Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

In a display of unwavering spirit and resilience, the 2023 Bermuda Day parade marched on despite the rain that soaked the island yesterday. Undeterred by the weather, participants and spectators alike embraced the festivities, showcasing their unwavering commitment to preserving Bermuda’s cherished traditions. PHC delivers big time this #BermudaDay,... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Despite the rain showers that persisted throughout the day, the spirit of Bermuda Day remained undeterred as thousands of enthusiastic onlookers gathered to celebrate the annual Bermuda Day parade in Hamilton. The parade, a cherished tradition that showcases the island’s vibrant culture and heritage, unfolded amidst umbrellas, raincoats, and the... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Day Race Start In St George’s

Photos: Bermuda Day Race Start In St George’s

The air was charged with excitement and anticipation as athletes and spectators gathered in St. George’s to kick off the Bermuda Day festivities with the highly anticipated Sinclair Packwood Memorial Cycle Race and Bermuda Day Half-Marathon Derby. The annual event, steeped in tradition and sporting excellence, showcased the strength, endurance,... Read more of this article

Glenn Jones & Bermuda Day On Boston TV

Glenn Jones & Bermuda Day On Boston TV

Bermudian news anchor Glenn Jones has highlighted the Bermuda Day traditions through his role at the NBC10 Boston television station. Mr Jones, an award winning journalist who joined the station in 2021, was surprised by colleagues who wore shorts to work to mark the occasion. He posted a photograph of the television crew in their shorts and thanked... Read more of this article

NOAA Predicts ‘Near-Normal’ Hurricane Season

NOAA Predicts ‘Near-Normal’ Hurricane Season

NOAA forecasters have predicted “near-normal hurricane activity in the Atlantic this year” with a ”range of 12 to 17 total named storms” of which “5 to 9 could become hurricanes.” A statement from the organisation said, “NOAA forecasters with the Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather... Read more of this article

Video: May 27th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 27th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Bermuda Day celebrated, Lamont Marshall and Gayle Lindsay were the official winners of the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby with Dennis Mbelenzi crossing the line first, Khari Sharrieff and Naomi MacGuinness won the Lister Heritage Day Junior Classic, Dominique Mayho & Panzy Olander won the cycle race, road sobriety checkpoints tonight, applications... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Bermuda Day Events Underway

Live Updates: Bermuda Day Events Underway

[Updating] The 2023 Bermuda Day holiday is set to get underway today [May 26] and we will be bringing you live text, photo and video updates as able. The Sinclair Packwood Memorial Cycle Race and Half-Marathon Derby begins in the morning St. George’s, and the Parade will take place in the afternoon in Hamilton. 2 hour replay of the first part Links... Read more of this article


Videos: Mayho & Olander Win Cycle Race

Videos: Mayho & Olander Win Cycle Race

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dominique Mayho extended his dominance in the Sinclair Packwood Memorial Race after winning a sixth men’s title today [May 26]. Cameron Morris, one of the island’s top young cyclists came second, and Kavin Smith rounded out the podium in the 12.2-mile race from York Street, St George’s, to Cedar Avenue, Hamilton. “The... Read more of this article

Video: Marshall & Lindsay Win Half Marathon

Video: Marshall & Lindsay Win Half Marathon

[Written by Stephen Wright] Lamont Marshall has become a four-times Bermuda Day Half-Marathon Derby champion, having finished the iconic race as the first local runner today [May 26]. Marshall, who also triumphed in 2016, 2018 and 2019, finished the 13-mile race from St George’s to Bernard Park in 1hr 14min 23sec. Sean Trott came runner-up for a... Read more of this article

Video: Sharrieff & MacGuinness Win Jr Classic

Video: Sharrieff & MacGuinness Win Jr Classic

Khari Sharrieff and Naomi MacGuinness won the Bermuda Day Lister Heritage Day Junior Classic. Sharrieff clocked a winning time of 11:10, with Cameron Adkins second in 11:17, and Gianluca Bortoli finished third clocking the same time. MacGuinness was 10th overall clocking a time of 12:40, Jaeda Grant was the second female finisher and 14th overall clocking... Read more of this article

Video: May 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Happy Bermuda Day!, follow Bermuda Day coverage all day on Bernews, King Charles III Bermuda Day message, Premier David Burt’s Bermuda Day message, Opposition Leader Cole Simons’ Bermuda Day message, road sobriety checkpoints tonight, Horseshoe Bay among world’s best beaches, Jessica Lewis finishes 2nd in Switzerland and win a $25,000 grant... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Spectators Set Up

Photos, Video & 360: Spectators Set Up

Cedar Avenue is the best viewing location, the best part of setting up to watch the parade is spending time with family, someone apparently took up someone else’s tape, the day is to celebrate our heritage and one family has used the same spot for 23 years were a few of the comments we heard as we stopped by to speak with some of the spectators... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: ‘Bermuda Pirate Veteran Car’ Event

Photos/Video: ‘Bermuda Pirate Veteran Car’ Event

[Updated with video] An event was held this afternoon [May 25] at Bermuda Motors in support of “The Bermuda Pirate – Veteran Car Rally 2023″ with cars – that are over 100 years old — showcased. A spokesperson said, “The Rally is a 10-day veteran car tour whereby there will be 14 veteran cars [Pre 1910!] on island participating... Read more of this article

Ex-Artillerymen’s Association Donates To Charity

Ex-Artillerymen’s Association Donates To Charity

The Ex-Artillerymen’s Association has donated $2,000 raised through its annual Mother’s Day Brunch to Tomorrow’s Voices. A spokesperson said, “The Entertainment Committee of The Ex-Artillerymen’s Association held their annual Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14. Since the inception of this event in May 2017, the proceeds have been... Read more of this article

Police Advisory: U.S. Counterfeit Currency

Police Advisory: U.S. Counterfeit Currency

The Bermuda Police Service urges “business owners and other members of the public to be alert when conducting transactions in $U.S. notes.” A police spokesperson said, “There have been recently confirmed reports of counterfeit $U.S. notes being used by individuals to purchase items at local establishments. “The counterfeit notes detected... Read more of this article

Minister: Be Responsible During Festive Period

Minister: Be Responsible During Festive Period

The Minister of National Security, Michael Weeks has urged residents to be responsible during this festive period. A Government spokesperson said, “Ahead of the Bermuda Day holiday tomorrow, the Ministry of National Security notes that several events and activities will take place. “The Minister of National Security, Michael Weeks, has issued... Read more of this article

Govt Repairs Roads On Bermuda Day Route

Govt Repairs Roads On Bermuda Day Route

[Written by Don Burgess] The government has swung into quick action to make temporary repairs to fix the roads ahead of Friday’s Bermuda Day festivities. A deluge of rain hammered the island this week, leaving a multitude of potholes scattered across the roads. Works & Engineering were working from St. George’s to Bernard Park to ensure the... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Glenn Jones & Bermuda Day On Boston TV

Glenn Jones & Bermuda Day On Boston TV

Bermudian news anchor Glenn Jones has highlighted the Bermuda Day traditions through his role at the NBC10 Boston television station. Mr Jones, an award winning journalist who joined the station in 2021, was surprised by colleagues who wore shorts to work to mark the occasion. He posted a photograph of the television crew in their shorts and thanked... Read more of this article

Video: May 27th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 27th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Bermuda Day celebrated, Lamont Marshall and Gayle Lindsay were the official winners of the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby with Dennis Mbelenzi crossing the line first, Khari Sharrieff and Naomi MacGuinness won the Lister Heritage Day Junior Classic, Dominique Mayho & Panzy Olander won the cycle race, road sobriety checkpoints tonight, applications... Read more of this article

Videos: Mayho & Olander Win Cycle Race

Videos: Mayho & Olander Win Cycle Race

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dominique Mayho extended his dominance in the Sinclair Packwood Memorial Race after winning a sixth men’s title today [May 26]. Cameron Morris, one of the island’s top young cyclists came second, and Kavin Smith rounded out the podium in the 12.2-mile race from York Street, St George’s, to Cedar Avenue, Hamilton. “The... Read more of this article

SPORTS

David Patrick Named Australia Assistant Coach

David Patrick Named Australia Assistant Coach

Basketball Australia named its Australian National Men’s Basketball Squad for the 2023 FIBA World Cup, and David Patrick will serve as an assistant coach. The Sacramento State Athletics website said, “Basketball Australia named its Australian National Men’s Basketball Squad for the 2023 FIBA World Cup, and it was announced that Sacramento... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Day Race Start In St George’s

Photos: Bermuda Day Race Start In St George’s

The air was charged with excitement and anticipation as athletes and spectators gathered in St. George’s to kick off the Bermuda Day festivities with the highly anticipated Sinclair Packwood Memorial Cycle Race and Bermuda Day Half-Marathon Derby. The annual event, steeped in tradition and sporting excellence, showcased the strength, endurance,... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Finishes 5th In Switzerland

Jessica Lewis Finishes 5th In Switzerland

Jessica Lewis continued competing in the World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2023 in Nottwil, Switzerland. On day two of the competition, Lewis competed in the T53 Women’s 400m where she finished fifth with a time of 59:80. Catherine Debrunner clocked a winning time of 50:14, Fang Goa was second in 56:41, and Yen Hoang was third with a time of 58:83. Related... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting May 27

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting May 27

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday Shipping Schedule: Week Starting May 27th. On Saturday the Celebrity Summit cruise ship is expected, on Sunday the Norwegian Pearl cruise ship will arrive, and on Monday the Oleander container ship and the Liberty of the... Read more of this article

New White Mountains Board Chairperson

New White Mountains Board Chairperson

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. announced that Weston M. Hicks has been elected Chairman of the Board. Mr. Hicks replaces Morgan Davis, who has retired from the Board effective today. Weston Hicks said, “I am honored to assume the Chairmanship of this unique and wonderful company. The entire Board thanks Morgan for his leadership as our... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Named Offshore Law Firm Of Year

Carey Olsen Named Offshore Law Firm Of Year

Carey Olsen has been named Offshore Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Europe Awards 2023, taking home the award for the second year running. A spokesperson said, “The annual awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of law firms over the past year, in particular outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. “The... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Third Atlantic World Art Fair Starts On June 1st

Third Atlantic World Art Fair Starts On June 1st

June 1 to 15 will be the third online iteration of the Atlantic World Art Fair [AWAF] on the Artsy platform. A spokesperson said, “Thanks to the talented visual artists in the Caribbean mid-Atlantic who continue to inspire the galleries that feature their artwork and the collectors who invest, we are delighted to present the third online iteration... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

In a display of unwavering spirit and resilience, the 2023 Bermuda Day parade marched on despite the rain that soaked the island yesterday. Undeterred by the weather, participants and spectators alike embraced the festivities, showcasing their unwavering commitment to preserving Bermuda’s cherished traditions. PHC delivers big time this #BermudaDay,... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Despite the rain showers that persisted throughout the day, the spirit of Bermuda Day remained undeterred as thousands of enthusiastic onlookers gathered to celebrate the annual Bermuda Day parade in Hamilton. The parade, a cherished tradition that showcases the island’s vibrant culture and heritage, unfolded amidst umbrellas, raincoats, and the... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

‘The Ocean They Inhabit’ Photo Exhibit At BNG

‘The Ocean They Inhabit’ Photo Exhibit At BNG

‘The Ocean They Inhabit: Photographs by Andrew Stevenson’ is now open at the Bermuda National Gallery. A spokesperson said, “The exhibition, which is sponsored by Butterfield, presents a series of underwater photographs and a short film by internationally renowned Bermuda-based marine researcher, photographer and filmmaker Andrew Stevenson... Read more of this article

Water & Wastewater Master Plan Update

Water & Wastewater Master Plan Update

Junior Minister of Public Works Senator Leslie Robinson provided an update on the status of one of the initiatives of the Water and Wastewater Master Plan Implementation – the establishment of Regulatory Oversight for the Water Utility Sector today [May 24] in the Senate. The Junior Minister’s full statement follows below: Madam President, outlined... Read more of this article

Minister Roban Participates In UKOT/CD Council

Minister Roban Participates In UKOT/CD Council

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban represented Bermuda at the 6th UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies [UKOT/CD] Environment Ministers’ Council. A Government spokesperson said, “Held virtually on 18 May, the meeting included 31 environment ministers or equivalent representatives from UKOT/CD discussing critical environmental matters. “Territories... Read more of this article

CRIME

Police Advisory: U.S. Counterfeit Currency

Police Advisory: U.S. Counterfeit Currency

The Bermuda Police Service urges “business owners and other members of the public to be alert when conducting transactions in $U.S. notes.” A police spokesperson said, “There have been recently confirmed reports of counterfeit $U.S. notes being used by individuals to purchase items at local establishments. “The counterfeit notes detected... Read more of this article

Investigation Continues Into Murder Of Patrick Dill  

Investigation Continues Into Murder Of Patrick Dill  

Today marks the seventh anniversary of the murder of Patrick Dill — who was fatally shot in Pembroke in 2016 — and the police are renewing their appeal for anyone with any information to please come forward. A police spokesperson said, “Today is the seventh year anniversary of the murder of Patrick Dill. Mr. Dill was shot to death... Read more of this article

BPS Continues Work To Tackle Financial Crime

BPS Continues Work To Tackle Financial Crime

The police noted the recently released “Bermuda 2020 Report on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessments” and said the ”BPS works with partner agencies within the National Anti-Money Laundering Committee to both combat and deter criminal use of our financial systems, and our collective input into this report helps inform... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Applications Now Open For Fintech Programme

Applications Now Open For Fintech Programme

Applications  are open for the second annual global FinTech Education Programme. A spokesperson said, “The Economic Development Department [EDD] is pleased to open applications for the highly anticipated second annual global FinTech Education Programme. This transformative initiative is scheduled from 12 June to 14 July. “Participants in this rigorous programme... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Day Gombey

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Day Gombey

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a Bermuda Day theme featuring a Gombey in full regalia. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 6,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com, the island’s most comprehensive resource on the Bermuda Day... Read more of this article

TLC Group New Security Management Platform

TLC Group New Security Management Platform

The TLC Group of Companies UK Ltd. said they are “now offering MyCISO, a revolutionary security management platform, to the Bermuda market.” A spokesperson said, “The TLC Group of Companies UK Ltd. is excited to announce the addition of MyCISO to its portfolio of technology solutions for organizations in Bermuda. MyCISO is a powerful security management... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

BPS Appeal For Assistance In Investigation

BPS Appeal For Assistance In Investigation

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] said they are “still seeking the assistance of the public in the investigation of 29-year-old Marco Warren’s tragic death.” A police spokesperson said, “A BPS Family Liaison Officer continues to provide support to Mr. Warren’s loved ones. “As always, the BPS is grateful for members of the public who... Read more of this article

Minister Extends Condolences To Warren Family

Minister Extends Condolences To Warren Family

“I would like to extend my sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Marco Warren, who are now grappling with immense grief and loss at this time,” Minister of National Security Michael Weeks Minister Weeks said,  “One never can find the right words at such a time as this so, our thoughts and prayers are with Marco’s family,... Read more of this article

Marco Warren: Legend, Leader, Father, Footballer

Marco Warren: Legend, Leader, Father, Footballer

[Written by Stephen Wright] Tributes have poured in for Bermuda footballer Marco Warren who died following a suspected hit-and-run incident in Hamilton Parish early Sunday morning. Warren, who was found unconscious on the road just west of the junction at Trinity Church Road and North Shore Road, was taken to hospital by ambulance, where he succumbed... Read more of this article




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