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30 Minute Video: July 9 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 9 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... Read more of this article

Green Family Donates $50,000 To BCHC

Green Family Donates $50,000 To BCHC

Following the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s recent appeal in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Green family has made a donation of $50,000 to the organisation. ”The Centre has found itself under financial strain in recent months as a result of steps taken to ensure patient safety and has launched an appeal to raise $200,000 to cover its... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

[Updated] The Government is holding a press conference this evening [July 9] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime, the live video is below. Update 5.57pm: The Government said, “We received 283 new COVID-19 results today. All 283 results received were negative. Total confirmed cases in... Read more of this article

Mirrors Programme Honours Volunteers

Mirrors Programme Honours Volunteers

Last Friday [July 3], Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs Kathy Lynn Simmons attended the Mirrors volunteer reception and opening of the Art and Digital Competition held in the Rick Faries Gallery at Masterworks. A government spokesperson said, “At the Mirrors volunteer reception and opening of the fourth annual Art and Digital Competition... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate On Student Visa Services

U.S. Consulate On Student Visa Services

On July 15th, the U.S. Consulate General will resume visa services for students attending schools in the United States. A spokesperson said, “Students who have a valid I-20 Form, paid the SEVIS fee, and wish to apply for a F, M, or J visa should visit our website and follow the instructions to complete the electronic application. “On the day of... Read more of this article

Photos: C2 Superyacht Visits St. George’s

Photos: C2 Superyacht Visits St. George’s

The 282-foot long super-yacht C2 recently paid a visit to Bermuda, with the luxury vessel seen in St George’s. The SuperYacht Times website said, “The 86m C2 yacht was built in 2008 by Abeking & Rasmussen. She features an exterior design by Reymond Langton and an interior by Reymond Langton. “She cruises at 14 knots and reaches a... Read more of this article

Online Petition: Reintroduce Ashay Programme

Online Petition: Reintroduce Ashay Programme

An online petition aiming to see the ‘Ashay: Rites of Passage Programme’ reintroduced to Bermuda’s schools in order to teach “important lessons in Black history, values, and respect” has garnered more than 5,500 signatures since being launched. Started by Ruth Moran, the petition is addressed to Premier David Burt, Minister of Education Diallo... Read more of this article

National School Survey On Drug Use & Health

National School Survey On Drug Use & Health

The National School Survey on Drug Consumption and Health among middle and senior school students has been completed, Attorney-General Kathy Lynn Simmons said yesterday [July 8] in the Senate “The purpose of the survey was to study changes in the use of legal [from a certain age] and illegal substances; monitor trends in the prevalence and frequency... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: DofE Gold Adventurous Journey

Photos & Video: DofE Gold Adventurous Journey

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in Bermuda announced a new partnership with USail Bermuda. “Through USail, an Approved Activity Provider of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Bermuda, the Award has organised a local water-based Sailing Gold Adventurous Journey to take place August 8th – 11th, 2020 in and around Harrington Sound.... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Airport’s Pond

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Airport’s Pond

Skyport has released the latest episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the airport’s pond. Speaking in the episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Work resumed on the construction site the first week of May once shelter in place was lifted.... Read more of this article

Post Office Update On Overseas Mail Service

Post Office Update On Overseas Mail Service

The Bermuda Post Office provided an update on incoming and outbound mail to Bermuda, saying that while some mail will be arriving on commercial flights ”the timely delivery of outbound international mail from Bermuda to locations within the US, Canada, UK and Europe still cannot be guaranteed at this time.” A BPO spokesperson said, “Our... Read more of this article

Titan Express Emancipation Day Events

Titan Express Emancipation Day Events

Titan Express Ltd. will be hosting a series of virtual events to commemorate Emancipation Day. A spokesperson said, “In Honor of Emancipation/Cupmatch, here are the offerings from Titan Express Ltd.”1. “In Partnership with sponsor, The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs, join The African Bermuda Dispersion Cultural for... Read more of this article

Video: July 9th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: July 9th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Murder victim named, one new confirmed Covid-19 case in Bermuda, monitoring bracelets “will be fitted”, online petition to reinstate Wayne Caines and Zane DeSilva, injured soldier’s family extend their thanks, BNV discussion with Katura Horton-Perinchief, U.S. Consulate donates & expresses gratitude, CURB release 2020 Racial Justice... Read more of this article