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30 Minute Video: June 22 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 22 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

BIU President: “Work To Rule” Has Been Lifted

BIU President: “Work To Rule” Has Been Lifted

[Updated] Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] President Chris Furbert confirmed that the “work to rule at the Department of Public Transportation has been lifted effective immediately.” The bus operators started work to rule last Friday, saying there were 10 to 12 issues that need resolving, and last Thursday they were able to negotiate on a... Read more of this article

Bermuda Awarded Best Weekend Destination

Bermuda Awarded Best Weekend Destination

Bermuda was recently awarded the Best Weekend Destination in World by readers of Global Traveler magazine. “The Global Traveler magazine has 300,000 readers and connects with U.S. based frequent, affluent, international travelers. Bermuda was recognized during the sixth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Each year, Global... Read more of this article

Moniz: Minister Burch Is ‘Abusing His Power’

Moniz: Minister Burch Is ‘Abusing His Power’

The Minister of Public Works is “abusing his power by trying to make Somerset Cricket Club responsible for who presents the Cup Match trophy,” according to the One Bermuda Alliance. The OBA said, “Last week in the House of Assembly David Burch said he had been asked by the Club to repair a wall before Cup Match and had given two conditions... Read more of this article

Minister: New Apartment Category For Cycle Only

Minister: New Apartment Category For Cycle Only

[Updated with video] A new category of residential units will be created that have an assessment number, but will be restricted from having a car registered at the address, with the units to be granted an ‘Apartment [Cycles Only] Certificate.’ This was from Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown in the House of Assembly today [June 22] ,... Read more of this article

Governor Invited To Grant Pardon to Rev Monk

Governor Invited To Grant Pardon to Rev Monk

The Governor has been invited to “consult the Advisory Committee on the Prerogative of Mercy with a view to granting a full and free posthumous pardon” to Rev. Charles Vinton Monk, a journalist who was “imprisoned for simply reporting the truth” in the early 1900s. This was announced by Premier David Burt in the House of Assembly... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Bill To Be Tabled

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Bill To Be Tabled

[Updated with video] The Road Traffic [Road Sobriety Checkpoints] Amendment Act 2018 will be tabled in the House of Assembly today [June 22], Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban said, adding that the “introduction of road sobriety checkpoints is only a small component in our effort to combat the challenges we are facing with... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Students Complete Programme

CedarBridge Students Complete Programme

Ten CedarBridge Academy recently completed a nine month career development programme in which they learned about careers in the construction industry through hands on experience, including workshops, site visits, and more. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister for the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform, Lovitta Foggo,... Read more of this article

CAC Games: 24 Athletes To Represent Bermuda

CAC Games: 24 Athletes To Represent Bermuda

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced the names of the athletes who will represent Bermuda at the XXIII Central American & Caribbean [CAC] Games, which are being held in Barranquilla, Colombia from 19 July through 3 August 2018. 24 athletes will compete in Athletics, Bowling, Boxing, Equestrian, Squash, Cycling, Sailing, Triathlon and... Read more of this article

MP Famous: OT’s Must Speak With One Voice

MP Famous: OT’s Must Speak With One Voice

MP Chris Famous, who was in Cayman for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Forum, told a Cayman news outlet that “as British Overseas Territories, we must speak with one voice.” Cayman 27′s website said, “When it comes to seeking changes on areas where British Overseas Territories and Great Britain disagree, like public... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Pure Politics Of Misinformation At Best’

Column: ‘Pure Politics Of Misinformation At Best’

[Opinion column written by Shadow Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley] At times, just as it is wise to give a fish some line to get hooked, it is also prudent to let a politician talk. Recently, after comments by MP Zane DeSilva regarding the relationship between the US and Bermuda and any treaty violations against the OBA Government on the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Inspired Collection Of Party Goods

Bermuda Inspired Collection Of Party Goods

[Written by Nadia Laws] As childhood friends, Niamah Cann and Lyn Winford would always bounce creative ideas off one another. Their dream was to one day collaborate on a project together – and recently they got that chance – when they paired up to create a collection of Bermuda inspired party ware. The duo tell us more about the experience... Read more of this article

Video: June 22nd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: June 22nd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Parliament in session today, Bermuda inspired collection of party goods, Fox News features Rodney Smith Jr, Bermuda’s CCCAN swimming team announced, Appleby Bermuda promote three people, Horseshoe Bay beach is ranked as the third most ‘instagrammed’ beach in world, ‘Operation Caution’ road safety plan to launch, BELCO has arranged $107.5... Read more of this article