All Stories All Stories en-us Kandices story ends tragically Kandice Young passed away on Saturday evening at the age of 14, having battled serious medical conditions all her life. Her mother, Derika, paid tribute to a wonderful loving child who made friends wherever she went. Everybody took to Kandice her personality took her a long way, Ms Young said yesterday. Kandice, from. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Crypto business banking remains a challenge Solving the challenge of banking services for some fintech and cryptocurrency businesses and investments remains a hurdle for Bermuda, even as the island attracts technology-based start-ups and has approved its first initial coin offering under new legislation. While speaking about the successes the island has seen and his vision for the. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Bermuda handed second chance at World Cup Bermuda has been handed a spectacular second chance at qualification for the 2023 Cricket World Cup. The culmination of a week of International Cricket Council board and committee meetings in Singapore on Saturday confirmed a new pathway that has effectively made null and void the disastrous World Cricket League Division Four tournament. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Introducing the Violin Sisters If you hear someone in Bermuda talking about the violin sisters its quite possible theyre referring to Naphisa and Sari Smith. They started taking lessons on the wooden string instrument at the age of 4 public performances followed. On Saturday, they will take the stage again, this time to raise funds for the Bermuda National. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Former apprentice appointed Belco president A former apprentice at power firm Belco was today appointed as its new president with operational accountability. Sean Durfy, under fire over his management style which led to a strike, will remain as president and CEO of parent company Ascendant, although Dennis Pimental will assume control of Belco. Mr Pimentel, who was. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:15:00 EST Gunshots in Happy Valley latest of spate Shots were fired last night outside a house in Pembroke, police said today. The incident in Happy Valley Lane was the fourth of its kind in a month inside a small radius in the central parishes. The latest firearms incident, which police said was gang related, did not result in injuries. Detective Chief Inspector Arthur. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:54:00 EST Burt brokers talks to end Belco dispute Belco workers ended their industrial action after David Burt called a meeting with union officials and the Ascendant Group. The Premier announced Bermudas electricity supply would continue uninterrupted after both sides agreed a way forward on Saturday night. However, it remained unclear whether Ascendant, the parent company of. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Lawyer recalls having no ability to eat Lawyer Eugene Johnston revealed he relied on his support network because his family had no ability to eat when he found himself out of work. Mr Johnston, who has handled a series of prominent court cases over the past decade, fell on hard times after he got into hot water with the Court of Appeal in 2017. He took to the floor at a. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Call for paramedics to save lives on island Paramedics could save lives if they were introduced on the island, a Bermudian trained in the field in America has said. Gilbert Darrell, who was a paramedic in New York State, explained that the specialists have higher qualifications than emergency medical technicians and would be a valuable addition to the islands emergency services. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Work with the Saudi Crown Prince and his reforms The latest issue of world news that has entertained us and kept audiences captive for the past week has been the murder in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi dissident journalist and US resident. It is so easy in this climate to divert issues towards Donald Trump and no doubt the American response is an. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Fourteen arrested for impaired driving Fourteen people were arrested for impaired driving over the weekend, including two who were involved in crashes. A 59-year-old driver was arrested after his car collided with an 18-year-old motorcyclist on South Road, Warwick, on Friday, at about 10. 15pm. The teenager, from Southampton, was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Like a thief in the night Dear Sir,In this society in which we live today, there are no guarantees that the gains of which the workers had fought so hard for over many decades will not just fade away with the passing of time. It has been obviously clear to me that, as the more experienced workers make way for the next generation, they are finding that the. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Cracked windscreen causes flight to return A flight was forced to return to the island after a large crack appeared on the aircrafts windscreen on Saturday night. The American Airlines flight to Philadelphia turned around about 45 minutes into its journey and reduced its speed because of concerns over pressure on the windscreen. It landed safely at LF Wade International. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Young Achiever gymnast Gianna balances life Gianna Webbe used to scare her parents so much with risky antics such as walking on high walls that they decided to put her in a gymnastics class. The 16-year-old Warwick Academy student never looked back and has just returned to the island after competing in her first international gymnastics competition. Gianna came 47th out of. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Bermudas girls strut their stuff Bermudas girls tried out a range of activities that are not traditionally marketed towards them while learning about gender inequality yesterday. The International Day of the Girl held at the National Stadium offered them the opportunity to learn about sports such as rugby, fencing, archery, football and cricket, as well as other. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST BFM falls 2.7 Shares of BFampM Ltd fell 44 cents, or 2. 7 per cent, to 16. 06 after 550 traded on The Royal GazetteBSX Index. There was also trading in 6,322 shares of Ascendant Group, parent of Belco, but with no change to the closing price of 17. On the New York Stock Exchange, shares of Butterfield Bank were down six cents, or 0. 12 per. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:51:00 EST Electricity plan public consultation extended The public and electricity sector stakeholders have extra time to submit comments on Bermudas long-term electricity plan, known as the IRP, or Integrated Resource Plan. The public consultation period opened on October 2, inviting comments on the eight alternative generation proposals that were submitted to the Regulatory. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:35:00 EST Police give updates on two crashes An 18-year-old motorcycle rider injured in a crash on Friday night in Warwick is now recovering in stable condition on a hospital general ward, police reported. The rider was hurt after a crash with a car at the junction of South Road and Warwick Lane. Witnesses were asked to call Constable James Williams on the main police. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:32:00 EST MSA pupils on tour of Canadian colleges A group of pupils from Mount Saint Agnes Academy are on a tour of Canadian universities that specialise in their further education interests. The ten day tour will take in Halifax, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario. Pupils will visit 21 campuses to help them to make decisions on their further education. Sue Moench, the. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:30:00 EST Argo Foundation donates to sloop programme Argo Foundation has made a further contribution to the Bermuda Sloop Foundation. The philanthropic arm of Argo Group, the Bermudian-based insurer and reinsurer, has donated more than 125,000 to the sloop programme since 2009. The new donation will go towards furthering the Bermuda Sloop Foundations mandate to develop young. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:21:00 EST Ming hits last-gasp stunner for PHC ltbgtPHC Zebras 2 X-Roads 1ltbgtTre Ming picked the right time to produce one of his most spectacular and dramatic goals to keep PHC Zebras perfect record intact at PHC Field yesterday. The Zebras midfielder scored a stunning winner with the last kick of the game that gutted visiting X-Roads, who seemed to have done. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Disrupters share tips at seminar More than fifty entrepreneurs received tips on how to shake up their industry at a disruption and innovation seminar hosted by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation. The event at the Hamilton Princess amp Beach Club, gave attendees an insight into how to harness innovation to achieve their entrepreneurial goals. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Local runners compete in Toronto race Several local runners took part in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront MarathonHalf Marathon at the weekend. Christopher Harris and Martina Olcheski-Bell both competed in the full marathon, Harris placed 71st overall in a time of 2hr 46min 04sec. Harris was third in the mens 45-49 age division and was the 55th fastest. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:12:00 EST Trott and West Ham survive scare Nathan Trott was involved in an eight-goal thriller as West Ham United Under-23 beat Swansea City Under-23 5-3 in the Premier League 2 today. The Bermudian goalkeeper, who earned his sixth England Under-20 cap against Czech Republic last week, conceded three second-half goals as West Ham survived a scare at the Chigwell Construction. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:57:00 EST Mariners continue dominant form Mariners womens team continued their superb start to the season with another dominating performance after beating Renegades 36-0 at North Field at the weekend. Scoring tries for Mariners were Karly Alleyne, Apryl Jackson, Lysmeiri Santana-Suazo, Becky Galley and Amanda Swan. Gina Newson kicked three conversions. Police rebounded. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:14:00 EST Solid showings from Smith and Hawley Tyler Smith and Erica Hawley produced solid displays at the Salinas World Cup Triathlon in Ecuador on Sunday. In both the mens and womens races a sprint distance of 750-metres swim, 20km swim and 5km run very little separated two large groups of athletes coming into the second transition. In the end, it came down to who had the. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:17:00 EST Women steal the show in curtain call And so the curtain fell on another successful cycling season the Tokio Criterium on Sunday was the final race of the year and perhaps a preview of things to come in for womens cycling in 2019. In the combined Adult CWomen class at the popular Fort Knox loop in St Davids, the trio of Louise Wells, of Winners Edge, Maddie Durkin, of. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:54:00 EST The myth of the modernising dictator Many Americans have an odd fascination with the idea of the reforming autocrat, the strongman who can modernise and lead his nation out of its backward and benighted past. This was the hope for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, a hope now somewhat diminished by the hit he appears to have ordered against. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Ruthless Hood punish sloppy Boulevard ltbgtBoulevard 0 Robin Hood 3ltbgtRobin Hood stamped their authority early on as they ran out to a lopsided victory over Boulevard at Lords yesterday. Hood opened the scoring in the sixteenth minute after Lejuan Simmons chased down a long ball. Simmons fed a deft pass to Tomeiko Goater who controlled and slotted past. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Stovell repeats as islands best Dion Stovell, of Southampton Rangers, won a second straight One Premier Division Most Valuable Player award for the 2018 cricket season, while Cleveland County all-rounder Makai Young was voted the First Division MVP at CedarBridge Academy on Saturday night. It was an enjoyable night for the Premier Division and First Division champions,. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Mixed Foursomes set for Turtle Hill The Bermuda Mixed Foursomes Championship will be played at Turtle Hill Golf Course on the weekend of November 3 and 4. The championships is a fun, mixed partner team event and is intended for players of all abilities. There are two divisions the Championship and First Flight. In the first round both divisions will play. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:22:00 EST Khashoggi on freedom Jamal Khashoggi and I wrote about opposite, but equally troubled, shores of the Persian Gulf for ltigtThe Washington Postltigt Jamal focused on Saudi Arabia, and me on Iran. This past summer, Jamal and I sat down with the ltigtPostltigt's Karen Attiah for a wide-ranging conversation about the Middle East, Saudi Arabia. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Caisey strike stuns Town ltbgtDandy Town 0 North Village 1ltbgtA goal by winger CheKai Caisey just 17 seconds into the second half proved to be the winner as injury-hit North Village hung on for three points at St Johns Field yesterday. Village had just made a substitution at the start of the half, bringing on Zenike Hendrickson for experienced. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Cougars and Lions play out stalemate ltbgtDevosnshire 0 Paget Lions 0ltbgtDevonshire Cougars and Paget Lions played to a scoreless draw yesterday at Devonshire Recreation Club as neither team could capitalise on some late opportunities. Paget came into the match off with a victory and a draw in their previous two games, which had them sitting one point behind. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Parish miss chance to go top Hamilton Parish blew a chance to replace leaders Southampton Rangers at the top after losing 2-1 against unbeaten Somerset Eagles at White Hill Field yesterday. The home side took the lead through Ethan Fubler before Shakeem Albouy equalised before half-time. Leo Burgess secured the points late on. Parish remain second, a point. .. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Sport Scoreboard, October 22, 2018 For results from Bermuda and around the world, click on the PDF link under Related Media. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Corday rescues point for Trojans ltbgtSomerset Trojans 3 BAA 3 ltBgtJustin Corday salvaged a point for winless Somerset Trojans in the final kick of their Premier Division match against BAA at Somerset Cricket Club on Saturday night. Deep into added time, Corday drilled in an effort from 25 yards which somehow slipped through the fingers of the diving. .. Sun, 21 Oct 2018 18:05:00 EST Court orders Belco staff back to work Workers at power firm Belco were last night ordered back to work after a strike was called over a stand-off with the companys management. Electricity Supply Trade Union members were given a legal warning to end their industrial action after a court ruling. A spokesman for Ascendant, the parent company of Belco, said Ascendant. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Calculating and managing overhead ltbgtThe business of being in business in Bermuda using a hypothetical Bermuda family launching a pizza business. ltbgtIf you cant control your overhead costs in a business, it will kill you! That was our father, the Bermuda Sewing Machine mans, mantra. He lived this fact only too well. He, with our mother, owned and. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Reunited and it feels so good Allen Johnson, the Olympic gold medal-winner and seven-times world champion, might never have become a friend of Bermudian Brian Wellman had it not been for lost luggage. Olympic triple jumper Wellman, who is also a former world champion, came to the American hurdlers aid after his luggage went missing en route to a track meet in Europe. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Devoted to friendly church by the Sound Elder the Reverend Maureen Clemendor was a child when her faith was ignited through the ministry at St Philip AME Church. Her family started attending the Smiths church after they moved to a home on nearby Hermitage Road. They were immediately welcomed by the congregation and enjoyed the family-friendly atmosphere. As. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Taxpayers picking up slack for underpaid Taxpayers will continue to pick up the slack if workers do not get a living wage, a public forum heard this week. Martha Dismont, the executive director of Family Centre, said financial assistance for food and housing for struggling Bermudians was paid for by those who contribute to the system. She also warned that society would. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Principals take action over workloads Public school principals started a work-to-rule yesterday after a dispute over their workloads. The school heads walked out of their regular Thursday meeting, sources said. One teacher told ltigtThe Royal Gazetteltigt I know that the principals are not happy because their workloads are too demanding. There are. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST An outstanding 2018 Bermuda Sectional The 2018 Bermuda Sectional concluded last Monday and chairman Peter Donnellan can be well satisfied with how it went. Attendance was once again great with 100 tables in play, just shy of last years record table count and, based on the people I spoke to, the atmosphere and refreshments throughout the event were top notch. Our own. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST How art helps ease anxiety Art has helped psychiatric patients cope with anxiety and stress, a mother of two said yesterday. Davonne Campbell added that drawing had provided an emotional outlet for her when under stress. She explained Sometimes I need to slow down because my mind is racing. When I draw, I can really shut everything else. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST BTA sports tourism can be year-round Sports teams and business groups could help Bermuda be an all-year-round destination, tourism authority experts said yesterday. Simon Boden, the new sales manager at the Bermuda Tourism Authority, said different types of visitors could boost numbers in the traditional off-season. Mr Boden explained The teams and groups component. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST X-Roads in top-of-the-table clash with PHC X-Roads, the surprise Premier Division leaders, will venture into champion territory this weekend when they meet PHC in a top-of-the-table match at PHC Field as the domestic season resumes after the international break last weekend. Both teams are unbeaten in first and second place, with X-Roads leading by three points over the Zebras,. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Police ignore porn scam e-mails E-mail messages designed to blackmail people by threatening to reveal their internet use of pornographic websites should be ignored, police said yesterday. Police issued the warning after several people reported receiving an e-mail from someone who said they had passwords and video footage of them watching pornographic material. The. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Battling Mallory falls at the final hurdle Trey Mallory, Bermudas lone remaining warrior at the Bermuda ITF Junior Open was felled at the final hurdle along with doubles partner Matthew Doe, of Great Britain, against American pair Spencer Brachman and Jeffrey Fradkin, going down 6-4, 6-4 at WER Joell Stadium in the boys doubles final. Still buoyed after beating Sebastien Collard. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Clemons helps to Bodens title Willie Clemons helped Bodens to promotion to the Division 1 Norra the third tier of Swedish football. Bodens won their final game of season 2-1 away to Pitea to clinch the title today. Clemons, the Bermuda midfielder, who jojned Bodens at the start of the season, was substituted in the 88th minute. Max Nyqvist and Jack Green. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:38:00 EST Saltus lose final in Canada Saltus Grammar School Under-13 boys team lost to St Georges School in the final of the Canadian Association of Independent Schools Championships in Ontario. St Georges, who lost 1-0 to Saltus in the group stage, scored two second-half goals to claim the title today. Richard Todd, the Saltus coach, said Saltus can be proud of. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 13:49:00 EST Four more arrested for impaired driving Four drivers were arrested on suspicion of impaired driving last night. Three of them were picked up at roadside sobriety checkpoints in Devonshire, Pembroke and Paget. The fourth was arrested after a crash in North Shore Road, Smiths. In addition, three people were arrested for warrants at checkpoints and nine drivers were. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:15:00 EST Woman arrested after crash A woman was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after a crash on North Shore Road, Smiths, last night. The 33-year-old Pembroke woman was taken by ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital after her car collided with another car near Jennings Road, at about 9. 20pm. Police say details are limited and appealed for. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 22:22:00 EST Browne claims tournament title Noah Browne claimed the Rubis Graded Squash Tournament title at the Devonshire Courts last night. Browne, who is ranked 185th in the world, beat Patrick Foster, the Bermuda Squash Racquets Association director of Squash, 1107, 11-7, 11-7. In the junior final, Ethan Rosorea defeated Eli Carpol 5-11, 11-6, 6-11, 11-8,. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:04:00 EST Motorcyclist seriously hurt in crash A teenager was taken to hospital after his motorcycle crashed with a car last night. The car driver, a 59-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after the incident on South Road, Warwick, at about 10. 15pm. The victim, an 18-year-old Southampton man, was hurt in the collision, which happened as the car attempted. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 00:01:00 EST Around the churches ltbgtTODAYltbgtltbgt Allen Temple AME Church ltbgtCommunity outreach testimonies with music, dance, free clothing, blankets and a food bank. Special guest, Minister Sherrie-Lynn Lilley, creator of the HEAL Project, a New York ministry that uses the creative arts, life coaching, and masterclasses as tools to usher. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Eliza DoLittle announces Halloween bash The Eliza DoLittle Society, one of Bermudas most prominent charities providing food for the needy, has announced a gala Halloween fundraiser on October 27. The night of costumes and champagne at Goslings Wine Cellar, 9 Dundonald Street, will transform the venue into a magical wonderland, the charity announced. Tickets, at 100. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST What about giving back America? Dear Sir,Taking back America. Making America great again. These are phrases we have heard over and over, and so many times before that they have now become most ridiculously hilarious. I know that I will be getting some pushback on what I am about to say, but I cannot help but express myself about the out-of-control charade I see. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Fradkin and Lynn rule supreme Jeffrey Fradkin and Rebecca Lynn, of the United States, claimed singles titles as the Bermuda ITF Junior Open Tournament wrapped up at the WER Joell Stadium yesterday. In a match interrupted by a morning shower, Fradkin, the No 2 seed, beat third seed Christopher Heck, of Canada, 6-1, 6-3 while unseeded Rebecca Lynn beat No 1 seed Nicole. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST Visualise your retirement, make it happen National Retirement Security Week is next week, and Im excited that people are waking up to the importance of planning for the future. They know the actions they take now will make or break the golden years. Lets be honest, though. Building wealth takes time. Its easy to get distracted by short-term wants, like that fancy new car or. .. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST