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BFF Men’s Futsal: Touch, Atletico, ASFC1 Win

BFF Men’s Futsal: Touch, Atletico, ASFC1 Win

Three games were played at the BFF Men’s Futsal League Games at the Bermuda College Gym on Saturday [May 18] night. Game 1: Two Touch vs Footy Kings Spectators were treated to the most exciting game of the league so far as both teams had outstanding performances by their goal keepers to keep the scores low. Shot after shot was saved and at the... Read more of this article

Photos: Ships Visiting St. George’s Harbour

Photos: Ships Visiting St. George’s Harbour

St. George’s Harbour has been playing host to a number of different vessels in recent days with Friday seeing the Seven Seas Navigator docked at Penno’s Wharf, the superyacht Sealyon berthed at Bermuda Yacht Services at Ordnance Island and the RCGS Resolute ship anchored in the harbour. The cruise ship Seven Seas Navigator is 565 foot long... Read more of this article

2019 Antigua Bermuda Race Prizegiving Held

2019 Antigua Bermuda Race Prizegiving Held

The Prizegiving for the 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race was held at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club on May 16th. Honoured guests at the ceremony included Premier David Burt, Bermuda Tourism’s Daniel Johnson, and Goslings Rum Brand Director Andrew Holmes. Vice Commodore David Benevides, and Rear Commodore Charles Penruddocke represented the RBYC. Past Commodore... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To Fire Incident In Hamilton

BFRS Respond To Fire Incident In Hamilton

Emergency services responded to a fire incident this morning [May 19] located on Church Street outside of the Washington Mall building complex. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and police personnel attended the scene where bystanders reported seeing a small blaze near some industrial equipment that was extinguished. Further details are limited at this... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Elliot Primary School Spring Fair

Photos & Video: Elliot Primary School Spring Fair

The Elliot Primary School Parent Teacher Association hosted a Spring Fair on Saturday [May 18] at their Hermitage Road, Devonshire property. The event included cotton candy, food vendors, face painting, fun castles, snowballs, a variety of games, prizes, popcorn, raffles, a DJ entertaining the crowd, a display by the school’s alumni group, a visit... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Hermes’ Wreck Featured On Blue World

Video: ‘Hermes’ Wreck Featured On Blue World

The wreck of the Hermes – a popular diving spot in Bermuda – has been featured on Jonathan Bird’s Blue World, with the clip amassing more than 50,000 views on YouTube. The video’s description says, “In this Bermuda dive adventure, Jonathan takes the whole family on a wreck dive with Blue Water Divers.”“The wreck of... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Bermuda Onion Day was celebrated on Saturday afternoon [May 18] at Carter House in St. David’s, with people gathering to learn more about the onion and how it tied in with the island’s early settlers. Attendees took time out to enjoy the historical replica house, and chat while enjoying a variety of St. David’s onion dishes including the... Read more of this article

Column: Open Letter To President Of South Africa

Column: Open Letter To President Of South Africa

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Dear Mr. President, I am writing to offer you and your team best wishes, following your recent mandate for a new term, as a result of the just-completed General Elections in South Africa. I do so, on behalf of a group of Bermudians, listed below. The group of us are only a small representation of the many Bermudians... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday May 19th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday May 19th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that over 100 students graduated from Bermuda College, $75,000 has been donated toward the Transformational Living Centre for Families, Lornell Taylor was named an ‘Inspiring Woman in ICT,’ AXA XL staff held a ‘Global Day of Giving,’ and tributes were paid to Bermuda’s foster parents were all some of the positive news stories from... Read more of this article

Photos: Military Ship ‘Mounts Bay’ Visits Hamilton

Photos: Military Ship ‘Mounts Bay’ Visits Hamilton

[Updated] The Royal Naval ship RFA Mounts Bay has arrived in Bermuda and can be seen docked in Hamilton Harbour. Last week the Royal Bermuda Regiment said, “The UK soldiers will work with the RBR to share expertise and experience in humanitarian and disaster relief [HADR] before they join the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Mounts Bay when it docks... Read more of this article

Photos: Construction Underway At ‘Point House’

Photos: Construction Underway At ‘Point House’

Construction is underway at the former HSBC Building on Front Street in Hamilton, which was recently bought by the Green Family who plan to renovate it and rename it Point House. The Green Family — who also own the Hamilton Princess — said the plan is to make the building “more visually attractive,” with the ground floor to provide retail and... Read more of this article

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings Of Third Point Re

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings Of Third Point Re

AM Best has revised the outlooks to negative from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- [Excellent] and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings [Long-Term ICR] of “a-” of Third Point Reinsurance Company Ltd. [Bermuda] and Third Point Reinsurance [USA] Ltd. AM Best also has revised the outlooks to negative from stable and affirmed the... Read more of this article

Terceira & Lopes Conclude In The Netherlands

Terceira & Lopes Conclude In The Netherlands

Bermudian equestrian Jillian Terceira and Tyler Lopes concluded competing in the Valkenswaard International Horse Jumping event in the Netherlands. Terceira and Escalada finished 17th competing in the CSI2* 1.40m Table A – Against the Clock Class. The pair clocked a Clear Round time of 75.02. Both Terceira and Lopes competed in the CSI1* Grand... Read more of this article