Man Charged With Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

Man Charged With Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [August 21], a 20-yea- old Pembroke man was charged with having unlawful carnal knowledge with a girl aged between 14 and 16. The charges were that on 9th August 2014, in Pembroke Parish, he had unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl aged between 14 and 16; and, on the same date, using ‘What’s App’,... Read more of this article

Annual Sand Sculpture Competition On Aug 30th

Annual Sand Sculpture Competition On Aug 30th

The Department of Youth, Sport & Recreation announced that the 19th Annual Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition will take place on August 30 at Horseshoe Bay Beach from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. In preparation for the annual event, this weekend residents and visitors can learn tips, tricks, tools and techniques of sand sculpting. Clinics will be held... Read more of this article

Video: “Mental Illness Does Not Discriminate”

Video: “Mental Illness Does Not Discriminate”

Bermudian “Brown Suga” is currently producing a video series dubbed “My Foreign Reality,” which captures her adventures as she travels in the United Kingdom, with the latest installment titled “Mental Illness Does Not Discriminate”. In describing the video, Brown Suga says, “This is my story and journey of healing... Read more of this article

Police Investigation Into BPAC Account Ongoing

Police Investigation Into BPAC Account Ongoing

The Bermuda Police Service Financial Crime Unit’s investigation into the Bermuda Political Action Club [BPAC] bank account is still ongoing, the police have confirmed. On July 23 a police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service Financial Crime Unit has commenced enquiries to determine if any criminal offences have been committed in relation... Read more of this article

Teachers Union To “Engage In Industrial Action”

Teachers Union To “Engage In Industrial Action”

The Department of Education said they received notice from the Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] regarding their intention to “engage in industrial action” next month in relation to a disciplinary matter. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Education has received a Notice from the General Secretary of the Bermuda Union of Teachers regarding... Read more of this article

GSPIC To Partner With Gibbons Company

GSPIC To Partner With Gibbons Company

Gina Spence Productions in Christ [GSPIC] is partnering with Gibbons Company in order to offer “Each One, Reach One,” a uniform recycling program with the Gibbons store, with those donating “gently used” school clothes receiving a 20 percent discount on select school items. Gibbons will have collection bins throughout their children’s... Read more of this article

Premier, PLP & OBA Express Condolences

Premier, PLP & OBA Express Condolences

[Updated] Premier Michael Dunkley and Opposition Leader Marc Bean today [Aug 20] expressed their condolences following the sudden passing of Rochelle Bascome, the wife of Member of Parliament Kenny Bascome. Premier Dunkley said: “It was a complete shock last night to receive the tragic news that Rochelle, Kenny’s wife of 30 years, had passed away. “On... Read more of this article

29 Yr Old Woman Charged With Wounding Man

29 Yr Old Woman Charged With Wounding Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 20], Aljelita Gibran of Paget parish was charged with unlawfully wounding a man with intent to do him grievous bodily harm. The incident was alleged to have occurred on 15th August 2014, in Hamilton Parish. As the charge is indictable and can only be heard in the Supreme Court, Ms Gibran, 29, did not... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts Due To Situation With Passenger

Flight Diverts Due To Situation With Passenger

[Updated with video] An airline diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Aug 20] as there was an issue with a passenger, with unofficial reports indicating that the passenger caused some form of disruption, with the police saying the passenger “appeared to be having mental health challenges.” JetBlue Flight #661 left JFK Airport in New York and... Read more of this article

Woman Fined: Pitbulls Without Licence

Woman Fined: Pitbulls Without Licence

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [August 20], Renee Tucker, 23 pleaded guilty to keeping a male and female pitbull and doing so without having a licence. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner fined her $500 on each count for a total fine of $1,000. Prosecutor Loxly Rickett told the Senior Magistrate that dog wardens had received complaints and,... Read more of this article

Rider Escapes Injury As Flames Engulf Cycle

Rider Escapes Injury As Flames Engulf Cycle

At approximately 3.38pm on Tuesday [Aug 19] the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a cycle fire on South Road near the junction with Middle Road in Paget. The bike was completely destroyed by the fire, and a nearby building also suffered some damage as a result of the blaze. The rider apparently indicated that he stopped the bike... Read more of this article

Robinson, Wright, Hollis Awarded Scholarships

Robinson, Wright, Hollis Awarded Scholarships

Validus Holdings, Ltd., in partnership with the Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC], the Bermuda Foundation for Insurance Studies [BFIS] and Knowledge Quest, is sponsoring three scholarships aimed at developing Bermuda’s future professionals, and is thrilled to announce this year’s recipients. Carmela Robinson is the recipient... Read more of this article

54 Year Old St. George’s Woman Dies After Fall

54 Year Old St. George’s Woman Dies After Fall

A 54 year old woman died after falling and hitting her head at a Ferry Road, St. George’s residence yesterday [Aug 19], the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:43pm on Tuesday August 19th police and first responders attended a report of an incident that took place at a Ferry Road, St. George’s residence. “It... Read more of this article

VIDEOS

Video: “Mental Illness Does Not Discriminate”

Video: “Mental Illness Does Not Discriminate”

Bermudian “Brown Suga” is currently producing a video series dubbed “My Foreign Reality,” which captures her adventures as she travels in the United Kingdom, with the latest installment titled “Mental Illness Does Not Discriminate”. In describing the video, Brown Suga says, “This is my story and journey of healing... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts Due To Situation With Passenger

Flight Diverts Due To Situation With Passenger

[Updated with video] An airline diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Aug 20] as there was an issue with a passenger, with unofficial reports indicating that the passenger caused some form of disruption, with the police saying the passenger “appeared to be having mental health challenges.” JetBlue Flight #661 left JFK Airport in New York and... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: TLF Internship Graduation

Photos & Video: TLF Internship Graduation

On Tuesday [Aug 19] the graduates of the Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] Internship Programme were celebrated at a ceremony at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. The TLF encourages the further development of Bermudian students interested in Information Communication Technology [ICT] careers. This year six students — Ciera Fox, Colisha Smith, Daniel... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Smith & Hawley Compete In Relays In China

Smith & Hawley Compete In Relays In China

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith and Erica Hawley were back in action in China taking part in the 4x Mixed Triathlon Relay’s final at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Smith was put on the America’s 3rd team that finished 11th with a time of 1:29:04, Smith competed the swim in 3:24, then covered the bike distance in 10:08 before clocking... Read more of this article

Highland Spring Junior Open Tennis Continues

Highland Spring Junior Open Tennis Continues

The Highland Spring Junior Open Tennis Tournament continues at Pomander Gate Tennis Club, and the results from August 18th, 19th and 20th follows below Monday, 18th AugustB 14 – Andrew Blee def. Max Marshall 2-6, 7-6, 10-7 B 14 – Amir Thomas def. Nick Cooper 6-3, 6-3 B 16 – Daniel Marshall def. Tucker Powell 6-3, 6-2 B 16 – Charlie... Read more of this article

Scraders, Perinchief Through To Finals In China

Scraders, Perinchief Through To Finals In China

Both Kyrah Scraders and Jah-Nai Perinchief have qualified for the finals at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China following strong showings in the preliminaries. Kyrah Scraders ran to a third place finish in heat 2 of the 800m, clocking a time of 2:11.27 which saw her qualify for the B final. Meanwhile Jah-Nai Perinchief equaled his personal... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Marsh And Guy Carpenter Donate $12,500

Marsh And Guy Carpenter Donate $12,500

Marsh and Guy Carpenter revealed today [Aug 21] that they are donating more than $12,500 to several local nonprofit organisations. As a way of making the firms’ annual charity drive more engaging, Marsh and Guy Carpenter this year asked employees for suggestions on where to provide funding. Based on those responses, the financial donations will... Read more of this article

A.M. Best Affirms Ironshore Insurance Ratings

A.M. Best Affirms Ironshore Insurance Ratings

Rating company A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A [Excellent] and the issuer credit ratings [ICR] of “a” of Ironshore Insurance Ltd. [Bermuda] and its affiliated operating companies: Ironshore Indemnity Inc. [Minneapolis, MN], Ironshore Specialty Insurance Company [Phoenix, AZ] and Ironshore Europe Limited [Ireland] [collectively... Read more of this article

Column: Bermuda Motors “Ask The Experts”

Column: Bermuda Motors “Ask The Experts”

It happens to the best of us. One day you are driving your car and then out of nowhere, it breaks down and you have to take it to your dealership to get it fixed. The car technician tells you what is wrong and explains what parts are needed to fix the problem. Then the dreaded words come out of his mouth, “We don’t have the parts in stock”. Your... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Annual Sand Sculpture Competition On Aug 30th

Annual Sand Sculpture Competition On Aug 30th

The Department of Youth, Sport & Recreation announced that the 19th Annual Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition will take place on August 30 at Horseshoe Bay Beach from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. In preparation for the annual event, this weekend residents and visitors can learn tips, tricks, tools and techniques of sand sculpting. Clinics will be held... Read more of this article

Bermuda Latin Vibes To Host Cancer Fundraiser

Bermuda Latin Vibes To Host Cancer Fundraiser

Bermuda Latin Vibes is getting set to host a cancer fundraiser entitled “Black Tie and Ribbons” on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 7.00pm to 12.00am at Masterworks, featuring live performances and a series of events in order to raise money for a good cause. Attendees are asked to dress formerly – “come dressed to impress and dressed... Read more of this article

PechaKucha Volume 8 Set For Tomorrow Night

PechaKucha Volume 8 Set For Tomorrow Night

PechaKucha Bermuda Volume 8 is set to take place tomorrow night [Aug 21] at the Devonshire Recreation Club at 20 Frog Lane from 6.00pm through 9.00pm. Presentations will begin at 6:30pm, and food will be offered at $12 a plate. Entrace to the event is free. The presenters for PechaKucha Volume 8 will include:Nathan Kowalski on “The Bermuda Economy” Alan... Read more of this article

ENVIRONMENT

Part Of Internal Ceiling Collapses At Aquarium

Part Of Internal Ceiling Collapses At Aquarium

The Department of Conservation Services confirmed that today [Aug 19] a small area of the internal ceiling collapsed in the Aquarium Hall at the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo [BAMZ]. Fortunately nobody was injured and there was no damage to the actual exhibit or fish. The area has been made safe and is now cordoned off, photo below.Dr. Ian Walker,... Read more of this article

Offshore Wind Energy Study On Bermuda

Offshore Wind Energy Study On Bermuda

Dr. Grant Gibbons, Minister of Education and Economic Development and Jeanne Atherden, Minister for Health, Seniors and the Environment recently received the final report from the University of California [UCSB] entitled, ‘Offshore Wind Energy in the Context of Multiple Ocean Uses on the Bermuda Platform’. The Offshore Wind Energy Study was undertaken... Read more of this article

Bermuda Welcomes Thousands Of Dragonflies

Bermuda Welcomes Thousands Of Dragonflies

While Bermuda’s fall migrations are a sight to behold, birds aren’t the only animals that come to make their mark on the island; we are currently playing host to thousands of Wandering Glider dragonflies, with one recently captured on camera at Bernard Park. Photo by Andrew Dobson of the Bermuda Audubon Society:A post on social media from... Read more of this article

CRIME

Man Charged With Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

Man Charged With Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [August 21], a 20-yea- old Pembroke man was charged with having unlawful carnal knowledge with a girl aged between 14 and 16. The charges were that on 9th August 2014, in Pembroke Parish, he had unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl aged between 14 and 16; and, on the same date, using ‘What’s App’,... Read more of this article

29 Yr Old Woman Charged With Wounding Man

29 Yr Old Woman Charged With Wounding Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 20], Aljelita Gibran of Paget parish was charged with unlawfully wounding a man with intent to do him grievous bodily harm. The incident was alleged to have occurred on 15th August 2014, in Hamilton Parish. As the charge is indictable and can only be heard in the Supreme Court, Ms Gibran, 29, did not... Read more of this article

Woman Fined: Pitbulls Without Licence

Woman Fined: Pitbulls Without Licence

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [August 20], Renee Tucker, 23 pleaded guilty to keeping a male and female pitbull and doing so without having a licence. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner fined her $500 on each count for a total fine of $1,000. Prosecutor Loxly Rickett told the Senior Magistrate that dog wardens had received complaints and,... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Photos & Video: TLF Internship Graduation

Photos & Video: TLF Internship Graduation

On Tuesday [Aug 19] the graduates of the Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] Internship Programme were celebrated at a ceremony at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. The TLF encourages the further development of Bermudian students interested in Information Communication Technology [ICT] careers. This year six students — Ciera Fox, Colisha Smith, Daniel Walker, Dante Richardson,... Read more of this article

Digicel Offers Free Netflix With Internet Sign Ups

Digicel Offers Free Netflix With Internet Sign Ups

Digicel is giving Bermuda the opportunity to enjoy Netflix for free. The new Netflix offer, that launched Monday, offers customers free Netflix for 6 months with an Internet subscription and 12 months with an Internet and Access subscription, with no contract. Netflix is an on-demand internet streaming media service available at Netflix.com. It features television shows... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Cruise Time-Lapse Departure

Video: Bermuda Cruise Time-Lapse Departure

A time-lapse video recently shared online captures the departure of the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn as it leaves Dockyard and travels out into the Atlantic Ocean. The video begins with a full minute of time-lapse footage that highlights general activity at the wharf, with boats of various sizes coming and going, foot traffic traversing the bridge below, and automobiles... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Rider Escapes Injury As Flames Engulf Cycle

Rider Escapes Injury As Flames Engulf Cycle

At approximately 3.38pm on Tuesday [Aug 19] the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a cycle fire on South Road near the junction with Middle Road in Paget. The bike was completely destroyed by the fire, and a nearby building also suffered some damage as a result of the blaze. The rider apparently indicated that he stopped the bike... Read more of this article

54 Year Old St. George’s Woman Dies After Fall

54 Year Old St. George’s Woman Dies After Fall

A 54 year old woman died after falling and hitting her head at a Ferry Road, St. George’s residence yesterday [Aug 19], the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:43pm on Tuesday August 19th police and first responders attended a report of an incident that took place at a Ferry Road, St. George’s residence. “It... Read more of this article

Part Of Internal Ceiling Collapses At Aquarium

Part Of Internal Ceiling Collapses At Aquarium

The Department of Conservation Services confirmed that today [Aug 19] a small area of the internal ceiling collapsed in the Aquarium Hall at the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo [BAMZ]. Fortunately nobody was injured and there was no damage to the actual exhibit or fish. The area has been made safe and is now cordoned off, photo below.Dr. Ian Walker,... Read more of this article


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