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


Video: Sept 24th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Sept 24th Bernews Morning Newsflash

House of Assembly in session today, new Covid test results expected today, Phoenix expects antigen tests to cost $15 – $20, 2,340 more vaccines arrived from UK, doctors appeal to the public to get vaccinated, BILTIR Board appoint Natasha Scotland Courcy & Andrew Sooboodoo, ‘Waterfront Man’ store opening on Front Street, Zeiko Lewis leads... Read more of this article

Govt Releases School Testing Consent Statistics

Govt Releases School Testing Consent Statistics

The Ministry and Department of Education provided an update on the Saliva Screening Programme and reminded “parents and guardians that all public schools are continuing with remote learning until further notice.” The Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, “As we have repeatedly expressed, our goal is to return to in-person learning... Read more of this article

Doctors Appeal To The Public To Get Vaccinated

Doctors Appeal To The Public To Get Vaccinated

[Updated] A number of local doctors are appealing to the public to “please get vaccinated,” saying it “is the best tool we have to survive this pandemic, not only as individuals but as a community. In an open letter, the doctors said, “Dear Bermuda, We are your healthcare workers. We are your physicians, nurses, dentists,... Read more of this article

2,340 More Vaccines Arrive This Evening

2,340 More Vaccines Arrive This Evening

2,340 doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine will arrive from the United Kingdom on this evening’s  [Sept 23] British Airways flight, Government House has confirmed. Governor Rena Lalgie said, “The UK Government continues to work hard with Bermuda’s Ministry of Health to ensure that vaccines and other medical supplies are available to the people... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Interview With Choy Aming

Video: BNV Interview With Choy Aming

If you are interested in topics including sharks, marine life and ocean conservation you will want to tune in at 6.00pm this evening [Sept 23] as Choy Aming — one of the island’s foremost experts in the field — is joining Bernews for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series.The live interview replay is below Related... Read more of this article

Harbour Rd Section To Briefly Close For Repairs

Harbour Rd Section To Briefly Close For Repairs

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that “weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 28 from 9.15am to 2.00pm, the section of Harbour Road located between Highwood Lane and Lover’s Lane in Paget will briefly close to all traffic to facilitate a concrete pour for the new wall construction.” A Government spokesperson said, “Road users... Read more of this article

OBA’s De Couto: ‘There Is A Lack Of Leadership’

OBA’s De Couto: ‘There Is A Lack Of Leadership’

“There is a distinct lack of leadership from top to bottom in the PLP Cabinet and Government right now,” the OBA’s Douglas De Couto said. Mr. De Couto, who the OBA said is the C25 candidate, said, “Some people think that leadership is ‘being in charge’ — being the boss, giving orders, handing out the prizes. But thoughtful... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

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

Video: Sept 24th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Sept 24th Bernews Morning Newsflash

House of Assembly in session today, new Covid test results expected today, Phoenix expects antigen tests to cost $15 – $20, 2,340 more vaccines arrived from UK, doctors appeal to the public to get vaccinated, BILTIR Board appoint Natasha Scotland Courcy & Andrew Sooboodoo, ‘Waterfront Man’ store opening on Front Street, Zeiko Lewis leads... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Interview With Choy Aming

Video: BNV Interview With Choy Aming

If you are interested in topics including sharks, marine life and ocean conservation you will want to tune in at 6.00pm this evening [Sept 23] as Choy Aming — one of the island’s foremost experts in the field — is joining Bernews for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series.The live interview replay is below Related... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Inside Caribbean Names Thompson Best Player

Inside Caribbean Names Thompson Best Player

Inside Caribbean Football has listed what they consider the best female player of each Caribbean country, with Bermuda’s Kenni Thompson included. Thompson now plays for the London City Lionesses. The Bermuda-born 21-year-old joined from Spanish Women’s First Division side, CD Santa Teresa. Thompson spent most of her professional playing career... Read more of this article

Daniel Augustus Finishes 6th In APGA Tour

Daniel Augustus Finishes 6th In APGA Tour

Marcus Manley won the first event on the APGA Tour’s new Farmers Insurance Fall Series, which also saw Bermudian golfer Daniel Augustus take part. Augustus finished 6th, after a two-round score of 3-over par. He shot a first round 3-over par 74, he then shot a second round even par 71. In his second round, Augustus had 1 eagle, 4 birdies, 4 bogeys,... Read more of this article

Quinaceo Hunt Joins Thornaby Football Club

Quinaceo Hunt Joins Thornaby Football Club

Bermudian goalkeeper Quinaceo Hunt has joined the Thornaby Football Club in England, with the club saying “he has huge potential.” Thornaby Football Club are a football club based in Thornaby, Stockton-On-Tees, England that plays in the Northern League Division One. In announcing his signing, the club said, “Quinaceo or Q is a Bermuda... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

SiriusPoint Appoints Brenden As Chief Actuary

SiriusPoint Appoints Brenden As Chief Actuary

SiriusPoint Ltd. has announced that Justin Brenden has been appointed to the role of Chief Actuary, subject to approval by the Bermuda Department of Immigration. A spokesperson said, “As Chief Actuary, Mr. Brenden will lead SiriusPoint’s actuarial organization, with responsibility for global reserving and aligning pricing to drive to the Company’s... Read more of this article

Convergence Will Not Proceed Due To Covid

Convergence Will Not Proceed Due To Covid

Citing the recent changes to local guidelines, the sharp increase in Covid cases and the CDC moving Bermuda to Level 4, ILS Bermuda announced that the 2021 Convergence networking event “will not go ahead as planned.” A spokesperson said, “In light of recent changes to local guidelines issued by the Government of Bermuda, as well as a sharp... 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

ENTERTAINMENT

National Library Returns To Curbside Pickup

National Library Returns To Curbside Pickup

The Bermuda National Library has returned to curbside ordering and pickup service. To order and schedule a pick, call 295-2905 or email library@gov.bm for the adult library, or call 295-0487 or email youthlib@gov.bm for the youth library. Related StoriesStudents Write Book On Covid Pandemic Bermuda National Library Offers... Read more of this article

Video: Bermudians Featured On Magazine Covers

Video: Bermudians Featured On Magazine Covers

Elle, Modern Salon, Triathlon Magazine and the New York Times Magazine are just a few of the international magazine covers Bermudians have been featured on over the years, with our small island producing a number of notable people in their respective fields. Some of the Bermudian athletes, musicians, faith leaders, models and community members to have... Read more of this article

No Fireworks Display On ‘Flora Duffy Day’

No Fireworks Display On ‘Flora Duffy Day’

While it was originally announced that there would be a fireworks display as part of the ‘Flora Duffy Day’ celebration, there has been a change of plans, with officials stating that due to the increasing Covid-19 cases, they “decided against a fireworks display due to the nature of such an event which may encourage large gatherings... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Experts Appointed To Sargasso Sea Commission

Experts Appointed To Sargasso Sea Commission

The Bermuda Cabinet approved the appointment of three international experts to the Sargasso Sea Commission on Tuesday [Sept 21], including Mark Spalding, Professor Stephen de Mora, and Dr Ana Colaço. A Government spokesperson said, “On September 21, 2021, the Bermuda Cabinet approved the appointment of three international experts to the Sargasso... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Interview With Choy Aming

Video: BNV Interview With Choy Aming

If you are interested in topics including sharks, marine life and ocean conservation you will want to tune in at 6.00pm this evening [Sept 23] as Choy Aming — one of the island’s foremost experts in the field — is joining Bernews for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series.The live interview replay is below Related... Read more of this article

Brown And Company Install Sensory Garden

Brown And Company Install Sensory Garden

Brown and Company Ltd. recently completed the installation of a new sensory/relaxation garden in the courtyard area of The Department of Child and Adolescent Services at the Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute. A spokesperson said, “Brown and Company Ltd. is proud to have recently completed the installation of a new sensory/relaxation garden in the courtyard... Read more of this article

CRIME

Minister Ming Expresses Condolences

Minister Ming Expresses Condolences

“I wish to extend sincerest condolences to the family, loved ones and friends of Mr. Duane Gibbons, who sadly was the victim of a stabbing yesterday,” said the Minister of National Security Renee Ming. Minister Ming continued, “This is such a concerning and tragic death, and I urge anyone with any knowledge of Mr. Gibbons’ murder or any information... Read more of this article

Man Stabbed, Police Launch Murder Investigation

Man Stabbed, Police Launch Murder Investigation

[Updated: Police have now confirmed the death of Duane Gibbons, 57, who was fatally stabbed early this morning.] The police have confirmed the death of a male who was found in an unresponsive state in the Blue Hole Hill area, and said they have commenced an investigation. A police spokesperson said, “At 2:20 a.m. today, Thursday 16th September,... Read more of this article

BPS: Non-Consensual Sharing Is An Offence

BPS: Non-Consensual Sharing Is An Offence

Noting they are “aware of videos and images being circulated on social media showing intimate encounters,” the police have reminded the public that the “non-consensual sharing of intimate images is an offence.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of videos and images being circulated on... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Bermuda To Host 2023 Global Privacy Summit

Bermuda To Host 2023 Global Privacy Summit

The Global Privacy Assembly [GPA] has selected Bermuda as the site to host its 2023 summit, with the event to “provide an opportunity for regulators and policy-makers to meet in person and set the agenda for global technology and data issues.” A spokesperson said, “The Global Privacy Assembly has selected Bermuda as the site to host its 2023 summit. Privacy... Read more of this article

Mosaic Expands Global Cyber Offering

Mosaic Expands Global Cyber Offering

Mosaic Insurance has expanded its cybersecurity business line internationally, with the addition of new team members to its UK-based unit. A spokesperson said, “The specialty insurer began underwriting global cyber coverage from Chicago April 1, just two months after launching with headquarters in Bermuda, a new Lloyd’s syndicate, 1609, and a network of underwriting... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Emoji Hugging Bermuda

Wallpaper Wednesday: Emoji Hugging Bermuda

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features an emoji — wearing a mask as it is a responsible emoji who follows public health guidelines – hugging a heart-shaped pink Bermuda flag, with the concept aimed at showing support for the island as we deal with the current Covid-19 outbreak.While the emoji is cute, our current Covid-19... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Man In ICU Following Collision In Warwick

Man In ICU Following Collision In Warwick

The 46-year-old male rider involved in Sunday evening’s collision in Warwick is in critical condition in the ICU, while the other rider involved, a 21-year-old male, was being treated at the hospital for a broken arm and awaiting further medical evaluation. A police spokesperson said, “At last check, the 46-year-old male rider involved in Sunday... Read more of this article

Woman Injured After Collision On North Shore

Woman Injured After Collision On North Shore

A woman has been taken to hospital with what are described as “non-life threatening injuries” following a collision involving a rental cycle and a truck on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish today [Sept 21]. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 1pm on Tuesday 21st September 2021, police and other first responders attended a report... Read more of this article

Two Men Injured In Collision In Warwick

Two Men Injured In Collision In Warwick

Two motorcycle riders were transported via ambulance to hospital last night [Sept 19] following a collision involving two motorcycles on South Shore Road in Warwick. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:50 p.m. on Sunday 19th September, 2021, police responded to a reported serious road traffic collision involving two motorcycles on South Shore... Read more of this article




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