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‘The Adventures Of Raz’ Awarded $5,000 Grant

‘The Adventures Of Raz’ Awarded $5,000 Grant

Tashel Bean, the creator of Bermuda’s first full-length animated series, “The Adventures of Raz”, has been awarded a $5,000 grant by the Bermuda Arts Council to assist with the local distribution of the series. “I am eternally grateful to the Bermuda Arts Council for their support of the arts,” Mr Bean said.“With this assistance, I can... Read more of this article

Radiance & Sunrise To Visit Bermuda In 2020

Radiance & Sunrise To Visit Bermuda In 2020

Both the Carnival Radiance and Carnival Sunrise cruise ships will visit Bermuda in 2020, Carnival Corporation has announced. The company said that following a $200 million dry dock in Spain, Carnival Radiance will debut in April 2020, first sailing in Europe before making a 13-day trans-Atlantic crossing to New York in June 2020, positioning the vessel... Read more of this article

Video: Nov 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

The Government and RMI sign MOU for developing a strategy to transition to an electric bus fleet and identify renewable energy projects, Fairmont Southampton is now “dog friendly”. Carnival Radiance and Carnival Sunrise cruise ships will visit Bermuda in 2020, bunch of infested imported bananas removed from grocery stores, local church... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Nov 14 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 14 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

Bermuda Team Named For El Salvador Game

Bermuda Team Named For El Salvador Game

Nahki Wells, Reggie Lambe, Willie Clemons, Zeiko Lewis, Dante Leverock and Osagi Bascome are among those named to the Bermuda National football team that will play against El Salvador this Friday [Nov 16] at 8:00pm in the Concacaf Nations League Qualifying Round Match at the National Sports Center. Bermuda’s team, as announced by the BFA, will include... Read more of this article

‘Bunch Of Imported Bananas That Were Infested’

‘Bunch Of Imported Bananas That Were Infested’

Yesterday the Plant Protection Section was “alerted to a bunch of imported bananas that were infested with two pests, scale and mealybug,” and the “infested fruit has been removed from the shelves of grocery stores and confiscated as a result of these insect pests.” Following this, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton Is Now ‘Dog Friendly’

Fairmont Southampton Is Now ‘Dog Friendly’

Fairmont Southampton said that effective November 1st, they are “dog friendly,” adding that “for an additional $50 per pet per night Fairmont Southampton offers canine welcome amenities that include: dog treat, food & water bowls, pet waste disposal bags and a dog bed for a good night sleep.” “This comes after successful... Read more of this article

Video: MOU, Electric Buses, Renewable Energy

Video: MOU, Electric Buses, Renewable Energy

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban is holding a press conference this afternoon [Nov 14] regarding what the Ministry said was an “exciting energy partnership.” We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update 4.05pm: The Government and Rocky Mountain Institute [RMI] signed an MOU... Read more of this article

Official Opening Of Outdoor Fitness Equipment

Official Opening Of Outdoor Fitness Equipment

Earlier today [Nov 14], the Minister of Health Kim Wilson officially opened the Mullet Bay Park outdoor fitness equipment in St George’sA Government spokesperson said, “In July 2017, the Department of Health launched the Bermuda 50 Million Steps Challenge. It was an opportunity for residents to improve their health while having fun at the... Read more of this article

Local Church Channels Added To Digicel TV

Local Church Channels Added To Digicel TV

Kingdom Dynamics TV, broadcast by the First Church of God, and the Seventh Day Adventist channel have been added to Digicel’s TV channel line-up, the company said today. “This is the first time the two channels will be available to view in HD,” the company noted. “Additionally CEEN TV has also been added to the line-up and the channel,... Read more of this article

Kristin Burt Unveils Nine ‘Community Libraries’

Kristin Burt Unveils Nine ‘Community Libraries’

Kristin Burt recently unveiled community libraries to a room full of students and young children in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the PLP’s first victory in 1998. A PLP spokesperson said, “On Monday, wife of the Party Leader, Mrs. Kristin Burt unveiled nine community libraries to a room full of students and young children in commemoration... Read more of this article

Meetings In Boston On Govt’s Debt Refinancing

Meetings In Boston On Govt’s Debt Refinancing

Premier David Burt, Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson, Financial Secretary Anthony Manders, and HSBC Bermuda Head of Corporate Banking Neville Grant are ‘on the road’ in Boston, speaking to investors regarding the Government’s debt refinancing. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “On the road in Boston with Finance Minister... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Speech Noticeable For What It Left Out’

OBA: ‘Speech Noticeable For What It Left Out’

 “As I said previously, there is a lot in the Throne Speech that the One Bermuda Alliance welcomes, however when we look at it closely, the Speech was most noticeable for what it left out,” OBA Leader Craig Cannonier said. “Here is an example: Bermuda is facing some serious external threats, but there was hardly a mention of them or how... Read more of this article