30 Minute Video: Nov 22 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 22 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

Blockchain Working Group Members Announced

Blockchain Working Group Members Announced

Earlier today [Nov 22] Premier David Burt held a press conference announcing the Government’s Blockchain Task Force. “The task force will look to advance the regulatory environment and develop Bermuda as a destination for Utility Tokens, Tokenised Securities, Cryptocurrencies, and Coin Offerings,” a spokesperson said. “The task... Read more of this article

Video: Skyport Donate Books To East End School

Video: Skyport Donate Books To East End School

Students at East End Primary School now have access to more books thanks to Bermuda Skyport’s donation of thousands of dollars worth of books. East End is the first school to benefit from Bermuda Skyport’s new community investment plan, as Skyport has donated new books to the school’s classroom libraries as part of its continuing investment... Read more of this article

Ministry: 86 Bus Runs Cancelled On Wednesday

Ministry: 86 Bus Runs Cancelled On Wednesday

[Updated] The cancellation of bus runs continue, with the Ministry releasing a list of bus cancellations for Wednesday morning [Nov 22] with eighteen bus runs cancelled so far.Update November 22, 4.15pm: The Ministry has released the list of bus cancellations for this afternoon. There were 18 runs cancelled this morning, 68 cancelled this afternoon,... Read more of this article

Young People Urged To Attend Reception In UK

Young People Urged To Attend Reception In UK

Generation Next is encouraging young people to attend ‘The Bermuda Reception’ in London on Monday, November 27 from 7.30pm to 10.00pm hosted by Premier David Burt. A spokesperson said, “Generation Next encourages all young Bermudians studying and residing in the United Kingdom to attend the ‘Bermuda Reception’, a networking event being... Read more of this article

Video: Premier On Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

Video: Premier On Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

“Bermuda is a significant option for Blockchain and cryptocurrency related businesses,” Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt said today, adding that due to the “opportunities for economic growth that this area of the technology industry can provide,” the Government is moving “aggressively in this area to ensure that... Read more of this article

Driver In Stable Condition On General Ward

Driver In Stable Condition On General Ward

The 41-year-old Southampton man who was injured when the cement truck he was driving overturned in Paget is in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital.A police spokesperson said, “At last check earlier this morning [November 22nd] the 41-year-old Southampton man injured when the cement truck he was driving overturned on Seabright Avenue... Read more of this article


Lilly Pulitzer Brand Features Hamilton Princess

Lilly Pulitzer Brand Features Hamilton Princess

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club collaborated with Lilly Pulitzer for the brand’s Resort 2018 collection, as seen in the brand’s new catalogue and social media.As part of the relationship, Hamilton Princess’ private Beach Club and infinity pool serve as the backdrop for the American resort wear brand, which appear on www.LillyPulitzer.com... Read more of this article

Author Presents Book To Rita Peniston’s Family

Author Presents Book To Rita Peniston’s Family

A book by Neletha Butterfield titled Political Beginnings for the Soul was recently presented to the family of the late Rita Peniston, who the book is dedicated to. Ms Peniston wrote the book’s foreword shortly before her passing, where she recalled her meeting Ms Butterfield years ago, and then going on to assist her campaign. “She was... Read more of this article

Is Your Business Holding A Black Friday Sale?

Is Your Business Holding A Black Friday Sale?

Is your business holding a Black Friday sale? If so, please feel free to let us know, as in order provide the latest information, Bernews is compiling sale information from businesses with special plans for the day. If you would like to have your sale information published [it's free!], please send your business name, location, and Black Friday information... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Coral Beats’ First Public Performance

Video: ‘Coral Beats’ First Public Performance

All-female musical group Coral Beats performed the third Neil Bernie Foundation Fundraiser at Docksiders on Friday, with the group starring Gwen Cantarella, Kim Duess, Kendra Earls, Chikako Hoshina, Susan Pearson, Sue Riihiluoma [Founder], Kim Simmons, Maureen Stapely, Paula Wight, Annabel Carter, Josephine Didier, Nicky Gurret, Kim Moseley, Laverne... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy “Touched & Humbled” By Renaming

Flora Duffy “Touched & Humbled” By Renaming

Triathlete Flora Duffy said she was “touched and humbled” that Warwick Academy decided to rename their pool after her, with the world champion extending her thanks to her alma mater for the honour. Duffy is a prolific winner on the triathlete circuit, racking up numerous international wins and accolades, including multiple world championships,... Read more of this article

Jeanne Atherden Sworn In As Opposition Leader

Jeanne Atherden Sworn In As Opposition Leader

[Updated] Jeanne Atherden was officially sworn in as the new Opposition Leader at a ceremony at Government House. The swearing in follows after her victory at the Party Conference this weekend, when she was elected the new leader of the OBA winning 90 votes [37.3%] to defeat Patricia Gordon-Pamplin who won 82 votes [34%] and Craig Cannonier who won... Read more of this article

Court: Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva Appeal Dismissed

Court: Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva Appeal Dismissed

Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva — who was convicted of the murder of Prince Edness — has his appeal dismissed by Bermuda’s Court of Appeal. The ruling said, “The Appellant, Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva, was convicted in the Supreme Court on 15 September 2015 of the murder of Prince Edness [“the deceased”]. “He was also 2 convicted of... Read more of this article

Video: Nov 22nd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 22nd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Cheryl-Ann Mapp named the new Casino Commission Chairperson, Warwick Academy officially renames their swimming pool after Flora Duffy, cement truck overturns in Paget, collision involving two motorcycles & truck, Workforce Development present certificates to apprentices who completed training, and Hamilton Princess honours Bermuda’s first responders... Read more of this article

Video: Mapp Named Casino Commission Chair

Video: Mapp Named Casino Commission Chair

[Updated] Cheryl-Ann Mapp was announced as the new Chairperson of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission at a press conference this afternoon [Nov 21].Ms Mapp will replace Alan Dunch, who was appointed in 2015, and announced earlier this month that he will resign following the next monthly meeting of the Commission on December 6th. The press conference... Read more of this article

“Great Start” To 2018 Cahow Nesting Season

“Great Start” To 2018 Cahow Nesting Season

The Cahow Nesting Season is “off to a great start with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified thus far,” according to the Nonsuch Island website. The story said, “The 2018 Cahow Nesting Season is off to a great start with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified thus far. Watch the video update with Senior Terrestrial... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Nov 21 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 21 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: Nov 22 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 22 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

Video: Skyport Donate Books To East End School

Video: Skyport Donate Books To East End School

Students at East End Primary School now have access to more books thanks to Bermuda Skyport’s donation of thousands of dollars worth of books. East End is the first school to benefit from Bermuda Skyport’s new community investment plan, as Skyport has donated new books to the school’s classroom libraries as part of its continuing investment... Read more of this article

Video: Premier On Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

Video: Premier On Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

“Bermuda is a significant option for Blockchain and cryptocurrency related businesses,” Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt said today, adding that due to the “opportunities for economic growth that this area of the technology industry can provide,” the Government is moving “aggressively in this area to ensure that... Read more of this article

SPORTS

National Sports Centre Offers Black Friday Deal

National Sports Centre Offers Black Friday Deal

Passes for the track and the Aquatics and Fitness Centre at the National Sports Centre are being cut by 15 percent in a one-off Black Friday deal.The prices of the monthly, four- monthly, annual and 10 pack passes will all be cut on Friday only. In addition, there will be a 10 percent discount on monthly passes in December. Amy Fox, the NSC’s Aquatics... Read more of this article

World Triathlon Series Race Course Revealed

World Triathlon Series Race Course Revealed

The World Triathlon Series event – which is set to take place in Bermuda next April — will see athletes compete on courses that will start and end in Hamilton, with competitors set to swim in Hamilton Harbour, bike through city streets and up Corkscrew Hill, and finish with the run along Front Street. The course was revealed at a press... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup AC75 Concept Revealed

Video: America’s Cup AC75 Concept Revealed

A new era in America’s Cup racing has been unveiled, as the concept for the AC75, the class of boat to be sailed in the 36th America’s Cup is released illustrating a new vision for high performance fully foiling monohull racing yachts. “The Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa design teams have spent the last four months evaluating a wide... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Blockchain Working Group Members Announced

Blockchain Working Group Members Announced

Earlier today [Nov 22] Premier David Burt held a press conference announcing the Government’s Blockchain Task Force. “The task force will look to advance the regulatory environment and develop Bermuda as a destination for Utility Tokens, Tokenised Securities, Cryptocurrencies, and Coin Offerings,” a spokesperson said. “The task... Read more of this article

Video: Skyport Donate Books To East End School

Video: Skyport Donate Books To East End School

Students at East End Primary School now have access to more books thanks to Bermuda Skyport’s donation of thousands of dollars worth of books. East End is the first school to benefit from Bermuda Skyport’s new community investment plan, as Skyport has donated new books to the school’s classroom libraries as part of its continuing investment... Read more of this article

BTA Holding Seminar On Tourism Investment Act

BTA Holding Seminar On Tourism Investment Act

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is working to get the word out regarding the recently passed Tourism Investment Act, specifically the benefits it provides for Bermudian small business owners. Earlier this month at the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit [CHICOS] the new legislation was touted to attract hotel investors to the island.... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Lilly Pulitzer Brand Features Hamilton Princess

Lilly Pulitzer Brand Features Hamilton Princess

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club collaborated with Lilly Pulitzer for the brand’s Resort 2018 collection, as seen in the brand’s new catalogue and social media.As part of the relationship, Hamilton Princess’ private Beach Club and infinity pool serve as the backdrop for the American resort wear brand, which appear on www.LillyPulitzer.com... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Coral Beats’ First Public Performance

Video: ‘Coral Beats’ First Public Performance

All-female musical group Coral Beats performed the third Neil Bernie Foundation Fundraiser at Docksiders on Friday, with the group starring Gwen Cantarella, Kim Duess, Kendra Earls, Chikako Hoshina, Susan Pearson, Sue Riihiluoma [Founder], Kim Simmons, Maureen Stapely, Paula Wight, Annabel Carter, Josephine Didier, Nicky Gurret, Kim Moseley, Laverne... Read more of this article

Bermuda Arts Centre’s ‘Small Works Show’

Bermuda Arts Centre’s ‘Small Works Show’

The Bermuda Arts Centre is getting set to open their “Small Works” show on Sunday [Nov 26] at 3.30pm. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard presents our annual ‘Small Works’ show this Sunday from 3.30pm to 5.00pm. “Artwork created will be no larger than 8” x 10”. Art is in all media and features Bermuda’s leading... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

“Great Start” To 2018 Cahow Nesting Season

“Great Start” To 2018 Cahow Nesting Season

The Cahow Nesting Season is “off to a great start with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified thus far,” according to the Nonsuch Island website. The story said, “The 2018 Cahow Nesting Season is off to a great start with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified thus far. Watch the video update with Senior Terrestrial... Read more of this article

Photos: DOE Holds Electric Vehicle Showcase

Photos: DOE Holds Electric Vehicle Showcase

The Department of Energy [DOE], in collaboration with Bermuda’s leading electric vehicle distributors, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts, hosted the Island’s first free, multi-vendor Electric Vehicle Showcase yesterday [Nov 16] at the Regency Terrace of the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club. The public were invited to view some of the latest electric... Read more of this article

Should Bermuda Care About Climate Change?

Should Bermuda Care About Climate Change?

Meteorology expert Dr Mark Guishard is to deliver a presentation on climate change at the next instalment of ThinkFest. The presentation, titled “Should Bermuda Care about Climate Change?” begins at 5 pm at the Bermuda College’s North Hall Lecture Theatre on Sunday, November 19. Mark Guishard, PhD, leads the Risk Prediction Initiative at the Bermuda... Read more of this article

CRIME

Court: Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva Appeal Dismissed

Court: Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva Appeal Dismissed

Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva — who was convicted of the murder of Prince Edness — has his appeal dismissed by Bermuda’s Court of Appeal. The ruling said, “The Appellant, Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva, was convicted in the Supreme Court on 15 September 2015 of the murder of Prince Edness [“the deceased”]. “He was also 2 convicted of... Read more of this article

35 Men Killed & 92 People Injured Since 2009

35 Men Killed & 92 People Injured Since 2009

“Since 2009, 35 young black men have been shot and killed and 92 people have been injured by an illegal firearm,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said in the House of Assembly, adding that “it is this Government’s hope to work in partnership with all aspects of the community to address multi-generational unaddressed trauma... Read more of this article

Man In Custody After Barricading Himself In

Man In Custody After Barricading Himself In

[Updating] A large amount of police officers, fire and ambulance personnel are currently on scene in the Happy Valley area this morning [Nov 15] after a man “barricaded himself” in a building and is “said to have what is considered a harmful substance on his person and he’s threatening anyone coming in.” Police Media Manager... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Blockchain Working Group Members Announced

Blockchain Working Group Members Announced

Earlier today [Nov 22] Premier David Burt held a press conference announcing the Government’s Blockchain Task Force. “The task force will look to advance the regulatory environment and develop Bermuda as a destination for Utility Tokens, Tokenised Securities, Cryptocurrencies, and Coin Offerings,” a spokesperson said. “The task force has established... Read more of this article

Video: Premier On Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

Video: Premier On Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

“Bermuda is a significant option for Blockchain and cryptocurrency related businesses,” Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt said today, adding that due to the “opportunities for economic growth that this area of the technology industry can provide,” the Government is moving “aggressively in this area to ensure that Bermuda and Bermudians... Read more of this article

TechAwards To Be Presented On November 21

TechAwards To Be Presented On November 21

Bermuda’s leading technology innovators will learn tomorrow night [Nov 21] the winners of the 2017 TechAwards, during a presentation at the XL Catlin Conference Room at O’Hara House on Bermudiana Road. This is the 10th Anniversary of the TechAwards sponsored by the Department of ICT Policy & Innovation. Minister of National Security Wayne Caines stated: “The... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Driver In Stable Condition On General Ward

Driver In Stable Condition On General Ward

The 41-year-old Southampton man who was injured when the cement truck he was driving overturned in Paget is in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital.A police spokesperson said, “At last check earlier this morning [November 22nd] the 41-year-old Southampton man injured when the cement truck he was driving overturned on Seabright Avenue... Read more of this article

Collision Involving Two Motorcycles & Truck

Collision Involving Two Motorcycles & Truck

Emergency services responded in the Paget area this afternoon [Nov 21] following a collision which appears to have involved two motorcycles and a truck. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Related StoriesPhotos: Three Vehicle Collision In Devonshire Photos: Vehicle Found Crashed In St George’s Photos:... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Cement Truck Overturns In Paget

Photos, Video: Cement Truck Overturns In Paget

[Updating] A collision occurred in Paget this morning [Nov 21] resulting in a cement truck overturning. Emergency services on the scene to assist, and further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 9.48am: A police spokesperson said, “Traffic diversions in effect until further notice on South Road in Paget near... Read more of this article