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Rum Journal: Toasting Bacardi’s Birthday

 Above: a Bacardi ad from 1902 (Photo: Bacardi) Just like Haiti’s Barbancourt, which Rum Journal tasted last week, another major player in the rum world is celebrating its sesquicentennial. It was 1830 when Don Facundo Bacardi Massó, a wine merchant, …

Bermuda Appoints New Chief Justice

 Above: the appointment ceremony (Photo: Bermuda Gov) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda has appointed Ian Kawaley as the island’s new Chief Justice. Justice Kawaley signed his instruments of appointment in a ceremony last week with Governor Sir Richard Gozney. …

CARIFTA Set to Begin in Bermuda

 Above: the National Sports Centre in Bermuda (Photo: Cannon Design) By the Caribbean Journal staff The 41st CARIFTA games begin in Bermuda Saturday at the island’s National Sports Centre. Bermuda has hosted CARIFTA three times before, in 1975, 1980 and …

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 Above: qualifying for the CARIFTA games in Bermuda (Photo: Jennings Photography) By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands is sending 16 athletes to April’s CARIFTA games in Bermuda, the largest delegation the country has sent since the first …

 Above: CARIFTA qualifying (Photo: Jennings Photography) By Michael BascombeCJ Sport Contributor ST GEORGE’S, GRENADA — A seven-member team will represent Grenada at next month’s staging of the 41st edition of the Junior CARIFTA Games in Bermuda. The Grenada Athletics Association …

 Above: Bermuda (Photo: BT) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s economy contracted by an estimated rate of between 1.5 and 2.5 percent in 2011, following a 1.9 percent decline in 2010, according to the National Economic Report of Bermuda 2011 …

 Above: Curacao (Photo: Curacao Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM’s Council of Ministers has agreed to establish a working group to look at issues pertaining to the organization’s associate members, and two territories, Curacao and Sint Maarten, have expressed …

 Above: Tucker’s Point in Bermuda Bermuda will host the Sixth Caribbean Conference on Health Financing Initiatives in November as part of Bermuda’s ongoing debate over healthcare costs. “When we met last November, we didn’t have a whole lot of dialogue …

 Above: Dennis Rahiim Watson (Photo: Clyde Jones) By Alexander Britell Bermudian motivational speaker Dennis Rahiim Watson has made it his mission, inspired by his mentor, Bermudian pan-Africanist and ecologist Dr Roosevelt Brown (Pauulu Kamarakafego), to help tackle the global problem …

 By Alexander Britell Sir David Gibbons KBE is the former Premier of Bermuda. He led the United Bermuda Party government for 5 years from 1977 to 1982, in addition to having served as finance minister and Member of Parliament. Gibbons …

 An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale occurred 50 miles off the coast of Bermuda today, and was felt in businesses in Hamilton, along with residential households in Warwick. According to Mark Guishard of the Bermuda Weather Service, there …