News http://www.royalgazette.com News en-us Man shot dead in Southampton home A 29-year-old man has been shot dead in the Rivera Crescent neighbourhood of Southampton. According to Detective Chief Inspector Nicholas Pedro, Police responded at 10. 45pm to reports of gunshots and found an area man inside a residence suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital where he. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429867&source=RSS Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:28:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429867&source=RSS A 29-year-old man has been shot dead in the Rivera Crescent neighbourhood of Southampton. According to Detective Chief Inspector Nicholas Pedro, Police responded at 10. 45pm to reports of gunshots and found an area man inside a residence suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital where he. .. Famous case features in NY art show <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429871/AR/0/AR-140429871.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A courtroom sketch has resurfaced from a high-profile and controversial 1986 Bermuda case in which Israeli arms dealers suspected of trading with Iran drew world headlines with their deportation from the Island. The sketch has joined 30 years worth of sensational courtroom scenes on the walls of the World Trade Art Gallery in New York . .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429871&source=RSS Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:16:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429871&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429871/AR/0/AR-140429871.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A courtroom sketch has resurfaced from a high-profile and controversial 1986 Bermuda case in which Israeli arms dealers suspected of trading with Iran drew world headlines with their deportation from the Island. The sketch has joined 30 years worth of sensational courtroom scenes on the walls of the World Trade Art Gallery in New York . .. Transport services to be halted during meeting <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429903/AR/0/AR-140429903.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bus and ferry workers will meet tomorrow to discuss Governments plans to make public transport an essential service. The meeting for unionised staff from the Departments of Public Transport and Marine and Ports will mean a reduced bus and no ferry service between 10. 30am to noon, according to a Ministry of Tourist Development and. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429903&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:54:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429903&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429903/AR/0/AR-140429903.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bus and ferry workers will meet tomorrow to discuss Governments plans to make public transport an essential service. The meeting for unionised staff from the Departments of Public Transport and Marine and Ports will mean a reduced bus and no ferry service between 10. 30am to noon, according to a Ministry of Tourist Development and. .. Opinion poll finds 76 percent of people support Blue Halo <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429902/AR/0/AR-140429902.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> More than three-quarters of Bermudas residents want to see a protected marine reserve around the Island, according to a poll commissioned by global activist network Avaaz. The organisation, which this week launched an online letter-writing campaign to get Government to move on the Blue Halo proposal, said. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429902&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429902&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429902/AR/0/AR-140429902.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> More than three-quarters of Bermudas residents want to see a protected marine reserve around the Island, according to a poll commissioned by global activist network Avaaz. The organisation, which this week launched an online letter-writing campaign to get Government to move on the Blue Halo proposal, said. .. BTA appoint Chief Sales and Marketing Officer <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429901/AR/0/AR-140429901.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The newly-formed Bermuda Tourism Authority BTA have appointed a Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. Victoria Isley, a 20-year veteran of the tourism and hospitality industry, will work from the BTA office in New York, starting her new position in June 2. BTA CEO Bill Hanbury, a former colleague of Ms Isley during his tenure as CEO. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429901&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:03:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429901&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429901/AR/0/AR-140429901.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The newly-formed Bermuda Tourism Authority BTA have appointed a Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. Victoria Isley, a 20-year veteran of the tourism and hospitality industry, will work from the BTA office in New York, starting her new position in June 2. BTA CEO Bill Hanbury, a former colleague of Ms Isley during his tenure as CEO. .. Prisoner charged with possessing drugs in Westgate <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429905/AR/0/AR-140429905.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A convicted cocaine importer has been charged with having drugs at Westgate. Jahni Bean, 31, appeared in Magistrates Court yesterday to answer a charge of possessing cannabis in the prison an increased penalty zone on October 24 last year. He denied the offence, telling the court There was nothing in my. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429905&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:58:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429905&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429905/AR/0/AR-140429905.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A convicted cocaine importer has been charged with having drugs at Westgate. Jahni Bean, 31, appeared in Magistrates Court yesterday to answer a charge of possessing cannabis in the prison an increased penalty zone on October 24 last year. He denied the offence, telling the court There was nothing in my. .. Former BHS Head Girl named Rhodes Scholar <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429904/AR/0/AR-140429904.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Former Bermuda High School Head Girl Aliyyah Ahad has been named as Bermudas 2014 Rhodes Scholar. Ms Ahad graduated from BHS in 2008, getting top marks in both her GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate. Along with being named head girl at the school, she won the Kathy McKenzie Memorial Prize for Integrity, a merit scholarship for. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429904&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429904&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429904/AR/0/AR-140429904.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Former Bermuda High School Head Girl Aliyyah Ahad has been named as Bermudas 2014 Rhodes Scholar. Ms Ahad graduated from BHS in 2008, getting top marks in both her GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate. Along with being named head girl at the school, she won the Kathy McKenzie Memorial Prize for Integrity, a merit scholarship for. .. A sneak peek into hotels future <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS04/140429909/AR/0/AR-140429909.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Hamilton Princess yesterday gave a sneak preview of the new look for the grand old lady of Bermuda hotels. And the first phase of the 90 million updating of the hotel which dates back to the 19th century is on schedule for opening to the public this summer. Ultimately, this is a game changer for Bermuda because now this is. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS04/140429909&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:38:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS04/140429909&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS04/140429909/AR/0/AR-140429909.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Hamilton Princess yesterday gave a sneak preview of the new look for the grand old lady of Bermuda hotels. And the first phase of the 90 million updating of the hotel which dates back to the 19th century is on schedule for opening to the public this summer. Ultimately, this is a game changer for Bermuda because now this is. .. Global campaign launched on Blue Halo project <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140422/NEWS07/140429931/AR/0/AR-140429931.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A global online activist network has launched a campaign to get the Bermuda Government to implement the Blue Halo proposal to turn the sea around the Island into a protected environmental zone. Avaaz. org says on its website Bermuda is on the verge of. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS07/140429931&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:37:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS07/140429931&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140422/NEWS07/140429931/AR/0/AR-140429931.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A global online activist network has launched a campaign to get the Bermuda Government to implement the Blue Halo proposal to turn the sea around the Island into a protected environmental zone. Avaaz. org says on its website Bermuda is on the verge of. .. Desmond the shark released back into ocean <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429937/AR/0/AR-140429937.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A five-foot Galapagos shark named Desmond has been released back into the ocean by staff at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo. The animal had developed a lesion on his nose in the North Rock Tank, where he had lived for two years, a sign that he was not thriving. A press release from BAMZ said he was put back to sea at North Rock. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429937&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:27:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429937&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429937/AR/0/AR-140429937.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A five-foot Galapagos shark named Desmond has been released back into the ocean by staff at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo. The animal had developed a lesion on his nose in the North Rock Tank, where he had lived for two years, a sign that he was not thriving. A press release from BAMZ said he was put back to sea at North Rock. .. Sun, sea, sand and sexual misconduct <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429914/AR/0/AR-140429914.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermuda is in the middle of a sexual misconduct crisis, an expert said yesterday. And Womens Resource Centre WRC executive director Patrice Frith-Hayward said young men needed to be taught the limits of acceptable behaviour. There is a sexual misconduct crisis going on with our young people right here in paradise, in little. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429914&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429914&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140423/NEWS/140429914/AR/0/AR-140429914.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermuda is in the middle of a sexual misconduct crisis, an expert said yesterday. And Womens Resource Centre WRC executive director Patrice Frith-Hayward said young men needed to be taught the limits of acceptable behaviour. There is a sexual misconduct crisis going on with our young people right here in paradise, in little. .. Man charged after uttering threatening words <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140422/NEWS/140429932/AR/0/AR-140429932.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Devonshire man has been charged with uttering threatening words to a woman. Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning, Chesterfield Robinson, 54, denied telling Sharon Alves Im gonna kill you, you f b, you wait and see, I aint gonna forget. Ill fing get you . . . The alleged offence occurred on March. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429932&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:23:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429932&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140422/NEWS/140429932/AR/0/AR-140429932.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Devonshire man has been charged with uttering threatening words to a woman. Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning, Chesterfield Robinson, 54, denied telling Sharon Alves Im gonna kill you, you f b, you wait and see, I aint gonna forget. Ill fing get you . . . The alleged offence occurred on March. .. Sewage reports painful and embarrassing Greenrock <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140422/NEWS/140429927/AR/0/AR-140429927.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Island may need warning flags to alert beachgoers of hazardous sewage waste, the environmental group Greenrock has suggested. The organisation also branded media coverage of the dumping of raw sewage within sight of the Islands shores painful and embarrassing, in a statement marking Earth Day. Greenrock said that reports on. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429927&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:22:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429927&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140422/NEWS/140429927/AR/0/AR-140429927.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Island may need warning flags to alert beachgoers of hazardous sewage waste, the environmental group Greenrock has suggested. The organisation also branded media coverage of the dumping of raw sewage within sight of the Islands shores painful and embarrassing, in a statement marking Earth Day. Greenrock said that reports on. .. Elsbeth Gibsons son dies in the US The son of a well-known Bermuda arts figure has died in the US. Neil Gibson, son of actress, producer and director Elsbeth Gibson, died in February. Mr Gibson, who lived in Bermuda as a child and attended the Whitney Institute, was a regular visitor to Bermuda. Friend Blake West, who runs a fishing charter business and went to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429906&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:29:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429906&source=RSS The son of a well-known Bermuda arts figure has died in the US. Neil Gibson, son of actress, producer and director Elsbeth Gibson, died in February. Mr Gibson, who lived in Bermuda as a child and attended the Whitney Institute, was a regular visitor to Bermuda. Friend Blake West, who runs a fishing charter business and went to. .. Learning table manners Schoolchildren learned dining etiquette over a meal at businesses around the Island, as part of their last class in the Bermuda Hospitality Institutes annual Hospitality Skills Life Skills Programme. Now in its fourth year, the programme aims to furnish young students with an awareness of hospitality. Final classes began yesterday. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS04/140429907&source=RSS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:28:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS04/140429907&source=RSS Schoolchildren learned dining etiquette over a meal at businesses around the Island, as part of their last class in the Bermuda Hospitality Institutes annual Hospitality Skills Life Skills Programme. Now in its fourth year, the programme aims to furnish young students with an awareness of hospitality. Final classes began yesterday. ..