News http://www.royalgazette.com News en-us CURB charitable status deferred <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS01/140729716/AR/0/AR-140729716.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The charitable status of Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda CURB has been deferred by the Charity Commissioners, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy has confirmed, apparently sparking speculation among members of the public that the deferral was politically motivated. According to Mr Fahy, the Charity Commissioners met on July 10 to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS01/140729716&source=RSS Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:59:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS01/140729716&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS01/140729716/AR/0/AR-140729716.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The charitable status of Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda CURB has been deferred by the Charity Commissioners, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy has confirmed, apparently sparking speculation among members of the public that the deferral was politically motivated. According to Mr Fahy, the Charity Commissioners met on July 10 to. .. Man charged with possessing fake 100 note A Pembroke man has been charged having in his possession a counterfeit 100 bill. In Magistrates Court this morning, Keishun Trott, 23, pleaded not guilty to passing on a 100 Bermudian note which he knew to be counterfeit. According to prosecutor Nicole Smith, the offence took place on July 20 in Pembroke. Senior Magistrate. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729734&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:47:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729734&source=RSS A Pembroke man has been charged having in his possession a counterfeit 100 bill. In Magistrates Court this morning, Keishun Trott, 23, pleaded not guilty to passing on a 100 Bermudian note which he knew to be counterfeit. According to prosecutor Nicole Smith, the offence took place on July 20 in Pembroke. Senior Magistrate. .. March organisers criticise offensive placard <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS01/140729760/AR/0/AR-140729760.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Community leaders have denounced an offensive placard carried during Fridays protest march and are urging residents to stand together, not be divided. Many people took to social media and news websites to criticise the sign, which stated White mental illness is killing African Bermudians. Racism. The march, organised by the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS01/140729760&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:57:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS01/140729760&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS01/140729760/AR/0/AR-140729760.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Community leaders have denounced an offensive placard carried during Fridays protest march and are urging residents to stand together, not be divided. Many people took to social media and news websites to criticise the sign, which stated White mental illness is killing African Bermudians. Racism. The march, organised by the. .. Jessica Faiella is Called to the Bar <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS/140729751/AR/0/AR-140729751.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A new attorney has been Called to the Bar. Jessica Faiella was Called to the Bar during a ceremony in the Supreme Court yesterday. Ms Faiella was a student at Bermuda High School and Saltus Grammar School before leaving to study law at the University of Exeter and BPP University in London. She is the younger sister of Geoffrey. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729751&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729751&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS/140729751/AR/0/AR-140729751.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A new attorney has been Called to the Bar. Jessica Faiella was Called to the Bar during a ceremony in the Supreme Court yesterday. Ms Faiella was a student at Bermuda High School and Saltus Grammar School before leaving to study law at the University of Exeter and BPP University in London. She is the younger sister of Geoffrey. .. Fahy defends PRC decision making, laments not getting facts out <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS01/140729752/AR/0/AR-140729752.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The decision to drop the appeal against the Supreme Courts ruling to grant status to Permanent Resident Certificate holders was the right thing to do, according to Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy. Speaking alongside Junior Minister for Home Affairs Sylvan Richards, Mr Fahy appeared on Larry Scotts weekly talk-show on Hott 107. 5. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS01/140729752&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS01/140729752&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS01/140729752/AR/0/AR-140729752.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The decision to drop the appeal against the Supreme Courts ruling to grant status to Permanent Resident Certificate holders was the right thing to do, according to Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy. Speaking alongside Junior Minister for Home Affairs Sylvan Richards, Mr Fahy appeared on Larry Scotts weekly talk-show on Hott 107. 5. .. Dance student honoured with prestigious award <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS/140729753/AR/0/AR-140729753.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Bermudian dance student has received a prestigious 2,000 scholarship from a UK university. Malachi Simmons graduated from Edge Hill University in Lancashire with both his first class bachelor of arts in dance as well as receiving the schools Adam Bell scholarship. He also received a 1,000 Chancellors scholarship last. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729753&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729753&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS/140729753/AR/0/AR-140729753.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Bermudian dance student has received a prestigious 2,000 scholarship from a UK university. Malachi Simmons graduated from Edge Hill University in Lancashire with both his first class bachelor of arts in dance as well as receiving the schools Adam Bell scholarship. He also received a 1,000 Chancellors scholarship last. .. Gas thief jailed for 30 days A Hamilton man has been sentenced to 30 days in prison for theft after being caught red-handed siphoning gas out of a motorcycle. Police officers monitoring CCTV cameras spotted Kim Knights, 28, of Harlem Heights, pull up alongside a parked motorcycle on Front Street, near Number One Shed. After arriving at the scene to investigate,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729754&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729754&source=RSS A Hamilton man has been sentenced to 30 days in prison for theft after being caught red-handed siphoning gas out of a motorcycle. Police officers monitoring CCTV cameras spotted Kim Knights, 28, of Harlem Heights, pull up alongside a parked motorcycle on Front Street, near Number One Shed. After arriving at the scene to investigate,. .. Store manager imprisoned for stealing 18,500 An assistant manager at the Somerset Marketplace who stole more than 18,000 in currency, cheques and gift certificates from his employer has been sentenced to three months in prison. Forty-eight-year-old David Scott, a US citizen living on Leacraft Hill, Southampton, has been in custody for more than two months after admitting to the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729755&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729755&source=RSS An assistant manager at the Somerset Marketplace who stole more than 18,000 in currency, cheques and gift certificates from his employer has been sentenced to three months in prison. Forty-eight-year-old David Scott, a US citizen living on Leacraft Hill, Southampton, has been in custody for more than two months after admitting to the. .. Non-Mariners Day cruise will benefit Womens Resource Centre <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS/140729756/AR/0/AR-140729756.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A businessman plans to donate cash to a womens charity from the proceeds of a Non-Mariners Day party cruise. Khomeini Taalib-Din has chartered the MV Elizabeth for a daylong cruise as Bermudians celebrate one of the biggest events of the year next Sunday August 3. Mr Taalib-Din said he had served on the board of the Womens. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729756&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729756&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS/140729756/AR/0/AR-140729756.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A businessman plans to donate cash to a womens charity from the proceeds of a Non-Mariners Day party cruise. Khomeini Taalib-Din has chartered the MV Elizabeth for a daylong cruise as Bermudians celebrate one of the biggest events of the year next Sunday August 3. Mr Taalib-Din said he had served on the board of the Womens. .. Daughter of late politician John Stubbs qualifies as a doctor in her own right <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS/140729757/AR/0/AR-140729757.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The daughter of the late Dr John Stubbs has followed in her fathers footsteps and qualified as a doctor. Clemmie Stubbs graduated from Birmingham University, England, on July 16 and will take up a post at Redditch Hospital on July 30, working in anaesthetics, urology and general medicine. Her father, who passed away in June 1994,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729757&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729757&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS/140729757/AR/0/AR-140729757.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The daughter of the late Dr John Stubbs has followed in her fathers footsteps and qualified as a doctor. Clemmie Stubbs graduated from Birmingham University, England, on July 16 and will take up a post at Redditch Hospital on July 30, working in anaesthetics, urology and general medicine. Her father, who passed away in June 1994,. .. Up, up and away high jumper Sakari beats US teen record <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS/140729758/AR/0/AR-140729758.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> It isnt just those in Bermuda who are taking notice of young high jumper Sakari Famous. Her record jump of 1. 75 metres 5 feet, 834 inches at the Russell E Blunt East Coast Invitational Track Meet earlier this month was better than the US national record of 1. 74 in the 13-14 age group. And even though the Bermuda teenager wont. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729758&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:25:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS/140729758&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS/140729758/AR/0/AR-140729758.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> It isnt just those in Bermuda who are taking notice of young high jumper Sakari Famous. Her record jump of 1. 75 metres 5 feet, 834 inches at the Russell E Blunt East Coast Invitational Track Meet earlier this month was better than the US national record of 1. 74 in the 13-14 age group. And even though the Bermuda teenager wont. .. Premier Dont expect a solution in a week <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS01/140729761/AR/0/AR-140729761.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Premier Michael Dunkley has denied being issued a seven-day ultimatum by campaigners who want Government to reconsider its stance on the granting of Bermuda Status to some Permanent Resident Certificate holders. More than 500 people took to the streets of Hamilton on Friday to march from Victoria Park to the Cabinet Building to call for. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS01/140729761&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:21:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140728/NEWS01/140729761&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140728/NEWS01/140729761/AR/0/AR-140729761.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Premier Michael Dunkley has denied being issued a seven-day ultimatum by campaigners who want Government to reconsider its stance on the granting of Bermuda Status to some Permanent Resident Certificate holders. More than 500 people took to the streets of Hamilton on Friday to march from Victoria Park to the Cabinet Building to call for. .. OBA condemns racist protest sign Acting chairman of the One Bermuda Alliance Susan Jackson has lashed out at the Peoples Campaign for allowed what she describes as a racist banner shown during Fridays march. It was inscribed with the words White mental illness is killing African Bermudians. The sign is clearly racist and we condemn it in the strongest. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140727/NEWS/140729766&source=RSS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140727/NEWS/140729766&source=RSS Acting chairman of the One Bermuda Alliance Susan Jackson has lashed out at the Peoples Campaign for allowed what she describes as a racist banner shown during Fridays march. It was inscribed with the words White mental illness is killing African Bermudians. The sign is clearly racist and we condemn it in the strongest. .. Bermuda took on all comers at the Heart of Europe youth debates <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140726/NEWS/140729780/AR/0/AR-140729780.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Three teenagers who represented Bermuda at a global debate competition in Europe have returned to the Island celebrating after reaching the quarter finals. Megan Sutcliffe, 14, a pupil at Bermuda High School Ciara Burrows, 18, a graduate of Saltus Grammar School and Ryan Robinson Perinchief, 17, a graduate of the Berkeley Institute,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140726/NEWS/140729780&source=RSS Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:32:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140726/NEWS/140729780&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140726/NEWS/140729780/AR/0/AR-140729780.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Three teenagers who represented Bermuda at a global debate competition in Europe have returned to the Island celebrating after reaching the quarter finals. Megan Sutcliffe, 14, a pupil at Bermuda High School Ciara Burrows, 18, a graduate of Saltus Grammar School and Ryan Robinson Perinchief, 17, a graduate of the Berkeley Institute,. .. Ten year prison sentence for man who groped girl <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140726/NEWS02/140729781/AR/0/AR-140729781.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A man who molested a seven-year-old girl has been sentenced to spend a decade behind bars. Shuja Muhammad, 40, was convicted earlier this year in the Supreme Court four counts of sexually exploiting the victim in two separate incidents between August and September last year. His victim, who cannot be identified for legal reasons,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140726/NEWS02/140729781&source=RSS Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:31:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140726/NEWS02/140729781&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140726/NEWS02/140729781/AR/0/AR-140729781.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A man who molested a seven-year-old girl has been sentenced to spend a decade behind bars. Shuja Muhammad, 40, was convicted earlier this year in the Supreme Court four counts of sexually exploiting the victim in two separate incidents between August and September last year. His victim, who cannot be identified for legal reasons,. ..