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May 1st Rally To Focus On Affordable Healthcare

May 1st Rally To Focus On Affordable Healthcare

May 1st marks International Workers’ Day, and the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] is inviting all affiliate union members and citizens of Bermuda to join the BTUC at a rally and march starting from Victoria Park at 12pm. BTUC President Jason Hayward said, “On May 1, 2018, International Workers’ Day [May Day], the Bermuda Trade Union Congress... Read more of this article

Softball: Women’s, Corporate, A, B & C Division

Softball: Women’s, Corporate, A, B & C Division

Hardknockz, Angels, Sea Venture Mini Me’s, Beach Bums, & Blue Wahoos all got the victory in Women’s, Corporate, B, A & C Division. Hardknockz continues to get the maximum value from their runs in the Women’s Division of Softball Bermuda. Monday night, Hardknockz edged Outback Skylights 18 to 17, marking their third triumph... Read more of this article

Cooper Raises Concerns About Sentence

Cooper Raises Concerns About Sentence

“We must ask whether this sentence truly reflect the value that we place on the welfare and safety of our children,” Coalition for the Protection of Children Chair Sheelagh Cooper said after a father was given a suspended prison sentence for dropping his baby out of a second-storey window. Last week Anthony Davis was sentenced to nine months... Read more of this article

37 People Certified As Guest Room Attendants

37 People Certified As Guest Room Attendants

Thirty-seven people, who successfully completed a Guest Room Attendant Program – a joint initiative of the Bermuda Hospitality Institute [BHI], Ministry of Education and Workforce Development, Department of Financial Assistance and Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism – were awarded certificates and pins at a special presentation. Held... Read more of this article

Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Based on Sensei Root’s Shiai in February and the recent Bermuda Open Karate Championships, a number of competitors are top rated for 2018 after accumulating at least 12 points. A spokesperson said, “Those competitors include Kentaro Bean 31, Aston and Aidan Eatherley 20, Dash Bailey 18, and Amiel Trott 16 [junior boys]; Milahn Powell 28, Dominique... Read more of this article

Butterfield Bank Reports First Quarter Results

Butterfield Bank Reports First Quarter Results

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. First quarter core net income was $45.0 million, or $0.81 per diluted common share, compared to $42.2 million, or $0.76 per diluted common share for the fourth quarter of 2017 and $38.5 million, or $0.70 per diluted common share, for the... Read more of this article

Minister: Majority Of Team Have Left Nicaragua

Minister: Majority Of Team Have Left Nicaragua

Michael Weeks, Minister responsible for Sports, provided an update on the Bermuda Under 17 Women’s Football Team who were in Nicaragua for the Concacaf Tournament, which was cancelled due to security concerns, with the Minister saying the team is safe, and the majority have now left Nicaragua. This follows days of deadly rioting in Nicaragua,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Scout Association Holds Annual Parade

Bermuda Scout Association Holds Annual Parade

The Bermuda Scout Association celebrated the patron saint of scouting this past Sunday [April 22] at their annual St. George’s Day Parade. A spokesperson said, “The parade saw the Cub Scouts, Scouts, Explorers, Girl Guides and Brownies march from City Hall to St. Theresa’s Catholic Cathedral where they participated in a commemorative service.... Read more of this article

Video: April 24th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: April 24th Bernews Morning Newsflash

The matter between the Government and Dr. Freddie Evans “has been settled,” a gun salute will be held to commemorate the Royal Birth, young athletes to feature in ITU World Triathlon Series Opening Ceremony on Thursday, ‘Norwegian Jade’ cruise ship disembarks sick passenger, annual Peppercorn Ceremony held, Ministry will be issuing notices... Read more of this article

Minister Simmons’ Trip To Florida Cost $2,450

Minister Simmons’ Trip To Florida Cost $2,450

A trip in April 2018 by Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons to Florida for UK Department of Transport meetings cost $2,450.20, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from April 8, 2018 – April 10, 2018, and the web page listing said, “The Minister of Economic Development... Read more of this article

Margaret Franklin Addresses Bermuda Audience

Margaret Franklin Addresses Bermuda Audience

Margaret Franklin, President of BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Advisory Services recently addressed a Bermuda audience of banking and finance professionals, members of 100 Women in Finance [100WF], and the CFA Society. A spokesperson said, “Franklin reflected on why it’s essential to place investor interests above other objectives and how diversity... Read more of this article

Rugby: Bermuda Under 16 Defeat Trinity College

Rugby: Bermuda Under 16 Defeat Trinity College

The Bermuda Under 16 rugby team’s build up towards a tour of Washington DC continued as they picked up a 61 – 5 win over visiting Trinity College School from Canada.The Bermuda team got two tries from Jake Field, George Peets and Ja’kee Simons, while Miguel Postlethwaite, Devin Augustus and Paulo Sousa all added a try each. Simons kicked... Read more of this article

Bacardi: One Of Most Reputable Companies

Bacardi: One Of Most Reputable Companies

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, has once again been named among the most reputable companies in the world, as part of the annual Global RepTrak 100 list compiled by the Reputation Institute [RI] and published in Forbes. Ranked at #89, this is the sixth consecutive time Bacardi has made... Read more of this article