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BPS: Help Locate 16-Year-Old [Found]

BPS: Help Locate 16-Year-Old [Found]

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service said they are “once again appealing for public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Marseille Williams.” A police spokesperson said, “Ms. Williams, a Bermudian National, is described as being 5’ 5” in height, slim built, dark brown complexioned, with purple & black hair. “She was... Read more of this article

Emancipation Commemoration Event Schedule

Emancipation Commemoration Event Schedule

“This year’s emancipation commemoration theme is ‘Reimagining Community: Snapshots of Our Past,’ Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Owen Darrell said. Speaking in the Senate, the Minister said, “I stand before you today to recognize one of the most significant milestones in our history – the emancipation of our ancestors... Read more of this article

BELCO & Electricity Union Labour Dispute

BELCO & Electricity Union Labour Dispute

[Updated] A “labour dispute exists between BELCO and the Electricity Supply Trade Union,” the official notices stated today [July 18], with the Minister stating that he is “referring the said dispute for settlement to the Employment and Labour Relations Tribunal.” The latest official notices stated, “Notice Of Declaration... Read more of this article

AXA XL Appoints Michelle Bailey To New Role

AXA XL Appoints Michelle Bailey To New Role

AXA XL has appointed Bermudian Michelle Bailey to the new role of Head of Professional, Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Ms. Bailey, who reports to Noel Pearman, Chief Underwriting Officer, Bermuda of AXA XL’s Insurance business, has more than 20 years of industry experience. “In the new role, she is responsible for leading the Bermuda Professional... Read more of this article

FDM On Energy Taxes, Solutions & More

FDM On Energy Taxes, Solutions & More

The FDM said they “support the recent announcement by the Government to cut energy taxes” but added that it is “imperative that the Government moves beyond short-term fixes and focuses on sustainable solutions that address the root causes of our economic challenges.” A spokesperson said, “The Free Democratic Movement [FDM]... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Adriana Penruddocke

Video: Interview With Adriana Penruddocke

Bermuda sailor Adriana Penruddocke – in an interview with tennis player Gavin Manders –  said she is excited to experience her first Olympic Games in Paris, where she will make her debut at just 24-years-old. Penruddocke will continue Bermuda’s proud sailing tradition at the Olympics, following in the sails of Peter Bromby, Kirk Cooper,... Read more of this article

Clean Air Amendment Bill Consultation Extended

Clean Air Amendment Bill Consultation Extended

The Ministry has decided to reopen the Clean Air Amendment Bill Public Consultation, extending the deadline to August 31, 2024. A spokesperson from the Ministry of Home Affairs stated, “In light of the feedback received from various consultees, including residents directly affected, who through their representatives made it clear that they remain... Read more of this article

‘Mary Prince’ Commemorative Stamp Issue

‘Mary Prince’ Commemorative Stamp Issue

The Bermuda Post Office [BPO] announced the latest commemorative stamp issue ~ “Mary Prince”. A Government spokesperson said, “In keeping with this month’s Emancipation observations, the Bermuda Post Office [BPO] is pleased to advise of the latest commemorative stamp issue ~ ‘Mary Prince’. This newest stamp series features imagery... Read more of this article

ABIC Summer Interns: Lodge, Steinhoff & Simons

ABIC Summer Interns: Lodge, Steinhoff & Simons

The Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC] has welcomed three interns for the summer; Zaire Lodge, Shane Steinhoff and Zadok Simons. A spokesperson said, “Lodge is pursuing a degree in politics and economics at the University of Southampton in the UK. Steinhoff attends Kent University in the UK and is studying data science. Both students... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: July 18 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: July 18 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: July... Read more of this article

Minister On GDP & Economic Performance

Minister On GDP & Economic Performance

Minister for Economy and Labour Jason Hayward held a press conference to discuss Bermuda’s 4th quarter 2023 GDP and economic performance. Minister Hayward said, “Good day to members of the media and the listening public. “The Quarterly GDP estimates indicate that Bermuda’s economy continued to expand and demonstrate strong economic... Read more of this article

Clarien Bank Unveils ESG Strategy Updates

Clarien Bank Unveils ESG Strategy Updates

Clarien Bank announced the latest updates in its commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance [ESG] considerations, a field they said is “quickly becoming indispensable for businesses worldwide, including those in the banking sector.” A spokesperson said, “Recognising that adopting robust ESG practices is no longer a matter... Read more of this article

PLP & Minister Respond To MP Scott Pearman

PLP & Minister Respond To MP Scott Pearman

The claims by OBA MP Scott Pearman are “intended to divide Bermudians” PLP Chairperson Dawn Simmons claimed, while Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said while the “Opposition’s statements may suggest a willingness to operate in a bipartisan manner, their actions of launching attacks via the media say otherwise.” This... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Olympian Dara Alizadeh

Video: Interview With Olympian Dara Alizadeh

Dara Alizadeh – in an interview with Bermuda women’s football captain Eva Frazzoni — said he is looking forward to an Olympic Games with “fans in the stands” after competing in an empty venue at the Tokyo Games three years ago, noting that the best part is that his family will be able to watch him compete on the biggest stage... Read more of this article

Video: July 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: July 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Government announces energy tax reduction, Duke of Edinburgh to take part in Adventurous Journey, Global Atlantic offer $125K in business grants, students take part in BFRS Summer Programme, BermudAir launches ‘Kids Fly Free’ promotion, Samiyah Hall earns 2nd place in Indiana, Interview with Jah-Nhai Perinchief and Olympic medalist Clarence Hill... Read more of this article

Government Announces Energy Tax Reduction

Government Announces Energy Tax Reduction

Following the recent electricity rate increases, the Government announced it “will reduce energy taxes by at least 50%” saying the Cabinet approved the reduction yesterday and they are working to have it tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday “so that the tax cut can go into place with immediate effect.” A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article