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Video: Coach Kyle Lightbourne & Nahki Wells

Video: Coach Kyle Lightbourne & Nahki Wells

“We know that Costa Rica are the favorites, but we are going to try our best to upset the odds,” Coach Kyle Lightbourne said today, with Coach Lightbourne and Nahki Wells speaking at press conference held this evening [June 19] in Texas ahead of their game against Costa Rica tomorrow night. 12 minute video of this evening’s press conference:Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: June 19 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 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:... Read more of this article

Six Students Selected For Chubb Internship

Six Students Selected For Chubb Internship

The Chubb Select internship, now in its seventh year, announced their six 2019 interns, with James Amaral, Diarra Franks, Dylan Muldoon, Aaron Rego, Leah Smith, and Danielle Wall all taking part in the programme. Chubb Select is a well-established insurance internship aimed at talented Bermudian university students who are considering a career in the... Read more of this article

Dennie O’Connor Wins International CTA Award

Dennie O’Connor Wins International CTA Award

Bermudian entrepreneur Dennie O’Connor has brought home the 2019 International Certified Tourism Ambassador [CTA] Star Award, setting himself apart from other Tourism Ambassadors from around the US. The self-labelled ‘proud Bermudian’ was put forward to the Tourism Ambassador Institute [TAI], the accrediting body of the local CTA programme,... Read more of this article

A.S. Cooper To Sell Part Of Business To Phoenix

A.S. Cooper To Sell Part Of Business To Phoenix

One of the oldest names in Bermuda’s retail sector, A.S. Cooper & Sons, announced an agreement to sell part of its business to Brown & Co, a subsidiary of The Phoenix Stores Ltd. “Effective September 1, 2019, The Phoenix Stores Ltd will take over the lease, inventory and staff of the A.S. Cooper’s 7,500 square foot, ground floor... Read more of this article

Video: Gold Cup Team Member Osagi Bascome

Video: Gold Cup Team Member Osagi Bascome

Representing Bermuda in the Gold Cup is an “amazing feeling” according to footballer Osagi Bascome, who said it is an honour to represent the island at such a big occasion. When asked what it means for him to represent Bermuda at the Gold Cup, Mr. Bascome told Bernews, “It’s an amazing feeling.  It is such an honour to be representing... Read more of this article

Minister Attending Conference In Switzerland

Minister Attending Conference In Switzerland

The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, Lovitta Foggo, is currently representing the Bermuda Government at the 108th International Labour Conference [ILC] in Geneva Switzerland. This year’s session brings together over 6,000 delegates from around the globe to find solutions to the challenges of the future of the world of work, and... Read more of this article

‘An Epic, Sophisticated, Well-Attended Event’

‘An Epic, Sophisticated, Well-Attended Event’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Imagine this – a sea of people dressed in crisp, clean white clothing in a gorgeous park in the middle of the city. The music is blaring, the drinks are flowing. The guests are enjoying themselves as they party into the night. This was Glow held on Sunday evening at Queen Elizabeth Park, billed as the premiere party... Read more of this article

Police Pay To Medivac Injured Visitor To U.S.

Police Pay To Medivac Injured Visitor To U.S.

Calling it a “terrible incident where an American tourist has been seriously injured,” the Police Commissioner confirmed that the police are “making payment to medivac her to receive care for her injuries in the United States.” This follows after the 36-year-old visiting American female pedestrian was injured after being struck... Read more of this article

St David’s Holds Youth Football Prize Giving

St David’s Holds Youth Football Prize Giving

Guest speaker Reggie Lambe shared words of encouragement with the audience at the St. David’s County CC Youth Football Prize Giving recently, highlighting “hard work, self motivation and determination.” A spokesperson said, “On Saturday, June 1, St. David’s county cricket club hosted its annual youth football prize giving... Read more of this article

Crews Working To Remove Sargassum Seaweed

Crews Working To Remove Sargassum Seaweed

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources addressed the large quantities of sargassum seaweed found on Bermuda’s beaches recently, saying that “crews and private contractors are working to remove as much Sargassum as possible.” A spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources would like to advise... Read more of this article

Menuhin Foundation Holds Annual Concert

Menuhin Foundation Holds Annual Concert

Nearly 220 students from 24 schools performed in the Menuhin Foundation’s annual concert on June 9 at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium. A spokesperson said, “On Sundaym June, 9 some 218 students from 24 schools performed in the Menuhin Foundation’s annual concert at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium. This concert is always the highlight of... Read more of this article

Sex Offender Junius Caines To Be Released

Sex Offender Junius Caines To Be Released

[Updated] The Attorney-General has issued a “public notice of the impending release of sex offender Junius Carman Caines who will be released from Westgate on 24 June, 2019.” “Mr. Caines, a 50-year-old black male who will be residing in Pembroke Parish, was convicted and incarcerated for serious sexual assault,” the Government... Read more of this article