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Apprenticeship Team Earns PSEA Award

Apprenticeship Team Earns PSEA Award

The Government announced that members of the Department of Culture’s Cultural Apprenticeship Programme Team –  Graham Mawer and Hannah Leigh – are the June recipients of the Public Service Excellence Awards [PSEA]. A Government spokesperson said, “Recently [July 12], the Premier, the Hon. David Burt, JP, MP, recognized the Department... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday July 14th “Good News” Spotlight

Video: Sunday July 14th “Good News” Spotlight

News that the Bermuda Paralympic Association announced Bermuda’s team for the 2024 Paralympics in Paris, with Yushae DeSilva Andrade and Jessica Lewis set to represent Bermuda, CariGenetics earned the ‘Best in Show’ award at the MedTech Investing Europe Forum in London, and Xienne Burch and Imani Bean earned PwC Bermuda scholarships were all some... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Wins Offshore Law Firm Of Year

Carey Olsen Wins Offshore Law Firm Of Year

Carey Olsen has been named Offshore Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers High Net Worth Awards for the second year in a row. A spokesperson said, “The prestigious annual awards recognise national and international law firms which have demonstrated outstanding legal work and expertise, excellent client service and impressive strategic growth... Read more of this article

Video: DeSilva-Andrade Wins Medal In Portugal

Video: DeSilva-Andrade Wins Medal In Portugal

Yushae DeSilva-Andrade won a silver medal at the Povoa World Boccia Cup in Portugal today [July 13]. The Bermudian, who competes in the women’s BC1 Division, defeated an opponent from Israel to advance to the semifinals, where she then defeated an opponent from Croatia to advance to the finals, where she lost to Brazil’s Andreza De Oliveira. DeSilva-Andrade... Read more of this article

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Wins Event In Memphis

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Wins Event In Memphis

Triple jumper Jah-Nhai Perinchief has warmed up for the Olympic Games in Paris by winning the elite men’s event at the Ed Murphey Track Classic in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday [July 11]. Perinchief claimed victory with his fifth and final leap of 16.82 metres. The 26-year-old, whose personal best is 17.03, is part of Bermuda’s eight-team squad... Read more of this article

DeSilva-Andrade Reaches Final In Portugal

DeSilva-Andrade Reaches Final In Portugal

Yushae DeSilva-Andrade has reached the final of the Povoa World Boccia Cup in Portugal and will face Brazil’s Andreza De Oliveira for the gold medal today [July 13]. DeSilva-Andrade, who competes in the women’s BC1 Division, beat Dora Basic, of Croatia, 12-0 in the semi-final yesterday. The Bermudian is warming up for the Paralympic Games in Paris,... Read more of this article

13 Students Complete ‘She Leads’ Programme

13 Students Complete ‘She Leads’ Programme

On July 5th, 13 female high school students celebrated their completion of the She Leads: A Real-World Readiness Programme. A spokesperson said, “Students from BHS, CedarBridge Academy, The Berkeley Institute, Mount Saint Agnes Academy, Warwick Academy and Templeton Academy [USA] spent a week together learning how to create meaningful, happy and... Read more of this article

DeSilva-Andrade Defeats World Number 1

DeSilva-Andrade Defeats World Number 1

Yushae DeSilva-Andrade defeated world number 1 Yee Ting Jeralyn Tan 4-2 and will play her final pool match against Bat-El Brighton-Ha Cohen tomorrow. A spokesperson said, “Yushae DeSilva-Andrade beat world number 1 player Yee Ting Jeralyn Tan from Singapore today 4-2. Fantastic result for Yushae. “She will now play final pool match tomorrow... Read more of this article

Supatone Offers Cybersecurity Course

Supatone Offers Cybersecurity Course

Supatone Ltd. unveiled its new training course titled “Learn How to Hack,” developed in collaboration with the Bermuda Clarity Institute. A spokesperson said, “Supatone Ltd., a local IT consulting firm, is excited to announce the launch of its latest training course, “Learn How to Hack,” set to commence next month. This... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Superyacht ‘Freedom’ In Hamilton

Photos/Video: Superyacht ‘Freedom’ In Hamilton

The 230-foot long superyacht Freedom recently paid a visit to Bermuda, docking in Hamilton Harbour. The YachtCharterFleet website said, “The 70.1m/230′ ‘Freedom’ [ex. Reverie] motor yacht built by the Italian shipyard Benetti is available for charter for up to 12 guests in 8 cabins. This yacht features interior styling by John Munford. “Built... Read more of this article

BFA Legends Scholarship Recipients Announced

BFA Legends Scholarship Recipients Announced

The Bermuda Football Association announced the 2024 BFA Legends and Scholarship recipients. A spokesperson said, “Congratulations to our 2024 BFA Legends and Scholarship recipients! We are wishing you well in your future endeavors.” Legend: Mrs. Janice Bucci Scholarship Recipient: Shavon Nesbitt Legend: Ms. Damina Caisey [Presented by Mark... Read more of this article

Xienne Burch & Imani Bean Earn Scholarships

Xienne Burch & Imani Bean Earn Scholarships

PwC Bermuda awarded Xienne Burch the $20,000 Peter Mitchell Scholarship and Imani Bean earned the $15,000 ABIC Award, sponsored by PwC Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “PwC Bermuda announces the winners of its annual scholarship awards. Xienne Burch is the recipient of PwC’s Peter Mitchell Scholarship, worth over $20,000 annually. She is a sophomore... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Water, Rocks & Clouds

Wallpaper Wednesday: Water, Rocks & Clouds

The latest image in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a captivating image of the island’s east end. 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. You can download both sizes below,... Read more of this article

Paralympic Association Officially Announce Team

Paralympic Association Officially Announce Team

The Bermuda Paralympic Association have now ‘officially’ announced Bermuda’s team for the 2024 Paralympics in Paris, with Yushae DeSilva Andrade and Jessica Lewis set to represent Bermuda. The Bermuda Paralympic Association said, “We are excited to officially announce that Yushae DeSilva Andrade [Boccia] and Jessica Lewis [Para... Read more of this article

Four Families Graduate From TLC Programme

Four Families Graduate From TLC Programme

The Transformational Living Centre for Families [TLC], a signature program of The Women’s Resource Centre, celebrated a landmark event on Sunday [July 7] with the graduation of its first four families. A Government spokesperson said, “The ceremony, held at the TLC premises, was attended by the Minister of Youth, Social Development and Seniors,... Read more of this article

Marine First Responders Complete SAR Training

Marine First Responders Complete SAR Training

The Department of Marine and Ports Services and marine first responders recently completed a training course in Search and Rescue [SAR]. The training, conducted by Frontier Emergency Management Solutions, brought together thirty dedicated marine responders from various sectors, including the Spirit of Bermuda, Marine and Ports Services, pilot boat crews,... Read more of this article