7pm Live Video: Sept 18 ZBM Evening News

7pm Live Video: Sept 18 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: Govt Provides $60K In Funding For KBB

Video: Govt Provides $60K In Funding For KBB

Earlier today [Sept 18] the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch presented a $60,000 cheque to Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] to assist with their waste collection and awareness efforts, and said they have “have committed to continue this funding through 2020.” Noting the important work KBB does in the community, the Minister said,... Read more of this article

Sub-Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

Sub-Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

“A large number of sub-contracts have been awarded to both Bermudian and overseas companies for the new airport terminal building including baggage handling, ventilation, fire protection and much more,” Skyport announced today. A Skyport spokesperson said, “Aecon’s Specialist Baggage Handling Systems [BHS] and BIWIS Software System... Read more of this article

Court: Jimenez Facing Cocaine Charge In Miami

Court: Jimenez Facing Cocaine Charge In Miami

Micah Jimenez is facing a charge of importing cocaine into the United States, with court documents stating that he was allegedly caught attempting to import the illegal drug at the Miami International Airport earlier this month. According to court documents from the Southern District of Florida, “On or about September 8, 2018, the defendant, Micah... Read more of this article

Marsh & McLennan To Buy JLT For $5.7 Billion

Marsh & McLennan To Buy JLT For $5.7 Billion

Marsh & McLennan announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group [JLT] for $5.7 billion. “The transaction has been approved by the Board of Directors of each of MMC and JLT. Under the terms of the transaction, holders of JLT’s common shares will receive cash consideration of £19.15 pounds per share,”... Read more of this article

Stedman Graham Speaks At Family Center Event

Stedman Graham Speaks At Family Center Event

[Written by Don Burgess] Stedman Graham was in Bermuda to speak at a Family Center event but also created photo opportunities for Bermudians this past weekend.Mr Graham, who is an author, motivational speaker, and businessman, is perhaps better known as Oprah Winfrey’s partner. Locals took selfies with Mr Graham at the event at the Newstead... Read more of this article

Video: Sept 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Sept 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

‘Motorcycle Bandit’ pleads guilty, man injured in stabbing in Sandys, One Communications launch OneHome WiFi service, traffic detours due to a bridge being installed over North Shore Road, man injured in industrial accident remains in hospital, use of netball courts “suspended until further notice” due to vandalism, ‘Creative... Read more of this article


30 Minute Video: Sept 17 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Sept 17 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

Netball Court Use Suspended Due To Vandalism

Netball Court Use Suspended Due To Vandalism

Use of the netball courts at Bernard Park has been “suspended until further notice” due to offensive messages being left on the court, with the Bermuda Netball Association explaining that they do not want their members to be subjected to the “defamatory and discriminatory” messages. Bermuda Netball Association President Kimale... Read more of this article

Man Remains In Hospital After Industrial Accident

Man Remains In Hospital After Industrial Accident

A 29-year-old man that was injured in the industrial accident in St George’s on Friday [Sept 14] has been discharged from the hospital, while a 63-year-old man hurt in the same incident continues to recover on a general ward at the hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [September... Read more of this article

45-Year-Old Man Injured In Stabbing In Sandys

45-Year-Old Man Injured In Stabbing In Sandys

Police are investigating a stabbing incident that occurred on Sunday night [Sept 16] outside Woody’s in Sandys, in which a 45-year-old man was “confronted and injured near the waterside by an unknown man brandishing a bladed article.” A police spokesperson said, “Detectives are currently conducting inquiries regarding a reported stabbing... Read more of this article

Court: 47-Year-Old Man Admits Nine Charges

Court: 47-Year-Old Man Admits Nine Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A 47-year-old man pled guilty to nine charges this morning [Sept 17], including four counts of dishonesty in obtaining money from motorists, and three counts of attempting to obtain money dishonestly. Troy Woods, from Devonshire, also pled guilty to one count of taking a motorcycle without permission, and one count of stealing... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Creative Freedom Does Not Exist’ Sign

Photos: ‘Creative Freedom Does Not Exist’ Sign

[Updated] A new message — stating “Creative freedom does not exist in a sanitized paradise” — has appeared on a wall on Church Street in Hamilton, with the cut out lettering taped onto the wall; with the message appearing after the controversy surrounding the removal of a mural by local artist April Branco. The Corporation of Hamilton... Read more of this article

One Introduces ‘Seamless WiFi Connectivity’

One Introduces ‘Seamless WiFi Connectivity’

One Communications today [Sept 17] announced the launch of its OneHome WiFi service, saying that “this new, technological innovation promises to resolve long-standing WiFi coverage issues experienced in homes across Bermuda.” “WiFi is an important part of everyday life, and to have multiple connected devices in a single household is now... Read more of this article

BMA: Requirements For Digital Asset Businesses

BMA: Requirements For Digital Asset Businesses

The Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] has released an Information Bulletin outlining what documentation is required when submitting an application for a digital asset business [DAB] licence. “The Digital Asset Business Act 2018 [the Act] makes provision for DAB licenses. To supplement the Act, the Digital Asset Business [Cybersecurity] Rules 2018,... Read more of this article

Paget Council Awards Scholarships & Bursaries

Paget Council Awards Scholarships & Bursaries

The Paget Parish Council announced the recipients of their scholarship and bursary awards, with Reid Orchard, KyAsia Scott-Fishenden, Kamilya Reid, Lennae Edwards and Amalia Pontes all receiving funds. “Scholarships are based on academic excellence and financial need and the Bermudian students must have been residents of Paget for a minimum... Read more of this article

Photos: Traffic Detours Due To Bridge Installation

Photos: Traffic Detours Due To Bridge Installation

[Updated with photos] The Ministry of Public Works is advising the motoring public that there will be a bridge installed over North Shore Road, Smiths Parish, near Gibbons Bay, causing road traffic detours from today [Sept 17] through Wednesday [Sept 19]. A spokesperson said, “The bridge installation will take place over a three day period from... Read more of this article

Youth Movement: Business Owner Kayuntae Ming

Youth Movement: Business Owner Kayuntae Ming

[Generation Next Youth Movement Series] Health is wealth! At least it is turning out to be for 19-year-old Kayuntae Ming, founder and owner of His N’ Hers Hair & Beauty Boutique. When asked to give a brief introduction about herself and her interests, Ms. Ming said, “I’m 19-years-old; going 20 in November. I’m a very proud winner... Read more of this article

Local Officials: Report Is Inaccurate, Not Credible

Local Officials: Report Is Inaccurate, Not Credible

[Written by Don Burgess] Local officials are dismissing figures from an international agency which allege that there are some 3,000 legal and illegal guns in Bermuda. The ‘Civilian Firearms Holdings, 2017′ a paper produced by Aaron Karp, says there is an estimated 3,000 total number of licit and illicit guns held by civilians in Bermuda.... Read more of this article

Hurricane Season: Remember To Plan For Pets

Hurricane Season: Remember To Plan For Pets

[Written by Ashlee Battersbee] As much as everyone loves summer, with the warm beach and boating weather, it also brings the threat of hurricanes. True to Bermudian form, we all know what it takes for us to get prepared to hunker down and ride out a hurricane. But do we always remember to get all the supplies we may need for our pets in case disaster... Read more of this article

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

This past weekend was again marred with tragedy, with a collision in Paget claiming the life of 20-year-old footballer Mazhye Burchall. The weekend also saw various community and sporting events held; links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more.News/Misc:Police: 20-Year-Old Man Dies After CollisionPolice Confirm Death Of 61-Year-Old... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

7pm Live Video: Sept 18 ZBM Evening News

7pm Live Video: Sept 18 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: Govt Provides $60K In Funding For KBB

Video: Govt Provides $60K In Funding For KBB

Earlier today [Sept 18] the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch presented a $60,000 cheque to Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] to assist with their waste collection and awareness efforts, and said they have “have committed to continue this funding through 2020.” Noting the important work KBB does in the community, the Minister said,... Read more of this article

Video: Sept 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Sept 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

‘Motorcycle Bandit’ pleads guilty, man injured in stabbing in Sandys, One Communications launch OneHome WiFi service, traffic detours due to a bridge being installed over North Shore Road, man injured in industrial accident remains in hospital, use of netball courts “suspended until further notice” due to vandalism, ‘Creative... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Football Matches Postponed Due To Funeral

Football Matches Postponed Due To Funeral

Two football matches have been postponed due to the funeral of Mazhye Burchall, the Bermuda Football Association has confirmed The BFA said, “Due to the funeral of Mr. Mazhye Burchall scheduled for Sunday, September 23rd the following matches have been postponed: Sunday – September 23 Premier Division [Week 2]Postponed – R.Hood vs... Read more of this article

Freisenbruch-Meyer Continental Bowling Results

Freisenbruch-Meyer Continental Bowling Results

In Freisenbruch-Meyer Continental Bowling League action at the Warwick Lanes saw Quickie Lickie Laundry defeat the Spicenix 20 – 10. High Scratch Game WomenPatrice Tucker 258 LeeAnn Landy 212 Zina Jones 207MenDwayne Trott 254 Carl Reid 248 Blake Raynor 238TeamNifty Rollers 950 Odd Balls 939 Cubs 927High Scratch Series WomenPatrice Tucker... Read more of this article

Digicel Add More Champions League Channels

Digicel Add More Champions League Channels

Digicel Fibre TV customers can enjoy even more of the UEFA Champions League action as four new channels dedicated to the UEFA Champions League have been added to the channel line-up, Digicel announced today. “Each week Digicel Fibre TV will be showing live games from the Champions League Groups across these four new channels in addition to live... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Sub-Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

Sub-Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

“A large number of sub-contracts have been awarded to both Bermudian and overseas companies for the new airport terminal building including baggage handling, ventilation, fire protection and much more,” Skyport announced today. A Skyport spokesperson said, “Aecon’s Specialist Baggage Handling Systems [BHS] and BIWIS Software System... Read more of this article

Cooper & Giffen Make Powerwomen Top 200 List

Cooper & Giffen Make Powerwomen Top 200 List

Conyers Dill & Pearman director Helen Cooper and Freya Giffen, Head of Conyers Trust Services, have been included in Citywealth’s 2018 list of the top 200 women in the global private wealth management industry. The IFC Powerwomen Top 200 list recognises successful professionals who stand out in their field, helping to promote business excellence... Read more of this article

Marsh & McLennan To Buy JLT For $5.7 Billion

Marsh & McLennan To Buy JLT For $5.7 Billion

Marsh & McLennan announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group [JLT] for $5.7 billion. “The transaction has been approved by the Board of Directors of each of MMC and JLT. Under the terms of the transaction, holders of JLT’s common shares will receive cash consideration of £19.15 pounds per share,”... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Digicel Add More Champions League Channels

Digicel Add More Champions League Channels

Digicel Fibre TV customers can enjoy even more of the UEFA Champions League action as four new channels dedicated to the UEFA Champions League have been added to the channel line-up, Digicel announced today. “Each week Digicel Fibre TV will be showing live games from the Champions League Groups across these four new channels in addition to live... Read more of this article

SCARS To Host ‘Kayak For Kids’ On Sept 29 & 30

SCARS To Host ‘Kayak For Kids’ On Sept 29 & 30

Saving Children and Revealing Secrets [SCARS] is getting set to host their third annual “Kayak For Kids” fundraising event on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30. SCARS said, “On Saturday and Sunday, the 29th and 30th of September 2018 we will be hosting our 3rd annual ‘Kayak 4 Kids.’ Our aim is to complete a circumnavigation... Read more of this article

BNG Set To Host ‘Art Of Music’ On October 27

BNG Set To Host ‘Art Of Music’ On October 27

The Bermuda National Gallery will be hosting an event titled ‘Art of Music’ with violinist Michael Foyle on Saturday, October 27, with the reception beginning at 5.30pm and the concert getting underway at 6.00pm. Ticket cost $40 for members and $50 for non-members. For more information, email membership@bng.bm or call 295-9428. Related... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Video: Govt Provides $60K In Funding For KBB

Video: Govt Provides $60K In Funding For KBB

Earlier today [Sept 18] the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch presented a $60,000 cheque to Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] to assist with their waste collection and awareness efforts, and said they have “have committed to continue this funding through 2020.” Noting the important work KBB does in the community, the Minister said,... Read more of this article

Rotary Clubs Assist In KBB Coastal Clean Up

Rotary Clubs Assist In KBB Coastal Clean Up

The Rotary Clubs of Bermuda joined forces to helps assist this year’s EY Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] Coastal Clean Up. Bermuda’s four Rotary clubs, Rotary exchange students [past and present], students [ages 11-17] from the Island’s three Rotary Interact clubs and young adults [ages 18-30] from the Rotaract Club came out in force to collect... Read more of this article

Environment Column: Why You Can Smell Rain

Environment Column: Why You Can Smell Rain

[Column written by Tim Logan] When those first fat drops of summer rain fall to the hot, dry ground, have you ever noticed a distinctive odor? I have childhood memories of family members who were farmers describing how they could always “smell rain” right before a storm. Of course rain itself has no scent. But moments before a rain event, an “earthy”... Read more of this article

CRIME

Court: Jimenez Facing Cocaine Charge In Miami

Court: Jimenez Facing Cocaine Charge In Miami

Micah Jimenez is facing a charge of importing cocaine into the United States, with court documents stating that he was allegedly caught attempting to import the illegal drug at the Miami International Airport earlier this month. According to court documents from the Southern District of Florida, “On or about September 8, 2018, the defendant, Micah... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Fined $800, Banned For 12 Months

Court: Driver Fined $800, Banned For 12 Months

[Written by Don Burgess] A Hamilton Parish man pled guilty to two charges in relation to being stopped on suspicion of DUI. On September 16, police stopped Shaquille Codrington, 25, on Palmetto Road in Devonshire. While speaking to the defendant, they asked him if he had been drinking and Mr Codrington apparently said, “I had two beers.” They... Read more of this article

Netball Court Use Suspended Due To Vandalism

Netball Court Use Suspended Due To Vandalism

Use of the netball courts at Bernard Park has been “suspended until further notice” due to offensive messages being left on the court, with the Bermuda Netball Association explaining that they do not want their members to be subjected to the “defamatory and discriminatory” messages. Bermuda Netball Association President Kimale... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Digicel Add More Champions League Channels

Digicel Add More Champions League Channels

Digicel Fibre TV customers can enjoy even more of the UEFA Champions League action as four new channels dedicated to the UEFA Champions League have been added to the channel line-up, Digicel announced today. “Each week Digicel Fibre TV will be showing live games from the Champions League Groups across these four new channels in addition to live televised matches... Read more of this article

One Introduces ‘Seamless WiFi Connectivity’

One Introduces ‘Seamless WiFi Connectivity’

One Communications today [Sept 17] announced the launch of its OneHome WiFi service, saying that “this new, technological innovation promises to resolve long-standing WiFi coverage issues experienced in homes across Bermuda.” “WiFi is an important part of everyday life, and to have multiple connected devices in a single household is now very common. The frustration... Read more of this article

BMA: Requirements For Digital Asset Businesses

BMA: Requirements For Digital Asset Businesses

The Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] has released an Information Bulletin outlining what documentation is required when submitting an application for a digital asset business [DAB] licence. “The Digital Asset Business Act 2018 [the Act] makes provision for DAB licenses. To supplement the Act, the Digital Asset Business [Cybersecurity] Rules 2018, Digital Asset Business... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

40-Year-Old Motorcyclist In Stable Condition

40-Year-Old Motorcyclist In Stable Condition

The 40-year-old male motorcyclist that was injured in a collision in Hamilton parish on September 9th is now listed in stable condition on a general ward, after initially being treated in the ICU.A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [September 17th] the 40-year-old male motorcyclist seriously injured in a collision with two... Read more of this article

Man Remains In Hospital After Industrial Accident

Man Remains In Hospital After Industrial Accident

A 29-year-old man that was injured in the industrial accident in St George’s on Friday [Sept 14] has been discharged from the hospital, while a 63-year-old man hurt in the same incident continues to recover on a general ward at the hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [September... Read more of this article

Dunkley Extends Condolences To Burchall Family

Dunkley Extends Condolences To Burchall Family

Shadow Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley extended his condolences to the family of Mazhye Burchall, who was killed in a road traffic collision this weekend. Mr Burchall, 20, was an extremely talented footballer, who played for the Bermuda U20 team and also played locally, with teams paying tribute to the footballer this weekend, wearing... Read more of this article