Video: Sunday Sept 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Sept 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Brian Wellman has been inducted into the University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor, Zeiko Lewis is leading the USL Championship League in assists, Flora Duffy won in Malibu, Nia Christopher is the leading scorer in the Colonial Athletic Association, Lieutenant Ci’re Bean trained with the Royal Navy and the new Waterfront Man store opened... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate On Planned Vaccine/Travel Policy

U.S. Consulate On Planned Vaccine/Travel Policy

“Beginning in early November, all adult foreign nationals traveling to the United States by air must demonstrate proof of full vaccination against Covid-19,” the U.S. Consulate in Bermuda said, adding that further information will be provided as it becomes available via the travel.state.gov website.On September 20th, U.S. Press Secretary... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Does It Again, Wins In Malibu

Flora Duffy Does It Again, Wins In Malibu

[Updated] Bermuda’s Flora Duffy has claimed yet another major victory, this time winning the Super League Triathlon Malibu race today [Sept 25] in California.Duffy, who has a string of major victories across a variety of triathlon events, was handed a Wildcard for the event, and today marked the first time the Bermudian triathlete has raced... Read more of this article

Discussion About Bus/Ferry Service To Continue

Discussion About Bus/Ferry Service To Continue

The bus service has now been suspended for just over a week, since last week Friday, and “discussions between the parties are scheduled to continue” this morning [Sept 25], Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said. The BIU has sent a letter [PDF] to management stating, “Employers have an obligation to take all reasonable care in the... Read more of this article

September Is The Worst Month Of The Pandemic

September Is The Worst Month Of The Pandemic

The island is currently dealing with a major outbreak of Covid-19, with this month, by all measures, the worst since the pandemic started over 18 months ago back in March 2020, as all statistical data now exceeds April 2021, when the island experienced the last major surge. September 2021 has seen the most new confirmed cases announced in one month,... Read more of this article

Bill To Create ‘Flora Duffy Day’ Passes In House

Bill To Create ‘Flora Duffy Day’ Passes In House

The Bill to create a public holiday on October 18th to honour Bermuda’s first Olympic medalist Flora Duffy passed in the House of Assembly on Friday [Sept 24] with unanimous support. Full audio of MPs discussing the Bill:Premier David Burt’s full statement follows below: “Honourable House. “To every cloud, there is a silver lining.” Mr.... Read more of this article

Video: Sept 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Sept 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Government confirm seven more Covid related deaths, death toll increases to 52 with almost 20 of them in recent weeks, hospitalisations increase to 65 with 14 in ICU, September is now the worst month of the pandemic, quarantine at home after September 30, post office plans new services, three MPs apologise in Parliament and Take Five donates to Mirrors... Read more of this article


Govt Confirm Seven Covid Related Deaths

Govt Confirm Seven Covid Related Deaths

The Government has confirmed the extremely sad news that there have been seven more Covid related deaths, bringing the overall death toll to 52. “I am extremely sorry to report today seven Covid related deaths,” said Minister of Health Kim Wilson. “This is very sad news, and I extend heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased... Read more of this article

182 New, 1612 Active, 65 In Hospital, 14 In ICU

182 New, 1612 Active, 65 In Hospital, 14 In ICU

The Ministry received 4982 test results – spanning two days — and 182 were positive, so there are now 1612 active cases, of which 65 people are in hospital, with 14 in ICU, and sadly the Minister has confirmed seven more deaths. Unfortunately, this now makes September the worst month, by all measures, since the pandemic started, well exceeding... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Sept 24 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Sept 24 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... Read more of this article

Drop & Deliver, MyBermudaPost & More

Drop & Deliver, MyBermudaPost & More

Part of the Post Office’s future vision is a ‘Drop-and-Deliver’ service which “will enable local e-commerce vendors that do not have a delivery network the option of dropping off their mail items to the Bermuda Post Office for delivery locally,” with a $5 fee per delivery item.This was stated by Minister for the Cabinet Office... Read more of this article

Minister: Quarantine At Home After Sept 30

Minister: Quarantine At Home After Sept 30

“The 14 day quarantine requirement for unvaccinated travellers will remain in place but they will be expected to quarantine at home after 30 September,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, adding that they “will be fitted with an electronic monitoring device.” This appears to refer to residents only, as the Minister also stated... Read more of this article

Live Audio & Parliament Order Of Business

Live Audio & Parliament Order Of Business

[Updated with live audio] The Bermuda Post Office, an update on Border Controls Quarantine [Covid-19] [No. 3] Order 2020, Disaster Victim Identification Training, an update on the Public Bus Service and the Intercountry Adoptions Approved Jurisdictions are the statements set to be delivered in the House of Assembly on Friday [Sept 24].Update: Live... Read more of this article

‘Waterfront Man’ Store Opening On Front Street

‘Waterfront Man’ Store Opening On Front Street

The Waterfront Group of Companies is opening a new men’s store named ‘Waterfront Man’ on Front Street, with the newly renovated 3000 square ft shop  featuring a selection of men’s footwear, accessories, books, gifts and more.A spokesperson said, “The Waterfront Group of Companies has announced it has recently opened a new men’s... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: Sunday Sept 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Sept 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Brian Wellman has been inducted into the University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor, Zeiko Lewis is leading the USL Championship League in assists, Flora Duffy won in Malibu, Nia Christopher is the leading scorer in the Colonial Athletic Association, Lieutenant Ci’re Bean trained with the Royal Navy and the new Waterfront Man store opened... Read more of this article

Video: Sept 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Sept 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Government confirm seven more Covid related deaths, death toll increases to 52 with almost 20 of them in recent weeks, hospitalisations increase to 65 with 14 in ICU, September is now the worst month of the pandemic, quarantine at home after September 30, post office plans new services, three MPs apologise in Parliament and Take Five donates to Mirrors... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Sept 24 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Sept 24 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... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Delray Rawlins’ Twenty20 Sussex Season Stats

Delray Rawlins’ Twenty20 Sussex Season Stats

With the Sussex season is now over, today we take a look at Delray Rawlins‘ batting and bowling numbers for the 2021 Twenty20 Season. Rawlins played in 11 matches, going to bat 8 times, with 2 not-outs. He scored a total of 155 runs, with his highest score of 50 not out, and he had an average of 25.83. Rawlins faced a total of 100 balls, with... Read more of this article

Results: Twelve Bermudian Footballers Overseas

Results: Twelve Bermudian Footballers Overseas

Teams that include Bermudian footballers Nahki Wells, Jonte Smith, Dale Eve, Justin Donawa, Kole Hall, Roger Lee, Reggie Lambe, Keziah Martin, J’nai Butterfield-Steede, Ayleal Dill, Quinaceo Hunt and Seke Spence were in action. Nahki Wells Nahki Wells made his first league start of the season as he and his Bristol City teammates played to a... Read more of this article

Cyclists Conclude UCI World Championships

Cyclists Conclude UCI World Championships

The Bermuda team concluded racing at the UCI Road World Championships in Belgium yesterday, with our cyclists performing “beyond expectations.” Bermuda Bicycling Association President Peter Dunne said, “While their finishing places were distant from the race winners, our team was impressively strong and attracted quite a bit of attention,... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Somerset Re Appoints Christopher Smith

Somerset Re Appoints Christopher Smith

Somerset Reinsurance Ltd. announced the appointment of Christopher [Chris] Smith as Head of Structured Reinsurance with immediate effect. A spokesperson said, “Somerset Reinsurance Ltd. [Somerset], a leading provider of reinsurance solutions to the U.S. life insurance and annuity market, is delighted to announce the appointment of Christopher [Chris]... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 25

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 25

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday September 25th.On Sunday the Crystal Symphony cruise ship is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, on Wednesday the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship is scheduled to arrive and on Thursday the Bermuda... Read more of this article

AXIS Capital Declares $0.42 Quarterly Dividend

AXIS Capital Declares $0.42 Quarterly Dividend

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per common share payable on October 15, 2021 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 4, 2021. In addition, the Board declared a dividend of $34.375 per Series E 5.50% Preferred Share [equivalent to $0.34375... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

10th Charman Prize Art Opening At Masterworks

10th Charman Prize Art Opening At Masterworks

The Charman Prize is a unique art competition and exhibition inspired by Bermuda, held biennially at the Museum. Established to honor and support local and resident artists, it is sponsored by patron, Mr. John Charman, a prominent figure in local and international business, and avid art collector.“The Masterworks Museum wants to especially thank... Read more of this article

National Library Returns To Curbside Pickup

National Library Returns To Curbside Pickup

The Bermuda National Library has returned to curbside ordering and pickup service. To order and schedule a pick, call 295-2905 or email library@gov.bm for the adult library, or call 295-0487 or email youthlib@gov.bm for the youth library. Related StoriesStudents Write Book On Covid Pandemic Bermuda National Library Offers... Read more of this article

Video: Bermudians Featured On Magazine Covers

Video: Bermudians Featured On Magazine Covers

Elle, Modern Salon, Triathlon Magazine and the New York Times Magazine are just a few of the international magazine covers Bermudians have been featured on over the years, with our small island producing a number of notable people in their respective fields. Some of the Bermudian athletes, musicians, faith leaders, models and community members to have... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Photos: 3D Cube Look At Pond Flowers

Photos: 3D Cube Look At Pond Flowers

With an aim of bringing “awareness to the importance of saving and preserving Bermuda’s open spaces,” members of the Garden Club of Bermuda recently created five pond flowers at Eve’s Pond using mostly natural materials, with virtual 3D cube images of the creations below. A spokesperson previously said, “To continue the celebration of The... Read more of this article

Experts Appointed To Sargasso Sea Commission

Experts Appointed To Sargasso Sea Commission

The Bermuda Cabinet approved the appointment of three international experts to the Sargasso Sea Commission on Tuesday [Sept 21], including Mark Spalding, Professor Stephen de Mora, and Dr Ana Colaço. A Government spokesperson said, “On September 21, 2021, the Bermuda Cabinet approved the appointment of three international experts to the Sargasso... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Interview With Choy Aming

Video: BNV Interview With Choy Aming

If you are interested in topics including sharks, marine life and ocean conservation you will want to tune in at 6.00pm this evening [Sept 23] as Choy Aming — one of the island’s foremost experts in the field — is joining Bernews for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series.The live interview replay is below Related... Read more of this article

CRIME

Minister Ming Expresses Condolences

Minister Ming Expresses Condolences

“I wish to extend sincerest condolences to the family, loved ones and friends of Mr. Duane Gibbons, who sadly was the victim of a stabbing yesterday,” said the Minister of National Security Renee Ming. Minister Ming continued, “This is such a concerning and tragic death, and I urge anyone with any knowledge of Mr. Gibbons’ murder or any information... Read more of this article

Man Stabbed, Police Launch Murder Investigation

Man Stabbed, Police Launch Murder Investigation

[Updated: Police have now confirmed the death of Duane Gibbons, 57, who was fatally stabbed early this morning.] The police have confirmed the death of a male who was found in an unresponsive state in the Blue Hole Hill area, and said they have commenced an investigation. A police spokesperson said, “At 2:20 a.m. today, Thursday 16th September,... Read more of this article

BPS: Non-Consensual Sharing Is An Offence

BPS: Non-Consensual Sharing Is An Offence

Noting they are “aware of videos and images being circulated on social media showing intimate encounters,” the police have reminded the public that the “non-consensual sharing of intimate images is an offence.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of videos and images being circulated on... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Bermuda To Host 2023 Global Privacy Summit

Bermuda To Host 2023 Global Privacy Summit

The Global Privacy Assembly [GPA] has selected Bermuda as the site to host its 2023 summit, with the event to “provide an opportunity for regulators and policy-makers to meet in person and set the agenda for global technology and data issues.” A spokesperson said, “The Global Privacy Assembly has selected Bermuda as the site to host its 2023 summit. Privacy... Read more of this article

Mosaic Expands Global Cyber Offering

Mosaic Expands Global Cyber Offering

Mosaic Insurance has expanded its cybersecurity business line internationally, with the addition of new team members to its UK-based unit. A spokesperson said, “The specialty insurer began underwriting global cyber coverage from Chicago April 1, just two months after launching with headquarters in Bermuda, a new Lloyd’s syndicate, 1609, and a network of underwriting... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Emoji Hugging Bermuda

Wallpaper Wednesday: Emoji Hugging Bermuda

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features an emoji — wearing a mask as it is a responsible emoji who follows public health guidelines – hugging a heart-shaped pink Bermuda flag, with the concept aimed at showing support for the island as we deal with the current Covid-19 outbreak.While the emoji is cute, our current Covid-19... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Multiple Vehicle Collision In Sandys Parish

Multiple Vehicle Collision In Sandys Parish

Shortly before 11.30am today [Sept 25] emergency responders attended a multiple vehicle collision involving a motorbike, a car and two trucks in Sandys. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 11:30 a.m. today, Saturday 25th September, 2021, police along with other emergency responders, attended a serious multiple vehicle collision involving a... Read more of this article

Man In ICU Following Collision In Warwick

Man In ICU Following Collision In Warwick

The 46-year-old male rider involved in Sunday evening’s collision in Warwick is in critical condition in the ICU, while the other rider involved, a 21-year-old male, was being treated at the hospital for a broken arm and awaiting further medical evaluation. A police spokesperson said, “At last check, the 46-year-old male rider involved in Sunday... Read more of this article

Woman Injured After Collision On North Shore

Woman Injured After Collision On North Shore

A woman has been taken to hospital with what are described as “non-life threatening injuries” following a collision involving a rental cycle and a truck on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish today [Sept 21]. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 1pm on Tuesday 21st September 2021, police and other first responders attended a report... Read more of this article




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