30 Minute Video: ZBM Evening News For Jan 20

30 Minute Video: ZBM Evening News For Jan 20

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

Minister Baron In Jamaica For Official Events

Minister Baron In Jamaica For Official Events

The Minister of National Security Jeff Baron, is currently in Jamaica representing Bermuda at a series of events in the region. Tomorrow, Saturday, January 21, Minister Baron will be attending the funeral of Hazel Dalley in Montego Bay. And on behalf of the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] Minister Baron will deliver a tribute at the funeral honouring Ms.... Read more of this article

Airport Blue Ribbon Panel Terms Of Reference

Airport Blue Ribbon Panel Terms Of Reference

The Ministry of Finance today [Jan 20] released the Terms of Reference for the Blue Ribbon Panel, which is currently reviewing the Airport Redevelopment Project. “The terms of reference sets out the objective, background, scope, deliverables and timing of this review,” the Ministry said. “This Blue Ribbon Panel will provide an additional... Read more of this article

9 Beaches Occupants Being Evicted Today

9 Beaches Occupants Being Evicted Today

[Updated] The Police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service, and BELCO are on scene this afternoon at the 9 Beaches property in the west end, and it appears that evictions are taking place. Further details are limited at this time, however we update as able. Update 1.37pm: A BLDC spokesperson said, “Bermuda Land Development Company Limited [BLDC]... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To Mattress Fire At 9 Beaches

BFRS Respond To Mattress Fire At 9 Beaches

At approximately 11:13am today [Jan 20], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a “dwelling on fire at #2 Daniel’s Head Lane, the Nine Beaches property with smoke and flames visible.” The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded with two vehicles staffed with 9 personnel.“Fire Service spokesperson Staff Officer... Read more of this article

BFA Announce Bermuda’s Football Team

BFA Announce Bermuda’s Football Team

The Bermuda Football Association announced the Bermuda team for Sunday’s international friendly game against Canada at the National Sports Center.“The twenty men squad consists of a blend of experienced players from Bermuda’s recent World Cup and CFU Cup campaigns and members of the U20 Team that will represent Bermuda in the Concacaf... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Rescued Ninah Crew Arrive Home

Photos/Video: Rescued Ninah Crew Arrive Home

Crew members from the damaged and abandoned 75ft vessel ‘Ninah’ arrived on the island this morning [Jan 20] after being rescued at sea and picked up by the merchant vessel ‘Hercules Leader’. The Bermuda Maritime Operations Center previously said that ‘Ninah’ was damaged yesterday after being struck by a wave approximately 250 miles... Read more of this article


Bermuda To Host New Insurance Conference

Bermuda To Host New Insurance Conference

Bermuda is set to host a new insurance market conference this spring, catering to sophisticated buyers for major hospital systems, long-term care facilities, physicians groups and health benefits and services providers from North American healthcare markets. Sponsored by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), the Bermuda Healthcare Forum, scheduled... Read more of this article

Event On Saturday To Support Women’s March

Event On Saturday To Support Women’s March

The Women’s March will take place in Washington D.C. tomorrow [Jan 21], which is expected to draw thousands of people to the event, with more than 600 sister marches are taking place across the globe, including Bermuda. The Bermuda Business and Professional Women’s Association [BPW] expressed their support for the event, with a local contingent... Read more of this article

Video: Introducing The AC Grinding Challenge

Video: Introducing The AC Grinding Challenge

This week’s ‘Minute with Mikaela’ introduces the Americas Cup Community Grinding Challenge, which will see people test their strength and agility, with those with the best times to be invited to compete in the finals. During the Minute, Mikaela Pearman said, “With the America’s Cup just a few months away, there’s... Read more of this article

Man In Critical Condition In ICU After Collision

Man In Critical Condition In ICU After Collision

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a motorcycle crash on Harrington Sound Road tonight [Jan 19], with the rider being transported to hospital, where he is currently in the Intensive Care Unit in critical condition. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:40pm on Thursday, January 19th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported... Read more of this article

Crew Recovered After Wave Damages Vessel

Crew Recovered After Wave Damages Vessel

[Updated] Early this morning the 75ft vessel ‘Ninah’ was damaged after being struck by a wave approximately 250 miles southwest of Bermuda, and the six crew onboard — which include Bermudians — declared a Mayday and indicated their intention to abandon the vessel. The merchant vessel ‘Hercules Leader’ arrived on scene and all crew... Read more of this article

Clarien & BHC Offering Mortgage Programme

Clarien & BHC Offering Mortgage Programme

Clarien Bank and the Bermuda Housing Corporation [BHC] announced they are to “partner in an innovative new programme to enable more Bermudians to own their own homes.” “Under the HomeStart programme, Clarien is making $25 million worth of new mortgages available with up to 100% financing available to existing BHC tenants or clients... Read more of this article

One Hour Video: BBBS Thank Your Mentor Day

One Hour Video: BBBS Thank Your Mentor Day

January is Mentoring Month, and today [Jan 19] Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda commemorated the occasion by hosting a “Thank Your Mentor” event on the steps of City Hall, where the Big Sister and Big Brother of the Year were announced.During this event the audience heard powerful messages from ‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’ in... Read more of this article

Music Video: Violinist Showcases Bermuda

Music Video: Violinist Showcases Bermuda

Bermuda has been showcased by violinist Sally Potterton as she uses the island as a backdrop to her talents in playing ‘Clean Bandit’ at Admiralty Park. In posting the video, Ms. Potterton said, “As a musician I get to travel and work in some amazing parts of the world. One of the most incredible places I’ve ever been lucky enough... Read more of this article

CURB: ‘Why We Need Truth & Reconciliation’

CURB: ‘Why We Need Truth & Reconciliation’

“Too many people in Bermuda know little or nothing about the deep, historical roots of today’s inequalities or the history of the fight for freedom and equality,” CURB said, adding that “this lack of historical knowledge is detrimental to the Black community and to the people of Bermuda as a whole.” Earlier this month, Citizens... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm Death Of 62-Yr-Old Terry Simmons

BPS Confirm Death Of 62-Yr-Old Terry Simmons

[Updated] The police have confirmed that a 62-year-old man has died following a collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish early this morning. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:40am today, Thursday January 19th, police and first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: ZBM Evening News For Jan 20

30 Minute Video: ZBM Evening News For Jan 20

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

Photos/Video: Rescued Ninah Crew Arrive Home

Photos/Video: Rescued Ninah Crew Arrive Home

Crew members from the damaged and abandoned 75ft vessel ‘Ninah’ arrived on the island this morning [Jan 20] after being rescued at sea and picked up by the merchant vessel ‘Hercules Leader’. The Bermuda Maritime Operations Center previously said that ‘Ninah’ was damaged yesterday after being struck by a wave approximately 250 miles... Read more of this article

Video: Introducing The AC Grinding Challenge

Video: Introducing The AC Grinding Challenge

This week’s ‘Minute with Mikaela’ introduces the Americas Cup Community Grinding Challenge, which will see people test their strength and agility, with those with the best times to be invited to compete in the finals. During the Minute, Mikaela Pearman said, “With the America’s Cup just a few months away, there’s... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Bermuda’s Dale Eve Joins Ilkeston Football Club

Bermuda’s Dale Eve Joins Ilkeston Football Club

Bermudian Dale Eve has joined the Ilkeston Football Club, and is set to join the squad for their home game against Corby Town tomorrow. In making the announcement today, Ilkeston said, “21-year-old Bermudian Eve started playing football for his local Club Dandy Town, before moving to England to play for Derby County’s youth team. “He... Read more of this article

BFA Announce Bermuda’s Football Team

BFA Announce Bermuda’s Football Team

The Bermuda Football Association announced the Bermuda team for Sunday’s international friendly game against Canada at the National Sports Center.“The twenty men squad consists of a blend of experienced players from Bermuda’s recent World Cup and CFU Cup campaigns and members of the U20 Team that will represent Bermuda in the Concacaf... Read more of this article

BFA Office Open This Weekend For Ticket Sales

BFA Office Open This Weekend For Ticket Sales

The Bermuda Football Association [BFA] office will be open to sell tickets for the Bermuda vs Canada match on Saturday, January 21 at 1.00pm – 5.00pm and on Sunday, January 22 at 10.00am – 4.00pm. Bermuda is set to take on Canada in an international friendly football match at the National Sports Centre on Sunday, January 22.Kickoff time will be... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

The Black Collective Market Returns For Winter

The Black Collective Market Returns For Winter

The Black Collective will host a series of vendor markets during the winter months at the Verandah at 135 Front Street. Beginning in 2016, the group hosted the inaugural African Rhythms Extravaganza and Fashion Show at the Pembroke Community Centre. This was followed by the Saturday Vendor Markets, which took place Saturdays from July to the end of... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host New Insurance Conference

Bermuda To Host New Insurance Conference

Bermuda is set to host a new insurance market conference this spring, catering to sophisticated buyers for major hospital systems, long-term care facilities, physicians groups and health benefits and services providers from North American healthcare markets. Sponsored by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), the Bermuda Healthcare Forum, scheduled... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Jan 19 2017

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Jan 19 2017

January 19 saw 9,436 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $227,004.00 BD. 5,659 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing even at $31.50 per share, while another 1,300 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing up 3.2% at $4.54 per share. 1,877 shares were traded by BF&M Ltd, closing at an even $20.50... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Music Video: Violinist Showcases Bermuda

Music Video: Violinist Showcases Bermuda

Bermuda has been showcased by violinist Sally Potterton as she uses the island as a backdrop to her talents in playing ‘Clean Bandit’ at Admiralty Park. In posting the video, Ms. Potterton said, “As a musician I get to travel and work in some amazing parts of the world. One of the most incredible places I’ve ever been lucky enough... Read more of this article

‘King Of The Hype’ Event Set For February 4

‘King Of The Hype’ Event Set For February 4

‘Kings of the Hype Part 2′ is set to take place on Saturday, February 4, giving performing artists the opportunity to “prove who is the king of the hype.” A spokesperson said, “For as long as we can remember, Bermuda’s dancehall reggae scene has always had a “King Sound” which is a sound that can entertain the crowd,... Read more of this article

Public Encouraged To Vote: America’s Cup Band

Public Encouraged To Vote: America’s Cup Band

Close to 50 entertainers auditioned over the weekend to be a member of The Band, which will play at various events during the 35th America’s Cup. The open auditions were held on Saturday, January 14 in the Earl Cameron Theatre beginning at 9:30am and were open to members of the public 16 and up. The majority of the contestants had pre-registered,... Read more of this article

ENVIRONMENT

NASA & NOAA: 2016 Warmest Year On Record

NASA & NOAA: 2016 Warmest Year On Record

Earth’s 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and NOAA, marking the third year in a row to set a new record for global average surface temperatures. “Globally-averaged temperatures in 2016 were 1.78 degrees Fahrenheit [0.99 degrees Celsius] warmer than... Read more of this article

Dolphin Quest Earns Humane Certification

Dolphin Quest Earns Humane Certification

American Humane, the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare, has granted Dolphin Quest its Humane Certified seal after it passed a rigorous third-party audit. Dolphin Quest, with locations in Oahu, Hawaii, and Bermuda, joins a group of fewer than a dozen institutions worldwide to earn the program’s seal. A spokesperson said, “The American... Read more of this article

Garden Club Helps Clean Up Before Marathon

Garden Club Helps Clean Up Before Marathon

Members of the Garden Club of Bermuda cleaned up part of the race route before the start of the Bermuda Marathon Weekend, and in addition, the Garden Club made a donation of $5,000 to Keep Bermuda Beautiful. For several years, Garden Club members have donned their gardening gloves and come out to do a KBB litter cleanup in advance of the Bermuda Marathon... Read more of this article

CRIME

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening Words

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening Words

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 50-year-old man pleaded guilty to uttering threatening words and using threatening behavior towards an employee at the Salvation Army Harbour Light facility. Stanley Davis pleaded guilty to two charges of uttering threatening words and one charge of using threatening behavior towards another man who was an employee... Read more of this article

Court: Two Men Charged With Assaulting Man

Court: Two Men Charged With Assaulting Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court, two men were charged with assaulting another man with the intent to do grievous bodily harm. 31-year-old Jahki Dillas and 33-year-old Dejean Smith were charged with unlawfully assaulting another man with the intent to do grievous bodily harm. Dillas alone was charged with unlawfully assaulting the man. Both charges stem... Read more of this article

Burglary: Power Tools Stolen From Parks Dept

Burglary: Power Tools Stolen From Parks Dept

The police are advising the public to be wary of anyone attempting to sell outdoor power tools following a burglary at the Department of Parks facility in the Botanical Gardens over the weekend in which a number of power tools were stolen. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9.00am on Monday, January 16th police received a report of a burglary... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Advanced Services Finds Home At Connectech

Advanced Services Finds Home At Connectech

Connectech has welcomed Advanced Services to the Connectech community. Operated by husband and wife team George and Ritu Botelho, Advanced Services has been providing web development and hosting, graphic design and online marketing services since 2008. Until last fall, the couple based their business out of a home office, But the arrival of a second child and the need... Read more of this article

XL Catlin Appoints Dr. Karna: Chief Data Officer

XL Catlin Appoints Dr. Karna: Chief Data Officer

XL Catlin announced today [Jan 17] the appointment of Dr. Henna A. Karna as Chief Data Officer. Dr. Karna, who will start with the Company later this month and report to XL’s Chief Platform Officer, Myron Hendry, has more than 20 years of experience in leading data-driven, digital innovation and positive disruption within the insurance industry. Dr. Karna’s unique... Read more of this article

’95% Of Clients With Active Domain Back Online’

’95% Of Clients With Active Domain Back Online’

The Registrar General’s office has been responding to clients whose domain services were interrupted, have 95% of clients with an active domain name back online and “once all domains are properly registered, it is expected that the automatic email notifications will provide all domain registrants with adequate notice to submit their payments when required,”... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

BFRS Respond To Mattress Fire At 9 Beaches

BFRS Respond To Mattress Fire At 9 Beaches

At approximately 11:13am today [Jan 20], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a “dwelling on fire at #2 Daniel’s Head Lane, the Nine Beaches property with smoke and flames visible.” The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded with two vehicles staffed with 9 personnel.“Fire Service spokesperson Staff Officer... Read more of this article

Two Men Remain In ICU After Separate Collisions

Two Men Remain In ICU After Separate Collisions

The 37-year-old man injured in a motorcycle crash on Harrington Sound Road on January 19th is stable condition in the ICU, while the 18-year-old man injured in a collision in Smiths on December 30th also remains in stable condition in the ICU. A police spokesperson said, “At last check earlier today [Friday, January 20th] the 37-year-old Paget... Read more of this article

Man In Critical Condition In ICU After Collision

Man In Critical Condition In ICU After Collision

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a motorcycle crash on Harrington Sound Road tonight [Jan 19], with the rider being transported to hospital, where he is currently in the Intensive Care Unit in critical condition. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:40pm on Thursday, January 19th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported... Read more of this article