All Stories All Stories en-us Herbie celebrates 50 years in the kitchen A veteran chef has had a street named after him to mark an amazing 50 years in the kitchens of the islands top hotels. Herbie Bascome, 78, has been cooking up a storm at the Fairmont Southampton for more than 40 years after he started in the business at the Hamilton Princess in 1968. Yesterday, his half-century, which included. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Millennial-led mindshare heads for Bermuda Some of the worlds smartest and most talented millennial entrepreneurs are coming to Bermuda for the first Meeting of the Minds event to be held outside the US. Organisers hope the overseas attendees will be joined by an equal number of Bermudian-based entrepreneurs, chief executive officers and corporate sector leaders. Promoted. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Christopher Boxing has been my salvation Tyler Christopher has revealed how boxing turned his life around and helped him knuckle down after serving a short prison sentence about two years ago. The 21-year-old heads to Barranquilla, Colombia, on Thursday, where he will represent Bermuda at the Central American and Caribbean Games and said he is proud of how he has matured inside. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:01:00 EST Shermas passion to write Two months to write, 15 minutes on the stage. Sherma Webbe Clarke is hoping the effort she put into her first play pays off. If Someday a Painter is one of six original works selected for BMDSs annual Famous For 15 Minutes playwriting competition. I had to have my husband Ricardo read the e-mail to me. I couldnt believe it, she. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Steps to take before you get solar Dear Heather,I have heard about solar electricity and I am thinking about installing some at my property. How do I go about it? What do I need to know?Going SolarDear Going Solar,These are some great questions! I actually dont have much experience with solar energy so I met with Stratton Hatfield of BE Solar,. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Minister No permission to shut Tobacco Bay Tobacco Bay beach should not have been closed to the public at the weekend, the public works minister said yesterday. Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch explained Beach Boys Ltd, who run the concession at the St Georges beach, were given a permit to host an event on Sunday. But he said At no time did the parks department grant. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Cryptocurrencies like giant pyramid scheme Cryptocurrency. I touched on this one word last week in which I warned of snake oil salesmen. For me I cringe every time I hear the word uttered. Why? Because once you get past the slick marketing campaigns, the media hype and self-styled investment gurus all telling you to invest now to get giant returns it all looks, sounds and smells. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Bermudians send 20,000 of help to Haiti Generous Bermudians have filled a shipping container bound for poverty-stricken Haiti. Feed My Lambs Ministry will send about 20,000 worth of donated items to the French-speaking Caribbean country later this month. Linda Adderley, the sister of charity founder Phillip Rego, said that the donated items which include doors,. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Trump sides with Putin over FBI US Senator John McCains verdict on US President Donald Trumps performance at the summit in Helsinki was brutal, but just No prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant. Standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday, Trump failed to support his own governments unequivocal assessment that. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Woman cleared of stealing from senior The case against an American life coach accused of stealing 56,000 from an elderly Bermudian client was thrown out today. Puisne Judge Charles-Etta Simmons directed jury members to return not guilty verdicts on all counts against Melissa Burton. Ms Burton, 53, was charged with five counts of theft and one count of financial. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:08:00 EST Police name teenager killed in crash A teenager killed in an early-morning crash in Hamilton Parish over the weekend was named by police yesterday. Jen-Naya Simmons, 18, died after she lost control of her motorcycle on North Shore Road at about 3. 30am on Sunday. She was rushed to hospital, but was pronounced dead a short time later. Ms Simmons is the seventh. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Hargun appointed as Chief Justice Judicial independence is a vital safeguard of the Constitution, the islands new Chief Justice said yesterday. Narinder Hargun added that the requirement of the judiciary to be independent was not a legal technicality. Mr Justice Hargun said The judicial oath requires us to treat the Government just as any other party which may. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Case dismissed against senator Caesar A charge of careless driving against government senator Crystal Caesar was dismissed by a court yesterday. Ms Caesar, 44, from Pembroke, was accused of running a red light at the junction of Court Street and Reid Street in Hamilton. The police constable who issued the ticket told Magistrates Court that he assumed that the traffic. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Butterfield Bank shares slip 1.1 Shares of Butterfield Bank were down 50 cents, or 1. 1 per cent, at 46 after 133 traded on The Royal GazetteBSX Index. On the New York Stock Exchange, the banks shares were up 43 cents, or 0. 92 per cent, at 47. 16. The Royal GazetteBSX Index was down 22. 49 points, or 0. 84 per cent, at 2,658. 94. The BSX Insurance Index was. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:38:00 EST Bascome fighting on to make Rego proud Nikki Bascome said he almost quit boxing after the death of his longtime coach and father figure Allan Forty Rego. Rego died aged 86 in February, just a few months after Bascomes first defeat a fourth-round knockout by Portuguese Fbio Costa at the Fairmont Southampton last November. Bascome has shared his intimate thoughts on. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:01:00 EST Registrar hits back at Opposition claim The Parliamentary Registrars office has called on the Opposition to amend inaccurate statements by former Opposition leader Patricia Gordon-Pamplin. The day after the One Bermuda Alliance renewed charges of the alleged sharing of voters information with a political party, the registrars office released a statement saying that the. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:16:00 EST Motorcyclist led police on chase A 32-year-old woman who led police on a motorcycle chase through Hamilton was banned from the road for 12 months and fined for refusal to take a breath test. Magistrates Court heard how Samantha Hill missed collisions with a taxi and a wall and drove on the wrong side of the road as police chased her. Hill, of Devonshire, was. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:39:00 EST Cruise passenger fined for drug offences A 41-year-old cruise ship passenger was today fined a total of 1,300 for drugs offences and resisting Customs officers. Rene Rosengart, from New York, admitted importing cannabinoid oil and what she believed to be ecstasy pills although the pills were later found not to contain illegal drugs. Magistrates Court heard Rosengart. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:22:00 EST Warning over social media fraud Fake social media profiles are being used to ask for money in return for five-figure Government grants. Police said fraudsters had urged people to send 700 to an undisclosed location via FedEx so that they could receive a 50,000 grant. A police spokesman warned residents to verify any online messages they receive that claimed to. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:10:00 EST OBA urges Premier to release hospital deal Jeanne Atherden, the Leader of the Opposition, has called on David Burt to release an unredacted version of the deal to build a new hospital wing. The challenge was raised by Ms Atherden on Friday, during the inaugural Premiers question time segment of the orders in the House of Assembly. During the half-hour of questions, the. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:03:00 EST Trump disgraces the presidency in Helsinki Nearly a year after Donald Trump crippled his presidency by saying there was blame on both sides after a scrum between white nationalists and anti-racist protesters in Virginia, he has created another Charlottesville moment. This time it was on the world stage. Trumps 40-minute press conference yesterday with Russian President Vladimir. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST X-Roads get their hitman in Thompson X Roadss search for a proven goalscorer is over. The Premier Division club secured the services of prolific striker Donovan Thompson from St Georges Colts for the upcoming season during the Bermuda Football Association summer transfer period that expired on Sunday. We were behind him since last season and it just happened that he. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST IBMs Watson handler to speak on AI A technology specialist involved in one of the worlds leading artificial intelligence efforts is coming to Bermuda to speak about the AI revolution. Rob High is chief technology officer at IBM Watson. He has been announced as a keynote speaker for the GR Innovation amp Insurtech event in November. IBM Watson is a supercomputer. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST OBA cry foul over voters details The One Bermuda Alliance alleged this afternoon that voters contact details, filed with the office of the Parliamentary Registrar, had been shared with the Progressive Labour Party for election campaigns dating back to 2012. The statement was issued by Patricia Gordon-Pamplin, the Shadow Minister of Home Affairs. Ms Gordon-Pamplin. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Burgess and Hodsoll hit form at right time Baileys Bay pair Zeko Burgess and Kyle Hodsoll issued an ominous warning to challengers Cleveland County before the opening round of the Eastern Counties on Saturday. The seam bowlers warmed up for Bays title defence in the best possible way, claiming nine wickets with the new ball, in their teams nine-wicket win over Somerset in the. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Cuban put on Bermuda stop list A man who stayed in Bermuda for three days last week is to be put on the countrys stop list after his criminal links were exposed. Ruben Yarzagaray arrived on the island from Canada but when he flew back he was denied entry to the country on the grounds of criminal activity. Mr Yarzagaray was returned to Bermuda where. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Canada T20 was a learning experience for Leverock Kamau Leverock said being involved in the inaugural Global T20 Canada was something special and believes that the experience can only bode well for his game. The Bermuda all-rounder was a member of the Vancouver Knights, led by former West Indies captain Chris Gayle, who won the tournament after thrashing rivals West Indies B by. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Fashion Festival is stylish success Organisers have hailed this years Fashion Festival as a huge success. They said that Bermudian designers had been offered international opportunities as a result of the event. Danilee Trott, executive producer of the festival, was thrilled by the quality and reception of this years event. Ms Trott said We had a really. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST On-form Patton shines in Texas Campbell Patton continued his fine form of late during yesterdays opening day of racing at the Youth Sailing World Championships in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Bermudians campaign is off to an encouraging start after producing two top-ten displays in the two races contested on Corpus Christi Bay. Patton crossed the line in tenth in. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Docksiders stay undefeated Docksiders protected their unblemished record with a 16-7 triumph over X-Bats as the top A Division and B Division teams faced off last Thursday. Docksiders jumped out to a 6-0 first inning advantage and never looked back as they coasted to the win. Richard Madeiros 3-3 and Lovintz Tota 3-4 led the way for the victors. Tota. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Burt holds first Premiers Question Period The Premier confirmed the Bermuda Governments purchase of the Park Place building, understood to be the IAS Park building on Hamiltons Church Street, as a fintech space. David Burt told Opposition MP Patricia Gordon-Pamplin that the building had been acquired by the Bermuda Housing Corporation acting through the public works. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST House Regiment values pressed home Training methods have been improved at the Royal Bermuda Regiment, national security minister Wayne Caines told the House of Assembly on Friday. Mr Caines said the second recruit intake of 2018 has taken the total soldiers recruited this year to 65, up from 60 last year. He told MPs This RBR cohorts conversion to military life is. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Sport Scoreboard, July 17, 2018 For the latest results from Bermuda and around the world, click on the PDF link under Related Media Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Mediation services to be expanded for split families Legislation to expand mediation policies to families split through divorce or separation has been approved by MPs. The Family Mediation Act expands the powers of the Co-Parenting Mediation Council to help resolve a wider range of family law matters. Michael Weeks, Minister of Social Development and Sports, said the move would help. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Barbara Ball scholars announced A total of eight students on healthcare courses have been awarded scholarships named after pioneer doctor Barbara Ball. Kim Wilson, the health minister, said, I am extremely proud that we can support our young people seeking careers in health professions that support public health. This is aligned with the spirit I believe Dr Barbara. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Young landscapers heading to Britain A new crop of gardeners said yesterday jobs with the parks department has changed their lives and given them the trip of a lifetime. The four youngsters were picked from a class of 11 that took part in the most recent Skills Development Programme and will travel to the UK tonight to boost their careers further. They will be in. .. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Businessman accused of US fraud A Bermudian businessman has been accused in a 135 million fraud claim in the United States. Great Western Insurance Company, based in Utah, has launched allegations against seven insurers and investment funds in Manhattan federal court last week. Gregory Tolaram, from Bermuda, is listed as one of the defendants alongside parties. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Cynthias Rest Home owner looks to expand The owner of a Pembroke rest home has been in talks with government officials about opening another one. Andre Thomas, owner of Cynthias Rest Home in Orchard Grove, said the island needed more capacity to provide for its ageing population. I currently am full and have a waiting list thats my reason to expand, Mr Thomas. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Foot hurt every step, says Duffy Flora Duffy admits her injured foot hurt every step of the way on the run during the ITU World Triathlon Hamburg at the weekend. Duffy, who missed the previous race in Leeds, England, last month because of the injury, finished tenth losing for the first time in a race she completed since Montreal last year. the reigning. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:11:00 EST Bass instinct Torrey in tune with his music Torrey Tacklyn was excited about getting on stage at the Americas Cup last year. He had never had the exposure that comes with performing before a crowd of thousands. A year on, ltigtLifestyleltigt asked him what he got out of it. Being chosen for the Americas Cup band 4-Forty-1 was one of the biggest things to happen to. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Simmons-Albuoy the top recruit at Bermuda Regiment A total of 23 new soldiers passed out of the Royal Bermuda Regiments first summer recruit camp last Friday. The soldiers were cheered on by friends and family as they marched on to Warwick Camps parade ground to be presented with their rank badges and prizes for the outstanding recruits and instructors. Private Carl. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Joie de vivre as France win World Cup Bermudas French community celebrated as their team claimed the World Cup trophy yesterday. Dozens of supporters packed the Boundary Sports Bar at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel and waved French flags as France secured a 4-2 win against Croatia. Among the cheers were the sound of a bugle, played by Marc Morabito, the president of. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST We need a clear vision of progress I have been driven to a saturation point with some social-media displays. Its not that I dont appreciate a persons sharing, but nowadays one has to be judicious about how much information they want to consume. Watching the police shoot a mentally challenged individual in a wheelchair, how does one respond to that? The constant. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Pro-conscription column was insulting Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to respond to an opinion which recently appeared in your paper entitled, End of conscription hurts black males most. First let me state that this type of column, as insulting as it is, actually helps our cause as it makes people aware of the type of mentality weve had to deal with, to endure,. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Caines announces security review of prisons The Department of Corrections is to begin an internal security review of prisons, Wayne Caines told MPs in the House of Assembly last Friday. Mr Caines, the Minister of National Security, said he would also meet representatives of the Prison Officers Association over the organisations concerns about the review. He was speaking. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST BAS reports 4.3m loss Bermuda Aviation Services Limited made a net loss of 4. 3 million for the year ended March 31. That compares to a profit of 0. 8 million the year before. In a statement, the company said it had completed a comprehensive strategic and functional review of all aspects of its operations and the financial results for the year reflect. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:56:00 EST BEDC now managing StreetWise MBA programme The StreetWise MBA programme that helps established entrepreneurs strength and scale their businesses is now being managed on the island by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation. The programme had been run through Bermuda Colleges Pace programme since 2015. However a two-year licensing agreement has been signed between the BEDC. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:49:00 EST Trunomis Perseid scoops Europas Award Bermudian tech firm Trunomi took home the Europas Award for Hottest Blockchain Identity Project. The company, founded by chief executive officer Stuart Lacey, has been lauded for its innovative work on Perseid, a consent ID blockchain technology project. The project is named Perseid after the annual meteor shower which includes. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:22:00 EST Argus Group improves 2.6 Shares of Argus Group Holdings were up 10 cents, or 2. 6 per cent, at 4 after 27,000 bonds traded on The Royal GazetteBSX Index. There was also trading in 2,000 shares of Ascendant Group, and 400 shares of BFampM Ltd, but with no change to the closing price of either stock. On the New York Stock Exchange, shares of Butterfield. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:43:00 EST See red at the City Hall City Hall will turn red in a global display of unity as part of anniversary celebrations for the Special Olympics. Major landmarks, stadiums and iconic buildings around the world will be lit up on Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of the games. It represents the dawn of the Inclusion Revolution, Special Olympics mission to end. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:33:00 EST Bermudian Legacy project continues World-renowned portrait photographer, Alistair Morrison, has returned to the island to continue taking photographs for the Bermudian Legacy project and photograph the Bermudians chosen by the public vote. Following a request that the public nominate outstanding Bermudians, there has been a positive response. Alistair Morrison. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:02:00 EST Animal welfare officers handed more powers Animals will have greater protection from cruelty after legislators gave the go-ahead for animal welfare officers to enter and inspect places where they are kept. Walton Brown, the Minister of Home Affairs, told the House of Assembly that a law change means animals can be seized and housed safely while investigations are carried. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Heavy defeat for White and Narpes Kraft William White and Narpes Kraft suffered a humiliating 7-0 defeat away to league leaders Hercules at the weekend,The defeat leaves Narpes Kraft second from bottom in the Finland second tier with 12 points from 12 matches. The Bermuda defender has been a regular for Narpes Kraft this season after signing for the club in March. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:31:00 EST Somerset skittled out for 50 by Baileys Bay Somersets One 50 Overs Premier Division status was left hanging by a thread after they slumped to a nine-wicket defeat against Baileys Bay at Somerset Cricket Club yesterday. Zeko Burgess and Kyle Hodsoll were the heroes for Bay as they claimed nine wickets between them as winless Somerset were skittled for the seasons lowest total of. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Babywear store expands offerings A store specialising in clothing for babies and toddlers has expanded with the launch of a maternity line. Urban Little One opened a year ago on Front Street and has already proved popular with shoppers, a point verified by the Best of Bermuda Award 2018 in the childrenbaby wear category from ltigtThe Bermudianltigt magazine. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Joynes awarded Gil Tucker Scholarship EY Bermuda Ltd announced today that Christina Joynes has been selected as the recipient of this years Gil Tucker Bermuda Scholarship. Ms Joynes is currently interning for the summer at EY in the advisory and assurance team. She is pursuing a bachelor of business and administration in accounting at Howard University and is a member of the. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:07:00 EST Zaferes eyes Duffys title Katie Zaferes has her sights firmly set on breaking Flora Duffys run of two straight World Triathlon Series titles after the American extended her lead at the top of the overall standings in Hamburg on Saturday. Duffy, who missed the previous event in Leeds last month with a foot injury, finished tenth overall losing for the first time. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:01:00 EST Teenage woman dies after motorcycle crash A teenage woman died in the early hours of yesterday after a motorbike crash. The 18-year-old was on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish when the smash happened at around 3. 30am. A police spokesman said it appeared that the woman was travelling east on North Shore Road when she lost control of her motorcycle and crashed. He. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST Rangers suffer shock defeat by St Georges St Georges kept the One Premier Division title race open going into the final weekend when they beat leaders Southampton Rangers by 13 runs in a thrilling match at Southampton Oval. It was the first loss for Rangers since champions St Davids handed them a two-wicket defeat in their first 50-overs match on March 20. St Davids,. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST No lawyer needed to register property Land owners will be able to register their property without going through a lawyer after a change in legislation was passed in the House of Assembly. The Land Title Registration Amendment Act 2018 will allow members of the public to carry out voluntary registration, although initial or compulsory registration of deeds will still need to. .. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST