All Stories All Stories en-us Students launch Bermuda captive An American university has chosen Bermuda as its domicile for the first known student-run captive insurance company. Students enrolled in the Davey Risk Management and Insurance Programme at Butler Universitys Lacy School of Business in Indianapolis, Indiana, were granted licensing approval from the Bermuda Monetary Authority this month. .. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:12:00 EST Harbour Nights is back Frog and Onion Pub invite you to take advantage of the summer sunshine with some BeachPaddle Tennis on Mondays from May 1st. From 6pm until 9pm in the Victualling Yard, tennis expert Mark Cordeiro will be there to help you hone your skills. There is no cover charge and this will continue weekly until September 25th. For more. .. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:30:00 EST Hamilton Re strikes deal with Sompo Canopius Bermudas Hamilton Re has bought the renewal rights to Canopius Underwriting Bermudas excess casualty book of business. And Sompo Canopius underwriters Stephen Hartwig and Jeremy Wright are set to join Hamilton Re. Mr Hartwig will be chief underwriting officer for casualty insurance while Mr Wright will be senior vice-president. .. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:25:00 EST Police seek witnesses after attack Police have appealed to the public for help after a man was attacked as he used a cash point. At about 1pm on Friday officers responded to a reported disturbance on Water Street in St. Georges. It appears that a man using an HSBC ATM was attacked by another man, a spokesman said. Apparently other men then joined in, until. .. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:14:00 EST Proceeds of crime forfeited More than 60,000 seized when a criminal was arrested in Bermuda will be deposited into the islands Confiscated Assets Fund. Police seized 64,600 when Billy Odoch was arrested in 2015 and later charged with a raft of fraud offences. Last Friday Magistrate Archibald Warner granted authorities a forfeiture order for the cash that. .. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:11:00 EST Homeless centre will cost 4m Refitting the old Bishop Spencer School as a fully equipped centre for Bermudas homeless would require 4 million, according to Major Frank Pittman, Bermudas Salvation Army divisional commander. But the replacement for the charitys dilapidated facility will not be, by any stretch of the imagination, just a shelter, Major Pittman told. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST The cost of retirement Do you know what it will be for you? This week and next we discuss various methods from Do-It-Yourself easy to complex modelling systems that can be used to project where you will be in retirement. First, you will need to know what the your costs for a minimally satisfactory lifestyle are. Why minimal? Well, if you know what you. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Team NZ finally sail on Great Sound Emirates Team New Zealand finally sailed their Americas Cup Class yacht on the Great Sound for the first time today. Skipper Glenn Ashby has been like a cat on a hot tin roof waiting to get back out on the boat named New Zealand Aotearoa. When you look at the calendar it actually hasnt been too long since we last sailed in. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:35:00 EST Hopkins edges Oliveira again in Grand Prix Kaden Hopkins edged defending champion and Winners Edge team-mate Matthew Oliveira by four one-thousandths of a second in the road race of the Butterfield Bermuda Grand Prix at Southside today. Hopkins, who recorded the fastest time in the hill climb last night in St Georges when he clocked 45. 373 seconds, finished the second stage race. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:31:00 EST Turning difficulties into miracles Lawyer Shaunt Simons could have been down about not finding a full-time job. Instead, she saw it as an opportunity from God. The 23-year-old spent six weeks helping poverty-stricken people in Thailand and India. The life-changing experience deepened her trust in the Lord. Ive learnt through this that if it is His will, He. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Eye test can help diagnose Alzheimers A simple eye test can help diagnose Alzheimers Disease years before memory problems start, according to a visiting ophthalmologist. Clement Trempe, who spoke at Bermudas first Alzheimers and Dementia summit, revealed that the eye and the brain are affected by the same neurodegenerative diseases. People think the eye is not part. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Butterfield third in Texas Tyler Butterfield broke the eight-hour barrier to finish third in the Ironman North American Championship in The Woodlands, Texas. The Bermudian finished in 7hours 58min 29sec. Tyler exited the water with a lead group that included Andrew Starykowicz of the USA and, as expected, Starykowicz used his biking ability to post a very quick 4. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:52:00 EST Hopkins edges Oliveira again in Grand Prix Kaden Hopkins edged defending champion and Winners Edge team-mate Matthew Oliveira by four one-thousandths of a second in the road race of the Butterfield Bermuda Grand Prix at Southside today. Hopkins, who recorded the fastest time in the hill climb last night in St Georges when he clocked 45. 373 seconds, finished the second stage race. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:32:00 EST Craftswoman Barbara Millett dies, aged 80 Barbara Millett, a dedicated upholsterer, quiet philanthropist and mentor to young Bermudian women, has died at the age of 80. Over the decades, Mrs Millett mastered a once classic traditional craft, becoming inseparably associated with her upholstery shop at 11 Curving Avenue. It was a neighbourhood that she loved, having grown up. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Rawlins and Sussex defeated in two days Sussexs cricketers returned to Hove two days early today after they were thrashed by Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge, going down by an innings and 88 runs on the second day of their four-day match. Bermudian Delray Rawlins, playing in his second Specsavers County Championship match, was dismissed for four in the first innings and a. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:35:00 EST Calls for a living wage in Bermuda Introducing a living wage in Bermuda could be a vital step in addressing economic disparity, according to presentations made to a Parliamentary Joint Select Committee. At a public meeting at St Pauls Centennial Church Hall on Thursday, a series of speakers called the establishment of a living wage an ethical move as much as an economic. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Lesson for those who disrespect decency The recent fall from grace by one of Americas most celebrated news hosts on a major television news station was far more than just another incident where women have endured demeaning and indecent comments by men who consider themselves above having to answer to anyone over how they treat women. These people often also resent being. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Nicol claims maiden title in legendary final Third time proved to be a charm for Peter Nicol, who captured a maiden Legends of Squash title after dethroning champion David Palmer 14-12, 7-11, 14-12 in an epic final pitting two former world champions against each other. The Scotsman recovered from a late wobble in the opening game to take early control of the match. But. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST A day in the life of TeamBDA TeamBDA has been training full-time since January of this year as they prepare to take on 11 other nations in the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup in June. Their training schedule is rigorous and thorough. Although their schedule can vary depending on the weather, below is what a typical day looks like for the young athletes who make up. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EST Samuels new garden will feed the needy A man who has dedicated his life to helping others is about to spread his generosity even further. Samuel Lynch, 71, has started a new vegetable garden that will help to feed those in Bermuda who are in need. Having secured a private patch of land in Flatts Village, Mr Lynch is now looking forward to harvesting the first crops in. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Students impress experts with robotics skills An ROV robot developed by Warwick Academy students has earned high praise from leading engineers and scientists. The team that developed the lionfish catching Guardian LF1 submersible unveiled at Ariel Sands this week paid a visit to the school on Thursday morning to talk to students in the after school robotics club and drew. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Politicians, please take the high road Like during Cup Match, when the competitive spirit is at fever pitch, every opportunity to score an advantage draws a dramatic and heightened response. Just the sound of a nick of the ball will draw a loud appeal Hows he yelled by the players and even the crowd at times. The Rick Olson blooper was such a nick, reminiscent of the. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST St Jamess holds market mall TODAY St Philip AME Church Join us at 8am for our Mens Day prayer breakfast. Pastor Leroy Bean of Transfiguration Ministries will speak on Corinthians 128-10 Go, turn your weaknesses into strengths. Donations of 20 will be taken. 102 Harrington Sound, Smiths. Telephone 293-0194 or 293-6629 for more information. St Jamess. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Hand shows a really neat Declarer play Quite a few things happening at the Bridge Club for you to note in your diaries. Firstly, the evening games on Mondays May 1 and 8 have been cancelled as a number of Open pairs will be away in Guatemala for the CACBF event. Secondly, commencing May 9, the Tuesday and Thursday evening games will now have a starting time of 6. 30pm in. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST A win for the ages As we countdown to the 35th Americas Cup The Royal Gazette will bring you one fun fact a day about the boats, the sailors, the crew, or the history of this illustrious competition. There are now 34 days until the month-long sporting spectacle gets under way. If May and June are anything like the previous edition in 2013, then Bermuda is. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Biggest win of career for Hawley Erica Hawley recorded the biggest win of her young collegiate career yesterday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama when she won the womens draft legal sprint at the USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships. Hawley, a freshman, helped make it a clean sweep for the University of Colorado triathlon team after Dan Feeney, a 26-year-old. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Its unwise to give beyond your means Dear Dave,My wife and I are debt-free except for our home, and were on Baby Steps 4 and 5. Recently, we were asked to make a large donation to a charity we already support. We dont have the full cash amount they asked for on hand, and after hearing that, they said we could make monthly instalment payments until the donation amount was. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Getting to the heart of the action The Americas Cup Village opens to the public on Friday May 26 for the first Louis Vuitton Americas Cup Qualifier races and an elaborate Bermuda-themed opening ceremony. A detailed transportation plan has been developed with the help of Marine amp Ports and other government agencies to ensure that thousands of spectators can travel to. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EST Autism speaker embraced inner werewolf Like the shape-shifting villain from childhood tales he has identified with for most of his life, Wolf Dunaways relationship with the werewolf has transformed through the years. The 57-year-old IT specialist from Towson, Maryland, located just north of Baltimore, will today be sharing his perspectives as an adult living with autism at. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Lets learn from Olson controversy The recent posting on Facebook by businessman Rick Olson was bound to be controversial. Depicting black protesters as worthy of being hanged, drawn, and quartered could only conjure up images from an era when these things actually happened to blacks men, women and children. Whatever the intention of Mr Olson, it was clearly. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Hopkins holds slight edge over Oliveira Kaden Hopkins holds a slim lead over defending Mens A champion and Winners Edge team-mate, Matthew Oliveira, while Nicole Mitchell leads womens champion Alyssa Rowse following the first stage of the Butterfield Bermuda Grand Prix last evening in St Georges. Hopkins recorded the best time in the hill climb, 45. 373 seconds in the 600. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Future is bright for Dockyard When I announced my resignation as the chairman of the West End Development Corporation recently, I said in this newspaper that more had been achieved in the past four years than had been accomplished in the previous 40. While I hope I have played a small part in that, credit must go to the entire Wedco team who have worked tirelessly to. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EST Thanks so much for your generosity, Bermuda Dear Sir, As the zone chairperson of the Lions Clubs of Bermuda, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Bermudian public who gave so generously to our recent White Cane tag days held on Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11, 2017. A heartfelt thanks to The Corporation of Hamilton for giving us permission, Chamber of. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Rawlins and Co face uphill task ltbgtTrent Bridge first day of four Sussex elected to field first Sussex 3pts trail Nottinghamshire by 436 runs with seven wickets remaining in the first inningsltbgtDelray Rawlins and his Sussex team-mates have their work cut out for them after the first day of their Specsavers County Championship second division match. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Cup officials set out stall in St Georges This year marks the second time the Americas Cup will be participating in the St Georges Marine Expo. This years expo will take place tomorrow from 11am to 6pm in the St Georges town square. The Americas Cup Endeavour Program will be offering taster sessions from 11am to 230pm. It is a great opportunity to learn about the. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EST Astwood rejoins Team Japan Connor Astwood has given up his spot on Team BDAs Red Bull Youth Americas Cup squad to rejoin SoftBank Team Japan. Astwood, who is of Japanese-Bermudian descent, had been working with Team Japan on a full-time basis until last January when he began training full-time with Bermudas Youth Americas Cup entry. He will now resume his. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Hospitality at heart of successful bid The year 1983 proved to be the turning point between the amateurCorinthian efforts, and professional sailing. Dennis Conner lost the Americas Cup after 132 years of Americas successful defence. This culminated with the proper beginning of professionalism in sailing. No longer was it acceptable that sailors could race out of. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EST Simons an injury doubt for Chesterfield Rai Simons is a doubt for Sky Bet League One side Chesterfield today against Charlton Athletic after picking up a first-half injury in Mondays defeat by Scunthorpe United, which sealed Chesterfields relegation. The Bermuda striker was given a rare start this season, but was forced off after 33 minutes after picking up an injury. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Punching above their weight Bermemes has become a big part of our Bermudian social media culture, expanding their reach beyond our 21 square miles. Through their social media outreach they have shone a spotlight on our beautiful island and its people, and given us cause to laugh and reflect. In a video on the Americas Cup website Qian Dickinson and Dejon. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EST Five to receive Order of Merit from BFA Robert Emmett, Allan Young, Carneal Smith and Charles Marshall and Dr Gerard Bean, both former presidents of the Bermuda Football Association, will receive Order of Merit awards at tonights Awards Ceremony at CedarBridge Academy. Emmett is the long-serving secretary of Robin Hood and was the driving force behind the clubs transition. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST In Bermuda, were close to the bonefish Whether the fish know it or not, the angling season is just over a week away. Traditionally heralded as commencing on May 1st, there is no longer the extravaganza that was the Opening Day Tournament. Later known as the Louis Mowbray Tournament, this was a bit of a misnomer because it was held on the first Sunday of May, even though it. .. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Sport Scoreboard, April 22, 2017 For the latest results from Bermuda and around the world, click on the PDF link under Related Media Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Restaurants to put houses in order Front Street restaurants have pledged to up their game after the Liquor Licensing Authority warned that they could be operating outside of their licence. The watchdog raised concerns that the Bermuda Bistro, Pickled Onion, Docksiders and Caf Cairo appeared to morph into nightclubs after 10pm in contravention of their restaurant. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Cargo boom sparking dock delays The upcoming Americas Cup has sparked a boom at Bermudas docks but turnaround times have slowed as containers and other goods pile up on the wharf. Warren Jones, chief executive officer of Stevedoring Services parent company Polaris Holding, said This is unusual based on recent years, definitely. Its related to the. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Famous aiming to rise to new challenge Sakari Famous hopes to reach new heights when she competes at the Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas this summer. The promising high jumper is aiming to eclipse her personal best, which stands at 1. 80 metres, at the sixth edition of the Youth Games. Rohaan Simons, the Bermuda National Athletics Association jumping coach, is. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Wiener takes it all Five years ago, Richard Burchall stuck a beef frankfurter inside some Johnny bread. Co-workers at Black Horse Tavern, the St Davids restaurant he then worked at, convinced the head chef he was on to a hit. I love experimenting, he said. I thought, lets see how this goes. I slapped the dough around the hot dog and deep. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST New salvo at Lahey alleges pact with Brown The Bermuda Government has accused the Lahey Clinic of hatching a secret pact with Ewart Brown, the former premier, for a calculated fraud on the people of Bermuda in its latest court submission. The publicly available documents were filed today to counter Laheys request for the court to halt divulging extensive evidence spanning its. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:49:00 EST Green campaigners concerned by closure A government department dedicated to ensuring the island's sustainability has been dismantled, leading green campaigners to fear that environmental issues are not a priority. The Sustainable Development Department was formed to put into action the Sustainable Development Implementation Plan, a voluminous report released by the. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Family spectacle appeals to young and old For many Bermuda families, the annual Ag Show is a multi-generational affair. For more than 35 years, Warwick resident Anne Cherry has been involved with the show both professionally and personally. In 1981, she marked her first visit to the show as then exhibition secretary, working at the event for the 20 years that followed. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST AC superyacht offer for seniors Seniors will be able to watch Americas Cup races on board a 157ft superyacht, thanks to a partnership between Caroline Bay Marina and Age Concern. The two teamed up after a senior, who contacted the marina to ask about the races, noted that there were no opportunities for seniors on a fixed income. It touched our hearts to hear. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Palmer in final as Franklin aims for third David Palmer, the defending champion, reached another Legends of Squash final at the Bermuda Squash Racquets Association when he came from behind to beat Nick Taylor and set up a meeting with Peter Nicol tomorrow night. Taylor was halfway to an upset when he won a first game tie-break 15-13 in the final round robin match in the Randall. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Pati practice codes still not released Critical guidelines to ensure civil servants deal properly with public access to information requests have yet to be released, more than two years after the law came into effect. The absence of the practice codes was flagged up by information commissioner Gita Gutierrez in her offices first annual report last year, when she warned. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Americas Cup 35 days to go Another milestone is celebrated today with just 35 days to go before the start of the 35th Americas Cup. And the occasion will be marked with a fireworks display over Hamilton Harbour, starting at 8. 30 tonight. Also throughout the today Americas Cup Village Grandstand tickets for Monday, May 29 and Tuesday, May 30 will be. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:52:00 EST We need to put a brake on pricing of electric cars Dear Sir,The pricing for electric cars in Bermuda just doesnt make sense to me. In the rest of the world, electric cars cost more batteries and new tech are expensive. However, the economics of car pricing in Bermuda is vastly different because of the very high duty rate on importation. For traditional gas cars, it is 75 per cent. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Road safety plea aftergraphic documentary The group responsible for a groundbreaking documentary highlighting the carnage on Bermudas roads has called for graduated licence programmes for young motorcyclists. A Piece of the Rock has also urged the Bermuda Government to introduce random roadside breath tests as well as speed cameras to tackle the islands unspoken. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EST Bermuda young makers showcased A two-day event is celebrating Bermudas young makers. The first ever Youth Maker Faire, tomorrow and Sunday just outside the entrance to the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, will serve to showcase what Bermudas makers have been up to. Bermudas maker movement is part of an overarching term that includes independent. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:43:00 EST St Georges ferry dock near completion A new ferry dock in St Georges is nearing completion, but ferry service to Hunters Wharf will not begin until Wednesday. The construction of a new ferry dock began last year in advance of increased cruise ship service to the town this summer. While the summer ferry schedule is set to come into effect on Monday, summer service to. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:30:00 EST Marine Expo will feature AC team The Americas Cup has a full slate of activities planned for the St Georges Marine Expo this Sunday. A press release from ACBDA listed the following schedule for the event, which begins at 11am in the Town Square Americas Cup sailor autographs. Sailors will take part in a mini regatta using Americas Cup Endeavour Programme. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:22:00 EST AC appoints safety provider An English company which specialises on water safety has been appointed as the official Americas Cup safety provider. Based in Gosport, Hampshire, the firm Crewsaver will be bringing all of the safety equipment needed for their chase boats including life jackets, helmets, first aid kits, knives, pyrotechnics and man-overboard. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:55:00 EST Governor and guests celebrate Queens birthday The Governor entertained local residents from a wide-cross section of the community to mark the Queens birthday. John Rankin welcomed guests at Government House for what become has become an annual tradition. Among those present were first-time attendees who had applied for an invitation to attend through an online ballot as well. .. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:11:00 EST