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Photos: Government Meet With BIU Officials

Photos: Government Meet With BIU Officials

Members of the Government recently met with the BIU, with the Government posting the photos below online and saying, “Premier David Burt, Minister Walter Roban, Minister David Burch and Attorney-General Kathy Simmons met with Bermuda Industrial Union officials recently.” Related StoriesMinister Foggo Updates On Union Negotiations PLP:... Read more of this article

‘Making The Safety Of Our Children A Priority’

‘Making The Safety Of Our Children A Priority’

Jonathan Jon Cumberbatch — a 55-year-old convicted child sex offender — is to be released from prison today, with the Government previously issuing a public notification and a number of groups noting their support for the Government’s decision to notify the public, while expressing concern about Cumberbatch being released and saying the safety... Read more of this article

Govt Will Revise Height Restrictions In Hamilton

Govt Will Revise Height Restrictions In Hamilton

Government will revise height restrictions in the Hamilton Economic Empowerment Zone for residential and mixed-use development, Premier David Burt in the 2018/19 Budget, with the Government also set to relax condominium ownership restrictions for approved developments. In addition, Government will temporarily increase land tax rates on commercial properties... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host New Cyber-Risk Conference

Bermuda To Host New Cyber-Risk Conference

A new Bermudian edition of a successful North American cyber-risk conference will be held later this year, the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] has announced. The inaugural International Cyber Risk Management Conference [ICRMC] Bermuda, presented by Canada’s MSA Research Inc, will take place December 6–7 at the Hamilton Princess & Beach... Read more of this article

Bermudian Student Killed In United Kingdom

Bermudian Student Killed In United Kingdom

Nottinghamshire police have launched a murder investigation after 17-year-old Bermudian student Lyrico Steede died after suffering serious injuries after being attacked in Bulwell. A statement from the Nottinghamshire Police in the UK said, “A 17-year-old who suffered serious injuries in a stabbing in Bulwell last week has died. “Lyrico... Read more of this article

Video: February 21 Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: February 21 Bernews Morning Newsflash

UK police confirm death of 17-year-old Lyrico Steede following an attack in England, 115 people visit KEMH last month due to road traffic accidents,  William Spriggs appointed new Director of Economic & Cooperative Development, Bermuda hosting genetic research conference, Al Seymour Sr. to host exhibition of his work at Masterworks, Paget... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Caines On Cryptocurrency

Video: Minister Caines On Cryptocurrency

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines was interviewed at Fintech World’s: Blue Chip ICO’s Road Show at The Harvard Club, New York City, with the Minister discussing blockchain and cryptocurrency. “This is an opportunity to Bermuda to diversify,” Minister Caines said. “Blockchain technology is now enveloping the world and and... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: February 20 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: February 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

Collaborative Study Of Bermuda’s Tank Water

Collaborative Study Of Bermuda’s Tank Water

Human health risks associated with drinking local tank water could be significantly reduced through increased public awareness of tank water as raw water and the adoption of appropriate disinfection procedures. According to the Government, that was one of the key findings of a new collaborative study examining the challenges facing Bermuda’s water... Read more of this article

Limited Access During Repair Work On Docks

Limited Access During Repair Work On Docks

Stevedoring Services Limited [SSL] executives have alerted shippers and importers that “urgent repairs” to the Corporation of Hamilton City Dock asphalt surface will take place from February 23 to February 25. “Access to the docks will be restricted for the duration of the dock roadworks, however extended access hours on Thursday,... Read more of this article

Economic & Cooperative Development Director

Economic & Cooperative Development Director

Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons announced the appointment of Mr. William Spriggs as Bermuda’s new Director of Economic and Cooperative Development. Saying it was “in alignment with the Government’s agenda to expand entrepreneurship, create greater and fairer access to funding for entrepreneurs, remove red tape and... Read more of this article

Photos: Paget Primary Black History Museums

Photos: Paget Primary Black History Museums

Paget Primary School students and teachers transformed some of their classrooms into Black History Museums today [Feb 20], celebrating Black Bermudians who have made contributions to the Island, with visitors including family members, friends, school groups and seniors. Honorees being celebrated included Randolph Furbert, Dale Butler, Malachi Jones,... Read more of this article

50 Delegates To Attend Genetic Conference

50 Delegates To Attend Genetic Conference

Scientists and researchers from around the world are gathering in Bermuda this week for the second edition of a conference exploring the field of genetic research. Premier David Burt will officially open “Bermuda Principles: Impact on Splicing” Wednesday evening at the Fairmont Southampton. The conference, which runs through Saturday, has registered... Read more of this article