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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

[Updated with video] 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... 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