All Stories All Stories en-us Burt hits out over new Chief Justice The appointment of Narinder Hargun as successor to Chief Justice Ian Kawaley is an affront to the Government, the Premier said last night. David Burt said the Government did not support the appointment and that he had told the Governor, John Rankin, during the consultation process. Mr Burt added The Governor did consult with me. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Caribbean restaurant expands to second location A Caribbean restaurant has expanded to a second location after seeing a growth in demand. DampC Grill, which opened its first eatery six years ago on Harrington Sound Road, has added another location in Middle Road, Southampton. Owners Donald Taylor, a chef by trade, and wife Cassandra Taylor, expressed gratitude for their. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Wells vows to make improvements Nahki Wells has vowed to come back stronger next season in the hope of forcing his way into Sean Dyches first-team plans at Premier League side Burnley. The Bermuda striker has not enjoyed the best of times at Turf Moor since his 5 million to the Lancashire club from top-flight rivals Huddersfield Town on transfer-deadline day last. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Confronting the issue Mariah Cordeiro vividly remembers the first time she was sexually harassed. She was 13, playing mini-golf with her family, when a man asked her to squat. After repeated requests, she gave in because she was young and didnt want confrontation. My family were there but they werent really paying attention, the Bermuda. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Baron predicts OBA will struggle in by-election The One Bermuda Alliance could struggle to hold the Warwick North East constituency, former area MP Jeff Baron predicted. Mr Baron, who resigned yesterday for family reasons, said that it would be difficult for the party to retain Constituency 25. He added The voters are clever. Theyre going to look at the. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Duffy calls for triathlon wall of noise Flora Duffy has urged island residents to make a wall of noise at MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda on Saturday. The Commonwealth champion said cheers and flag- waving could create a tremendous atmosphere for competitors. She said I just hope that really creates such a great atmosphere in the race and I think for those of us. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:08:00 EST Windrush-style warning for Bermuda A pressure group has called on the Government to continue its work to reform Bermudas immigration laws. Supporting Fair Immigration Reform warned that the island could face problems similar to those in Britain over the Windrush generation a group of people who emigrated there after the Second World War and were named after the first. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:01:00 EST Choice of Hargun as Chief Justice defended The selection of Narinder Hargun as Chief Justice was transparent and fair, according to a statement this morning from Government House. The appointment of Mr Hargun, who retired this month after serving as director and head of litigation at Conyers Dill amp Pearman, came under fire from David Burt, the Premier, after it was announced. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:57:00 EST Highs and lows of political career Jeff Baron spoke for the One Bermuda Alliance on national security before the party assumed power in 2012, and law and order remained in his portfolio over a sometimes colourful political career. Mr Baron was appointed as special adviser to Michael Dunkley, the former Premier, in 2013 while serving as senator and Junior Minister for. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Innovative womens achievements celebrated The work of women is being highlighted today as the island celebrates World Intellectual Property Day with the theme women in innovation and creativity. Walton Brown, the Minister of Home Affairs, said More than ever before, women are assuming leadership roles and are making an impact in the field of science, technology, business and. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:03:00 EST Triathlon trial run to close roads tomorrow Police today issued an advisory for motorists about traffic restrictions in the run-up to this weekends MS Amlin World Triathlon. About 100 cyclists under police escort will have a familiarisation ride tomorrow morning before of the mens and womens elite races on Saturday. A police spokesman said that officers would assist. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:36:00 EST Sansom joins BSMA in key role Nick Sansom, a senior executive with more than 30 years experience in the maritime sector, has joined the Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority as chief business development officer. Mr Sansom will focus on driving growth in the islands blue-chip shipping registry, as well as developing its ship-management and ship-finance sectors and. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:17:00 EST New-look for airport website A redesigned website for LF Wade International Airport has gone live. In a statement, Skyport described the new site as clean, simple, visually appealing and easy to use with functionality and visual appeal as a primary focus. A key feature is a flight search box, which is located on the homepage. When users go to the site to look. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:35:00 EST We must all pass on the baton Freedom Day is April 27 in South Africa, marking the republics first democratic General Election in 1994. That milestone came after decades of struggle both at home and abroad success coming at great cost, with extensive imprisonment and numerous lives lost. That movement, led by the likes of Nelson Mandela, took up the batons from. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST The most beautiful and powerful words on the planet As I grow older, the more I believe that some people appear in my life not merely by chance they carry for me some very important message that I need to recognise and understand. When I travel to Miami, I always visit Wynwood Walls. It is a one-of-a-kind outdoor museum showcasing large-scale vivid, colourful and unique graffiti by. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Expanding their horizons As well as leading the way in Steam education in Bermuda, BHS also provides its students with numerous overseas educational experiences through its membership with the Round Square Organisation. BHS has been a Global Round Square member since 2005, and is the only school in Bermuda to be a part of this international. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:00:00 EST MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda --- Live!! The Royal Gazette, in partnership with Flow Sports, is pleased to provide Bermuda with live streaming of MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda. Our coverage includes the Elite Men and Elite Women races at the following times1. 06pm - Elite Men April 284. 06pm - Elite Women April 28 Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:00:00 EST Rugby receives windfall from Green family The Green Family has donated 10,000 to the Bermuda Rugby Football Union. The money will go towards funding the BRFUs youth tour that will see players represent Bermuda at the eight annual Freeport Junior International Rugby Festival in May. Sean Field-Lament, president of the Bermuda Rugby Football Union, said We are grateful. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:44:00 EST Asthma walk set for next week Asthma charity Open Airways is to organise a short walk to celebrate 20 years of helping Bermuda breathe easier. The Love Your Lungs stroll around Hamiltons City Hall will be part of the charitys education event on Tuesday to mark World Asthma Day. A spokeswoman said Rally up your office or friends for this short lunchtime. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:09:00 EST Wires down at Harrington Sound Power lines have come down on the road in the area of Shark Hole at Harrington Sound in Hamilton Parish, police warned at 9am. Drivers were asked to use caution, according to a spokesman, with the fallen wires affecting the eastbound lane. Workmen were said to be tackling the problem. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:02:00 EST Raw recruits Paget Primary School pupils reported for duty at Warwick Camp yesterday and completed a gruelling obstacle course. The squad from the Active Learner Programme at Paget Primary School, who are on the autism spectrum, dressed in combat gear, scaled a wall, scrambled over the balance bars and crawled through barbed wire traps. The. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Smith We should have won final warm-up Bermuda suffered a ten-run defeat in their final warm-up match in Dubai ahead of the World Cricket League Division Four Tournament, which starts in Malaysia this weekend. Bermuda, who had a win and a loss in their first two preparation matches, fell just short of the 212 posted by the United Arab Emirates Blues in 46. 1 overs yesterday. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Assured Guaranty Einhorn doesnt get it Bermudian-based bond insurer Assured Guaranty has hit back after American hedge-fund manager David Einhorn said he was shorting the stock. Mr Einhorn described Assured as a melting ice cube that is paying out the drops while it still can and said his Greenlight Capital hedge fund was betting on its stock to fall. Assured responded. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Cutting through the Two Bermudas Dear Sir,Thank you for promptly publishing my letter on April 24 regarding the abandoned truck on Marsh Folly Road, a vehicle that had been left to rot for many months, but was removed by midday the same day. Thank you to the government department that jumped on it within hours. But I can only ask why was this left abandoned for. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Friends for a lifetime SpainTwelve students travelled to Spain over the break and spent time in Madrid and Toledo with host families. While in Spain, the girls immersed themselves in Spanish culture, touring palaces, museums, spending time at a Spanish school with their host sisters and of course, eating Spanish food. Year 9 student Ariadne Ward. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:00:00 EST Evans content with sacking settlement Sacked education commissioner Freddie Evans said he is content with a settlement agreement over his dismissal. Dr Evans told The Royal Gazette yesterday There is an adage that said, a good settlement leaves both sides wanting. He added Despite that, I am content with the settlement agreement and, of course, I am relieved. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Top lawyers update Bermuda Form guide Leading lawyers from global law firms Kennedys and Clyde amp Co, and Essex Court Chambers, have co-authored a significantly updated edition of an award-winning guide that assists senior claims officers and general counsels of insurers who provide coverage under the Bermuda Form insurance policy. David Scorey QC, of Essex Court. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Fray and Trott to share Bay captaincy Terryn Fray will captain the Baileys Bay Open League team upon his return from Malaysia where he is leading the Bermuda side, with Rodney Trott insisting this will be his last season at the helm of the 50-overs team. The reintroduction of Open cricket has already seen clubs using the competition to groom young players, with Sinclair. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Smaller schedule will help teams compete Cardwell Robert Cardwell, the Bermuda Power Boat Association commodore, believes that the shortened race schedule for the upcoming season will enable more teams to compete on a regular basis. The BPBA have broken away from the norm and scheduled six race days for the upcoming season to run between May 13 and September 2. Cardwell said the. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:01:00 EST Stepping out of our comfort zone ThailandThirteen Year 10 and 11 students had the experience of a lifetime over the Easter Break when they travelled to Thailand on a Round Square Service project to build a water tank for a small village. They stayed in Omkoi and each day travelled to the village where they had breakfast, and helped mix concrete and pour it over. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Children upset over theft of Ag Show exhibits Organisers of the Agricultural Show are to look at tougher security for future events after several exhibits were stolen this year. About seven exhibits, including some created by young children, were found to be missing after last weeks three-day family event. One father, whose sons plants were taken, described the acts as. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Political rot in Nicaragua Nicaragua is a volcanic nation, geologically and politically. Forty years ago, seemingly out of nowhere, a series of popular eruptions shook the entrenched regime of Anastasio Somoza, who fell from power on July 19, 1979. Today, one of the revolutionary architects of that dictators ouster, Sandinista party chief Daniel Ortega, rules the. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST RQ subsidiary has new underwriting partner A subsidiary of Bermudian-based RampQ Investment Holdings Ltd has struck a new underwriting partnership with a focus on non-standard auto insurance. RampQ said that from May 1 its Accredited Surety and Casualty Company is to underwrite on behalf of Renaissance Managing General Agency, LLC, a Miami, Florida-based MGA. Renaissance. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST An Amazonian adventure EcuadorA group of 18 Secondary students embarked on a service project to the Amazonian Rainforest in Ecuador to help lay the foundation for new classrooms in the community of Cruz-Chikta. The students arrived in Quito, Ecuador, on April 7, 2018, ready for a new adventure and to help others. After a day in old Quito, they set off. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:00:00 EST Treatment Court for man on remand A 59-year-old man who pleaded guilty to leading police on a pursuit was remanded to drug treatment court Brian Fleming, of Hamilton Parish, pleaded guilty to driving in a dangerous manner, failing to stop for police, use of an unlicensed motorbike and having no third-party insurance in Magistrates Court on Monday. The court heard. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:09:00 EST Making killers into stars There it was again. On the car radio after this morning's school drop-off The killer's motives are unknown. Maybe you heard it on the evening news. Maybe it popped into your mobile device. Maybe it appeared in the morning paper. The killer's motives are unknown. Which killer? I'm not naming names. This. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Study reveals new information on lionfish diet A new study has examined the diet of the invasive lionfish across the Atlantic. Bermudian researcher Corey Eddy, one of the authors of the article, said the. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Sport Scoreboard, April 26, 2018 For the latest results from Bermuda and around the world, click on the PDF link under Related Media Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Scholarship deadline approaches Students are reminded that the deadline for a scholarship designed to attract more Bermudians into the insurance industry is MondayThe scholarship is managed by Hamilton Groups community giving committee and amounts to 25,000 a year for the last two years of undergraduate study. The groups website said We want to make sure. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST More than 90 buses cancelled yesterday More than 90 bus trips were cancelled yesterday afternoon,A notice, published on the Government web portal, listed 92 cancelled buses, all of which were scheduled to leave between 3. 15pm and 6. 30pm. No official reason was given for the high number of cancellations. A spokesman for. .. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:12:00 EST Belco aims to reduce cost of electricity This rotten and damaged electricity cable dates back to 1951, the year when the Royal Naval Dockyard officially closed as a British military facility and Earl Cameron made his big-screen debut in Pool of London. After 67 years of service within the islands electricity distribution grid, it has finally given up the ghost. The burnt-out. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Roberts Nations League will help grow Bermudian game Jason Roberts believes the Concacaf Nations League will help create a professional environment for football in the region and drive opportunity for countries such as Bermuda. Roberts, the former West Bromwich Albion and Blackburn Rovers striker, attended the Bermuda Football Association awards ceremony and symposium last week in his. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:53:00 EST 1963 Floral Pageant queen returns for triathlon Nancy Missett was more than a little sceptical when her daughter suggested she enter a triathlon. After all, she was about to turn 75. I said, At my age?, laughed the retired teacher. My daughter did a triathlon last summer in New York. I just thought it was astounding doing something like that. She said, Mum, I think you could do. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Racing driver ordered to repay 70,000 An American drag car racer has been forced to pay back 70,000 to a Bermudian-based insurance company for misrepresenting the top speed of his vehicle. Mark Woodruff told the insurer his car could not complete a 220-yard course in less than 4. 2 seconds. Mr Woodruff received a payout after a crash, but the insurer discovered he had. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Caines to address gang contract cancellation The cancellation of the contract with an American-based organisation designed to fight gang violence will be discussed in the House of Assembly on Friday. Wayne Caines, the Minister of National Security, will address the cancellation of the Operation Ceasefire contract in a ministerial statement. A spokesman for the National. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST A man well remembered for establishing firsts Olympic sailor James Jimmy Kempe has died at the age of 94. An engraver whose handiwork adorned trophies as well as gifts to visiting dignitaries, Mr Kempe represented the island twice at the Olympic Games in Melbourne in 1956 and Rome in 1960. Flying to Australia in a propeller plane as a member of Bermudas first Olympic. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Traffic plans announced for triathlon Police have listed diversions that will affect the islands roads during MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda on Saturday. Certain stores in Hamilton will remain open, with some establishments choosing to extend their hours of business. Traffic into the city and central parishes will be affected from 4am until the end of the days. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Family reasons behind Baron decision to quit Family reasons and new career opportunities are behind One Bermuda Alliance rising star Jeff Barons decision to quit politics. Mr Baron said the decision came at a critical time in his life. He added Now is the time where I had to take a good look at the next five years or so. This is a critical time for me personally, with an. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:32:00 EST Bermuda Regiment salutes royal birth Shots rang out at Albouys Point last night as the island celebrated the latest addition to the Royal Family. The Royal Bermuda Regiment fired a gun salute at 6pm, followed by a rifle volley, in honour of the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridges third child, a son who is fifth in line to the throne. John Rankin, the. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Canada not immune to overpolicing in black communities For many Canadians, the viral Starbucks video is both shocking and abhorrent. The incident, like the Stephon Clark shooting in Sacramento, California, sparked broader public discussions about the ubiquity of racial injustice in the United States. However, for most Canadians, racism in policing continues to be treated as an exclusively. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Separate but equal Dear Sir,I write in regard to your article about Emily Nagel published in ltigtThe Royal Gazetteltigt on April 12, 2018. Your second paragraph refers to her as Bermudian. While she is competing in the Volvo Ocean Race with BER on the back of her life jacket, with the express permission of the Bermuda Sailing Association and. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Suspended sentence for man who beat girlfriend A 44-year-old father of eight was handed a suspended prison sentence yesterday for beating up an ex-girlfriend. Desai Jones, of Warwick, was given an 18-month prison sentence, but magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo suspended the sentence for two years. Jones was also given two years probation and ordered to undergo anger management and. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Mudslides impact Chubbs income Catastrophe losses from mudslides in California impacted first quarter income for Chubb Ltd. The company has reported a profit of 1. 08 billion, or 2. 30 per share, for the first three months of the year. That is 11 million lower than the net income achieved during the corresponding period last year. Core operating income was 1. 09. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:06:00 EST Community gardeners graduate The latest crop of graduates of a gardening workshop have been awarded certificates. A total of 30 people took part in the latest Grow, Eat Save community gardening course, designed to teach people how to grow their own food while saving money on their grocery bills. A spokeswoman for the programme said Benefits of the successful. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:16:00 EST Car hits airport fence A car crashed into the security fence at LF Wade International Airport on Sunday. Police said the car was being driven in the westbound lane when it left the road about 7. 30pm. The car was damaged as well as a section of the airport fencing. No one was injured and police have appealed for witnesses. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:48:00 EST Watts island can host top basketball tournaments The president of the Bermuda Basketball Association wants to bring international tournaments and American college teams to the island. Rickey Watts said the biggest hurdle to bring a tournament is facilities, but said he had has positive conversations with the Bermuda Tourism Authority in regards to bringing an event here. Bermuda. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:01:00 EST RA mulls compensation for internet outages Compensating customers for internet service outages is one of a raft of ideas being considered by telecommunications regulators. Other ideas include the moratorium on issuing new Integrated Communications Operating Licences ICOLs being reviewed and new regulations being put in place to protect the islands internet network if an. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Our buses should be spick and span Dear Sir,So Scars will be advertising on the back of the bus windows. Ive noticed for some time now that the buses are filthy, especially the outside. I called the bus terminal in Devonshire and asked if the terminal has a bus wash and whether it was working. I was told yes they do, but the buses just come into the. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Stress less about getting the perfect look A few weeks ago, my fellow fitness enthusiast shared with you all her experience after running an amazing 5K. Betty Doyling was feeling pretty good about herself until a gentleman who watched the race told her she could be unstoppable if she lost a bit of weight. Talk about deflating someones balloon, right?The exchange. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST Butterfield shares up 0.5 Shares of Butterfield Bank rose by 25 cents, or 0. 5 per cent, to 47. 75 after 1,300 traded on The Royal GazetteBSX Index. On the New York Stock Exchange, Butterfields shares were down nine cents, or 0. 19 per cent, at 48. 53. On the local exchange, 600 shares of Ascendant Group Ltd traded with no change to the closing price of. .. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:47:00 EST