Results: BVA Beach Volleyball Tournament

Results: BVA Beach Volleyball Tournament

On Saturday, July 20th the Bermuda Volleyball Association [BVA] hosted it’s 2nd beach tournament of the season. The tournament involved four divisions. Sophia Sontag and Brenda Dalida placed first in the Women’s 2s while Ivy Manio, Ana Liza Perez, Margaret Naval and Floriefe Nery would place first in the Women’s 4s. Ian Bucci and... Read more of this article

Teen Brittonie Taylor Reported Missing Again

Teen Brittonie Taylor Reported Missing Again

The Bermuda Police Service is once again appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 15 year old Brittonie Taylor. A police spokesperson said, “He was reported missing last night [Saturday, July 20th] from the Aeolia Drive, Devonshire area. Most recent photo of Brittonie Taylor“The young man is described as dark complexioned, approximately... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday July 21st ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday July 21st ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Delray Rawlins scored a century for Sussex, Dockyard won the Top Cruise Destination Award, 12 students received BPSU Education Awards, Bermuda debaters reached the finals in Europe, and Halle Teart earned the Top Debater Award in Trinidad were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.In additional good news, Rockal Evans... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Visits Hamilton

US Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Visits Hamilton

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle arrived in Hamilton on Friday [July 20] as part of its 2019 cadet summer training deployment. A spokesperson previously said, “While in port, cadets from the ‘Eagle’ will participate in community outreach activities with WindReach and the Sandy’s Boat Club Youth Sailing Program. “As the only... Read more of this article

Initiatives To ‘Encourage A Greener Bermuda’

Initiatives To ‘Encourage A Greener Bermuda’

Following the recent environmentalist demonstration, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said he welcomes an “open dialogue regarding sustainability and the preservation of our island” and provided information on what is presently being done within the Ministry to “encourage a greener Bermuda.” Minister Roban said, “I encourage... Read more of this article

Family Centre & Clarien Bank Go To The Wicket

Family Centre & Clarien Bank Go To The Wicket

Family Centre officially kicked off its annual Cup Match campaign with the traditional pinning of the Family Centre’s Cup Match Team Ribbons on the Premier David Burt at the Cabinet Office along with representatives of St. George’s and Somerset Cricket Clubs. Family Centre’s Cup Match Tag Day is scheduled for Wednesday, July 31st. Martha Dismont,... Read more of this article

Video: July 20th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: July 20th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Man arrested in connection with ‘drill video’, Butterfield & BF&M sponsor Triangle Challenge, BSG Security Firm mural on Apollo 11, Fairmont Southampton All-Inclusive Package, seminar helps entrepreneurs fail fast & pivot, climate change rally in Hamilton, MPs pass legislation to raise the mandatory retirement age for public service... Read more of this article


RAN Men’s U19: Bermuda Defeat Barbados

RAN Men’s U19: Bermuda Defeat Barbados

Bermuda continued competing in the Rugby Americas North [RAN] U19 tournament in Barbados, defeating the home team to advance to the next round, where they will match up against Trinidad & Tobago. Bermuda began their day by facing off against Barbados in the final pool game for the tournament. The team held a tight defense, and managed to score two... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: July 19 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 19 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: Climate Change Rally In Hamilton

Video: Climate Change Rally In Hamilton

The Greenrock Youth Council and Fridays for Future Bermuda held a climate change rally today [July 19] in Hamilton, with young people marching from Nellie’s Walk to the Cabinet Office aiming to bring attention to climate change; with the group carrying signs and chanting “what do we want, climate justice, when do we want it, now.” The... Read more of this article

Minister On Bermudiana Beach Resort Launch

Minister On Bermudiana Beach Resort Launch

Phase 1 which comprises “70 of the 111 keys will come online in July next year with the remaining 41 units in 2021,” Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva said in reference to the Bermudiana Beach Resort. The property was originally named Grand Atlantic and scheduled to be housing development, however after the units did not sell... Read more of this article

Minister: Emancipation Commemoration Events

Minister: Emancipation Commemoration Events

A number of events are taking place this month to recognise the 185th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Bermuda, Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo said, adding that the events “will strengthen our understanding of who we are, where we come from, and the strength of the shoulders that we all stand upon.”Speaking... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Connection With ‘Drill Video’

Man Arrested In Connection With ‘Drill Video’

[Updated] One man has been taken into custody in connection with a ‘drill music’ video being circulated that promotes violence against police officers, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of a local ‘Drill’ music video being circulated on social media promoting violence... Read more of this article

BSG Security Firm Mural Is Out Of This World

BSG Security Firm Mural Is Out Of This World

A mural celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing can be seen on the premises of the Bermuda Security Group, thanks to a project launched in partnership with the Bermuda Society of Arts and local schools. A spokesperson said, “When the Bermuda Security Group [BSG] was founded in 1969, the world was abuzz with the breakneck... Read more of this article

Parliament: Audio & Order Of Business

Parliament: Audio & Order Of Business

[Updated with audio] The House of Assembly will be in session today [July 19] and statements scheduled to be delivered include the 2019 Emancipation Commemoration, 2019 Scholarships & Awards and the Bermudian Professional Development: Michele Bean P3 Certification, and Ministers are due to answer Parliamentary Questions on the legal costs of the... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: Sunday July 21st ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday July 21st ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Delray Rawlins scored a century for Sussex, Dockyard won the Top Cruise Destination Award, 12 students received BPSU Education Awards, Bermuda debaters reached the finals in Europe, and Halle Teart earned the Top Debater Award in Trinidad were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.In additional good news, Rockal Evans... Read more of this article

Video: Pan Am Athlete Profile Of Ceci Wollmann

Video: Pan Am Athlete Profile Of Ceci Wollmann

In the third of a series of video profiles of the athletes set to represent Bermuda at the upcoming 2019 Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru, meet Ceci Wollmann, who will be competing in sailing. The Pan American Games are the world’s third largest international sporting festival, and will run from 26 July to 11 August, and will host 7,000 athletes from 41... Read more of this article

Video: Pan Am Athlete Profile Of Caitlin Conyers

Video: Pan Am Athlete Profile Of Caitlin Conyers

In the second of a series of video profiles of the athletes set to represent Bermuda at the upcoming 2019 Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru, meet Caitlin Conyers, who will be competing in cycling. The Pan American Games are the world’s third largest international sporting festival, and will run from 26 July to 11 August, and will host 7,000 athletes from... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Results: BVA Beach Volleyball Tournament

Results: BVA Beach Volleyball Tournament

On Saturday, July 20th the Bermuda Volleyball Association [BVA] hosted it’s 2nd beach tournament of the season. The tournament involved four divisions. Sophia Sontag and Brenda Dalida placed first in the Women’s 2s while Ivy Manio, Ana Liza Perez, Margaret Naval and Floriefe Nery would place first in the Women’s 4s. Ian Bucci and... Read more of this article

Pacers Win More Medals In North Carolina

Pacers Win More Medals In North Carolina

Member of the Bermuda Pacers Track Club continued competing at the 2019 Russell E. Blunt Eastcoast Invitational Track Meet in North Carolina, winning more medals in the second day of action. Jezhari Talbot won the 15-16 Girls 1500 Meter Gold Medal clocking a time 5:28.26, while Sancho Smith won the 15-16 Boys 1500 Meter when he stopped the clock in... Read more of this article

Trio To Compete In Canadian Jr Championships

Trio To Compete In Canadian Jr Championships

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association announced three swimmers will be participating in the Canadian Junior Swimming Championships. This annual event brings together the top Age Group Swimmers from all over Canada, and beyond. In the past, there have also been swimmers participating from Ireland, Hungary and the United States, as well as Bermuda. This... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Hilton Brand ‘Announces Debut in Bermuda’

Hilton Brand ‘Announces Debut in Bermuda’

In a statement posted on their company website, Hilton announced the “company’s debut in Bermuda with the signing of Bermudiana Beach Resort, Tapestry Collection by Hilton.” “Representing the brand’s first hotel in Bermuda and second development in the Caribbean region, the 111-room resort is slated to open in 2020. Owned by Bermudiana... Read more of this article

Review: Buck Moon Fizz At Ocean Club

Review: Buck Moon Fizz At Ocean Club

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Over the weekend, I was invited to head to Ocean Club at the Fairmont Southampton for a swanky event – Buck Moon Fizz. The resort is known for these parties with unlimited champagne, food and entertainment, so needless to say, I was excited about the experience. The event started at 7pm and guests were given a glass... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 20

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 20

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday July 20th.On Saturday the Anthem of the Seas and the Carnival Sunrise cruise ships are expected, on Sunday the Eric oil products tanker, the Norwegian Gem cruise ship and the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Monday... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Review: Buck Moon Fizz At Ocean Club

Review: Buck Moon Fizz At Ocean Club

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Over the weekend, I was invited to head to Ocean Club at the Fairmont Southampton for a swanky event – Buck Moon Fizz. The resort is known for these parties with unlimited champagne, food and entertainment, so needless to say, I was excited about the experience. The event started at 7pm and guests were given a glass... Read more of this article

BSG Security Firm Mural Is Out Of This World

BSG Security Firm Mural Is Out Of This World

A mural celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing can be seen on the premises of the Bermuda Security Group, thanks to a project launched in partnership with the Bermuda Society of Arts and local schools. A spokesperson said, “When the Bermuda Security Group [BSG] was founded in 1969, the world was abuzz with the breakneck... Read more of this article

Soul Session Saturday Event On August 31

Soul Session Saturday Event On August 31

Tino Sax is getting set to hold an event titled ‘Soul Session Saturday’ on August 31 at the Blue Waters Anglers Club dock from 8.00am to 12.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Kicking off Labour Day weekend, Tino Sax is back with his Soul Session Saturdays. If you missed the first one, be sure to catch this event. “Capping off the end... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Initiatives To ‘Encourage A Greener Bermuda’

Initiatives To ‘Encourage A Greener Bermuda’

Following the recent environmentalist demonstration, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said he welcomes an “open dialogue regarding sustainability and the preservation of our island” and provided information on what is presently being done within the Ministry to “encourage a greener Bermuda.” Minister Roban said, “I encourage... Read more of this article

Video: Climate Change Rally In Hamilton

Video: Climate Change Rally In Hamilton

The Greenrock Youth Council and Fridays for Future Bermuda held a climate change rally today [July 19] in Hamilton, with young people marching from Nellie’s Walk to the Cabinet Office aiming to bring attention to climate change; with the group carrying signs and chanting “what do we want, climate justice, when do we want it, now.” The... Read more of this article

Climate Change Rally Set For This Friday

Climate Change Rally Set For This Friday

Greenrock and Fridays for Future Bermuda has formed the Greenrock Youth Council and will hold a climate change rally in Hamilton on Friday [July 19] from 11.30am to 1.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock has formed a Youth Council to provide young environmental advocates and green entrepreneurs with a platform to express their interests, proposed... Read more of this article

CRIME

Man Arrested In Connection With ‘Drill Video’

Man Arrested In Connection With ‘Drill Video’

[Updated] One man has been taken into custody in connection with a ‘drill music’ video being circulated that promotes violence against police officers, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of a local ‘Drill’ music video being circulated on social media promoting violence... Read more of this article

32-Year-Old Arrested For ‘Assault On Police’

32-Year-Old Arrested For ‘Assault On Police’

A 22-year-old man hurt in a disturbance at St. George’s Cricket Club on Sunday evening was treated and discharged from hospital, while a 32-year-old man was “arrested for assault on police during the incident.” A police spokesperson said, “It has been confirmed that a 22-year-old man hurt in a disturbance at St. George’s Cricket... Read more of this article

Police: Man Injured In St. George’s Altercation

Police: Man Injured In St. George’s Altercation

Emergency services responded to St. George’s Cricket Club tonight [July 14] after a man was injured in an “altercation involving several individuals”, according to police. Police spokesperson Robin Simmons said, “Around 11pm Sunday, July 14th police and ambulance personnel responded to a reported disturbance at St. George’s Cricket... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Bespoke Analytics Partners With TimeXtender

Bespoke Analytics Partners With TimeXtender

TimeXtender has announced a new partnership with Bespoke Analytics due to the “growing number of companies needing to build out their data estate on the Microsoft platform to get to data insights faster.” A spokesperson said, “With an ever-growing number of companies around the world needing to build out their data estate on the Microsoft platform to... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Weather Radar Ribbon Cutting

Photos & Video: Weather Radar Ribbon Cutting

[Updated with photos] A ribbon cutting ceremony is being held this morning [July 17] for the official opening of the upgraded weather radar system at Cooper’s Island. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 9-minute replay is belowUpdate 5.59pm: A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Hamilton Appoints Venkat Krishnamoorthy

Hamilton Appoints Venkat Krishnamoorthy

Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd. [Hamilton], today announced that Venkat Krishnamoorthy has been appointed to the newly-established position of Chief Technology Officer. Reporting to Group CEO Pina Albo, Mr. Krishnamoorthy will be responsible for the ongoing development of the Company’s data-driven technology strategy and execution. He takes up his position on August 5,... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

58-Year-Old Remains Stable In ICU After Collision

58-Year-Old Remains Stable In ICU After Collision

The 58-year-old man injured in a two car collision on South Road in Paget on Sunday [July 14] remains in stable condition in the hospital’s ICU. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [July 18th] the 58-year-old male driver injured in a two car collision that occurred around 2:40am Sunday, July 14th on South Road in Paget, near... Read more of this article

Truck Pulled Down Wires At Paget Traffic Lights

Truck Pulled Down Wires At Paget Traffic Lights

[Updated] A tractor trailer truck has pulled down overhead wires this afternoon [July 17] in the area of the Paget traffic lights. A police spokesperson said, “It appears that a tractor trailer truck has pulled down overhead wires at the Paget traffic lights, located at the junction of Middle Road and South Road in Paget. “Traffic delays are expected... Read more of this article

58-Year-Old Remains Stable In ICU After Collision

58-Year-Old Remains Stable In ICU After Collision

The 58-year-old man injured in a two car collision on South Road in Paget on Sunday [July 14] remains in stable condition in the hospital’s ICU. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [July 16th] the 58-year-old male driver injured in a two car collision that occurred around 2:40am Sunday, July 14th on South Road in Paget, near... Read more of this article