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30 Minute Video: August 16 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: August 16 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

Antonio Warner Wins Tennis Title In St Lucia

Antonio Warner Wins Tennis Title In St Lucia

Bermuda’s Antonio Warner was crowned champion of the 12 & under division in the Sagicor COTECC Junior Tennis Tournament in St. Lucia. In the finals, Warner defeated #2 Seed Leeum Chan Pak of Trinidad & Tobago 4-1, 4-0. T he talented tennis player had advanced to the finals after defeating James Hadden from Trinidad & Tobago and Kai Owen... Read more of this article

Man Brandishing Knife Enters Shop, Steals Chain

Man Brandishing Knife Enters Shop, Steals Chain

A suspect entered Oleander Cycles in Southampton this afternoon [Aug 16] where “they brandished a knife and scuffle ensued,” with the suspect stealing a chain from the victim before fleeing on a waiting motorcycle. A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of an incident that took place at 2:10pm today at Oleander Cycles... Read more of this article

King Elected As NACAC Athlete Chairperson

King Elected As NACAC Athlete Chairperson

Bermudian Arantxa King has been voted in as the Chairperson of the NACAC Athletes Commission. BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “During the NACAC Championships this past weekend held in Toronto, Canada, elections were held for the Chairperson for the NACAC Athlete Commission. “As noted earlier this year Arantxa King was selected as one of... Read more of this article

Attempted Handbag & Chain Snatching Incidents

Attempted Handbag & Chain Snatching Incidents

There was an attempted chain snatching in Pembroke this morning [Aug 16] as well as as attempted handbag snatching in Warwick, however in both cases the would-be victims managed to successfully fend of the thieves. Attempted Chain Snatching A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 8:45am today, police received a report of an attempted robbery... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Bermudian Workers

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Bermudian Workers

Skyport has released the fifteenth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting Bermudian workers on the airport site. Speaking in the fifteenth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Did you know that almost 70 percent of the workers on the... Read more of this article

Column: Credit Card Debt Getting Out Of Control?

Column: Credit Card Debt Getting Out Of Control?

[Written by Carla Seely] I think I speak for most people when I say that at some point in our life we put something on our credit card and didn’t pay it off in full, leading to a vicious circle of recurring payments and mounting interest on the balance! Most of us get “stung” once and learn the lesson of how to use a credit card sensibly, but... Read more of this article

Thompson: Pursue Interests, Remain Disciplined

Thompson: Pursue Interests, Remain Disciplined

The lack of major problems caused by plant pests and diseases on the island is something most of us probably take for granted, but there is work done behind the scenes to protect Bermuda’s environment by people like Terry-Lynn Thompson, the Senior Plant Protection Officer in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources. Ms. Thompson entered... Read more of this article

Youth Movement: Entrepreneur Kelsea Williams

Youth Movement: Entrepreneur Kelsea Williams

[Generation Next Youth Movement Series] “Tea in touch with tomorrow” is the mantra adopted by NovelTea, as well as its founder and owner Kelsea Williams. When asked to give a little background on how the modernisation of tea is the driving idea behind the company, Kelsea shared that the meaning is two-fold. “We are a ‘Tea in Touch with... Read more of this article

Video: August 16th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: August 16th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Police confirm the death of 50-year-old Keith Trott and said Mr Trott’s death marks the 8th road traffic fatality of the year, fatal boat collision trial continues in court, National Dance Foundation of Bermuda awards scholarships to six talented young dancers, Robin Horsfield competes in the UCI Under 23 World Cup in Quebec, Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Column: Progress Towards A Living Wage

Column: Progress Towards A Living Wage

[Written by BPSU President Jason Hayward] The recommendation to implement a minimum wage and establish a Wage Commission to determine a living wage standard is a significant step in the right direction. These interventions in our society will undoubtedly improve the lives of many workers in this country. The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] applauds... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: August 15 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: August 15 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

Back To School Uniform & School Supply Drive

Back To School Uniform & School Supply Drive

Today the Acting Minister of Social Development and Sports Lovitta Foggo and the Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain visited the Seventh Day Adventist Church Hall, King Street, Hamilton where a ‘Back to School’ uniform and school supply drive was underway.The initiative was the brainchild of three Government departments... Read more of this article