Police Appeal: Locate 26-Year-Old Julia O’Brien

Police Appeal: Locate 26-Year-Old Julia O’Brien

The Bermuda Police Service said they are “seeking the public’s assistance in locating 26-year old Julia O’Brien.” A spokesperson said, “Ms. O’Brien was last seen leaving King Edward VII Memorial Hospital around 7:20 p.m. today, Monday, June 27th, 2022. “At the time she was wearing grey pants, a black top and pink head-dress. Anyone... Read more of this article

Premier: ‘Fintech Is Creating Jobs In Bermuda’

Premier: ‘Fintech Is Creating Jobs In Bermuda’

Premier & Minister of Finance David Burt recently visited the Bittrex Global and RELM Insurance offices, with the Premier stating that “Fintech is creating jobs in Bermuda for Bermudians,” noting that Bittrex has six full-time Bermudian staff members, while in the past year, RELM has “grown from 4 employees to 13, all of whom are Bermudian.” The... Read more of this article

Column: Political Ad, Budget, Debt, Ideas & More

Column: Political Ad, Budget, Debt, Ideas & More

[Opinion column written by OBA Senator Dr Douglas De Couto] Like all of you, I recently received the Government’s mailing “What the 2022/23 Budget means to you”. This slick piece of political promotion by the PLP Government is further proof that David Burt’s Government lacks any true ideas or vision to improve the future – all they can offer... Read more of this article

2022 Bermuda Youth Film Festival Winners

2022 Bermuda Youth Film Festival Winners

Bermuda Youth Film Festival recently held its first festival screening at BUEI and also announced the winners of the festival. A spokesperson said, “The intention of the festival is to encourage young people between the ages of 11 and 18 from across Bermuda to feel inspired to share their stories in film. Bermuda has the potential to create something... Read more of this article

Review: Bermuda Dance Academy Into The Wild

Review: Bermuda Dance Academy Into The Wild

[Written by Dale Butler] It was inevitable that Nikia Manders, BFA, MA, would be impacted by her well-known mother Linda L. Manders who established a solid record of achievement on the stage and in the classroom. Nikia, as a teacher at The Berkeley Institute [2008], started the Bermuda Dance Academy in 2015 after passionately and successfully leading... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Carter, Simmons, Wilkinson

Video: BNV With Carter, Simmons, Wilkinson

Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] Junior MSME Officer Dennis Carter, BEDC Assistant Communication & Development Officer Deshun Simmons and Sabriuna Wilkinson the owner of ‘Nurture Laiche BDA’ will be joining Bernews at 8.00pm this evening [June 27] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with the... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: June 27 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 27 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: June... Read more of this article


Bermuda Wins ISBHF Pool B World Championship

Bermuda Wins ISBHF Pool B World Championship

[Updated] Bermuda has won the 2022 ISBHF International Street & Ball Hockey Pool B World Championships after defeating Lebanon today [June 27] in Quebec, claiming their 6th win of the tournament to win the Pool B World Title.They won the finals with a score of 3-2, with Bermuda’s goals scored by Kris Abramowski, Andrew Bonner, and Robbie... Read more of this article

Horticulture Training Gets Underway Today

Horticulture Training Gets Underway Today

Personnel from several local organisations commenced horticulture and arboriculture training today [June 27] at the Botanical Gardens. A Government spokesperson said, “Trainers Joanna Jeffery, Steph Addison and Nigel Hewish from Kingston Maurward College in Dorset, England, are visiting the Island from 21 June to 1 July to carry out the instruction... Read more of this article

Donawa Signs New Contract With Solihull Moors

Donawa Signs New Contract With Solihull Moors

Bermudian footballer Justin Donawa has signed a new one-year contract with the Solihull Moors football team in England. The club’s announcement said, “Solihull Moors are pleased to announce that Justin Donawa has signed a one-year contract extension with the club. “The 26-year-old’s previous deal at the ARMCO Arena expired following... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Murder Of Keith Gordon

Man Charged With Murder Of Keith Gordon

A 45-year-old man appeared in Magistrate’s Court today [June 27] in connection with the murder of 70-year-old Keith Gordon. Clinton Smith was not required to enter a plea as the charges must be heard in the Supreme Court. He was remanded in custody and is set to reappear during the Supreme Court Arraignment Session on August 1st.Related StoriesVictim’s... Read more of this article

City: Sewer Break Is ‘Temporarily Patched’

City: Sewer Break Is ‘Temporarily Patched’

City crews “worked around the clock this weekend, the sewer break on Point Finger Road is temporarily patched and has stopped the discharge onto the road” and “Point Finger Road remains closed with permitted local access only,” the City said today. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton is advising members of the public... Read more of this article

Coral Wells Earns CaribbWIIN Recognition Award

Coral Wells Earns CaribbWIIN Recognition Award

Bermuda’s Coral Wells earned an Honorary Special Recognition Award for “outstanding achievements, tenacity, and commitment capable of impacting the lives of humankind for the better” during the Caribbean Women Inventors & Innovators [CaribbWIIN] event in Antigua and Barbuda. In May, female leaders from around the world gathered to... Read more of this article

Join The Summer Employment Programme

Join The Summer Employment Programme

“There are more opportunities to join the 2022 Summer Employment Programme,” the Department of Workforce Development advised. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Workforce Development [DWD] is pleased to advise that there are more opportunities to join the 2022 Summer Employment Programme and invites college and university... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: BNV With Carter, Simmons, Wilkinson

Video: BNV With Carter, Simmons, Wilkinson

Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] Junior MSME Officer Dennis Carter, BEDC Assistant Communication & Development Officer Deshun Simmons and Sabriuna Wilkinson the owner of ‘Nurture Laiche BDA’ will be joining Bernews at 8.00pm this evening [June 27] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with the... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: June 27 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 27 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: June... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Spirit Of Bermuda Crew

Video: Interview With Spirit Of Bermuda Crew

The Spirit of Bermuda successfully completed the 2022 Newport Bermuda Race, crossing the finish line in the east end at 10.35am Bermuda time on Tuesday [June 21], after making the 635 nautical mile journey from Rhode Island.Speaking after the arrival, Bermuda Sloop Foundation CEO Robin Hamill told Bernews, “We’re thrilled to be back in... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Bermuda Wins ISBHF Pool B World Championship

Bermuda Wins ISBHF Pool B World Championship

[Updated] Bermuda has won the 2022 ISBHF International Street & Ball Hockey Pool B World Championships after defeating Lebanon today [June 27] in Quebec, claiming their 6th win of the tournament to win the Pool B World Title.They won the finals with a score of 3-2, with Bermuda’s goals scored by Kris Abramowski, Andrew Bonner, and Robbie... Read more of this article

Report: Niraj Odedra Appointed Head Coach

Report: Niraj Odedra Appointed Head Coach

The Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] has reportedly appointed Indian cricket coach Niraj Odedra as the national team’s head coach. This is according to reports from the Indian media, which said, “Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] has roped in Saurashtra’s Niraj Odedra as the national team’s head coach on a short-term basis with an eye on qualification... Read more of this article

Leverock Signed For Clarion County Asia United

Leverock Signed For Clarion County Asia United

[Written by Stephen Wright] Kamau Leverock has signed for United States cricket team Clarion County Asia United for the upcoming Diversity Cup. Leverock, who captained Bermuda at the recent ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League B tournament in Uganda, has played for several teams in T20 franchise cricket in North America. The 27-year-old played for... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Premier: ‘Fintech Is Creating Jobs In Bermuda’

Premier: ‘Fintech Is Creating Jobs In Bermuda’

Premier & Minister of Finance David Burt recently visited the Bittrex Global and RELM Insurance offices, with the Premier stating that “Fintech is creating jobs in Bermuda for Bermudians,” noting that Bittrex has six full-time Bermudian staff members, while in the past year, RELM has “grown from 4 employees to 13, all of whom are Bermudian.” The... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Carter, Simmons, Wilkinson

Video: BNV With Carter, Simmons, Wilkinson

Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] Junior MSME Officer Dennis Carter, BEDC Assistant Communication & Development Officer Deshun Simmons and Sabriuna Wilkinson the owner of ‘Nurture Laiche BDA’ will be joining Bernews at 8.00pm this evening [June 27] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with the... Read more of this article

Hundreds Attend Cybersecurity Webinar Series

Hundreds Attend Cybersecurity Webinar Series

Close to 400 Bermudian businesses attended the Cybersecurity Webinar Series and learned from subject-matter experts and members of the Cybersecurity Governance Board how to keep their businesses, their computer systems, and their client information safe. A Government spokesperson said, “The 9-part series, composed of monthly Lunch & Learn webinars,... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

2022 Bermuda Youth Film Festival Winners

2022 Bermuda Youth Film Festival Winners

Bermuda Youth Film Festival recently held its first festival screening at BUEI and also announced the winners of the festival. A spokesperson said, “The intention of the festival is to encourage young people between the ages of 11 and 18 from across Bermuda to feel inspired to share their stories in film. Bermuda has the potential to create something... Read more of this article

Review: Bermuda Dance Academy Into The Wild

Review: Bermuda Dance Academy Into The Wild

[Written by Dale Butler] It was inevitable that Nikia Manders, BFA, MA, would be impacted by her well-known mother Linda L. Manders who established a solid record of achievement on the stage and in the classroom. Nikia, as a teacher at The Berkeley Institute [2008], started the Bermuda Dance Academy in 2015 after passionately and successfully leading... Read more of this article

‘Dynamic Food & Beverage Offerings’ Sought

‘Dynamic Food & Beverage Offerings’ Sought

The Taste of Bermuda food festival which will run from September 30th to October 2nd, and the City is “currently looking for creative and dynamic food and beverage offerings to include in this year’s Taste lineup.” A spokesperson said, “One of the City of Hamilton’s most anticipated and fastest-growing annual events has returned for... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Ariel Re Staff Help To Clean Up Southlands Park

Ariel Re Staff Help To Clean Up Southlands Park

Staff from Bermuda-based reinsurance company Ariel Re helped to clean up Southlands Park and Beach in support of Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB], one of the island’s environmental non-profit organizations. The 15 volunteers – including Chief Executive Officer Ryan Mather – cleared approximately 600 pounds of trash from trails and abandoned buildings,... Read more of this article

Minister Roban Attending UN Ocean Conference

Minister Roban Attending UN Ocean Conference

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban is attending the United Nations Ocean Conference in Portugal, which is being held from June 26th to July 1st. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs is pleased to advise that the Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs, the Honourable Walter Roban, JP, MP, will be representing Bermuda... Read more of this article

Governor Welcomes ‘Eco Club’ Students

Governor Welcomes ‘Eco Club’ Students

The Governor welcomed “School Garden & Eco Club” students from Victor Scott Primary and Dellwood Middle Schools to celebrate their gardening success for the 2021-2022 school year. In an online post, the Government House said, “Yesterday evening, the Governor and Mr Jacob Hawkins welcomed “School Garden & Eco Club” students from... Read more of this article

CRIME

Man Charged With Murder Of Keith Gordon

Man Charged With Murder Of Keith Gordon

A 45-year-old man appeared in Magistrate’s Court today [June 27] in connection with the murder of 70-year-old Keith Gordon. Clinton Smith was not required to enter a plea as the charges must be heard in the Supreme Court. He was remanded in custody and is set to reappear during the Supreme Court Arraignment Session on August 1st.Related StoriesVictim’s... Read more of this article

Murder Investigation Into Death Of Keith Gordon

Murder Investigation Into Death Of Keith Gordon

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] held a press conference this afternoon [June 24] where they confirmed that the investigation into the death of 70-year-old Keith Gordon is now a murder investigation, and one person has been arrested. The police said, “The deceased man has been identified as Keith Gordon, who is a very familiar and popular... Read more of this article

BPS Thank Public For Cooperation During Holiday

BPS Thank Public For Cooperation During Holiday

Noting that while there was an altercation at the Arboretum and 48 arrests made over the course of the holiday weekend [34 of which were for outstanding warrants] the police said it was a “relatively quiet Heroes Day holiday, in terms of serious crime” and thanked the public for their co-operation. A police spokesperson said, “A relatively... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Premier: ‘Fintech Is Creating Jobs In Bermuda’

Premier: ‘Fintech Is Creating Jobs In Bermuda’

Premier & Minister of Finance David Burt recently visited the Bittrex Global and RELM Insurance offices, with the Premier stating that “Fintech is creating jobs in Bermuda for Bermudians,” noting that Bittrex has six full-time Bermudian staff members, while in the past year, RELM has “grown from 4 employees to 13, all of whom are Bermudian.” The... Read more of this article

Hundreds Attend Cybersecurity Webinar Series

Hundreds Attend Cybersecurity Webinar Series

Close to 400 Bermudian businesses attended the Cybersecurity Webinar Series and learned from subject-matter experts and members of the Cybersecurity Governance Board how to keep their businesses, their computer systems, and their client information safe. A Government spokesperson said, “The 9-part series, composed of monthly Lunch & Learn webinars, was hosted by... Read more of this article

Coral Wells Earns CaribbWIIN Recognition Award

Coral Wells Earns CaribbWIIN Recognition Award

Bermuda’s Coral Wells earned an Honorary Special Recognition Award for “outstanding achievements, tenacity, and commitment capable of impacting the lives of humankind for the better” during the Caribbean Women Inventors & Innovators [CaribbWIIN] event in Antigua and Barbuda. In May, female leaders from around the world gathered to celebrate the women... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Police Witness Appeal: Single Vehicle Collision

Police Witness Appeal: Single Vehicle Collision

The police said they are “investigating a serious single vehicle road traffic collision involving a motorcycle, which occurred at the roundabout at the junction of Palmetto Road and North Shore Road, Devonshire, around 11:55pm on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022.” A police spokesperson said, “The motorcycle rider, a 40-year-old male, was... Read more of this article

Man Taken To Hospital After Crash In Smiths

Man Taken To Hospital After Crash In Smiths

A 20-year-old man has been taken to hospital after a crash on Harrington Sound Road early this morning [June 20], the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:40 a.m. today, Monday, 20th June 2022, police and other first responders attended a serious, single vehicle, road traffic collision on Harrington Sound Road, Smiths Parish,... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Robert Vaughan

Police Confirm Death Of Robert Vaughan

The police have confirmed the death of 47-year-old Robert A. Vaughan, and said the ”investigation regarding this fatal industrial incident is ongoing.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 47-year-old Robert A. Vaughan and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “It appears... Read more of this article




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