Bank backs off US share offer
Nation News

FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited (FCIB) has got cold feet. The Barbadian-based bank announced late yesterday that in light of “market conditions at this juncture” it was withdrawing “the [United...

Deadline extended for barber and beauty competition
Jamaica Star

The deadline for entries in the JN Small Business Loans Barber and Beauty Challenge has been extended to April 27.The original deadline was March 31. The competition's final will now be held on July 1.Ockino Petrie,...

Welder rescues mom with three-wheel creation
Jamaica Star

When Alvern Simpson saw his mother making numerous trips to the river with a bucket on her head, he knew he had to step in and make a difference.He knew he could not afford to buy her a car, so he decided to use pieces of...

Man blames hospital for fiancee's death
Jamaica Star

Just weeks ago, Shevon Edwards, a teacher at the St Jago High School, was busy planning his wedding with his fiancee, Shanice Lewis. But today, he is faced with the pain of planning her funeral.Lewis, who was a teacher at...

Single mom makes big bucks from porn website
Jamaica Star

Although she is a certified phlebotomist (a person trained to draw blood), a single mother, who goes by the name Scorpio Queen, felt she had to find other means of surviving after sending out numerous job applications...

AAD: New Therapy Course Helps With Dementia
Bernews

A group of Bermuda residents experiencing symptoms of dementia have benefited from a therapy course that has proven to help improve memory scores and...

Daughter of Holby City actor 'first to die' from taking new party drug 2CP, court hears
Telegraph UK

Daughter of Holby City actor 'first to die' from taking new party drug 2CP, court hears ALL SECTIONS More Daughter of Holby City actor 'first to die' from taking new party drug 2CP, court hears Louella Fletcher-Michie,...

North and South Korea make call on first telephone hotline set up between two ahead of meeting
Telegraph UK

North and South Korea make first call on hotline set up ahead of summit with Kim Jong-un ALL SECTIONS More North and South Korea make first call on hotline set up ahead of summit with Kim Jong-un Kim Jong-un and South...

Dog feared to have cancer had actually eaten four teddy bears... but vet didn't realise until midway through operation 
Telegraph UK

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RPB looking to push culture in schools
Nation News

One of Barbados’ cultural ambassadors is on a mission to get more children involved in the arts. Speaking to WEEKEND BUZZ, Stedson Red Plastic Bag Wiltshire said that the recently held inaugural calypso...

Caribbean health care systems in urgent need of attention says CARPHA
Dominica News Online

The Region’s health care systems and the public health infrastructure are in urgent need of attention and should be better financed and more cost effective. Strengthening health systems has been identified as a...

‘The Last Straw’ For Fairmont Southampton
Bernews

In an effort to help the problems of plastic in the oceans, the Fairmont Southampton has made a commitment to eliminating conventional plastic...

US military flight brings relief supplies to Dominica
Dominica News Online

The United States Government is continuing its support to the government and people of Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. A U.S. military flight containing relief supplies arrived in Dominica this week under...

COMMENTARY: Change agent of choice
Dominica News Online

As a resident of Roseau, I first heard about MP Joseph Isaac’s move to the centre aisle while passing by the Jackson shop in the heart of the Capital. Folks were saying he went to Guadeloupe and on his return...

Zimbabwe parliament summons Mugabe on May 9
Jamaica Observer

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AFP) — A Zimbabwe parliament committee has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to give evidence on May 9 over diamond corruption costing billions of dollars, underlining his fall from power...

Commonwealth backs Prince Charles as next head
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Commonwealth leaders agreed Friday that Prince Charles should follow his mother Queen Elizabeth II as the next head of the group, the BBC and other media reported.Queen Elizabeth on...

C'bean nationals among 70 million to be vaccinated as part of Vaccination Week
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says Caribbean nationals will be among more than 70 million people who will be vaccinated against a variety of dangerous preventable...

Licensing gap for caterers who serve alcohol
Royal Gazette

Existing liquor licences do not cover outside caterers who serve alcohol, the Liquor Licensing Authority said yesterday. Juan Wolffe, the LLA chairman and a senior magistrate, said the authority was keen to help...

Peppercorn Ceremony to be held on Monday
Royal Gazette

St Georges will celebrate the Annual Peppercorn Ceremony on Monday with traditional flair. A Corporation of St George spokesman said We welcome all to come out and enjoy the Bermuda Regiment Band with its pomp and...

Reviewer pleased with his Twizy rental
Royal Gazette

The Renault Twizy has been put in the spotlight on the Popular Mechanics website with Bermuda as the test track. The article, by writer Andrew Moseman reviewed the electric minicars and detailed his experiences driving a....

Patients benefit from dementia therapy
Royal Gazette

Dementia patients in Bermuda have benefited from an international therapy course to improve memory and mood. Four of the seven participants showed better thought processes, four saw an improvement in their mood and three...

Offering help to Alzheimers sufferer
Royal Gazette

For months, she felt like a helpless spectator to her fathers struggle with Alzheimers. Plans involving basic logistics would flummox him like a complex battle plan. But after a pilot programme offered by Action on...

College lecturer meets Prince Charles
Royal Gazette

Bermudian author and former Bermuda College lecturer Angela Barry got to meet the Prince of Wales at the Commonwealth Peoples Forum in London. Ms Barry met the heir to the throne after she was selected to have her short...

More than half of Azuras first phase sold
Royal Gazette

A new hotel and apartment development is expected to open its doors next month, it was revealed yesterday. John Bush of Clearwater Development, the firm behind Azura Boutique Hotel and Residences, said more than half of...

Longline fishing blamed for killing blue shark
Royal Gazette

Experts say the discovery of a dead shark on a South shore beach this week might indicate commercial longline fishing activity not far from Bermudas shores. Video footage of the creature was circulated on social media,...

Evans wins payout over his dismissal
Royal Gazette

Sacked education commissioner Freddie Evans has won a substantial payout after he launched legal action against the Governor and the Government over his dismissal. Dr Evans, who was fired from his post by John Rankin in...

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