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Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

This past weekend saw five suspects arrested following a report of a “fight involving approximately 50 youths” at Clearwater Park, tributes paid to the late Dr. Eva Hodgson and more. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more.News/Misc:Covid-19: Over 6 Million Cases WorldwideUpdates: Covid-19 On Sunday, May 31stCovid-19:... Read more of this article

Human Rights Commission: Walk-In Services

Human Rights Commission: Walk-In Services

The Human Rights Commission will open their offices to the general public on Monday, June 1, 2010 A spokesperson said, “The Commission has been operating remotely since March 23, 2020 in accordance with the Government of Bermuda’s public health advisories. “An essential feature of the Commission’s service delivery is being accessible... Read more of this article

Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For May 2020

Top 10 Most Viewed Videos For May 2020

Bernews posted more than 250 videos across our various social networks during May 2020, and the most viewed videos included the police update, rescue of two mariners, Bermuda College graduation and more. As far as Facebook videos, the most viewed for the month were the BNV Discussion with Premier David Burt and the Bermuda College graduatione which... Read more of this article

May 2020: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

May 2020: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

While the island and world are facing unprecedented challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic, one thing remains constant: the island’s beauty. As always, Bernews features a “Photo of the Day” in our email newsletters and various social media accounts seven days a week in order to continue to highlight the stunning scenes that Bermuda has... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 6 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 6 Million Cases Worldwide

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to affect countries around the globe, the number of confirmed cases worldwide has — as of today [May 31] — now surpassed six million, with over 369,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States having the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. Following the U.S. in global case numbers are Brazil, Russia,... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Monday June 1

Weather Forecast For Monday June 1

Monday,June 1 is expected to see thunderstorms, with the high to be near 24°C/75°F and the low to be near 18°C/64°F according to the Bermuda Weather Service. Winds are expected to be W. The relative humidity is expected to be near 77%. Sunrise will be at 6:12am and sunset will be at 8:21pm. High tide will be at 5:10am and 5:46pm, while low tide... Read more of this article

Video: May 31st Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 31st Bernews Morning Newsflash

Tributes paid to Dr. Eva Hodgson, 140 total confirmed Covid-19 cases in Bermuda, five suspects arrested after fight at Turtle Bay, Facebook page celebrates Bermuda graduates, aircraft registry significantly reduces CofA fees and police appeal help locate 66-year-old Roger Evans are some of the stories in this morning’s [May 31] Bernews Newsflash.The... Read more of this article

Police Appeal: Help Locate 66-Year-Old [Found]

Police Appeal: Help Locate 66-Year-Old [Found]

[Updated] Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 66-year-old Roger Evans. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 66-year-old Mr. Roger Evans. Mr. Evans is described as a dark complexioned black male, approx. 5’6″ in height and of very slim build.... Read more of this article

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Everest Re

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Everest Re

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ [Superior] and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “aa-” of the operating subsidiaries of Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, Ltd. The ratings agency said, “Concurrently, AM Best has affirmed the Long-Term ICRs of “a-” of Everest Re Group, Ltd. and Everest Reinsurance Holdings, Inc.... Read more of this article

Updates: Covid-19 On Monday, June 1st

Updates: Covid-19 On Monday, June 1st

[Updating] As the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe with over 355,000 deaths worldwide, and sadly the island has now recorded nine Covid-19 related deaths. Live updates will be posted as they come in, encompassing both the public and private sectors, and if you have relevant information, please email info@bernews.com.... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 230 Test Results, None Were Positive

Covid-19: 230 Test Results, None Were Positive

Between Friday and today 230 test results were received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for Covid-19. A Government spokesperson said, “Between Friday and today 230 test results were received by the Ministry of Health; and none were positive for COVID-19. “Bermuda has 140 total confirmed positive cases. Their status is as follows:there... Read more of this article

Five Suspects Arrested After Fight At Turtle Bay

Five Suspects Arrested After Fight At Turtle Bay

Five suspects were arrested following a report of a “fight involving approximately 50 youths between the ages of 15 and 17 years old, at Turtle Bay, Clearwater Park.” A police spokesperson said, “At around 5:20pm on Friday 29th May, police received several reports of a fight involving approximately 50 youths between the ages of 15 and... Read more of this article

Tributes Paid To Dr. Eva Hodgson

Tributes Paid To Dr. Eva Hodgson

[Updated] Reflecting on the news of the passing of Dr. Eva Hodgson, Premier David Burt, today called her, “An incisive voice for change.” Premier Burt said, “In clear and unmistakably honest terms, Dr. Hodgson told the story of Bermuda and the impact of its tortured history of race relations and economic inequality. Her intellect was devoted to... Read more of this article