Police Launch Domestic Violence Survey

Police Launch Domestic Violence Survey

With an aim to to improve their response to domestic violence, the police have launched an online survey and are encouraging the public to take part.Commissioner of Police Darrin Simons said, “Domestic abuse is a serious issue. The Bermuda Police Service is committed to improving our response to and how we treat the issue within in our community.... Read more of this article

Ramsay: Reinsurance Internship Experience

Ramsay: Reinsurance Internship Experience

[Written by Xavier Ramsay] Reinsurance, underwriting, claims management. Three months ago, if I had been asked to explain these terms, my answer would have been less than adequate. Like most individuals my age, my understanding of the [re]insurance industry was severely lacking, even though it is one of the most influential sectors of Bermuda’s economy.... Read more of this article

Milliman Announces Opening Of Bermuda Office

Milliman Announces Opening Of Bermuda Office

Milliman — a global consulting and actuarial firm — announced the opening of an office in Bermuda. A statement from the company said, “Milliman’s expertise has long been relied upon by companies operating in Bermuda, as well as global clients with interests on the island. In response to increasing demand for insurance consulting... Read more of this article

Video: August 10th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: August 10th Bernews Morning Newsflash

18 students receive BPSU Education Awards, donate blood and win a ride on a Whip,  team named for NACAC Senior Championships, $28 million into economy from WFB initiative, Ukraine appeal raises $543,000 to date and Wallpaper Wednesday features Jah-Nhai Perinchief are some of the stories in this morning’s [Aug 10] Bernews Newsflash.The Bernews... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Jah-Nhai Perinchief

Wallpaper Wednesday: Jah-Nhai Perinchief

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features Bermudian athlete Jah-Nhai Perinchief, who literally leaped into history, as he won the bronze medal in the triple jump at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, cementing himself as one of Bermuda’s best ever jumpers.The design is available in three different... Read more of this article

Ukraine Appeal Raises $543,000 To Date

Ukraine Appeal Raises $543,000 To Date

The Bermuda Red Cross has extended a “big thank you Bermuda for being so generous,” noting that the appeal for Ukraine has received $543,000 to date. A spokesperson said, “To date the Ukraine Appeal run by Bermuda Red Cross has received $543,000. These funds were donated to Bermuda Red Cross by many organization like, Aon, whose employees... Read more of this article

Govt: $28M Into Economy From WFB Initiative

Govt: $28M Into Economy From WFB Initiative

Since launching the ‘Work from Bermuda’ [WFB] initiative two years ago, the Government has received 1315 WFB applications, with 1127 approved, there are currently 234 WFB certificate holders residing in Bermuda and it is estimated “that since the launch of the WFP initiative, the certificate holders have injected over $28 million into Bermuda’s... Read more of this article


Donate Blood And Win A Ride On A Whip

Donate Blood And Win A Ride On A Whip

Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre announced that blood and apheresis donors who donate between 1 August and 30 September 2022 will be entered into a raffle draw for two $50 Whip Rideshare credits prizes. A spokesperson said, “This is thanks to Whip Rideshare who has donated the Whip ride credits. The winner will be announced... Read more of this article

Perinchief Leapt More Than Two Bus Lengths

Perinchief Leapt More Than Two Bus Lengths

To put Jah-Nhai Perinchief‘s Commonwealth Games medal winning performance into context, he jumped further than two Bermuda buses – the full length, not width. We did the math, and his stunning leap was around 2.5 feet longer than the length of two of the new electric buses combined. The 24-year-old became the first Bermudian to medal in... Read more of this article

18 Students Receive BPSU Education Awards

18 Students Receive BPSU Education Awards

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] recently hosted its 30th annual Education Awards Ceremony, presenting 18 students with education awards. A spokesperson said, “On Friday, July 22, 2022, under the leadership of President Bro Armell Thomas, General Secretary Bro Kevin Grant and the Education Committee Co-Chairs Sis Lauren Bell and Sis Linda... Read more of this article

Videos: Nonprofit Alliance Collective Campaign

Videos: Nonprofit Alliance Collective Campaign

The Nonprofit Alliance of Bermuda has released three animated videos as part of a broader Impact Awareness Raising Campaign showing the collective value and impact of nonprofits in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “The Nonprofit Alliance of Bermuda hopes that this campaign, which highlights the ways in which nonprofits impact all aspects of our community,... Read more of this article

Video: August 9th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: August 9th Bernews Morning Newsflash

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda accuses BELCO of ‘misleading the public’, National Sports Centre to begin renewable energy phase 3, over 1000 images added to Cup Match website, close to 7,000 tickets issued in one year, 2022 Annual Alpha Beautillion event are some of the stories in this morning’s [Aug 9] Bernews Newsflash.The Bernews... Read more of this article

Photos: 2022 Annual Alpha Beautillion Event

Photos: 2022 Annual Alpha Beautillion Event

Five outstanding high school students from Bermuda’s private and public schools recently took to the stage to compete in the 21st Annual Alpha Beautillion under the direction of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Epsilon Theta Lambda Chapter, Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “These outstanding young men were nominated to participate in the Alpha... Read more of this article

Close To 7,000 Tickets Issued In One Year

Close To 7,000 Tickets Issued In One Year

Operation Vega has been in existence for just over one year, and during that time, close to 7,000 tickets were issued for a range of traffic offences, with a highest recorded speed of 119 kph, the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “Operation Vega, the Bermuda Police Service traffic abatement initiative, has been in existence now for just... Read more of this article

Government Statement On Passport Processing

Government Statement On Passport Processing

The Ministry of Economy and Labour said that “the Department of Immigration continues processing passport applications and endeavours to complete and send them to Her Majesty’s Post Office [HMPO] for printing as soon as possible.” A Government spokesperson said, “The public will recall the July 1, 2022, advisory of Bermuda passport... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: August 8 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: August 8 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: August... Read more of this article

RA  Accuses BELCO Of ‘Misleading The Public’

RA Accuses BELCO Of ‘Misleading The Public’

[Updated] The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda [RA] has issued a public statement to caution BELCO for what they said was “misleading the public”, with the RA alleging that BELCO has made “concerted” efforts to misinform. A spokesperson said, “In response to public outcries regarding ongoing soot emissions in the local community,... Read more of this article

Minister Visits Smith’s Island Archaeology Site

Minister Visits Smith’s Island Archaeology Site

Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr Ernest Peets recently visited Smith’s Island in St George’s where archaeological and historical research is being conducted A Government spokesperson said, “Ongoing archaeological and historical research into Bermuda’s history on Smith’s Island is being conducted Dr. Michael Jarvis and archaeology... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: August 10th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: August 10th Bernews Morning Newsflash

18 students receive BPSU Education Awards, donate blood and win a ride on a Whip,  team named for NACAC Senior Championships, $28 million into economy from WFB initiative, Ukraine appeal raises $543,000 to date and Wallpaper Wednesday features Jah-Nhai Perinchief are some of the stories in this morning’s [Aug 10] Bernews Newsflash.The Bernews... Read more of this article

Videos: Nonprofit Alliance Collective Campaign

Videos: Nonprofit Alliance Collective Campaign

The Nonprofit Alliance of Bermuda has released three animated videos as part of a broader Impact Awareness Raising Campaign showing the collective value and impact of nonprofits in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “The Nonprofit Alliance of Bermuda hopes that this campaign, which highlights the ways in which nonprofits impact all aspects of our community,... Read more of this article

Video: August 9th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: August 9th Bernews Morning Newsflash

The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda accuses BELCO of ‘misleading the public’, National Sports Centre to begin renewable energy phase 3, over 1000 images added to Cup Match website, close to 7,000 tickets issued in one year, 2022 Annual Alpha Beautillion event are some of the stories in this morning’s [Aug 9] Bernews Newsflash.The Bernews... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Martins, Waldron Compete At Nappanee Raceway

Martins, Waldron Compete At Nappanee Raceway

Candyce Martins and Kiwon Waldron were both back in action competing at the Nappanee Raceway in Indiana. In Heat One, Martins clocked a 1:04&3 to finish in second place in the bike of Bet’s Big Kid in the 1:04.1 to 1:06 Flat Time Bar Class. Waldron clocked winning time of 1:10&2 competing in the 1:10.1 to 1:12 Flat Time Bar Class in the... Read more of this article

Ball Hockey: Pirates & Hurricanes Win

Ball Hockey: Pirates & Hurricanes Win

Action in the Bermuda Ball Hockey Inline Summer League saw a double-header take place with 25 goals scored at the PCC Hockey Rink. Pembroke Pirates 7 Boaz Island Beer Barons 6 In the opener the Pembroke Pirates defeated the Boaz Island Beer Barons 7 – 6. The Pembroke Pirates got three goals from Mathieu Desjardins, and Matty Ingleman, while Jeff Ingleman... Read more of this article

Daniel Augustus Finishes T2nd On APGA Tour

Daniel Augustus Finishes T2nd On APGA Tour

Daniel Augustus finished T2nd in the Mastercard APGA Tour Championship on the TPC San Antonio Golf Course in San Antonio, Texas. Augustus shot an opening round of 4-under par 68, he had 4 birdies and 14 pars in his round. He then shot a second round of 2-under par 70 to finish at 6-under par. In his second round, Augustus shot 4 birdies, 12 pars, and... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Ramsay: Reinsurance Internship Experience

Ramsay: Reinsurance Internship Experience

[Written by Xavier Ramsay] Reinsurance, underwriting, claims management. Three months ago, if I had been asked to explain these terms, my answer would have been less than adequate. Like most individuals my age, my understanding of the [re]insurance industry was severely lacking, even though it is one of the most influential sectors of Bermuda’s economy.... Read more of this article

Milliman Announces Opening Of Bermuda Office

Milliman Announces Opening Of Bermuda Office

Milliman — a global consulting and actuarial firm — announced the opening of an office in Bermuda. A statement from the company said, “Milliman’s expertise has long been relied upon by companies operating in Bermuda, as well as global clients with interests on the island. In response to increasing demand for insurance consulting... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: August 9 2022

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: August 9 2022

August 9 saw 18,300 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $366,226.00 BD. 18,300 shares were traded by BF&M Ltd, closing down 8.1% at $20.00 per share. The BSX finished at 2,364.05, down 0.68% on the day. There were 0 advances, 1 decline, and 64 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF].Related... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Over 1000 Images Added To Cup Match Website

Over 1000 Images Added To Cup Match Website

With the 2022 Cup Match holiday now behind us, our dedicated Cup Match website – BernewsCupMatch.com – has been updated with coverage of a range of festivities which includes over 1,000 photos, videos and 360° panoramas spanning the various events such as the motorcades, music concerts, parties, art displays, festive decorations, the cricket... Read more of this article

Video: 2022 Premier’s Concert Performances

Video: 2022 Premier’s Concert Performances

The Premier’s Concert was recently held, serving as an “annual showcase of Bermudian talent, featuring musicians, visual artists, poets and dancers who have received sponsorship from the Department of Culture or the Bermuda Arts Council.” The video description noted that that concert featured:Jay III [with Sacha Dill and Antoine Williams] Melanie... Read more of this article

Hott Magic Summer Showcase On August 20

Hott Magic Summer Showcase On August 20

Inter-Island Communications is getting set to present the Hott Magic Summer Showcase event on Saturday, August 20 from 8.00pm to 1.00am at the CedarBridge Courtyard. An online promo said, “Local artists The Soul Sistas, Jesse Seymour, Willard ‘Will B’ Burch, The Kings’ Brand featuring Arijahknow Livewires, Lyaness, Sheila Smith, Gita Blakeney... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Aug 16: Juvenile Green Turtles Health Lecture

Aug 16: Juvenile Green Turtles Health Lecture

The Bermuda Zoological Society will be holding a Virtual Lecture Series installment titled “The health assessment of juvenile green turtles in Bermuda.” The lecture will held via Zoom on Tuesday, August 16 at 7.00pm and will be presented by Dr Gaelle Roth, MRCVS, Co-Director of the Bermuda Turtle Project. The event flyer says, “Discover something... Read more of this article

NSC To Begin Renewable Energy Phase 3

NSC To Begin Renewable Energy Phase 3

The National Sports Centre said they “will commence work on the third phase of its renewable energy project which is expected to produce 20% savings on utility costs to the facility.” A spokesperson said, “Phase one, which has been completed, involved the installation of a new energy efficient heating/cooling system to regulate temperatures... Read more of this article

Two Small Oil Sheen Incidents Last Week

Two Small Oil Sheen Incidents Last Week

Two small oil sheen incidents were reported last week, including one in St. George’s Harbour and another in Dockyard. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Friday 5th August, 11:20am, a light oil sheen in St. George’s Harbour was reported and found to originate from construction work at Ordnance Island. On investigation... Read more of this article

CRIME

Male Injured In Assault At Residence In Sandys

Male Injured In Assault At Residence In Sandys

A 19-year-old-male “sustained facial injuries” during an assault at Sandys residence, with the police confirming that it was “reported that the victim responded to someone ringing the front door bell at his residence” and “upon opening the door police were told he was confronted by a male who allegedly cut him in the face... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: 2017 Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

Witness Appeal: 2017 Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is once again appealing for any witnesses or information on the murder of Jahkoby Smith, who was killed in 2017. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:15pm on Saturday 29th July, 2017, Jahkoby Smith was fatally stabbed after he was involved in an altercation that took place at the West End Sailboat Club, Sandys. At... Read more of this article

Court: 29-Year-Old Man Pleads Not Guilty

Court: 29-Year-Old Man Pleads Not Guilty

A man appeared in the Supreme Court in connection with the murder of Daunte Woods, who was fatally stabbed in October 2020 in Sandys. 29-year-old Jahmari Beach pleaded not guilty to the unlawful killing of 27-year-old Daunte Woods, and he also denied a charge of carrying a knife in a public place. The matter was adjourned until October 3rd, 2022.Related... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Wallpaper Wednesday: Jah-Nhai Perinchief

Wallpaper Wednesday: Jah-Nhai Perinchief

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features Bermudian athlete Jah-Nhai Perinchief, who literally leaped into history, as he won the bronze medal in the triple jump at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, cementing himself as one of Bermuda’s best ever jumpers.The design is available in three different versions in two sizes;... Read more of this article

RA  Accuses BELCO Of ‘Misleading The Public’

RA Accuses BELCO Of ‘Misleading The Public’

[Updated] The Regulatory Authority of Bermuda [RA] has issued a public statement to caution BELCO for what they said was “misleading the public”, with the RA alleging that BELCO has made “concerted” efforts to misinform. A spokesperson said, “In response to public outcries regarding ongoing soot emissions in the local community, the Regulatory... Read more of this article

Over 1000 Images Added To Cup Match Website

Over 1000 Images Added To Cup Match Website

With the 2022 Cup Match holiday now behind us, our dedicated Cup Match website – BernewsCupMatch.com – has been updated with coverage of a range of festivities which includes over 1,000 photos, videos and 360° panoramas spanning the various events such as the motorcades, music concerts, parties, art displays, festive decorations, the cricket match and more.The... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

BFRS To Conduct Emergency Driving Instruction

BFRS To Conduct Emergency Driving Instruction

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] is advising “that it will conduct an emergency driving instruction on the roads during the weeks of 8 August and 15 August.” A spokesperson said, “The public should be aware that during instruction, the increased use of sirens may cause a degree of concern or distress, for which the BFRS... Read more of this article

Person’s Leg Injured After Falling From A Boat

Person’s Leg Injured After Falling From A Boat

Someone’s Cup Match holiday apparently did not go well as they may have preferred, as on the second day a male was transferred by a boat to an ambulance after he “suffered a laceration to his lower leg following a fall from a boat in Paradise Lakes.” A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Friday 29th July, 7:30... Read more of this article

Video: Structural Fire On Church Street

Video: Structural Fire On Church Street

Firefighters extinguished a “structural fire” on Church Street in Hamilton this morning [Aug 1]. A spokesperson said, “On Monday August 1, 2022 at 8:36am BFRS Dispatch received a report of a confirmed fire in a multi floor structure on Church Street, Hamilton. “BFRS responded with two appliances from Hamilton Station with six... Read more of this article




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