Bahamas got a rather unexpected cruise ship visit when a ship that was supposed to dock in Miami diverted  to the Bahamas, after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel. The AP News website said, “A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami has instead sailed to the Bahamas, after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel... Read more of this article

SBC Corporate Opens Office In The Bahamas

SBC Corporate Opens Office In The Bahamas

SBC Corporate Services has opened a new office in the Bahamas. A spokesperson said, “SBC Corporate Services has expanded to The Commonwealth of the Bahamas. With over 10 years’ experience delivering sophisticated bespoke solutions for multi-jurisdictional business, the firm continues to drive customer value and growth through specialization. SBC’s... Read more of this article

Barbados Officially Becomes A Republic

Barbados Officially Becomes A Republic

Barbados has officially become a republic, swearing in their first president Sandra Mason who said “we do this so that we may seize the full substance of our sovereignty.” The New York Times reported, “In the early hours of Tuesday, at a ceremony attended by hundreds of masked officials, a prince and at least one pop star, the Caribbean... Read more of this article

Premier Extends Condolences To St Vincent

Premier Extends Condolences To St Vincent

“A giant of the Caribbean Region,” remarked Premier David Burt today after news of the passing of Sir James Mitchell, former Prime Minister of St. Vincent & The Grenadines. “Born in Bequia, Sir James was a proud Vincentian and a man who led the Island nation as Prime Minister from 1984-2000,” he said. “His lifetime of public service... Read more of this article

Wayne Caines Elected To CARILEC Board

Wayne Caines Elected To CARILEC Board

BELCO President Wayne Caines was elected to the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation [CARILEC] board of directors. A spokesperson said, “The new Board of Directors [BoD], was elected during CARILEC’s 33rd Annual General Meeting [AGM] which was held virtually this year due to COVID restrictions. The BoD consists of newly elected, re-elected,... Read more of this article

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