First Prev 1 2 Next LastMarks of courage: three medals that were awarded to a Bermudian soldier in the First World War. The country was placed under martial law at the beginning of the First World War with an immediate economic impact. This payment is so low in comparison that it appears it may have augmented a UK war pension allotment to his widow). I could only locate three original documents of war pensions paid to Bermudian widows, nor find any anthologies of Bermudian war widows’ financial survival challenges. War Widows, https://www.mylearning.org/stories/how-the-first-world-war-affected-families/797The Western Front Association was formed in 1980 to maintain interest in the period 1914-1918 of the Great War, https://www.westernfrontassociation.com/• Martha Harris Myron is a native Bermuda islander with US connections.
Ernest Peets was the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport and the Government’s leader in the Senate. Lawrence Scott's appointment as the Minister of Transport also ended, with his responsibilities going to Wayne Furbert. Dr Peets told The Royal Gazette: “These changes, of course, I’ve been made to understand, do happen from time to time. Dr Peets explained: “In the beginning we were dealing with Covid the entire time. He added: “We did do a really good job with the youth policy — something that’s really been talked about for quite some time but never really got across the line.29 days ago The Royal Gazette
I am 63 years old, and I start with that because it gives context in relation to American history,” Dr Lewis said. Reverend Dr Jacqui Lewis (Photograph supplied)“Believe it or not, this was the beginning of my career as an antiracist activist. Dr Lewis believes that understanding the role the church – specifically the Christian church – has played in perpetuating racism and unjust structures is also essential to the process of reconciliation. The church did all of that.”Through her ministry, Dr Lewis shares this perspective but also focuses on how the global church can contribute to racial reconciliation. In her talks this weekend Dr Lewis hopes to inspire people of faith in Bermuda to take action through radical honesty and forgiveness.1 month ago The Royal Gazette
They begin to love the world as God loves it, feel the pain as God feels it, and desire restorative justice as God longs for it. Currently, we estimate there are – due to war, human-made, or natural disaster – 80 million refugees in the world. We must have perseverance in petitioning God through prayer and in our direct, social action. Christians believe in something called the grand metanarrative, or the overarching story of God in the world. Perseverance means that we continue to do something despite facing failures, difficulties, barriers, obstacles, or delays.1 month ago The Royal Gazette
Fantasy managers have some new in-form options going into the final stretch before the World Cup, such as Leicester winger Harvey Barnes and Aston Villa striker Danny Ings. City have won 13 of their 22 league meetings, edging the Foxes 1-0 on their most recent visit to the King Power Stadium. Prediction: 0-2Bournemouth v Tottenham Hotspur (11am)Bournemouth lost both their league games this week, at home to Southampton then away to West Ham United. Prediction: 1-2Newcastle United v Aston Villa (11am)Newcastle jumped into the top-four for the first time this term after their away win over Tottenham. Prediction: 0-2Manchester United v West Ham United (1.15pm)Manchester United midfielder Casemiro scored the equalizer in stoppage time to secure an away draw with Chelsea.29 days ago The Royal Gazette
Now through Nov 15, 2022, the Virginia Grassland Bird Initiative (VGBI) is accepting applications for its 2023 financial incentives program. We work with farmers to create conservation plans that protect grassland birds while simultaneously supporting their production goals,” Greenfield explains. In addition, four landowners implemented delayed haying or summer pasture stockpiling voluntarily, without the program’s financial incentives, on another 1,306 acres. Increased funding from the Cornell Land Trust Bird Conservation Initiative and VGBI’s growing partnerships are allowing expansion of the program in 2023. Grassland bird conservation, therefore, falls largely on private landowners and farmers.1 month ago Royal Examiner
“There were a couple of times I had to commute, and that was really, really hard and exhausting just physically,” she said. It’s one of numerous papers, surveys, and studies attempting to assess the effect of long COVID on workers, businesses, and the overall economy. “The real estate prices were skyrocketing, and still are actually, and so as a single parent with a meager freelance income and very little teaching left, I was just really, really struggling even with the unemployment benefits,” she said in a phone interview. It may also be difficult for people to receive workers’ compensation when they get long COVID. Tom Wiese, vice president of claims at the MEMIC Group, said that claims of work-related long COVID are challenging to investigate.29 days ago Royal Examiner
Economic experts say that their potential refusal to adjust the debt limit could bring the nation to the verge of a damaging default. During the Trump administration, lawmakers from both political parties voted three times to suspend the debt limit. A spokesman for McConnell declined to say if the Kentucky Republican supports a showdown over the debt limit. “We’ve gotten no net deficit reduction from debt limit deals over the past decade,” Akabas said. Political fights over the debt limit in the past have led to dire warnings about the severe consequences for the world economy.29 days ago Royal Examiner