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BIFF To Focus On Bermudians In Film Industry

BIFF To Focus On Bermudians In Film Industry

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] will open this year’s festival with a focus on Bermudian actors, directors and producers. Four events will take place on Sunday, March 10 and Monday, March 11 in the Tradewinds Auditorium of the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. On the festival’s opening day at 4 pm, Bermuda itself takes centre... Read more of this article

OBA Leader & Minister On Blame, Jobs & More

OBA Leader & Minister On Blame, Jobs & More

“The Premier’s attempt to play the blame game over jobs that have failed to materialise is an act of desperation,” OBA Leader Craig Cannonier said, while Minister Jamahl Simmons said the “Opposition seems more interested in attacking the Government than in standing up for the Bermudians who have seen their dreams of jobs with this... Read more of this article

New Book: Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda

New Book: Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda

Dr. Kuni Frith has released a second book titled Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda, with the author saying that “the inspiration for my second book was largely driven by appeals from the community for additional information on how to combat health issues without the use of over the counter drugs made by the pharmaceutical industry.” Dr.... Read more of this article

Video: February 19 Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: February 19 Bernews Morning Newsflash

Bernews will host a ‘Pre-Budget Panel Discussion’ today, Skyport launches Bermudian kite design contest, Dept of Education is “taking action” about concerns about potential mold at T.N. Tatem Middle School, Corporation of St George’s held a Town Hall meeting, BIFF will open this year’s festival with a focus on Bermudians in... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Visit Island’s Newest Soldiers

Premier & Minister Visit Island’s Newest Soldiers

The Premier and National Security Minister visited the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s latest intake of recruits. Premier David Burt and Minister Wayne Caines toured Warwick Camp and visited the new soldiers as they got to grips with military life on their second day of training. Premier Burt told the troops as he and Minister Caines dropped in on a classroom... Read more of this article

One Hour Video: St George’s Town Hall Meeting

One Hour Video: St George’s Town Hall Meeting

The Corporation of St George’s is holding a Town Hall meeting this evening [Feb 18] to discuss the “future of the Town as proposed in the Municipalities Reform 2019 Consultation Document,” and you can tune in and watch live below. The meeting follows after Government announced public consultation regarding the future of Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: February 18 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: February 18 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

Education Dept Addresses T.N. Tatem Concerns

Education Dept Addresses T.N. Tatem Concerns

The Department of Education [DOE] is taking action after being notified that students and staff at the T.N. Tatem Middle School have shared concerns about potential mold in some parts of the building. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Education [DOE] has been notified that students and staff at the T.N. Tatem Middle School have shared concerns... Read more of this article

Contest: Design Kites To Hang In New Airport

Contest: Design Kites To Hang In New Airport

Aecon and Skyport are launching a contest to design Bermudian kites, with the winning designs set to “be incorporated into actual kites that will be suspended from the ceilings in the new terminal.” “Open to the entire Bermuda community, kite designs are being sought from residents of any age – from school children, professionals,... Read more of this article

Bluck’s of Bermuda Store Closes After 175 Years

Bluck’s of Bermuda Store Closes After 175 Years

After 175 years of operation, the Bluck’s of Bermuda store has closed its doors, saying the “closure of Bluck’s is a sign of the times” as “business has decreased and the costs of doing business have increased.” A KPMG spokesperson said, “Michael Morrison and Charles Thresh, both of KPMG Advisory Limited, were appointed... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dr. Reddy Appreciation Lunch

Photos & Video: Dr. Reddy Appreciation Lunch

Patients of Dr. Mahesh Reddy, the Medical Director at Bermuda HealthCares Services, came out to express their gratitude during an Appreciation Luncheon held in his honour at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall on Thursday. Organisers of the event said they “received over 100 responses to their invitation to attend the luncheon, however they were overwhelmed... Read more of this article

Review: Chaka Khan Lights Up Bermuda Festival

Review: Chaka Khan Lights Up Bermuda Festival

[Written by Vejay Steede] First thing’s first; Chaka Khan is a Goddess. She is a criminally underrated vocalist whose voice can deliver primal screams with the same unflinching mastery as it delivers melodic lullaby hums. She is, in a word, magnificent. Now don’t get me wrong; those of us who know her power certainly consider Chaka a legend. The... Read more of this article

Bermuda Principles Foundation Education Day

Bermuda Principles Foundation Education Day

Bermuda Principles Foundation Fund, a non-profit initiative of the Bermuda Community Foundation, has announced that the final day of this year’s international science conference, held at Fairmont Southampton, will be open to the public. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Principles Impact Conference series has become an annual fixture in both... Read more of this article