Berkeley Institute Extends Condolences

Berkeley Institute Extends Condolences

The Berkeley Institute has extended their condolences to the families of Razi Garland and Amon Robinson, noting that they “were cherished members of our graduating Class of 2023, and their loss has profoundly impacted our entire school community.” A spokesperson said, “It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we recognize the... Read more of this article

Video: DeSilva-Andrade Wins Medal In Portugal

Video: DeSilva-Andrade Wins Medal In Portugal

Yushae DeSilva-Andrade won a silver medal at the Povoa World Boccia Cup in Portugal today [July 13]. The Bermudian, who competes in the women’s BC1 Division, defeated an opponent from Israel to advance to the semifinals, where she then defeated an opponent from Croatia to advance to the finals, where she lost to Brazil’s Andreza De Oliveira. DeSilva-Andrade... Read more of this article

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Wins Event In Memphis

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Wins Event In Memphis

Triple jumper Jah-Nhai Perinchief has warmed up for the Olympic Games in Paris by winning the elite men’s event at the Ed Murphey Track Classic in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday [July 11]. Perinchief claimed victory with his fifth and final leap of 16.82 metres. The 26-year-old, whose personal best is 17.03, is part of Bermuda’s eight-team squad... Read more of this article

13 Students Complete ‘She Leads’ Programme

13 Students Complete ‘She Leads’ Programme

On July 5th, 13 female high school students celebrated their completion of the She Leads: A Real-World Readiness Programme. A spokesperson said, “Students from BHS, CedarBridge Academy, The Berkeley Institute, Mount Saint Agnes Academy, Warwick Academy and Templeton Academy [USA] spent a week together learning how to create meaningful, happy and... Read more of this article

Video: July 13th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: July 13th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Police confirm identities of two young men who died following a shooting, Alchemy Fitness Studios opens in Hamilton, Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Ceremony, Inspire Bermuda to host Summer Picnic event, 13 students complete ‘She Leads’ Programme, and Yushae DeSilva-Andrade reaches final in Portugal are some of the stories in this morning’s [July... Read more of this article

Three People Injured In Separate Collisions

Three People Injured In Separate Collisions

A male motorcycle rider was injured in a collision in St. George’s, and in a separate incident two males were injured in a collision in Smiths. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:57 p.m. on Thursday, July 11th, 2024, police received a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision involving a motorcycle at Pepper Hall/Orange Hole Road,... Read more of this article

Alchemy Fitness Studios Opens In Hamilton

Alchemy Fitness Studios Opens In Hamilton

Alchemy Fitness Studios announced the grand opening of its newest state-of-the-art facility located at 129 Front Street. A spokesperson said, “This highly anticipated opening marks a significant milestone for the Alchemy Fitness brand as it continues to expand its innovative approach to health and wellness. “Alchemy Fitness Studios is dedicated... Read more of this article


Royal Bermuda Regiment Chainsaw Course

Royal Bermuda Regiment Chainsaw Course

The Royal Bermuda Regiment is hosting an ongoing Chainsaw Courses, in collaboration with Kingswood Training and Lantra. A spokesperson said, “Led by a team of experienced UK instructors comprising of Mr. Graham Dawdry, Mr. Matt Moss, and Mr. Steve Cackett, this comprehensive course aims to equip soldiers with essential skills in chainsaw maintenance... Read more of this article

Auto Solutions Adds Electric Hyundai To Lineup

Auto Solutions Adds Electric Hyundai To Lineup

Auto Solutions announced the addition of the all-electric Hyundai KONA to its lineup in late 2024. A spokesperson said, “Auto Solutions announced that it will be adding the all-electric Hyundai KONA to its lineup in late 2024, now possible due to recent legislative changes. On Friday, June 28th, the House of Assembly passed the Motor Car [Electric... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: July 12 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 12 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: July... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Identities Of Two Young Men

Police Confirm Identities Of Two Young Men

The police have confirmed the identities of two young men who died following a shooting in Sandys as 18-year-old Razi Garland and 19-year-old Amon Robinson. A spokesperson said, “Sadly, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) can now confirm the identities of two young men who died following a verified firearm incident in the Scaur Hill, Sandys parish... Read more of this article

Inspire Bermuda To Host Summer Picnic Event

Inspire Bermuda To Host Summer Picnic Event

Inspire Bermuda, a Bermuda Registered Charity dedicated to promoting disability awareness and advocacy, will host a Summer Picnic on Saturday. A spokesperson said, “The event, which will take place tomorrow, Saturday, July 13th, at Shelly Bay Beach [Upper Park] from 10am to 5pm, will serve as a gathering for individuals connected to the disabled... Read more of this article

“Historic Opportunity For Social Investment”

“Historic Opportunity For Social Investment”

The Nonprofit Alliance of Bermuda released a document entitled “Bermuda Corporate Income Tax and the Historic Opportunity for Social Investment.” A spokesperson said, “The Nonprofit Alliance of Bermuda has publicly released its “Bermuda Corporate Income Tax and the Historic Opportunity for Social Investment” white paper. The paper... Read more of this article

Live Audio & Parliament Order Of Business

Live Audio & Parliament Order Of Business

[Updated with audio] The House of Assembly will be in session on Friday [July 12] and statements listed on the Order Paper include Equity for Pensions, Update on the Tynes Bay Waste-to- Energy Facility, Education Reform Update- Learning Partnership, Tragic Events in Recent Days, Communities of Support for Families and Individuals, Development and Planning... Read more of this article

Video: July 12th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: July 12th Bernews Morning Newsflash

BPS identify four people found deceased, Governor Rena Lalgie: ‘This immeasurably difficult moment’, Premier David Burt on recent tragedies, Premier David Burt, Minister Michael Weeks and Minister Kim Wilson address the recent tragedies, Parliament in session today and Community Prayer Vigil to be held this evening are some of the stories in this... Read more of this article

Governor: ‘This Immeasurably Difficult Moment’

Governor: ‘This Immeasurably Difficult Moment’

“I have been shocked by the recent incidents,” Governor Rena Lalgie said, adding that “I will continue to work closely with the Minister for National Security to ensure that the Bermuda Police Service have the support that they need to carry out their responsibilities.” Governor Rena Lalgie said, “Like many others, I have... Read more of this article

Community Prayer Vigil To Be Held On Friday

Community Prayer Vigil To Be Held On Friday

The Salvation Army will be holding a Community Prayer Vigil on Friday evening [July 12] in the Roberts Avenue and Friswell’s Hill area. A spokesperson said, “As you know, the last few days have been unnerving to say the least. We are left grappling with yet another tragedy and wondering what we, the church, can do to shine some light into the... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: July 11 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 11 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: July... Read more of this article

Video: Premier, Ministers Press Conference

Video: Premier, Ministers Press Conference

[Updated] Premier David Burt, Minister of National Security Michael Weeks and Minister of Health Kim Wilson are holding a press conference today [July 11] to address the recent tragedies. Update 1.33pm: Premier Burt’s full remarks follow below: Today, I stand before you alongside my colleagues with a heavy heart. Our island has been shaken by... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: DeSilva-Andrade Wins Medal In Portugal

Video: DeSilva-Andrade Wins Medal In Portugal

Yushae DeSilva-Andrade won a silver medal at the Povoa World Boccia Cup in Portugal today [July 13]. The Bermudian, who competes in the women’s BC1 Division, defeated an opponent from Israel to advance to the semifinals, where she then defeated an opponent from Croatia to advance to the finals, where she lost to Brazil’s Andreza De Oliveira. DeSilva-Andrade... Read more of this article

Video: July 13th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: July 13th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Police confirm identities of two young men who died following a shooting, Alchemy Fitness Studios opens in Hamilton, Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Ceremony, Inspire Bermuda to host Summer Picnic event, 13 students complete ‘She Leads’ Programme, and Yushae DeSilva-Andrade reaches final in Portugal are some of the stories in this morning’s [July... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: July 12 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 12 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: July... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Video: DeSilva-Andrade Wins Medal In Portugal

Video: DeSilva-Andrade Wins Medal In Portugal

Yushae DeSilva-Andrade won a silver medal at the Povoa World Boccia Cup in Portugal today [July 13]. The Bermudian, who competes in the women’s BC1 Division, defeated an opponent from Israel to advance to the semifinals, where she then defeated an opponent from Croatia to advance to the finals, where she lost to Brazil’s Andreza De Oliveira. DeSilva-Andrade... Read more of this article

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Wins Event In Memphis

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Wins Event In Memphis

Triple jumper Jah-Nhai Perinchief has warmed up for the Olympic Games in Paris by winning the elite men’s event at the Ed Murphey Track Classic in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday [July 11]. Perinchief claimed victory with his fifth and final leap of 16.82 metres. The 26-year-old, whose personal best is 17.03, is part of Bermuda’s eight-team squad... Read more of this article

OpenMat Bermuda To Compete In Boston

OpenMat Bermuda To Compete In Boston

OpenMat Bermuda have sent a team of 11 junior and senior athletes to the BJJ GI and No Gi Round-Robin Tournament in Boston, which starts today [July 13]. Representing the Brazilian jiu-jitsu gym are juniors Keegan Dyer, Thea Dyer, Logan Frith, Gaia Angeli, Elias Angeli, Dash Irvine and Giles Roberts. Also competing are adults Jahmali Bridgewater [200lbs],... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 13

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 13

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday, July 13th. On Saturday the Vision of the Seas cruise ship is expected, on Sunday the Star Asia bulk carrier, the Norwegian Gem cruise ship, the Gaz Amaris LPG tanker and the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on... Read more of this article

Barritt’s Celebrates 150 Years With New Mixers

Barritt’s Celebrates 150 Years With New Mixers

Barritt’s is celebrating 150 years of its iconic ginger beer with the launch of a new mixer line and a brand refresh. A statement from the company said, “Barritt’s Ginger Beer, from Barritt’s Beverages International Ltd, a proudly family-owned business for five generations hailing from Bermuda, celebrates 150 years of its iconic... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 12 2024

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 12 2024

July 12 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,497.41, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 51 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF], and the full report for the week is available here [PDF]. Related Stories ‘Active And Significant Year For The BSX’ Bermuda... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Barritt’s Celebrates 150 Years With New Mixers

Barritt’s Celebrates 150 Years With New Mixers

Barritt’s is celebrating 150 years of its iconic ginger beer with the launch of a new mixer line and a brand refresh. A statement from the company said, “Barritt’s Ginger Beer, from Barritt’s Beverages International Ltd, a proudly family-owned business for five generations hailing from Bermuda, celebrates 150 years of its iconic... Read more of this article

Alchemy Fitness Studios Opens In Hamilton

Alchemy Fitness Studios Opens In Hamilton

Alchemy Fitness Studios announced the grand opening of its newest state-of-the-art facility located at 129 Front Street. A spokesperson said, “This highly anticipated opening marks a significant milestone for the Alchemy Fitness brand as it continues to expand its innovative approach to health and wellness. “Alchemy Fitness Studios is dedicated... Read more of this article

Portals Summer & Chinese Classical Floral Art

Portals Summer & Chinese Classical Floral Art

The Bermuda Society of Arts [BSoA] announced its summer lineup of exhibitions, showcasing a diverse range of artistic expressions from local and international talent. A spokesperson said, “Kicking off the season is the Portals Summer Members Show, alongside the awe-inspiring Homeland: Chinese Classical Floral Art featuring international artists... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

BELCO Supports Clean Air Act Amendments

BELCO Supports Clean Air Act Amendments

BELCO said they are “supportive of the proposed amendments to the Clean Air Act” as they are ”committed to the environment and recognises that all Bermuda residents have a right to clean air free from pollutants and particulate matter. A spokesperson said, “There are many contributors that may impact air quality including vehicles... Read more of this article

BCAC On “Rushed Consultation” On Bill

BCAC On “Rushed Consultation” On Bill

The Bermuda Clean Air Coalition [BCAC] said they “vehemently condemn the Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] and Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban for their grossly inadequate three-week consultation period on the Clean Air Amendment Bill and Water Resources Amendment Bill. “This hasty process not only undermines years... Read more of this article

Port Royal Golf Hosts Bermuda National Trust

Port Royal Golf Hosts Bermuda National Trust

Port Royal Golf Course recently hosted the Bermuda National Trust for a tour and presentation on its agronomic practices. A spokesperson said, “Port Royal Golf Course, amidst recent celebrations for its 50 year milestone, extended an invitation to the Bermuda National Trust to visit the facilities and learn about the agronomic practices used by... Read more of this article

CRIME

Police Confirm Identities Of Two Young Men

Police Confirm Identities Of Two Young Men

The police have confirmed the identities of two young men who died following a shooting in Sandys as 18-year-old Razi Garland and 19-year-old Amon Robinson. A spokesperson said, “Sadly, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) can now confirm the identities of two young men who died following a verified firearm incident in the Scaur Hill, Sandys parish... Read more of this article

Person Arrested After Three Vehicle Collision

Person Arrested After Three Vehicle Collision

A collision involving two cars and a van occurred in Warwick this afternoon [July 9], and “one person has been arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 3pm Tuesday, 9th July 2024, a reported three vehicle collision occurred at the junction of Middle Road and Longford Road in Warwick. “Early... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Murder Of Diante Trimm

Witness Appeal: Murder Of Diante Trimm

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] renewed their appeal for information on the murder of Diante Trimm. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] continues its investigation into the murder of Ms. Diante Trimm. “Ms. Trimm, a mother of five, succumbed to injuries sustained after she was shot whilst inside her South Terrace, Pembroke... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Customer Call Centre For Shorelink App

Customer Call Centre For Shorelink App

The Shorelink App is now operational and officials are continuing to improve the app. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Transport stated, “Since the launch on Monday, we have received valuable feedback from residents who have downloaded the app. Our team has made several app feature adjustments since Monday morning. We can confirm that the issue regarding missing... Read more of this article

Supatone Offers Cybersecurity Course

Supatone Offers Cybersecurity Course

Supatone Ltd. unveiled its new training course titled “Learn How to Hack,” developed in collaboration with the Bermuda Clarity Institute. A spokesperson said, “Supatone Ltd., a local IT consulting firm, is excited to announce the launch of its latest training course, “Learn How to Hack,” set to commence next month. This innovative course,... Read more of this article

Aspen Insurance Launches Aspen Data Labs

Aspen Insurance Launches Aspen Data Labs

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has launched Aspen Data Labs, a new platform to “deliver Aspen’s digital strategy and drive forward the business’ data and artificial intelligence agenda.” A spokesperson said, “Aspen Data Labs will bring together employees and partners to collaborate on data science and AI projects that improve operational efficiency... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Three People Injured In Separate Collisions

Three People Injured In Separate Collisions

A male motorcycle rider was injured in a collision in St. George’s, and in a separate incident two males were injured in a collision in Smiths. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:57 p.m. on Thursday, July 11th, 2024, police received a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision involving a motorcycle at Pepper Hall/Orange Hole Road,... Read more of this article

Visitor Injured In Collision In Southampton

Visitor Injured In Collision In Southampton

A visitor was injured in a single vehicle collision occurred on Middle Road, in Southampton this morning. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:10am Friday, 12th July 2024, a reported single vehicle collision occurred on Middle Road, in Southampton. “Early information indicates that the collision involved a visitor, who is understood to... Read more of this article

Person Arrested After Three Vehicle Collision

Person Arrested After Three Vehicle Collision

A collision involving two cars and a van occurred in Warwick this afternoon [July 9], and “one person has been arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 3pm Tuesday, 9th July 2024, a reported three vehicle collision occurred at the junction of Middle Road and Longford Road in Warwick. “Early... Read more of this article


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