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Video: February 22 Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: February 22 Bernews Morning Newsflash

Police confirm the death of a 50-year-old male visitor, Geoscience Summit said “same sex marriage ban violates location requirements,” Minister Caines holds lunch & learn to discuss digital currency & blockchain, Government will revise height restrictions in Hamilton, Government meet with BIU officials, Bermuda to host International... Read more of this article

‘African Colonisation Of Bermuda’ Presentation

‘African Colonisation Of Bermuda’ Presentation

Bermuda College will feature a presentation by Dr. Clarence Maxwell — “Before the Akaniba; the African colonisation of Bermuda 1616 -1680″ — on Thursday, March 8th The event poster said, “African colonisation of Bermuda during the seventeenth century played a significant role in the island’s success and sustainability. “Enslaved... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: February 21 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: February 21 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

Minister Speaks To ABIC About Health Strategy

Minister Speaks To ABIC About Health Strategy

Earlier today, Minister of Health Kim Wilson spoke to members of the Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC] about the Bermuda Health Strategy and the health-related elements in the recent Budget. Minister Wilson said, “The Ministry of Health is one of the largest Ministries in the Government. Our mandate is very significant and... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 50-Year-Old Visitor

Police Confirm Death Of 50-Year-Old Visitor

The police have confirmed the death of a 50-year-old male visitor from New York, who collapsed while sightseeing in the east end this afternoon. A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 3:30pm today [Wednesday] a medical emergency was reported. The incident occurred outside the Unfinished Church in St. Georges. “It appears that a 50-year-old... Read more of this article

100 Minute Video: Cryptocurrency Lunch & Learn

100 Minute Video: Cryptocurrency Lunch & Learn

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines held a lunch and learn event today [Feb 21] to discuss cryptocurrency, blockchain, and other aspects of digital currency, with the Minister joined by industry experts and attendees to discuss and the Government’s plans. “This is a phenomenal opportunity for our country to grow,” said the Minister,... Read more of this article

‘SSM Ban Violates AGU Location Requirements’

‘SSM Ban Violates AGU Location Requirements’

The Geoscience & Society Summit was scheduled to be held in Bermuda in September, however the organisers said as a result of the Domestic Partnerships Act, “Bermuda no longer meets AGU’s meeting location requirements” and they “are evaluating the options for relocating.” A statement on the organisation’s website under... Read more of this article

Photos: Government Meet With BIU Officials

Photos: Government Meet With BIU Officials

Members of the Government recently met with the BIU, with the Government posting the photos below online and saying, “Premier David Burt, Minister Walter Roban, Minister David Burch and Attorney-General Kathy Simmons met with Bermuda Industrial Union officials recently.” Related StoriesMinister Foggo Updates On Union Negotiations PLP:... Read more of this article

‘Making The Safety Of Our Children A Priority’

‘Making The Safety Of Our Children A Priority’

Jonathan Jon Cumberbatch — a 55-year-old convicted child sex offender — is to be released from prison today, with the Government previously issuing a public notification and a number of groups noting their support for the Government’s decision to notify the public, while expressing concern about Cumberbatch being released and saying the safety... Read more of this article

Govt Will Revise Height Restrictions In Hamilton

Govt Will Revise Height Restrictions In Hamilton

Government will revise height restrictions in the Hamilton Economic Empowerment Zone for residential and mixed-use development, Premier David Burt in the 2018/19 Budget, with the Government also set to relax condominium ownership restrictions for approved developments. In addition, Government will temporarily increase land tax rates on commercial properties... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host New Cyber-Risk Conference

Bermuda To Host New Cyber-Risk Conference

A new Bermudian edition of a successful North American cyber-risk conference will be held later this year, the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] has announced. The inaugural International Cyber Risk Management Conference [ICRMC] Bermuda, presented by Canada’s MSA Research Inc, will take place December 6–7 at the Hamilton Princess & Beach... Read more of this article

Bermudian Student Killed In United Kingdom

Bermudian Student Killed In United Kingdom

Nottinghamshire police have launched a murder investigation after 17-year-old Bermudian student Lyrico Steede died after suffering serious injuries after being attacked in Bulwell. A statement from the Nottinghamshire Police in the UK said, “A 17-year-old who suffered serious injuries in a stabbing in Bulwell last week has died. “Lyrico... Read more of this article

Video: February 21 Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: February 21 Bernews Morning Newsflash

UK police confirm death of 17-year-old Lyrico Steede following an attack in England, 115 people visit KEMH last month due to road traffic accidents,  William Spriggs appointed new Director of Economic & Cooperative Development, Bermuda hosting genetic research conference, Al Seymour Sr. to host exhibition of his work at Masterworks, Paget... Read more of this article