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Sports Centre Urges People To Obey Rules

Sports Centre Urges People To Obey Rules

People using the National Sports Centre are being urged to obey the rules to help stop the facilities being damaged – or even people being injured. Staff said say they consistently see problems, from sprinkler systems being moved, to people taking dogs into the area and even trucks being driven over the field. “We don’t want to stop people... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Burt On Social Insurance Reform

Video: Premier Burt On Social Insurance Reform

A receptionist who makes $40,000 a year paying the exact same amount to the social insurance system as the CEO who makes $40,000 a month is “unfair,” Premier David Burt said, explaining that they plan to bring the system “into line with other systems in the world, where they pay on a percentage of their income.” Premier Burt,... Read more of this article

Video: King On ‘Saving’ Actress In Bermuda

Video: King On ‘Saving’ Actress In Bermuda

Appearing on the ABC television programme Good Morning America, actress Regina King recounted the time a few years ago she ‘saved’ her fellow actress Gabrielle Union from drowning in Bermuda, while the pair were out snorkeling and encountered a jellyfish. During a broadcast last week, Good Morning America showed the Gabrielle Union tweet... Read more of this article

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

This past weekend saw the Bermuda U14 football team defeat Cuba 2-1 in the Caribbean Football Union Challenge Series, the Eastern County Cricket Game, the Bermuda Anglers Club Junior Fishing Tournament, the Appreciation Party for St. Georgian’s at Tobacco Bay, the Lepercq Memorial Martial Arts tournament and various other community and sporting... Read more of this article

Column: Govt Revenue Up & Spending Down

Column: Govt Revenue Up & Spending Down

[Opinion column written by Junior Minister of Finance Wayne Furbert] After completing one of the longest Parliamentary sessions in history, it was very rewarding to hear the good economic news from the Premier on Friday.Government Revenues are up. Government spending is down. The deficit is down by 24%. Visitor air arrivals are up. Employment in the... Read more of this article

BELCO Ordered To Pay Distributed Generators

BELCO Ordered To Pay Distributed Generators

[Updated] BELCO has been ordered by the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda [the Authority] to pay all distributed generators for the electricity they feed-in to the BELCO grid according to RA officials. A spokesperson said, “Until now, some consumers who feed-in their excess power from distributed generation to BELCO’s grid have not yet been paid.... Read more of this article

Video: Summer Block Party For St. Georgian’s

Video: Summer Block Party For St. Georgian’s

Tobacco Bay Beach hosted a block party this afternoon [Aug 19], promoted as a “Summer Appreciation Party for St. Georgian’s”.For those that had proof of St. George’s residency, there were free hot dogs, chicken tenders, hamburgers, fries, and drink specials. Organisers said it was a kid friendly event and there were to be giveaways... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Jr. Fishing Tournament Weigh-In

Photos & Video: Jr. Fishing Tournament Weigh-In

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Anglers Club Junior Fishing Tournament is being held this afternoon [Aug 19] with prizes up for grabs in several categories for boys and girls, which include fishing from the shore or from a boat and using a rod and reel or hand line.After a day of fishing, the young anglers made their way to the weigh-in at 3.00pm... Read more of this article

Audio: BHC/Grand Atlantic Discussion In Senate

Audio: BHC/Grand Atlantic Discussion In Senate

The Bermuda Housing Amendment Act 2018 — which relates to the Grand Atlantic development — passed in the Senate this week, with the Bill having already passed in the House. The Bill seeks to amend the Bermuda Housing Act 1980 in relation to the powers of the Bermuda Housing Corporation to “provide statutory exemptions from stamp duty... Read more of this article

Video: Minister & Richards At Blockchain Futurist

Video: Minister & Richards At Blockchain Futurist

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines and Kevin Richards from the Bermuda Business Development Agency spoke with the Cube’s John Furrier at the Blockchain Futurist Conference, which was held on August 15th and 16th in Toronto, Canada. Minister Caines discussed topics including regulation and the digital asset legislation, while Mr Richards... Read more of this article

Bermuda U14 Football Team Defeat Cuba 2-1

Bermuda U14 Football Team Defeat Cuba 2-1

Bermuda secured a thrilling come from behind victory over Cuba as the Under 14 Caribbean Football Union Challenge Series got underway. Bermuda’s starting line up included Milai Perott, Zakao Hart, Naji Bean, Mason Robinson, Eijaz Shakir, Deniche Hill, Camaje Easton-Smith, Keyni Mills, La Zai Outerbridge, Sincere Hall, and Ahtaio Burgess; while the... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Aug 19th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Aug 19th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

There was no shortage of good news this week, especially in the athletic genre, with Christian Ebbin winning the British Sailing Nationals, a motorcade welcoming home Bermuda’s championship-winning football team, Antonio Warner winning his division at the COTECC Junior Tennis Tournament in St. Lucia, and Zeiko Lewis scoring for HK Kopavogur in... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Cleveland County Defeats Flatts

Photos & Video: Cleveland County Defeats Flatts

Cleveland County defeated Flatts Victoria by five wickets, retaining the Eastern County Cup today [Aug 18] at the Sea Breeze Oval in Bailey’s Bay. The 4-minute live video replay is below:Flatts Victoria won the toss and elected to bat first and were bowled out for 129. Flatts Victoria were in trouble at 29/3, when Kamau Leverock was out for... Read more of this article