The Bermuda Football Association will hold its inaugural womens symposium during a weekend under the banner of Girls and Womens Empowerment in Football. The symposium and activities will start on Friday, January 11 and continue the next day at the BFAs Clyde Best Centre of Excellence and the CedarBridge Academy. It will also. ..
Bermudas electricity sector will soon be guided by service standards set by the Regulatory Authority. A draft general determination and order for service standards is open for public consultation, and the Authority invites interested parties to comment on the document by January 15. Monique Lister, Regulatory Authority senior legal. ..
The Bermuda Netball Association Senior League hosted two more high-scoring encounters at Bernard Park yesterday. In what proved to be the game of the night, Phoenix Heat suffered their second defeat at the hands of an up-and-coming Storm Thunder, who prevailed in a 35-32 victory. It was clearly a topsy-turvy battle with both teams. ..
The top two teams in the Premier and First Divisions were drawn to face each other in the Friendship and Shield Trophy semi-finals yesterday. In matches fitting for the finals, holders PHC Zebras will meet Robin Hood in the Friendship Trophy semi-final at Lords on Boxing Day, while Somerset Eagles will face Southampton Rangers at. ..
John Charman will leave his role as chief executive officer of Bermudian-headquartered Sompo International Holdings Ltd next year to become CEO of Overseas Insurance Business at parent company Sompo Holdings Inc. In his new position he will head up a segment of Sompo Holdings that represents 27 per cent of the groups adjusted profit,. ..
Hiscox has named Bob Thaker as its new UK chief executive officer, effective March 2019, subject to regulatory approval. The Bermudian-based insurer and reinsurer said Mr Thaker had worked at Hiscox since 2010 and held a number of senior roles during that time, having joined as head of strategy before going on to serve as group chief risk. ..
Catalina Holdings Bermuda Ltd has agreed to acquire a 2 billion run-off portfolio of employers liability policies from Zurich Insurance. The Bermudian-based run-off specialist was boosted by a 700 million capital raise in October that increased its resources for acquisitions. The portfolio being transferred to Catalina. ..
Retails sales have fallen for a seventh consecutive month, with all seven sectors down year-on-year. In September, the volume of retail sales dropped 6. 8 per cent, when adjusted for the rate of inflation, which was measured at 2. 2 per cent that month. In dollar value terms, the 92. 2 million of retail sales was a 4. 7 per cent drop,. ..
The Ministry of Public Works is advising of the following changes in garbage collection due to the Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Years Day holidays Christmas Day Garbage normally collected on Tuesday, 25 December will be collected on Thursday, 27 December Thursday, 27 December garbage collection will be held on Saturday, 29. ..
Motorists, area businesses and members of the public are reminded that the following temporary road closure and parking restrictions will be in effect today for the 2pm funeral and memorial procession in remembrance of retired Commissioner of Police Frederick Penny Bean OBE QPM as outlined in the December 12th City of Hamilton traffic. ..
Bermuda’s electricity sector will soon be guided by service standards set by the Regulatory Authority. A draft general determination and order for service standards is open for public consultation, an...
The Bermuda Netball Association Senior League hosted two more high-scoring encounters at Bernard Park yesterday. In what proved to be the game of the night, Phoenix Heat suffered their second defeat a...
Carribean Destinations from Jet Set Travels Help Travelers Beat the Cold
For example, Bermuda typically sees an average temperature of around 60-70 degrees in January, while Philadelphians can expect temperatures of around 28-40 degrees. Jet Set Travels makes venturing to ...
Sentai Filmworks Charts Course to “Bermuda Triangle ~Colorful Pastorale~”
HOUSTON, TX, December 18, 2018 – Sentai Filmworks announced today that it acquired exclusive rights to the animated series, Bermuda Triangle ～Colorful Pastorale～, for the United States, Canada, the Un...
Twins find online and in-store success through Charlee’s Angels
She posts three photos a day each weekday, which has attracted attention from as far away as Jamaica. “We have a customer in Bermuda who orders from us weekly. It’s been nothing but a blessing,” Campb...
Students and teachers of a school in Bermuda talk about their experience after five years participating in the Human Rights Friendly Schools project Warwick Academy was the first school established in ...
In ‘The Dakota Winters,’ A New York Story About John Lennon
So John learned how to sail that spring, he bough a sailboat, the Isis, and he sailed out of Cold Spring Harbor, and then he planned this trip through the Bermuda Triangle, from Rhode Island to Bermud...
Recent abuses of St Kitts-Nevis citizenship programme raised in Parliament
By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts — In his budget presentation in parliament last week, St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris touched upon the abuses recently uncovered in the country’s citizenship by investment programme (CIP), including allegations of forgery and fraud, but offered no substantive detail and, predictably, blamed unnamed […]
CSEF VI highlights transformative role clean energy can play in CARICOM
PLACENCIA, Belize — Clean energy in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has to be further developed to play a transformative role in economic development, poverty alleviation, and building resilience to deal with climate change. Electricity and fuel sector regulations also must be right-sized to suit the needs of member states, and stakeholders must find innovative forms […]
IDB lends further support to CDB’s investments in regional energy security
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), has mobilised more than US$85 million to increase the region’s energy security through geothermal energy development. On Thursday, CDB’s board of directors approved acceptance of further financing under the Sustainable Energy Facility (SEF) for the Eastern Caribbean from IDB, […]
CDB approves US$5.9 million to Belize to improve road safety efforts
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Road traffic accidents are the seventh leading cause of death in Belize, with approximately 21 deaths per 100,000 persons. This is the highest fatality rate among CDB’s 19 borrowing member countries (BMCs). In response to this challenge, the board of directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved funding of US$5.9 […]
American Airlines begins non-stop service to St Vincent
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — American Airlines made its inaugural non-stop flight from the Miami International Airport to the Argyle International Airport on Saturday December 15, 2018. The year-round AA1427 service will operate on an Airbus A319 every Saturday, leaving Miami International Airport at 11:00 am and arriving at the Argyle International Airport at 3:40 pm; […]