News http://www.royalgazette.com News en-us Warwick man found unresponsive on road side <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529673/AR/0/AR-150529673.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A 52-year-old Warwick man was taken to hospital this afternoon for medical assessment after he was found lying on the side of a road in an unresponsive state. At about 12. 50pm, first responders attended a reported medical emergency on Bluff Lane, Pembroke, in the vicinity of Mount Hill. It appears that a 52-year-old Warwick man. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529673&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 21:01:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529673&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529673/AR/0/AR-150529673.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A 52-year-old Warwick man was taken to hospital this afternoon for medical assessment after he was found lying on the side of a road in an unresponsive state. At about 12. 50pm, first responders attended a reported medical emergency on Bluff Lane, Pembroke, in the vicinity of Mount Hill. It appears that a 52-year-old Warwick man. .. Dunkley Homeless drug use must be addressed <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529676/AR/0/AR-150529676.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A recent study has shown that one third of the Islands homeless have suffered drug or alcohol problems in the past year, with the majority having never received treatment. Speaking in the House of Assembly this morning, Premier Michael Dunkley revealed the results of a recent study of the Islands homeless, carried out by the Department. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529676&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 20:16:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529676&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529676/AR/0/AR-150529676.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A recent study has shown that one third of the Islands homeless have suffered drug or alcohol problems in the past year, with the majority having never received treatment. Speaking in the House of Assembly this morning, Premier Michael Dunkley revealed the results of a recent study of the Islands homeless, carried out by the Department. .. Heated debate but accord on census change <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS01/150529674/AR/0/AR-150529674.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Bill switching the timing of a national census from once every five years to the discretion of the Premier has been passed in the House of Assembly over what were initially strenuous objections from the Opposition. However, in an accord at the end of the debate, both sides were in agreement on amending its wording to commit to holding a. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS01/150529674&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 19:37:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS01/150529674&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS01/150529674/AR/0/AR-150529674.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Bill switching the timing of a national census from once every five years to the discretion of the Premier has been passed in the House of Assembly over what were initially strenuous objections from the Opposition. However, in an accord at the end of the debate, both sides were in agreement on amending its wording to commit to holding a. .. House Atherden again defends guidelines <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529677/AR/0/AR-150529677.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Jeanne Atherden, the health minister, defended the new Bermuda Government insurance coverage proposals for mammograms. Regrettably, a health screening recommendation intended to improve the health of women by reducing their exposure to the risks of overdiagnosis has been misinterpreted, Ms Atherden said. This Government is. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529677&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 18:34:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529677&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529677/AR/0/AR-150529677.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Jeanne Atherden, the health minister, defended the new Bermuda Government insurance coverage proposals for mammograms. Regrettably, a health screening recommendation intended to improve the health of women by reducing their exposure to the risks of overdiagnosis has been misinterpreted, Ms Atherden said. This Government is. .. House Artemis linked with Morgans Point <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS25/150529679/AR/0/AR-150529679.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development, announced that Artemis Racing are considering moving their entire operation from California to Bermuda. The Swedish challenger for the 35th Americas Cup would need six acres of additional space if they were to make the move, with Morgans Point considered an option. It would. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS25/150529679&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 17:58:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS25/150529679&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS25/150529679/AR/0/AR-150529679.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development, announced that Artemis Racing are considering moving their entire operation from California to Bermuda. The Swedish challenger for the 35th Americas Cup would need six acres of additional space if they were to make the move, with Morgans Point considered an option. It would. .. House Scott aims to Score well with schools <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS01/150529678/AR/0/AR-150529678.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Minister of Education Wayne Scott has announced that a working group including parents and educators as well as government officials to work towards the establishment of the School Reorganisation Advisory Committee, or Score. The Score Committee will be advisory in nature, Mr Scott said. Using the finalised terms of reference, the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS01/150529678&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 15:46:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS01/150529678&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS01/150529678/AR/0/AR-150529678.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Minister of Education Wayne Scott has announced that a working group including parents and educators as well as government officials to work towards the establishment of the School Reorganisation Advisory Committee, or Score. The Score Committee will be advisory in nature, Mr Scott said. Using the finalised terms of reference, the. .. Opposition leader denies Daniels charge <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150528/NEWS02/150529734/AR/0/AR-150529734.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Marc Bean, the Leader of the Opposition, appeared in Magistrates Court yesterday to deny a charge of using offensive language. The charge is reportedly linked to an incident between Mr Bean and Toni Daniels, a former One Bermuda Alliance senator, outside of a Sandys polling station on November 6, 2014. According to the charge, Mr Bean. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150528/NEWS02/150529734&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 14:21:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150528/NEWS02/150529734&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150528/NEWS02/150529734/AR/0/AR-150529734.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Marc Bean, the Leader of the Opposition, appeared in Magistrates Court yesterday to deny a charge of using offensive language. The charge is reportedly linked to an incident between Mr Bean and Toni Daniels, a former One Bermuda Alliance senator, outside of a Sandys polling station on November 6, 2014. According to the charge, Mr Bean. .. CableVisions Family Fest cancelled <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529681/AR/0/AR-150529681.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermuda CableVision announced this morning that it has cancelled its Family Fest 2015 a Childrens Festival of the Performing Arts event because of unforeseen circumstances. The festival was due to be held at the Bermuda National Sports Centre on Sunday. Terry Roberson, the chief executive of Bermuda CableVision, said We. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529681&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 14:01:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529681&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529681/AR/0/AR-150529681.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermuda CableVision announced this morning that it has cancelled its Family Fest 2015 a Childrens Festival of the Performing Arts event because of unforeseen circumstances. The festival was due to be held at the Bermuda National Sports Centre on Sunday. Terry Roberson, the chief executive of Bermuda CableVision, said We. .. Model boat sails in... from Maine <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529705/AR/0/AR-150529705.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A model sailboat that washed up on the rocks in Devondale last week travelled more than 1,000 miles from Maine, United States, where schoolchildren had released it into the ocean with an exciting message. Michael and Anne Sousa found the little fibreglass boat on their Devonshire property and noticed that it came with instructions to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529705&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 12:52:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529705&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529705/AR/0/AR-150529705.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A model sailboat that washed up on the rocks in Devondale last week travelled more than 1,000 miles from Maine, United States, where schoolchildren had released it into the ocean with an exciting message. Michael and Anne Sousa found the little fibreglass boat on their Devonshire property and noticed that it came with instructions to. .. Inmates put heart and soul into float <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529704/AR/0/AR-150529704.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> For the men who built it, the underwater wonderland that picked up two awards in this years Bermuda Day Parade is much more than just a float. It represents countless hours of hard work, but more importantly it is proof to the world outside Westgates walls that prisoners can have a positive influence on the community. The. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529704&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 12:52:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529704&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529704/AR/0/AR-150529704.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> For the men who built it, the underwater wonderland that picked up two awards in this years Bermuda Day Parade is much more than just a float. It represents countless hours of hard work, but more importantly it is proof to the world outside Westgates walls that prisoners can have a positive influence on the community. The. .. Actor Herbert wins top award for musical <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529706/AR/0/AR-150529706.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermudian actor Daren Herbert has been bestowed special recognition in the Toronto Theatre Critics Awards for his role in an edgy jazz age musical The Wild Party. At present caught up in a one-man musical in Barre that concludes this weekend, Mr Herbert said he had barely had time to read about Wednesdays awards in which he took Best. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529706&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 12:09:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529706&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529706/AR/0/AR-150529706.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermudian actor Daren Herbert has been bestowed special recognition in the Toronto Theatre Critics Awards for his role in an edgy jazz age musical The Wild Party. At present caught up in a one-man musical in Barre that concludes this weekend, Mr Herbert said he had barely had time to read about Wednesdays awards in which he took Best. .. BHB backs cancer screening change <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529707/AR/0/AR-150529707.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Bermuda Hospitals Board BHB has thrown its support behind new and tighter guidelines for clinical practice, including government healthcare cover for the mammogram, which screens for breast cancer. Although Minister of Health Jeanne Atherden has stressed that patients at risk of breast cancer will be covered for regular mammograms,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529707&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 12:09:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529707&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529707/AR/0/AR-150529707.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Bermuda Hospitals Board BHB has thrown its support behind new and tighter guidelines for clinical practice, including government healthcare cover for the mammogram, which screens for breast cancer. Although Minister of Health Jeanne Atherden has stressed that patients at risk of breast cancer will be covered for regular mammograms,. .. Reef Watch offers sea, sun and fun <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529690/AR/0/AR-150529690.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermuda Zoological Societys annual Reef Watch event is due to take place on the last Saturday of next month. Coupling sun and sea, fun and excitement, with civic responsibility and a little bit of good-hearted competition, Reef Watch participants have a unique opportunity to enjoy a pleasurable day out on the water while making a. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529690&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 04:48:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS/150529690&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS/150529690/AR/0/AR-150529690.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermuda Zoological Societys annual Reef Watch event is due to take place on the last Saturday of next month. Coupling sun and sea, fun and excitement, with civic responsibility and a little bit of good-hearted competition, Reef Watch participants have a unique opportunity to enjoy a pleasurable day out on the water while making a. .. Man guilty of having cannabis worth 250,000 <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS02/150529691/AR/0/AR-150529691.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Sandys man yesterday admitted possessing more than ten pounds of cannabis with intent to supply. Clienty Butterfield, 35, from Woodlawn Road, pleaded guilty in Supreme Court of two counts of possessing cannabis with intent to supply on October 30 last year. Butterfield was reportedly found with containers holding 11lbs of the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS02/150529691&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 05:21:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS02/150529691&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS02/150529691/AR/0/AR-150529691.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Sandys man yesterday admitted possessing more than ten pounds of cannabis with intent to supply. Clienty Butterfield, 35, from Woodlawn Road, pleaded guilty in Supreme Court of two counts of possessing cannabis with intent to supply on October 30 last year. Butterfield was reportedly found with containers holding 11lbs of the. .. Visitor admits money laundering <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS02/150529694/AR/0/AR-150529694.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> An Israeli-American visitor has been given a suspended sentence after admitting money laundering offences. Jeff Bajayo, 67, from New York, pleaded guilty to charges of possessing 11,103 cash and a Rolex watch, worth 23,900, that he knew to represent, wholly or partially, the proceeds of criminal conduct, on a date between March 5 and. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS02/150529694&source=RSS Fri, 29 May 2015 05:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150529/NEWS02/150529694&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150529/NEWS02/150529694/AR/0/AR-150529694.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> An Israeli-American visitor has been given a suspended sentence after admitting money laundering offences. Jeff Bajayo, 67, from New York, pleaded guilty to charges of possessing 11,103 cash and a Rolex watch, worth 23,900, that he knew to represent, wholly or partially, the proceeds of criminal conduct, on a date between March 5 and. ..