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‘Israelism’ Free Screening On February 11th

‘Israelism’ Free Screening On February 11th

The ‘Israelism’ film will screen at BUEI auditorium on February 11th. A spokesperson said, “From Tikkan Olam Productions and directors Erin Axelman and Sam Eilersten comes the film Israelism. The feature-length documentary film that explores how Jewish attitudes towards Israel are changing dramatically, with massive consequences for... Read more of this article

Column: Famous On Apartheid, People & More

Column: Famous On Apartheid, People & More

[Opinion column written by PLP MP Christopher Famous] Seasons Greetings, Happy Kwanzaa and Happy New Year to all. Yet another year has passed by. No doubt, some are reflecting on events passed and or planning on things to come. Less is More In reflection, there is something that I would like to share. For the last 12 years various local and regional... Read more of this article

Premier Meets With UAE Foreign Trade Minister

Premier Meets With UAE Foreign Trade Minister

[Updated] United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Trade Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi met with the Premier David Burt during the COP28 conference, and said he sees “huge potential to broaden the scope of our economic cooperation.” The Minister posted the image below on X and said, “Delighted to meet Bermuda Premier David Burt... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Attending Abu Dhabi Finance Week

Premier Burt Attending Abu Dhabi Finance Week

Premier David Burt is attending Abu Dhabi Finance Week, and said he had the opportunity to “engage with international leaders, deepen our economic ties, and discuss how Bermuda and the UAE can collaborate.” The Premier, who is also the Minister of Finance, posted the images below on Instagram and said, “Today at Abu Dhabi Finance Week,... Read more of this article

Call For ‘Genuine Peace’ In Israel/Palestine

Call For ‘Genuine Peace’ In Israel/Palestine

[Joint Message] “A single candle on the darkest night can become a beacon of hope. An agreement for a 4-day+ pause – which began on Friday, 24/11/23 – in the six- week devastation which has been visited on Gaza, since the tragic events of October 7th, offers a possibility for a ‘flicker of light showing the way forward’. “The... Read more of this article

Jewish Community Displays Ribbons For Hope

Jewish Community Displays Ribbons For Hope

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jewish community is displaying yellow ribbons “as a symbol of hope for the safe return of 240 hostages held in Gaza” and as a “heartfelt expression of support for innocent civilians in Israel and Gaza who are facing unimaginable circumstances.” A spokesperson said, “The yellow ribbons... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: ‘Gather For Gaza’ Event

Photos & Videos: ‘Gather For Gaza’ Event

[Updated] The ‘Gather for Gaza’ event is being held in Hamilton this afternoon [Nov 13] to “show support for the protection of innocent lives,” and you can tune in and watch live below. A spokesperson previously said, “A collective of concerned Bermudian residents from Jewish, Muslim, Christian, Atheist, Agnostic and other... Read more of this article

Statement Backs UNESCO’s Call For Resolution

Statement Backs UNESCO’s Call For Resolution

A joint statement has been released backing the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s [UNSECO] call for a resolution to remind “parties involved of their obligations under international law” amidst the conflict between Israel and Palestine. The statement says, “We, the undersigned, wish to express... Read more of this article

‘Gather For Gaza’ Event On November 13

‘Gather For Gaza’ Event On November 13

To “show support for the protection of innocent lives,” the ‘Gather for Gaza’ event will be held in front of City Hall on Monday [Nov 13] from 4:00pm to 5:30pm. A spokesperson said, “A collective of concerned Bermudian residents from Jewish, Muslim, Christian, Atheist, Agnostic and other religious and non-religious backgrounds... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: ‘Walk For Peace’ Event

Photos & Video: ‘Walk For Peace’ Event

“Please stop genocide,” “You don’t need to be Muslim to support Palestine, you just need to be human” and ‘Ceasefire now” were some of the messages on signs being held as people gathered for a event titled “Walk for Peace” in Hamilton today [Nov 4]. “We are asking and we’re begging the... Read more of this article

Social Justice BDA Support Call For Ceasefire

Social Justice BDA Support Call For Ceasefire

Social Justice Bermuda [SJB] said they join “other global social justice movements and human rights groups calling for an immediate ceasefire to allow for humanitarian aid for civilians in Gaza.” A spokesperson said, “Social Justice Bermuda [SJB] stands in solidarity with the people of Palestine. We must be clear in calling this situation... Read more of this article

Faith Initiative Promotes Israel/Palestine Peace

Faith Initiative Promotes Israel/Palestine Peace

An inter-faith collaboration across the island is addressing the Israel/Palestine crisis, “focusing on promoting peace, justice, and reconciliation in response to the recent violence and displacement” with a number of events. A spokesperson said, “An inter-faith collaboration has begun across the island, regarding the unprecedented... Read more of this article

Aspen Opens New Reinsurance Hub In Dubai

Aspen Opens New Reinsurance Hub In Dubai

Bermuda-based Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited announced today [April 11] that its reinsurance segment has opened a new hub for the Middle East and Africa in Dubai. The establishment of a reinsurance hub in Dubai is consistent with Aspen Re’s strategy of maximizing opportunities in markets with profitable growth potential, the company said. Stephen... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Arrives In Sultanate Of Oman

America’s Cup Arrives In Sultanate Of Oman

The America’s Cup arrives in the Sultanate of Oman ahead of the first Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event of 2016 The America’s Cup trophy officially arrived in Oman Thursday morning ahead of the start of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Oman. The ‘Auld Mug’ traveled to the Sultanate onboard Oman Air and was greeted... Read more of this article

Journalist To Speak On Syrian & Iraqi Refugees

Journalist To Speak On Syrian & Iraqi Refugees

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s BUEI Talks series will continue on Thursday, February 25 with award-winning Canadian journalist and filmmaker Tara Sutton speaking about her experience with Syrian and Iraqi refugees. The event flyer said, “Award-winning Canadian journalist and filmmaker Tara Sutton has been covering conflict and... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Racing In Oman This Month

America’s Cup Racing In Oman This Month

The first ever Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Oman gets underway this month, with the six America’s Cup teams set to start the racing action on Saturday 27 February. The organisers said, “Preparations are already in full swing for this America’s Cup event, which is set to be watched by millions of sporting fans around the world,... Read more of this article