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30 Minute Video: Jan 19 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 19 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: Jan 18... Read more of this article

“Restrictions Relating To Curfew Will Expire”

“Restrictions Relating To Curfew Will Expire”

“The current restrictions relating to Curfew will expire as of 5:00 am on 20 January 2022,’” the Ministry advised today, adding that other restrictions will remain in place such as maximum group sizes of 20 people. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health today announces that effective Friday, 21 January 2022 the... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Thursday January 20

Weather Forecast For Thursday January 20

Thursday, January 20 is expected to see sunny periods, an early shower possible, with the high to be near 21°C/70°F and the low to be near 18°C/64°F, according to the Bermuda Weather Service. Winds are expected to be SE. The relative humidity is expected to be near 67%. Sunrise will be at 7.19am and sunset will be at 5.41pm. High tide will be at... Read more of this article

Boxer Adrian Roach Looking Forward To Match

Boxer Adrian Roach Looking Forward To Match

[Written by Stephen Wright] Adrian Roach believes he has improved beyond all recognition since his previous fight in Bermuda after spending the past year sharpening his skills on the Crandall University Chargers boxing team. Roach was recommended for a scholarship at the university in Moncton, New Brunswick, by the Bermuda Boxing Federation and has... Read more of this article

Fitch: Underwriting Profitability “Should Return”

Fitch: Underwriting Profitability “Should Return”

“Bermuda [re]insurers should return to underwriting profitability in 2022, as combined ratio improvement and continued premium rate increases more than offset increased catastrophic losses,” according to Fitch Ratings. A statement from the ratings agency said, “Fitch expects pricing to continue to rise but at a declining rate for [re]insurers... Read more of this article

Asrael Basden Earns Honorable Mention

Asrael Basden Earns Honorable Mention

Asrael Basden — who plays for the Paul Quinn College women’s soccer team in Texas — was recognized as a top performer soccer student athlete around the country. Basden was voted to the Honorable Mention List for All-American Honors. The award recipients were nominated by their institutions and voted upon by coaches from the USCAA... Read more of this article

Bermuda Archers Heading To Archery Classic

Bermuda Archers Heading To Archery Classic

Bermuda archers are ready to compete in the largest Indoor Archery Tournament on the East Coast, set to take part in Lancaster Archery Classic which offers a 60-arrow qualification round, followed by head-to-head matches that culminate in a shoot-your-way-to-the-top grand finale. Over 2000 archers are expected to compete in the Lancaster Archery Classic... Read more of this article

Man Arrested For Threats On Social Media

Man Arrested For Threats On Social Media

A 34-year-old man has been arrested following “threats and other menacing comments made on social media toward Premier David Burt during a live interview,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “This morning, officers from the Criminal Investigation Unit carried out a search at a Hamilton Parish residence after an investigation... Read more of this article

Williamson & Dudley-Pun Compete In Devon

Williamson & Dudley-Pun Compete In Devon

Two Harbour swimmers –  Giada Dudley-Pun and Sam Williamson — were in action swimming in the Devon Age Groups and Championships at the Plymouth Life Centre in Plymouth, England. Dudley-Pun competed in one final, while Williamson competed 3 finals, with Dudley-Pun swimming for Mount Kelly School in the girls 16 -year age group, while Williamson... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Featured In CBS Eel Report

Video: Bermuda Featured In CBS Eel Report

Chris Flook, who works for Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], was recently featured in a CBS News video titled ‘The Shocking Truth About Eels’, with the report examining how eels breed in the Sargasso Sea. The CBS News website said, “Eels have a slippery reputation, transforming themselves in saltwater and freshwater environments... Read more of this article

Power Boat Association Annual General Meeting

Power Boat Association Annual General Meeting

The Bermuda Power Boat Association [BPBA] held its Annual General Meeting yesterday evening [Jan 18]. A spokesperson said, “The following were voted back in as Executive CommitteeRobert Cardwell – Commodore [returned] David Selley – Deputy Commodore [returned] Andrew Cottingham – Rear Commodore [returned] Janae Nesbitt – Secretary [returned] Richard... Read more of this article

Industry Experts Join Force To Launch Swiftly

Industry Experts Join Force To Launch Swiftly

Several insurance industry executives have joined forces to launch Swiftly, a global technology company, with operations in Bermuda and the U.S., “focused on driving down insurance costs while improving customer experience through an innovative technology ecosystem.” Swiftly is led by Michael Lyons, founder and former CEO of Weston Insurance,... Read more of this article

Nicholas Narraway Signs With US Cycling Team

Nicholas Narraway Signs With US Cycling Team

Nicholas Narraway has signed his first cycling contract with US domestic elite team CS Velo Racing [Combined Strength Racing]. After successfully guest riding for CS Velo at a handful of races in 2021, including a road race win, he has officially signed on to the team for the 2022 season. “I was asked to guest ride for the team [CS Velo] for the... Read more of this article