Video: Sunday July 12th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday July 12th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Private Ndavyah Williams is recuperating, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc Sigma Xi Omega Chapter awarded scholarships to Roneeyah Jones and Nkosi Edwards, Nahki Wells scored twice for Bristol City, and Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government selected Jeff Baron as a Fellow for the Edward S. Mason Program were all some of... Read more of this article

Minister Issues Closure Notice To Blu Bar & Grill

Minister Issues Closure Notice To Blu Bar & Grill

“I issued a closure notice to Blu Bar and Grill which goes into effect today [July 11] and expires after 14 days,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said. The party at Blu has been the topic of widespread discussion, and resulted in both Wayne Caines and Zane DeSilva resigning from the Cabinet after videos circulated showing them among the... Read more of this article

Nahki Wells Scores Twice For Bristol City

Nahki Wells Scores Twice For Bristol City

Nahki Wells made an excellent showing today [July 11], with the Bermudian footballer scoring twice for Bristol City as they recorded a 3 – 1 victory over Middlesbrough. Wells started off scoring in the 6th minute to put his team up 1 – 0, his team mate scored to make the score 2 – 0, and then Wells scored his second goal in the 79th... Read more of this article

Butterfield & Lewis Named Athletes Of The Year

Butterfield & Lewis Named Athletes Of The Year

Tyler Butterfield and Jessica Lewis were named the 2019 Male and Female Athletes of the Year as the Department of Youth and Sports staged a social distancing style Awards Ceremony at the Berkeley Institute. Mr Butterfield had a remarkable year winning the Ironman 70.3 Cozumel, and he also broke the Bermuda Marathon record when he clocked a time of 2:21.47... Read more of this article

Gunshots Fired In Sandys Parish Last Night

Gunshots Fired In Sandys Parish Last Night

Gunshots were fired last night in Sandys ”with at least one round of ammunition piercing the window of a private residence,” police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:20pm last evening [10th July 2020], police responded to a report of what was believed to be gunshots heard in the area of Rockywold Drive in Sandys. “On... Read more of this article

Video: July 11th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: July 11th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Gunshots fired in Sandys, Minister David Burch on curfew, regulations & more, “fabulous” staycation at Rosewood, Concacaf produce 2019 Gold Cup documentary, Unemployment Benefit payments delayed, and one new confirmed Covid-19 case in Bermuda are some of the stories in this morning’s [July 11] Bernews Newsflash.The Bernews Morning... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 393 Test Results, One Was Positive

Covid-19: 393 Test Results, One Was Positive

Today there were 393 test results received and one was positive for Covid-19, with the new case “imported on yesterday’s Air Canada flight.” A Government spokesperson said, “Today there were 393 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and one was positive for COVID-19. The new case was imported on yesterday’s Air Canada flight. “Bermuda... Read more of this article


Unemployment Benefit Payments Delayed

Unemployment Benefit Payments Delayed

Due to technical problems at the bank, unemployment benefit payments due today were delayed, however the matter has been resolved and the payments are scheduled to be processed this evening, the Ministry of Finance said. A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Finance is advising the public that due to technical problems being experienced by the... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: July 10 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 10 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... Read more of this article

Eight Years Later: Disappearance Of Rudy Smith

Eight Years Later: Disappearance Of Rudy Smith

Yesterday [July 9] marked the eighth anniversary of the disappearance of Rudy Smith, who was last seen alive in July 2012, with the police previously saying that his disappearance is “being treated as a murder investigation and remains an active case.” The police renewed their appeal for information into Mr. Smith’s disappearance... Read more of this article

Minister Burch On Curfew, Regulations & More

Minister Burch On Curfew, Regulations & More

The curfew remains midnight to 5am, permitted gatherings are set at a maximum of 50 persons unless the organisers have an exemption, and enforcement protocols must be enhanced, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking at last night’s press briefing, Minister Burch said, “I am happy to provide an update on the work of the Cabinet... Read more of this article

Premier: New Cabinet Ministers On Wednesday

Premier: New Cabinet Ministers On Wednesday

“It is my expectation to ask the Governor to make new appointments to the Cabinet next week Wednesday,” Premier David Burt said, with the Premier saying that “inviting two committed and dedicated Ministers of the Government to resign gave me no pleasure” but ”rules and regulations mean nothing if we are not prepared to... Read more of this article

Review: A ‘Fabulous’ Staycation At Rosewood

Review: A ‘Fabulous’ Staycation At Rosewood

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Summertime is usually the season when resident leave the rock for vacations. Disney World, Europe, the Caribbean, cruises, visiting family, etc are all popular options throughout July and August. This year, things are a bit different thanks to a global pandemic known as Covid-19. With the LF Wade International Airport... Read more of this article

Video: July 10th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: July 10th Bernews Morning Newsflash

New Cabinet appointments expected on Wednesday, police urge people to call correct lines, post office update on overseas mail service, no new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Bermuda, Titan Express Emancipation Day events, C2 superyacht visits St. George’s, over 5,500 people sign online petition to reintroduce Ashay Programme and Green Family donates... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

[Updated] The Government is holding a press conference this evening [July 9] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime, the live video is below. Update 5.57pm: The Government said, “We received 283 new COVID-19 results today. All 283 results received were negative. Total confirmed cases in... Read more of this article

Photos: Mirrors Student Art & Digital Contest

Photos: Mirrors Student Art & Digital Contest

The Mirrors Programme is holding the fourth annual Art and Digital Competition at Masterworks, with the island’s young artists showcasing their talents. Mirrors Programme Manager Kimberley Jackson stated, “The student art exhibit never fails to provide us with a remarkable display of our youth’s creative and artistic talent. This year the... Read more of this article

Covid-19 Guidelines For Recreational Boating

Covid-19 Guidelines For Recreational Boating

The Government has released a document providing guidance for physical distancing for private recreational boating in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. The guidance advises boaters to stay home if they’re sick, practice good hygiene, gather in groups of a maximum of 50 people during raft-ups, wear masks, bring personal food and drink, limit... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: Sunday July 12th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday July 12th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Private Ndavyah Williams is recuperating, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc Sigma Xi Omega Chapter awarded scholarships to Roneeyah Jones and Nkosi Edwards, Nahki Wells scored twice for Bristol City, and Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government selected Jeff Baron as a Fellow for the Edward S. Mason Program were all some of... Read more of this article

Video: July 11th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: July 11th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Gunshots fired in Sandys, Minister David Burch on curfew, regulations & more, “fabulous” staycation at Rosewood, Concacaf produce 2019 Gold Cup documentary, Unemployment Benefit payments delayed, and one new confirmed Covid-19 case in Bermuda are some of the stories in this morning’s [July 11] Bernews Newsflash.The Bernews Morning... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: July 10 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 10 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... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Nahki Wells Scores Twice For Bristol City

Nahki Wells Scores Twice For Bristol City

Nahki Wells made an excellent showing today [July 11], with the Bermudian footballer scoring twice for Bristol City as they recorded a 3 – 1 victory over Middlesbrough. Wells started off scoring in the 6th minute to put his team up 1 – 0, his team mate scored to make the score 2 – 0, and then Wells scored his second goal in the 79th... Read more of this article

Butterfield & Lewis Named Athletes Of The Year

Butterfield & Lewis Named Athletes Of The Year

Tyler Butterfield and Jessica Lewis were named the 2019 Male and Female Athletes of the Year as the Department of Youth and Sports staged a social distancing style Awards Ceremony at the Berkeley Institute. Mr Butterfield had a remarkable year winning the Ironman 70.3 Cozumel, and he also broke the Bermuda Marathon record when he clocked a time of 2:21.47... Read more of this article

Smith Wins BPGA Stroke Play Championships

Smith Wins BPGA Stroke Play Championships

The Bermuda Professional Golf Association’s Stroke Play Championships came to an end at the Tucker’s Point Golf Course with Camiko Smith crowned Champion. Smith carded a very solid final round 71 to win by 4 shot. Smith entered the final round one stroke behind Chris Smith, the pair also playing alongside Chaka DeSilva were keeping it interesting... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Minister Issues Closure Notice To Blu Bar & Grill

Minister Issues Closure Notice To Blu Bar & Grill

“I issued a closure notice to Blu Bar and Grill which goes into effect today [July 11] and expires after 14 days,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said. The party at Blu has been the topic of widespread discussion, and resulted in both Wayne Caines and Zane DeSilva resigning from the Cabinet after videos circulated showing them among the... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 11

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 11

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday July 11th.On Sunday the Viking Princess vehicles carrier is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Tuesday the Almi Navigator crude oil tanker is scheduled to arrive. On Wednesday the Somers... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 10 2020

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 10 2020

July 10 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 1,834.79, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 58 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF], and the full report for the week is available here [PDF]. Related StoriesBermuda Stock Exchange Report: July... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Review: A ‘Fabulous’ Staycation At Rosewood

Review: A ‘Fabulous’ Staycation At Rosewood

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Summertime is usually the season when resident leave the rock for vacations. Disney World, Europe, the Caribbean, cruises, visiting family, etc are all popular options throughout July and August. This year, things are a bit different thanks to a global pandemic known as Covid-19. With the LF Wade International Airport... Read more of this article

Photos: Mirrors Student Art & Digital Contest

Photos: Mirrors Student Art & Digital Contest

The Mirrors Programme is holding the fourth annual Art and Digital Competition at Masterworks, with the island’s young artists showcasing their talents. Mirrors Programme Manager Kimberley Jackson stated, “The student art exhibit never fails to provide us with a remarkable display of our youth’s creative and artistic talent. This year the... Read more of this article

Covid-19 Guidelines For Recreational Boating

Covid-19 Guidelines For Recreational Boating

The Government has released a document providing guidance for physical distancing for private recreational boating in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. The guidance advises boaters to stay home if they’re sick, practice good hygiene, gather in groups of a maximum of 50 people during raft-ups, wear masks, bring personal food and drink, limit... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Brownies Reuse Waste, Hold Eco Fashion Show

Brownies Reuse Waste, Hold Eco Fashion Show

While completing schooling via remote learning, the First Devonshire Brownie Pack has designed outfits, hats, and accessories using items that would ordinarily be considered garbage. A spokesperson said, “The First Devonshire Brownie Pack has spent the last few months designing outfits, hats and accessories using items that would ordinarily be tossed... Read more of this article

ABIR To Host Climate Risk Webinar On June 22

ABIR To Host Climate Risk Webinar On June 22

The Association Of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] will be hosting a Climate Risk Webinar on Monday, June 22 at 11.00am. ABIR said, “Celebrate International Climate Change Day with a Climate Risk Webinar including Bermuda Market Leaders and featuring special guest, Ms. Ekhosuehi Iyahen, Secretary-General, Insurance Development Forum. “The... Read more of this article

BZS To Host Virtual Lecture Series On Energy

BZS To Host Virtual Lecture Series On Energy

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is getting set to host Zoom lectures entitled ‘Energy Empowerment’ on Thursday, June 18 at 7.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Coronavirus-related disruptions have given the Bermuda Zoological Society time to rethink its lecture series. In response to the new way of communicating with our members and the community,... Read more of this article

CRIME

Gunshots Fired In Sandys Parish Last Night

Gunshots Fired In Sandys Parish Last Night

Gunshots were fired last night in Sandys ”with at least one round of ammunition piercing the window of a private residence,” police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:20pm last evening [10th July 2020], police responded to a report of what was believed to be gunshots heard in the area of Rockywold Drive in Sandys. “On... Read more of this article

Eight Years Later: Disappearance Of Rudy Smith

Eight Years Later: Disappearance Of Rudy Smith

Yesterday [July 9] marked the eighth anniversary of the disappearance of Rudy Smith, who was last seen alive in July 2012, with the police previously saying that his disappearance is “being treated as a murder investigation and remains an active case.” The police renewed their appeal for information into Mr. Smith’s disappearance... Read more of this article

UK Court Orders Confiscation After Conviction

UK Court Orders Confiscation After Conviction

A court in the U.K. has confiscated thousands of pounds from Marcus Weeks and Dalji Waldron after they were convicted of drug charges. The report from Lincolnshire Live said that two brothers “have had thousands of pounds confiscated after selling drugs to university students in Lincoln by taxi.” Marcus Weeks and Dalji Waldron were jailed... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Space Region Has ‘Bermuda Triangle’ Moniker

Space Region Has ‘Bermuda Triangle’ Moniker

The Bermuda Triangle has lent its name to a “vast region above Earth has been known to wreak havoc on spacecraft that happen to enter the area.” A Space.com story said, “Ships, airplanes and people have been known to disappear without explanation in an area of the North Atlantic Ocean known as the Bermuda Triangle. “Could it be extraterrestrials, some... Read more of this article

Police Urge People To Call Correct Lines

Police Urge People To Call Correct Lines

“In recent times there has been an increase in the number of calls to the main police line from individuals making reports and seeking information resulting in that line becoming congested as officers deal with matters for which that line was not intended,” the police said. “We wish to remind the public of the other means of contacting the BPS for information... Read more of this article

Appleby Launch Offshore Data Protection Guide

Appleby Launch Offshore Data Protection Guide

Appleby has launched an Offshore Data Protection Guide to “provide a detailed overview of the privacy and cybersecurity regimes in eight of the world’s leading offshore jurisdictions.” A spokesperson said, “The guide offers businesses quick answers to some of the most critical issues related to data protection. “In addition to outlining local... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

‘Motorcycle Rider Collided With A Light Pole’

‘Motorcycle Rider Collided With A Light Pole’

Police responded to a single vehicle road traffic collision in the Harrington Sound area this afternoon. At around 4.45pm today, a police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 4:00 pm today Thursday, 9th July, police responded to a single vehicle road traffic collision, just east of the junction of Harrington Sound and Harrington Hundreds Roads. “Details... Read more of this article

Injured Soldier’s Family Extend Their Thanks

Injured Soldier’s Family Extend Their Thanks

The family of Private Ndavyah Williams, who has undergone surgery since being flown to Boston after being struck by a vehicle while manning a checkpoint on June 29, is offering thanks for the support received following the incident. The collision also injured Private Wilkes, resulting in a broken ankle. A member of the family said, “On June 29th at... Read more of this article

Collision, Rider Arrested For Impaired Driving

Collision, Rider Arrested For Impaired Driving

One motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired, while another one required emergency surgery after a head-on collision involving two motorcycles on South Road in Warwick. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 4:45 p.m. on Sunday 5th July, police received a report a two vehicle on South Road in Warwick. “Upon arrival... Read more of this article