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Live Video: 2022 College Winter Commencement

Live Video: 2022 College Winter Commencement

Bermuda College is holding their second virtual Winter Commencement this afternoon [Jan 20] to celebrate the academic success of 24 students, and you can tune in and watch live below. Bermuda College President, Dr. Duranda Greene previously noted the exceptional calibre of the graduates with 50% achieving either merit [GPA 3.0 – 3.49], or distinction... Read more of this article

8pm Live: BNV Interview With Minister Hayward

8pm Live: BNV Interview With Minister Hayward

Minister of Labour Jason Hayward will be joining Bernews at 8.00pm this evening [Jan 20] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with the Minister set to discuss aspects related to his Ministry including employment matters, immigration and more.The video below should start at around 8.00pm and you can also tune in live on Bernews... Read more of this article

Police Appeal: Help Locate Missing 17-Year-Old

Police Appeal: Help Locate Missing 17-Year-Old

The police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Equan Richardson. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Equan Richardson. “Mr Richardson is described as dark complexioned, approximately 5 feet 3 inches tall, of medium build, weighing... Read more of this article

Covid: CDC Moves Bermuda Back To Level 4

Covid: CDC Moves Bermuda Back To Level 4

The United States CDC has now moved Bermuda back to “Level 4: Very High Level of Covid-19 in Bermuda” — the highest level — saying that people should “avoid travel to Bermuda.” It further notes that “if you must travel to Bermuda, make sure you are fully vaccinated before travel” and “because of the current situation in Bermuda, even... Read more of this article

New Pilot Boat Ordered To Replace St George

New Pilot Boat Ordered To Replace St George

A new purpose-built pilot boat is expected to be delivered in September 2022, set to replace the 40-year-old St George which the Ministry said is “well past its lifespan.” The WorkBoat website said, “Bermuda’s Department of Marine and Port Services has awarded a contract to Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corp., for a new 52′... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Trains With UK Counterpart

Coast Guard Trains With UK Counterpart

UK Coastguard officers have mounted a major training exercise with the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coast Guard and other emergency services. The exercise was led by Commander Phil Bostock, the HM Coastguard Operational Lead, Overseas Territories Search and Rescue Capability Project. He said: “Bermuda has a very capable Rescue Coordination Centre and well-established... Read more of this article

Video: Jan 20th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Jan 20th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Man arrested for threats to Premier on social media, curfew has now expired, Ministry said that evidence suggests that while the Omicron variant is more contagious the illness is shorter, BNV with Minister Jason Hayward at 8pm tonight, industry experts join forces to launch Swiftly, Zeiko Lewis named one of the Best in Caribbean, Nicholas Narraway... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Jan 19 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 19 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: Jan 18... Read more of this article

“Restrictions Relating To Curfew Will Expire”

“Restrictions Relating To Curfew Will Expire”

“The current restrictions relating to Curfew will expire as of 5:00 am on 20 January 2022,’” the Ministry advised today, adding that other restrictions will remain in place such as maximum group sizes of 20 people. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health today announces that effective Friday, 21 January 2022 the... Read more of this article

Boxer Adrian Roach Looking Forward To Match

Boxer Adrian Roach Looking Forward To Match

[Written by Stephen Wright] Adrian Roach believes he has improved beyond all recognition since his previous fight in Bermuda after spending the past year sharpening his skills on the Crandall University Chargers boxing team. Roach was recommended for a scholarship at the university in Moncton, New Brunswick, by the Bermuda Boxing Federation and has... Read more of this article

Man Arrested For Threats On Social Media

Man Arrested For Threats On Social Media

A 34-year-old man has been arrested following “threats and other menacing comments made on social media toward Premier David Burt during a live interview,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “This morning, officers from the Criminal Investigation Unit carried out a search at a Hamilton Parish residence after an investigation... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Featured In CBS Eel Report

Video: Bermuda Featured In CBS Eel Report

Chris Flook, who works for Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], was recently featured in a CBS News video titled ‘The Shocking Truth About Eels’, with the report examining how eels breed in the Sargasso Sea. The CBS News website said, “Eels have a slippery reputation, transforming themselves in saltwater and freshwater environments... Read more of this article

Industry Experts Join Force To Launch Swiftly

Industry Experts Join Force To Launch Swiftly

Several insurance industry executives have joined forces to launch Swiftly, a global technology company, with operations in Bermuda and the U.S., “focused on driving down insurance costs while improving customer experience through an innovative technology ecosystem.” Swiftly is led by Michael Lyons, founder and former CEO of Weston Insurance,... Read more of this article