All Stories http://www.royalgazette.com All Stories en-us Business owners encouraged to go back to school <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919709/AR/0/AR-140919709.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Entrepreneurs are being encouraged to go back to school in order to improve their business skills and give the Islands economy a boost. The Bermuda College will be running a seven-month Streetwise MBA programme from January and hopes to attract at least a dozen business owners for the course. And if spotting value for money is one. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919709&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919709&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919709/AR/0/AR-140919709.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Entrepreneurs are being encouraged to go back to school in order to improve their business skills and give the Islands economy a boost. The Bermuda College will be running a seven-month Streetwise MBA programme from January and hopes to attract at least a dozen business owners for the course. And if spotting value for money is one. .. Plea to keep BTA out of political crossfire Glenn Jones, the new stakeholder relations advisor to the Bermuda Tourism Authority BTA, has called for the independent group to be left out of political crossfire. The statement came as Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva charged that the organisation had consistently failed to be open, transparent or accountable. Mr Jones,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919710&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:33:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919710&source=RSS Glenn Jones, the new stakeholder relations advisor to the Bermuda Tourism Authority BTA, has called for the independent group to be left out of political crossfire. The statement came as Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva charged that the organisation had consistently failed to be open, transparent or accountable. Mr Jones,. .. BHS celebrates 120th anniversary <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919711/AR/0/AR-140919711.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> In a new school tradition, BHS alumni around the world will also raise a glass at 6. 30pm in a toast to their school, which began on September 17, 1894 from two rooms of a rented house on Reid Street. Pictures of the toasts will be collected by the school in a collage celebrating the BHS legacy. I am honoured to work with the some. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919711&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:20:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919711&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919711/AR/0/AR-140919711.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> In a new school tradition, BHS alumni around the world will also raise a glass at 6. 30pm in a toast to their school, which began on September 17, 1894 from two rooms of a rented house on Reid Street. Pictures of the toasts will be collected by the school in a collage celebrating the BHS legacy. I am honoured to work with the some. .. Jeffers named COO of global marketing association <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/BUSINESS/140919713/AR/0/AR-140919713.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermudian Charles Jeffers II has been named chief operating officer of Destination Marketing Association International DMAI in Washington, DC. Mr Jeffers, a former law researcher for the Supreme Court of Bermuda, currently serves as senior vice-president of operations and executive director for East Point, sales and marketing of the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/BUSINESS/140919713&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:09:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/BUSINESS/140919713&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/BUSINESS/140919713/AR/0/AR-140919713.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermudian Charles Jeffers II has been named chief operating officer of Destination Marketing Association International DMAI in Washington, DC. Mr Jeffers, a former law researcher for the Supreme Court of Bermuda, currently serves as senior vice-president of operations and executive director for East Point, sales and marketing of the. .. Prowler caught on camera is jailed A career criminal has been jailed for three-and-a-half years after being caught on camera prowling outside a Warwick home. Coltrane Ratteray, 46, was captured on CCTV lurking on a familys back porch in the early hours of September 28, 2013 and attempting to enter their home before getting a drink from an outdoor refrigerator and leaving. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS02/140919731&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:57:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS02/140919731&source=RSS A career criminal has been jailed for three-and-a-half years after being caught on camera prowling outside a Warwick home. Coltrane Ratteray, 46, was captured on CCTV lurking on a familys back porch in the early hours of September 28, 2013 and attempting to enter their home before getting a drink from an outdoor refrigerator and leaving. Locals lined up for Peace Day concert <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919714/AR/0/AR-140919714.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Local singers and musicians, as well as those from overseas, have been lined up for this Fridays Peace Day Concert at the Botanical Gardens. Hosted by Mike Hind, the show will feature Richard Spencer, Bermuda School of Music, Jamie Lawson, Chrissi Poland, the BONES Blues Band, Silken Strings, the Hamish Stuart Band and the Splashband. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919714&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:52:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919714&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919714/AR/0/AR-140919714.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Local singers and musicians, as well as those from overseas, have been lined up for this Fridays Peace Day Concert at the Botanical Gardens. Hosted by Mike Hind, the show will feature Richard Spencer, Bermuda School of Music, Jamie Lawson, Chrissi Poland, the BONES Blues Band, Silken Strings, the Hamish Stuart Band and the Splashband. Police clinics to be held today <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919715/AR/0/AR-140919715.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Police Community Action Team will holding clinics today at both Lindos Market in Devonshire 12 noon until 4pm and the Shelly Bay MarketPlace in Hamilton Parish 4. 00pm until 6. 00pm. Residents will given the opportunity to voice their concerns about anti-social or criminal activity in their neighbourhoods as well as receiving. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919715&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:28:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919715&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919715/AR/0/AR-140919715.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Police Community Action Team will holding clinics today at both Lindos Market in Devonshire 12 noon until 4pm and the Shelly Bay MarketPlace in Hamilton Parish 4. 00pm until 6. 00pm. Residents will given the opportunity to voice their concerns about anti-social or criminal activity in their neighbourhoods as well as receiving. .. Royals Palms makes Fodors top 100 hotels list <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS04/140919718/AR/0/AR-140919718.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Royal Palms, a 32-room boutique hotel on Rosemont Avenue in Pembroke, garnered inclusion in the Fodors 100 Hotel Awards list as the result of the travel publications worldwide search. The hotels delighted owner Nicholas Weare explained the collection of hotels selected is not listed numerically the properties which are included. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS04/140919718&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:52:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS04/140919718&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS04/140919718/AR/0/AR-140919718.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Royal Palms, a 32-room boutique hotel on Rosemont Avenue in Pembroke, garnered inclusion in the Fodors 100 Hotel Awards list as the result of the travel publications worldwide search. The hotels delighted owner Nicholas Weare explained the collection of hotels selected is not listed numerically the properties which are included. .. Murderers sentenced to 25 years in prison <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919717/AR/0/AR-140919717.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Two men will serve a minimum of 25 years behind bars for the fatal shooting of 40-year-old father George Lynch. However, Puisne Judge Carlisle Greaves lamented the limitations of the legal tariff, saying that under the circumstances of the case he was left with the feeling that the sentence the maximum allowed by law would be. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919717&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:49:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919717&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919717/AR/0/AR-140919717.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Two men will serve a minimum of 25 years behind bars for the fatal shooting of 40-year-old father George Lynch. However, Puisne Judge Carlisle Greaves lamented the limitations of the legal tariff, saying that under the circumstances of the case he was left with the feeling that the sentence the maximum allowed by law would be. .. Man denies cannabis possession <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919716/AR/0/AR-140919716.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A 41-year-old man has appeared in court charged with growing and possessing cannabis. Jevon Bean this morning pleaded not guilty to cultivating the drug in Devonshire on October 2, 2013. He also denied possessing cannabis on the same date. Mr Bean was released on bail and will stand trial on December 15. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919716&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:48:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919716&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919716/AR/0/AR-140919716.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A 41-year-old man has appeared in court charged with growing and possessing cannabis. Jevon Bean this morning pleaded not guilty to cultivating the drug in Devonshire on October 2, 2013. He also denied possessing cannabis on the same date. Mr Bean was released on bail and will stand trial on December 15. The man behind the gombey mask <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/ISLAND04/140919741/AR/0/AR-140919741.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Bermudian DJ has New York asking Whos the man behind the mask?Noise Cans is making a name for himself in the Big Apple where he spins a mix of soca, reggae and electronic dance music all while hidden behind a gombey mask. The Royal Gazette caught up with the entertainer to find out why hes keeping his identity secret and how. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/ISLAND04/140919741&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:40:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/ISLAND04/140919741&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/ISLAND04/140919741/AR/0/AR-140919741.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Bermudian DJ has New York asking Whos the man behind the mask?Noise Cans is making a name for himself in the Big Apple where he spins a mix of soca, reggae and electronic dance music all while hidden behind a gombey mask. The Royal Gazette caught up with the entertainer to find out why hes keeping his identity secret and how. .. Govt asked to clarify its stance on ageism <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919725/AR/0/AR-140919725.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Campaigners are calling on Government to clarify when it will fulfil its promise to outlaw age discrimination in the workplace. A member of Age Concern quizzed Cabinet Ministers Bob Richards and Jeanne Atherden on the topic at the charitys recent annual general meeting but got no answers. Executive director Claudette Fleming told. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919725&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:17:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919725&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919725/AR/0/AR-140919725.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Campaigners are calling on Government to clarify when it will fulfil its promise to outlaw age discrimination in the workplace. A member of Age Concern quizzed Cabinet Ministers Bob Richards and Jeanne Atherden on the topic at the charitys recent annual general meeting but got no answers. Executive director Claudette Fleming told. .. OECD pledges fresh offshore tax avoidance clampdown <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/BUSINESS02/140919743/AR/0/AR-140919743.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> By Raymond HaineyA fresh crackdown on tax avoidance by global firms has been launched by an international watchdog. And an end to a loophole where internet giants Google can channel billions of dollars of profits earned elsewhere to Bermuda has been pledged by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/BUSINESS02/140919743&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:06:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/BUSINESS02/140919743&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/BUSINESS02/140919743/AR/0/AR-140919743.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> By Raymond HaineyA fresh crackdown on tax avoidance by global firms has been launched by an international watchdog. And an end to a loophole where internet giants Google can channel billions of dollars of profits earned elsewhere to Bermuda has been pledged by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. .. Helping Islands youth score a bright future <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919736/AR/0/AR-140919736.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermuda may be a small Island, but it is full of unsung heroes inspirational residents who are making a real difference in their communities and improving the lives of others, without expecting any recognition or praise. In a new regular feature, we celebrate the incredible achievements of the ordinary people who are doing extraordinary. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919736&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:03:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/NEWS/140919736&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/NEWS/140919736/AR/0/AR-140919736.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermuda may be a small Island, but it is full of unsung heroes inspirational residents who are making a real difference in their communities and improving the lives of others, without expecting any recognition or praise. In a new regular feature, we celebrate the incredible achievements of the ordinary people who are doing extraordinary. .. Association looking to avenge defeat <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/SPORT02/140919719/AR/0/AR-140919719.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Bermuda Masters and the Jamaican Association will play their fifth annual Warrington Soup Zuill Memorial match on Friday night at Somerset Cricket Club, a 30-over a side match starting at 7pm. This match will be the first time that the game will be played under lights. The players are excited about it, something that I. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/SPORT02/140919719&source=RSS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:31:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140917/SPORT02/140919719&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140917/SPORT02/140919719/AR/0/AR-140919719.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Bermuda Masters and the Jamaican Association will play their fifth annual Warrington Soup Zuill Memorial match on Friday night at Somerset Cricket Club, a 30-over a side match starting at 7pm. This match will be the first time that the game will be played under lights. The players are excited about it, something that I. ..