30 Minute Video: January 22 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: January 22 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 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

One Hour Video: BCHC Talk On Cervical Cancer

One Hour Video: BCHC Talk On Cervical Cancer

The Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre is hosting a talk on Cervical Cancer this evening [Jan 22] at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, with remarks from Dr. Joanna Sherratt-Wyer, Dr. Chris Fosker, and Minister of Health Kim Wilson. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 55-minute replay is below: Related StoriesBermuda... Read more of this article

Shadow Finance Minister On Pre-Budget Report

Shadow Finance Minister On Pre-Budget Report

“This PLP Government is again raising taxes on Bermudians without sharing sacrifices by curtailing its own spending and has failed in its platform promise to balance the budget by 2019,” Shadow Minister of Finance Nick Kempe said. Senator Kempe said, “Increasing taxes when the economy is performing poorly is never a good idea. However, if the... Read more of this article

83-Year-Old Struck By Car In Stable Condition

83-Year-Old Struck By Car In Stable Condition

An 83-year-old man is listed in stable condition in King Edward Memorial Hospital after a car being driven out of a Hamilton parking lot struck him yesterday morning [Jan 21], according to police. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11am Monday, January 21st police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and ambulance personnel were dispatched to a reported... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Band Launch

Video: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Band Launch

The Bermuda Heroes Weekend [BHW] hosted their official Band Launch on Sunday [Jan 20] at The Shed in Dockyard, with Party People Mas, Code Red BDA and NOVA Mas International all entertaining the audience with their eye-catching attire. You can view the photo gallery of Party People Mas here, Code Red BDA here, and NOVA Mas International here. Related... Read more of this article

Inaugural Spa Month Features $99 Treatments

Inaugural Spa Month Features $99 Treatments

Locals can book select half-price treatments at seven of the island’s luxury spas, taking advantage of a new initiative led by the Bermuda Tourism Authority to encourage travellers to visit the island for Spa Month. Hot stone massages, soothing aloe vera body wraps and deeply hydrating treatments are available for only $99 during February. That’s... Read more of this article

BWS: ‘Coolest Of The Winter Season So Far’

BWS: ‘Coolest Of The Winter Season So Far’

If you have been thinking its rather cold today, it’s not just you, as according to the Bermuda Weather Service [BWS], an active cold front is moving through our area, bringing temperatures that “are likely to be the coolest of the winter season so far, with highs struggling to reach 60F.” In an online post yesterday, the Bermuda... Read more of this article


New Co-Working Space Launched In Hamilton

New Co-Working Space Launched In Hamilton

[Written by Don Burgess] Collaboration is at the heart of a new business co-founded by Natasha Tucker. She has a vision of entrepreneurs investing in themselves with their start-ups at The House, a new co-working space in the heart of Hamilton. Having spent the past six years working in London, Ms Tucker fell in love with co-working spaces and the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers Win 25 Medals At Mallards

Bermuda Swimmers Win 25 Medals At Mallards

Warwick Academy [WA] students and members of Harbor Swim Club [HSC] concluded competing in the Mallards Winter Long Course Invitational at the Markham Pan Am Center in Canada, making an excellent showing to win a total of 25 medals. On the final day of competition, HSC swimmer Josephine Duerden won the 13-14 Girls 200 LC Meter Breaststroke Bronze Medal... Read more of this article

Video: January 22nd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: January 22nd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Police are investigating a burglary at Whitney Institute, 62-year-old man is in stable condition after a car struck him along North Shore Road, Corporation successful in defending appeal by Mexico Infrastructure Finance, Perot Post Office re-opened, West Pembroke staff ended their work to rule, BHW Launch, Bermuda Skyport is the new sponsor... Read more of this article

Photos: NOVA Mas Int’l. At BHW Band Launch

Photos: NOVA Mas Int’l. At BHW Band Launch

Bermuda Heroes Weekend [BHW] hosted their official Band Launch on Sunday [Jan 20] at The Shed in Dockyard. Party People Mas, Code Red BDA and NOVA Mas International all entertained the audience with their eye-catching costumes and musical entertainment. A BHW spokesperson previously said, “NOVA Mas International gives us the presentation, Revelations…The... Read more of this article

BHB: High Number Of People Admitted From Flu

BHB: High Number Of People Admitted From Flu

King Edward Memorial Hospital [KEMH] is experiencing a high number of people being admitted with complications from suspected and confirmed flu, according to a Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] spokesperson. Dr Michael Richmond, Chief of Staff and Acting CEO, said, “What is most concerning is the speed and virulence of the flu symptoms we are seeing... Read more of this article

Photos: Code Red BDA At BHW Band Launch

Photos: Code Red BDA At BHW Band Launch

Party People Mas, Code Red BDA and NOVA Mas International all entertained the audience with their eye-catching costumes and musical entertainment at the Bermuda Heroes Weekend [BHW] official Band Launch on Sunday [Jan 20] at The Shed in Dockyard. Before any of the Bands took to the stage, there was a scene with children’s costumes featured. A... Read more of this article

Photos: Party People Mas At BHW Band Launch

Photos: Party People Mas At BHW Band Launch

Bermuda Heroes Weekend [BHW] hosted their official Band Launch on Sunday [Jan 20] at The Shed in Dockyard. Party People Mas, Code Red BDA and NOVA Mas International all entertained the audience with their eye-catching costumes and musical entertainment. A spokesperson previously said, “Seductive, yet sinister, Party People Mas are pulling no... Read more of this article

Promotion Ceremony For Corrections Officers

Promotion Ceremony For Corrections Officers

The Department of Corrections highlighted the promotion of 19 corrections officers, which took place at the Clocktower Mall, last Friday. Attending the ceremony were senior Ministry of National Security and Department of Corrections officials, as well as family and friends of those who achieved professional success. At the event, it was noted that ten... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: January 21 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: January 21 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 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

West Pembroke Teachers End Work To Rule

West Pembroke Teachers End Work To Rule

The Principal of West Pembroke has confirmed with Commissioner Kalmar Richards, that West Pembroke staff “ended their work to rule on January 3, 2019,” the Ministry of Education said. “Towards the end of November 2018, West Pembroke staff identified staffing for special needs students, Standards-Based grading and technology as the... Read more of this article

Police Mourn The Passing Of Donna Roberts

Police Mourn The Passing Of Donna Roberts

The Bermuda Police Service are mourning the death of Station Duty Officer Ms. Donna Roberts. She passed away last Wednesday afternoon at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. Ms. Roberts started with the BPS as a Traffic Warden on July 7th 1997 and after ten years was assigned as a Station Duty Officer, starting work in that role on September 4th 2007. She... Read more of this article

62-Year-Old Pedestrian In Stable Condition

62-Year-Old Pedestrian In Stable Condition

A 62-year-old man is listed in stable condition in the hospital’s ICU after seriously injured when a car struck him as he walked along North Shore Road on January 17. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [January 21st] the 62-year-old Hamilton parish man seriously injured when a car struck him as he walked along North Shore Road... Read more of this article

Burglary At Whitney Institute Middle School

Burglary At Whitney Institute Middle School

Police are investigating a burglary at Whitney Institute Middle School in which a “quantity of electronic items including laptop computers” were stolen. A police spokesperson said, “Inquiries are currently underway regarding a reported burglary at Whitney Institute Middle School that apparently took place over the weekend. “It... Read more of this article

Kiwanis Club Donates To Teen Services & Haven

Kiwanis Club Donates To Teen Services & Haven

The Kiwanis Club of Hamilton has made a donation of $1,000 to Teen Services and Teen Haven from the 65th Birthday Party Fundraiser of Immediate Past Lieutenant Governor Lionel Swan. Immediate Past Lieutenant Governor Lionel Swan; Michelle Wade – Executive Director of Teen Services and Teen Haven; and Leleath Bailey President of Kiwanis Club of... Read more of this article

Privy Council Rules In Favour Of Corporation

Privy Council Rules In Favour Of Corporation

The Corporation of Hamilton has been successful in defending the appeal by Mexico Infrastructure Finance regarding the $18 million guarantee entered into in support of the Par la Ville Hotel & Residences, the Mayor of Hamilton said. Mayor Charles Gosling said, “I am pleased to report the Privy Council ruled this morning that the Corporation of... Read more of this article

Ministry: Take Precautions Against Influenza

Ministry: Take Precautions Against Influenza

The Ministry of Health’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit is “encouraging the public to take precautions against Influenza [the flu], as there is currently a rise in numbers and in the severity of flu cases recorded on the island.” A Ministry spokesperson said, “It is important for the public to protect themselves from the flu... Read more of this article

Video: Finance Minister On Pre-Budget Report

Video: Finance Minister On Pre-Budget Report

[Updated] Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson is holding a press conference this afternoon [Jan 21] and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 6-minute replay is belowUpdate 4.49pm: Minister Dickinson said, “Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. Thank... Read more of this article

Photos: Students Join In Anti-Violence Campaign

Photos: Students Join In Anti-Violence Campaign

In support of the “Bermuda Wears Red anti-violence campaign”, Somersfield Academy students wore red to school today [Jan 21]. A group of students from both the Children’s House, Primary and Secondary Divisions ring a bell at approximately 2.00 p.m. at the school’s Peace Pole. Carlos Symonds, Head of School, said: “Our diverse Somersfield... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: January 22 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: January 22 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 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

One Hour Video: BCHC Talk On Cervical Cancer

One Hour Video: BCHC Talk On Cervical Cancer

The Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre is hosting a talk on Cervical Cancer this evening [Jan 22] at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, with remarks from Dr. Joanna Sherratt-Wyer, Dr. Chris Fosker, and Minister of Health Kim Wilson. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 55-minute replay is below: Related StoriesBermuda... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Band Launch

Video: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Band Launch

The Bermuda Heroes Weekend [BHW] hosted their official Band Launch on Sunday [Jan 20] at The Shed in Dockyard, with Party People Mas, Code Red BDA and NOVA Mas International all entertaining the audience with their eye-catching attire. You can view the photo gallery of Party People Mas here, Code Red BDA here, and NOVA Mas International here. Related... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Photos & Video: RES Hunter Jumper Show

Photos & Video: RES Hunter Jumper Show

The RES Hunter Jumper Show – Series 1 was held over the weekend at the National Equestrian Center on Vesey Street. The series comprises of two weekend events of competition with the second scheduled to be held on March 16th – 17th.The RES Show Series shows are open to both adult and junior riders competing for series championships in various... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers Win 25 Medals At Mallards

Bermuda Swimmers Win 25 Medals At Mallards

Warwick Academy [WA] students and members of Harbor Swim Club [HSC] concluded competing in the Mallards Winter Long Course Invitational at the Markham Pan Am Center in Canada, making an excellent showing to win a total of 25 medals. On the final day of competition, HSC swimmer Josephine Duerden won the 13-14 Girls 200 LC Meter Breaststroke Bronze Medal... Read more of this article

Results: BNA Senior League Make Up Matches

Results: BNA Senior League Make Up Matches

The Bermuda Netball Association held three Senior League make-up matches at Bernard Park, with a surprise result as well as a top of the table clash. The surprise of the night saw Robin Hood draw with the North Village Lady Rams 28 – 28, in fact Robin Hood almost pulled off the win. The final whistle blew as Robin Hood took a shot but the goal... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Interested In Learning About Running A Charity?

Interested In Learning About Running A Charity?

Do you work for a nonprofit? Are you a Board member? Are you interested in learning the ins and outs of running a charity? If so, the Centre on Philanthropy said, “The Nonprofit Leadership Development Programme provides an excellent opportunity for those interested in learning how to effectively manage a nonprofit organisation. “Offered... Read more of this article

Chubb Building Earns Green Re-Certification

Chubb Building Earns Green Re-Certification

The Chubb Building on Woodbourne Avenue is the first in Bermuda to be twice recertified as LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council, the company announced today. “LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices,” Chubb said. “The... Read more of this article

Inaugural Spa Month Features $99 Treatments

Inaugural Spa Month Features $99 Treatments

Locals can book select half-price treatments at seven of the island’s luxury spas, taking advantage of a new initiative led by the Bermuda Tourism Authority to encourage travellers to visit the island for Spa Month. Hot stone massages, soothing aloe vera body wraps and deeply hydrating treatments are available for only $99 during February. That’s... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Video: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Band Launch

Video: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Band Launch

The Bermuda Heroes Weekend [BHW] hosted their official Band Launch on Sunday [Jan 20] at The Shed in Dockyard, with Party People Mas, Code Red BDA and NOVA Mas International all entertaining the audience with their eye-catching attire. You can view the photo gallery of Party People Mas here, Code Red BDA here, and NOVA Mas International here. Related... Read more of this article

Somerset Brigade Band Festival On February 9

Somerset Brigade Band Festival On February 9

The Somerset Brigade Band is getting set to host an event titled Festival of Music on February 9 at St. James Church Hall beginning at 7.30pm. Assistant Secretary of the Band Graham Maule explained, “The interesting story about our chief patron is that Mr. Crockwell is 90 years old, and as far as I know, he is the only surviving band member who... Read more of this article

Inaugural Spa Month Features $99 Treatments

Inaugural Spa Month Features $99 Treatments

Locals can book select half-price treatments at seven of the island’s luxury spas, taking advantage of a new initiative led by the Bermuda Tourism Authority to encourage travellers to visit the island for Spa Month. Hot stone massages, soothing aloe vera body wraps and deeply hydrating treatments are available for only $99 during February. That’s... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Chubb Building Earns Green Re-Certification

Chubb Building Earns Green Re-Certification

The Chubb Building on Woodbourne Avenue is the first in Bermuda to be twice recertified as LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council, the company announced today. “LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices,” Chubb said. “The... Read more of this article

Solar Panels Installed On City Works Depot

Solar Panels Installed On City Works Depot

The City of Hamilton continues it efforts to going greener in 2019 with its latest project – the installation of solar panels on the roof of the City Works Depot on Laffan Street.An area totaling approximately 3,785 sq. feet will be covered by 210 solar panels, which the City said will be the largest solar install to date in the City. Senior Engineer... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Lays Egg To Start 2019 Season

Video: Cahow Lays Egg To Start 2019 Season

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, along with LookBermuda’s Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam Project, announced that the 2019 CahowCam Nesting Season has officially started today [Jan 10] with the return of a female cahow to Nonsuch Island and the laying of a single egg this morning. They explained, “The incubation period for... Read more of this article

CRIME

Burglary At Whitney Institute Middle School

Burglary At Whitney Institute Middle School

Police are investigating a burglary at Whitney Institute Middle School in which a “quantity of electronic items including laptop computers” were stolen. A police spokesperson said, “Inquiries are currently underway regarding a reported burglary at Whitney Institute Middle School that apparently took place over the weekend. “It... Read more of this article

Widower Taking Crash Case To English Court

Widower Taking Crash Case To English Court

“The widower of a Christchurch woman killed in a boat crash in Bermuda is trying to get further redress in the English courts,” according to a report from New Zealand’s Stuff. The story said, “Mary McKee was killed on June 1, 2017, after an inflatable boat, on which she was a passenger, was hit at night by a 5-metre Mako speedboat on Hamilton... Read more of this article

Feud On Social Media Resulted In Teen’s Murder

Feud On Social Media Resulted In Teen’s Murder

“Detectives revealed that a long running feud over social media between two groups ‘pretending to be gangsters’ resulted in the tragic death of 17-year-old Lyrico Steede,” according to a report by the Nottinghamshire Post. Lyrico, a Bermudian who was living in England, was fatally stabbed last year after being chased by a group... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Gateway Systems Partner With Blockgeeks

Gateway Systems Partner With Blockgeeks

Gateway Systems Limited announced a “business partnership with a leading FinTech training company in North America.” A spokesperson said, “Blockgeeks is based in Toronto, Canada and is working with more than 100 global companies to provide training in critical Fintech areas such as Blockchain, Ethereum, Hyperledger, Smart Contracts, Cyber Currencies and Data... Read more of this article

Education Minister Visits STEM Class At Sandys

Education Minister Visits STEM Class At Sandys

Students at Sandys Secondary Middle School shared their work with the Minister of Education Diallo Rabain during a visit to observe the delivery of the STEM curriculum in the M3 Design and Technology and the M1 class.Minister Rabain observed the M1 students building solar-powered cars that on completion the students will calculate the changes in the distance and speed... Read more of this article

DigiCert Purchases QuoVadis For $45 Million

DigiCert Purchases QuoVadis For $45 Million

DigiCert today completed its acquisition of the QuoVadis Group, which was founded in Bermuda, from WISeKey International Holding Ltd, in a $45 million transaction. “DigiCert will continue to operate QuoVadis as an EU and Swiss TSP, specializing in Qualified digital certificates and related services for Europe, as well as enterprise managed PKI services,” the... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

62-Year-Old Pedestrian Remains Stable In ICU

62-Year-Old Pedestrian Remains Stable In ICU

A 62-year-old man Hamilton parish man remains in stable condition in the hospital’s ICU after being seriously injured when a car struck him as he walked along North Shore Road on January 17. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this afternoon [January 22nd] the 62-year-old Hamilton parish man seriously injured when a car struck him as he walked... Read more of this article

83-Year-Old Struck By Car In Stable Condition

83-Year-Old Struck By Car In Stable Condition

An 83-year-old man is listed in stable condition in King Edward Memorial Hospital after a car being driven out of a Hamilton parking lot struck him yesterday morning [Jan 21], according to police. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11am Monday, January 21st police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and ambulance personnel were dispatched to a reported... Read more of this article

Two Men Released On Bail After Car Crash

Two Men Released On Bail After Car Crash

Two 64-year-old men arrested in connection with the car crash in Paget have been released on police bail, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Two 64-year-old men arrested in connection with a single vehicle car crash that occurred around 7:45pm Saturday, January 19th on South Road in Paget near Coral Beach Club have since been... Read more of this article