Six Bermudian Students Intern At Ariel Re

Six Bermudian Students Intern At Ariel Re

Six Bermudian students — Giovanni Hollis, Alison Hyland, Sarah Skinner, Emma Stegmann, Camryn Swan, and Lauren Way — are taking part in an internship programme with Ariel Re. A spokesperson said, “Six Bermudian students will be learning about the global reinsurance industry this summer as part of an internship programme with Ariel Re in... Read more of this article

Photos: 3D Look At Edward Cross Comet Race

Photos: 3D Look At Edward Cross Comet Race

The 3D pop up graphics below offer a unique and different perspective of the 78th annual Edward Cross Long Distance Comet Race which took place on June 20th, with the fleet leaving the East End Mini Yacht Club and making their way to the West End Sailboat Club. You can view our coverage of the sailing event here, view past 3D photo galleries here,... Read more of this article

Video: Government & UN Sign MSDCF Agreement

Video: Government & UN Sign MSDCF Agreement

The Government of Bermuda and the United Nations have officially executed signed the Multi-Country Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework [MSDCF] agreement.A Government spokesperson said, “The Government of Bermuda and the United Nations have officially executed an agreement entitled the Multi-Country Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework... Read more of this article

Football: Hastings United Retains Knory Scott

Football: Hastings United Retains Knory Scott

Hastings United announced that Bermuda’s Knory Scott will stay with the club for the 2022/23 season, noting they are “delighted to extend Knory’s stay at the club” as he is ”an exceptional talent.” Knory Scott said, “I’m extremely happy to be back playing for Hastings United this season. After a good end to the season... Read more of this article

Trott Signs Contract Extension With West Ham

Trott Signs Contract Extension With West Ham

West Ham United announced that Bermuda’s Nathan Trott has “signed a contract extension until the summer of 2024, with a further two-year option.” The club’s announcement said, “”The England U20 international goalkeeper, who made his first-team debut for the Hammers in an Emirates FA Cup third-round win over Doncaster Rovers... Read more of this article

Singer ‘Ipree’ Releases New Song, Plans More

Singer ‘Ipree’ Releases New Song, Plans More

When Peter Smith, known by his stage name Ipree, arrived in Bermuda almost eight years ago, he thought his days as a dancehall reggae artist were over. However, his love for the genre of popular Jamaican music has led to him forging relationships with local producers, releasing songs, performing live, and building a name for himself on the island. After... Read more of this article

Hughes: ‘Bermuda Will Always Be My Inspiration’

Hughes: ‘Bermuda Will Always Be My Inspiration’

[Written by Stephen Wright] Local artist Phoebe Hughes has spent the past few years capturing the essence of Bermuda by elevating moments of everyday island life through her oil paintings. A fisherman proudly displaying his lobster catch at Mills Creek, a pair of Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers standing tall in Dockyard and a larger-than-life taxi... Read more of this article


Video: June 29th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: June 29th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Governor Rena Lalgie hosted a tea in honour of Dr Dorothy Matthews-Paynter, increased presence of Portuguese Man of War, U.S. Coast Guard rescue three mariners, Minister Michael Weeks visits trainee prison officers, Detectives start financial investigation course, Lepercq Memorial Martial Arts, Mosaic expands summer intern program, Minister Vance Campbell... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: June 28 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 28 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: June... Read more of this article

Detectives Start Financial Investigation Course

Detectives Start Financial Investigation Course

Police detectives have started a two week course “aimed at financial investigations, asset recovery, confiscation & forfeiture, as well as investigating virtual [crypto] currencies,” with the course funded by the Confiscated Assets Fund. Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro, Officer in Charge, Crime Division, said, “Detectives... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Town Hall On Education

Video: Govt Town Hall On Education

The Government is hosting a town hall at 6pm this evening [June 28] on Education Reform and the new Signature Schools and people can attend in-person at the Athene Room, Bermuda College or watch online below.  The meeting will be hosted by Minister of Education Diallo Rabain, Commissioner of Education Kalmar Richards and the Learning First team.The... Read more of this article

Increased Presence of Portuguese Man of War

Increased Presence of Portuguese Man of War

The Government has issued an advisory urging people to “exercise heightened caution while in or near the ocean due to reports of an increase in the presence of the Portuguese Man of War.” A Government spokesperson said, “Portuguese Man of War can be identified with their bluish gas-filled float on top of the water. “However, their in-water... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Lepercq Memorial Martial Arts

Photos & Results: Lepercq Memorial Martial Arts

On Sunday [June 26] the Bermuda Karate Institute [BKI] in conjunction with Shotocup hosted the 22nd Annual Lepercq Memorial Traditional Martial Arts Tournament. A spokesperson said, “The tournament held in honor of the late Paul Lepercq, highlights his contribution to Martial Arts in Bermuda and the level of local talent. The event showcased athletes... Read more of this article

Mosaic Expands Summer Intern Program

Mosaic Expands Summer Intern Program

Mosaic Insurance has welcomed its second year of summer interns, expanding the program to include students at its Bermuda, New York, and London offices. A spokesperson said, “Skyler Powell, 20, is working as a Communications, Marketing & Special Projects intern at the global specialty insurer’s Bermuda headquarters. Adiv Kuray, 18, is based... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

8pm Live Video: A Pride Month Conversation

8pm Live Video: A Pride Month Conversation

Taj Donville-Outerbridge, Linda Bogle-Mienzer and Kennita Perry will be joining Bernews at 8.00pm this evening [June 29] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with the trio set to discuss Pride Month.The video will be live streamed below, as well as on Bernews YouTube, Twitter and Facebook pages.Related StoriesVideo:... Read more of this article

Video: Government & UN Sign MSDCF Agreement

Video: Government & UN Sign MSDCF Agreement

The Government of Bermuda and the United Nations have officially executed signed the Multi-Country Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework [MSDCF] agreement.A Government spokesperson said, “The Government of Bermuda and the United Nations have officially executed an agreement entitled the Multi-Country Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework... Read more of this article

Video: June 29th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: June 29th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Governor Rena Lalgie hosted a tea in honour of Dr Dorothy Matthews-Paynter, increased presence of Portuguese Man of War, U.S. Coast Guard rescue three mariners, Minister Michael Weeks visits trainee prison officers, Detectives start financial investigation course, Lepercq Memorial Martial Arts, Mosaic expands summer intern program, Minister Vance Campbell... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Photos: 3D Look At Edward Cross Comet Race

Photos: 3D Look At Edward Cross Comet Race

The 3D pop up graphics below offer a unique and different perspective of the 78th annual Edward Cross Long Distance Comet Race which took place on June 20th, with the fleet leaving the East End Mini Yacht Club and making their way to the West End Sailboat Club. You can view our coverage of the sailing event here, view past 3D photo galleries here,... Read more of this article

Football: Hastings United Retains Knory Scott

Football: Hastings United Retains Knory Scott

Hastings United announced that Bermuda’s Knory Scott will stay with the club for the 2022/23 season, noting they are “delighted to extend Knory’s stay at the club” as he is ”an exceptional talent.” Knory Scott said, “I’m extremely happy to be back playing for Hastings United this season. After a good end to the season... Read more of this article

Trott Signs Contract Extension With West Ham

Trott Signs Contract Extension With West Ham

West Ham United announced that Bermuda’s Nathan Trott has “signed a contract extension until the summer of 2024, with a further two-year option.” The club’s announcement said, “”The England U20 international goalkeeper, who made his first-team debut for the Hammers in an Emirates FA Cup third-round win over Doncaster Rovers... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Column: Showing Up Powerfully In The Boardroom

Column: Showing Up Powerfully In The Boardroom

[Column written by Jessica Lightbourne, which is Part I of a five part series] Part 1: Self-Awareness and Power Showing up powerfully in the boardroom with presence and gravitas starts with being grounded in self. As a Black man, you have already had to cultivate resilience and grit like none other to gain the great success you have achieved to date. You... Read more of this article

Six Bermudian Students Intern At Ariel Re

Six Bermudian Students Intern At Ariel Re

Six Bermudian students — Giovanni Hollis, Alison Hyland, Sarah Skinner, Emma Stegmann, Camryn Swan, and Lauren Way — are taking part in an internship programme with Ariel Re. A spokesperson said, “Six Bermudian students will be learning about the global reinsurance industry this summer as part of an internship programme with Ariel Re in... Read more of this article

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings Of AEGIS

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings Of AEGIS

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A [Excellent] and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a” [Excellent] of Associated Electric & Gas Insurance Services Limited [AEGIS] [Hamilton, Bermuda]. The outlook of these Credit Ratings [ratings] is stable. The ratings agency said, “The ratings reflect AEGIS’ balance sheet strength,... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Singer ‘Ipree’ Releases New Song, Plans More

Singer ‘Ipree’ Releases New Song, Plans More

When Peter Smith, known by his stage name Ipree, arrived in Bermuda almost eight years ago, he thought his days as a dancehall reggae artist were over. However, his love for the genre of popular Jamaican music has led to him forging relationships with local producers, releasing songs, performing live, and building a name for himself on the island. After... Read more of this article

Hughes: ‘Bermuda Will Always Be My Inspiration’

Hughes: ‘Bermuda Will Always Be My Inspiration’

[Written by Stephen Wright] Local artist Phoebe Hughes has spent the past few years capturing the essence of Bermuda by elevating moments of everyday island life through her oil paintings. A fisherman proudly displaying his lobster catch at Mills Creek, a pair of Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers standing tall in Dockyard and a larger-than-life taxi... Read more of this article

Salvation Army To Hold Fundraising Dinner

Salvation Army To Hold Fundraising Dinner

The Salvation Army, North Street Citadel will be holding a Chicken and Fish Dinner Fundraiser on Friday, July 1. An online promo said, “Church and community center fundraiser. Pick up only:Lunch: 12:00pm – 2:00pm Dinner: 5:00pm – 7:00pm“Order at PTIX.bm or call for orders at 296-6740 between 9:00am – 1:00pm “Sides include... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Increased Presence of Portuguese Man of War

Increased Presence of Portuguese Man of War

The Government has issued an advisory urging people to “exercise heightened caution while in or near the ocean due to reports of an increase in the presence of the Portuguese Man of War.” A Government spokesperson said, “Portuguese Man of War can be identified with their bluish gas-filled float on top of the water. “However, their in-water... Read more of this article

Ariel Re Staff Help To Clean Up Southlands Park

Ariel Re Staff Help To Clean Up Southlands Park

Staff from Bermuda-based reinsurance company Ariel Re helped to clean up Southlands Park and Beach in support of Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB], one of the island’s environmental non-profit organizations. The 15 volunteers – including Chief Executive Officer Ryan Mather – cleared approximately 600 pounds of trash from trails and abandoned buildings,... Read more of this article

Minister Roban Attending UN Ocean Conference

Minister Roban Attending UN Ocean Conference

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban is attending the United Nations Ocean Conference in Portugal, which is being held from June 26th to July 1st. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs is pleased to advise that the Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs, the Honourable Walter Roban, JP, MP, will be representing Bermuda... Read more of this article

CRIME

Detectives Start Financial Investigation Course

Detectives Start Financial Investigation Course

Police detectives have started a two week course “aimed at financial investigations, asset recovery, confiscation & forfeiture, as well as investigating virtual [crypto] currencies,” with the course funded by the Confiscated Assets Fund. Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro, Officer in Charge, Crime Division, said, “Detectives... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Appeal From Man Asleep In Car

Court Dismisses Appeal From Man Asleep In Car

The Court has dismissed an appeal from Sabur Burrows – who was convicted after being found asleep in his car — stating it “sees no reason to disturb the Magistrate’s finding and the sentence he imposed.” The ruling said, “Mr. Burrows was found at 3.30 a.m. on 26th June 2020 asleep in his car in an area of Harmony Close, South... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Murder Of Keith Gordon

Man Charged With Murder Of Keith Gordon

A 45-year-old man appeared in Magistrate’s Court today [June 27] in connection with the murder of 70-year-old Keith Gordon. Clinton Smith was not required to enter a plea as the charges must be heard in the Supreme Court. He was remanded in custody and is set to reappear during the Supreme Court Arraignment Session on August 1st.Related StoriesVictim’s... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Wallpaper Wednesday: Island Diamond Reflection

Wallpaper Wednesday: Island Diamond Reflection

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a diamond reflection of the island of Bermuda.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, and check back on... Read more of this article

Premier: ‘Fintech Is Creating Jobs In Bermuda’

Premier: ‘Fintech Is Creating Jobs In Bermuda’

Premier & Minister of Finance David Burt recently visited the Bittrex Global and RELM Insurance offices, with the Premier stating that “Fintech is creating jobs in Bermuda for Bermudians,” noting that Bittrex has six full-time Bermudian staff members, while in the past year, RELM has “grown from 4 employees to 13, all of whom are Bermudian.” The... Read more of this article

Hundreds Attend Cybersecurity Webinar Series

Hundreds Attend Cybersecurity Webinar Series

Close to 400 Bermudian businesses attended the Cybersecurity Webinar Series and learned from subject-matter experts and members of the Cybersecurity Governance Board how to keep their businesses, their computer systems, and their client information safe. A Government spokesperson said, “The 9-part series, composed of monthly Lunch & Learn webinars, was hosted by... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Collision In Sandys Parish Affecting Traffic

Collision In Sandys Parish Affecting Traffic

[Updated] There has been a serious road traffic collision in the area of Scaur Hill in Sandys Parish, resulting in a disruption in traffic flow into and out of the west end. A police spokesperson said, “There has been a serious road traffic collision in the area of Scaur Hill in Sandys Parish. “This has resulted in a disruption in traffic flow into... Read more of this article

Police Witness Appeal: Single Vehicle Collision

Police Witness Appeal: Single Vehicle Collision

The police said they are “investigating a serious single vehicle road traffic collision involving a motorcycle, which occurred at the roundabout at the junction of Palmetto Road and North Shore Road, Devonshire, around 11:55pm on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022.” A police spokesperson said, “The motorcycle rider, a 40-year-old male, was... Read more of this article

Man Taken To Hospital After Crash In Smiths

Man Taken To Hospital After Crash In Smiths

A 20-year-old man has been taken to hospital after a crash on Harrington Sound Road early this morning [June 20], the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:40 a.m. today, Monday, 20th June 2022, police and other first responders attended a serious, single vehicle, road traffic collision on Harrington Sound Road, Smiths Parish,... Read more of this article




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