Zantae Dill Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Zantae Dill Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Appleby has announced that Zantae Dill was called to the Bermuda Bar on October 15 before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun. A spokesperson said, “Appleby is delighted to announce that Zantae Dill was called to the Bermuda Bar on Friday 15 October before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun. “Zantae received her Bachelor of Law and Psychology from the University... Read more of this article

Victoria Park Bandstand To Get ‘Major Facelift’

Victoria Park Bandstand To Get ‘Major Facelift’

The Victoria Park bandstand — which dates back to 1889 — is set to ”undergo a significant paint job” and get a “major facelift” with the work expected to take seven weeks to complete. A spokesperson said, “A revered City landmark is about to get a new lease on life. The Victoria Park bandstand will undergo a significant... Read more of this article

Consulate Confirm Vaccine Policy Starts Nov 8

Consulate Confirm Vaccine Policy Starts Nov 8

The policy that will require foreign nationals – with only limited exceptions – to be fully vaccinated to fly to the United States, starts on November 8th, the U.S. Consulate in Bermuda has confirmed. The Consulate’s statement said there will be exceptions for children — the official website states “children under 18 are exempted... Read more of this article

Kaisha Wilson Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Kaisha Wilson Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Appleby has announced that Kaisha Wilson was called to the Bermuda Bar on October 15 before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun. A spokesperson said, “Appleby is delighted to announce that Kaisha Wilson was called to the Bermuda Bar on Friday 15 October before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun. “Kaisha, a Trainee in Appleby’s two-year Bermuda legal... Read more of this article

Bermudian Competing In ‘Dad Bod’ Competition

Bermudian Competing In ‘Dad Bod’ Competition

Bermudian Shaquille Young is competing in the Men’s Journal ‘Legendary Dad Bod’ competition, which will see the winner earn $25,000 and a feature in the magazine, while proceeds from the contest will go towards the B+ Foundation, an organization that supports families and children with cancer. Mr. Young’s contest entry says,... Read more of this article

Video: Police Hold Press Conference

Video: Police Hold Press Conference

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this morning [Oct 26] to discuss the latest crime statistics. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 24-minute replay is below Related StoriesPolice Service’s... Read more of this article

Govt Urged To Be Role Model In Climate Change

Govt Urged To Be Role Model In Climate Change

In advance of Minister Roban traveling to the United Nations Climate Change Conference, the Bermuda Clean Air Coalition [BCAC] called on the “government to take a progressive stance and truly be a role model in the fight against climate change.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda is gaining attention on a global level as Minister Roban... Read more of this article


Pandemic Impact: Total Jobs Declined By 1,951

Pandemic Impact: Total Jobs Declined By 1,951

Noting that “employment was impacted by economic contractions caused by the pandemic,” Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert said that “total filled jobs declined by 1,951 jobs or 5.7% from 34,378 jobs in 2019 to 32,427 in 2020.” Speaking at yesterday’s [Oct 25] press conference, Minister Furbert said, “This... Read more of this article

Still Awaiting Privy Council Decision On Marriage

Still Awaiting Privy Council Decision On Marriage

The hearing about Bermuda’s marriage laws at the Privy Council in London was held over eight months ago — in February 2021 — and the island continues to await the Court’s decision. The Privy Council is the highest court of appeal for Bermuda and this appeal marks the final step in what has been a protracted legal matter, spanning... Read more of this article

Video: October 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: October 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Total filled jobs declined by 1,951, two more coronavirus related deaths, 13 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, active cases keep declining, Nia Christopher scores 13th goal of season, swimmer Madelyn Moore wins four events, still awaiting Privy Council decision on marriage, BILTIR help clean up the Railway Trail, Bacardi & BNG to display... Read more of this article

BPS Comment On WhatsApp Message Circulating

BPS Comment On WhatsApp Message Circulating

Noting that a WhatsApp message is being circulated “which contains allegations about a person of interest to police,” the BPS asked people “to not circulate the message” and added that “information regarding ongoing investigations involving persons of interest, should not be considered accurate or legitimate, unless that... Read more of this article

Sand Sculpture In Celebration Of Garden Club

Sand Sculpture In Celebration Of Garden Club

Hannah Emmerson — the talented local artist who organizes the sandcastle competitions — has created a sand sculpture in celebration of the Garden Club’s 100th anniversary. “Sand sculpting is the oldest form of sculpting in the world, but it only became an art form during the 1970s in California and has since spread throughout the... Read more of this article

Update On Restricted & Closed Job Categories

Update On Restricted & Closed Job Categories

The Ministry of Labour is advising of “changes to the closed and restricted job categories, effective from November 1st, 2021, for a 3-month period.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Labour will be extending the moratorium on new work permits issued for closed job categories until January 31st, 2022. Please note that... Read more of this article

13 New, 127 Active, 21 In Hospital, 7 In ICU

13 New, 127 Active, 21 In Hospital, 7 In ICU

The Ministry received 5022 test results — spanning three days — and 13 were positive, so there are now 127 active cases, of which 21 people are in hospital, with 7 in ICU and sadly the Ministry confirmed there have been two more deaths.“Sadly, Bermuda has recorded another two coronavirus related deaths,” said the Minister of Health... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: Police Hold Press Conference

Video: Police Hold Press Conference

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this morning [Oct 26] to discuss the latest crime statistics. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 24-minute replay is below Related StoriesPolice Service’s... Read more of this article

Video: October 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: October 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Total filled jobs declined by 1,951, two more coronavirus related deaths, 13 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, active cases keep declining, Nia Christopher scores 13th goal of season, swimmer Madelyn Moore wins four events, still awaiting Privy Council decision on marriage, BILTIR help clean up the Railway Trail, Bacardi & BNG to display... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Oct 25 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Oct 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... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Kayla Bardgett Wins ESP Fall II Class In Florida

Kayla Bardgett Wins ESP Fall II Class In Florida

Kayla Bardgett competed in the Winter Equestrian Festival’s 2021 ESP Fall II International Horse Jumping event in Florida. Bardgett and Syl Dandy won the 1.10m Child/Adult Jumper with a Jump-Off Class. The pair had a round one clear round time of 46.353, they then clocked a Jump-Off winning time of 29.424. Competing in the 1.10m NAL Child/Adult Am... Read more of this article

Hopkins Continues In Tour Of Guadeloupe

Hopkins Continues In Tour Of Guadeloupe

Stage four of the Tour of Guadeloupe saw Kaden Hopkins back in action as a guest rider for the Dominican team Inteja Imca DCT, with competitors covering a distance of 152 km from Deshaies to Capesterre-Belle-Eau. Hopkins finished 30th with a time of 3:49:35, finishing 6:22 behind the stage winner Polychronis Tzortzakis from the Kuwait Pro Cycling Team. He... Read more of this article

Results: MTM Open Championships Day Two

Results: MTM Open Championships Day Two

The MTM Open Championships continued at the Fairmont Southampton Tennis Courts. Three matches needed a tie-breaker to decide a winner, Darren Woods defeated Noel Johnston in an Elite B Division battle 7-5, 5-7, 10-8, while Dexter Snaith defeated Robert Richardson 6-3, 3-6, 10-5 in their B Division battle. Snaith had to go the distance in his Under 14... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Zantae Dill Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Zantae Dill Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Appleby has announced that Zantae Dill was called to the Bermuda Bar on October 15 before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun. A spokesperson said, “Appleby is delighted to announce that Zantae Dill was called to the Bermuda Bar on Friday 15 October before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun. “Zantae received her Bachelor of Law and Psychology from the University... Read more of this article

Kaisha Wilson Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Kaisha Wilson Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Appleby has announced that Kaisha Wilson was called to the Bermuda Bar on October 15 before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun. A spokesperson said, “Appleby is delighted to announce that Kaisha Wilson was called to the Bermuda Bar on Friday 15 October before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun. “Kaisha, a Trainee in Appleby’s two-year Bermuda legal... Read more of this article

Pandemic Impact: Total Jobs Declined By 1,951

Pandemic Impact: Total Jobs Declined By 1,951

Noting that “employment was impacted by economic contractions caused by the pandemic,” Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert said that “total filled jobs declined by 1,951 jobs or 5.7% from 34,378 jobs in 2019 to 32,427 in 2020.” Speaking at yesterday’s [Oct 25] press conference, Minister Furbert said, “This... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Sand Sculpture In Celebration Of Garden Club

Sand Sculpture In Celebration Of Garden Club

Hannah Emmerson — the talented local artist who organizes the sandcastle competitions — has created a sand sculpture in celebration of the Garden Club’s 100th anniversary. “Sand sculpting is the oldest form of sculpting in the world, but it only became an art form during the 1970s in California and has since spread throughout the... Read more of this article

Miles ‘Trane’ Manders Holds Outdoor Art Class

Miles ‘Trane’ Manders Holds Outdoor Art Class

[Written by Dale Butler] International musician, artist, teacher, composer and pioneer Miles ‘Trane’ Manders was not deterred when he was unable to open his music school along with Atlantic Publishing House, who were preparing a second Cultural House in the heartbeat of the City. On Friday afternoon, he held a drive through and drop in outdoor... Read more of this article

Bacardi & BNG To Display Inuit Artwork Collection

Bacardi & BNG To Display Inuit Artwork Collection

In partnership with the Bermuda National Gallery, Bacardi is sharing artwork from their private collection, with the first exhibition — The Shadow Land: Cape Dorset Prints from the Bacardi Collection — “presenting artworks produced by the first generation of full-time Inuit artists based at Cape Dorset.” A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

BIOS Partners With Arizona State University

BIOS Partners With Arizona State University

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] has partnered with Arizona State University “in the bid to deepen the understanding of the role that the ocean plays in climate science.” A spokesperson said, “In a major development in the bid to deepen the understanding of the role that the ocean plays in climate science, Arizona State University... Read more of this article

Govt Urged To Be Role Model In Climate Change

Govt Urged To Be Role Model In Climate Change

In advance of Minister Roban traveling to the United Nations Climate Change Conference, the Bermuda Clean Air Coalition [BCAC] called on the “government to take a progressive stance and truly be a role model in the fight against climate change.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda is gaining attention on a global level as Minister Roban... Read more of this article

BILTIR Help Clean Up The Railway Trail

BILTIR Help Clean Up The Railway Trail

Volunteers from Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR] carried out a clean-up operation on a section of the Bermuda Railway Trail on Sunday. A spokesperson said, “As part of celebrations to mark BILTIR’s 10th anniversary this year, the organisation has adopted a section of the Railway Trail from Palmetto Park to Store Hill... Read more of this article

CRIME

BPS Comment On WhatsApp Message Circulating

BPS Comment On WhatsApp Message Circulating

Noting that a WhatsApp message is being circulated “which contains allegations about a person of interest to police,” the BPS asked people “to not circulate the message” and added that “information regarding ongoing investigations involving persons of interest, should not be considered accurate or legitimate, unless that... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Murder Of MP David Amess

Man Charged With Murder Of MP David Amess

25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali has been charged  in an English court with the murder of British MP David Amess –  who served as the Chair of the Britain-Bermuda All-Party Parliamentary Group –  according to the UK media. The Guardian’s report said, “Prosecutors have charged a man with the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess... Read more of this article

Public Cautioned About Email Scams Circulating

Public Cautioned About Email Scams Circulating

The Ministry of Labour is advising the public of two fake emails in circulation, one purporting to be from the Department of Financial Assistance and the other relating to Covid-19 status validation. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Labour advises the public of two fake emails in circulation. One claims to be an offer of assistance... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Tech Summit Attracts Nearly 800 Registrants

Tech Summit Attracts Nearly 800 Registrants

Nearly 800 people from 500 companies across 52 countries registered for the Bermuda Business Development Agency’s [BDA] third annual 2021 Virtual Bermuda Tech Summit, an overall increase from the event held in 2020. BDA CEO, David Hart said, “We encourage you to start planning your trip to visit Bermuda next October to attend our in-person Tech Summit, planned to be... Read more of this article

Public Cautioned About Email Scams Circulating

Public Cautioned About Email Scams Circulating

The Ministry of Labour is advising the public of two fake emails in circulation, one purporting to be from the Department of Financial Assistance and the other relating to Covid-19 status validation. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Labour advises the public of two fake emails in circulation. One claims to be an offer of assistance from the Department... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: “I Am From Bermuda”

Wallpaper Wednesday: “I Am From Bermuda”

Olympic champion Flora Duffy delivered a message brimming with national pride during Flora Duffy Day, with paraphrased quotes from the speech — “I Am From Bermuda” — featured on the latest designs in Bernews weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series. Her poignant speech was extremely well received, quickly surpassing over 25,000 video views on Bernews, and earning wide... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Car Crash On South Shore In Devonshire

Car Crash On South Shore In Devonshire

Yesterday [Oct 24] emergency personnel responded to a collision in Devonshire after a “driver struck a nearby wooden fence.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:13 p.m. yesterday, Sunday 24th October, police and EMS staff responded to a reported single vehicle collision, on the South Shore Road in Devonshire, just east of the entrance... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist On General Ward, Cyclist In ICU

Motorcyclist On General Ward, Cyclist In ICU

The 26-year-old female motorcyclist that was injured in a collision on October 16th in Hamilton parish is recovering on a general ward, while a 58-year-old male pedal cyclist who was injured in a collision on October 17th in Flatts remains in the ICU. A police spokesperson said, “The 26-year-old female motorcyclist injured in a serious road traffic... Read more of this article

Cyclist In Critical Condition After Collision

Cyclist In Critical Condition After Collision

A 58-year-old male pedal cyclist is listed in critical condition in the ICU following a collision in Flatts last night [Oct 17]. A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 6:00 p.m. on Sunday 17th October, 2021, police and other emergency services responded to a report of a serious road traffic collision involving a pedal cyclist and a motorcar... Read more of this article




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