Brown: Need To Respond Strongly To Violations

Brown: Need To Respond Strongly To Violations

[Updated] Shadow Immigration Minister Walton Brown is today [May 27] calling on the Department of Immigration to “act immediately in disciplining a local company” that he alleged has work permit holders working outside of their work permit. Shadow Immigration Minister Walton Brown’s Comments Mr. Brown said, “It is once again distressing... Read more of this article

Changes To Passport Processing On June 5th

Changes To Passport Processing On June 5th

Changes to the processing of British Overseas Territories Citizen [BOTC] passports will take effect on Friday June 5th of this year, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said today [May 27] in the Senate. Minister Fahy said, “The significant changes relate passport personalization, printing and dispatch of BOTC passports. All of these functions... Read more of this article

Minister: America’s Cup Business Opportunities

Minister: America’s Cup Business Opportunities

Hosting the America’s Cup provides an “unparalleled opportunity” for our country, our people, and unique businesses, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said today [May 27] in the Senate. In delivering a Ministerial statement, Minister Fahy said: “Bermuda’s hosting of the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda is truly an honour... Read more of this article

Tickets Now On Sale For International Matches

Tickets Now On Sale For International Matches

The Bermuda Football Association [BFA] announced that tickets for the Bermuda men’s national team’s upcoming matches against Puerto Rico and Guatemala are now on sale. The BFA said, “Tickets for the international friendly match against Puerto Rico, on Friday, June 5th, at 7:30pm, cost $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for children/seniors. “Tickets... Read more of this article

Zoological Society To Host “Reef Watch” Event

Zoological Society To Host “Reef Watch” Event

Polar explorer and environmentalist, Robert Swan OBE, once said: “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” “Bermuda remains on the precipice when it comes to protecting its natural resources, particularly its coral reef system, which provides us with provision, protection and pleasure. Therefore, it... Read more of this article

PLP Pays Tribute To Donawa On His Retirement

PLP Pays Tribute To Donawa On His Retirement

Shadow Sports Minister Michael Weeks has saluted veteran runner Jay Donawa as he announces his decision to retire from competitive distance running. “The Progressive Labour Party would like to salute perennial Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby contender Jay Donawa as he announces his decision to retire from competitive distance running,”... Read more of this article

Health Minister Responds: Mammogram Services

Health Minister Responds: Mammogram Services

The Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden today [May 27] responded to the statement on Mammogram services by the Shadow Minister of Health Kim Wilson. Yesterday Ms Wilson expressed concern over proposed health insurance legislation as it pertains to mammograms, saying that “rather than rushing through this important legislation,... Read more of this article

Use “Extreme Caution” With New Speed Bumps

Use “Extreme Caution” With New Speed Bumps

The City of Hamilton is today [May 27] advising the public of two new speed bumps and asks that motorists take “extreme caution” saying the “design of the new speed bumps is not yet conducive to road traffic and will be adjusted this evening after peak traffic.” A spokesperson from the City of Hamilton said, “The two areas... Read more of this article

22 Yr Old Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

22 Yr Old Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

A 22-year-old car driver was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision on Parsons Road on Monday evening, which saw a motorcyclist taken to KEMH for treatment.A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:30pm on Monday, May 25th first responders attended a reported collision on Parsons Road in Pembroke near the junction with Fentons... Read more of this article

Stolen Hyundai Tucson Car Located In Paget

Stolen Hyundai Tucson Car Located In Paget

The red Hyundai Tucson car that was stolen from Victoria Street was found on Tuesday evening [May 26] on Tanglewood Road in Paget and has been impounded by police. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating a red Hyundai Tucson bearing license plate number 41222 reported... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Thirty Minute Video: 2015 Bermuda Day Parade

Thirty Minute Video: 2015 Bermuda Day Parade

Thousands of locals lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day parade yesterday [May 25], with entertainment provided by a wide variety of groups, and if you missed some of the action — or want to relive it — you can watch almost 30 minutes of parade highlights below. Groups taking part in the parade included the Bermuda Longriders... Read more of this article

Videos: Bermuda Day Festivities And Races

Videos: Bermuda Day Festivities And Races

Bermuda Day festivities are taking place around the island today [May 25], with crowds taking in the Bermuda Day Half Marathon, the Sinclair Packwood Memorial Cycle Race, the Bermuda Day Parade, and more. Those events saw a numbers of winners crowned, including husband and wife duo Chris and Ashley Estwanik winning the Half Marathon, Shannon Lawrence... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: CedarBridge’s Multicultural Day

Photos/Video: CedarBridge’s Multicultural Day

CedarBridge Academy‘s staff and students recently celebrated their annual Multicultural Day, a tradition at CedarBridge Academy began in 2003, when Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Broadbelt, former staff members of CBA, introduced a celebration of the various cultures in Bermuda. What started as a day to dress in different cultures has evolved into a full... Read more of this article

SPORTS

New Membership Offering At Belmont Hills Golf

New Membership Offering At Belmont Hills Golf

From 1 July 2015 Belmont Hills Golf Club in Warwick is offering a new membership category with a wide range of additional benefits. Called BelmontPlus it provides two adults with full membership of Belmont Hills Golf Club and allows the same people plus up to 2 children to use the leisure amenities at the club’s affiliate resort, Newstead Belmont... Read more of this article

Louis Vuitton Renew America’s Cup Sponsorship

Louis Vuitton Renew America’s Cup Sponsorship

Louis Vuitton is renewing its commitment to the America’s Cup by becoming the title partner of the America’s Cup World Series, the America’s Cup Qualifiers and Challenger Playoffs as well as the presenting partner of the 35th America’s Cup Match. “Since 1983, Louis Vuitton has continued to play a major role in the America’s Cup, but this... Read more of this article

Tickets Now On Sale For International Matches

Tickets Now On Sale For International Matches

The Bermuda Football Association [BFA] announced that tickets for the Bermuda men’s national team’s upcoming matches against Puerto Rico and Guatemala are now on sale. The BFA said, “Tickets for the international friendly match against Puerto Rico, on Friday, June 5th, at 7:30pm, cost $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for children/seniors. “Tickets... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: May 27 2015

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: May 27 2015

Today [May 27] saw a volume of 6,100 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $19,481.00 BD. 36,000 shares were traded by Bermuda Aviation Services Ltd, closing down 0.3% at $3.15 per share, while the other 100 shares were traded by Ascendant Group Limited, closing up 5.9% at $5.40 per share. The BSX closed at 1,196.07, up 0.24% on the... Read more of this article

Brown: Need To Respond Strongly To Violations

Brown: Need To Respond Strongly To Violations

[Updated] Shadow Immigration Minister Walton Brown is today [May 27] calling on the Department of Immigration to “act immediately in disciplining a local company” that he alleged has work permit holders working outside of their work permit. Shadow Immigration Minister Walton Brown’s Comments Mr. Brown said, “It is once again distressing... Read more of this article

Premier Congratulates Hamilton Princess Hotel

Premier Congratulates Hamilton Princess Hotel

The Premier, Michael Dunkley extended congratulations today to the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club and the Green Family on the official opening of Marcus’ restaurant. The new restaurant headed by famed chef Marcus Samuelsson opens its doors today, and yesterday Premier Dunkley participated in the Roof Wetting of the new venue where he expressed... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Mobile Zip Line Enjoyed Over Bermuda Day

Mobile Zip Line Enjoyed Over Bermuda Day

The island’s newly launched mobile zip line made an appearance during the weekend’s Bermuda Day celebrations, with revelers traversing Front Street able to take in the sight of people riding along a cable from a tower 34 feet in the air. The ride was launched in April 2015 by partners Antwan Albuoy and Shena Virgil of Twilight Entertainment... Read more of this article

Allied World Family Community Day On June 7

Allied World Family Community Day On June 7

The Centre on Philanthropy is getting set to host their fourth annual Allied World, Family Community Day on Sunday, June 7 at Victoria Park in Hamilton from 1.00pm through 5.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s families are invited to discover the joy of volunteering for local charities in an afternoon of fun, food, games, entertainment and... Read more of this article

Thirty Minute Video: 2015 Bermuda Day Parade

Thirty Minute Video: 2015 Bermuda Day Parade

Thousands of locals lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day parade yesterday [May 25], with entertainment provided by a wide variety of groups, and if you missed some of the action — or want to relive it — you can watch almost 30 minutes of parade highlights below. Groups taking part in the parade included the Bermuda Longriders... Read more of this article

ENVIRONMENT

Zoological Society To Host “Reef Watch” Event

Zoological Society To Host “Reef Watch” Event

Polar explorer and environmentalist, Robert Swan OBE, once said: “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” “Bermuda remains on the precipice when it comes to protecting its natural resources, particularly its coral reef system, which provides us with provision, protection and pleasure. Therefore, it... Read more of this article

Photos: KBB Teams Pick Up 4.5 Tons Of Litter

Photos: KBB Teams Pick Up 4.5 Tons Of Litter

Volunteers joined in Keep Bermuda Beautiful’s [KBB] National Cleanup over the weekend of May 16, with 28 teams picking up 4.5 tons of litter and debris from neighbourhoods and public parks across the island. “We are pleased to have the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] support this year’s event and form ‘tourism teams’ at two of our Island’s... Read more of this article

Marsh & Guy Carpenter Clean Up Local Beach

Marsh & Guy Carpenter Clean Up Local Beach

Marsh and Guy Carpenter spent this morning [May 22] volunteering on the island as part of the companies’ inaugural Global Volunteer Month, designated as May 2015.Globally, 25 countries are participating in Global Volunteer Month with volunteer efforts in 240 cities planned throughout the month of May. In Bermuda, May 22 has been designated as the... Read more of this article

CRIME

22 Yr Old Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

22 Yr Old Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

A 22-year-old car driver was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision on Parsons Road on Monday evening, which saw a motorcyclist taken to KEMH for treatment.A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:30pm on Monday, May 25th first responders attended a reported collision on Parsons Road in Pembroke near the junction with Fentons... Read more of this article

Stolen Hyundai Tucson Car Located In Paget

Stolen Hyundai Tucson Car Located In Paget

The red Hyundai Tucson car that was stolen from Victoria Street was found on Tuesday evening [May 26] on Tanglewood Road in Paget and has been impounded by police. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating a red Hyundai Tucson bearing license plate number 41222 reported... Read more of this article

Pair Charged With Importing $300,000 Of Drugs

Pair Charged With Importing $300,000 Of Drugs

Appearing in Magistrates Court yesterday [May 26] Mr Shomari Virgil and Ms Precious Cooper were charged with importing some $300,000 worth of cannabis and cocaine and possessing the drugs with intent to supply. The charges were that the drugs had been imported in St George’s in January 2015 and the Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Bermuda’s May Klout Social Media Rankings

Bermuda’s May Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] Klout has added ‘Expert’ tags to people’s profiles. Users will be able to easily see who the experts are for all topics found on Klout and identify individual Klout expertise. To be considered a Klout Expert on a topic, users must be in the top few percentages of all global users. In a press release, a Klout spokesperson said, “This feature... Read more of this article

CITV’s Live Bermuda Day Parade Coverage

CITV’s Live Bermuda Day Parade Coverage

Live coverage of the Bermuda Day Parade will be carried on CITV starting at 1.30 p.m. Monday May 25. Hosts Tina Evans-Caines and Keevil “The Captain” Burgess will deliver live colour commentary of the parade from start to finish. The Bermuda Day Parade can be seen on CITV CableVision ch. 2 and WOW ch. 102 beginning at 1.30 p.m. It will also be streamed live at www.citv.gov.bm. Related... Read more of this article

Premier: 147 CCTV Cameras At 81 Locations

Premier: 147 CCTV Cameras At 81 Locations

The CCTV project  ”has now been substantially completed with 147 cameras at 81 locations” and “installation work at the remaining 3 locations is ongoing,” Premier & Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley said in the House of Assembly today [May 22], adding that the system will cost $111,165.07 per month. “Specific areas of the... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

22 Yr Old Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

22 Yr Old Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

A 22-year-old car driver was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision on Parsons Road on Monday evening, which saw a motorcyclist taken to KEMH for treatment.A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:30pm on Monday, May 25th first responders attended a reported collision on Parsons Road in Pembroke near the junction with Fentons... Read more of this article

One Person Injured In Motorcycle/Car Collision

One Person Injured In Motorcycle/Car Collision

At around 8.30pm this evening [May 25] a collision occurred in the Parson’s Road area, marking what is at least the third collision on this Bermuda Day holiday. The collision appeared to involve a motorcycle and a car, with one person taken away via ambulance. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Related... Read more of this article

Car Collision In North Shore, Shelly Bay Area

Car Collision In North Shore, Shelly Bay Area

[Updated with video] At sometime around 7.45pm this evening [May 25] a collision occurred on North Shore in the Shelly Bay area which resulted in the car going completely of the road. Emergency personnel attended the scene, and remain on scene as of this writing. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update... Read more of this article


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