News http://www.royalgazette.com News en-us Canal resumes TV deal with Americas Cup <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS25/150429815/AR/0/AR-150429815.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> French broadcaster Canal has acquired the broadcast rights to the Americas Cup for more than 50 international territories, including France, Monaco and French-speaking Switzerland. Under the new deal, Canal will broadcast live racing and highlights from all events, including the Americas Cup World Series in 2015 and 2016 beginning. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS25/150429815&source=RSS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:22:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS25/150429815&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS25/150429815/AR/0/AR-150429815.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> French broadcaster Canal has acquired the broadcast rights to the Americas Cup for more than 50 international territories, including France, Monaco and French-speaking Switzerland. Under the new deal, Canal will broadcast live racing and highlights from all events, including the Americas Cup World Series in 2015 and 2016 beginning. .. Oracles AC45 steals the show <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150425/NEWS25/150429794/AR/0/AR-150429794.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Oracle Team USAs new Bermuda base at the Royal Naval Dockyard was intended to be the main focus at yesterdays traditional roof wetting ceremony. But most of the discussion and attention centred around the teams impressive wing-sail foiling AC45 catamaran housed inside the boatshed, which stole the thunder. Those in attendance at. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150425/NEWS25/150429794&source=RSS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:22:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150425/NEWS25/150429794&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150425/NEWS25/150429794/AR/0/AR-150429794.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Oracle Team USAs new Bermuda base at the Royal Naval Dockyard was intended to be the main focus at yesterdays traditional roof wetting ceremony. But most of the discussion and attention centred around the teams impressive wing-sail foiling AC45 catamaran housed inside the boatshed, which stole the thunder. Those in attendance at. .. Document details Corporations 18m default <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150425/NEWS/150429795/AR/0/AR-150429795.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The amount claimed from developer Par-la-Ville Hotel and Residences Ltd and the Corporation of Hamilton by Mexico Infrastructure Finance LLC is a total of 17,803,715. 99, according to a draft agreement seen by The Royal Gazette. Par-la-Ville Hotel amp Residences borrowed 18 million as a bridging loan from lender Mexico Infrastructure. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150425/NEWS/150429795&source=RSS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:14:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150425/NEWS/150429795&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150425/NEWS/150429795/AR/0/AR-150429795.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The amount claimed from developer Par-la-Ville Hotel and Residences Ltd and the Corporation of Hamilton by Mexico Infrastructure Finance LLC is a total of 17,803,715. 99, according to a draft agreement seen by The Royal Gazette. Par-la-Ville Hotel amp Residences borrowed 18 million as a bridging loan from lender Mexico Infrastructure. .. Hospitality hero who found his home at RBYC <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150425/NEWS/150429796/AR/0/AR-150429796.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> More than 15 years after he began working in the kitchen at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, Jaja Millet has risen up the ranks due to hard work and his love of the hospitality industry. Mr Millet, the function manager at the club RBYC, is the latest hero of hospitality to be commended by community group Imagine Bermuda as part of. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150425/NEWS/150429796&source=RSS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:14:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150425/NEWS/150429796&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150425/NEWS/150429796/AR/0/AR-150429796.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> More than 15 years after he began working in the kitchen at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, Jaja Millet has risen up the ranks due to hard work and his love of the hospitality industry. Mr Millet, the function manager at the club RBYC, is the latest hero of hospitality to be commended by community group Imagine Bermuda as part of. .. Gardner guilty of second murder <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS02/150429809/AR/0/AR-150429809.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Jailed killer Wolda Gardner has been convicted of murder for a second time. A jury yesterday found Gardner, 35, guilty of the premeditated murder of Malcolm Augustus and using a firearm to commit an indictable act. However his co-defendant, 30-year-old Patrick Stamp, left the court a free man after being cleared by the jury of all. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS02/150429809&source=RSS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:12:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS02/150429809&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS02/150429809/AR/0/AR-150429809.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Jailed killer Wolda Gardner has been convicted of murder for a second time. A jury yesterday found Gardner, 35, guilty of the premeditated murder of Malcolm Augustus and using a firearm to commit an indictable act. However his co-defendant, 30-year-old Patrick Stamp, left the court a free man after being cleared by the jury of all. .. Derby legend whose legacy is vast and great <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429820/AR/0/AR-150429820.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> he Bermuda Day Half-Marathon Derby has lost one of its most charismatic and talented runners. Neville Virgil, who won Bermudas biggest race twice in the 1960s, died yesterday aged 70 after a long illness. Mr Virgil grew up playing football for Somerset Colts with his twin brother Neil before the siblings shifted their focus to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429820&source=RSS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:12:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429820&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429820/AR/0/AR-150429820.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> he Bermuda Day Half-Marathon Derby has lost one of its most charismatic and talented runners. Neville Virgil, who won Bermudas biggest race twice in the 1960s, died yesterday aged 70 after a long illness. Mr Virgil grew up playing football for Somerset Colts with his twin brother Neil before the siblings shifted their focus to. .. New Bermuda event mobile app launched <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150425/NEWS/150429793/AR/0/AR-150429793.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A new mobile app has been launched aimed at keeping Bermuda abreast of upcoming events and promotions. Event promoters and businesses can use Bermudas Very Own Events App BVOapp to gain exposure in their marketing. Users can interact with information and share data via various social media sites directly through the app. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150425/NEWS/150429793&source=RSS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 05:18:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150425/NEWS/150429793&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150425/NEWS/150429793/AR/0/AR-150429793.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A new mobile app has been launched aimed at keeping Bermuda abreast of upcoming events and promotions. Event promoters and businesses can use Bermudas Very Own Events App BVOapp to gain exposure in their marketing. Users can interact with information and share data via various social media sites directly through the app. Airport reopens after fire alarm <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429805/AR/0/AR-150429805.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> LF Wade International Airport has reopened after being briefly shut down because of a fire alarm going off at about 6. 30pm. There was no fire at the airport and an investigation is continuing into why the alarm was activated. According to the airport duty officer the airport is now running as usual. It is standard procedure. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429805&source=RSS Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:56:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429805&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429805/AR/0/AR-150429805.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> LF Wade International Airport has reopened after being briefly shut down because of a fire alarm going off at about 6. 30pm. There was no fire at the airport and an investigation is continuing into why the alarm was activated. According to the airport duty officer the airport is now running as usual. It is standard procedure. .. Chewstick mural painting postponed <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429804/AR/0/AR-150429804.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The painting of a mural celebrating the 68th anniversary of the official registration of the Bermuda Industrial Union has been postponed due to inclement weather. The Chewstick Foundation was due to begin painting the mural at 8pm to honour trade union pioneers Dr Barbara Ball, the first female doctor to practice in Bermuda, and Ottiwell. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429804&source=RSS Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:52:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429804&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429804/AR/0/AR-150429804.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The painting of a mural celebrating the 68th anniversary of the official registration of the Bermuda Industrial Union has been postponed due to inclement weather. The Chewstick Foundation was due to begin painting the mural at 8pm to honour trade union pioneers Dr Barbara Ball, the first female doctor to practice in Bermuda, and Ottiwell. .. Douglas visits to submit Ariel Sands plans <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429828/AR/0/AR-150429828.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Hollywood star Michael Douglas is on the Island and has submitted completed plans for Ariel Sands redevelopment, saying that work could begin as soon as September. The project already has planning approval to build a wall to protect the beach and stabilise the land behind it, and the bid to construct this is being put out. The. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429828&source=RSS Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:28:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429828&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429828/AR/0/AR-150429828.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Hollywood star Michael Douglas is on the Island and has submitted completed plans for Ariel Sands redevelopment, saying that work could begin as soon as September. The project already has planning approval to build a wall to protect the beach and stabilise the land behind it, and the bid to construct this is being put out. The. .. Former Premier hosts Howard fundraiser <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429816/AR/0/AR-150429816.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> More than 50 Howard University alumni attended a reception on Wednesday evening for Dr Wayne Frederick, the universitys new president. Hosted at Gombey House by former Premier Dr Ewart Brown and his wife, Wanda, the event was designed to increase the financial support to the university from Bermuda. Dr Frederick, a transplant. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429816&source=RSS Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429816&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429816/AR/0/AR-150429816.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> More than 50 Howard University alumni attended a reception on Wednesday evening for Dr Wayne Frederick, the universitys new president. Hosted at Gombey House by former Premier Dr Ewart Brown and his wife, Wanda, the event was designed to increase the financial support to the university from Bermuda. Dr Frederick, a transplant. .. Heavy truck overturns near hospital <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429812/AR/0/AR-150429812.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Motorists were delayed in the area of Point Finger Road and Berry Hill, Paget, after a heavy truck was reported to have overturned in a single-vehicle accident. Around 3. 50pm, police officers were dispatched to a reported single-vehicle collision on Berry Hill Road in Paget, just west of the entrance to King Edward VII Memorial. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429812&source=RSS Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:54:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429812&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429812/AR/0/AR-150429812.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Motorists were delayed in the area of Point Finger Road and Berry Hill, Paget, after a heavy truck was reported to have overturned in a single-vehicle accident. Around 3. 50pm, police officers were dispatched to a reported single-vehicle collision on Berry Hill Road in Paget, just west of the entrance to King Edward VII Memorial. .. Paget Post Office to close on May 29 <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429814/AR/0/AR-150429814.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Paget Post Office will be closing at the end of next month, the Bermuda Post Office has announced this afternoon. There will be no redundancies as a result of this decision on May 29 and the four employees who work at the Paget Post Office will be relocated andor redeployed elsewhere. The postboxes will continue to be. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429814&source=RSS Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:34:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429814&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429814/AR/0/AR-150429814.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Paget Post Office will be closing at the end of next month, the Bermuda Post Office has announced this afternoon. There will be no redundancies as a result of this decision on May 29 and the four employees who work at the Paget Post Office will be relocated andor redeployed elsewhere. The postboxes will continue to be. .. Stabbing update victim making recovery <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429817/AR/0/AR-150429817.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The 54-year-old Smiths parish man who was injured during an assault that occurred at about 10. 30am yesterday on Cloverdale Road in Smiths is recovering in stable condition on a general ward at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. Meanwhile, the suspect, a 58-year-old man remains in police custody. Inquiries into this incident. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429817&source=RSS Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:40:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429817&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429817/AR/0/AR-150429817.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The 54-year-old Smiths parish man who was injured during an assault that occurred at about 10. 30am yesterday on Cloverdale Road in Smiths is recovering in stable condition on a general ward at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. Meanwhile, the suspect, a 58-year-old man remains in police custody. Inquiries into this incident. .. BEST declares war on microbeads <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429818/AR/0/AR-150429818.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> In anticipation of the upcoming visits by Plastic Tides and 5 Gyres, two of a number of organisations that are working actively on the issue of microplastics and microbeads in the worlds oceans, the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce has joined with members of the community to launch its own campaign Beat the Bead. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429818&source=RSS Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:40:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150424/NEWS/150429818&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150424/NEWS/150429818/AR/0/AR-150429818.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> In anticipation of the upcoming visits by Plastic Tides and 5 Gyres, two of a number of organisations that are working actively on the issue of microplastics and microbeads in the worlds oceans, the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce has joined with members of the community to launch its own campaign Beat the Bead. ..