30 Minute Video: January 15 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: January 15 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

Pat Phillip-Fairn To Leave Tourism Authority

Pat Phillip-Fairn To Leave Tourism Authority

Pat Phillip-Fairn, chief product and experiences development officer at the Bermuda Tourism Authority, will leave her role with the organisation on April 30, 2019, following this year’s World Triathlon Bermuda. “Ms Phillip-Fairn has served in the position for the past five years, starting shortly after the formation of the Bermuda Tourism Authority... Read more of this article

Children’s Rights Advocate Headed To Japan

Children’s Rights Advocate Headed To Japan

Tiffanne Thomas, Director of Therapeutic Consulting Services, will be presenting at the International Symposium on Social Sciences and Management in Hokkaido, Japan, which will be held from January 22-24, 2019. Ms Thomas’s empirical research into ethical leadership and the effects of culture on leadership led to Dr. Lonnie Morris of The Chicago School... Read more of this article

Restaurant Weeks To Get Underway on Jan 17

Restaurant Weeks To Get Underway on Jan 17

49 eateries are taking part in this year’s Restaurant Weeks — which is set to take place from January 17 to February 3 — with the restaurants offering two-course lunches at $22 and three-course dinners at fixed price tiers of $32, $42 and $52.The BTA said, “There are 49 participating restaurants and the full list is now available... Read more of this article

Football: Columbus Crew Draft Justin Donawa

Football: Columbus Crew Draft Justin Donawa

Bermuda’s Justin Donawa was selected 66th overall in the 2019 Major League Soccer SuperDraft by the Columbus Crew, a professional football team based out of Ohio. The club’s announcement said, “Columbus Crew SC today selected two players in the Third and Fourth Rounds of the 2019 Major League Soccer SuperDraft, held this afternoon via conference... Read more of this article

Generation Next Youth Movement: Kavon Busby

Generation Next Youth Movement: Kavon Busby

[Generation Next Youth Movement Series] It all started for Bermudian rap artist, Kavon Busby, known as Buzby, at Harrington Sound Primary School. He attended Clearwater Middle School and The Berkeley Institute for high school before beginning courses at the Bermuda College. His musical journey started in 2012 when a close friend inspired him to experiment... Read more of this article

Video: January 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: January 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Denis Pitcher appointed as Fintech Technical Consultant, Dr. Tim Jackson appointed as Chair of the Board of Education, 17-year-old male injured in collision, PRIDE documentary on marijuana, Police Change Programme, Generation Next Youth Movement Series features Bermudian rap artist Kavon Busby, City plans to revamp Albuoy’s Point, BEDC ‘Managing... Read more of this article


Column: Shared Goals That Benefit Our Children

Column: Shared Goals That Benefit Our Children

[Opinion column written by MP Michael Weeks] “Fix the problem, not the blame.” ~ Japanese Proverb With the new year only a few days old, for many of us it is a time for reflection and the opportunity to take a new approach in our lives; a new approach that benefits ourselves and those we love. If we genuinely love Bermuda, we must reflect on whether... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: January 14 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: January 14 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

Court: 32-Year-Old Man Admits Multiple Charges

Court: 32-Year-Old Man Admits Multiple Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] “Your behaviour, sir, is atrocious.” Those words were spoken by Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe to Fabio Barbosa, with the Senior Magistrate also telling the 32-year-old he was “the personification of why” Bermuda needs road sobriety checkpoints. Mr Barbosa pleaded guilty to two counts of refusing a breath test... Read more of this article

Ministry: Monitor Health For 6 Weeks After Travel

Ministry: Monitor Health For 6 Weeks After Travel

The Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit [ESU] of the Ministry of Health is reminding the public to “monitor their health for up to 6 weeks after they return from travel, especially from countries that are experiencing on-going outbreaks of disease that can be spread from person to person. A Ministry spokesperson said, “This includes vaccine-preventable... Read more of this article

PRIDE To Release Documentary On Marijuana

PRIDE To Release Documentary On Marijuana

Aiming to take an “unbiased look at marijuana use in Bermuda,” PRIDE will release its inaugural documentary entitled “Marijuana; It’s Complicated – Our Problem, Our Solution” on Wednesday [Jan 16] at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute at 6:00pm. The organisation said, “With the recent changes in marijuana legislation... Read more of this article

Video: Denis Pitcher Appointed To FinTech Unit

Video: Denis Pitcher Appointed To FinTech Unit

[Updated] Premier David Burt is holding a press conference this afternoon [Jan 14] regarding the FinTech Unit. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 17-minute replay is belowUpdate 5.39pm: Premier David Burt said, ”As you are aware, Bermuda continues... Read more of this article

City Of Hamilton Plan Revamp Of Albuoy’s Point

City Of Hamilton Plan Revamp Of Albuoy’s Point

“With the vacating of the old Bank of Bermuda building by HSBC at Albuoy’s Point, the perfect opportunity has arisen for the City of Hamilton to carry out a revamp of the park,” the City said today. “The Bill Ming sculpture, Against da Tide, which occupies the sidewalk at the entrance to the building on Front Street, is currently... Read more of this article

International Women’s March On January 21

International Women’s March On January 21

Women’s A.C.T in collaboration with Bermuda Move Forward will be hosting the 2019 International Women’s March with a Community Anniversary Gathering in Bermuda on Monday, January 21 at 12.00pm at Par-La-Ville Park. A spokesperson said, “The Women’s A.C.T’s [Action, Change, Today] mission is to advocate for equality, justice, empowerment... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Police Service Change Programme’

Video: ‘Police Service Change Programme’

[Updated] Police Commissioner Stephen Corbishley is holding a press conference this afternoon [Jan 14] regarding the Bermuda Police Service Change Programme 2018 – 2020. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 8-minute replay is belowUpdate January 15,... Read more of this article

BFA Hold Women’s Football Symposium

BFA Hold Women’s Football Symposium

On Friday evening the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo attended a welcome reception at the Clyde Best Centre of Excellence to formally kick-off the Bermuda Football Association’s inaugural Women’s Football Symposium. The reception was followed by the start of the U9 and U11 Women’s Symposium Tournament.Minister... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Diallo Rabain Press Conference

Video: Minister Diallo Rabain Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of Education Diallo Rabain is holding a press conference this morning [Jan 14] regarding the new Board of Education. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 16-minute replay is belowUpdate 4.10pm: Minister of Education Diallo Rabain’s... Read more of this article

Sakari Famous Breaks National Indoor Record

Sakari Famous Breaks National Indoor Record

Bermuda’s Sakari Famous represented the University of Georgia Women’s Track & Field in her first ever Collegiate Indoors Meet at the UAB Blazer Invitational in the CrossPlex facility in Birmingham, Alabama.Famous, a multiple time Carifta medalist, cleared 1.77m on her second attempt to finish the Women’s High Jump in 2nd place, with... Read more of this article

City Seeks Public Input For Their Art Initiative

City Seeks Public Input For Their Art Initiative

The City of Hamilton said they will “continue to beautify areas of Hamilton with public outdoor art installations through 2019 with the introduction of a new public art initiative; Vivid.” “So far fifteen public art pieces have been installed throughout Hamilton over the last four years, all created by local artists and artisans.... Read more of this article

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

This past weekend saw fishermen catch a 770lb bluefin tuna, the first cruise ship of 2019 arrive in Bermuda, the Goslings to Fairmont Road Race, the Bermuda Equestrian Federations Star Dust Stables Jumper Show and various other community and sporting events. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more.News/Misc:Six Police Officers... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: January 15 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: January 15 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: January 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: January 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Denis Pitcher appointed as Fintech Technical Consultant, Dr. Tim Jackson appointed as Chair of the Board of Education, 17-year-old male injured in collision, PRIDE documentary on marijuana, Police Change Programme, Generation Next Youth Movement Series features Bermudian rap artist Kavon Busby, City plans to revamp Albuoy’s Point, BEDC ‘Managing... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: January 14 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: January 14 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

SPORTS

BCB Extends Condolences To Brown Family

BCB Extends Condolences To Brown Family

The Bermuda Cricket Board extended their deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late Gladstone Brown. “Mr. Brown was a great lover of cricket and was involved in many aspects of the sport serving on the Somers Isle Cricket League and the Bermuda Cricket Board in numerous capacities,” the BCB said. “Mr. Brown was a seasoned... Read more of this article

8 Goals Scored In Ball Hockey Double Header

8 Goals Scored In Ball Hockey Double Header

The Bermuda Ball Hockey League season resumed with a double header at the PCC Hockey Rink with 8 goals scored. Guelph Storm 0 Rimouski Oceanic 1 The Rimouski Oceanic edged the Guelph Storm 1 – 0 in the opener. The lone goal of the game came off the stick of Matthew Benson in the Second Period. Las Vegas Wranglers 2 Kelowna Rockets 5 The second game... Read more of this article

Sports Minister Congratulates Sakari Famous

Sports Minister Congratulates Sakari Famous

The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo today [Jan 15] congratulated Bermuda’s Sakari Famous on breaking the National Indoor Women’s High Jump Record over the weekend.Sakari, a multiple time Carifta medalist, was representing the University of Georgia at the UAB Blazer Invitational in the CrossPlex facility in Birmingham,... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

BMA Hosts 9th Financial Policy Council Meeting

BMA Hosts 9th Financial Policy Council Meeting

On 6th December 2018, the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] hosted the ninth meeting of the Financial Policy Council [Council] at its offices in Hamilton, Bermuda. This was the first meeting chaired by the new Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson. The role of the Council is to assess possible threats to Bermuda’s financial stability, and to identify... Read more of this article

Pat Phillip-Fairn To Leave Tourism Authority

Pat Phillip-Fairn To Leave Tourism Authority

Pat Phillip-Fairn, chief product and experiences development officer at the Bermuda Tourism Authority, will leave her role with the organisation on April 30, 2019, following this year’s World Triathlon Bermuda. “Ms Phillip-Fairn has served in the position for the past five years, starting shortly after the formation of the Bermuda Tourism Authority... Read more of this article

Powertranz Launch Card Payment Platform

Powertranz Launch Card Payment Platform

Powertranz Ltd., a newly incorporated card payment solutions provider, in partnership with First Atlantic Commerce [FAC], a global online payment gateway, today announced the launch of Card Present payment platform, Powertranz. “Powertranz is a modern, robust payment gateway that provides Integrated Point of Sale [POS]/Card present transaction... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Restaurant Weeks To Get Underway on Jan 17

Restaurant Weeks To Get Underway on Jan 17

49 eateries are taking part in this year’s Restaurant Weeks — which is set to take place from January 17 to February 3 — with the restaurants offering two-course lunches at $22 and three-course dinners at fixed price tiers of $32, $42 and $52.The BTA said, “There are 49 participating restaurants and the full list is now available... Read more of this article

Generation Next Youth Movement: Kavon Busby

Generation Next Youth Movement: Kavon Busby

[Generation Next Youth Movement Series] It all started for Bermudian rap artist, Kavon Busby, known as Buzby, at Harrington Sound Primary School. He attended Clearwater Middle School and The Berkeley Institute for high school before beginning courses at the Bermuda College. His musical journey started in 2012 when a close friend inspired him to experiment... Read more of this article

City Seeks Public Input For Their Art Initiative

City Seeks Public Input For Their Art Initiative

The City of Hamilton said they will “continue to beautify areas of Hamilton with public outdoor art installations through 2019 with the introduction of a new public art initiative; Vivid.” “So far fifteen public art pieces have been installed throughout Hamilton over the last four years, all created by local artists and artisans.... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Video: Cahow Lays Egg To Start 2019 Season

Video: Cahow Lays Egg To Start 2019 Season

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, along with LookBermuda’s Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam Project, announced that the 2019 CahowCam Nesting Season has officially started today [Jan 10] with the return of a female cahow to Nonsuch Island and the laying of a single egg this morning. They explained, “The incubation period for... Read more of this article

Sol Donate To BIOS Ocean Academy Program

Sol Donate To BIOS Ocean Academy Program

Sol Petroleum Bermuda said they are proud to support the BIOS Ocean Academy Program through a contribution of $5,000, which was recently presented at Ferry Reach, St. George’s. Sol Bermuda Sales & Marketing Manager Stephen Turner presented a symbolic check to Dr. Mark Guishard; BIOS Director of Corporate & Community Relations and Ms. Kyla... Read more of this article

Photos: Signage Highlights Dockyard Plant Life

Photos: Signage Highlights Dockyard Plant Life

Dozens of new signs have gone up at Dockyard displaying the names of a variety of plants. The signs, which give the Latin and English names, were the idea of West End Development Corporation’s landscape staff who undertook the project as part of their ongoing training and education – as well as to help visitors who would ask them for help with the... Read more of this article

CRIME

Court: 32-Year-Old Man Admits Multiple Charges

Court: 32-Year-Old Man Admits Multiple Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] “Your behaviour, sir, is atrocious.” Those words were spoken by Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe to Fabio Barbosa, with the Senior Magistrate also telling the 32-year-old he was “the personification of why” Bermuda needs road sobriety checkpoints. Mr Barbosa pleaded guilty to two counts of refusing a breath test... Read more of this article

Third Man Arrested In Connection With Murder

Third Man Arrested In Connection With Murder

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Ronniko Burchall, marking the third person following the fatal shooting in St David’s on December 29th, 2018. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm the arrest of a 23-year-old man in connection with the murder of Ronniko Burchall on 29th December,... Read more of this article

Court: Interpreters Needed To Proceed To Trial

Court: Interpreters Needed To Proceed To Trial

[Written by Don Burgess] A Czech man who has experienced problems getting trial date set because of a lack of interpreters apparently has issues getting a dentist appointment as well. Josef Vleck, from the Czech Republic, has been awaiting trial for over a year, since his arrest in September 2017, for allegedly importing $8.5 in heroin. Mr Vleck —... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Powertranz Launch Card Payment Platform

Powertranz Launch Card Payment Platform

Powertranz Ltd., a newly incorporated card payment solutions provider, in partnership with First Atlantic Commerce [FAC], a global online payment gateway, today announced the launch of Card Present payment platform, Powertranz. “Powertranz is a modern, robust payment gateway that provides Integrated Point of Sale [POS]/Card present transaction processing, including... Read more of this article

Video: Denis Pitcher Appointed To FinTech Unit

Video: Denis Pitcher Appointed To FinTech Unit

[Updated] Premier David Burt is holding a press conference this afternoon [Jan 14] regarding the FinTech Unit. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 17-minute replay is belowUpdate 5.39pm: Premier David Burt said, ”As you are aware, Bermuda continues to make strides in... Read more of this article

CryptoScan Bermuda Partners With PomeGran

CryptoScan Bermuda Partners With PomeGran

CryptoScan Bermuda announced the launch of its “unique service offering to help governments and enterprises defend against increasingly sophisticated hackers, by ensuring cybersecurity policies and procedures are up-to-date and that cryptographic protocols are not vulnerable.” “The CryptoScan Service delivers an objective score of cryptographic protocol... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

17-Year-Old Man Recovering After Paget Collision

17-Year-Old Man Recovering After Paget Collision

The 17-year-old male hurt in a two motorcycle collision in Paget yesterday morning [Jan 14] is recovering in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital, according to police. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this afternoon [January 15th] the 17-year-old male hurt in a two motorcycle collision that occurred around 4:30am Monday, January... Read more of this article

17-Year-Old Male Stable After Collision In Paget

17-Year-Old Male Stable After Collision In Paget

A 17-year-old male who was found injured following a collision in Paget this morning [Jan 14] is listed in stable condition, and the police said that “it is believed that two other individuals were involved in the collision, but fled on foot prior to police arrival.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:30am today [January 14th] police... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 74-Year-Old Cheryl Eve

Police Confirm Death Of 74-Year-Old Cheryl Eve

The Bermuda Police Service have confirmed the death of 74-year-old Cheryl Eve following a fire in her Smiths parish apartment. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 74 year old Mrs. Cheryl Eve and extends sincere condolences to her family and friends. “Mrs. Eve was found in an unresponsive state... Read more of this article