All Stories All Stories en-us Leaders blamed for voter unrest Veteran political figures have faulted the leadership of both parties for electoral disillusionment exposed this week in a poll by ltigtThe Royal Gazette. ltigtDisgruntled voters from right across the spectrum regularly voice dissatisfaction to a lunch group of former MPs that includes Progressive Labour Party veteran Reginald. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Douglas and Zeta-Jones island home for sale The Bermuda mansion owned by Hollywood superstars Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones is up for sale with a price tag of more than 10. 6 million. Mr Douglas is the son of Diana Dill, a Bermudian who became an actor and model in the US and who died last year and American movie legend Kirk Douglas. He is also co-owner of the. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Four-goal display not good enough for Hollis Good things come to those who wait. This was certainly the case for Shayne Hollis, the North Village forward, whose patience finally paid dividends in his teams triumph over Boulevard at Police Field at the weekend. Hollis opened his seasons account in spectacular fashion by, not only notching the first hat-trick of the Premier. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Barbara and Eds lifelong love Barbara Lambert had always loved children and prayed for a big family. Still, she wasnt quite expecting to have 13. When I prayed I didnt mean that many, the 90-year-old laughed. As it turned out, however, having a large family was a blessing for her and husband Ed Lambert. God blessed us with 13 good children. They never. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Murder weapon found in St Georges Harbour The gun used to shoot Rickai Swan dead outside Southampton Rangers Sports Club was discovered on the shoreline of St Georges Harbour, a court has heard. Prosecutors told jurors yesterday that a little over two months after Mr Swan had been murdered on October 23, 2015, officers executed a search warrant at a Wellington Slip Road. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Objection made to COI about airport deal probe A formal objection has been made by the Bermuda Government to the investigation of the airport redevelopment project by the Commission of Inquiry. The commission which will hold a public hearing at 10am tomorrow said in a brief statement this afternoon that the Government had now followed proper procedure and sent written. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:12:00 EST Doctors sceptical over reworked health Bill Contentious legislation aimed at regulating private healthcare providers and the equipment they use is due to be retabled in Parliament in November but some doctors fear they still wont be happy with the reworked Bill. ltigtThe Royal Gazetteltigt understands that after a number of meetings between Bermuda Health Council and a. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Airport staff win deal with Project Co Project Co, the new company poised to assume operations at LF Wade International Airport, has agreed to union requests after staff raised concerns over a letter of employment sent out earlier this month. Chris Furbert, the president of the Bermuda Industrial Union, said the September 12 letter from Project Co, which workers had been. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:29:00 EST Hamilton restaurant robbed at gunpoint An armed robber aimed a gun at the chef of a Hamilton restaurant on Sunday night, demanding cash, according to the owner. While the culprit escaped, fleeing Wok Express with a quantity of cash, no one was injured in the incident. Owner Gilles Calliere said he was not present when the robbery took place, but he was told that the. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:01:00 EST Sending off cost us the game, says Wells Nahki Wells has admitted his annoyance with Huddersfield Town team-mate Rajiv van La Parra who was dismissed after just 25 minutes away to Reading at the weekend. Huddersfield lost the match 1-0 to cost them top spot in the Sky Bet Championship, with Wells believing his teams fortunes could have been very different had Van La Parra kept. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST On the road to recovery Some 20 clients, staff members and supporters of the Salvation Army marched proudly through the streets of Hamilton yesterday morning in the name of addiction recovery. The walk was one of several events being staged during the month of September which is designated Recovery Month. This is the seventh edition of the event, aimed. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Leverock in no rush to commit to Islanders Dant Leverock is in no rush to sort out his future and will explore other options before deciding whether to remain at United Soccer League side Harrisburg City Islanders. Leverock has made no secret of his desire to play in Major League Soccer and believes he is getting closer to achieving his ambition after two seasons with Harrisburg. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Airport deal can only spell a future of debt ltigtMr Speaker, there is no doubt that the biggest threat to the future prospects of the way of life we enjoy in Bermuda today is the problem of the Government deficit and public debt. #8221ltigt - Bob Richards 2016 Budget StatementBob Richards is on record as stating that the biggest issue we have to confront as a. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Dunkley view of politicians understandable Michael Dunkley, the Premier, has called on the disaffected Bermudian public to help improve the islands political system through increased participation. A ltigtRoyal Gazette pollltigt published yesterday revealed that 57 per cent of people believed that both the One Bermuda Alliance and the Progressive Labour Party had too. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Premier to host forums for Bermudians in UK Bermudians who are living, working and studying in Britain will be able to meet with Michael Dunkley, the Premier, at two networking forums next month. According to the islands London Office, the first will be held on Monday at Stirlings Bar and Lounge in Birmingham, from 7pm to 9pm and it will be the first such meeting offered outside. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:33:00 EST Deadlines near for tourism business deals Entrepreneurs seeking business partnerships with the Bermuda Tourism Authority for 2017 have been reminded to submit their paperwork by the months end. The Tourism Experiences Investment application process, and the Live Entertainment Showcase request for proposal process, both close on September 30. The experiences investment. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:00:00 EST New tune takes off for Thirdstory A New York following continues to grow for Thirdstory, an R amp Bfolk trio including Bermudian singer Ben Lusher, which has just been featured in the ltigtNew York Post. ltigtThirdstory kicked off the Bermuda Festival in January, and have most recently been covered for the success of their song ltigtG Train,ltigt. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:07:00 EST French movie at BUEI Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:58:00 EST Traffic delays after oil spill in Southampton Motorists heading west are warned about traffic delays after an oil spill in Southampton. The incident happened at about 3pm on Middle Road, in the area of Whale Bay, and has led to diversions along the Railway Trail. At 4. 40pm, the Bermuda Police Service said traffic was backed up as far as Barnes Corner. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:53:00 EST No fee rise at hospital Bermuda Hospitals Board has announced there will be no increase in fees for the islands hospitals for the year 201617. The arrangement is not without challenges, a statement said this afternoon increasing numbers of patients are turning up both King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and the Mid-Atlantic Wellness institute. However,. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:30:00 EST Rubis unveils anniversary charity promotion Rubis Energy Bermuda is celebrating its tenth anniversary with the Fuelling 4 a Cause charity promotion. From tomorrow until Wednesday, November 9, Rubis will donate 5 cents per gallon of fuel sold at its service stations to 12 good causes chosen by its judging panel. Customers can also vote online for their favourite among the. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:56:00 EST Bounce for Autism bouncier than ever The Tomorrows Voices charity is hosting its sixth annual Bounce for Autism fun day at Southampton Rangers on Saturday. The event, which will raise awareness of autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities, is described as organisers as bigger and more bouncier than ever. Between 2pm to 8pm, activities will include. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:21:00 EST Learn about Pati at a panel discussion Find out how you can make the most of your right to know at a panel discussion tomorrow. The Information Commissioners Office is hosting the event, Just Ask, Looking Back and Looking Ahead at Our Right to Know at Hallet Hall, Bermuda College, from 6pm to 7. 30pm. Panellists will discuss how the lack of access to information. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:23:00 EST Survey launched for long-term residents A group who campaigned in support of the controversial Pathways to Status legislation have launched an online survey to collect information about long-term resident non-Bermudians. The survey by the We Support Pathways Facebook group is hoped to build a profile of those who would benefit from the proposed. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:11:00 EST Injured motorcyclist out of intensive care A Barbadian motorcyclist seriously injured in a crash in Pembroke on September 3 has been transferred to a general ward at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. The 36-year-old, who was hurt in the accident at the junction of Lane Hill and Cavendish Road, had previously been in the Intensive Care Unit. This morning, he was said to be. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:08:00 EST Car stolen in Hamilton Parish A white Kia Sportage was stolen from outside a home in Hilltop Drive, Hamilton Parish. The Bermuda Police Service are appealing for help tracking down the vehicle, licence plate 16306, which was taken between 11pm on Sunday and 7am on Monday. Anyone with information should call police on 295-0011. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:57:00 EST Venning Bermuda trio played very well Gary Venning, Bermudas non-playing captain, gave his teams showing at the World Amateur Team Championships in Riviera, Mexico, the proverbial thumbs up. Jarryd Dillas, Eric West and Mark Phillips placed 49th among the 71 countries competing in challenging courses in hot and humid conditions nearing 100 degrees. The 72-hole. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Committed to making progress and doing more The One Bermuda Alliance was elected to provide Bermuda with more transparent, more accountable and more responsible government. With those goals before us, we have made big strides in progressing freedom of information, transparency, accountability and responsible spending. It is a work in progress because we are trying to. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Obamas failed legacy on child soldiers President Barack Obama will leave office having failed to use the tools at his disposal to make significant progress on getting child soldiers off the battlefield. That is the consensus among human rights groups who point out that for six consecutive years, the Obama Administration has subverted American law requiring the president to sanction. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Rio trip temptation too great Dear Sir,One has to smile at the childish and expensive antics of our politicians when a foreign trip is dangled before them. I am, of course, referring to the trip to Rio de Janeiro by sports minister Sylvan Richards and his permanent secretary, Wayne Carey, who according to your report of September 22 flew business class to. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Call to remember Clarence Hill Dear Sir,I have just returned from visiting family and friends in Bermuda. While there I read with great interest an article by Khalid Wasi on Clarence Hill. Still the smallest population to win a medal and what a great boxer. Two years ago, I visited Controversy Boxing Gym on Queen Street with my son, and it was my. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Excuse would not wash for athletes Dear Sir,When all the national sports governing bodies are having their funding cut by the Government, why are expensive business-class airfares being incurred by the sports minister and his permanent secretary? Eleventh hour booking? Did the International Olympic Committee not announce the dates of the Olympics in advance? It. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Island viewers to help judge films finest Local audiences will join viewers around the world in judging the next generation of filmmakers, when the Manhattan Short Film Festival arrives at the months end. The 19th annual festival brings ten short films from eight countries to the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, on Thursday this week and Saturday. Bermuda filmgoers will. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Florida award for Bermudian A Bermudian has been recognised for his involvement in an award-winning marketing campaign for a beachfront resort in Florida. Duncan Tavares, who previously worked at Bermudas Department of Tourism, the Marriott Castle Harbour Resort and Horizons, is now director of tourism, economic development and community services in the South. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Help for addicts at outdoor meetings Those seeking help with addiction are being encouraged to attend open-air meetings at the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art and the lush surroundings of the Botanical Gardens as part of Septembers Recovery Month. The Onion Patch Group of Alcoholics Anonymous holds meetings every Saturday from 9am to 10am, either in the Gardens or, if. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Duperreault innate bias hindering diversity Unconscious bias drives company bosses to pick employees who are most like them, insurance industry veteran Brian Duperreault was scheduled to tell a conference in London today. Mr Duperreault said that managers had to find a way to deal with innate bias when it came to picking candidates for jobs. He added Implicit or unconscious. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Public meeting on womens issues Wednesday The Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Womens Issues and Unemployment will host the next in its series of public meetings on Wednesday. The meeting, to be held at 5pm in the Dr Gordon Memorial Hall in the Bermuda Industrial Union building, will feature Laurie Shiell from the Centre Against Abuse and Elaine Butterfield from the. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Butterfield shares rise 1.1 The Bank of Butterfield rose 25 cents to 23. 75 in Bermuda Stock Exchange trading today. The rise, equivalent to 1. 1 per cent, came after 6,057 shares traded. The banks shares on the New York Stock Exchange fell by 4 cents or 0. 17 per cent, to 24. 03. Insurance firm Argus remained at 4. 05 after 135,000 shares changed. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:36:00 EST Artemis skipper hails amazing RC44 triumph Artemis Racing, the Swedish challenger for the 35th Americas Cup, celebrated a second victory in three weeks after claiming the RC44 Cascais Cup in Portugal at the weekend. They did so in dramatic fashion, coming from behind on the final run in the final race to pip RC44 Fleet Racing Championship leaders Team CEEREF for the. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Expert warns of LatAm kidnapping threat Bermudas bid to attract more business from Latin America could put visiting business chiefs at risk from kidnapping, an expert warned yesterday. Elman Myers, managing director of Bermudian-based Hiscoxs special risks agency for the Americas, said that kidnap for ransom was a serious threat in Latin America. And he added that Latin. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Is location, location that important? Dear Heather,I am going to be buying a home soon. Everyone is telling me different things but everyone always says Remember, its location, location, location! Is this true?ltbgtNew BuyerDear New Buyer,ltbgtThe old saying location, location, location is more like a mantra when it comes to real estate. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Medical imaging and increased radiation risk There has been a lot of coverage in the media lately about radiation exposure from medical imaging and its important to sort out fact from fiction. People are rightly concerned whether radiation from mammograms, bone density tests, computed tomography scans and the likes, would increase their risk of developing cancer. For most. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Generous grounds and poolside living A three-bedroom home on half-an- acre in Warwick. Whats not to love?Tray ceilings, tiled flooring and a swimming pool add to the appeal of Hartwell. My Bermuda House is selling the 37 Keith Hall Road property for 1. 6 million. Its an attractive three-bedroom family home with a large yard and pool, conveniently located. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Sport Scoreboard, September 26, 2016 For results from Bermuda and around the world, click on the PDF link under Related Media. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Greenberg resigns from Coca-Cola board NEW YORK Bloomberg Coca-Cola Co, the largest maker of soft drinks, said Evan Greenberg is stepping down from the board to focus on his duties as chairman and chief executive officer of insurer Chubb Ltd. Greenberg, 61, is resigning effective October 1, Atlanta-based Coca-Cola said yesterday in a statement. He has been a director since. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Get your point across Communication. How often do you feel that your message is being misunderstood? Try as we can many times we do not clearly get our message across and end up frustrated that the action we were hoping to achieve does not take place. It is critical when seeking action to clearly define your objectives and outline the scope of the work. Based. .. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Poll reveals no confidence in parties The One Bermuda Alliance and Progressive Labour Party are both unfit to lead the country because of their infighting, according to a poll commissioned by ltigtThe Royal Gazetteltigt. All four of Bermudas leading politicians were also widely chastised for their lack of transparency, unity and trust, in our survey into registered. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Reardon reinsurance ready to transform The reinsurance industry is ready to transform into a more efficient and data-driven industry and participants who fail to realise that will struggle to survive. That is the view of Kathleen Reardon, chief executive officer of Hamilton Re, who believes that only those who embrace the technology that can improve the way the industry does. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Hornets left to lick their wounds Dandy Town began the defence of their Premier Division title with a 3-1 home loss to Robin Hood, the same team that beat them in the FA Cup final in April. Antwan Russell, a former Hornet, netted twice in the battle between last seasons top two league teams, before substitute Aaron Nelson cushioned the victory with a third goal in the. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Christine takes on play for the ages Christine Whitestones biggest thrill about being cast in ltigtBack Wordsltigt, was that she was playing an actual human. She played a parrot in last years pantomime, ltigtTreasure Islandltigt. Although she moved around a lot, her time on stage was brief and she didnt say a word. All I did in that play was. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Dunkley anger over Rio bill well-founded Public indignation over the 38,000 bill to send three Bermuda Government officials to last months Olympic Games was well-founded, Michael Dunkley has conceded. However, the Premier defended the One Bermuda Alliances overall travel budget and highlighted its efforts to improve transparency on spending. Last week, the OBA. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Recalling Hensons rainbow connection As the world this weekend marked what would have been his 80th birthday, locals record how Jim Hensons rainbow connection with Bermuda began before a single ltigtSesame Streetltigt episode had even aired. In the late Sixties the menagerie of hand-operated characters Mr Henson called Muppets a name he coined by combining the. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Call for continued vigilance over storms After Tropical Storm Karl, national security minister Jeff Baron has encouraged the public to remain vigilant for the remainder of storm season. TS Karl brushed past the island on Saturday. Although 816 Belco customers were left without power, the storms impact on the island was otherwise minimal. Senator Baron reiterated his thanks to the. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Talented Onuri's flair for musicals Broadway comes to Bermuda next month as the Gilbert amp Sullivan Society unveils its new production Magic of the Musicals. Appearing in the society's youth ensemble will be 13-year-old Onuri Smith - an actor, singer and dancer who hopes to one day turn professional. #8220I've always been interested in. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Bermuda trio fall just short in Mexico Bermuda were unable to improve on their previous showing at golfs World Amateur Team Championships despite another impressive display from Jarryd Dillas during Saturdays final round of this years event in Mexico. A closing five-over-par total at the Iberostar Playa Paraso Golf Club left Bermuda 49th at 27 over, four places adrift of. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Public have a key role to play in fighting crime Whenever a serious crime is committed anywhere in the world, police often without hesitation are the ones first on the scene, which is what most people expect, since their mandate is to serve and protect. However, it is not unusual for potential witnesses to look the other way, with that none of my business posture. It is a. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Horsfield rises to occasion Robin Horsfield finished a creditable fifth yesterday at the Caribbean Mountain Bike Championships in St Maarten. Racing in the Junior category, 17 to 18 years old, Horsfield is the first Bermudian to compete in the regional championships, which held its inaugural edition last year in Puerto Rico. Im looking forward to bringing. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Establishing a social plan for wealth creation Bermuda is another world. In the western hemisphere or the Americas, there isnt another country or island jurisdiction that has a racial profile like Bermuda. Most countries such as the United States or the Caribbean have either an overwhelming, absolute majority of one kind with a segment of others. In the Caribbean, it is more pronounced. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Ascendant shares rise 3.3 Utilities firm Ascendant was today up 20 cents to 6. 20 on The Royal GazetteBSX Index. The move, a climb of 3. 3 per cent, came after 14,000 shares changed hands. Bank of Butterfield remained at 23. 50 after 24,678 shares traded. The bank was also unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange at 24. 07. The Royal GazetteBSX. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:54:00 EST Bermuda College journals go online The first two volumes of the Bermuda College Journal, ltigtVoices in Educationltigt, have been uploaded on international research site EBSCOhost. EBSCOhost is used by tens of thousands of institutions internationally, offering them access to a wide range of text and bibliographic databases. Volume II of the journal was. .. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:23:00 EST