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Budget Is ‘Unsustainable And Unimaginative’

Budget Is ‘Unsustainable And Unimaginative’

The budget is “unsustainable and unimaginative” and there are “lost opportunities for positive returns in renewable energy and encouraging a shift to electric or hybrid private vehicles,” Greenrock said. The environmental group said, “From a Greenrock perspective there’s very little to comment on regarding Budget 2017... Read more of this article

Video: Sir John Swan On Same Sex Marriage

Video: Sir John Swan On Same Sex Marriage

“Bermuda, let’s get ourselves into the 21st century,” Sir John Swan said when asked about same sex marriage, adding that “we’ve got big issues to deal with, and we should not be marginalizing people.” Sir John Swan, who served as Premier from 1982 to 1995, recently sat down with Bernews for a live interview on a wide... Read more of this article

Bermuda Football League Stats & Standings

Bermuda Football League Stats & Standings

A total of nine combined Premier and First Division matches took place over the weekend, with a total of 33 goals scored. Premier Division Robin Hood are the League Leaders with 35 points, with the PHC Zebras in second with 34 points, North Village Rams are in 3rd place with 32 points. Ian Coke from the Boulevard Blazers is the League Leading goalscorer... Read more of this article

Red Cross To Host “Sail Along” On March 10

Red Cross To Host “Sail Along” On March 10

The Bermuda Red Cross is inviting the public to “sail along for a night of dinner and dancing” with “Working Title” on Friday, March 10 at The Princess Ballroom at the Hamilton Princess, with cocktails at 7.00pm and dinner starting at 8.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Sail along for a night of dinner and dancing with “Working Title”... Read more of this article

Homers Closing Temporarily For Refurbishment

Homers Closing Temporarily For Refurbishment

Homers Cafe at the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art in the Botanical Gardens will be temporarily closed for refurbishment, with the facility planning to reopen with a “fresh new look.” A spokesperson said, “Homers Cafe will be temporarily closed for refurbishment. We apologize for any inconvenience. “We will reopen shortly with... Read more of this article

Argo Group Appoints Lehane & Ramji To Board

Argo Group Appoints Lehane & Ramji To Board

Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings announced the appointment of Dee Lehane and Al-Noor Ramji to its board of directors. “It is an honor to have these Dee and Al-Noor join our board,” said Argo Group Chairman Gary Woods. “They are both accomplished individuals with a proven ability to lead, and their expertise will help us achieve... Read more of this article

Enstar Group Reports 2016 Year End Results

Enstar Group Reports 2016 Year End Results

Bermuda-based Enstar Group Limited filed its annual report on Form 10-K with the SEC, reporting its earnings and financial position for the year ended December 31, 2016. Enstar reported consolidated net earnings of $264.8 million [or $13.62 per fully diluted share] for the year ended December 31, 2016 compared to $220.3 million [or $11.35 per fully... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Feb 27 2017

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Feb 27 2017

February 27 saw 13,500 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $89,500.00 BD. 7,500 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing down 1.1% at $4.50 per share, while another 5,000 shares were traded by Polaris Holding Co. Ltd, closing even at $4.75 per share. 1,000 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing at... Read more of this article

Horseshoe Group & Rewire Launch Eclipse Re

Horseshoe Group & Rewire Launch Eclipse Re

Horseshoe Group and Rewire Securities LLC have announced the launch of Eclipse Re Ltd, a private syndicated collateralized reinsurance note platform that will “provide turnkey services to investors and sponsors worldwide looking to participate in collateralized reinsurance and transform the risk into a listed note form.” A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Ami Zanders Solo Art Exhibit To Open On Friday

Ami Zanders Solo Art Exhibit To Open On Friday

After a long hiatus, well known screen print and fiber artist Ami Zanders will return this Friday [March 3] with a solo show at Rock Island Coffee on Reid Street in Hamilton. Zander’s show captures every day scenes and layers them with enchanting colours and facades, seeking to bring magic to ordinary.Featuring everyday Bermuda scenes and starring... Read more of this article

Video: Team NZ Building Their Bermuda Base

Video: Team NZ Building Their Bermuda Base

Emirates Team New Zealand has been one of the last teams to set up the operations at the Royal Naval Dockyard, and the construction of the team base is well underway. The teams new home is located within the future America’s Cup Village and will provide the hub for Emirates Team New Zealand sailing operations. The base will be also made up of a working... Read more of this article

Premier: Budget Supports, Addresses Challenges

Premier: Budget Supports, Addresses Challenges

“We have worked hard to ensure this year’s Budget addressed our serious external challenges, while making sure that the people we serve here at home – our fellow Bermudians – are properly supported and cared for,” Premier Michael Dunkley said today. Speaking on the 2017 Budget, the Premier said, “I am particularly proud of our... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Tuesday February 28

Weather Forecast For Tuesday February 28

Tuesday, February 28 is expected to see intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day, with the high to be near 20°C/68°F and the low to be near 18°C/64°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be ENE. The relative humidity is expected to be near 66%. Sunrise will be at 6.47am and sunset... Read more of this article