YEAR IN REVIEW 2013

December: Icon remembered

Bermudians from a broad cross-section of the community were united in their praise of freedom fighter Nelson Mandela in December.

November: Clinical victory

People power helped to save the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre in St David's in November.

October: City Hall upheaval

Councillor Troy Symonds resigned from the Corporation of Hamilton in October after officials voted to pay themselves for attending meetings.

September: Shocking incident

Lifeguard Chris Hands described how he cheated death after being hit by lightning in September.

August: Somerset keeps the cup

In August, Somerset maintained the Cup Match trophy after dominating St George's at the annual Cup Match classic.
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July: NatWest Island Games

The NatWest Island Games proved a huge success for Bermuda in July.

June: RIP James Martin

Tributes were paid to 79-year-old philanthropist and author James Martin after his body was found by a kayaker floating in the waters of the Great Sound in June.

May: Trials held for new water sport

In May, trials got under way in Bermuda for the newest and most exciting water sports venture - flyboarding.

April: Bermudians avoid injury from bombing

Bermudians and other people from all over the world were horrified when two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in April.

March: A quick gas-up leads to a bust-up

The Bermuda Sun had a worldwide scoop in March when we revealed that singer Chris Brown left his bodyguard 'Big Pat' in Bermuda.
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February: Football fever

In February, Nahki Wells became the third Bermudian footballer to play at Wembley, prompting patriotic pride throughout the island.

January: New Government takes shape

In January, the new OBA government was announced, with a mix of political veterans plus some new faces.

The Bermuda Sun bids farewell...

JUL 30, 2014: It marked the end of an era as our printers and collators produced the very last edition of the Bermuda Sun.

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