Video: PLP Press Conference On Education

Video: PLP Press Conference On Education

“We need a public education system that instills confidence in our parents to trust their children to attend and one that provides the all the facilities and programs necessary for all students to achieve their maximum potential,” PLP Spokesperson for Education Diallo Rabain said. Mr Rabain was speaking at a press conference today [May 29]... Read more of this article

Court: Dr Reddy’s Civil Suit Over Arrest Begins

Court: Dr Reddy’s Civil Suit Over Arrest Begins

[Written by Don Burgess] Calling it a “campaign of unjustified actions,” a civil suit against the Bermuda Police Service began in Court today [May 29], as Dr. Mahesh Reddy seeks redress. Dr. Reddy is the chief medical officer at Bermuda Health Care Services, a clinic owned by former Premier Dr. Ewart Brown. He was arrested and his home was searched... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: May 29 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: May 29 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

Nahki Wells: ‘This Was The Dream Come True’

Nahki Wells: ‘This Was The Dream Come True’

“This was the dream that’s come true today,” Bermudian Nakhi Wells said today [May 29] following Huddersfield Town’s victory over Reading in the Championship Final, which earned his team a promotion into the English Premier League. It went down to the wire, with extra time and penalties — with Wells converting his penalty —... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Report: America’s Cup Day #3

Photos, Video & Report: America’s Cup Day #3

[Updated with videos] Day three of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers was a day in which the five challenging teams; Land Rover BAR, Artemis Racing, SoftBank Team Japan, Groupama Team France and Emirates Team New Zealand, had their chance to enhance their positions on the leaderboard and close the gap on Defenders of the ‘Auld Mug’ and... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Foster Parents Honoured At Tea

Bermuda’s Foster Parents Honoured At Tea

On Sunday May 28th, the Ministry of Social Development & Sports, in conjunction with the Department of Child & Family Services, honoured Bermuda’s foster parents with an Appreciation Tea at the Fairmont Southampton Resort. Certificates and awards were presented to foster parents to highlight the incredible job that they are doing for Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Dr. Ewart Brown: ‘Step To Cripple Our Clinics’

Dr. Ewart Brown: ‘Step To Cripple Our Clinics’

[Updated] “After years of misdirected efforts to close down Bermuda Healthcare Services and Brown-Darrell‎ Clinic, the OBA government has finally come up with a step to cripple our clinics,” Dr. Ewart Brown said today. “In an email dated May 16, 2017, the Bermuda Health Council informed BHCS and Brown-Darrell that, effective June 1, 2017,... Read more of this article


Live Updates: Wells & Huddersfield Promoted!

Live Updates: Wells & Huddersfield Promoted!

[Updating: It went down to the wire, with extra time and penalties -- with Nahki Wells converting his penalty -- and Huddersfield has won and will be promoted to the Premier League! After the game, Nahki showcased his national pride, draping himself in the Bermuda flag in front of over 70,000 fans at Wembley, as he and his team celebrated their victory... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Third Day Of The America’s Cup

Live Updates: Third Day Of The America’s Cup

[Updating] After getting underway on Saturday with thousands attending the America’s Cup Village in Dockyard for the first day of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup, the event is set to continue today [May 29] with three races. We will be bringing you live updates of the event as able, and you can view coverage of the first two days, and all our... Read more of this article

Students Graduate From New England Institute

Students Graduate From New England Institute

The Minister of Home Affairs Patricia Gordon-Pamplin today offered congratulations to the six Bermudian students who recently graduated from the New England Institute of Technology [NEIT] and received funding from the Department of Workforce Development. Barak Bremar, Damani Edwards, Jordan Lawrence, Ashanti Musson-Gibbons, Keri Brangman and Jah-Kaye... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Michael Skinner

Police Confirm Death Of Michael Skinner

The police have confirmed the death of 41-year-old Michael Skinner, who died following a motorcycle collision on Saturday evening on North Shore Road. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 41-year-old Michael Skinner and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Skinner was... Read more of this article

Negotiating Team Will Meet With Teachers Union

Negotiating Team Will Meet With Teachers Union

The Public Service Negotiating Team [PSNT] has agreed to meet with the Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] on Tuesday 6th June, and the “PSNT will make themselves available to meet with the BUT every Tuesday thereafter to ensure progress is made,” the Education Ministry said today. This follows after the BUT held an Emergency Membership Meeting... Read more of this article

New Public Service Commission Regulations

New Public Service Commission Regulations

“I have today brought into effect a new set of regulations, which revoke a number of previous provisions and bring into effect new regulations,” the Governor said this morning [May 29], adding that they “take account of the main concerns that have been expressed to me in relation to the 2016 Regulations while continuing to ensure the... Read more of this article

5th Alpha Beautillion Profile: Garyn Simons

5th Alpha Beautillion Profile: Garyn Simons

In the fifth, and final, in a series of profiles of the young men competing in this year’s Alpha Beautillion, we spotlight Garyn Simons. “Life is very complicated, so don’t try to find the answers. Because when you find answers, life changes the question” – “Balance is not something you find, Balance is something you create.” “These... Read more of this article

Michael Douglas: Long-Time Love Of This Island

Michael Douglas: Long-Time Love Of This Island

“My connection to Bermuda goes back 400 years,” Michael Douglas said, adding that he has a “long-time love of this island.” The Academy Award winning actor on island now, and performed the traditional Bermudian roof wetting to open the America’s Cup Village on Saturday, saying the America’s Cup “is the most... Read more of this article

ClearView Suites & Villas Property For Sale

ClearView Suites & Villas Property For Sale

[Written by Don Burgess] The iconic ClearView Suites & Villas are for sale. The hotel property on Sandy Lane as well as a nature reserve lot on North Shore and a property across the street on Sleepy Hollow are available to be purchased. In total, 22,795 square feet of property across 3.9 developed and undeveloped land is being listed by Rego Sotheby’s... Read more of this article

Ashley’s Lemonade: ‘We Can Dream Big’

Ashley’s Lemonade: ‘We Can Dream Big’

Ashley’s Lemonade — which is run by young Bermudian Ashley Stephens– is one of the vendors operating at the America’s Cup Village, and has created a special drink to offer at the event, combining freshly squeezed lemon and lime with locally grown mint and a pinch of Bermuda sea salt. Already a Bermuda favourite at local events, this... Read more of this article

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

This past weekend saw a 41-year-man killed in a motorcycle collision, the America’s Cup get underway with the opening day on Saturday and Endeavour Day on Sunday, the BPSU’s 65th Anniversary Banquet, the Art Walk in St George’s, Bermuda Onion Day at Carter House, and various other community and sporting events. Links to our weekend... Read more of this article

‘Village Was Great With Amazing Atmosphere’

‘Village Was Great With Amazing Atmosphere’

[Written by Don Burgess] The America’s Cup is off to a fantastic start for the fans. People we spoke to attending the opening day of racing at the America’s Cup Village had a great time with no issues with transportation and vendors. Lisa Whitehead said: “The experience was amazing. I got to the Village on the America’s Cup ferry. Everything... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: PLP Press Conference On Education

Video: PLP Press Conference On Education

“We need a public education system that instills confidence in our parents to trust their children to attend and one that provides the all the facilities and programs necessary for all students to achieve their maximum potential,” PLP Spokesperson for Education Diallo Rabain said. Mr Rabain was speaking at a press conference today [May 29]... Read more of this article

Videos: Condé Nast On “Must-Dos” In Bermuda

Videos: Condé Nast On “Must-Dos” In Bermuda

Condé Nast Traveler has released two videos highlighting the things to see and do in Bermuda, saying that “this archipelago offers blue waters, white sands, and something for every type of traveler.” The video description for ‘A Day in Bermuda’ says, “Today marks the beginning of the America’s Cup in Bermuda—but seeing... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: May 29 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: May 29 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

SPORTS

‘If We Could Go Back, Would Not Penalize’

‘If We Could Go Back, Would Not Penalize’

America’s Cup Race Management [ACRM], the organization that oversees the sporting and competitive rules of the America’s Cup, has announced its perspective on the contentious penalty given to Artemis Racing in race 14 of the first Round Robin stage of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers today [May 29] “As has been seen in the first... Read more of this article

Nahki Wells: ‘This Was The Dream Come True’

Nahki Wells: ‘This Was The Dream Come True’

“This was the dream that’s come true today,” Bermudian Nakhi Wells said today [May 29] following Huddersfield Town’s victory over Reading in the Championship Final, which earned his team a promotion into the English Premier League. It went down to the wire, with extra time and penalties — with Wells converting his penalty —... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Report: America’s Cup Day #3

Photos, Video & Report: America’s Cup Day #3

[Updated with videos] Day three of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers was a day in which the five challenging teams; Land Rover BAR, Artemis Racing, SoftBank Team Japan, Groupama Team France and Emirates Team New Zealand, had their chance to enhance their positions on the leaderboard and close the gap on Defenders of the ‘Auld Mug’ and... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

World Finance Magazine Features Clarien Bank

World Finance Magazine Features Clarien Bank

The Spring 2017 issue of World Finance magazine features an article by Clarien Bank executives Clare Spearing, Head of Private Banking, and Robert Steinhoff, Head of Investment Strategy, on changes in wealth management. Entitled “The evolution of the asset manager”, the article explains that since the financial crisis, more clients are relying on... Read more of this article

ClearView Suites & Villas Property For Sale

ClearView Suites & Villas Property For Sale

[Written by Don Burgess] The iconic ClearView Suites & Villas are for sale. The hotel property on Sandy Lane as well as a nature reserve lot on North Shore and a property across the street on Sleepy Hollow are available to be purchased. In total, 22,795 square feet of property across 3.9 developed and undeveloped land is being listed by Rego Sotheby’s... Read more of this article

Ashley’s Lemonade: ‘We Can Dream Big’

Ashley’s Lemonade: ‘We Can Dream Big’

Ashley’s Lemonade — which is run by young Bermudian Ashley Stephens– is one of the vendors operating at the America’s Cup Village, and has created a special drink to offer at the event, combining freshly squeezed lemon and lime with locally grown mint and a pinch of Bermuda sea salt. Already a Bermuda favourite at local events, this... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Book Signing By Patrice Lynch On Sunday

Book Signing By Patrice Lynch On Sunday

Author Patrice Lynch will host a book signing for the book “He Promised He Would Love Me” on Sunday, June 4 after service at Kingdom Dynamics Bookstore at First Church of God on North Shore Road. A spokesperson said, “Marriage is a beautiful gift from God that comes with many benefits, but how many of us know that as beautiful as it is, it... Read more of this article

Ashley’s Lemonade: ‘We Can Dream Big’

Ashley’s Lemonade: ‘We Can Dream Big’

Ashley’s Lemonade — which is run by young Bermudian Ashley Stephens– is one of the vendors operating at the America’s Cup Village, and has created a special drink to offer at the event, combining freshly squeezed lemon and lime with locally grown mint and a pinch of Bermuda sea salt. Already a Bermuda favourite at local events, this... Read more of this article

‘Village Was Great With Amazing Atmosphere’

‘Village Was Great With Amazing Atmosphere’

[Written by Don Burgess] The America’s Cup is off to a fantastic start for the fans. People we spoke to attending the opening day of racing at the America’s Cup Village had a great time with no issues with transportation and vendors. Lisa Whitehead said: “The experience was amazing. I got to the Village on the America’s Cup ferry. Everything... Read more of this article

ENVIRONMENT

BUEI Talks To Host ‘To The Ends Of The Earth’

BUEI Talks To Host ‘To The Ends Of The Earth’

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] Talks series is getting set to present “To the Ends of the Earth” with Adrian Hayes on Monday, June 12, beginning at 7.30pm. The event poster says, “British record-breaking adventurer, speaker, coach, campaigner and author, Adrian Hayes, details his expeditions to the top, bottom and roof... Read more of this article

NOAA: “Above-Normal” Hurricane Season

NOAA: “Above-Normal” Hurricane Season

Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center say the Atlantic could see “another above-normal hurricane season this year.” For the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, forecasters predict a 45 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 35 percent chance of a near-normal season, and only a... Read more of this article

Greenrock: Bermuda At An “Energy Crossroads”

Greenrock: Bermuda At An “Energy Crossroads”

Greenrock has acknowledged BELCO’s statement, saying that “it comes as no surprise that the existing plant is nearing the end of its life and that BELCO desperately needs to replace it – this was made clear in their 2012 North Power Station plan.” A spokesperson said, “At the same time, the reality of human induced climate... Read more of this article

CRIME

Court: 26-Year-Old Denies Assaulting Woman

Court: 26-Year-Old Denies Assaulting Woman

Appearing in Magistrates Court, 26-year-old Mikhail Butterfield denied that he had unlawfully assaulted a woman and had stolen her cellphone and wallet. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo ordered that Butterfield was to be held in custody until 14th June when he will appear for mention. [Note: Due to legal reasons there are very specific rules about commenting... Read more of this article

17-Year-Old Moved From ICU To General Ward

17-Year-Old Moved From ICU To General Ward

The 17-year-old male who was injured in a shooting on Friday night [May 19] in the North Shore/ Glebe Road area has been transferred from the ICU to a general ward at the hospital. Yesterday, police spokesperson said, “At last check earlier this morning [May 26th] the 17-year-old male shot and injured around 11:15pm Friday, May 19th in the North... Read more of this article

Court: 36-Year-Old Denies Assault & Threat

Court: 36-Year-Old Denies Assault & Threat

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 36-year-old man denied uttering threatening words and assaulting a woman. Damany Burchall pleaded not guilty to uttering threatening words to a woman, with the Court hearing he allegedly said to her: “I’m going to f***** kill you. Just take me to jail.” Burchall also denied unlawfully assaulting the same woman. Burchall... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Digicel Launches Island-Wide LTE Service

Digicel Launches Island-Wide LTE Service

Digicel said that today [May 25] they officially switched on their  ”LTE network delivering a world of innovation and superfast data speeds to its customers,  just in time to stage the world’s most famous sailing event, the America’s Cup.” “LTE brings a whole new experience to our customers. High quality video calling and streaming on the go, superior... Read more of this article

NBC Sports To Show Over 40 Hours Of AC

NBC Sports To Show Over 40 Hours Of AC

NBC Sports Group will present more than 40 hours of coverage of the 2017 America’s Cup from Bermuda across NBC, NBCSN and the NBC Sports app, beginning this Friday, May 26, with coverage of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on NBCSN. NBCSN and the NBC Sports app will provide comprehensive coverage of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers and Challenger... Read more of this article

Go Behind Scenes With Virtual Reality AC Videos

Go Behind Scenes With Virtual Reality AC Videos

As the Official Healthcare Partner of SoftBank Team Japan – the Japanese Challenger for the America’s Cup –Argus is launching three virtual reality [VR] videos to give the community a behind the scenes look at SoftBank Team Japan as they prepare for the America’s Cup race. The VR videos were produced by UK-based Parable VR in partnership with The Gild. The... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Police Confirm Death Of Michael Skinner

Police Confirm Death Of Michael Skinner

The police have confirmed the death of 41-year-old Michael Skinner, who died following a motorcycle collision on Saturday evening on North Shore Road. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 41-year-old Michael Skinner and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Skinner was... Read more of this article

Motorcycle Rider Dies Following Collision

Motorcycle Rider Dies Following Collision

[Updated] The police have confirmed that a “fatal motorcycle crash” occurred on North Shore Road in Devonshire, near Bandroom Lane. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 11.41pm: The police said the motorcycle rider who died following this evening’s collision is believed to be a 41-year-old Pembroke... Read more of this article

Motorcycle & Truck Collision In Somerset

Motorcycle & Truck Collision In Somerset

[Updated] A collision involving a truck and a motorcycle took place late this evening [May 27] on Somerset Road. Emergency personnel responded to the scene, and the road was blocked temporarily blocked while they attended to the scene. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update May 28, 7.04pm: A police spokesperson said,... Read more of this article