News http://www.royalgazette.com News en-us Unions, campaign group to march in protest over PRCs <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729846/AR/0/AR-140729846.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Government is being urged to shut down a legal loophole that allows Permanent Resident Certificate holders to apply for Status and develop a reasoned and well thought-out policy on the issue. And this morning union leaders and pressure group The Peoples Campaign accused the One Bermuda Alliance administration of ignoring the will of. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729846&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:36:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729846&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729846/AR/0/AR-140729846.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Government is being urged to shut down a legal loophole that allows Permanent Resident Certificate holders to apply for Status and develop a reasoned and well thought-out policy on the issue. And this morning union leaders and pressure group The Peoples Campaign accused the One Bermuda Alliance administration of ignoring the will of. .. Stalker jailed for three months <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729848/AR/0/AR-140729848.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Paget man was today sentenced to three months in prison after he admitted stalking a woman over the course of a week. Toronto Darrell, 46, of Middle Road, called and sent text messages to Diana Smith to such an extent she eventually sought help from the Centre For Abuse, prosecutor Garrett Byrne told the court. The two had been. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729848&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:15:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729848&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729848/AR/0/AR-140729848.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Paget man was today sentenced to three months in prison after he admitted stalking a woman over the course of a week. Toronto Darrell, 46, of Middle Road, called and sent text messages to Diana Smith to such an extent she eventually sought help from the Centre For Abuse, prosecutor Garrett Byrne told the court. The two had been. .. CURB dismayed by status decision <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729852/AR/0/AR-140729852.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda CURB has expressed dismay following Governments decision to withdraw its appeal on the right of PRC holders to seek Bermuda status. In a statement, the group said It should by now be well understood that the loophole being exploited as a pathway to citizenship is the result of an error in. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729852&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:47:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729852&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729852/AR/0/AR-140729852.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda CURB has expressed dismay following Governments decision to withdraw its appeal on the right of PRC holders to seek Bermuda status. In a statement, the group said It should by now be well understood that the loophole being exploited as a pathway to citizenship is the result of an error in. .. Man accused of attempting to kill his stepson <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729851/AR/0/AR-140729851.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Warwick man has been charged with attempting to murder his stepson. Raphael Douglas, 51, of Rings Court, was also charged with unlawfully wounding his stepson, Jerome Thomas, during an altercation between the two on July 22, prosecutor Garrett Bryne told Magistrates Court this morning. It is alleged that Mr Douglas stabbed Mr. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729851&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729851&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729851/AR/0/AR-140729851.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Warwick man has been charged with attempting to murder his stepson. Raphael Douglas, 51, of Rings Court, was also charged with unlawfully wounding his stepson, Jerome Thomas, during an altercation between the two on July 22, prosecutor Garrett Bryne told Magistrates Court this morning. It is alleged that Mr Douglas stabbed Mr. .. Cut down the drink, says top doctor <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729866/AR/0/AR-140729866.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> KEMH emergency room chief warns the public about the dangers of alcohol before Cup MatchBy Leanne McGrathEmergency room medics are treating people for excessive drinking nearly every day in Bermuda. Dr Edward Schultz, who has been chief of the ER at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for 26 years, said alcohol-related. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729866&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:03:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729866&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729866/AR/0/AR-140729866.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> KEMH emergency room chief warns the public about the dangers of alcohol before Cup MatchBy Leanne McGrathEmergency room medics are treating people for excessive drinking nearly every day in Bermuda. Dr Edward Schultz, who has been chief of the ER at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for 26 years, said alcohol-related. .. Summer interns make a difference <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140723/NEWS/140729896/AR/0/AR-140729896.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Centre for Philanthropy recently celebrated its sixth annual Summer Intern Community Day on Nelson Mandela Day a day focused on community service. It was a chance for some 120 students to contribute to 11 non-profit organisations by way of a variety of projects. The United Nations declared Nelson Mandela International Day in. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS/140729896&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:40:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS/140729896&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140723/NEWS/140729896/AR/0/AR-140729896.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Centre for Philanthropy recently celebrated its sixth annual Summer Intern Community Day on Nelson Mandela Day a day focused on community service. It was a chance for some 120 students to contribute to 11 non-profit organisations by way of a variety of projects. The United Nations declared Nelson Mandela International Day in. .. Government withdraws legal challenge to PRC status <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS01/140729895/AR/0/AR-140729895.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Government yesterday backed down on a decision to challenge a court ruling to grant status to Permanent Resident Certificate holders. Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy told Senate was no merit in pushing ahead with an appeal against a Supreme Court ruling that some PRC holders were eligible to apply for status. iMr Fahy said. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS01/140729895&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:50:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS01/140729895&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS01/140729895/AR/0/AR-140729895.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Government yesterday backed down on a decision to challenge a court ruling to grant status to Permanent Resident Certificate holders. Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy told Senate was no merit in pushing ahead with an appeal against a Supreme Court ruling that some PRC holders were eligible to apply for status. iMr Fahy said. .. Men charged with pit bull offences <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140723/NEWS/140729893/AR/0/AR-140729893.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Three men appeared in Magistrates Court this morning charged with keeping unlicensed pit bulls. Yusef Outerbrige, 42, of Warwick, pleaded guilty to keeping and breeding an unlicensed pit bull. The court heard that police seized the dog and eight puppies on February 19 this year. Mr Outerbridge apologised to the court, stating I. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS/140729893&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:48:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS/140729893&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140723/NEWS/140729893/AR/0/AR-140729893.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Three men appeared in Magistrates Court this morning charged with keeping unlicensed pit bulls. Yusef Outerbrige, 42, of Warwick, pleaded guilty to keeping and breeding an unlicensed pit bull. The court heard that police seized the dog and eight puppies on February 19 this year. Mr Outerbridge apologised to the court, stating I. .. PRCs go home! Hamilton councillor warns of catastrophic grant of Status <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729854/AR/0/AR-140729854.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A councillor for the City of Hamilton launched a one-man protest against giving status to holders of Permanent Resident Certificates. John Holdipp III stood outside of City Hall yesterday holding a sign saying PRCs we invited you to work now we need you to go home, thanks. The protest comes as a response to Governments. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729854&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:48:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729854&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729854/AR/0/AR-140729854.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A councillor for the City of Hamilton launched a one-man protest against giving status to holders of Permanent Resident Certificates. John Holdipp III stood outside of City Hall yesterday holding a sign saying PRCs we invited you to work now we need you to go home, thanks. The protest comes as a response to Governments. .. Man remanded after alleged shooting <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140723/NEWS/140729894/AR/0/AR-140729894.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Pembroke man has been remanded in custody after being charged with using a firearm with intent to cause bodily harm. In Magistrates Courth this morning, prosecutor Carrington Mahoney said Michael Puckerin, 31, of Footbridge Lane, shot at Damon Morris with a 9mm firearm on North Shore Road, Devonshire on July 13. Mr Puckerin is. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS/140729894&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:47:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS/140729894&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140723/NEWS/140729894/AR/0/AR-140729894.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Pembroke man has been remanded in custody after being charged with using a firearm with intent to cause bodily harm. In Magistrates Courth this morning, prosecutor Carrington Mahoney said Michael Puckerin, 31, of Footbridge Lane, shot at Damon Morris with a 9mm firearm on North Shore Road, Devonshire on July 13. Mr Puckerin is. .. Somerset police move temporarily to Dockyard <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140723/NEWS/140729890/AR/0/AR-140729890.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Officers from Somerset Police Station have moved temporarily to Dockyard while a new radio tower is built. Chief Inspector Calvin Smith told a press conference today that the move was only likely to be for three or four weeks, while an older radio tower is replaced at the Somerset Road station in Sandys. It will affect. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS/140729890&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:45:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS/140729890&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140723/NEWS/140729890/AR/0/AR-140729890.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Officers from Somerset Police Station have moved temporarily to Dockyard while a new radio tower is built. Chief Inspector Calvin Smith told a press conference today that the move was only likely to be for three or four weeks, while an older radio tower is replaced at the Somerset Road station in Sandys. It will affect. .. Dunkley thanks Hollis for party work <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS01/140729865/AR/0/AR-140729865.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Premier Michael Dunkley has accepted Thad Hollis resignation as chairman of the One Bermuda Alliance and last night thanked him for his work for the party. Mr Hollis quit his post only days after unveiling a hard-hitting report into the Jetgate row and a party-linked Bermuda Political Action Club bank account set up to fund a grassroots. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS01/140729865&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:44:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS01/140729865&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS01/140729865/AR/0/AR-140729865.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Premier Michael Dunkley has accepted Thad Hollis resignation as chairman of the One Bermuda Alliance and last night thanked him for his work for the party. Mr Hollis quit his post only days after unveiling a hard-hitting report into the Jetgate row and a party-linked Bermuda Political Action Club bank account set up to fund a grassroots. .. Reparations lecture cancelled A lecture on reparations and psychological rehabilitation scheduled to take place tomorrow has been cancelled. The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs has been forced to postpone the annual Dr Kenneth E. RobinsonCyril Outerbridge Packwood Memorial Lecture because guest speaker Dr Verene Shepherd was unable to travel due to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS/140729888&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:43:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS/140729888&source=RSS A lecture on reparations and psychological rehabilitation scheduled to take place tomorrow has been cancelled. The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs has been forced to postpone the annual Dr Kenneth E. RobinsonCyril Outerbridge Packwood Memorial Lecture because guest speaker Dr Verene Shepherd was unable to travel due to. .. OBA chairmans report wrong, says Fahy <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140723/NEWS01/140729889/AR/0/AR-140729889.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy yesterday broke his silence on the Jetgate row and slammed inaccurate claims in a report into the affair by Thad Hollis who resigned Tuesday as One Bermuda Alliance chairman. Sen Fahy said a claim by Mr Hollis that he had been phoned by the Bank of Butterfield and confirmed the account when OBA. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS01/140729889&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:43:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140723/NEWS01/140729889&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140723/NEWS01/140729889/AR/0/AR-140729889.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy yesterday broke his silence on the Jetgate row and slammed inaccurate claims in a report into the affair by Thad Hollis who resigned Tuesday as One Bermuda Alliance chairman. Sen Fahy said a claim by Mr Hollis that he had been phoned by the Bank of Butterfield and confirmed the account when OBA. .. Training Board hands out 45 scholarships <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729860/AR/0/AR-140729860.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Forty-five young people have been granted scholarships by the National Training Board. The Sponsorship Trainee Award is worth 18,000 and is linked to an apprenticeship and full-time employment after completion. For this funding, industry partners apply on behalf of a staff member, who will undertake a specific course for a period. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729860&source=RSS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:40:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140724/NEWS/140729860&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140724/NEWS/140729860/AR/0/AR-140729860.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Forty-five young people have been granted scholarships by the National Training Board. The Sponsorship Trainee Award is worth 18,000 and is linked to an apprenticeship and full-time employment after completion. For this funding, industry partners apply on behalf of a staff member, who will undertake a specific course for a period. ..