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French Aircraft Crew Apologise For Disturbance

French Aircraft Crew Apologise For Disturbance

The French Navy Falcon crew have apologised for any “disturbance experienced by the general public as a result of the aircraft training activity of last Friday,” saying it was not “their intention to cause any disturbance”. “We understand that some Bermuda residents and visitors, in particular some cruise ship passengers, may... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: ZBM Evening News For June 29

30 Minute Video: ZBM Evening News For June 29

“Government provides details on missing $300,000 bus transaction, Minister angry at media reports over his new office space, and Police to keep an eye on Somerset and St George’s via CCTV,” are some of the stories set to be covered in this evening’s [June 29] ZBM newscast. With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the... Read more of this article

“Contractual Dispute” With Company Over Buses

“Contractual Dispute” With Company Over Buses

The Ministry of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities confirmed they had a “contractual dispute” with a Belgian company over buses they ordered, and said that in 2015 a settlement was reached and concluded the dispute over payment for buses already delivered, however “disputes continued” regarding new buses ordered, and the Ministry... Read more of this article

Eleven Students Interning At KPMG In Bermuda

Eleven Students Interning At KPMG In Bermuda

Eleven Bermudian university students will complete a 12 week cultivating internship programme with KPMG in Bermuda this year, with KPMG saying their internship programme is “committed to the professional success and career development of their students.” The eleven students participating in the internship programme are Brianna Buchanan [University... Read more of this article

Bermuda Tourism Board Hires Firm: CEO Search

Bermuda Tourism Board Hires Firm: CEO Search

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has hired Bermudian firm Performance Solutions Limited to manage the search for a new chief executive officer, the BTA’s Board of Directors announced today. “Performance Solutions has 16 years of distinguished experience in the Bermuda market as a boutique, full-service human resources consulting firm.”... Read more of this article

BLDC Workers Down Tools To Protest Dismissal

BLDC Workers Down Tools To Protest Dismissal

At around noon today [June 29], eight workers at the Bermuda Land Development Corporation downed tools to protest the dismissal of two of their colleagues.Chief Shop Steward Tyril Simmons said they met with management to address concerns and there was no change and they plan to meet with them again. When asked what they are seeking from management,... Read more of this article

Government House Following Up Aviation Report

Government House Following Up Aviation Report

[Updated] Government House confirmed that a French naval ship was granted diplomatic clearance for its visit to Bermuda, however said they did not receive an application for the naval jet aircraft, adding that they received a report from the Department of Civil Aviation about the aircraft and are “following this up in consultation with the Ministry... Read more of this article

Approval For CCTV In St. George’s & Dockyard

Approval For CCTV In St. George’s & Dockyard

At their meeting yesterday, Cabinet approved the contract for the expansion of the network to St. George’s and Dockyard, Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said today [June 29] in the Senate. “CCTV is an effective tool in the modern era of policing. Since the implementation of the enhanced network in other parts of the Island, crimes... Read more of this article

Appeal Of Man Charged With Brother Dismissed

Appeal Of Man Charged With Brother Dismissed

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of a man who was jointly charged with his brother, saying “clearly he put brotherly love and family solidarity ahead of self-preservation” and “the defence he elected to advance was fairly put to the jury by the trial judge.” In October 2015, Javon Weeks was sentenced to four years... Read more of this article

Premier: ‘If You Know Something, Say Something’

Premier: ‘If You Know Something, Say Something’

With the most recent murder marking the 29th shooting death since 2009, the police have said that tackling criminal gangs is their number one priority, while Premier Michael Dunkley said “we have to support the police” and “if you know something, say something.” Speaking at a recent press conference, Assistant Commissioner of... Read more of this article

“Creating Jobs For Everyone But Bermudians”

“Creating Jobs For Everyone But Bermudians”

“Continuing Bermudian job losses under the OBA confirms what we in the PLP have believed for some time; the OBA’s trickle down, employ everyone but Bermudians approach simply does not work,” Shadow Tourism and Economic Development Minister Jamahl Simmons said.Bermuda Job Market Employment Briefs Mr Simmons comments follow after the... Read more of this article

Warwick BTEC Students Achieve Distinctions

Warwick BTEC Students Achieve Distinctions

Warwick Academy has announced their first results of the summer for their graduating class of 2016, with all four of their BTEC students achieving Distinctions at the end of the course. The four students included Rio Morris, Caleb Lowe, Cydney Simons, and Chiffonae Jackson. A spokesperson said, “In 2015, Warwick Academy announced that they would... Read more of this article