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Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

This past weekend saw the Government confirm two more Covid related deaths, the police hold a minute of silence as Prince Philip’s funeral began, Zeiko Lewis named as one of the USL Championship’s “Top Five Attacking Midfielders and more. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more.News/Misc:Health Minister Confirms Covid... Read more of this article

Education Ministry On Checkpoint Assessments

Education Ministry On Checkpoint Assessments

“We can confirm that due to the current position of our island in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided not to administer the Cambridge Checkpoint assessments,” the Ministry of Education said this evening. Checkpoint Assessments A Government spokesperson said, “There have been mixed reactions from stakeholders about administering... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert: Helping Services Are Available

Minister Furbert: Helping Services Are Available

The Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert wants to “remind the public of helping services that are available to assist Bermuda as we come together to persevere through these challenging times.” Minister Furbert said, “Bermuda, we are going through this as a community; no one is alone. There are resources available... Read more of this article

Minister Confirms Another Covid Related Death

Minister Confirms Another Covid Related Death

The Minister of Health Kim Wilson today advised that “sadly, Bermuda has experienced another Covid-19 related death this weekend. This brings the total number of Covid-19 deaths in Bermuda to 19.” The Minister of Health stated, “I extend my heartfelt condolences and prayers for support to the family and friends of the person who has died.... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Monday April 19

Weather Forecast For Monday April 19

Monday, April 19 is expected to be cloudy, with the high to be near 24°C/76°F and the low to be near 19°C/66°F, according to the Bermuda Weather Service. Winds are expected to be SSW. The relative humidity is expected to be near 86%. Sunrise will be at 6:45am and sunset will be at 7:51pm. High tide will be at 2:12am and 2:33pm, while low tide will... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dennis Joaquin’s New Art Mural

Photos & Video: Dennis Joaquin’s New Art Mural

Dennis Joaquin has created another beautiful mural, this time an animal themed artistic creation he called the ‘Savanna.’ Mr Joaquin – who created an underwater mural on the wall surrounding his home in Warwick during the lockdown last year — told Bernews that the mural “has occupied my time during this lockdown”... Read more of this article

Group Urges Witnesses To Contact Police

Group Urges Witnesses To Contact Police

Following the murder of Jordan Outerbridge, the Women Of The One Bermuda Alliance [WOBA] group is appealing to “anyone who knows anything about this case or who saw something to contact the police.” Nicky Gurret, Chair of the Women of The One Bermuda Alliance, said, “The Women of The One Bermuda Alliance [WOBA] sends its deepest solace... Read more of this article

“The 5 C’s Of Business Success” Webinar

“The 5 C’s Of Business Success” Webinar

In celebration of Financial Literacy Month, a free virtual summit entitled “The 5 C’s Of Business Success” will be held on Saturday, April 24 from 11.00am to 1.00pm via Zoom. A spokesperson said, “It’s Financial Literacy Month and five black women financial professionals are empowering small business’ finances. “The... Read more of this article

Premier Attends Emergency Caricom Meeting

Premier Attends Emergency Caricom Meeting

Heads of Government from Caricom nations — including Premier David Burt – held a special virtual emergency meeting to discuss the situation in St Vincent and the Grenadines caused by the volcanic eruptions. A statement from Caricom said, “Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community [Caricom] met in Special Emergency session on... Read more of this article

Lewis Named In ‘Top Five Attacking Midfielders’

Lewis Named In ‘Top Five Attacking Midfielders’

Zeiko Lewis has been named as one of the USL Championship’s “Top Five Attacking Midfielders.” In describing the Bermudian footballer, the USL said, “There have been numerous key performers for the Charleston Battery over the past two seasons, but the influence Lewis has had on the team in the attacking third while driving to... Read more of this article

“Safe Environment For Associates & Customers”

“Safe Environment For Associates & Customers”

“Our most urgent priority throughout this pandemic has been to provide a safe environment for our associates and customers,” the MarketPlace said. The MarketPlace posted a graphic on social media, saying: “The MarketPlace works closely with the government and public health officials and follows their guidelines. We do everything possible... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday April 18th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday April 18th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Leonard Williams was named one of Destinations International’s ’30 Under 30,’ ZipX donated $10,000 to BHB’s Vaccination Clinic, Halle Teart made the Dean’s List of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, NYT magazine featured Shiona Turini, and Robin Stempel earned two qualifying scores were all some of the positive news... Read more of this article

Lewis Competes In James Barber Invitational

Lewis Competes In James Barber Invitational

Zekiah Lewis and her Quinnipiac track & field teammates took fourth at the James Barber Invitational at Southern Connecticut State University. Southern finished in first place with 153 points, followed by Franklin Pierce in second with 100 points. The University of New Haven placed third with 93 points, and Quinnipiac registered 85 points in fourth. Lewis... Read more of this article