News http://www.royalgazette.com News en-us Police warn of computer virus <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219683/AR/0/AR-141219683.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermuda Police Service is warning the public about a computer virus that has disrupted their systems. The virus is spread via a spam e-mail message, entitled Your documen. This contains a zip file that, if opened, will replicate the email and send it to every contact in the recipients directory. A spokeswoman for the BPS. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219683&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:05:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219683&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219683/AR/0/AR-141219683.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermuda Police Service is warning the public about a computer virus that has disrupted their systems. The virus is spread via a spam e-mail message, entitled Your documen. This contains a zip file that, if opened, will replicate the email and send it to every contact in the recipients directory. A spokeswoman for the BPS. .. Radiation treatment introduced to Bermuda <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219686/AR/0/AR-141219686.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Cancer patients are to be offered radiation treatment on Island for the first time thanks to an ambitious project spearheaded by the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre. Executive director Tara Soares addressed the media this morning to outline the plans to bring the equipment to the Island along with a specialised medical team. Local. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219686&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:48:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219686&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219686/AR/0/AR-141219686.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Cancer patients are to be offered radiation treatment on Island for the first time thanks to an ambitious project spearheaded by the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre. Executive director Tara Soares addressed the media this morning to outline the plans to bring the equipment to the Island along with a specialised medical team. Local. .. Pair deny jewellery theft Two Sandys men denied trespassing and theft when they appeared in Magistrates Court this morning. Troy Harris, 24, and Marcus Robinson, 18, pleaded not guilty to trespassing and stealing jewellery from the residence of Cindy Foggo. The offences are alleged to have occurred on Slip Point Lane, St Georges, on December 16. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219684&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:47:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219684&source=RSS Two Sandys men denied trespassing and theft when they appeared in Magistrates Court this morning. Troy Harris, 24, and Marcus Robinson, 18, pleaded not guilty to trespassing and stealing jewellery from the residence of Cindy Foggo. The offences are alleged to have occurred on Slip Point Lane, St Georges, on December 16. Rapper Bento featured on BBC <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219693/AR/0/AR-141219693.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermuda-born rapper and song writer Matthew Bento has been chosen as the UK BBCs Introducing Artist of the Week. The performer has also been interviewed about Bermuda and its music scene. The young artist, who has supported the likes of Chris Brown and Joss Stone, has just released his debut album The Deep, featuring a song about. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219693&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:16:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219693&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219693/AR/0/AR-141219693.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermuda-born rapper and song writer Matthew Bento has been chosen as the UK BBCs Introducing Artist of the Week. The performer has also been interviewed about Bermuda and its music scene. The young artist, who has supported the likes of Chris Brown and Joss Stone, has just released his debut album The Deep, featuring a song about. .. Pregnant woman denies cannabis charges <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219685/AR/0/AR-141219685.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A pregnant woman denied importing and possessing cannabis when she appeared in Magistrates Court this morning. Valisa Holder, 40, of Devonshire, pleaded not guilty to one count of importing 1,101. 8 grammes of cannabis, and one count of being in possession of the same amount of cannabis with intent to supply. The offences are. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219685&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:15:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219685&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219685/AR/0/AR-141219685.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A pregnant woman denied importing and possessing cannabis when she appeared in Magistrates Court this morning. Valisa Holder, 40, of Devonshire, pleaded not guilty to one count of importing 1,101. 8 grammes of cannabis, and one count of being in possession of the same amount of cannabis with intent to supply. The offences are. .. Poll support for Regiment <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219689/AR/0/AR-141219689.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Group of Nine Colonels, representing leadership in the Bermuda Regiment since its inception in 1965, have released the results of polling conducted before and after the hurricanes that show support for The Regiment, and after the storms, levels rising in all categories of the poll to more than 60 per cent. Lieutenant Colonel Allan. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219689&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:33:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219689&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219689/AR/0/AR-141219689.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Group of Nine Colonels, representing leadership in the Bermuda Regiment since its inception in 1965, have released the results of polling conducted before and after the hurricanes that show support for The Regiment, and after the storms, levels rising in all categories of the poll to more than 60 per cent. Lieutenant Colonel Allan. .. Man in court for smashing bathroom sink <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219687/AR/0/AR-141219687.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A 31-year-old St Georges man admitted smashing a Bermuda Housing Corporation sink when he appeared in Magistrates Court this morning. Graison McCallan pleaded guilty to causing unlawful damage on the second floor bathroom of Langley House in St Davids, on October 15. The court heard that McCallan could be seen entering the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219687&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:29:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219687&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219687/AR/0/AR-141219687.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A 31-year-old St Georges man admitted smashing a Bermuda Housing Corporation sink when he appeared in Magistrates Court this morning. Graison McCallan pleaded guilty to causing unlawful damage on the second floor bathroom of Langley House in St Davids, on October 15. The court heard that McCallan could be seen entering the. .. Community unites to remember victims of gun and gang violence <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219688/AR/0/AR-141219688.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Around 300 people gathered at City Hall this afternoon in solidarity with the victims of gun and gang violence and their families. Mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, uncles and aunts of Bermudas murdered men joined together with other members of the community to remember victims. The 3030 event was organised by members of. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219688&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:21:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219688&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219688/AR/0/AR-141219688.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Around 300 people gathered at City Hall this afternoon in solidarity with the victims of gun and gang violence and their families. Mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, uncles and aunts of Bermudas murdered men joined together with other members of the community to remember victims. The 3030 event was organised by members of. .. Aon gives 6,000 in toys, food, gifts <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219690/AR/0/AR-141219690.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Insurance brokers Aon and their staff have rallied to donate more than 6,000 to charitable causes in time for Christmas. This included the Toys for Tots programme, dedicated to bringing Christmas toys to needy children, as well as Meals on Wheels and Agape House. Toys for Tots, which this year aimed to get 500 toys, received. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219690&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:44:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219690&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219690/AR/0/AR-141219690.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Insurance brokers Aon and their staff have rallied to donate more than 6,000 to charitable causes in time for Christmas. This included the Toys for Tots programme, dedicated to bringing Christmas toys to needy children, as well as Meals on Wheels and Agape House. Toys for Tots, which this year aimed to get 500 toys, received. .. Murray named regatta director for Americas Cup <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS25/141219694/AR/0/AR-141219694.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A former Americas Cup skipper, Iain Murray, has been appointed regatta director for the 2017 Americas Cup. Mr Murray will work in collaboration with the six registered teams that make up the Competitor Forum, and assist the commercial commissioner, Harvey Schiller, in drawing up the parameters for the Cup, which Bermuda is. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS25/141219694&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:42:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS25/141219694&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS25/141219694/AR/0/AR-141219694.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A former Americas Cup skipper, Iain Murray, has been appointed regatta director for the 2017 Americas Cup. Mr Murray will work in collaboration with the six registered teams that make up the Competitor Forum, and assist the commercial commissioner, Harvey Schiller, in drawing up the parameters for the Cup, which Bermuda is. .. Conyers raises 14,000 for community <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219692/AR/0/AR-141219692.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A leading law firm has donated 14,000 to seven charitable causes, as part of a 12-year commitment to support local organisations. Money for the donations were raised by the Conyers Dill and Pearman Staff Benevolent Fund. The fund was set up in 2002 and has so far given more than 374,000 to the local community. Jennifer Williams,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219692&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:24:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219692&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219692/AR/0/AR-141219692.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A leading law firm has donated 14,000 to seven charitable causes, as part of a 12-year commitment to support local organisations. Money for the donations were raised by the Conyers Dill and Pearman Staff Benevolent Fund. The fund was set up in 2002 and has so far given more than 374,000 to the local community. Jennifer Williams,. .. Christmas dinner to be served for those in need <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219697/AR/0/AR-141219697.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Christmas Day lunch for families in need will be served at the Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church on King Street, sponsored by Bermuda CableVision. It marks the fourth year that the company and church have teamed up for the holiday meal, to be held from 1pm to 3pm on December 25. CableVision will buy and prepare the food, with. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219697&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:07:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219697&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219697/AR/0/AR-141219697.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Christmas Day lunch for families in need will be served at the Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church on King Street, sponsored by Bermuda CableVision. It marks the fourth year that the company and church have teamed up for the holiday meal, to be held from 1pm to 3pm on December 25. CableVision will buy and prepare the food, with. .. Poll OBA would cling to power in snap general election <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219701/AR/0/AR-141219701.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The One Bermuda Alliance would win a snap general election but only just, according to the results of a new survey commissioned by The Royal Gazette. Forty per cent of people polled by Global Research last month said they would vote for the ruling party if an election was called tomorrow, with 33 per cent plumping for the Progressive. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219701&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:47:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141218/NEWS/141219701&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141218/NEWS/141219701/AR/0/AR-141219701.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The One Bermuda Alliance would win a snap general election but only just, according to the results of a new survey commissioned by The Royal Gazette. Forty per cent of people polled by Global Research last month said they would vote for the ruling party if an election was called tomorrow, with 33 per cent plumping for the Progressive. .. Doctor guilty of cell phone offence <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141217/NEWS/141219742/AR/0/AR-141219742.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A former chairman of the Bermuda Road Safety Council was convicted of using a hand held device while driving, when he appeared in Magistrates Court this morning. Dr Christopher Johnson, defending himself, argued that as a doctor responding to an emergency the law allowed him to use his cell phone while driving. The call had taken. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141217/NEWS/141219742&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:37:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141217/NEWS/141219742&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141217/NEWS/141219742/AR/0/AR-141219742.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A former chairman of the Bermuda Road Safety Council was convicted of using a hand held device while driving, when he appeared in Magistrates Court this morning. Dr Christopher Johnson, defending himself, argued that as a doctor responding to an emergency the law allowed him to use his cell phone while driving. The call had taken. .. Man accused of injuring soldier in road crash <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141217/NEWS/141219740/AR/0/AR-141219740.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> By Rebecca ZuillA 48-year-old man has been accused of hitting a Bermuda Regiment soldier with his car. James Guishard, of St Georges, appeared in Magistrates Court today. He is charged with causing grievous bodily harm while driving without due care and attention. Mr Guishard did not have to submit a plea because the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141217/NEWS/141219740&source=RSS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:37:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141217/NEWS/141219740&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141217/NEWS/141219740/AR/0/AR-141219740.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> By Rebecca ZuillA 48-year-old man has been accused of hitting a Bermuda Regiment soldier with his car. James Guishard, of St Georges, appeared in Magistrates Court today. He is charged with causing grievous bodily harm while driving without due care and attention. Mr Guishard did not have to submit a plea because the. ..