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OBA Interim Leader: Patricia Gordon-Pamplin

OBA Interim Leader: Patricia Gordon-Pamplin

OBA Chairperson Lynne Woolridge this evening announced that Patricia Gordon-Pamplin will be the interim Party Leader, and Sylvan Richards will be the interim Deputy Leader. Ms. Woolridge said: “Following the resignation of former Leader, Michael Dunkley on Wednesday, July 19th, the elected OBA MPs met this evening and voted for the new interim... Read more of this article

Bystanders Assist Man From Capsized Boat

Bystanders Assist Man From Capsized Boat

[Updated] Emergency services responded to Cockburn Road in Sandys tonight [July 21] where it appears that a man ran into difficulty after the small boat he was travelling in may have capsized in the the Black Bay area. Bystanders sprung into action to help and on lookers indicated that the man appeared to be okay. Details are limited at this time, however... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: July 21 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 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

Tributes Paid To Model Sophie Fraser-Smith

Tributes Paid To Model Sophie Fraser-Smith

[Written by Don Burgess] Those in Bermuda’s fashion industry have paid tribute to model Sophie Fraser-Smith, 21, who died tragically on Tuesday in a road collision. Photographer Mike Jones has worked with Miss Fraser-Smith on numerous modeling assignments. He told Bernews, “Sophie and I have been doing photoshoots together for the last six years.... Read more of this article

Family Centre Congratulates PLP On Win

Family Centre Congratulates PLP On Win

Family Centre is congratulating the Progressive Labour Party on its recent election win, saying “it is heartening to see the emphasis in the PLP platform on strengthening our social fiber.” Martha Dismont, Executive Director of Family Centre, said, “On behalf of Family Centre, I want to congratulate the Progressive Labour Party for its’... Read more of this article

Paddle Boarder To Stand Up For Sargasso Sea

Paddle Boarder To Stand Up For Sargasso Sea

Bermudian Adam Johnson is aiming to combine his attachment to the ocean with his desire to protect it as he plans to paddle board around the island, a distance of more than 40 miles, to raise money for the Sargasso Sea Commission. A keen surfer and adventure racer, Mr. Johnson said, “The ocean doesn’t have a voice and I want join with the others... Read more of this article

Video: Cabinet Ministers & Senators Sworn In

Video: Cabinet Ministers & Senators Sworn In

Following the PLP’s landslide victory in the General Election, the Swearing In Ceremony for the new Cabinet Ministers and Senators is set to take place at Government House this afternoon [July 20]. The PLP won 24 seats in the election, with David Burt, Renee Ming, Kim Swan, Lovitta Foggo, Tinee Furbert, Derrick Burgess, Wayne Furbert, Chris Famous,... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: July 20 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 20 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

Anglican Church Congratulates The PLP

Anglican Church Congratulates The PLP

The Anglican Church of Bermuda is congratulating Premier David Burt and the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on their victory in General Election on Tuesday [July 18]. The Right Revd. Nicholas Dill said, “The Anglican Church of Bermuda would like to congratulate the Hon. E. David Burt, JP MP, Premier of Bermuda and the members of the Progressive Labour... Read more of this article

Bermuda Defeats Curaçao 5-1 In U20 Qualifier

Bermuda Defeats Curaçao 5-1 In U20 Qualifier

Bermuda won against Curaçao in their opening Concacaf Caribbean Women’s Under-20 Football qualifier at the National Stadium last night. Deshae Darrell scored the team’s opening goal of the night and substitute Adia Gibbons scored the final goal, finishing the game 5-1 to Bermuda. The remaining goals were accounted for by Teyah Lindo and... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Jahcari Francis

Police Confirm Death Of Jahcari Francis

[Updated] The police confirmed that a man has died following a shooting in Devonshire last night. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:45pm Wednesday, July 19th police‎ responded to reports of gunshots in the Upland Street, Devonshire area. “Initial information indicates that one man was shot and taken to hospital via ambulance. An... Read more of this article

Video: Bernews Morning Newsflash For July 20th

Video: Bernews Morning Newsflash For July 20th

Man dies following shooting in Devonshire, police confirm the death of 21 year old Sophie Fraser-Smith following a collision, David Burt officially sworn in as the new Premier, and Michael Dunkley resigns as leader of the OBA are some of the stories in this morning’s [July 20] Bernews Newsflash.Our latest new offering, the Bernews Morning Newsflash... Read more of this article

Marcus Henschke Receives BILTIR Scholarship

Marcus Henschke Receives BILTIR Scholarship

Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR] announced the recipient of the organization’s annual scholarship, with Marcus Henschke to receive $30,000 to be evenly distributed over two years and used towards university tuition fees. This is the second year that the scholarship has been awarded. A spokesperson said, “The BILTIR... Read more of this article

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