Crumbling roads, grids due to storms cost poor nations billions, says World Bank
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — Natural hazards made more likely by climate change, such as flooding and storms, cost poor nations hundreds of billions every year due to crumbling infrastructure, the World Bank said yesterday.

Game of drones
Jamaica Observer

LE BOURGET, France (AFP) — A quadcopter drone appears on the radar screen and makes a beeline for the control tower at Paris' Le Bourget airport.Is this the latest in a string of drone sightings at airports that has...

No comfort in IMF analyses
Kaieteur News

The PPPC and the PNCR have something in common that is fundamental to the way in which the economy is organized. They both practise neoliberal economic policies. Neoliberal economies have certain features. They emphasize...

Schaper to lead new entity AIG Re
Royal Gazette

American International Group has formed AIG Re to consolidate the company's global reinsurance operations.The new global business will be led by chief executive officer Christopher Schaper, who will be based in Bermuda,...

Video: Delegation Opens Toronto Stock Exchange
Bernews

Bermuda Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson did the honours at a market-opening ceremony held at the Toronto Stock Exchange [TSX], accompanied by a...

Video: Delegation Opens Toronto Stock Exchange
Bernews

Bermuda Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson did the honours at a market-opening ceremony held at the Toronto Stock Exchange [TSX], accompanied by a delegation from the island. The group is in Toronto for a multi-industry...

Dickinson pushes green button at the TSX
Royal Gazette

Curtis Dickinson, the minister of finance, had the honour of opening the Toronto Stock Exchange, accompanied by a delegation from the island, this week.The group is in Toronto for a multi-industry forum, hosted today at...

Butterfield shares climb on BSX
Royal Gazette

Shares of Butterfield Bank gained 0.7 per cent in Bermuda Stock Exchange trading.The bank, the only stock to trade on the BSX, added 25 cents to close on $36.25 as 2,500 shares changed hands.Butterfield's US-listed shares...

Award for Bermudian entrepreneur
Royal Gazette

A Bermudian entrepreneur hailed as a "shining example" of a tourism ambassador has won an international award for his work in the industry.Dennie O'Connor won the 2019 International Certified Tourism Ambassador Star Award...

Dennie O’Connor Wins International CTA Award
Bernews

Bermudian entrepreneur Dennie O’Connor has brought home the 2019 International Certified Tourism Ambassador [CTA] Star Award, setting himself apart...

Dennie O’Connor Wins International CTA Award
Bernews

Bermudian entrepreneur Dennie O’Connor has brought home the 2019 International Certified Tourism Ambassador [CTA] Star Award, setting himself apart from other Tourism Ambassadors from around the US. The self-labelled...

Six Students Selected For Chubb Internship
Bernews

The Chubb Select internship, now in its seventh year, announced their six 2019 interns, with James Amaral, Diarra Franks, Dylan Muldoon, Aaron Rego, Leah Smith, and Danielle Wall all taking part in the programme. Chubb...

Brown & Co buys part of AS Cooper's business
Royal Gazette

AS Cooper & Sons Ltd has agreed to sell part of its business to fellow retailer Brown & Co, a subsidiary of The Phoenix Stores Ltd.Effective September 1, The Phoenix Stores Ltd will take over the lease, inventory...

A.S. Cooper To Sell Part Of Business To Phoenix
Bernews

One of the oldest names in Bermuda’s retail sector, A.S. Cooper & Sons, announced an agreement to sell part of its business to Brown & Co, a subsidiary of The Phoenix Stores Ltd. “Effective September 1,...

Gala to support Duke of Edinburgh charity
Royal Gazette

The Duke of Edinburgh Bermuda organisation has been chosen as beneficiary of the annual gala fundraising event to be held by the 100 Women in Finance networking group of professionals working in the finance industry.The...

Co-founder Randall steps down as R&Q CEO
Royal Gazette

Ken Randall has stepped down as group chief executive officer of Bermudian-based Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings.The London Stock Exchange-listed non-life legacy insurance investor said Mr Randall would continue...

Essent taps capital market in $333m ILS deal
Royal Gazette

Bermudian-based Essent Group has expanded its collateralised mortgage reinsurance protection with a $333.84 million insurance-linked securities issuance.The company's subsidiary, Essent Guaranty, made the issuance through...

Artex names Cobon Bermuda managing director
Royal Gazette

Insurance industry veteran Scott Cobon is the new managing director, Bermuda, for Bermudian-based insurance managers, Artex Risk Solutions.Mr Cobon moves into the position formerly occupied by Rob Eastham, who is taking...

Facebook's crypto move 'positive' for island
Royal Gazette

Facebook is to launch a global cryptocurrency next year, and it has been greeted as a positive for Bermuda's own ambitions in the digital asset and fintech space.The new currency is called Libra, and its structure...

100WF Gala To Support Duke Of Edinburgh
Bernews

100 Women in Finance [100WF], a global network of professionals in the finance industry, has selected The Duke of Edinburgh Bermuda as the beneficiary for its 2019 gala event, with its Bermuda Summer Sunset at Sandymount,...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 18 2019
Bernews

June 18 saw 2,076 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $10,843.50 BD. 1,966 shares were traded by One Communications Ltd, closing...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 18 2019
Bernews

June 18 saw 2,076 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $10,843.50 BD. 1,966 shares were traded by One Communications Ltd, closing down 2.2% at $3.50 per share, while another 110 shares were traded by Bank...

Carey Olsen Shortlisted For International Award
Bernews

Carey Olsen is a finalist in the International Legal Team of the Year category at the 2019/20 STEP Private Client Awards, with the company saying it makes it the “only law firm with a Bermuda-affiliated office to...

Economic reggae: Bank of Jamaica sells recovery with songs
Jamaica Gleaner

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP): Jamaica’s central bank thinks the country’s economy is doing very well, and it is using an instantly recognisable symbol of the island to get this message to the people – reggae...

Boeing apologises for Max crashes as Airbus rakes in sales
Jamaica Gleaner

Boeing executives apologised Monday to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, as the American plane maker struggles to regain the trust of regulators, pilots and the global...

Huawei fighting back, says US sanctions will cost it billions in revenue
Jamaica Gleaner

Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant’s revenue will be US$30 billion less than forecast over the next two years, as he compared the company to a “badly damaged plane” as a...

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