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England To Upgrade Bermuda To ‘Green List’

England To Upgrade Bermuda To ‘Green List’

According to an update today [June 24] on their official website, England will move Bermuda to the ‘Green List’ on Wednesday June, 30th. England rates countries and territories as red, amber or green for coronavirus; red is, in effect, the worst ranking with England only allowing people who have been in nation classified as red in the last... Read more of this article

Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Christopher Joell-Deshields is serving as Executive Director of Pride in London, leading a team of six directors and over 200 volunteers to organise the parade, which is a major event that attracts tens of thousands of participants. The Bermudian — who noted that London is his second home as “Bermuda will always be my first” —... Read more of this article

$450K For BIOS Fish Biodiversity Research

$450K For BIOS Fish Biodiversity Research

Marking World Environment Day, the U.K. Government has announced over £8 million for projects in Overseas Territories, including £316,829 [$449,249] for the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences to “assess the mobile fish biodiversity for Bermuda’s deep seas.” In an online post, Government House said, “On World Environment Day 2021... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Message From The Queen

Bermuda Day Message From The Queen

Noting it is the “special occasion of your Bermuda Day,” Queen Elizabeth II has extended her “best wishes to the people of Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “Today, H.E. Ms. Rena Lalgie, Governor and Commander-in-Chief conveyed a message from Her Majesty the Queen to Premier, the Hon. David Burt, JP,MP and the people of Bermuda.” Her... Read more of this article

Bermuda Placed On UK Amber List For Travel

Bermuda Placed On UK Amber List For Travel

The UK Government has issued its ‘red, amber and green list rules for entering England’ and has included Bermuda on their ‘Amber List’. A Government spokesperson said, “The UK Government has today issued its ‘red, amber and green list rules for entering England’ and has included Bermuda and other Caribbean Territories on their ‘Amber... Read more of this article

One-Minute Silence To Honour Prince Philip

One-Minute Silence To Honour Prince Philip

Government House announced that there will be a National one-minute silence at the start of The Duke Of Edinburgh’s Ceremonial Royal Funeral tomorrow [April 17]. Government House said, “There will be a National one-minute silence in the UK at 1100 Bermuda [1500 UK] on Saturday 17 April 2021 at the start of Prince Philip’s Ceremonial Royal... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Regiment Perform Rifle Salute

Photos & Video: Regiment Perform Rifle Salute

[Updated with photos and videp] The Royal Bermuda Regiment will perform a rifle salute at 12 noon today [April 10] to commemorate the life of Prince Philip. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that at 12 noon, today on the grounds of Government House, there will be a rifle salute performed by members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader Extends Condolences

Opposition Leader Extends Condolences

Opposition Leader Cole Simons offered condolences on the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Mr Simons said, “On behalf of the One Bermuda Alliance, we join the global chorus of tributes offered to the Queen and the entire Royal Family to extend our sincere condolences on the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip,... Read more of this article

Dr. Brown Extends Condolences To Royal Family

Dr. Brown Extends Condolences To Royal Family

“Wanda and I would like to extend our deepest condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family on the passing of The Duke of Edinburgh,” former Premier of Bermuda Dr Ewart Brown said.“On Prince Philip’s visit to Bermuda in 2009, we found him to be thoughtful, engaging, and witty — an energetic and delightful presence... Read more of this article

DofE Bermuda Pay Tribute To Prince Philip

DofE Bermuda Pay Tribute To Prince Philip

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award [DofE] in Bermuda offered condolences following the passing of Prince Philip, who died earlier today at age 99. A spokesperson said, “It is with great sadness that The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Bermuda acknowledges the death of our Founder HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KG, KT. “Sixty-five years ago, His Royal... Read more of this article

Premier And Governor Extend Condolences

Premier And Governor Extend Condolences

Premier David Burt and Governor Rena Lalgie both offered condolences following the passing of Prince Philip, who died earlier today at age 99. Premier David Burt offered condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family, saying: “The world remembers a long and full life, lived to the fullest by a man of unstinting devotion to duty. “Prince... Read more of this article

Royal Family Announce Death Of Prince Philip

Royal Family Announce Death Of Prince Philip

[Updated] Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, has died aged at 99, Buckingham Palace announced today [April 9]. The statement on the Royal Family website said, “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Screenshot from the... Read more of this article

UK Makes 27 Deliveries In Total To Territories

UK Makes 27 Deliveries In Total To Territories

“The UK Government has been directly supplying the UK’s Overseas Territories with Covid-19 vaccines as part of the UK’s enduring commitment to the Territories,” Minister of State Nigel Adams said, with 27 deliveries having been made to date “reaching all of the permanently inhabited Overseas Territories with airports.” During... Read more of this article