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U.S. Consulate On Planned Vaccine/Travel Policy

U.S. Consulate On Planned Vaccine/Travel Policy

“Beginning in early November, all adult foreign nationals traveling to the United States by air must demonstrate proof of full vaccination against Covid-19,” the U.S. Consulate in Bermuda said, adding that further information will be provided as it becomes available via the travel.state.gov website.On September 20th, U.S. Press Secretary... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Does It Again, Wins In Malibu

Flora Duffy Does It Again, Wins In Malibu

[Updated] Bermuda’s Flora Duffy has claimed yet another major victory, this time winning the Super League Triathlon Malibu race today [Sept 25] in California.Duffy, who has a string of major victories across a variety of triathlon events, was handed a Wildcard for the event, and today marked the first time the Bermudian triathlete has raced... Read more of this article

Discussion About Bus/Ferry Service To Continue

Discussion About Bus/Ferry Service To Continue

The bus service has now been suspended for just over a week, since last week Friday, and “discussions between the parties are scheduled to continue” this morning [Sept 25], Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said. The BIU has sent a letter [PDF] to management stating, “Employers have an obligation to take all reasonable care in the... Read more of this article

September Is The Worst Month Of The Pandemic

September Is The Worst Month Of The Pandemic

The island is currently dealing with a major outbreak of Covid-19, with this month, by all measures, the worst since the pandemic started over 18 months ago back in March 2020, as all statistical data now exceeds April 2021, when the island experienced the last major surge. September 2021 has seen the most new confirmed cases announced in one month,... Read more of this article

Bill To Create ‘Flora Duffy Day’ Passes In House

Bill To Create ‘Flora Duffy Day’ Passes In House

The Bill to create a public holiday on October 18th to honour Bermuda’s first Olympic medalist Flora Duffy passed in the House of Assembly on Friday [Sept 24] with unanimous support. Full audio of MPs discussing the Bill:Premier David Burt’s full statement follows below: “Honourable House. “To every cloud, there is a silver lining.” Mr.... Read more of this article

Video: Sept 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Sept 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Government confirm seven more Covid related deaths, death toll increases to 52 with almost 20 of them in recent weeks, hospitalisations increase to 65 with 14 in ICU, September is now the worst month of the pandemic, quarantine at home after September 30, post office plans new services, three MPs apologise in Parliament and Take Five donates to Mirrors... Read more of this article

Govt Confirm Seven Covid Related Deaths

Govt Confirm Seven Covid Related Deaths

The Government has confirmed the extremely sad news that there have been seven more Covid related deaths, bringing the overall death toll to 52. “I am extremely sorry to report today seven Covid related deaths,” said Minister of Health Kim Wilson. “This is very sad news, and I extend heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased... Read more of this article

182 New, 1612 Active, 65 In Hospital, 14 In ICU

182 New, 1612 Active, 65 In Hospital, 14 In ICU

The Ministry received 4982 test results – spanning two days — and 182 were positive, so there are now 1612 active cases, of which 65 people are in hospital, with 14 in ICU, and sadly the Minister has confirmed seven more deaths. Unfortunately, this now makes September the worst month, by all measures, since the pandemic started, well exceeding... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Sept 24 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Sept 24 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

Drop & Deliver, MyBermudaPost & More

Drop & Deliver, MyBermudaPost & More

Part of the Post Office’s future vision is a ‘Drop-and-Deliver’ service which “will enable local e-commerce vendors that do not have a delivery network the option of dropping off their mail items to the Bermuda Post Office for delivery locally,” with a $5 fee per delivery item.This was stated by Minister for the Cabinet Office... Read more of this article

Minister: Quarantine At Home After Sept 30

Minister: Quarantine At Home After Sept 30

“The 14 day quarantine requirement for unvaccinated travellers will remain in place but they will be expected to quarantine at home after 30 September,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, adding that they “will be fitted with an electronic monitoring device.” This appears to refer to residents only, as the Minister also stated... Read more of this article

Live Audio & Parliament Order Of Business

Live Audio & Parliament Order Of Business

[Updated with live audio] The Bermuda Post Office, an update on Border Controls Quarantine [Covid-19] [No. 3] Order 2020, Disaster Victim Identification Training, an update on the Public Bus Service and the Intercountry Adoptions Approved Jurisdictions are the statements set to be delivered in the House of Assembly on Friday [Sept 24].Update: Live... Read more of this article

‘Waterfront Man’ Store Opening On Front Street

‘Waterfront Man’ Store Opening On Front Street

The Waterfront Group of Companies is opening a new men’s store named ‘Waterfront Man’ on Front Street, with the newly renovated 3000 square ft shop  featuring a selection of men’s footwear, accessories, books, gifts and more.A spokesperson said, “The Waterfront Group of Companies has announced it has recently opened a new men’s... Read more of this article