Shares of Butterfield Bank dipped 1. 4 per cent in Bermuda Stock Exchange trading. The bank fell 75 cents to close on 51. 50 on the trading of 1,470 shares. Butterfields US-listed shares gained 46 cents, or 0. 9 per cent, to close on 51. 36 in New York. Ascendant Group, parent company of power utility Belco, was the most actively. ..
New entrepreneurs looking to take advantage of payroll tax relief concessions are encouraged to sign up for the Bermuda Economic Development Corporations free Lunch and Learn. The event, facilitated by Colina Outerbridge, BEDCs business data and policy analyst, will offer advice on how to register a new business with the Office of the. ..
Customs officers from Montserrat are on the island to conduct research on the land valuation process. The Montserrat Customs and Revenue Service arranged the visit after the Land Valuation Department made a presentation at the Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Centre Property Taxation Conference in 2016. MCRS members have been. ..
Conservationists captured more than 250 green turtles as part of a research programme this year. The Bermuda Turtle Project team caught 259 green turtles and a hawksbill turtle in their efforts to monitor the population and find out about their behaviour. Environmental officers and biologists from Belize, Brazil, Colombia and the. ..
When athletes from Team USA Track amp Field arrive in Bermuda this week, they will hope leave a lasting impact on the islands youngsters. Up to 45 high-performance athletes and members of the USATFs Advisory Committee will be visiting the island from Thursday until Sunday. Will Claye, a multiple Olympic Games medal-winner in. ..
Police were investigating after multiple reports of gunfire last night. Residents in Central Pembroke called 911 after they heard shots at 9. 40pm. A police spokesman said several reports were made in the Curving Avenue, Rambling Lane, Middletown and Happy Valley areas. He continued A firearms incident was declared and. ..
A festival designed to celebrate food trucks is to get bigger to include a wider range of street food, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today. The new Bermuda Street Food Festival will also move back to Number 1 car park on Hamiltons Front Street after it moved to Barrs Bay Park in Pembroke last year. Pat Phillip-Fairn, Bermuda. ..
Caitlin Conyers has secured Bermuda a spot at the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru, next summer. Conyers came second in the Elite Caribbean Cycling Championships road race in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, today to earn the island a place at the multi-sport event. She also won bronze in the time-trial yesterday in her first. ..
Tyler Butterfield finished 29th at the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, in what will likely be his final race at the iconic event. Butterfield completed the 2. 4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26. 2-mile run yesterday in a time of 8hr 30sec 38min, with splits of 5042, 43127 and 30358. The 35-year-old was the 24th. ..
Police made seven arrests last night as part of the third round of roadside breath test checkpoints. A total of three people were arrested after they failed tests and a fourth was arrested for refusal to take a breath test. A further three people were arrested on outstanding warrants. More checkpoints will be set up tonight. ..
The CFTC Faces Hurdles in Virtual Currency Regulation
“There’s a lot of credit given to places like Bermuda, Jersey, and Malta where everyone government can walk across the street, be in the same building, and create regulations together. It has allowed ...
The Bahamas-flagged vessel is owned by Bermuda-based Ship Finance International Limited (SFL). At midday break today, Bumi Armada fell 6.19% or 3 sen to 45.5 sen, with 6.07 million shares traded. 1 2 ...
Lisa Groothuesheidkamp of Curacao was second in 29:58.43 and Catlin Conyer of Bermuda was third in 30:13.97. In the men’s 30K time trial, TT’s Tyler Cole was ninth overall in 41:39.56. Unfortunately, ...
This enigmatic area of the Atlantic Ocean has, in legend, been known to swallow up ships, planes and people. As far back as Shakespeare, this part of the open ocean has been known to inspire stories o...
Customs officers from Montserrat are on the island to conduct research on the land valuation process. The Montserrat Customs and Revenue Service arranged the visit after the Land Valuation Department ...
Market Changes Not Expected From Hurricane Michael; Florida Insurers ‘Heavily’ Reinsured
“The good news from an economic perspective is that these claims will be paid by the global reinsurance market – the London market and reinsurers based in Bermuda, Europe and Japan,” Mills said. The p...
No shorts or skin-tight clothes at Mahabaleshwara temple in Gokarna
Allowed: Dhoti, saree, traditional attire. Not allowed: Bermuda, shorts, skin-tight clothes. Stay up to date on all the latest Karnataka news with The New Indian Express App. Download now (Get the new...
China Threatens Overseas Tax Havens, Will Investors Flock to Crypto?
The involvement of the Chinese government with the OECD and CRS is expected to lead to direct communication and cooperation with Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and the Bahamas, five ...
Caitlin Conyers has secured Bermuda a spot at the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru, next summer. Conyers came second in the Elite Caribbean Cycling Championships road race in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republ...
Zacks Investment Research Lowers Nordic American Tanker (NAT) to Sell
Nordic American Tankers Limited, a tanker company, acquires and charters double-hull tankers in Bermuda and internationally. It operates a fleet of 33 Suezmax crude oil tankers. The company was founde...
Bahamas government rejects ‘unreasonable’ and ‘uncompromising’ demands by Canadian travel group
By Jasper Ward NASSAU, Bahamas — Minister of state for Grand Bahama, Kwasi Thompson, has outlined what he called “unreasonable” and “uncompromising” demands made by Sunwing Travel Group, including a demand for the Bahamas government to pay $4 million every year for a fixed seven-year period to provide airlift for four months. Thompson said the […]
Three Dominican Republic fishing ‘motherships’ interdicted in Bahamas waters
CORAL HARBOUR, Bahamas (RBDF) — The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) escorted 124 fishermen from three Dominican Republic “motherships” to Nassau after being apprehended in Cuban waters by the Cuban Border Patrol for poaching in Bahamian waters. The apprehension was the result of a collaborative effort by the RBDF with the US Coast Guard and […]
ECSRC issues advisory on virtual currency business
BASSETERRE, St Kitts — The Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC) has issued an advisory to the public in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) of the potential risks of investments in initial coin offerings (ICOs) and all forms of virtual currency. Globally, virtual currencies are becoming increasingly popular as a means to conduct traditional […]
Fisheries ministers approve climate change protocol for CRFM member states
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CRFM) — A protocol on climate change adaptation and disaster risk management in fisheries and aquaculture was approved for Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states during a recent high-level meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM). At the eighth special meeting of the CRFM Ministerial Council held in Barbados last […]
New reports on vulnerability and readiness to adapt to climate change in the Anguilla and Montserrat fisheries sectors
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — New reports from the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) highlight key vulnerabilities and identify priorities and readiness for adaptation to climate change in the fisheries sector of the UK Overseas Territories, Anguilla and Montserrat. The vulnerability assessment report – based on participatory three-dimensional modelling (P3DM) that captured local knowledge of […]
Criminal elements in Trinidad claim to have compromising photos, videos of chief justice
By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor firstname.lastname@example.org PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — On Sunday, the Trinidad Express reported explosive new claims that criminal elements in Trinidad have bragged about having in their possession compromising video and photographs of Chief Justice Ivor Archie, in addition to “sensitive WhatsApp and other communications involving the CJ.” […]
By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana, the former British Guiana, was a Dutch colony before it became a British possession in 1831 and, as a result, over half of Guyana’s National Archive is in Dutch. After an agreement between Guyana and the Netherlands to preserve and translate the Guyana Dutch […]
Surinam Airways must end mid-Atlantic route and focus on the Caribbean, says aviation expert
By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Surinam Airways (SLM) cannot compete with KLM on the Paramaribo-Amsterdam route, and hence the company needs to get rid of its A340-300 and outsource the route as a joint venture, focusing instead on where SLM can have a competitive advantage, “And that is the Caribbean […]
Antigua-Barbuda expresses regret at ‘crass remarks’ by OAS secretary general
By Caribbean News Now contributor WASHINGTON, USA — On Friday, the permanent delegation of Antigua and Barbuda to the Organisation of American States (OAS) expressed its sincere regret to the permanent observer mission of Spain, and the people and government of Spain, for the hurt experienced when a former prime minister of their country was […]
IMF predicts strong but uneven growth for Caribbean
By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor email@example.com WASHINGTON, USA — In its October 2018 Regional Outlook Report for The Caribbean, the wider South America and Central America, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted strong but yet uneven growth for the Central American and Caribbean region over the next two years. For the […]