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Scientists Explore “Category 6″ Designation

Scientists Explore “Category 6″ Designation

A pair of scientists have produced a paper that explores the options of adding another category of hurricanes, suggesting that a new Category 6 should include any storm with wind speeds above 192 miles per hour. The Saffir-Simpson scale currently goes from Category 1 to 5, and the study — published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy... Read more of this article

Lima & Asuncion Apply To Host 2027 PanAms

Lima & Asuncion Apply To Host 2027 PanAms

Lima, Peru and Asuncion, Paraguay have both applied to host the 2027 Pan American Games. A spokesperson said, “Following the opening of the candidature process for the 2027 Pan American Games by Panam Sports on January 5, two South American cities have met all the requirements and submitted their official interest in hosting the continent’s... Read more of this article

Panam Removes Barranquilla As 2027 Host City

Panam Removes Barranquilla As 2027 Host City

The Panam Sports Executive Committee announced they have “unanimously decided to withdraw” Barranquilla, Colombia as the host city of the 2027 Games “following several breaches of the Host City Contract.” A spokesperson said, “Panam Sports informs the public that its Executive Committee has unanimously decided to withdraw... 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

Binance Fined Billions By U.S. Authorities

Binance Fined Billions By U.S. Authorities

Binance founder Changpeng Zhao has agreed to plead guilty and and pay a $50 million fine, and Binance itself also pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $4.3 billion in fines and restitution to the U.S. government. A New York Times story said, “Changpeng Zhao, the founder of Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world, pleaded guilty... 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

‘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

Gathering For Peace Held At Anglican Cathedral

Gathering For Peace Held At Anglican Cathedral

[Updated] A ‘Gathering for Peace’ event was held yesterday [Oct 25] at the Anglican Cathedral on Church Street in response to the Israel/Palestine crisis. A spokesperson previously said, “This in the face of the Israel/Palestine crisis that began on October 7th with the tragic attack in Israel by Hamas, which has resulted in responses that has... Read more of this article

Google Subsea System To Connect Bermuda

Google Subsea System To Connect Bermuda

Google announced “Nuvem, a new transatlantic subsea cable system to connect Portugal, Bermuda, and the United States,” with the global tech giant stating that Bermuda has undertaken significant efforts to “create a digital Atlantic hub” and “Nuvem will not only be the first cable to land under this robust environment, but... Read more of this article

World Anti-Doping: Bermuda Is Non-Compliant

World Anti-Doping: Bermuda Is Non-Compliant

The World Anti-Doping Agency [WADA] has declared Bermuda to be non-compliant — due to a “failure to appropriately implement the Code into their legal systems” — and the proposed consequences including prohibiting Bermuda’s flag from being “flown at regional, continental and World Championships and events organized by... Read more of this article

Bermudian Continues Helping In Ukraine

Bermudian Continues Helping In Ukraine

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian Jason Rhind, who has carried out humanitarian work in Ukraine for more than a year, has spent the past nine months assisting military training units in the country after it was invaded by Russia. The former Royal Bermuda Regiment soldier is working and living with the 68th Jaegar Brigade, which conducts combat operations... Read more of this article

U.S. SEC Charges Binance & Coinbase

U.S. SEC Charges Binance & Coinbase

[Updated] The United States Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] has filed charges against two of the most prominent crypto companies in the world, with today’s charges against Coinbase following after the charges it filed against Binance yesterday. Coinbase A statement from the SEC about the Coinbase matter said, “The Securities and... Read more of this article

UN Declares International Week Of Solidarity

UN Declares International Week Of Solidarity

The United Nations has designated May 25 to 31 as the “International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories.” The United Nations maintains a list of what they deem to be “Non-Self-Governing Territories”, and Bermuda is included, having been listed since 1946; with all the other British Overseas Territories... Read more of this article