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Phone Issue At St. George’s Health Centre

Phone Issue At St. George’s Health Centre

The St. George’s Health Centre, located at 1 Old Military Road, St. George’s, is “currently experiencing a temporary disruption in phone and internet services,” the government said this morning [May 22]. A spokesperson said, “The clinic remains open. For queries or appointments related to child health services, please contact... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Happy Bermuda Day

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Happy Bermuda Day

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a cheerful graphic of pink balloons adorned with the flag of Bermuda, celebrating Bermuda Day. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 7,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com, the island’s... Read more of this article

Digital Fare Phase 1 Starts On June 24

Digital Fare Phase 1 Starts On June 24

On June 24th “we are introducing phase one of the new digital fare media for public buses and ferries, marking a pivotal moment in our journey towards modernization and efficiency,” Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [May 17] the Minister said, “With the digital fare media, commuters... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Green Blue Gombeys

Wallpaper Wednesday: Green Blue Gombeys

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the island’s iconic Gombeys, adding a splash of color and energy to celebrate Bermuda Day. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 7,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com, the island’s... Read more of this article

Workforce Development Launch New Website

Workforce Development Launch New Website

The Department of Workforce Development announced the launch of its new website, which they said is “designed to provide enhanced access to information, resources, and opportunities for Bermudians seeking to advance skills and achieve their career goals.” A Government spokesperson said, “The newly launched website is a comprehensive... Read more of this article

Ministry: Warns Of False Social Media Ad

Ministry: Warns Of False Social Media Ad

The Ministry of Education issued a warning about a false social media ad which claims that “the Ministry of Education offers online classes and encourages individuals to apply via the provided links.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Education has advised all social media users that the attached image and link are fake. Persons... Read more of this article

BMA Warn About Email Phishing Attempts

BMA Warn About Email Phishing Attempts

The Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] said they have been “made aware of several e-mail phishing attempts targeting Bermuda-based financial services licensees registered with the Authority.” A spokesperson said, “The e-mails appear to be coming from false Bermuda Monetary Authority e-mail addresses or private e-mail accounts. “The fraudulent... Read more of this article

Rick Faries Gallery To Host NFT Art Exhibition

Rick Faries Gallery To Host NFT Art Exhibition

This Friday, May 10, the Rick Faries Gallery presents the opening reception of “Redefining the Boundaries between Art and Technology”, featuring an innovative NFT-only art exhibition. A spokesperson said, “Join us this Friday, May 10 for an opening reception of Redefining the Boundaries between Art and Technology, from 5:30-7pm in... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Red Heel & Purse Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Red Heel & Purse Flag

Step into the elegance of Bermuda with these exquisite high heels and matching purse, featured in the latest edition of Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story.... Read more of this article

BermudAir Issues $1 Million Bond On Obligate

BermudAir Issues $1 Million Bond On Obligate

BermudAir announced it has “completed a $1 million USD tokenised bond issuance, executed via Obligate, the leading on-chain capital markets platform, in partnership with global digital assets and cryptofinance firm XBTO Group [XBTO].” A spokesperson said, “This innovative tokenised transaction is issued on the public blockchain Polygon,... Read more of this article

Legislation Aims To Strengthen Cybersecurity

Legislation Aims To Strengthen Cybersecurity

“I will table the Cybersecurity Act 2024 and the Computer Misuse Act 2024,” Minister of National Security Michael Weeks said in the House of Assembly today [May 3], adding that “these are two important pieces of legislation aimed at strengthening our cyber posture in Bermuda.” The Minister said, “The September 2023 cyberattack... Read more of this article

Column: Omar Dill On Cameras, Privacy & More

Column: Omar Dill On Cameras, Privacy & More

[Written by Omar Dill] As the regional organizer for the Free Democratic Movement [FDM] engaging with constituencies 8, 9, 10, and 11, I am closely attuned to community needs and governmental actions. The recent concerns in Constituency 10 [C-10] surrounding the installation of surveillance cameras have highlighted broader issues that resonate across... Read more of this article

Increase In Viewership For USATF Grand Prix

Increase In Viewership For USATF Grand Prix

According to same-day data reported by NBC Sports, the Bermuda USATF Grand Prix — which was broadcast live on NBC and affiliates — achieved heightened global attention for Bermuda, with an increase in viewership of 55% in the first hour and 132% over the entire show, the BTA said. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Tourism Authority... Read more of this article

Minister Hayward On FinTech In Bermuda

Minister Hayward On FinTech In Bermuda

Yesterday [May 1] the Minister of Economy and Labour, Jason Hayward, spoke at the International Tech Summit, held from 29 April to 3 May 2024. A Government spokesperson said, “This global digital asset conference brings innovators, leaders, builders, and everyday citizens from around the world to Bermuda. The summit demonstrates blockchain’s... Read more of this article

Airport Authority Complete ILS/DME Replacement

Airport Authority Complete ILS/DME Replacement

The Bermuda Airport Authority announced the completion of a project to replace the existing Instrument Landing System/Distance Measuring Equipment [ILS/DME] facility at the LF Wade International Airport. A spokesperson said, “An ILS/DME is used by pilots and air traffic controllers to ensure the safe landing of aircraft during reduced visibility... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt Attends AIMA Conference

Premier David Burt Attends AIMA Conference

Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt led a business delegation to attend the AIMA Digital Asset Conference in New York City. A spokesperson said, “The Premier and Minister of Finance, the Hon. David Burt JP, MP, has travelled to New York City to lead a business development mission delegation and attend the Alternate Investment Management... Read more of this article