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Advisory: Petya Ransomware Variant Outbreak

Advisory: Petya Ransomware Variant Outbreak

The Ministry of National Security is today [June 27] advising that a new variant of Petya ransomware, also known as Petwrap, is spreading rapidly due to the same Windows SMBv1 vulnerability that the WannaCry ransomware abused. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Government’s Cybersecurity Working Group has been monitoring the concerns, and has... Read more of this article

Photos: Tokio Millenium Re U8 Prize Presentation

Photos: Tokio Millenium Re U8 Prize Presentation

The Tokio Millennium Re 8&Under League concluded on Saturday [June 24] with all the league teams playing their last game followed by a prize presentation to recognise the participants in the league. Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] National Coach Clay Smith and Tokio Millennium Re representative, Dimitrea Hanley presented the participation medals to... Read more of this article

Video: Fire Service Battle Boat Blaze In Pembroke

Video: Fire Service Battle Boat Blaze In Pembroke

[Updating] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service have responded to a boat fire this afternoon [June 27] located in the Spanish Point, Pembroke area.Smoke was seen billowing into the sky from as far away as Southampton as seen by the photo below. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 4.29pm: The fire involves... Read more of this article

Festival Of The Holy Spirit Set For July 1 & 2

Festival Of The Holy Spirit Set For July 1 & 2

The public is invited to join in on the 22nd annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit, set to take place on Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2 at Town Square in St. George’s. This year’s entertainment line-up is set to include Caroline Araujo, Minah Jardim, Jessica Vidal, Amalia Pontes, Jessica Frias and The Travellers. Portuguese food... Read more of this article

Bermuda Win Medals At NatWest Island Games

Bermuda Win Medals At NatWest Island Games

The Bermuda team continues to impress while participating at the NatWest Island Games, being held on the island of Gotland. A spokesperson said, “In Archery Bernard Wade III is showing terrific form as he finished 5th overall in the Men’s 1440 recurve. The team of Wade, Robert O’Connor and Tiffany Slaton finished an impress 8th overall in this... Read more of this article

PLP Announce Candidates For C#11, #22 & #25

PLP Announce Candidates For C#11, #22 & #25

The PLP held a press conference to announce more of their election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with Christopher Famous to run in Constituency #11 Devonshire East, Curtis Richardson to run in Constituency #22 Paget East, and Kathy Simmons set to contest Constituency #25 Warwick North East.Mr Famous will run in C#11, a seat which... Read more of this article

Video: East End Summer Series Episode 3

Video: East End Summer Series Episode 3

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘East End Summer’ video series] Cannons and cocktails at Fort St. Catherine sends off the month of June with a blast! And what a June it has been with all the nautical tourism activity from the west end of Bermuda to the east. East End Summer Events Episode 3In the third episode of her east end summer... Read more of this article

Air Care Staff Win Linc Network Diamond Award

Air Care Staff Win Linc Network Diamond Award

Two staff members of Air Care’s sales team have bee awarded the Linc Network Diamond Award, including Marlyn Kelch, Lead Sales Consultant, and Reggie Weeks, Senior Sales Consultant, at the All-Star Diamond Event in Naples, Florida. Linc is a network of 171 independently owned mechanical services contractors in the US and Bermuda that Air Care... Read more of this article

PLP Congratulates Emirates Team New Zealand

PLP Congratulates Emirates Team New Zealand

The Progressive Labour Party has extended their congratulations to Emirates Team New Zealand on what they term “a hard fought and stunning victory” in the 35th America’s Cup. Shadow Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons said, “The Progressive Labour Party extends our congratulations to Emirates Team New Zealand on a hard fought and... Read more of this article

Aecon Awards Contracts To Bermudian Firms

Aecon Awards Contracts To Bermudian Firms

Aecon Group Inc, a partner in the redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport, announced today [June 27] the awarding of major contracts to four Bermudian firms, in addition to a number of smaller contracts. The four major contracts awarded are:Security fencing – Horsfield Landscape and Design, one of Bermuda’s leading landscape installers, providing... Read more of this article

IBA Appoints New President & Vice President

IBA Appoints New President & Vice President

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] has appointed Duncan Simons as its new President and Lisamarie Masters as its new Vice President. A spokesperson said, “Duncan Simons, previously the Vice President, has been selected to lead the IBA as it continues to represent the architectural industry in Bermuda. This marks a generational and diversity... Read more of this article

Dan Gardner To Speak At Convergence Event

Dan Gardner To Speak At Convergence Event

ILS Bermuda Ltd, organisers of Bermuda Convergence 2017, have announced that the event’s first keynote speaker will be journalist, writer, and consultant Dan Gardner. Bermuda Convergence 2017 will be held on October 18 and October 19 at the Hamilton Princess. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Gardner is well known for his invaluable knowledge of business,... Read more of this article

Car Driver Injured In Harbour Road Collision

Car Driver Injured In Harbour Road Collision

[Updated] Morning commuters are being advised of expected delays along Harbour Road in Paget due to a single vehicle accident that occurred this morning [June 27]. A police spokesperson said, “Morning commuters are advised to expect delays along Harbour Road in Paget due to a single car crash that occurred around 6:55am this morning in the area of... Read more of this article