All Stories All Stories en-us Tennis pro denied posts by overseas coaches Bermudas top tennis player claims he was disrespected after losing out to foreign workers for two coaching jobs. Gavin Manders was overlooked for the director of tennis position at Rosewood Bermuda and also applied unsuccessfully for the coaching post at Coral Beach and Tennis Club in favour of coaches from Russia and the Czech. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Ashleys Lemonade proves a hit in Hamilton Ashleys lemonades are cooling people off and quenching thirsts this summer in the heart of Hamilton. For a second year, the outdoor lemonade stand is in place at the corner of Reid Street and Burnaby Street. However, this year it has become a full-time operation to meet the needs of locals and visitors. Ashley Brittney Stephens. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Bermuda one win from title The Bermuda Under-14 side are one win away from clinching the Caribbean Football Union Boys Challemge Series in Cayman Islands with Sincere Hall scoring twice in a 4-0 win over the host nation last night. Both teams came into the match looking to remain undefeated after winning their opening encounters. Bermuda pressed early and. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:27:00 EST The secret to 68 years of happy marriage James Paynter has bad knees and he blames it on his wife, Marie. He wore them out when they were courting back in the 1950s, pedalling from his home in St Georges to visit her in Sandys. Id hit damp patches around by Warwick Pond or going over the Causeway and it was really cold, the 90-year-old said. I burnt out the bike. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Woman, 64, fights off two handbag snatchers A retired woman who fought off two bag snatchers said yesterday she felt stronger because she made a stand. The 64-year-old added she had no regrets about defending herself when she was targeted by two men on a motorbike. She admitted her attitude might be different if the attack had left her injured. The woman, who asked. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Farmers Market hands out 5,000 education award A would-be veterinarian is to start a course at the Bermuda College after he won a scholarship from the Bermuda Farmers Market. Cush Smith, 18, was the winner of the 5,000 further education award, which was available to students attending alternative education schools. Lucinda Worrell-Stowe, chairwoman of the Bermuda Farmers. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Robber hits worker at Four Star Pizza A thief hit a worker with a piece of wood in a robbery at Four Star Pizza in Sandys today. The victim, 43, was sitting on a motorcycle outside the premises in Somerset Road when the suspect approached and demanded money at about 1. 15am, according to police. He then hit him with the wood before stealing a wallet from his. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 13:20:00 EST Bus cancellations to continue Parents warned yesterday that continued disruption to bus services will affect families as children prepared to go back to school. Lindsey Kipps from Warwick, said her eight-year-old son caught the bus to Purvis Primary School in the parish. She explained We would have to drive west from where we live before going east all the way. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Female tourist attacked A female tourist was assaulted in an attempted robbery at Somerset Bridge yesterday. The suspect accosted and demanded the cash from the 25-year-old victim, but she escaped and ran to Robinsons Marina to get help. The woman was not seriously injured in the incident, which happened at about 4pm. Police described the male. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 13:33:00 EST PLP must not be geared to putting us into reverse It was interesting recently listening to David Burt, the Premier, saying how well his Progressive Labour Party government and Bermuda were doing with the first quarter financial results from April to June 2018. One of the areas for which he proclaimed good news is tourism. He touted an increase in tourist spending of 6 per cent, which is. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST OBA seek answers on fintech jobs The number of jobs that will be created by the financial technology industry was questioned by the Leader of the Opposition yesterday. Jeanne Atherden, also the shadow finance minister, asked David Burt, the Premier and Minister of Finance, how many work permits had been granted under a fintech business work permit policy. Ms. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Cross on the rise at Valkyries From playing touch rugby for Teachers to experiencing the top flight of the womens game in England, Corrie Cross has come a long way in a short time. The 19-year-old made one appearance for the Worcester Valkyries in the Tyrrells Premier 15s last season, coming on as a late substitute away to Wasps Ladies. It marked a rapid rise for the. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Democracy needs the media as the opposition party What is the main value in a free press? To hear the media tell it, as in many of the 350-plus editorials published in co-ordination last week in response to Donald Trumps anti-press rhetoric, the answer is factual, objective coverage of events. But that is not what the framers of the Constitution thought, or what Justice Oliver Wendell. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Defendant told police he did not see boat A man accused of causing the death of a woman in a Hamilton Harbour boat crash told police he just didnt see the vessel, a court heard yesterday. Jurors were played a video recording of a police interview with Andrew Lake, who was questioned the day after the incident by Detective Constable Seymour Foote. Mr Lake said in the. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Barnes in position for podium finishes Scott Barnes is targeting podium finishes in both of his classes in the Triple Crown of Karting. Barnes won the shifter class at the recent Thor Industries Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix in Indiana to leave him leading the drivers standings with one race remaining the Rock Island Grand Prix in Illinois on September 1 and 2. The. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:01:00 EST Bermudian wins air rage appeal A Bermudian man fined after he unleashed a torrent of abuse at aircrew and a family on a flight to the island has had his conviction overturned. Peter Sanderson, counsel for Helder Viera, argued that his client could not be convicted in Bermuda as there was no proof the offence happened inside the islands jurisdiction. Puisne Judge. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 12:48:00 EST Singer excited to perform in Bermuda Multi-award winning singer Monica Brown says she cannot wait to perform in Bermuda as she gets ready to headline this years Made in Bermuda Festival. The American singer, songwriter, producer, actress and entrepreneur has had a series of Number 1 albums including After the Storm, The Makings of Me and Still Standing and has. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:52:00 EST Moving a cesspit is not as hard as you think ltbgtDear HeatherltbgtMy husband and I have seen a house we like, and ideally would like to add an additional bedroom. That means the cesspit has to be moved is that difficult to do?ltbgtMoving a pitltbgtltbgtDear moving a pitltbgt Its not the huge deal people sometimes imagine it. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Stop telling me to smile. I come to the gym for a workout I recently spent an hour attempting Warrior 1 on a floating yoga mat in front of a Mexican resorts worth of pool loungers as part of an aqua-fit workout. The instructor didnt remind me to protect my knee or to engage my core. Instead, she wanted me to smile. We are living in a world with T-shirts and buttons and mugs that warn, Dont. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Public Zumba class kicks off fitness drive The Department of Health kicked off its Fitness in the Park drive with a Zumba demonstration at Victoria Park yesterday. The class, run by Inspired Fitness, attracted about 30 adults and children from two summer camps as they held a public workout. The event signalled the start of a series of daily classes, with sessions teaching. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Kopser joins XL Catlin from AIG XL Catlin has appointed Chris Kopser to lead its global risk management insurance North America division. He was previously with American International Group. He will report to Joseph Tocco, chief executive, North America insurance, who said We are excited to have Chris join our leadership team. His long track record of success running. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST HSBC introduce chip and pin debit cards New-style microchipped debit cards to provide better security and contactless payment are being sent out to customers of HSBC Bermuda. The bank issued credit cards with chip and pin technology two years ago, following the introduction of the technology by Butterfield Bank and Clarien. It has now extended the technology to its Visa debit. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Willis interns thrive on opportunity Two summer interns at Willis Towers Watson Bermuda have spoken about how the opportunities have increased their knowledge of the insurance industry. Courtney Brown and Kyra Dunstan are studying at universities in Canada. They underwent interviews before being chosen to receive the internships at the brokerage company. Paul Scope,. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Scholarships for maritime-focused students Concordia Maritime Bermuda Ltd has awarded two students with scholarships to assist them with maritime studies overseas. The company allocates a total of 10,000 in scholarship funds each year. This years recipients are Lamar Samuels and Andre Durham. Angelique Burgess, general manager for Concordia Maritime Bermuda, said the. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Sport Scoreboard, August 21, 2018 For the latest results from Bermuda and around the world, click on the PDF link under Related Media Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST New product for high-net-worth clients Bermuda-headquartered Sun Life Financial International has launched a new universal life insurance product for high-net-worth clients. Sun Global Optima is described as a flexible premium indexed universal life insurance product, which differs from traditional models where the interest rate is declared in advance and the company sets the. .. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Builders eye pay rates for trades A skills shortage in the islands building industry has been partly blamed on the appeal of jobs in computing and the internet. Charles Dunstan, president of the Construction Association of Bermuda, said there remains little success in convincing young locals to enter the field despite a continuing need to fill posts. He argued this. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Caddy Shack Grill opens at Fun Golf Fun Golf at Dockyard now has a restaurant, Caddy Shack Grill, which is serving healthy local dishes, including an option for vegetarians and vegans. Since opening three years ago Fun Golf has seen tremendous growth and has become a favourite of locals and overseas guests. With cruise ship arrivals to Bermuda up this year, the. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Jones refuses to walk after first-ball duck Malachi Jones refused to walk after being dismissed first ball in Southampton Rangers defeat by St Davids in the One Twenty20 Premier Division at Southampton Oval yesterday. It was the second time this season Jones has had a controversial first-ball dismissal against St Davids, this time standing his ground after being given out by. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:01:00 EST Leading choreographer out to build dreams Choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie has worked with everyone from Beyonc to the Alvin Ailey Dancers, so youd think teaching a bunch of children in Bermuda would seem dull by comparison. However, the 40-year-old New Yorker was only too happy to teach ballet at In Motion School of Dances Summer Intensive programme, last week. A. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Experts we face hard choices on pensions Cutting back on pension payments or asking workers to contribute more are among the hard choices that must be made to ensure funds are available for seniors in the future. Political commentators Denis Pitcher and Robert Stewart issued warnings over the state of Bermudas public retirement pot, which has been forecast to run out in 2049. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Bermudian featured in Maybelline advertisment Three years ago Bermudian model Aliana King was given the nickname Maybelline when she took to the stage for the first time at the Bermuda Fashion Festival. Now the nickname has become a reality, with the 18-year-old being featured in the September issue of Vogue in an advertisement for Maybelline. Ms King said it was a dream come. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Young Achievers Dynamic Debaters shine in Europe From cryptocurrency to feminism, no matter the subject, Bermudas Dynamic Debaters can talk a good game. This year, the talented young teenagers returned from their trip to Europe with an island-best performance under their belt. They reached the last 16 of both the Heart of Europe Debating Tournament in the Czech Republic and the. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Late UN Secretary-General had whirlwind visit in 2005 Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, was yesterday remembered as a statesman and a gentleman. Mr Annan, a Ghanaian diplomat and Nobel Prize laureate, died on Saturday at the age of 80 after a short illness. Mr Annan and his wife, Nane, visited the island briefly in 2005. The couple attended a. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Vasco herald a welcome departure from smoke and mirrors When Vasco da Gama took the bold decision to introduce mandatory drug-testing for those who wish to play football for them in the coming season, clubs, sporting associations and politicians went ducking for cover. Not a peep could be heard from them in the wake of a move that, if followed through with real zest, could just be the platform. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Pair took the right step and earn Raleigh awards Two graduates of an adventure training scheme have won awards for their commitment. Keisha Butterfield was given the Malcolm K Outerbridge Transformation Award and Andrea Burrows picked up the Michael J Spurling Award from Raleigh Bermuda. Now Ms Butterfield, 19, and Ms Burrows, 20, hope their stories from the character-building. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Your moneys not good here locals only What we discovered amid the long-running soap opera that was Shelly Bay Beach was the scope for Bermudian antipathy towards one of the two pillars of our economy when it gets too close to home. An island that advertises itself as possessing many and varied beaches for tourists to avail themselves of should not be subscribing to the theory. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Tributes to UN Secretary-General Annan John Rankin, the Governor, paid tribute today to the late Kofi Annan, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations. Mr Annan, a Ghanaian diplomat who served as Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006, died on Saturday, aged 80. In a statement from Government House this afternoon, Mr Rankin said As UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:44:00 EST Butterfield shares up 1 Shares of Butterfield Bank improved by 1, or 1. 9 per cent, to 53 after 4,000 traded on The Royal GazetteBSX Index. There was also trading in 2,700 shares of Ascendant Group, but with no change to the closing price of 16. 30. On the New York Stock Exchange, shares of Butterfield Bank were down 79 cents, or 1. 48 per cent at. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:01:00 EST Eight-man Stars go down fighting Baileys Bay defeated eight-man Western Stars by 25 runs to earn their first in the Premier Division Twenty20 competition thsi season at Sea Breeze Oval on Sunday. Bay posted 161 for five in their 20 overs after winning the toss, with the main contributions coming from the top-three batsmen. Rodney Trott, the Bay captain, and. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:14:00 EST Belco welcomes regulation change Power firm Belco said today it was pleased regulation changes will allow it to sign up more people to sell excess energy back into the grid. Sean Durfy, Belco CEO, added the company was happy to see legislative deficiencies tackled and welcomed an order from the Regulatory Authority that required the company to pay back people who have. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:13:00 EST Sandcastle contest approaches Up to 50 teams will battle for cash prizes at the Bermuda Sandcastle Competition on September 1. An overall prize of 500 will go to the most impressive sandcastle, with more cash up for grabs for other categories, including families, children, teenagers and visitors. Hamilton Princess and Beach Club and Alexandra Mosher Studio. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:52:00 EST Instagram success for Beautiful Destinations A series of Bermuda posts and stories are on display this summer to the 11 million followers of Beautiful Destinations on Instagram. An instastory posted on July 21st reached more than 6. 5 million users and generated an exceptionally high level of user engagement. The story was the highest performing Beautiful Destinations client post. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:45:00 EST Public flout rules at National Sports Centre National Sports Centre users are being urged to obey the rules to help stop the facilities being damaged or people being injured. People have moved sprinkler systems, taken dogs into the area and driven trucks over the field, according to staff at the Centre. Facilities manager Trevor Madeiros said We dont want to stop people. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:57:00 EST Cup Match MVP why are we waiting? Cup Match, remember that? The two-day cricket match that ended 17 days ago with Somerset securing their first innings defeat of St Georges for 70 years?Yes, that one. Well, apart from resident columnist Christopher Famous banging on unapologetically about Cup Match origins, holiday naming rights and pirates masquerading as noble. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Busy conference season ahead for Bermuda The final four months of the year will be busy for Bermuda, with the island hosting 13 business-linked conferences, forums and events. A further six conferences and events overseas will feature delegates of the Bermuda Business Development Agency and representatives of the islands business community. The events in Bermuda during. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Belco ordered to pay back solar users Belco has been ordered to pay for all energy put into its system by those with solar panels. The Regulatory Authority said that those who have been putting electricity into the energy grid without being reimbursed will receive backdated payments. A spokeswoman said the order requires Belco to enter into purchase agreements with all. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:29:00 EST Defendant told Police he may have been speeding before crash A man charged with causing the death of a woman in a Hamilton Harbour boat crash told police he might have been going too fast, a jury heard yesterday. PC Milton Hill told the court that minutes after the crash last June, Andrew Lake approached him and said he had been driving one of the boats involved in the collision. Mr Hill. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Sport Scoreboard, August 19, 2018 For the latest results from Bermuda and around the world, click on the PDF link under Related Media Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Cryptominers dig deeper as bitcoin sinks LONDON Bloomberg With bitcoin declining this year, you might expect mining activity to follow. That hasnt happened. The combination of falling prices and a rising hash rate which measures computing power shows how complex the economics of cryptocurrency mining are. An increasing hash rate means bitcoin mining is still profitable. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Reversing Roe v Wade just the beginning for Kavanaugh Are opponents of Brett Kavanaughs Supreme Court nomination engaged in a scare tactic when they contend that his confirmation would lead to overturning Roe v Wade? Kavanaughs supporters claim as much, and some elite commentators agree, suggesting that a reversal of Roe is less likely than an incremental chipping away at a womans right to. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Brown to be honoured by Howard University Ewart Brown, a former Premier, is set to be honoured tomorrow by Howard University. The university will present Dr Brown with the Senator Edward Brooke award for his support of the school and efforts to recruit medical students. A Trustee of the Washington school, Dr Brown and his family had offered a Brown Family Scholarship. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Catholic Church tempted by power, obsessed with sex The crisis of the Catholic Church is not a matter for Catholics only. Love it or hate it or anywhere in between this is one of the most important, influential institutions in world history, with boots on the ground in every corner of the world. Its good works are monumental. No agency, I suspect, has built more schools, colleges,. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST The family business was love at first sight Most little boys enjoy playing with toy diggers and trucks, but for three-year-old Max Correia the machines were real and his play became passion. Now aged 24, the Devonshire resident is excited to be in a career where every day is different and he has the chance to appreciate the undeniable evidence of hard work. His father and. .. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Strong spine lifts Cleveland to victory Cleveland County began the defence of the Eastern Counties Cup with a comfortable five-wicket win over Flatts Victoria at Sea Breeze Oval on yesterday. Cleveland dismissed Flatts for 129 runs in 49. 1 overs and reached their target with the loss of five wickets from only 27. 1 of their allotted 66 overs. Both teams had top-order. .. Sun, 19 Aug 2018 11:45:00 EST Bermuda grab dramatic win The Bermuda Under-14 side struck twice in added time to beat Cuba 2-1 in the opening game of the Caribbean Football Union Boys Challenge Series in Cayman Islands yesterday. Coach Cecoy Robinsons side, who fell behind in the eighteenth minute, levelled in the 91st minute through La Zai Outerbridge who headed home a cross from substitute. .. Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:42:00 EST Lambe substitutedfor Cambridge Reggie Lambe was substituted early in the second half of Cambridge Uniteds 2-2 draw at Northampton Town yesterday. Gary Deegan scored a late equaliser as Cambridge twice came from behind to grab a point. Kevin van Veen put the home side ahead on two separate occasions in the second half but both times the visiting side fought back. Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:43:00 EST Ukrainian sailor given refuge A solo sailor stranded in Bermuda after he ran aground off the island on his way to a new life in the Caribbean is being helped to get back to sea. Valery Ivantsov, who fled from war-torn eastern Ukraine, was denied refugee status in Canada this summer and decided to seek a new life on the French territory of Saint Martin. But six. .. Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Evaluating retirement annuity choices This weeks article is part of the Bermuda Realistic Retirement Reviewer series, which is featured on the third Saturday of each month. A reader from Bermuda writes Gettin ready to retire from my job. Have some money saved hope it lasts! Ive also got some pension money with one of the local pension providers. I understand. .. Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST Witnessing discipleship at Word of Life camp Twin sisters Tejah and Tang Bean can attest theres a lot to do at Word of Life summer camp. From tubing and cliff jumping to canoeing, arts and crafts, swimming, rock climbing and games, there was never a dull moment for the girls at the weeklong programme. Still, the 11-year-olds admit the best thing to come from the experience was, in. .. Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST