Posts made in March, 2011

THE FAIRMONT HAMILTON PRINCESS HAPPY HOUR IS BACK

Posted by on Mar 31, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 2 comments

THE FAIRMONT HAMILTON PRINCESS HAPPY HOUR IS BACK

It may be April Fool’s Day, but The Fairmont Hamilton Princess isn’t fooling around as it kicks off the summer season on April 1 this year with its famous Happy Hour which will run every Friday from 5pm to 9pm. The inaugural Happy Hour will be jamming with the sounds of Mohawk Radio and sizzling with barbecued hamburgers, hotdogs and chicken wings. Along with food promotions, special five-for-$25 drink tickets will be on sale from 5pm to 6pm. In addition, the hotel is thanking its online followers by offering a free Happy Hour drink ticket to everyone who shows they are fan of The...

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Argus-owned Malta agency relocates to new offices

Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Argus-owned Malta agency relocates to new offices

The Argus Group today announces the relocation in Malta of the company it acquired in June 2010, Fogg Insurance Agencies Limited (Fogg). The relocation of Fogg to new offices at La Concorde in Ta’Xbiex demonstrates the Argus Group’s commitment to investing in and developing Fogg’s business operations. Alison Hill, Chief Executive Officer of the Argus Group, says: “The Argus Group has been successful both here in Bermuda and with its operations in Gibraltar, so exporting this success to Malta, which shares market similarities, was a logical step for the Group. Fogg is an established...

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Turks & Caicos Islands: From paradise to apartheid

Posted by on Mar 29, 2011 in Opinion | 1 comment

Turks & Caicos Islands: From paradise to apartheid

Life in the Turks and Caicos Islands is a nightmare under British rule, writes one T.C.I. belonger. By John Glasgow EIGHTEEN months ago I was living in the Turks & Caicos Islands a beautiful paradise where the citizens were free and had every human right known to men. People worked hard to support their families, children ate three meals a day and snacks in between. The sound of children’s laughter could be heard through the land. Kids were happy and their only worry was “should I do my homework or tell the teacher the dog ate it”. Families went to the beach for picnics and fun...

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Final Autism workshop declared a success

Posted by on Mar 27, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Final Autism workshop declared a success

Tomorrow’s Voices Autism Centre pushed forward in its bid to strengthen the skills and knowledge during its final monthly workshop, in its year-long 2010/11 Training Institute. The 2-hour interactive workshop, titled “Natural Environment Teaching (NET)”, dispelled the myth that learning can only take place in front of a black board, and revealed how practitioners can use the natural environment to improve outcomes for youth with disabilities and other learning challenges. The workshop approved by the Bermuda Educator’s Council for professional development credits was held at the...

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FAIRMONT BERMUDA ANNOUNCES THREE NEW APPOINTMENTS/PROMOTIONS FOR BERMUDIANS

Posted by on Mar 24, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

FAIRMONT BERMUDA ANNOUNCES THREE NEW APPOINTMENTS/PROMOTIONS FOR BERMUDIANS

Fairmont Bermuda today announces three new appointments and promotions. “One of our goals at Fairmont Bermuda is to embrace the talents of local Bermudians and provide opportunities for our staff to continue cultivating their careers,” says Nelda Simons, regional director of human resources with The Fairmont Southampton. “Today I am pleased to announce the promotion of one of our dedicated colleagues as well as the appointments of two employees. These colleagues represent the breadth of career opportunities available at Fairmont Bermuda and demonstrate our commitment to acknowledging...

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