All Stories http://www.royalgazette.com All Stories en-us San Diego video bid to host Americas Cup <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039975/AR/0/AR-141039975.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> San Diego has made a final effort to convince the rest of the world, and more importantly the selection committee, that it is more suitable than Bermuda as the site to host the 35th Americas Cup in 2017. The Californian city has released a five-minute video, extolling the virtues of a port where the races have been held on three previous. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039975&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:59:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039975&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039975/AR/0/AR-141039975.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> San Diego has made a final effort to convince the rest of the world, and more importantly the selection committee, that it is more suitable than Bermuda as the site to host the 35th Americas Cup in 2017. The Californian city has released a five-minute video, extolling the virtues of a port where the races have been held on three previous. .. Drive to survive <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/ISLAND/141039986/AR/0/AR-141039986.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bus driver Rene Bonnie Eves life began to fall apart at a union meeting last May. I started having severe chest pains, she said. To be honest I thought I was having a stroke or a heart attack. An ambulance rushed her to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. Over the coming weeks, she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/ISLAND/141039986&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:49:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/ISLAND/141039986&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/ISLAND/141039986/AR/0/AR-141039986.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bus driver Rene Bonnie Eves life began to fall apart at a union meeting last May. I started having severe chest pains, she said. To be honest I thought I was having a stroke or a heart attack. An ambulance rushed her to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. Over the coming weeks, she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. .. Bermudas history through the eyes of a local cab driver From the Courier Times in Bucks County, PennsylvaniaIt was mid-October, and the golf season was slowing down, so I thought I would take a short jaunt to Bermuda and play some of the courses there. I was greeted just outside the air-terminal by an older, well-dressed gentlemen named Neville, a taxi-driver, who politely asked Where. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS04/141039966&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:18:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS04/141039966&source=RSS From the Courier Times in Bucks County, PennsylvaniaIt was mid-October, and the golf season was slowing down, so I thought I would take a short jaunt to Bermuda and play some of the courses there. I was greeted just outside the air-terminal by an older, well-dressed gentlemen named Neville, a taxi-driver, who politely asked Where. .. Defence evidence points to pairs innocence Defence lawyers attacked the evidence against two men accused of attempted murder yesterday, arguing that the evidence before the courts supports their innocence. While prosecutors have alleged that 26-year-old Devon Hewey was the rider of the motorcycle when Lavon Thomas was shot at outside Shines Nightclub, the victim said Mr Hewey was. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS02/141039967&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:18:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS02/141039967&source=RSS Defence lawyers attacked the evidence against two men accused of attempted murder yesterday, arguing that the evidence before the courts supports their innocence. While prosecutors have alleged that 26-year-old Devon Hewey was the rider of the motorcycle when Lavon Thomas was shot at outside Shines Nightclub, the victim said Mr Hewey was. .. Judgment reserved in Richardson case <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS02/141039968/AR/0/AR-141039968.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A 48-year-old youth leader who forced his tongue into a young boys mouth did so without any sexual purpose, his lawyer claimed in court. Milton Richardson, of Devonshire, was found guilty in March of four counts of touching the schoolboy for a sexual purpose while in a position of trust, kissing him on the mouth, ear and neck. He. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS02/141039968&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:18:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS02/141039968&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS02/141039968/AR/0/AR-141039968.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A 48-year-old youth leader who forced his tongue into a young boys mouth did so without any sexual purpose, his lawyer claimed in court. Milton Richardson, of Devonshire, was found guilty in March of four counts of touching the schoolboy for a sexual purpose while in a position of trust, kissing him on the mouth, ear and neck. He. .. Study into costs of Regiment role in clean-up The financial impact of using Bermuda Regiment soldiers to help with the clean-up after the two recent storms is to be reviewed by the Ministry of Finance. An average of 200 to 250 soldiers a day were embodied for ten days owing to Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, according to a spokesman for the Ministry of National. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039969&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:17:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039969&source=RSS The financial impact of using Bermuda Regiment soldiers to help with the clean-up after the two recent storms is to be reviewed by the Ministry of Finance. An average of 200 to 250 soldiers a day were embodied for ten days owing to Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, according to a spokesman for the Ministry of National. .. Hopes of St Georges attracting regular cruise ship in 2016 There is still hope that St Georges can attract a regular cruise ship in 2016, according to Garth Rothwell, the Mayor of St Georges. His comments come after Regatta was forced to abandon its trip to St Georges today, and divert to Dockyard instead, because of predicted high winds. It has been a difficult year for the Olde Towne. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS04/141039970&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:17:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS04/141039970&source=RSS There is still hope that St Georges can attract a regular cruise ship in 2016, according to Garth Rothwell, the Mayor of St Georges. His comments come after Regatta was forced to abandon its trip to St Georges today, and divert to Dockyard instead, because of predicted high winds. It has been a difficult year for the Olde Towne. .. Bishop leads thanks for storm recovery efforts <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039971/AR/0/AR-141039971.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Workers, soldiers and public service staff have been thanked for their tireless efforts restoring the Island after this months storms. The Anglican Bishop of Bermuda Nicholas Dill led tributes to the soldiers, firefighters, government workers and police, who helped the Island to recover from Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, at. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039971&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:17:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039971&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039971/AR/0/AR-141039971.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Workers, soldiers and public service staff have been thanked for their tireless efforts restoring the Island after this months storms. The Anglican Bishop of Bermuda Nicholas Dill led tributes to the soldiers, firefighters, government workers and police, who helped the Island to recover from Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, at. .. Out of power for 17 days <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039972/AR/0/AR-141039972.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A single mother has said that she is at the end of her tether after being out of power for 17 days as a result of the two storms. Raenette Butterfield, 37, is one of 295 customers still awaiting power and she has been out since Tropical Storm Fay hit on October 12. With tears streaming down her face, Ms Butterfield described the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039972&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:15:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039972&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039972/AR/0/AR-141039972.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A single mother has said that she is at the end of her tether after being out of power for 17 days as a result of the two storms. Raenette Butterfield, 37, is one of 295 customers still awaiting power and she has been out since Tropical Storm Fay hit on October 12. With tears streaming down her face, Ms Butterfield described the. .. Young mens good deeds help others <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039973/AR/0/AR-141039973.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A determined team of young men, under the guidance of superintendent Hewvonnie Brown and the charity Habitat for Humanity Bermuda, continues to repair homes for locals struggling to make ends meet. Since Fay and Gonzalo, weve had an influx of people inquiring about the possibility of getting help, Mr Brown said, as the group neared its. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039973&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:15:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039973&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039973/AR/0/AR-141039973.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A determined team of young men, under the guidance of superintendent Hewvonnie Brown and the charity Habitat for Humanity Bermuda, continues to repair homes for locals struggling to make ends meet. Since Fay and Gonzalo, weve had an influx of people inquiring about the possibility of getting help, Mr Brown said, as the group neared its. .. Gonzalo forces 13 families from government housing <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039974/AR/0/AR-141039974.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Thirteen families are being moved out of their government housing after Hurricane Gonzalo ripped the roof from their apartment block. A large chunk of the roof at Prince Alfred Terrace in Dockyard was destroyed, along with smaller sections. The apartments on the top floor of the two-storey building suffered flooding, with those on. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039974&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:15:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039974&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039974/AR/0/AR-141039974.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Thirteen families are being moved out of their government housing after Hurricane Gonzalo ripped the roof from their apartment block. A large chunk of the roof at Prince Alfred Terrace in Dockyard was destroyed, along with smaller sections. The apartments on the top floor of the two-storey building suffered flooding, with those on. .. Drug boats destination was Bermuda <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039976/AR/0/AR-141039976.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The yacht caught with 200kg of cocaine on Tuesday was almost certainly heading to Bermuda, according to the captain of the HMS Argyll, which seized the vessel. The Royal Navy ship was returning to the Caribbean after providing hurricane relief to Bermuda in the wake of Hurricane Gonzalo. They seized the yacht off the coast of. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039976&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:12:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/NEWS/141039976&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141030/NEWS/141039976/AR/0/AR-141039976.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The yacht caught with 200kg of cocaine on Tuesday was almost certainly heading to Bermuda, according to the captain of the HMS Argyll, which seized the vessel. The Royal Navy ship was returning to the Caribbean after providing hurricane relief to Bermuda in the wake of Hurricane Gonzalo. They seized the yacht off the coast of. .. A sad tale about two new tubs October 28, 2014Dear Sir,Having finally had power and internet restored after 17 and a half days of indoor camping, Id just like to add my name to the ever-lengthening list of those who think that the Emergency Services have done a brilliant job over the past 2 12 weeks, and to share this funny but yet. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/COMMENT03/141039977&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:08:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/COMMENT03/141039977&source=RSS October 28, 2014Dear Sir,Having finally had power and internet restored after 17 and a half days of indoor camping, Id just like to add my name to the ever-lengthening list of those who think that the Emergency Services have done a brilliant job over the past 2 12 weeks, and to share this funny but yet. .. Cannabis prohibition needs to end October 29, 2014Dear Mr Editor, Glancing through recent editions of your paper I had noticed the large full page add taken out to advertise an informative and educational documentary on Marijuana. Judging by the basic graphic design and simple explanation of the film, I wrongfully assumed it would be propaganda. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/COMMENT03/141039978&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:07:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/COMMENT03/141039978&source=RSS October 29, 2014Dear Mr Editor, Glancing through recent editions of your paper I had noticed the large full page add taken out to advertise an informative and educational documentary on Marijuana. Judging by the basic graphic design and simple explanation of the film, I wrongfully assumed it would be propaganda. .. An argument for legalising drugs October 28, 2014Dear Mr EditorI am writing this letter because health matters to me, and we have a very unhealthy situation in the use and distribution of illegal drugs. These drugs short-circuit the pathways in our brain so that we can avoid the unpleasant. By numbing ourselves, we dont give our mind. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/COMMENT03/141039979&source=RSS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:06:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141030/COMMENT03/141039979&source=RSS October 28, 2014Dear Mr EditorI am writing this letter because health matters to me, and we have a very unhealthy situation in the use and distribution of illegal drugs. These drugs short-circuit the pathways in our brain so that we can avoid the unpleasant. By numbing ourselves, we dont give our mind. ..