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Industrial Action, Meeting With Prison Officers

Industrial Action, Meeting With Prison Officers

The Ministry of National Security said that as a result of today’s industrial action  at the Westgate Correctional Facility, the Department of Corrections leadership “continues to meet with the Prison Officers Association to address the concerns.” The Ministry also confirmed that among the issues raised was staff shortages at the facility. A... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: August 18 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: August 18 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:... Read more of this article

Berkeley Board Congratulates Michelle Simmons

Berkeley Board Congratulates Michelle Simmons

The Board of Governors of the Berkeley Institute have extended their congratulations to Mrs. Michelle Simmons on her appointment by the Governor as an independent senator. A spokesperson said, “The Board of Governors of the Berkeley Institute, is delighted to publicly congratulate Mrs. Michelle Simmons on her appointment by His Excellency the... Read more of this article

Photos: Celebrity Summit Crew Clean Beaches

Photos: Celebrity Summit Crew Clean Beaches

Crew members from the Celebrity Summit cruise ship took the afternoon off from their duties on board the ship to do a beach cleanup on Thursday afternoon [Aug 17], along with Keep Bermuda Beautiful at Black Bay Beach and the Glass Beach in Dockyard. A spokesperson said, “Cruise ships bring tourists to Bermuda which helps Bermuda’s economy. But who... Read more of this article

Meet Bermuda Football Player Sh’Nyah Akinstall

Meet Bermuda Football Player Sh’Nyah Akinstall

In the fifth in a series of profiles of football players who will be part of the team representing Bermuda at the CONCACAF Caribbean Women’s U17 Qualifier this month, we spotlight 14-year-old Sh’Nyah Akinstall.1. How does it feel to have been selected for such an elite squad? It is very exciting and I feel it is a great honor. 2. How will you... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 51-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 51-Year-Old Man

The police have confirmed the death of a 51-year-old male who was found in a non-responsive state in Pembroke this morning [Aug 18], and said that “foul play is not suspected.” A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of an incident that took place at the American International Building in Pembroke at 7:30am this morning... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

Witness Appeal: Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

Police are appealing for witnesses to the murder of 21-year-old Jahkoby Smith, who was fatally stabbed at the West End Sailboat Club in Sandys, during a wake being held for the late Jachari Francis. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:15pm on Saturday 29th July, Jahkoby Smith was fatally stabbed after he was involved in an altercation which... Read more of this article

Photos: Cruise Ship Insignia Visits St. Georges

Photos: Cruise Ship Insignia Visits St. Georges

The 594-foot passenger ship Insignia is at berth in St. George’s today [Aug 18]. According to the latest version of the 2017 Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the ship is carrying an estimated 734 passengers and 386 crew as it makes its Bermuda stop. The ship which arrived yesterday is scheduled to depart this afternoon at approximately 2.00pm. Related... Read more of this article

Artist’s Work Used During Counter-Protests In VA

Artist’s Work Used During Counter-Protests In VA

Aiming to make a point at the recent ‘Unite the Right’ white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, one man used a sign featuring a painting by Bermudian artist April Branco, using her work to help present a message of love and equality. Mark Martin contacted Ms Branco a few weeks ago asking permission to use a print of her painting... Read more of this article

Off The Rock: Electronics & Economy Fares

Off The Rock: Electronics & Economy Fares

[Travel column written by Don Burgess] Basic Economy Fares If you are a budget-conscious traveler, then you might like the new Basic Economy fares some US airlines are pushing. American, Delta and United all plan on using them as a price point below their Standard Economy tickets. They are not available on most flights for these carriers but will... Read more of this article

New App Offers Visitors A Local Perspective

New App Offers Visitors A Local Perspective

Last week, Bermudians Alison Swan and William West launched ‘Winnow,’ a travel app designed to provide visitors to Bermuda with a more authentic experience. In collaboration with various providers on the island, Winnow offers visitors the opportunity to view Bermuda from a new and varied perspective. Available experiences range from sunset... Read more of this article

Meet Bermuda Football Player Megan Titterton

Meet Bermuda Football Player Megan Titterton

In the fourth in a series of profiles of football players who will be part of the team representing Bermuda at the CONCACAF Caribbean Women’s U17 Qualifier this month, we spotlight 15-year-old Megan Titterton.1. How does it feel to have been selected for such an elite squad? It feels amazing to get the opportunity to represent my country. 2. How... Read more of this article

Video: August 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: August 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Carol Bassett retires from the Senate, cap of 500 recreational lobster divers for 2017/18 season, recipients of this year’s Bermuda Government Scholarships announced, free health checks this evening at Albuoy’s Point, travel app ‘Winnow’ launches, Alexandra Barnes, Christian Oatley, Casey Schuler and Megan Zimmerer win top awards... Read more of this article