Grant to help poorer students to continue
Royal Gazette

A $300,000 grant to help poorer students study at Bermuda College will continue into the next fiscal year. Curtis Dickinson, the Minister of Finance, said the Paget college was "a key stakeholder in the economic growth...

Evening of 'booze magic'
Royal Gazette

Card tricks, illusions and "booze magic" are promised at a dinner show tonight.The Evening of Comedy Magic, hosted by Nadanja Bailey, will feature sleight of hand tricks performed by American artist Kristoff the...

Pupil grading system to receive $473,000
Royal Gazette

Almost half-a-million dollars will go towards the introduction of a new pupil grading system, the finance minister announced yesterday.Curtis Dickinson said that $473,000 would be used "to continue the implementation of a...

Mortgage move 'unfair' use of public money
Royal Gazette

A move to set up a government-backed mortgage lender is a "wantonly unfair" use of public money, the shadow finance minister said yesterday.Nick Kempe also warned that the Progressive Labour Party's plan to lend cash to...

Hoteliers welcome cut in land taxes
Royal Gazette

The Budget showed the Government had listened to hoteliers' fears over rising land taxes, the Bermuda Hotel Association said yesterday.Stephen Todd, CEO of the BHA, said hoteliers were pleased that Curtis Dickinson, the...

Dickinson speaks of 'hard work, sacrifice'
Royal Gazette

A hush fell on the House of Assembly yesterday as all eyes turned to Curtis Dickinson when he rose to deliver his first Budget.Mr Dickinson, who took the finance portfolio in November 2018, acknowledged the milestone.He...

Julica's journey from barmaid to barrister
Royal Gazette

A former barmaid spoke of the countless hours she spent working and studying to reach her dream of becoming a lawyer.Julica Harvey, 31, was surrounded by family and friends as she was Called to the Bar yesterday - and...

Finance minister suspends sinking-fund payments
Royal Gazette

The Bermuda Government is to suspend payments into the sinking fund, a home for money set aside to pay down long-term debt.In his maiden Budget Statement yesterday, Curtis Dickinson, the Minister of Finance, said it did...

Breaks put performers centre stage
Royal Gazette

Home-grown musicians have a better chance of taking centre stage after tax breaks for venues that hire Bermudian artists were announced in yesterday's Budget.Curtis Dickinson, the finance minister, said he wanted to boost...

Business as usual: no big tax hikes
Royal Gazette

The business world was spared big tax hikes as the Minister of Finance delivered his first Budget yesterday.Curtis Dickinson said that the anticipated revenues for the next financial year were about $1.118 billion - $28.6...

Official Govt & Legal Notices For Feb 22nd 2019
Bernews

The official Government and Legal notices for today [Feb 22] include planning applications. List of Proposed Planning Applicatinos Registered between...

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 23
Bernews

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 23rd. On...

Sudan's Bashir dissolves government as he declares state of emergency
Telegraph UK

The anti-government demonstrations began on Dec. 19, triggered by price increases and cash shortages, but quickly developed into After Bashir's speech, angry protesters in the city of Omdurman chanted "Freedom!" and set...

PartnerRe Reports Q4 & Full Year 2018 Results
Bernews

Bermuda-based PartnerRe Ltd. reported a net loss attributable to common shareholder of $32 million for the fourth quarter which was largely driven by...

Cabinet considers proposal to assist tourists with physical disabilities
Antigua Observer

Visitors suffering from physical disabilities may soon have a special service that would allow them to equally enjoy all that Antigua and Barbuda has to offer. President of the Antigua and Barbuda Association of Persons...

Armed bandits target taxi driver
Antigua Observer

A taxi driver is at home recovering from a savage beating by armed men who attacked and robbed him outside his Bethesda home this week before escaping with his vehicle, TX1459. The 46-year-old man, who fears for his...

Staff say ABS protest being taken lightly
Antigua Observer

Striking workers at the Antigua and Barbuda Broadcasting Service (ABS) continue to express dissatisfaction as they press for resolution of their grievances. Shop Steward Kerrio Adams told OBSERVER the message does not...

Dockyard gets best Caribbean attraction accolade
Antigua Observer

Antigua and Barbuda’s Nelson’s Dockyard has been voted “Best Attraction in the Caribbean”. “Nelson’s Dockyard, the only continuously working Georgian naval dockyard in the world, topped...

Today's Horoscope - February
Jamaica Observer

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, February 23, 2019: This year, you seem to seek out new ideas, learn new processes, and expose yourself to different cultures. If single, you are unlikely to tumble madly in love until next...

Sweet Rewards at the 2019 Sugar Cane Ball
Jamaica Observer

The 2019 Sugar Cane Ball left guests in high spirits and the Hanover Charities executive excited to put the raised funds to good use. The funds will continue the work of the charity in providing scholarships for tertiary...

A national dengue elimination day is needed
Jamaica Gleaner

The dengue fever epidemic in Jamaica has shown no sign of slowing down. Unfortunately, we are still talking about it and children continue to get very ill and even die from the disease. The media and the Ministry of...

Cheers, Minister
Jamaica Observer

Montego Bay businessman Lachu Ramchandani and Danny Galani hosted a luncheon for Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett at Mainland China Restaurant in Ocho Rios on February 3. According to the hosts, the event was staged in...

Eastern Caribbean journalists on 'fact-finding' mission to Venezuela
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – A group of journalists from six Caribbean countries are currently on a “fact finding” mission to Venezuela.They departed for Caracas on Thursday and will remain for two days.The...

Pictures of the Day: 23 February 2019
Telegraph UK

Pictures of the Day: 23 February 2019 - News elegraph logo eed of articles aved articles ALL SECTIONS More 23 Feb 2019 Pictures of the Day: 23 February 2019 1 of 15 Farmer Gilles Druet flanked by the 2019 fair's muse cow,...

Kitson Town SDA bids farewell to inspirational leaders
Jamaica Gleaner

Ruddy Mathison/Gleaner Writer It was a moment of sadness and at the same time an acknowledgement that the work of the Lord must be done in other places by dedicated servants who have resigned themselves to wining souls...

A national dengue elimination day is needed – Morris
Jamaica Gleaner

The dengue fever epidemic in Jamaica has shown no sign of slowing down. Unfortunately, we are still talking about it and children continue to get very ill and even die from the disease. The media and the Ministry of...

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