News http://www.royalgazette.com News en-us Sandys brawlers hit in the pocket <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS02/150409963/AR/0/AR-150409963.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Two Sandys men have pleaded guilty to affray after getting into a fight with one another in the early hours of this morning. One of the men also admitted giving Police a false name at the time of arrest. Crown counsel Alan Richards said that Police were travelling north on Clyde Best Lane at 2am when they spotted Jevon Daniels, 34,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS02/150409963&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:39:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS02/150409963&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS02/150409963/AR/0/AR-150409963.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Two Sandys men have pleaded guilty to affray after getting into a fight with one another in the early hours of this morning. One of the men also admitted giving Police a false name at the time of arrest. Crown counsel Alan Richards said that Police were travelling north on Clyde Best Lane at 2am when they spotted Jevon Daniels, 34,. .. Man admits drink driving but denies burglary <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409965/AR/0/AR-150409965.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A 43-year-old Pembroke taxi operator has admitted a charge of driving while over the bloodalcohol limit. During the same hearing, Cecil Wilkinson pleaded not guilty to five other charges including tresspass, burglary and stalking. Speaking on the drink driving offence, Crown counsel Alan Richards said Wilkinson was driving a dark. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409965&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:13:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409965&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409965/AR/0/AR-150409965.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A 43-year-old Pembroke taxi operator has admitted a charge of driving while over the bloodalcohol limit. During the same hearing, Cecil Wilkinson pleaded not guilty to five other charges including tresspass, burglary and stalking. Speaking on the drink driving offence, Crown counsel Alan Richards said Wilkinson was driving a dark. .. Men deny Prince Edness murder <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS02/150409966/AR/0/AR-150409966.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Two men appeared in Supreme Court this morning to formally deny killing Prince Edness. Jaqui Pearman DeSilva, 20, and Joshua Tamouri Usher, 21, both pleaded not guilty to charges of murdering Mr Edness, 29, who was fatally shot on December 7 last year. The pair also denied two charges of using a firearm to commit an indictable. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS02/150409966&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:09:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS02/150409966&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS02/150409966/AR/0/AR-150409966.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Two men appeared in Supreme Court this morning to formally deny killing Prince Edness. Jaqui Pearman DeSilva, 20, and Joshua Tamouri Usher, 21, both pleaded not guilty to charges of murdering Mr Edness, 29, who was fatally shot on December 7 last year. The pair also denied two charges of using a firearm to commit an indictable. .. Teenager named from fatal Harbour Road crash <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150331/NEWS/150339936/AR/0/AR-150339936.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Bermuda Police Service have confirmed the death of 16-year-old Arai Joell-Johnston, of Paget, as a result of last nights crash on Harbour Road. Arai was seriously injured when the auxiliary cycle he was riding collided with a car at about 11. 10pm, 50 yards west of the junction with Chapel Road. He was subsequently. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150331/NEWS/150339936&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:44:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150331/NEWS/150339936&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150331/NEWS/150339936/AR/0/AR-150339936.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Bermuda Police Service have confirmed the death of 16-year-old Arai Joell-Johnston, of Paget, as a result of last nights crash on Harbour Road. Arai was seriously injured when the auxiliary cycle he was riding collided with a car at about 11. 10pm, 50 yards west of the junction with Chapel Road. He was subsequently. .. Qualifiers could be headed to Bermuda too <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS25/150409972/AR/0/AR-150409972.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> In the wake of one sensational Americas Cup ruling confirmed late last night, Bermudas jackpot is about to get rosier with the news that all of the serious racing could be held on the Island in 2017. Already confirmed for Bermuda are the Americas Cup World Series event from October 16 to 18 this year, plus the Americas Cup Match in. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS25/150409972&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:33:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS25/150409972&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS25/150409972/AR/0/AR-150409972.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> In the wake of one sensational Americas Cup ruling confirmed late last night, Bermudas jackpot is about to get rosier with the news that all of the serious racing could be held on the Island in 2017. Already confirmed for Bermuda are the Americas Cup World Series event from October 16 to 18 this year, plus the Americas Cup Match in. .. PLP not against budget cuts, says Burt <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409971/AR/0/AR-150409971.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Opposition deputy leader David Burt said the PLP is not against budget cuts, while pointing to the PLPs proposal for a joint One Bermuda Alliance-Progressive Labour Party immigration policy as an effective method to resolve Bermudas financial difficulties. Mr Burt was responding to comments in yesterdays Royal Gazette by economist. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409971&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409971&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409971/AR/0/AR-150409971.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Opposition deputy leader David Burt said the PLP is not against budget cuts, while pointing to the PLPs proposal for a joint One Bermuda Alliance-Progressive Labour Party immigration policy as an effective method to resolve Bermudas financial difficulties. Mr Burt was responding to comments in yesterdays Royal Gazette by economist. .. Team Oracle USA cargo arrives en masse <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150331/NEWS25/150339939/AR/0/AR-150339939.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The defending Americas Cup champions today started arriving in Bermuda, with cargo for Team Oracle being unloaded in Dockyard. Multiple custom containers, each more than twice the size of a normal 20ft container, as well as high-speed support boats and equipment, were delivered by the MV Oleander, according to a statement released by. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150331/NEWS25/150339939&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:23:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150331/NEWS25/150339939&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150331/NEWS25/150339939/AR/0/AR-150339939.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The defending Americas Cup champions today started arriving in Bermuda, with cargo for Team Oracle being unloaded in Dockyard. Multiple custom containers, each more than twice the size of a normal 20ft container, as well as high-speed support boats and equipment, were delivered by the MV Oleander, according to a statement released by. .. PATI Your right to know starts today <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409973/AR/0/AR-150409973.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> After more than a decade of waiting, landmark legislation allowing unprecedented public scrutiny of the Governments affairs has today become law. Public Access to Information, or PATI, has the power to profoundly alter the way the Island conducts its affairs, according to Gitanjali Gutierrez, Bermudas first information. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409973&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:29:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409973&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409973/AR/0/AR-150409973.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> After more than a decade of waiting, landmark legislation allowing unprecedented public scrutiny of the Governments affairs has today become law. Public Access to Information, or PATI, has the power to profoundly alter the way the Island conducts its affairs, according to Gitanjali Gutierrez, Bermudas first information. .. Edgar Humann ex-French Consul who supported the arts <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409968/AR/0/AR-150409968.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Edgar Humann, a Bermuda resident, former French Consul and philanthropist who was the chairman of his family foundation that supported the arts and other charitable endeavours, died on Sunday afternoon. He was 77. Gary Phillips, chairman of the Bermuda National Gallery which in November 2013 officially named its mezzanine the Humann. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409968&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:32:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409968&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409968/AR/0/AR-150409968.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Edgar Humann, a Bermuda resident, former French Consul and philanthropist who was the chairman of his family foundation that supported the arts and other charitable endeavours, died on Sunday afternoon. He was 77. Gary Phillips, chairman of the Bermuda National Gallery which in November 2013 officially named its mezzanine the Humann. .. Craft volunteer is a godsend <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409969/AR/0/AR-150409969.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Devonshire woman with a passion for crafting has been sharing her love of all things handmade with seniors for the last three years. Kathy Faries volunteers with the Crafty Bunch Angels a group of ten to 15 seniors who come together at the Bermuda Senior Islanders Centre in Pembroke every Tuesday afternoon to craft. I love. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409969&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:31:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409969&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409969/AR/0/AR-150409969.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Devonshire woman with a passion for crafting has been sharing her love of all things handmade with seniors for the last three years. Kathy Faries volunteers with the Crafty Bunch Angels a group of ten to 15 seniors who come together at the Bermuda Senior Islanders Centre in Pembroke every Tuesday afternoon to craft. I love. .. Remembering Gladwyn Bean, a giant of a man <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409970/AR/0/AR-150409970.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The telecommunications expert Gladwyn Bean, who introduced the Reuters news service to Bermuda and retired to become a well-known taxi owner operator, has died at the age of 65. Mr Beans wife, Judith Hall-Bean, a senior civil servant who was the assistant Cabinet Secretary, remembered her husband yesterday as a gentleman and a giant. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409970&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:30:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409970&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409970/AR/0/AR-150409970.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The telecommunications expert Gladwyn Bean, who introduced the Reuters news service to Bermuda and retired to become a well-known taxi owner operator, has died at the age of 65. Mr Beans wife, Judith Hall-Bean, a senior civil servant who was the assistant Cabinet Secretary, remembered her husband yesterday as a gentleman and a giant. .. PATI Scott welcomes law he helped us get <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409974/AR/0/AR-150409974.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Today Bermuda joins the ranks of jurisdictions around the world where freedom of information legislation holds sway. The Public Access to Information Act PATI will not open all doors sensitive personal information or details threatening national security can still be withheld. However, the law going into effect today has profound. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409974&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:28:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409974&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409974/AR/0/AR-150409974.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Today Bermuda joins the ranks of jurisdictions around the world where freedom of information legislation holds sway. The Public Access to Information Act PATI will not open all doors sensitive personal information or details threatening national security can still be withheld. However, the law going into effect today has profound. .. PATI Wish list of questions we can ask <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409975/AR/0/AR-150409975.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> With todays advent of Public Access to Information laws, a wish list of unexplored topics are liable for scrutiny by the media and concerned members of the public. The selection of the Canadian Commercial Corporation to lead the redevelopment of Bermudas airport terminalGovernment proceeded with the agreement without. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409975&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:20:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409975&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409975/AR/0/AR-150409975.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> With todays advent of Public Access to Information laws, a wish list of unexplored topics are liable for scrutiny by the media and concerned members of the public. The selection of the Canadian Commercial Corporation to lead the redevelopment of Bermudas airport terminalGovernment proceeded with the agreement without. .. PATI Campaign for more transparency <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409976/AR/0/AR-150409976.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The drive to get freedom of information laws in place was the most prominent campaign by The Royal Gazette in recent years and it came during a low point in the newspapers relationship with Government. The Right to Know Giving People Power campaign was launched on January 21, 2008 and was aimed at helping the people of Bermuda find. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409976&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:14:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409976&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409976/AR/0/AR-150409976.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The drive to get freedom of information laws in place was the most prominent campaign by The Royal Gazette in recent years and it came during a low point in the newspapers relationship with Government. The Right to Know Giving People Power campaign was launched on January 21, 2008 and was aimed at helping the people of Bermuda find. .. PATI Leading the charge for legislation <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409977/AR/0/AR-150409977.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> When The Royal Gazette launched its Right to Know campaign for the enactment of public access to information laws, senior reporter Sam Strangeways led the charge. Ms Strangeways had a busy year covering the 2008 campaign for PATI and the political fallout that accompanied it. We were coming up against so many difficulties in. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409977&source=RSS Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:11:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150401/NEWS/150409977&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150401/NEWS/150409977/AR/0/AR-150409977.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> When The Royal Gazette launched its Right to Know campaign for the enactment of public access to information laws, senior reporter Sam Strangeways led the charge. Ms Strangeways had a busy year covering the 2008 campaign for PATI and the political fallout that accompanied it. We were coming up against so many difficulties in. ..