30 Minute Video: Jan 25 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 25 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: Jan 24... Read more of this article

Butterfield Increases Scholarship To $30,000

Butterfield Increases Scholarship To $30,000

Butterfield has increased its Bermuda Undergraduate Scholarship award to $30,000, and noted that applications are now open. A spokesperson said, “Butterfield has increased its Bermuda Undergraduate Scholarship award to US$30,000, an increase of US$5,000, and applications are open. The scholarship is tenable for up to four academic years and provides... Read more of this article

Music Review: Mohawk Radio Unplugged

Music Review: Mohawk Radio Unplugged

[Written by Dale Butler] The last time I saw Mia Page Chambray perform was at a Father’s Day competition at the Leopards Club International Bermuda. On that occasion the event was held to send a band to the 25th annual Havana International Jazz Festival in Cuba in 2008. Flanked by veterans musicians, Bob Lansing, Clevie Astwood and Jeffrey Marshall,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Footballers To Play Jamaica & Cayman

Bermuda Footballers To Play Jamaica & Cayman

Concacaf has confirmed the schedule for the Concacaf W Qualifiers [CWQ] matches taking place during the Women’s International Match Window of February 2022, with Bermuda set to play Jamaica on February 17 and the Cayman on February 22nd. A spokesperson said, “Concacaf has confirmed the schedule for the Concacaf W Qualifiers [CWQ] matches taking... Read more of this article

Berkeley Launch ‘One Island, One Book’ Project

Berkeley Launch ‘One Island, One Book’ Project

The English Department of The Berkeley Institute is launching an island-wide reading initiative and they are inviting the public to join them, with the  ’One Island, One Book’ concept using the novel Girlcott by Mrs. Florenz Webbe Maxwell. A spokesperson said, “The English Department of The Berkeley Institute is about to embark on an... Read more of this article

Minister Reminds Parents To Wait For Results

Minister Reminds Parents To Wait For Results

Minister of Health Kim Wilson has reminded parents that they “should not send your child to school until you have received their negative coronavirus test result.” In releasing the latest test results, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, “We are receiving reports of parents sending their children to school without first waiting to receive... Read more of this article

Video: Jan 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Jan 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Curtis Richardson resigns from the Senate, Keeva Joell-Benjamin appointed as Commissioner of Corrections, Government confirm two coronavirus related deaths, 496 new confirmed Covid-19 cases with 16 in hospital, 3443 cases announced so far this month, 341 traffic tickets issued in 2 weeks, Privacy Commissioner welcomes Cha’Von Clarke-Joell, Rockal... Read more of this article


‘Trying To Source Supply As Quickly As Possible’

‘Trying To Source Supply As Quickly As Possible’

The vaccine for the 5 to 11 year old age group is “not available through Public Health England, and we are trying to source a supply as quickly as possible,” the Ministry said. In releasing the tonight’s test results, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, “We have had a lot of queries regarding Covid-19 vaccinations for children aged... Read more of this article

“Minor Delays In Collecting Domestic Waste”

“Minor Delays In Collecting Domestic Waste”

The Ministry of Public Works advised that there “will be some minor delays in collecting domestic waste this week due to staff numbers impacted by the latest Covid outbreak.” A Government spokesperson said, “Staff are being repositioned within the department to ensure that waste is collected on designated days. The public will see... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Jan 24 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 24 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: Jan 25... Read more of this article

496 Positive, 1719 Active, 16 In Hospital, 3 In ICU

496 Positive, 1719 Active, 16 In Hospital, 3 In ICU

The Ministry received 7344 test results – spanning four days — and 496 were positive, so there are 1719 active cases, of which 16 people are in hospital, with 3 in ICU, and sadly the Ministry also confirmed there have been two more coronavirus related deaths. The 1719 active cases is a decrease from the record high 1953 earlier this month,... Read more of this article

Govt Confirm Two Coronavirus Related Deaths

Govt Confirm Two Coronavirus Related Deaths

The Ministry has confirmed the sad news there have been two more coronavirus related deaths, bringing the total of coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic to 114, with four of the deaths announced this month. Minister of Health, Kim Wilson said, “Today we are reporting another two coronavirus related deaths. I extend heartfelt... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: Jan 25 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 25 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: Jan 24... Read more of this article

Video: Jan 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Jan 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Curtis Richardson resigns from the Senate, Keeva Joell-Benjamin appointed as Commissioner of Corrections, Government confirm two coronavirus related deaths, 496 new confirmed Covid-19 cases with 16 in hospital, 3443 cases announced so far this month, 341 traffic tickets issued in 2 weeks, Privacy Commissioner welcomes Cha’Von Clarke-Joell, Rockal... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Jan 24 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 24 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: Jan 25... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Bermuda Footballers To Play Jamaica & Cayman

Bermuda Footballers To Play Jamaica & Cayman

Concacaf has confirmed the schedule for the Concacaf W Qualifiers [CWQ] matches taking place during the Women’s International Match Window of February 2022, with Bermuda set to play Jamaica on February 17 and the Cayman on February 22nd. A spokesperson said, “Concacaf has confirmed the schedule for the Concacaf W Qualifiers [CWQ] matches taking... Read more of this article

Football: Venue Change For January 26 Match

Football: Venue Change For January 26 Match

The Bermuda Football Association [BFA] announced a change in venue for the match between Devonshire Colts and PHC on Wednesday [Jan 26]. A spokesperson said, “Please be advised the Premier Division match between Dev Colts vs PHC scheduled for Wednesday, January 26th will now be played at the Northern Field of the National Sports Centre starting... Read more of this article

Bermuda Track Trio Compete In Indoor Meets

Bermuda Track Trio Compete In Indoor Meets

Bermuda’s Sakari Famous, Inshan-Nae Smith, and Ketura Bulford-Trott were recently in action for their respective track and field teams. Sakari Famous and her McNeese State Women’s Track and Field teammates displayed another solid outing in week two of the indoor track and field season when they competed at the FasTrak Collegiate Challenge. Famous... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Butterfield Increases Scholarship To $30,000

Butterfield Increases Scholarship To $30,000

Butterfield has increased its Bermuda Undergraduate Scholarship award to $30,000, and noted that applications are now open. A spokesperson said, “Butterfield has increased its Bermuda Undergraduate Scholarship award to US$30,000, an increase of US$5,000, and applications are open. The scholarship is tenable for up to four academic years and provides... Read more of this article

IoD To Hold Panel Discussion On Thursday

IoD To Hold Panel Discussion On Thursday

The Institute of Directors [IoD] Bermuda will be holding a panel discussion titled ‘What Directors Need to Know for the Year to Come’ on Thursday [Jan 27]. A spokesperson said, “The Institute of Directors Bermuda will kick off its 2022 professional development programme with an in-depth panel discussion titled ‘What Directors... Read more of this article

Navdeep Dhesi Appointed CEO Of BAS

Navdeep Dhesi Appointed CEO Of BAS

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange, Bermuda Aviation Services Limited and its Board of Directors announced that effective January 1, 2022, Ms. Navdeep Dhesi has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of BAS. “We are very pleased to have Ms. Dhesi at the helm of BAS. She has developed and leads a committed management team, each of whom play... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Music Review: Mohawk Radio Unplugged

Music Review: Mohawk Radio Unplugged

[Written by Dale Butler] The last time I saw Mia Page Chambray perform was at a Father’s Day competition at the Leopards Club International Bermuda. On that occasion the event was held to send a band to the 25th annual Havana International Jazz Festival in Cuba in 2008. Flanked by veterans musicians, Bob Lansing, Clevie Astwood and Jeffrey Marshall,... Read more of this article

Berkeley Launch ‘One Island, One Book’ Project

Berkeley Launch ‘One Island, One Book’ Project

The English Department of The Berkeley Institute is launching an island-wide reading initiative and they are inviting the public to join them, with the  ’One Island, One Book’ concept using the novel Girlcott by Mrs. Florenz Webbe Maxwell. A spokesperson said, “The English Department of The Berkeley Institute is about to embark on an... Read more of this article

Restaurant Weeks Review: Crown And Anchor

Restaurant Weeks Review: Crown And Anchor

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] For my third stop of Restaurant Weeks, I decided to check out Crown and Anchor at Hamilton Princess with my sister. I expected a delicious meal with excellent service and I got just that. We sat outside under the covered patio and it was surprisingly warm even though it was a cold night. The menu was in the $42 category... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Video: Bermuda Featured In CBS Eel Report

Video: Bermuda Featured In CBS Eel Report

Chris Flook, who works for Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], was recently featured in a CBS News video titled ‘The Shocking Truth About Eels’, with the report examining how eels breed in the Sargasso Sea. The CBS News website said, “Eels have a slippery reputation, transforming themselves in saltwater and freshwater environments... Read more of this article

KBB: “More Than 100 Abandoned Vessels”

KBB: “More Than 100 Abandoned Vessels”

“While we’ve identified more than 100 abandoned vessels on moorings, on the seafloor, along coastlines and in our bays, KBB is focussing its initial efforts on the removal of 37 wrecks,” Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] said. A KBB spokesperson said, “Abandoned boats and marine wrecks have been a blight on Bermuda’s beautiful coastline... Read more of this article

Renewal Of Refrigerant Handlers’ Permits

Renewal Of Refrigerant Handlers’ Permits

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is reminding “all technicians who handle or manage refrigerant gases for domestic and commercial HVAC systems that, under the Clean Air Act and Regulations, they must possess a valid ‘Certified Technician for Refrigerant Handling’ photo identification card issued by DENR.” A... Read more of this article

CRIME

Kemar Maybury Jailed For Four Years In UK

Kemar Maybury Jailed For Four Years In UK

Kemar Maybury has been jailed for four years in the UK on drug related charges. The Sussex Police website said, “A Brighton man has been jailed for four years for using children to supply drugs around the city. “Kemar Maybury, 40, of Dartmouth Crescent in Brighton, was arrested on Thursday, March 11, 2020, after his vehicle was stopped heading... Read more of this article

Buses Broken Into, Vaults & Cash Removed

Buses Broken Into, Vaults & Cash Removed

[Updated] A “number of buses” at the Dockyard Depot were broken into and vaults — where passengers deposit their fare — were stolen, with the vaults containing “an unknown quantity of cash,” the police have confirmed. Footage circulating suggested that nine buses were broken into with their vaults stolen, and we asked... Read more of this article

26-Year-Old Man Recuperating After Shooting

26-Year-Old Man Recuperating After Shooting

The 26-year-old man injured in a shooting last night in Paget is now “recuperating at hospital having undergone surgery for his injuries,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The 26-year-old male shot during a firearms incident at Fritholme Gardens, Paget, shortly before 8:00 pm on Thursday 20th January, 2022, is now... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

BlockFi Selects Bermuda For Expansion

BlockFi Selects Bermuda For Expansion

BlockFi has announced that the Bermuda Monetary Authority has granted its Bermuda subsidiary, BlockFi International Ltd., a “Class F” Digital Assets Business License. A spokesperson said, “BlockFi, a crypto financial services company, is pleased to announce that the Bermuda Monetary Authority has granted its Bermuda subsidiary, BlockFi International Ltd.,... Read more of this article

Worldwide SAT Test Will Go Completely Digital

Worldwide SAT Test Will Go Completely Digital

The SAT — a test taken by many high schoolers worldwide –  will “soon be taken exclusively on a computer” with the changes reportedly set to begin in 2023. The New York Times reported, “The SAT will soon be taken exclusively on a computer, the College Board announced on Tuesday, ending an era in which high schoolers have had to make sure their... Read more of this article

“Scaling Up Customs Digital Transformation”

“Scaling Up Customs Digital Transformation”

This year’s International Customs Day – set for tomorrow [Jan 26] – will be dedicated to “scaling up customs digital transformation by embracing a digital culture and building a data ecosystem.” A Government spokesperson said, “The World Customs Organisation [WCO] has declared that this year’s International Customs Day will be dedicated to “scaling... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Photos: Warwick Academy ‘Pain Into Purpose’

Photos: Warwick Academy ‘Pain Into Purpose’

Warwick Academy is supporting the Pain Into Purpose road safety campaign today [Jan 14], with many of their students and staff wearing blue. A spokesperson said, “Warwick Academy is proud to support the Pain Into Purpose road safety campaign today. The Sixth Form students and staff were invited to dress in blue to show support, remember those who... Read more of this article

Wear Blue & Perform An Act Of Kindness Today

Wear Blue & Perform An Act Of Kindness Today

People are urged to wear blue and perform a ‘random act of kindness’ today [Jan 14] for ‘Pain Into Purpose’ day, an initiative launched after the death of 16-year-old Kijani Burgess in 2020, with the aim to “express your support for the families of road accident victims and to promote road safety and wellness awareness.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Respond To Fire In Crawl Hill Area

Photos: BFRS Respond To Fire In Crawl Hill Area

Firefighters responded to a brush fire in the Crawl Hill, Hamilton Parish area today [Jan 12]. A spokesperson said, “At 9:38am on Wednesday January 12, 2022 BFRS dispatch received a report of a brush fire Crawl Hill, Hamilton Parish. BFRS responded with three appliances from the Hamilton and Clearwater Stations with a total of eight firefighters.  “Upon... Read more of this article




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