Lana Young Cast In Upcoming Netflix Film

Lana Young Cast In Upcoming Netflix Film

Bermudian actress Lana Young has been named as part of the cast of an upcoming Netflix film entitled A Jazzman’s Blues, directed by Tyler Perry. The Hollywood Reporter said, “Tyler Perry is rounding out the cast of his new Netflix film A Jazzman’s Blues. “Amirah Vann, Austin Scott, Milauna Jackson, Brent Antonello, Brad Benedict, Kario... Read more of this article

Video: May 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

4 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, 7 people in hospital with 2 in ICU, 73 cases announced so far this month and active cases keep declining, lawyer Mark Pettingill to work on Covid regulations challenge, Flatts Post Office closed until May 20, investigation still underway into pilot boat crash and requirements to obtain Bermudian Status at birth are some... Read more of this article

4 New Cases, 184 Active, 7 In Hospital, 2 In ICU

4 New Cases, 184 Active, 7 In Hospital, 2 In ICU

The Ministry received 946 test results and four were positive, so there are 184 active cases, of which 7 people are in hospital, with 2 in ICU.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 946 test results since the last update, and four were positive for coronavirus, yielding a test positivity rate of 0.4 %. “Three of the... Read more of this article

Column: Put Your Politicians To Work

Column: Put Your Politicians To Work

[Opinion column written by OBA Senator Robin Tucker] I reflect on the car rally events of Sunday, 2 May and state from the outset that I respect people’s right to peaceably protest and use this medium to draw attention to another powerful tool that people have and that is to putting elected officials and other politicians to work, and to holding them... Read more of this article

Pettingill To Work On Covid Regulations Challenge

Pettingill To Work On Covid Regulations Challenge

Chancery Legal has confirmed that Mark Pettingill “has been instructed to take over the local representation” for the group who “is challenging the Government’s Covid-19 regulations.” A spokesperson said, “Chancery Legal is pleased to confirm that counsel, Mark Pettingill, has been instructed to take over the local... Read more of this article

Flatts Post Office Closed Until May 20

Flatts Post Office Closed Until May 20

The Flatts Post Office is closed until Thursday, May 20th, the Government has advised. A Government spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Post Office [BPO] is advising that the Flatts Post Office is closed until 20 May, 2021. “Residents and businesses in the Flatts area who have mail with FL postal codes should visit the Devonshire Post Office... Read more of this article

Investigation Still Underway Into Pilot Boat Crash

Investigation Still Underway Into Pilot Boat Crash

The Ministry of Transport confirmed that the pilot boat St. David was “involved in a crash with a reef” on May 6th, and said that “investigations are still underway, and the damage to the vessel is being assessed by Lloyds Classification, who will be arriving on the island early next week.” A Government spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article


Requirements: Obtain Bermudian Status At Birth

Requirements: Obtain Bermudian Status At Birth

The Ministry of Labour is reminding the public of the “requirements to obtain Bermudian status at birth by a child born to a person who possesses Bermudian status.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry can advise that currently, a child born outside Bermuda who is a commonwealth citizen will acquire Bermudian status at birth... Read more of this article

Bermuda College Community Day On May 21

Bermuda College Community Day On May 21

Bermuda College Foundation, in conjunction with the Bermuda College Alumni Advisory Council, will host its first Bermuda College [BC] Community Day on Friday, May 21. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda College Foundation is taking time to honour the accomplishments of Bermuda College, which include providing opportunities for many who have helped to form... Read more of this article

Video: May 14th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 14th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Health Minister confirms another death, 1 new confirmed Covid-19 case, 7 in hospital, 2 in ICU, 69 cases announced so far this month, 62,161 total Covid-19 vaccinations administered, Marine & Ports memorial tribute, ‘Government’s Beyond the Pandemic’, BHB performs first 3D mammograms, Charles Richardson ‘no longer associated with group’,... Read more of this article

62,161 Total Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered

62,161 Total Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered

As of May 8th, Bermuda has administered a total of 62,161 vaccinations, with 44% of the population having received two doses thus far. Speaking during tonight’s press conference, Health Minister Kim Wilson provided vaccination statistics, saying, “We have completed the seventeenth full week of vaccinations. From January 11 to May 8, 2021, Bermuda... Read more of this article

Richardson ‘No Longer Associated With Group’

Richardson ‘No Longer Associated With Group’

Charles Richardson has said that “he is no longer associated with Crowdfunding website for the purpose of making a constitutional challenge to the proposed quarantine restrictions” and said anyone who pledged funds as a result of his involvement “should take steps to rescind your donation.” The online fund has, as of this writing,... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Government’s Beyond The Pandemic’

Video: ‘Government’s Beyond The Pandemic’

The Government has released a 30-minute video in which Premier David Burt introduces the Cabinet Minsters as they speak about “Bermuda moving beyond the Covid-19 pandemic.”You can find more information on the links below and also on our dedicated website BermudaCovid.com, which is the most comprehensive resource and historic record available... Read more of this article

Health Minister Confirms Another Death

Health Minister Confirms Another Death

The Minister has confirmed the sad news that there has been another death, marking the 32nd since the pandemic began. Speaking at this evening’s press conference, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, “Unfortunately, I begin my remarks today with the sad news that Bermuda has recorded another death of someone who was Covid positive. My deepest... Read more of this article

BHB Release “Be Kind” Logo This Month

BHB Release “Be Kind” Logo This Month

Bermuda Hospitals Board’s [BHB] Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI] urges the public to be kind with the release of its Be Kind logo. A spokesperson said, “Acknowledging the stress the pandemic has placed on many in our community, Bermuda Hospitals Board’s [BHB] Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI] urges the public to be kind with the release... Read more of this article

BHB Performs First 3D Mammograms

BHB Performs First 3D Mammograms

Bermuda Hospitals Board performed three-dimensional [3D] mammograms for the first time on Wednesday, May 12th. A spokesperson said, “Earlier this month, GE’s Pristina 3D mammography unit was installed in the Diagnostic Imaging Department of King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, replacing the old 2D unit.”“There was a real excitement in... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: May 13 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: May 13 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

Video: Govt Covid-19 Press Conference

Video: Govt Covid-19 Press Conference

The Government will be holding a press conference this evening [May 13] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage following the press conference, our continuous live updates are in this article, and the live video below should start showing the press conference at around 5.30pm or a bit later.Update | The 60 minute live replay... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: May 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

4 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, 7 people in hospital with 2 in ICU, 73 cases announced so far this month and active cases keep declining, lawyer Mark Pettingill to work on Covid regulations challenge, Flatts Post Office closed until May 20, investigation still underway into pilot boat crash and requirements to obtain Bermudian Status at birth are some... Read more of this article

Video: May 14th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 14th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Health Minister confirms another death, 1 new confirmed Covid-19 case, 7 in hospital, 2 in ICU, 69 cases announced so far this month, 62,161 total Covid-19 vaccinations administered, Marine & Ports memorial tribute, ‘Government’s Beyond the Pandemic’, BHB performs first 3D mammograms, Charles Richardson ‘no longer associated with group’,... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Government’s Beyond The Pandemic’

Video: ‘Government’s Beyond The Pandemic’

The Government has released a 30-minute video in which Premier David Burt introduces the Cabinet Minsters as they speak about “Bermuda moving beyond the Covid-19 pandemic.”You can find more information on the links below and also on our dedicated website BermudaCovid.com, which is the most comprehensive resource and historic record available... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Nahki Wells On Bristol City Retained List

Nahki Wells On Bristol City Retained List

Bristol City announced its Retained List following the conclusion of the 2020/21 Sky Bet Championship season, with the retained list including Bermudian footballer Nahki Wells. City Manager Nigel Pearson said, “I have spoken with each departing player and wish them all well in the next stage of their careers.“We are entering into a significant... Read more of this article

Leseur Continues Elite Series #7 Tournament

Leseur Continues Elite Series #7 Tournament

Kenny Leseur continued competing on the International Junior Golf Tour’s Elite Series #7 at the Bishops Gate, Howey In The Hills, in Florida. Leseur shot a second-round 3-under par 69 to move up the leaderboard to end the day T5th. Leseur started out slow on the front nine shooting a double bogey on the par 5 second hole, he would then recover from... Read more of this article

Watson-Brown Begins Competing In Invitational

Watson-Brown Begins Competing In Invitational

Flynn Watson-Brown represented Baylor School Swimming on the opening night of the 2021 ARENA Long Course Invitational in , Chattanooga, Tennessee. Watson-Brown took to the pool for the mixed 400 meter freestyle where he finished 7th in a personal best time of 4:31.53. Related StoriesBermuda Swim Coaches Pick Season’s... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

‘This Is Your Law’ With Dr Anthony Richardson

‘This Is Your Law’ With Dr Anthony Richardson

[Written by Dr. Anthony Richardson] In the coming weeks I will launch an online column, here on Bernews, entitled “This is your law, with Dr. Anthony”. The general purpose of the column will be to scrutinize Bermuda legislation under consideration by the Bermuda Parliament and legislation already in operation [for example, cannabis legislation,... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting May 15

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting May 15

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday May 15th.On Sunday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Wednesday the Somers Isles container ship container ship will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive. The weekly... Read more of this article

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings Of PartnerRe

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings Of PartnerRe

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ [Superior] and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “aa-” of the operating subsidiaries of PartnerRe Ltd. Concurrently, AM Best has affirmed the Long-Term ICR of “a-” of PartnerRe Ltd. The outlook of these Credit Ratings is stable. The ratings agency said, “The ratings reflect PartnerRe’s... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Lana Young Cast In Upcoming Netflix Film

Lana Young Cast In Upcoming Netflix Film

Bermudian actress Lana Young has been named as part of the cast of an upcoming Netflix film entitled A Jazzman’s Blues, directed by Tyler Perry. The Hollywood Reporter said, “Tyler Perry is rounding out the cast of his new Netflix film A Jazzman’s Blues. “Amirah Vann, Austin Scott, Milauna Jackson, Brent Antonello, Brad Benedict, Kario... Read more of this article

CURB To Share ‘Shackles Of The Past’ Book

CURB To Share ‘Shackles Of The Past’ Book

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] announced that the family of the late David Critchley have given permission for his book Shackles of the Past to be offered as a download at the CURB website, free of charge under a Creative Commons license. A spokesperson said, “David Critchley was an early activist against discrimination in Bermuda. A... Read more of this article

Elle Magazine Features Shiona Turini

Elle Magazine Features Shiona Turini

Elle Magazine recently featured Shiona Turini in an article entitled ‘Stylist Shiona Turini Aces Summer Style With Madewell,’ with the Bermudian fashion consultant outlining how she’s “dressing for the summer.” The story on the Elle website said, “Dressing for the summer always has its particular challenges. There’s... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Photos: Garden Club’s Flower Display In City

Photos: Garden Club’s Flower Display In City

The Garden Club of Bermuda has created a welcoming display of flowers in Hamilton, with a display of sunflowers, snapdragons and lilies on the corner of Reid and Burnaby Streets. A spokesperson said, “As the Island moves to Phase 2, The Garden Club of Bermuda welcomes you back to Hamilton with a delightful display of sunflowers, snapdragons and lilies.... Read more of this article

BZS Plants Coconut Palms In Flatt’s Village

BZS Plants Coconut Palms In Flatt’s Village

The Bermuda Zoological Society recently organized the planting of 12 young coconut palms along the picturesque coastline of the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo’s [BAMZ] parking area. A spokesperson said, “Over this past weekend, the dock area of Flatt’s was made a little more green! The Bermuda Zoological Society organized the planting of 12 young... Read more of this article

Virtual Classes: Science, Sound, Plants & More

Virtual Classes: Science, Sound, Plants & More

With schools closed to in-person learning due to the pandemic, the BIOS Ocean Academy education has been offering virtual classroom support to teachers and students. A spokesperson said, “In early April, when schools closed to in-person learning in Bermuda due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the BIOS Ocean Academy education team began offering... Read more of this article

CRIME

18-Yr-Old Arrested In Connection With Stabbing

18-Yr-Old Arrested In Connection With Stabbing

“Detectives have arrested an 18-year-old male in connection with the stabbing & robbery of a 16-year-old male on Friday evening,” the police have confirmed. Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro said: “Evidence obtained by officers led them to make the arrest. A second male has also been interviewed in relation to this serious matter.... Read more of this article

16-Year-Old Male Seriously Injured In Stabbing

16-Year-Old Male Seriously Injured In Stabbing

The police have confirmed that a 16-year-old was injured in a stabbing in Southampton yesterday, and said his injuries “were described as life threatening.” Dectective Inspector Derricka Burns of the Criminal Investigations said, “Shortly before 5:45 p.m. yesterday, Friday 7th May, Police and Emergency Medical Services personnel were dispatched... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Murder Of Jordan Outerbridge

Witness Appeal: Murder Of Jordan Outerbridge

Today marks one month since the murder of Jordan Outerbridge, and the Bermuda Police Service have renewed their appeal for witnesses to come forward. Mr Outerbridge — who is pictured below with his family in an image provided by the police — was fatally shot last month in the Tribe Road #2 area in Warwick. The police, who previously said that... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Gateway Systems Announce New Shareholders

Gateway Systems Announce New Shareholders

Gateway Systems Limited announced the addition of new shareholders, which they said was “a consortium of Canadian investors.” A spokesperson said, “This Canadian Consortium are private investors that are focused on investing in technology companies across the globe. With this investment, the Consortium will bring in new management and technical resources... Read more of this article

Lighthouse Connect Delivers 50 More Laptops

Lighthouse Connect Delivers 50 More Laptops

Lighthouse Connect, an educational fund launched by Legal & General Reinsurance [L&G Re], is urging businesses and individuals to join its effort to provide a free laptop to each of Bermuda’s public-school students. A spokesperson said, “During its first year, Lighthouse Connect has made significant progress, having delivered 120 laptops to students identified... Read more of this article

BHB Performs First 3D Mammograms

BHB Performs First 3D Mammograms

Bermuda Hospitals Board performed three-dimensional [3D] mammograms for the first time on Wednesday, May 12th. A spokesperson said, “Earlier this month, GE’s Pristina 3D mammography unit was installed in the Diagnostic Imaging Department of King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, replacing the old 2D unit.”“There was a real excitement in the air with our mammography... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Investigation Still Underway Into Pilot Boat Crash

Investigation Still Underway Into Pilot Boat Crash

The Ministry of Transport confirmed that the pilot boat St. David was “involved in a crash with a reef” on May 6th, and said that “investigations are still underway, and the damage to the vessel is being assessed by Lloyds Classification, who will be arriving on the island early next week.” A Government spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Two Vehicles On Fire

BFRS Extinguish Two Vehicles On Fire

Firefighters have extinguished another fire, this time responding to a report of two cars on fire early this morning on Ord Road. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 12:57am on Tuesday May 11th 2021, BFRS Dispatch Center received a report of two vehicles on fire at Ord Road near Tribe Road #1. “BFRS responded with two appliances, one from Hamilton... Read more of this article

Pilot Boat Damaged After ‘Contact With Reef’

Pilot Boat Damaged After ‘Contact With Reef’

[Updated with video] The Government vessel St. David “made contact with a reef” and “sustained damage,” the Government has confirmed A Government spokesperson said, “It has been confirmed by the Ministry that on Thursday, May 6th at 6:48am, while on a training exercise en route to North Rock Beacon, the Government vessel... Read more of this article




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