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Students Earn Scholarships To Study In France

Students Earn Scholarships To Study In France

Ten students from Bermuda schools have received scholarships to travel and study French in the south of France this summer. The L’Alliance Française des Bermudes annual scholarship is open to students aged 14 to 16, with winners selected based on their writing and conversational skills in French. This year’s awardees are Siena Bonanno, Anayah Curtis,... Read more of this article

$372,234 Raised For Ukraine Crisis Appeal

$372,234 Raised For Ukraine Crisis Appeal

Bermuda Red Cross announced that “through the many fantastic efforts of individuals, companies, foundations and schools we now have $372,234 raised for the Ukraine Crisis Appeal, of which is $100,000 from The Peter Cundhill Foundation.” A spokesperson said, “We sent $190,000 to British Red Cross on 16 March as we felt it was important... Read more of this article

Suspect Arrested Over Murder Of Rugby Star

Suspect Arrested Over Murder Of Rugby Star

A man has been arrested in Hungary in connection with the murder in Paris last weekend of former Argentina rugby player Federico Aramburu – who played in multiple Bermuda World Rugby Classics. A source at the Paris prosecutor’s office told Reuters today that Frenchman Loik Le Priol was arrested last night. Hungarian police did not immediately respond... Read more of this article

Argentina Rugby Player Murdered In France

Argentina Rugby Player Murdered In France

Former Argentina rugby player Federico Martin Aramburu — who played in multiple Bermuda World Rugby Classics — was fatally shot in France this weekend. The BBC reported, “Former Argentina international Federico Martin Aramburu was reportedly shot dead in France early on Saturday. “The 42-year-old, who was capped 22 times, played... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Russian Airlines, Register

Minister Updates On Russian Airlines, Register

“Lessors continue to terminate aircraft leases and make attempts to retrieve the aircraft. However, there has been mixed success due to the level of cooperation with the States in which the aircraft are located at the time,” Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said in the House of Assembly in relation to the BCAA suspending the certifications... Read more of this article

Russia Implements New Law On Leased Jets

Russia Implements New Law On Leased Jets

“Russia has implemented a new law making it harder for foreign aircraft leasing companies to repossess their planes,” according to a report in the BBC, adding that the move comes after Bermuda and Ireland said “they were suspending certificates of airworthiness for those aircraft.” The BBC website said, “Russia has implemented a new law... Read more of this article

$130,000 Raised For Ukraine Appeal So Far

$130,000 Raised For Ukraine Appeal So Far

The Bermuda Red Cross has raised $130,000 for its Ukraine appeal, including $728 from a group of students. A spokesperson said, “We are at $130,000 for the Ukraine appeal. We are so grateful to the community for their generosity in supporting this disaster appeal. “We received $728 from Year 7 girls at BHS who did extra chores around the house... Read more of this article

Governor Meets With Ukrainian Community

Governor Meets With Ukrainian Community

Governor Rena Lalgie recently invited representatives of the Ukrainian community in Bermuda to Government House. Government House posted the photo online below and said, “The Governor listened to their concerns for their loved ones and people of all nationalities that have already been displaced from their homes in Ukraine. The Governor expressed... Read more of this article

“UK And The Overseas Territories Stand United”

“UK And The Overseas Territories Stand United”

“The UK and the Overseas Territories stand united in condemning the Russian Government,” British Minister Amanda Milling said, adding that ”the UK sanctions regimes apply to all Overseas Territories.” During yesterday’s session in British Parliament, Conservative MP Nigel Mills asked, “What discussions are the Government... Read more of this article

Red Cross: Over $86,000 Raised For Ukraine

Red Cross: Over $86,000 Raised For Ukraine

The Bermuda Red Cross has raised more than $86,000 for the Ukraine Disaster Appeal, contributing toward the international goal of raising $100 million to assist the nation, which is facing a humanitarian crisis due to Russia’s invasion. The Bermuda Red Cross, said, “We have received just over $86,000 in donations for the Ukraine Disaster... Read more of this article

Russia Releases List Of ‘Unfriendly Countries’

Russia Releases List Of ‘Unfriendly Countries’

The Government of the Russian Federation — which is being widely condemned around the world for their invasion of Ukraine — released a list of foreign states and territories that they claim “commit unfriendly actions against Russia, its companies, and citizens.” According to numerous international reports, the list — which... Read more of this article

Audio: Impact Of Sanctions/Aircraft Register

Audio: Impact Of Sanctions/Aircraft Register

Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott will be delivering remarks in the House of Assembly today [March 4] on “Impact of the Sanction Regime against Russia on the Bermuda Civil Aviation’s Aircraft Register.” We will update with the full statement as able, and in the meantime the live audio will start below when he starts to speak, we are not sure... Read more of this article

Wells’ Bristol City Team Lights Up For Ukraine

Wells’ Bristol City Team Lights Up For Ukraine

Bermudian footballer Nahki Wells‘ club, Bristol City FC, recently lit its stadium with the colours of the Ukrainian flag in a show of solidarity with that country following Russia’s invasion. Support for Ukraine has poured in from all over the world, including from the island’s Ukrainian community, which recently gathered in solidarity... Read more of this article