All Stories http://www.royalgazette.com All Stories en-us Record number of entries for tournament <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/SPORT07/141029864/AR/0/AR-141029864.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The RUBiS Divisional Squash Tournament kicks off tonight with a record entry of 85 players in five adult divisions. The annual mixed tournament will feature almost all of Bermudas top ranked players. Patrick Foster, Nick Kyme, Kristen Johnson and John Fletcher have been included in the A Division along with Runa Reta, the Bermuda. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/SPORT07/141029864&source=RSS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:17:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/SPORT07/141029864&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/SPORT07/141029864/AR/0/AR-141029864.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The RUBiS Divisional Squash Tournament kicks off tonight with a record entry of 85 players in five adult divisions. The annual mixed tournament will feature almost all of Bermudas top ranked players. Patrick Foster, Nick Kyme, Kristen Johnson and John Fletcher have been included in the A Division along with Runa Reta, the Bermuda. .. St. Johns Preschool to remain closed tomorrow St. Johns Preschool will remain closed tomorrow as Belco continues to work on repairs at the school. The preschool is the only Government School that has not been able to open this week due to the after effects of Hurricane Gonzalo. A Government statement released tonight said ?Parents who have children who attend St. Johns. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029847&source=RSS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:18:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029847&source=RSS St. Johns Preschool will remain closed tomorrow as Belco continues to work on repairs at the school. The preschool is the only Government School that has not been able to open this week due to the after effects of Hurricane Gonzalo. A Government statement released tonight said ?Parents who have children who attend St. Johns. .. Business as usual within two days <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/BUSINESS/141029848/AR/0/AR-141029848.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermuda was back to business within 48 hours of a hit from Hurricane Gonzalo, company executives said yesterday. Graham Pewter, head of insurance and reinsurance firm Catlin, said the Island had prepared well for Gonazalo after an unexpected impact from Tropical Storm Fay a few days earlier. He added The emergency services,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS/141029848&source=RSS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:50:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS/141029848&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/BUSINESS/141029848/AR/0/AR-141029848.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermuda was back to business within 48 hours of a hit from Hurricane Gonzalo, company executives said yesterday. Graham Pewter, head of insurance and reinsurance firm Catlin, said the Island had prepared well for Gonazalo after an unexpected impact from Tropical Storm Fay a few days earlier. He added The emergency services,. .. Isis renamed Ikonic Fund Services Isis Fund Services will now be known as Ikonic Fund Services in the three jurisdictions in which it operates Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the United States. The company, an independent fund administrator, explained Even though it was a difficult decision to make, the board of directors and management were in full agreement that the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS/141029879&source=RSS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:48:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS/141029879&source=RSS Isis Fund Services will now be known as Ikonic Fund Services in the three jurisdictions in which it operates Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the United States. The company, an independent fund administrator, explained Even though it was a difficult decision to make, the board of directors and management were in full agreement that the. .. Ascendant falls 0.8 Ascendant Group Ltd fell 0. 8 percent in Bermuda Stock Exchange trading today. The parent company of electricity company Belco fell five cents to close on 5. 95 on the trading of 9,000 shares. Ascendant was the only domestic-board company to trade as The Royal GazetteBSX Index fell 0. 43 of a point to close on 1,379. 41. The BSX. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS06/141029851&source=RSS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:45:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS06/141029851&source=RSS Ascendant Group Ltd fell 0. 8 percent in Bermuda Stock Exchange trading today. The parent company of electricity company Belco fell five cents to close on 5. 95 on the trading of 9,000 shares. Ascendant was the only domestic-board company to trade as The Royal GazetteBSX Index fell 0. 43 of a point to close on 1,379. 41. The BSX. .. Allied World sees 30m in catastrophe losses <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/BUSINESS04/141029853/AR/0/AR-141029853.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Allied World Assurance Company Holdings profits fell plunged in the third quarter as the company booked nearly 30 million in catastrophe losses. The company, which is based in Zug, Switzerland, and has a substantial underwriting operation in Bermuda, last night reported net income of 30. 9 million, or 31 cents per share for the June. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS04/141029853&source=RSS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS04/141029853&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/BUSINESS04/141029853/AR/0/AR-141029853.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Allied World Assurance Company Holdings profits fell plunged in the third quarter as the company booked nearly 30 million in catastrophe losses. The company, which is based in Zug, Switzerland, and has a substantial underwriting operation in Bermuda, last night reported net income of 30. 9 million, or 31 cents per share for the June. .. Everest Res Q3 results beats the street <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/BUSINESS/141029855/AR/0/AR-141029855.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Everest Re is reporting third quarter operating profits of 280. 5 million or 6. 12 a share, up 37 percent on the 205 million or 4. 12 a share generated in the Q3 2013 period. The Insurance Insider, reporting on the results, said the reinsurer had significantly outperformed analysts consensus of 5. 03 a share, and added Everest Re. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS/141029855&source=RSS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:29:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS/141029855&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/BUSINESS/141029855/AR/0/AR-141029855.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Everest Re is reporting third quarter operating profits of 280. 5 million or 6. 12 a share, up 37 percent on the 205 million or 4. 12 a share generated in the Q3 2013 period. The Insurance Insider, reporting on the results, said the reinsurer had significantly outperformed analysts consensus of 5. 03 a share, and added Everest Re. .. Going off the grid may be a powerful move <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029895/AR/0/AR-141029895.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> While many Islanders have endured almost a fortnight of no power thanks to the wrath of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, those living with solar power have largely been enjoying the luxury of hot running water, fully-charged batteries, and flushable toilets. Hurricanes do pose a certain risk to solar panels, as demonstrated by. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029895&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:49:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029895&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029895/AR/0/AR-141029895.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> While many Islanders have endured almost a fortnight of no power thanks to the wrath of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, those living with solar power have largely been enjoying the luxury of hot running water, fully-charged batteries, and flushable toilets. Hurricanes do pose a certain risk to solar panels, as demonstrated by. .. Convergence 2014 will go despite wrecked tent venue <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/BUSINESS/141029871/AR/0/AR-141029871.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Organisers say next months Bermuda Convergence 2014 will go ahead, despite storm damage to the tent that was intended to host it. The tent fixed to the roof of Pier Six which provided the conference with space in which to hold the event, was demolished during the tropical weather systems of the past two weeks. However, event. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS/141029871&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:13:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS/141029871&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/BUSINESS/141029871/AR/0/AR-141029871.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Organisers say next months Bermuda Convergence 2014 will go ahead, despite storm damage to the tent that was intended to host it. The tent fixed to the roof of Pier Six which provided the conference with space in which to hold the event, was demolished during the tropical weather systems of the past two weeks. However, event. .. Drivers urged to use caution in City The Corporation of Hamilton has urged drivers and pedestrians to use caution in the city as they continue working to restore several traffic lights. City workers have focused on restoring areas that help the flow of traffic throughout the city after Hurricane Gonzalo hit the island last Friday. But work continues at the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029856&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:44:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029856&source=RSS The Corporation of Hamilton has urged drivers and pedestrians to use caution in the city as they continue working to restore several traffic lights. City workers have focused on restoring areas that help the flow of traffic throughout the city after Hurricane Gonzalo hit the island last Friday. But work continues at the. .. Front Street races rescheduled <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/SPORT13/141029858/AR/0/AR-141029858.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Bermuda Bicycle Associations IBC Front Street races, including the National Criterium Championships, which were postponed last weekend, have been rescheduled for Sunday, November 16. The event was called off because of Hurricane Gonzalo. The rescheduled races will also take place on Front Street and all registration forms. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/SPORT13/141029858&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:32:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/SPORT13/141029858&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/SPORT13/141029858/AR/0/AR-141029858.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Bermuda Bicycle Associations IBC Front Street races, including the National Criterium Championships, which were postponed last weekend, have been rescheduled for Sunday, November 16. The event was called off because of Hurricane Gonzalo. The rescheduled races will also take place on Front Street and all registration forms. .. No regrets for injured soldier <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029857/AR/0/AR-141029857.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Regiment soldier injured while he helped the post-Gonzalo relief effort has said he has no regrets about his hurricane service. Che Edmead suffered a broken leg after he was hit by a car while directing traffic during the massive clean-up of roads after Hurricane Gonzalo. Pte Edmead said It was crazy my leg is broken. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029857&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029857&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029857/AR/0/AR-141029857.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Regiment soldier injured while he helped the post-Gonzalo relief effort has said he has no regrets about his hurricane service. Che Edmead suffered a broken leg after he was hit by a car while directing traffic during the massive clean-up of roads after Hurricane Gonzalo. Pte Edmead said It was crazy my leg is broken. Charger was tower of strength <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/SPORT01/141029887/AR/0/AR-141029887.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The St Georges community is mourning the death of one of its top footballers from the 1950s and 60s. Sinclair Charger Reid, a centre back for Wellington Rovers, who also played for Bermuda select teams, died last Thursday aged 79 after suffering from leukaemia. Reid was part of the Rovers team that won the FA Challenge Cup in. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/SPORT01/141029887&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:23:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/SPORT01/141029887&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/SPORT01/141029887/AR/0/AR-141029887.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The St Georges community is mourning the death of one of its top footballers from the 1950s and 60s. Sinclair Charger Reid, a centre back for Wellington Rovers, who also played for Bermuda select teams, died last Thursday aged 79 after suffering from leukaemia. Reid was part of the Rovers team that won the FA Challenge Cup in. .. Digicel almost back to 100 percent capacity Digicels network will be back at 100 percent capacity by the end of the week, the firm announced this evening. At the close of business today Digicel confirmed that their network recovery has exceeded 95 percent. The firm said that customers can expect improved coverage in many locations island wide including Somerset,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS/141029859&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:21:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/BUSINESS/141029859&source=RSS Digicels network will be back at 100 percent capacity by the end of the week, the firm announced this evening. At the close of business today Digicel confirmed that their network recovery has exceeded 95 percent. The firm said that customers can expect improved coverage in many locations island wide including Somerset,. .. Post Office sorting centre closed <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029860/AR/0/AR-141029860.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Post Offices Processing Centre has been closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo. The building sustained damage during the Category 3 hurricane and there remains a hole in the roof of the structure. A Government spokesman said this evening that the closure may result in temporary delays in the processing and delivery. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029860&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:15:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029860&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029860/AR/0/AR-141029860.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Post Offices Processing Centre has been closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo. The building sustained damage during the Category 3 hurricane and there remains a hole in the roof of the structure. A Government spokesman said this evening that the closure may result in temporary delays in the processing and delivery. ..