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June 23, 2017

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Reddy arrest unlawful, court finds

Source: The Royal Gazette The Supreme Court has found the arrest of Mahesh Reddy unlawful, ruling against the Bermuda Police Service. In a hearing today, Chief Justice Ian Kawaley made a declaration that the summary arrest of Dr Reddy and subsequent search of his home was unlawful. The judge further ordered that any items…

Man admits stealing cash from business

Source: The Royal Gazette A Sandys man admitted stealing cash from a Reid Street business. Desmond Trott, 35, pleaded guilty to a single count of entering Winchester Global Trust and stealing 130 of cash and between 20 and 30 worth of coins on May 24. The court heard that staff at the trust discovered…

Metal waste banned from Tynes Bay

Source: The Royal Gazette People are reminded that metal waste should not be included in loads of burnable waste delivered to the Tynes Bay Waste To Energy Facility. The Ministry of Public Works advises metal items can cause substantial damage to the facility, causing shutdowns which result in a build-up of burnable waste and…

Birthday girls share the stage with Dunkley

Source: The Royal Gazette Somersfield Academy students Hailey Hayward and Rhiannon Higgins ended their shared birthday on the Americas Cup main stage alongside Michael Dunkley. As part of the schools Job Shadowing Day on Wednesday, the M4 schoolchildren joined the Premier during his scheduled activities, which also included meeting with Governor John Rankin and.…

Advisory: Road Works Set For June 26 & 27

Source: Bernews The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public about upcoming road works that will take place from Monday, June 26th to Tuesday, June 27th. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works wishes to advise the public of the following upcoming road works: “On Monday & Tuesday 26th… Link:

Future leaders coming to the fore

Source: The Royal Gazette A new summer programme to empower the islands youth to become future leaders was launched yesterday. The three-week service learning project will see 20 students explore local topics including activism, racism, gang violence and poverty. In todays world, young people often feel like its impossible to make a difference, Future.…

Sean Paul cant wait for Bermy vibe

Source: The Royal Gazette There are many different reasons why people fall in love with Bermuda. For Grammy Award-winning artist Sean Paul, its not just the turquoise water, pink sand and rum swizzles, but the burning passion locals have for reggae music. I love doing shows there and the fans are always so full…

National plan to combat online bullying

Source: The Royal Gazette One of the worlds leading internet privacy experts is working with local students to develop a national action plan against online bullying and sexual harassment. Bermudas youngsters, well acquainted with the internets nefarious side, are keen to help the initiative, according to Parry Aftab, a pioneer in the field of…

Do as I say and not as I do

Source: The Royal Gazette Over the past two weeks the Progressive Labour Party has held a few press conferences, and they have been notable for a number of reasons. The first thing that struck me is that the conferences have been high on rhetoric and low on solutions. Although it should come as no…

Voters, turn out your future depends on it

Source: The Royal Gazette Well, the election has been called for July 18 and each side is presenting its ideas, past achievements and candidates. As such, the electorate is deciding which side they will vote for or, indeed, whether or not they will actually vote. No matter which side of the divide one may…

Audio: Slanga Releases New Song “Devil’s Isle”

Source: Bernews Bermudian singer Ronae Burgess — who performs under the name Slanga — has released his latest song, a track titled “Devil’s Isle” produced by Detrimental for Near Future Records. Through the lyrics of “Devil’s Isle,” Slanga, also known as HeadBanga, explores the struggle beneath the idyllic facade of Bermuda’s landscape, and… Link:

Video: Bernews Morning Newsflash For June 23

Source: Bernews Finance Minister Bob Richards said Government will aggressively defend against a new EU Blacklist threat, parking enforcement in the City of Hamilton, BPSU says ‘thank you’ to public service employees, Future Leaders Programme launched, PLP announce candidates for C#9 and C#23, 52-year-old man arrested after boat runs aground in Flatt’s,… Link:

BPSU: Thank You To Public Service Employees

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] joins with the rest of the world in celebration of UN Public Service Day today [June 23]. BPSU President Jason Hayward said, “The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] joins with the rest of the world in celebration of UN Public Service Day. “Public Service Day… Link:

DeSilva & Cann Win Cricket Players Of Week

Source: Bernews One Communications and the Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] announced that the Premier League ‘Player of the Week’ is Jordan DeSilva of Somerset CC, while the First Division ‘Player of the Week’ is Lionel Cann of St. George’s CC. Left: Lionel Cann – One Communications First Division Player of the Week,… Link:

Photos: Netball Summer League Champions

Source: Bernews The 2017 Bermuda Netball Association’s Summer League Season came to a conclusion with Teachers claiming the title. At the end of the season, the Netall League’s High Goal scorer was Sonja Townsend of Teachers with an impressive total of 137 goals,while Darrika Simons of BAC Women in Blue recorded 127… Link:

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 22 2017

Source: Bernews June 22 saw 5,000 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $12,200.00 BD. 5,000 shares were traded by Bermuda Aviation Services Ltd, closing down 0.4% at $2.44 per share. The BSX finished at 2,022.32, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 1 decline, and 60 remained unchanged.… Link:

Steam summer courses for students

Source: The Royal Gazette The Department of Education will be hosting its third annual Steam Academy this summer. Run through the Gifted and Talented Eduction Programme, the programme teaches students science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. For a third consecutive year the Department is pleased to sponsor a summer Steam Academy, Cole. ..

Video: Future Leaders Programme Launched

Source: Bernews The Future Leaders Programme was officially launched today, featuring remarks from Programme Director Ryan Robinson Perinchief, Premier Michael Dunkley, Opposition Leader David Burt, David Astwood of Conyers Dill & Pearman and Pearman and Collin Simmons of the Bermuda Industrial Union. The Future Leaders Programme is a summer course for ambitious,… Link:

BFA On Safety Initiatives For Youth Programmes

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Football Association said they note the recent conviction and subsequent sentencing in the courts, adding that they “hope that this brings closure for the three men and their families and signals the beginning of the healing process for them.” “The Bermuda Football Association applaud the bravery of these… Link:

XL prices 500m offering

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermudian-based XL Group yesterday priced a public offering of 500 million 557. 6 million. The notes, issued by XL Cayman, will yield 3. 25 per cent during the fixed-interest period of ten years and a floating rate thereafter and will fall due in 2047. The notes are fully guaranteed by…

Video: Summertime Again Remix By HEЯITAGE

Source: Bernews Musical group HEЯITAGE, recently released their latest track, “Summertime Again Remix ft. Roy-G X Minonic”, a hot and danceable summer anthem. A spokesperson said, “Soul/pop band, HEЯITAGE released the music video for their, “Summertime Again Remix.” Capturing the beauty of a summer by the ocean. Lead singer HannaH is featured… Link:

KPMG: Bermuda & Caribbean Cyber Security

Source: Bernews A multiregional survey by KPMG indicated that Bermuda is slightly more prepared against cyber security threats in relation to its Caribbean counterparts. The analysis found that 15% of Bermuda based companies defined Cyber Security as a boardroom responsibility, compared to 11% across the region, and 20% globally. KPMG’s Cyber Benchmark… Link:

STEAM Summer Courses Offered To Students

Source: Bernews The Department of Education’s Gifted and Talented Education Programme [GATE] will offer a summer Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics [STEAM] Academy for students in primary 5 through senior school from July 4 -26 at CedarBridge Academy. Minister of Education, Cole Simons said, “For a third consecutive year the Department… Link:

Five Interns Join TLF Internship Programme

Source: Bernews Earlier this month saw the launch of the ninth annual Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] Internship Programme and this year, five technology interns were successfully accepted in the summer programme. The 2017 TLF interns who passed the rigorous selection process are: Alex Dore, Cameron Moulder, Ezra Turner, Somer Froud, Zia Seymour.… Link:

Video: PLP Announce Candidates For C#9, C#23

Source: Bernews The PLP held a press conference today [June 22] to announce more of their election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with Vance Campbell to run in Constituency #9 Smith’s West, and Rev. Dr. Emilygail Dill set to contest Constituency #23 Paget West. The 15-minute live video replay is below Mr Campbell is… Link:

BAS shares trade

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermuda Aviation Services today dropped 1 cent to 2. 44 in Bermuda Stock Exchange trading. The 0. 4 per cent fall came as 5,000 shares traded. Butterfield Bank shares did not trade on the BSX, but the New York Stock Exchange, the bank fell 17 cents, or 0. 5 per…

Campbell, Dill unveiled as PLP candidates

Source: The Royal Gazette Vance Campbell and the Reverend Emilygail Dill have been declared as Progressive Labour Party candidates for the July 18 General Election. Mr Campbell will run in Smiths West, the seat he lost against Trevor Moniz of the One Bermuda Alliance at the last election. Ms Dill is to contest Paget…

BFA urges need for welfare officers

Source: The Royal Gazette The Bermuda Football Association has asked for child and welfare officers to be assigned to organisations dealing with vulnerable persons. It comes after former Bermuda footballer and coach Wendell Baxter was jailed on Tuesday for a string of historic sex offences against three young boys. The BFA also applauded the…

Williams appointed partner at JLT Re

Source: The Royal Gazette Reinsurance broker and consultancy JLT Re has appointed a new partner. Charles Withers-Clarke, partner in JLT Re, said that Deanna Williams would be a valuable addition to the firm. He added I have worked with Deanna for many years and know her can-do attitude and drive will be a great…

Cost cutting boosts Bermuda Press profits

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermuda Press Holdings Ltd posted a 9. 6 per cent increase in net income in its half-year report, as operating costs were reduced while revenue remained flat. The Bermuda Stock Exchange-listed company said net income for the six months ended March 31, 2017, was 550,000, compared to 502,000 in the…

TLF interns begin intensive programme

Source: The Royal Gazette Five technology interns have started the first of three training weeks as part of an intensive 12-week summer programme. They each passed a rigorous selection process to join the Technology Leadership Forum internship programme. Now they are combining classroom learning with team projects and fieldwork at a number of companies.…

30 Minute Video: June 22 ZBM Evening News

Source: Bernews 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… Link:

Weather Forecast For Friday June 23

Source: Bernews Friday, June 23 is expected to be considerable cloudiness, with the high to be near 28°C/82°F and the low to be near 24°C/76°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be west. The relative humidity is expected to be near 78%. Sunrise will be at 6.12am and sunset will… Link:

New partnership to enforce parking rules

Source: The Royal Gazette The City of Hamilton has partnered with the Bermuda Police Service in an effort to enforce parking regulations within the municipality. According to a spokeswoman for the city, the Traffic Offences Procedure Amendment and Validation Act officially came into effect on June 1, and a new dedicated input system to…

New Kiwanis leaders to be installed

Source: The Royal Gazette Three new officials will be in place for Kiwanis Clubs when the new administrative year begins in October. Twenty division lieutenant governors have undergone a full weekend of intensive training for their roles in the New England amp Bermuda District, according to a statement. Marie Kent-Smith, member of the St…

Parking Enforcement In The City Of Hamilton

Source: Bernews The Traffic Offenses Procedure Amendment and Validation Act 2015 became effective as of June 1st, 2017, and the City of Hamilton, in partnership with the police, embarked on an initiative that “will enforce the payment of parking tickets issued within the City limits.” A spokespersons said, “The Traffic Offenses Procedure Amendment… Link:

Man admits cocaine possession

Source: The Royal Gazette Court reports were ordered on a St Georges man after he was caught with around a gram of cocaine. Levar Hollis, 38, was reportedly stopped by police on November 4 last year for a traffic offence on Kindley Field Road. Officers noticed that Hollis seemed nervous and asked him if…

Bermy Bouncers to compete overseas

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermudas national youth jump rope team is gearing up to compete on the global stage next month. The Bermy Bouncers will take part in the World Jump Rope Championships in Orlando, Florida, from July 2 to 9, before heading to Seattle for an. .. Link: Bermy Bouncers to compete

Bermy Bouncers to compete overseas

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermudas national youth jump rope team is gearing up to compete on the global stage next month. The Bermy Bouncers will take part in the World Jump Rope Championships in Orlando, Florida, from July 2 to 9, before heading to Seattle for an. .. Link: Bermy Bouncers to compete

Pembroke man denies drug importation

Source: The Royal Gazette A Pembroke man was released on bail this morning after being accused of importing more than 2 kilograms of cannabis. Andrew Gilbert, 30, denied charges of importing a controlled drug into the island and possessing cannabis with intent to supply. Both of the offences are alleged to have taken place…

100 women gala benefits local charity

Source: The Royal Gazette The Centre Against Abuse has benefited from last weekends 100 Women in Finance gala held in Bermuda for the first time. 100 Women, a global network of professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries, hosted the event, entitled Sailing into History. Proceeds were donated to the local charity which…

Jump Rope Team To Compete In Florida In July

Source: Bernews The Bermy Bouncers Jump Rope Team, the island’s national representatives in the sport of jump rope, will compete on a global stage at the World Jump Rope Championships in Orlando, Florida from July 2 to July 9. A spokesperson said, “Our youth team will be joined by our adult competitive… Link:

PechaKucha Bermuda To Be Held On Thursday

Source: Bernews The 19th edition of PechaKucha Bermuda will be held on Thursday [June 22] at 6.30pm at Warwick Workmens Club off Cobbs Hill in Warwick. A spokesperson said, “The 19th edition of Pecha Kucha is scheduled for this Thursday at 6:30PM at Warwick Workmens Club off Cobbs Hill in Warwick. An… Link:

Column: Ramadhan Islamic Month Of Fasting

Source: Bernews [Written by Shabnam Jheengoor] Few weeks ago, Muslims welcomed the month of Ramadhan, the Islamic month of fasting. During this very special month, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk, abstaining from all food and drink. The Holy Quran states: “O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you as it was… Link:

JLT Re Appoints Williams As Partner In Bermuda

Source: Bernews JLT Re, the global provider of reinsurance broking and consultancy, has appointed Deanna Williams as a Partner in JLT Re’s Bermuda operation reporting to Charles Withers-Clarke. Commenting on the appointment Charles Withers-Clarke, Partner, JLT Re in Bermuda, said “I have worked with Deanna for many years and know her can… Link:

Greenrock Holds School Awards Ceremony

Source: Bernews Greenrock held its School Awards Ceremony for the 2016-2017 school year on World Oceans Day, Thursday, June 8th. Hosted by lead donor HSBC, the Awards Ceremony recognised the successes and participations of schools in two of Greenrock’s environmental education programmes, Eco-Schools and Water Explorers. The awards ceremony featured guest speaker… Link:

Sol Petroleum Launches “Easy Living” Promotion

Source: Bernews Sol Petroleum Bermuda Ltd and its family of Esso-branded service stations have launched a promotion that offers customers a chance to win a month of “Easy Living”, whereby a portion of household bills, fuel and groceries are paid for by Esso for one month. The household bills include electricity, cable… Link:

Southampton Rangers Senior’s Tea Party Today

Source: Bernews The Southampton Rangers will hold a Senior’s Tea Party at the Southampton Rangers Sports Club this afternoon [June 22] from 12.00pm to 3.00pm. Entertainment will include musician Shine Hayward, along with complimentary food and drinks. A spokesperson said, “This will be the second Seniors Tea Party of 2017 that the… Link:

Brave Team BDA have made believers of us all

Source: The Royal Gazette The original idea that Bermuda could host the Americas Cup was fanciful. Laughed at by some. Fanciful turned to brilliant once our little islands bid was accepted by the crme de la crme of international sailing. And no one can doubt that, 26 days in despite the occasionally insidious bitching…

How adversity shaped newest member of Bar

Source: The Royal Gazette The newest member of the Bermuda Bar vowed to be the very best as she celebrated the milestone achievement yesterday with friends, family and colleagues. Alexis Haynes dedicated her Call to the Bar to her late father, the Right Reverend Christopher Haynes, and shared her story of perseverance and triumph…

Club shines light on Braille

Source: The Royal Gazette One day, while prefecting in Primary Four, I noticed and observed Miss Zuill assisting a student who was working on a Braille writer. I asked Miss Zuill about Braille and she explained it to me even though she was just learning about it herself. While standing next to Miss Zuill,…

Trial hears gang feud led to crash

Source: The Royal Gazette A motorcyclist was killed when he collided with a van after being pursued at high speed by a rival gang member, a court has heard. Travis Lowe sustained fatal injuries as a result of the collision on July 23 last year on Horseshoe Road in Southampton and died in hospital…

Connecting the dots for Jahsun

Source: The Royal Gazette Alicia Zuill moved to East End Primary this school year as a paraprofessional. Alicia had previously been working at CedarBridge Academy for 19 years. Alicia is now working with nine-year-old Jahsun Simons who is a visually impaired student. Jahsun told us I have been learning Braille since January with Miss…

Masterworks To Host Summer Art Camp Series

Source: Bernews Masterworks Education will be hosting a series of “Summer Art Camps”, with some of the camp topics to include Colorful Colours, International Cultures, All about Animals, Beautiful Bermuda, Organic Art, For the Love of Art and more. A spokesperson said, “Registration for summer camp has begun! Sign your little ones… Link:

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 21 2017

Source: Bernews June 21 saw 3,588 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $76,492.80 BD. 3,388 shares were traded by BF&M Ltd, closing at an even $20.60 per share, while another 200 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing down 1.5% at $33.50 per share. The BSX… Link:

Man Taken To Hospital After Boat Hits Island

Source: Bernews [Updated] Emergency services responded to the North Shore Road, Smith’s area tonight [June 21] after a boat ran aground at Gibbet Island near Flatt’s Inlet, resulting in a man being taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson confirmed that “a 911 call was… Link:

Two People Injured In Harbour Road Collision

Source: Bernews Two motorcyclists were injured tonight [June 21] in a collision on Harbour Road just west of the junction with Chapel Road. Emergency services responded to the crash which appeared to involve two motorcycles and resulted in two people being injured and treated at the scene by EMTs. They were then… Link:

BAR Academy break Kiwi hearts

Source: The Royal Gazette Land Rover BAR Academy completed the ultimate smash-and-grab to snatch the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup from New Zealand Sailing Teams grasp on the Great Sound. The Kiwis were shaking hands in celebration as they crossed the finish line to complete a clean sweep of yesterdays three races, only to…

Great Britain Wins Youth America’s Cup Title

Source: Bernews Having headed into the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in fifth place overall, defending champions NZL Sailing Team of New Zealand mounted a monumental comeback. The Kiwis looked to have successfully retained their crown after claiming a perfect set of race results on the day with three consecutive victories, while… Link:

Butterfield shares down 1.5

Source: The Royal Gazette Shares of Bank of Butterfield dropped 50 cents to 33. 50 on The Royal GazetteBSX Index. The drop, equal to 1. 5 per cent, came after 200 shares traded. Insurance company BFampM was unchanged at 20. 60 after 3,338 shares changed hands. On the New York Stock Exchange, the Bank…

30 Minute Video: June 21 ZBM Evening News

Source: Bernews 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… Link:

Thad Hollis To Run As Independent In #C6

Source: Bernews Thad Hollis — the former chairman of the One Bermuda Alliance — has announced he will be running as an independent candidate in the upcoming General Election. In a post on a social media page titled “Thaddeus Hollis – Independent Candidate – Hamilton West No. 6″, Mr Hollis said, “Proud… Link:

Hollis to stand as independent

Source: The Royal Gazette Former One Bermuda Alliance chairman Thaddeus Hollis is to stand as an independent candidate in the General Election, he announced yesterday. Mr Hollis, who resigned from the ruling party in July 2014, will run in Hamilton West, his home constituency, where the Progressive Labour Partys Wayne Furbert is the incumbent.…

Weather Forecast For Thursday June 22

Source: Bernews Thursday, June 22 is expected to see intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day, with the high to be near 28°C/82°F and the low to be near 24°C/76°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be WSW. The relative humidity… Link:

PLP & OBA Respond To Debate Invitation

Source: Bernews [Updated] Law student Eron Hill has invited both the Premier Michael Dunkley and Opposition Leader David Burt to participate in a live debate, with Mr Burt accepting and saying he “looks forward to debating Premier Dunkley,” while the OBA said they were “surprised to hear that a flyer promoting a… Link:

Fairmont receives Best of Bermuda awards

Source: The Royal Gazette Fairmont Southampton has received two TripAdvisor awards, as well as two Best of Bermuda 2017 awards. The resort was recognised by the travel website with the annual 2017 Certificate of Excellence and the Family Vacation Critic Favourite. Waterlot Inn, meanwhile, took the Best of Bermuda awards for Best Hotel Dining…

YouthNet garners 5,000 donation from BAS

Source: The Royal Gazette Youth mentoring charity YouthNet received a 5,000 lift from Bermuda Aviation Services this week. As part of the BAS Group corporate social responsibility programme, the company presented Clare Mello, executive director for YouthNet, a cheque to help support their school-based mentoring programme. Chris Phillips, account associate. .. Link: YouthNet

BOA Mark International Olympic Day On Friday

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] will mark international Olympic Day on Friday, 23 June 2017 with a special swimming event at the Aquatics Facility at the National Sports Centre. Ben Smith, Aquatics Manager and National Coach of the Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association will host 32 young swimmers at the National… Link:

BAS Donates $5K To Mentoring Charity YouthNet

Source: Bernews Bermuda Aviation Services Limited [BAS] today announces a donation of $5,000 to youth mentoring charity YouthNet. Chris Phillips, a representative of BAS, was on hand this morning to present a cheque of $5,000 to YouthNet Executive Director Clare Mello as part of the BAS Group Corporate Social Responsibility Programme. The… Link:

Party time on Front Street

Source: The Royal Gazette The Bermuda Tourism Authority and the Corporation of Hamilton are preparing for their final Bonfire amp BBQ, to take place on Front Street tomorrow night. The free adults-only street festival is set to feature live fire performers, along with smores and a washing machine of rum swizzle, along with fire…

OBA selects Gibbons and Smith

Source: The Royal Gazette The One Bermuda Alliance unveiled two more candidates who will represent the party in next months General Election earlier this afternoon. Grant Gibbons, Minster of Economic Development, will represent the party in Constituency 22 Paget East, while businessman Rodney Smith has been selected for Constituency 21 Pembroke South East.

Gardens closed for royal visit

Source: The Royal Gazette Government House Gardens will be closed to the public on Sunday during the royal visit. The Princess Royal and Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence will be staying at Government House, after having arrived on Saturday evening. The couple will visit the Americas Cup Village on Sunday. Link: Gardens closed for

Love, plastic and polling at Pecha Kucha

Source: The Royal Gazette The languages of love, the use of plastic and dangerous driving will all be tackled at the nineteenth edition of Pecha Kucha. The quarterly event, which is being held today at the Warwick Workmens Club, will bring together a host of speakers to discuss a wide range of topics and…

Govt House Gardens To Close On Sunday

Source: Bernews Government House Gardens will not be open to members of the general public on Sunday [June 25] due to the visit of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence this weekend. Government House said, “Due to the visit of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal… Link:

OBA Announce Two More Election Candidates

Source: Bernews [Updated] The OBA held a press conference today [June 21] to announce two more of their election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with Rodney Smith to run in Constituency #21 Pembroke South East and Dr Grant Gibbons set to contest Constituency #22 Paget East. Update 5.40pm: Rodney Smith’s Remarks:… Link:

Masterworks hailed as top attraction

Source: The Royal Gazette The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art has been named one of the top visitor destinations by an online review site. TripExpert. com this month awarded the museum and gallery its Experts Choice and Best of Bermuda Award, noting positive reviews from more than 70 travel publications including Fodors, Frommers and…

BPSU chief named as PLP candidate

Source: The Royal Gazette The president of the Bermuda Public Services Union was among three candidates rolled out by the Progressive Labour Party this morning. Jason Hayward will represent the party in Constituency 19, Pembroke West. Graham Maule was announced as the candidate for Pembroke South West, and Scott Simmons will run in Constituency…

Dunkley, Burt invited to debate

Source: The Royal Gazette The Premier and the Opposition Leader have been invited take part in a live debate, organised by the youth group Generation Next. Topics will include education, the economy, immigration, and job creation, said member Eron Hill, although its not known whether Michael Dunkley or David Burt have accepted the invitation.…

Teachers union votes for work to rule

Source: The Royal Gazette Members of the Bermuda Union of Teachers have voted to work to rule immediately and voted unanimously to give notice of action which will remain in place until the union executive gives further notice. The motion came in response to correspondence from the Ministry of Education that the union said…

Duke of Edinburghs award celebrates 50th anniversary

Source: The Royal Gazette A mentoring programme is celebrating a major milestone. The Duke of Edinburghs International Award Bermuda marks its 50th anniversary this year. To kick off this years tag day, John Rankin, the Governor, made a personal donation. The annual event is aimed to raise awareness of the programme, its participants, and.…

Belisle extends contract with Markel CatCo

Source: The Royal Gazette Tony Belisle has extended his contact as chief executive officer of Markel CatCo Investment Management Ltd by a further two years. His contract was had been due to end on December 31 next year, it has now been extended to the end of 2020, after which he is set to…

Youth America’s Cup Finals To Conclude Today

Source: Bernews One nation will be crowned champions today [Wednesday] as eight teams prepare to resume competition in the second and final day,of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Finals on Bermuda’s Great Sound. Day one of the 2017 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Finals belonged to Land Rover BAR Academy who… Link:

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Tag Day On June 23

Source: Bernews Governor John Rankin, patron for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, has made a personal donation to jump start the Award’s annual tag day to be held on Friday, June 23, at various locations throughout Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “The annual event is aimed to increase awareness for the Award… Link:

PLP Congratulate Stevie Dickinson & Team BDA

Source: Bernews PLP Spokesperson for Sport Neville Tyrrell has extended his  congratulations to both Stevie Dickinson for his  victory in the Edward Cross Long Distance Race  and  Bermuda’s Youth America’s Cup team for their first-place finish in the race 1 of the finals. Mr Tyrrell said, “As PLP Spokesperson for Sport, I extend… Link:

Why some politicians fear the truth

Source: The Royal Gazette The world of politics is often a battleground where truth is the first casualty in confrontations because in many cases politicians find themselves at times at odds with party policy. Party loyalty has its merit, but the greatest loyalty should be respect for truth at all times, and the belief…

Kiwi celebrities cross globe to see the Cup

Source: The Royal Gazette A handful of New Zealand celebrities have crossed the globe to see Emirates Team New Zealand fight for the Americas Cup. According to the ltigtNew Zealand Heraldltigt, several famous Kiwis have made the trek to Bermuda including two stars from ltigtThe Real Housewives of Aucklandltigt, Michelle Blanchard and Gilda. ..

Legislation needed for superyacht legacy

Source: The Royal Gazette Swift changes to legislation will be crucial in the quest to attract the superyachts to Bermuda beyond the Americas Cup. This is according to Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas, who gave a presentation yesterday morning titled Superyachts Securing a Legacy Benefit of the 35th Americas Cup. The presentation was.…

Puzzled by Machiavellian events in PLP party

Source: The Royal Gazette Dear Sir,Last week Paula Cox announced that she intends to stand as a Progressive Labour Party candidate in the constituency where she lost in the last General Election in 2012. Ms Cox also stated that she has the backing of the PLP branch in Devonshire North West, Constituency 14, but…

Search and destroy the ongoing battle with mosquitoes

Source: The Royal Gazette Recent warm and wet weather has created a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes and the experts at Vector Control are reminding the public to be vigilant and empty out standing water. It comes amid ongoing concerns about the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which remains a risk to Bermuda although there have…

Collision: Van Driver Strikes Wall In West End

Source: Bernews A van being driven out of Dockyard struck a wall of Grey’s Bridge, with the driver, believed to be a 50-year-old Sandys parish man, sustaining a minor cut to his nose. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:10pm Monday, June 19th police and first responders attended a reported single vehicle crash… Link:

Court: 19-Year-Old Charged With Stabbing

Source: Bernews Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 19-year-old Pembroke man was charged with wounding a man with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. Trenton Williams was charged in connection with a fight on Front Street on 8th June 2017, during which the complainant was alleged to have been stabbed several times. Williams… Link:

Teachers Union Holding Emergency Meeting

Source: Bernews [Updated] The Bermuda Union of Teacher [BUT] is holding an “Emergency Membership Meeting” this morning [June 21] at the St. Paul A.M.E. Centennial Hall, with members urged to attend, with the poster saying “your input is vital.” Update 9.40am: The meeting is underway The 2017 Education Agenda follow below [PDF… Link:

Tropical Storm Cindy ‘Not A Threat At This Time’

Source: Bernews Tropical Storm Cindy is “not a threat to Bermuda at this time,” the Bermuda Weather Service said today [June 21], with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours forecast to be 1025nm to the WNW at 3.00am on Saturday, June 24th. Graphic courtesy of the BWS: The latest forecast… Link:

Bermuda’s Team For Island Games To Depart

Source: Bernews Bermuda’s team to represent the island at the NatWest Island Games departs for Gotland on Thursday. Many of Bermuda’s top athletes are involved in the Games and the Chef de Mission, Jon Beard, believes that this group of athletes will continue the success and reputation that Bermuda enjoys in the… Link:

BF&M Reports First Quarter Earnings Of $6M

Source: Bernews In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], BF&M Limited reported first quarter earnings. The filing stated, “BF&M Limited today reported shareholders’ net income for the three months ended 31st March 2017 of $6.0 million, resulting in an annualized return on shareholders’ equity of 8.8%. Shareholders’ net income for… Link:

71-Year-Old Passenger Disembarks In Bermuda

Source: Bernews The cruise ship Ocean Dream returned to Bermuda to disembark a 71-year-old passenger on Sunday [June 18]. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The recently departed cruise ship Ocean Dream, on passage from Bermuda to La Guaira, Venezuela, contacted the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre to report that vessel was… Link:

BAS shares up 40

Source: The Royal Gazette Shares of Bermuda Aviation Services jumped 70 cents to 2. 45 on The Royal GazetteBSX Index. The increase, equal to 40 per cent, came after 6,000 shares traded. On the New York Stock Exchange, the Bank of Butterfield shed 60 cents, or 1. 73 per cent, to 34. 01. The…

BFM sees first-quarter profit fall to 6m

Source: The Royal Gazette BFampM Ltds profits fell by more than 1 million in the first quarter, as results were impacted by the knock-on effects of last years hurricane activity. The insurer and pension provider reported net income of 6 million for the first three months of the year, down from 7. 1 million…

30 Minute Video: June 20 ZBM Evening News

Source: Bernews 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… Link:

Football legend Baxter jailed for 11 years

Source: The Royal Gazette Retired Bermuda footballer and coach Quinton Wendell Baxter told police he had sexually abused at least eight young men the Supreme Court heard yesterday as he was jailed for 11 years. Baxter was sentenced for a string of historic sex offences against three young boys only yesterday, but detectives told…

Island pays last respects to Crockwell

Source: The Royal Gazette Shawn Crockwell was a man of conviction who desired change and, above all, unity for Bermuda, speakers told a packed church hall at his funeral. The passing of Mr Crockwell, 47, a prominent lawyer, MP and father of three, has rocked the community since he was discovered at his Hamilton…

Weather Forecast For Wednesday June 21

Source: Bernews Wednesday, June 21 is expected to see mostly sunny skies, with the high to be near 28°C/82°F and the low to be near 24°C/75°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be SW. The relative humidity is expected to be near 77%. Sunrise will be at 6.12am and sunset… Link:

Somerset Cricket Club Cup Match Training

Source: Bernews Somerset Cricket Club announced that all interested players are welcome to participate in Cup Match training. “Training will be held every Tuesday beginning on June 27 at 6:30 p.m. sharp. All interested players are welcome,” a spokesperson said. Related Stories Somerset Cricket Club Win Colts Cup Match Somerset CC To… Link:

Photos & Results: Day One Youth AC Finals

Source: Bernews [Updated with videos] Day one of the 2017 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Finals belonged to Land Rover BAR Academy who sit on top of the leaderboard, and TeamBDA who thrilled the hometown crowd by winning the first race of the day. Land Rover BAR Academy Skipper Rob Bunce summed… Link:

Mirrors seeking volunteers for summer camp

Source: The Royal Gazette The Mirrors Programme is calling on members of the community to help bring the organisations SuperCamp to life this summer. The six-day camp is intended to give 50 middle school students an opportunity to develop their skills and become more effective learners. However Nandi Outerbridge, the Minister of Social Development…

Grandfather identified as fatal crash victim

Source: The Royal Gazette American Brian Anderson, 63, has been identified as the man killed in a motorcycle crash in Devonshire on Monday afternoon. Mr Anderson was driving a rental scooter along South Road when it collided with a car travelling in the opposite direction near Brimstone Hill at around 5pm. His 11-year-old granddaughter…

Kevin Richards Joins Board Of Shipping Group

Source: Bernews BDA’s Kevin Richards, Business Development Manager for International Commerce, has been named to the Board of the Bermuda International Shipping Association [BISA]. “I’m delighted to join the Board of BISA, which is an important part of Bermuda’s shipping ecosystem,” said Richards. “Historically, BISA has been a strong voice in Bermuda’s… Link:

Richards joins shipping association board

Source: The Royal Gazette Kevin Richards has joined the board of the Bermuda International Shipping Association. Mr Richards is a business development manager with the Bermuda Business Development Agency, and one of his areas of focus is shipping. He described the shipping association as an important part of Bermudas shipping ecosystem. He added. ..

AC Endeavour Junior Regatta: O’pen BIC

Source: Bernews Against the backdrop of the 35th America’s Cup, 32 O’pen BIC sailors, aged 10 to 15, participated in the O’pen BIC class in the America’s Cup Endeavour Junior Regatta. The kids and their parents represented ten different nations from around the world, and hailed the event as the “experience of… Link:

Retail sales climb 2.3

Source: The Royal Gazette Retail sales increased 2. 3 per cent in value in April, just over 2 million higher than the same month a year ago. Total retail sales were estimated at 94. 8 million. The volume of retail sales was up 1. 4 per cent year-on-year. Five of the seven sectors experienced…

Police Confirm Death Of Brian Anderson

Source: Bernews Marking the seventh road fatality of the year, the police confirmed the death of 63-year-old American visitor Brian Anderson, who died following a collision yesterday. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 63 year old Brian Anderson and extends sincere condolences to his… Link:

Retail Sales Increase 2.3% In April 2017

Source: Bernews Retail sales in April 2017 increased 2.3% above the $92.7 million recorded in April 2016 and when adjusting for the annual retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 0.8% in April – the volume of retail sales increased 1.4%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Five of… Link:

Watch Team BDA live

Source: The Royal Gazette Team BDA are in action in the finals of the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup. You can watch here live on your mobile site httpsyoutu. be9RazJriBJ5M Link: Watch Team BDA live

Election Burch targets key Warwick seat

Source: The Royal Gazette Former Cabinet minister David Burch is expected to be officially announced as the Progressive Labour Partys candidate for Warwick North Central. Mr Burch ran in the constituency a key marginal seat in the last General Election, losing by just ten votes to the One Bermuda Alliances Wayne Scott. It is…

Pembroke man charged with wounding

Source: The Royal Gazette A Pembroke man appeared in court today accused of a stabbing on Front Street. Trenton Williams, 19, was charged in Magistrates Court with unlawfully wounding Eric Thomas with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. Mr Thomas suffered multiple stab wounds and a collapsed lung as a result of the incident,…

Catherine White New Print Series At &Partners

Source: Bernews Contemporary gift and design store & Partners — located at 46 Par-la-Ville Road in Hamilton — said they are thrilled to announce the release of a new series of limited edition Bermuda inspired prints by Bermudian artist and Interior Designer Catherine White. There will be an event to celebrate the… Link:

Union issues labour wish list

Source: The Royal Gazette The Bermuda Trade Union Congress has called on the next Government to establish and maintain a healthy balance between the interests of business and the interests of workers. The BTUC put out a press release pointing to complaints over a number of years about unemployment, low wages and an increased…

Butterfield Vallis sales break records

Source: The Royal Gazette Butterfield amp Vallis enjoyed a record-breaking month of May in the run-up to the Americas Cup, seeing sales volume surge and more than 2,300 hours of overtime paid to staff. The food wholesaler and distributor said it also hired 24 extra Bermudian staff to cover the Americas Cup period. The…

RQ announces two deals in two days

Source: The Royal Gazette Randall amp Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd has announced two loss portfolio transfer reinsurance contracts in successive days. The deals will transfer around 90 million in undiscounted liabilities to the Bermudian-based insurance services and investment company. The first LPT, announced yesterday, involves a reinsurance contract. .. Link: RQ announces two

Photo Set #3: Heroes Weekend Parade Of Bands

Source: Bernews Bright coloured outfits, music and dancing were the order for the day as thousands of people made their way to the east end on Monday [June 19] to attend the Bermuda Heroes Weekend ’Last Lap’ Parade of Bands at Southside. The streets of Southside were lined with canopies and saw spectators flock in… Link:

Volleyball: BVA Junior Men Host Tournament

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Volleyball Association’s Junior Men’s team hosted a tournament inside the Warwick Academy Gymnasium as preparation for a tournament in July. Game 1 – Court 1 21 Agila 19 JNT White Game 2 – Court 2 15 Mulawin 21 MNT Game 3 – Court 1 11 JNT Blue 21… Link:

Edward Cross Long Distance Race Results

Source: Bernews Stephen Dickinson was crowned the 2017 Edward Cross Long Distance Race Champion, a title he has claimed five years in a row and for the 20th time. Dickinson proved he has what it takes to out think and out sail the field, he got off to a flying start and… Link:

Apply For Tomasz Tabor Hospitality Scholarship

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Hospitality Institute is calling all young, aspiring hospitality students to apply for its annual Tomasz Tabor Hospitality Scholarship, with applications due in before June 30. Launched in 2014, the scholarship was created to honor the life of beloved local chef Tomasz Tabor, who lost his life in a… Link:

BTUC: Balance Interests Of Business & Workers

Source: Bernews The next Government “must establish and maintain a healthy balance between the interests of business and the interests of workers,” the BTUC said, suggesting that the next Government develop and implement measures including a living wage, workforce development plan, unemployment insurance, and cost of living adjustments for all workers. “The… Link:

‘Record Breaking’ Month For Butterfield & Vallis

Source: Bernews Butterfield & Vallis said they are “celebrating a record-breaking month of business due to the 35th America’s Cup.” “The America’s Cup and the Tall Ships Festival have created an exciting atmosphere and driven an appreciable increase in food sales in May, resulting in record sales for the local food distribution company.… Link:

Head Candy Striper Ingham wins top award

Source: The Royal Gazette The hospital experience is a little bit brighter for patients thanks to new Head Candy Striper Kenyari Ingham. Ingham, 17, from Hamilton, was awarded the Penny Ray Achievement Award after displaying the dedication, compassion, and leadership skills that embody what it means to be a candy striper. The MSA graduate…

Somers the big winner on BSX

Source: The Royal Gazette Somers Ltd was the big winner in a quiet week of trading on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The financial-services holding company and owner of Bermuda Commercial Bank gained 50 cents, or 4 per cent, to rebound from its 52-week low and close last Friday at 13, as 212 shares changed…

If music be the food of love

Source: The Royal Gazette Henrietta Bascombe knocked on James Beans door only days after his wife Pamela was buried. Six years later, they were hitched. She hadnt been looking for a husband the Salvation Army had sent her as a member of the West End Community Church, to minister the Sandys resident through his…

Diving firm enjoys hull-cleaning bonanza

Source: The Royal Gazette Former US Navy chief boatswain Dean Bottomley is riding the crest of a wave thanks to the Americas Cup. For Captain Bottomley, of the family-owned specialist diving firm First Division Maritime Consulting and Services, landed the lucrative contract to clean the hulls of the majestic J Class sailing yachts anchored…

Ingham Love from island is tremendous

Source: The Royal Gazette Mustafa Ingham is happy to play a key supporting role in the feel-good movie that has been Team BDAs Red Bull Youth Americas Cup journey. Ingham and his team-mates won the hearts of a nation with their stirring displays during the qualifying series and return to the Great Sound today…

TeamBDA To Race In Youth America’s Cup Finals

Source: Bernews After advancing through the qualifying round, Bermuda’s Youth America’s Cup team will be competing in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup finals, which are set to get underway today [June 20]. Premier Michael Dunkley said, “I wish the team the very best and I’m so proud of them and how they… Link:

CURB Gives Presentation To Hamilton Rotary

Source: Bernews Lynne Winfield from Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] recently made a presentation to the Hamilton Rotary about the “Truth & Reconciliation Community Conversations” [TRCC] announced in early January. Ms Winfield said, “There needs to be an opportunity for diverse Bermudians to meet, share experiences and dialogue about race in… Link:

NACAC Team Win Medals & Trophies In Trinidad

Source: Bernews The NACAC Age Group Team returned home to Bermuda with several medals and trophies after making an excellent showing at the NACAC Age Group Championships in Trinidad. “We would like to really thank everyone who made it possible for this team to travel to this event as these athletes have… Link:

Joanne Ball-Burgess ‘Sky Dance’ Images

Source: Bernews Bermudian Joanne Ball-Burgess, also known as Judge Jo-1, who rose to fame through the East African dance show Sakata, just released a set of images titled ‘Sky Dance.’ The images, taken by photographer Migwa Nthigah, show the Bermudian dancer surrounded by loose sheets as if floating in the air. Burgess posed for these… Link:

Motorcyclist dies after Devonshire crash

Source: The Royal Gazette A 63-year-old motorcyclist has died following a crash in Devonshire this afternoon, marking the islands seventh road fatality this year. His pillion passenger, a ten-year-old girl, was also injured and is now receiving treatment at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, according to the Bermuda Police Service. The collision involved a.…

Cox targets Devonshire voters on YouTube

Source: The Royal Gazette Paula Cox has reached out to voters in Devonshire North West in a series of videos posted online over the weekend. The former premier, who was unhappy to have been overlooked in favour of Wayne Caines as the Progressive Labour Party candidate for Constituency 14, hinted last week that she…

Photos: Heroes Weekend Parade Of Bands

Source: Bernews Thousands of people made their way to the east end today [June 19] fighting long lines of slow moving traffic to either watch the finish of the Edward Cross Long Distance Comet Race in St. George’s or attend the Bermuda Heroes Weekend ’Last Lap’ Parade of Bands at Southside. The streets of Southside… Link:

Explosive disposal rescheduled for tomorrow

Source: The Royal Gazette The detonation of unexploded military objects near Chaplin Bay will take place tomorrow. Bermuda Police Service and Royal Bermuda Regiment members had planned to dispose of the items confirmed as military ordnance from the Second World War last Friday, but the operation was postponed due to sea conditions. Police say…

PLP joins in honouring national heroes

Source: The Royal Gazette The Progressive Labour Party has joined in honouring Bermudas national heroes. In a statement issued this afternoon, Opposition leader David Burt said there can be no coincidence that the majority of Bermudas honoured heroes championed the needs of the many, not the few and shattered many ceilings to do so.…

Tropical Storm Bret Forms In The Atlantic

Source: Bernews Tropical Storm Bret is “not a threat to Bermuda at this time,” the Bermuda Weather Service said today [June 19], with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs forecast to be 1223 nm to the south, at 3.00am on Wednesday, June 21st. Graphic courtesy of the BWS: The latest forecast from… Link:

Another Attempt To Remove Old WWII Ordnance

Source: Bernews Sea conditions prevented the Joint Services Explosives Ordnance Disposal [JSEOD] team from detonating military ordnance from World War II that was recently discovered in the Chaplin Bay area, however another attempt will be made on Tuesday, 20th June. A police spokesperson said, “Sea conditions on Friday 16th June prevented the… Link:

Parade of the Bands draws huge crowds

Source: The Royal Gazette Revellers dressed in their carnival best descended on the East End this afternoon for the Bermuda Heroes Weekend Parade of Bands 2017. Sporting glittering costumes and colourful headdresses, thousands of partygoers danced their way from Number 2 Gate to Clearwater Beach. More still headed to St Davids to watch as…

Police: 63-Year-Old Man Dies Following Collision

Source: Bernews [Updated: Police confirm the male rental cycle rider, believed be a 63-year-old man, has died] At around 5pm today [June 19] emergency services attended a collision on South Road in Devonshire near Turk’s Head Lane, and traffic is being diverted away from the scene until further notice. A police spokesperson… Link:

Crockwell Funeral Service To Be Live Streamed

Source: Bernews [Updated] A memorial service for Shawn Crockwell is taking place this evening [June 19] and the funeral is scheduled for 4:00pm tomorrow at the Southampton Seventh-day Adventist Church, and both are scheduled to be live streamed online here. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made… Link:

Weather Forecast For Tuesday June 20

Source: Bernews Tuesday, June 20 is expected to see intervals of clouds and sunshine, with the high to be near 28°C/82°F and the low to be near 24°C/75°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be south. The relative humidity is expected to be near 78%. Sunrise will be at 6.12am… Link:

Videos: Online Video Messages From Paula Cox

Source: Bernews Over the last 24 hours, three videos have been posted on a Youtube account called “PC Elect” showing former Premier Paula Cox delivering National Heroes Day and Father’s Day messages, with the videos making references to Constituency 14. In one video, Ms. Cox said, “Good day to the constituents of… Link:

PLP: ‘Heroes Championed Needs Of Many’

Source: Bernews “On National Heroes’ Day, the PLP joins with the People of Bermuda and the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs in honouring Bermuda’s National Heroes,” Opposition Leader David Burt said. Mr Burt said, ““There can be no coincidence that the majority of Bermuda’s honoured heroes championed the needs of the… Link:

Motorists warned to expect traffic delays

Source: The Royal Gazette Police are reminding motorists to expect delays as the Bermuda Heroes Weekend festivities continue in St Davids. With thousands making their way to the East End, traffic congestion is being reported as far back as Hamilton Parish. A spokesman said Motorists, particularly those living andor travelling in the East End…

PLP suspends campaign for Crockwell funeral funeral

Source: The Royal Gazette The Progressive Labour Party will be suspending its campaign tomorrow out of respect for the funeral of Shawn Crockwell. The service for the 47-year-old independent MP, who was found dead at his home in Hamilton Parish on Saturday, June 10, will take place at 4pm at Southampton Seventh-day Adventist Church…

Campaign Suspended Due To Crockwell Funeral

Source: Bernews The PLP will suspend campaigning tomorrow [June 20] out of respect for the funeral of MP Shawn Crockwell. A spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party will be suspending its campaign on Tuesday, June 20th out of respect for the funeral of Hon. Shawn Crockwell. “The Party wishes the Crockwell family… Link:

Photos: BHW Parade Of Bands Underway

Source: Bernews [Updated with more photos] The Bermuda Heroes Weekend got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event at the National Sports Centre on Friday [June 16], continuing with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday [June 17], the Pan in the Park at Victoria Park on Sunday [June 18]. The J’Ouvert celebration took place from 3.00am… Link:

Superdad has given his children belief

Source: The Royal Gazette When his children were falling, he picked them up and when they didnt believe in themselves, he gave them strength. Tributes have been paid to Hilton Wolfe, Bermudas Father of the Year 2017, an extraordinary father of four who was celebrated at a special event hosted by Gina Spence Productions…

Heroes Weekend The party continues

Source: The Royal Gazette For many, the Bermuda Heroes Weekend has felt like the party that never ends. The Super Hero JOuvert, which ran from 3am to 8am today, gave revellers the chance to show off their stamina in a festive atmosphere at Bernard Park. It followed a Pan in the Park event at…

Learn about superyacht tourism this week

Source: The Royal Gazette Two public information sessions on superyacht tourism will take place this week. The first is at the World Heritage Centre, St Georges, tomorrow, from 9am to 10. 30am. It will be followed by the J Class Regatta spectating at Fort St Catherine from 11. 30am. The second session is at…

Royal Palms Tourism never been brighter

Source: The Royal Gazette Property managers at Royal Palms Hotel believe the Americas Cup has provided a positive impact on their business operations. Co-owner Nicholas Weare said in a press release Were enjoying a very successful year with May and June being particularly busy. All of this year has been up for us and…

Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend J’Ouvert

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Heroes Weekend kicked off with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event at the National Sports Centre on Friday, continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday, the Pan in the Park at Victoria Park on Sunday, and the J’Ouvert celebration from 3.00am until 8.00am this morning [June 19]… Link:

Armstrong guides Rangers to another victory

Source: The Royal Gazette ltbgtSouthampton Oval Southampton won toss Southampton beat Cleveland by six wicketsltbgtSouthampton Rangers made it two wins out of two after dismissing Cleveland for just 156 in 44. 2 overs yesterday, before Ian Armstrong and Ricardo Brangman led the run chase with 40 and 37 respectivelyThe pair shared in a crucial.…

Burling driven by massive feel-good factor

Source: The Royal Gazette Peter Burling is thrilled that Emirates Team New Zealand were able to reward the travelling army of Kiwis and those watching at home with another pair of wins in the Americas Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton. The helmsman said he has been blown away by the hordes of flag-wearing…

St Davids chalk up third win

Source: The Royal Gazette ltbgtSt Johns Field St Davids won toss St Davids beat Western Stars by 24 runsltbgtSt Davids held their nerve in the final ten overs to win a close match over a Western Stars side hoping to repeat last years shock result at the same ground. St Davids posted 288 for…

Its not over yet, pleads Spithill

Source: The Royal Gazette Jimmy Spithill, the Oracle Team USA skipper, said it is far too early to write off his team who have yet to get off the mark in their Americas Cup defence against challenger Emirates Teams New Zealand. The defenders of the Auld Mug are down 3-0 in the best-of-13 series…

DeSilva leads charge for Somerset

Source: The Royal Gazette ltbgtSea Breeze Oval Somerset won toss Somerset beat Baileys Bay by seven wicketsltbgtCaptain Jordan DeSilva scored 106 not out from 132 balls and Joshua Gilbert 45 not out as Somerset sent Baileys Bay crashing to a third straight defeat at home. Bay posted 171 all out in 48. 5 overs…

Cricket: Premier & First Division Results

Source: Bernews Somerset Cricket Club, St. David’s Cricket Club, St. George’s Cricket Club, Warwick Workmen’s Club, and Somerset Bridge all recorded victories in this weekend’s Premier and First Division cricket action. Premier Division Somerset Cricket Club Win by 7 Wickets: Bailey’s Bay 171 Somerset Cricket Club 172/3 At the Sea Breeze Oval,… Link:

Celebrating Our Bermuda National Heroes

Source: Bernews Bermuda is celebrating National Heroes Day today [June 19], honouring those who have made “significant positive contributions to the growth and development of society,” with Bermuda’s National Heroes including Dame Lois Browne-Evans, Dr. E.F. Gordon, Dr. Pauulu Kamarakafego, Sir Henry Tucker, Mary Prince, Gladys Morrell, Sir E.T. Richards, and Sir… Link:

IAC Ending Gang Violence & Exploitation Forum

Source: Bernews The Interagency Committee for Children and Families [IAC] in partnership with the Interagency Community Response [ICR] taskforce and Family Centre’s Youth Development Zone [YDZ] is announcing a public forum on Ending Gang Violence and Exploitation. “Participants will discuss barriers and solutions to barriers in the availability of services for disenfranchised… Link:

Big Winner In Marion Bermuda Race: “Selkie”

Source: Bernews [Written by Laurie Fullerton] Bostonian G.J. “Chip” Bradish and his crew of three—Max Mulhern [Navigator], George Dyroff [Watch Captain] and Peter Sidewater [Crew] topped the overall awards list this year with the performance of his Class D, “Selkie”, a Morris Yachts Ocean. They took home the Founders Trophy, awarded to… Link:

Video: Bernews Morning Newsflash For June 19th

Source: Bernews Bermuda Heroes Weekend events underway, ”Queen of Soca” Alison Hinds performs at America’s Cup Village, Hall of Fame athlete George Sousa dies at 86, Goslings Stormy Ginger Beer overseas sales increase 23.3%, and Team New Zealand take 3-point lead in the America’s Cup Match Finals are some of the stories in this morning’s… Link:

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings Of Assured Guaranty

Source: Bernews Rating company A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ [Superior] and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “aa” of Assured Guaranty Re Overseas Ltd. [AGRO] [Bermuda]. The outlook of these Credit Ratings [ratings] is stable. A statement from the ratings agency said, “The ratings reflect AGRO’s strong… Link:

Photos, Videos, Results: AC Match Finals Day 2

Source: Bernews Competition resumed today [June 18] in the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, with Oracle Team USA looking to seize back the advantage gained by Emirates Team New Zealand on day one. However, it was day two to the Kiwis again, with Emirates Team New Zealand recording two more… Link:

Video: BHW Continues With Pan In The Park

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Heroes Weekend events continued today [June 18] with the ’Pan in the Park’ event in Victoria Park in the City of Hamilton. BHW will continue tomorrow with the J’Ouvert Celebration from 3.00am until 8.00am at Bernard’s Park, and the Parade of Bands will be held on Monday at Southside… Link:

Cycling: BBA Time Trial Championships Results

Source: Bernews Dominique Mayho and Ashley Estwanik were crowned the adult national time trial champions and Matthew Oliveira and Alyssa Rowse won the junior titles at the Bank of Bermuda Foundation Time Trial Championships which was held this morning [June 18] in Southside. Mahyo clocked a winning time of 43:11.267, Anthony Bartley… Link:

Cycling: BBA Time Trial Championships Results

Source: Bernews Dominique Mayho and Ashley Estwanik were crowned the adult national time trial champions and Matthew Oliveira and Alyssa Rowse won the junior titles at the Bank of Bermuda Foundation Time Trial Championships which was held this morning [June 18] in Southside. Mahyo clocked a winning time of 43:11.267, Anthony Bartley… Link:

Oracle in a hole and back to the drawing board

Source: The Royal Gazette Emirates Team New Zealand condemned Oracle Team USA to another pair of crushing defeats on day two of the Americas Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, yesterday. The Kiwis were simply imperious, once again dominating in the start box before opening unassailable leads over an impotent-looking Oracle, who have lost…

Goslings Stormy Ginger Beer Sales Increase

Source: Bernews Castle Brands, an international marketer of premium drinks brands, reported their latest financial results, and in doing so, said that sales of Goslings Stormy Ginger Beer increased 23.3% to $20.0 million from $16.2 in the prior year “due to strong sales in the U.S. and international markets.” “In March, Goslings… Link:

Futsal Federation All-Star Game Results

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Futsal Federation held their Men’s and Women’s All Star Games, and presented their awards. The Women’s All-Star Game saw the Yellow Team defeat the Blue Team by a narrow margin. The game started out slowly with both teams having difficulty scoring and at the end of the first… Link:

America’s Cup Match Day Two To Get Underway

Source: Bernews Competition resumes today [June 18] in the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, with Jimmy Spithill’s Oracle Team USA looking to seize back the advantage gained by Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand on day one in Sunday’s two races, scheduled to start at 2.00pm AST. The Challengers to… Link:

Photos: Girls Cricket Primary & Middle All Stars

Source: Bernews The 2017 Axis Girls Primary and Middle School All Star Championships recently took place, with the island’s young female cricket players showcasing their skills. 2017 Axis Girls Primary School All Star Champions West 76 – won by 26 runs, Captain: Sanaa Berkeley 2017 Axis Girls Primary School All Star Runners… Link:

Spithill Well come out swinging

Source: The Royal Gazette Jimmy Spithill, the Oracle Team USA skipper, has vowed to come out swinging during todays third and fourth races of the 35th Americas Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton. Oracle got their title defence off to a horrendous start, losing todays opening two races with a luke-warm display they would…

Video: Sunday June 18th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Source: Bernews News that Bermuda’s Youth America’s Cup team qualified for the finals, Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda honoured Candy Stripers for their service, 19 teachers completed the two-year Bermuda Teacher Induction Programme, and Antoine Jackson was awarded the 2017 Deloitte Scholarship were all some of the positive news stories from the past… Link:

Video: Cruise Passengers Make It Just In Time

Source: Bernews Two cruise ship passengers had to rush to board the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship in Dockyard, with the cruise ship having closed the door already, however lowered the gangway again and let them board. In posting the video online, the Port Bermuda Webcam, “Two very lucky young ladies reached Heritage Wharf,… Link:

Berkeley students discover the world of business

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermudas Virtual Enterprises International programme has been taking Berkeley Institute students out of the classroom and into the world of business. And their efforts have led to scholarships overseas worth thousands of dollars. The Association of Bermuda International Companies, which introduced the initiative locally, has. .. Link: Berkeley students

Burling and Kiwis claim advantage

Source: The Royal Gazette Peter Burling, the Emirates Team New Zealand helmsman, has sounded an ominous warning to Oracle Team USA after insisting that the challengers are only going to improve. The Kiwis moved into a 1-0 lead over Oracle after winning the first two races of the Americas Cup in the Great Sound…

Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Raft Up

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Heroes Weekend line-up of events continued today [June 17] with the BHW Raft Up held at Shelly Bay Beach this afternoon. The Raft Up saw boats anchoring in the area and people either gathering on the beach or making their way by swimming to get closer to the… Link:

“PURE The White Party” Set For Tomorrow

Source: Bernews All systems are go for one of Bermuda Heroes Weekend most anticipated event , the ‘PURE The White Party.’ A spokesperson said, “This years the event will be held Sunday June 18 on the Patio at Pier 6, Front Street. This is a much smaller but more upscale venue. Rowan… Link:

Photos: Marlins & Cubs Win YAO Baseball Games

Source: Bernews [Updated with photos] The YAO Baseball League continued this weekend with a double header which saw the Marlins defeat the Angels 22-5 and Cubs defeat the Angels 12-9. Marlins Outhit Angels 22-5 The Marlins beat the Marlins this afternoon 22-5, in the final weekend of the regular season for the Babe Ruth Division.… Link:

Photos, Videos, Results: America’s Cup Match

Source: Bernews It is advantage Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand at the end of day one of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton. The Kiwi Challengers to Jimmy Spithill’s Oracle Team USA took back-to-back victories in the first two races of the final stage of the 35th America’s… Link:

Dominant Kiwis lay down marker

Source: The Royal Gazette Emirates Team New Zealand started the 35th Americas Cup Match on the front foot, sweeping the opening two races against defender Oracle Team USA in the Great Sound today to lay down a marker. The Kiwis came out firing on all cylinders, winning both starts and leading their rivals around…

Heroes Weekend in full swing

Source: The Royal Gazette Its been fun in the sun for crowds of revellers who have been making the most of the Bermuda Heroes Weekend activities. About 100 boats floated in the usually peaceful waters off North Shore for a raft up party amid a festive atmosphere at Shelly Bay during the afternoon. Music…

Strong starts give Kiwis advantage

Source: The Royal Gazette ltbgtAmericas Cup Match, presented by Louis VuittonRace 1 Emirates Team New Zealand beat Oracle Team USA by 030ltbgtThe course was 6-F, six legs and one to the finish, Seven legs total. The score going into Match 1 was Oracle 0 New Zealand -1. When asked about that minus-one starting point.…

The tactical battle, not speed, is king

Source: The Royal Gazette The game is on. The gloves are off. Challenger Peter Iceman Burling and crew aboard ltigtNew Zealandltigt and Jimmy Pitbull Spithill with his mates aboard ltigt17ltigt for Oracle Team USA are ready for a bare-knuckle battle. There will be no holds barred, no second place. According to race director Iain…

Ministry Launch Tax Information Reporting Portal

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Government launched a new Tax Information Reporting Portal, saying it is an “important and necessary initiative arising out of new international requirements.” “The Ministry of Finance is taking steps to ensure Bermuda is in compliance with the latest global tax cooperation standards,” a spokesperson said. “Deputy Premier and Minister of… Link:

Advisory: Road Works Set For June 20 – 23

Source: Bernews The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public about upcoming road works that will take place from Tuesday, June 20th to Friday, June 23rd. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works wishes to advise the public of the following upcoming road works: “On Tuesday & Wednesday 20th… Link:

The story behind number 17 …

Source: The Royal Gazette In 2010, the name was USA 17 and in 2013 just 17. Back in mid-March, Oracle Team USA were asked Why is Oracles Americas Cup Class boat named 17? Is 17 a lucky number? The Oracle answer was There is a story there, but well be telling it on our…

Tributes paid to lost dads

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermuda yesterday paid tribute to great dads as well as children who have sadly lost their fathers at a special event at City Hall. The Gina Spence Productions event included speeches by dignitaries, community workers, mentors and fathers during an evening packed with entertainment. Children took part in art and…

Man awaiting deportation freed

Source: The Royal Gazette A Ugandan national awaiting deportation has been released from custody following a court hearing. While the Governor had called for Billy Odoch to be remanded until he can be deported, Puisne Judge Stephen Hellman found that the Governor failed to give a suitable reason for the detention. This does not…

Golf Stroke Play Championships Set For July

Source: Bernews Entries are open for the Bermuda Stroke Play Championships and will be played at Port Royal Golf Course from Friday, July 7th to Sunday, July 9th. A spokesperson said, “Preparations are underway and entries are open for the Bermuda Stroke Play Championships which will be played at Port Royal Golf… Link:

Video: Bernews Morning Newsflash For June 17th

Source: Bernews Shawn Crockwell’s family delivers his parting words to the public with Mr Crockwell explaining the decision was for health reasons and urging the country to come together, Queen’s Birthday Honours List announced, OBA announce four more general election candidates, Bermuda Heroes Weekend gets underway, and man injured after falling off… Link:

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 17

Source: Bernews The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday June 17th. On Saturday the USCG Venturous medium endurance cutter, the Ocean Dream and the Grandeur of the Seas cruise ships are expected, on Sunday the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship and the… Link:

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 16 2017

Source: Bernews June 16 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,041.60, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 61 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF], and the full report for the week is available here… Link:

Crockwell family decision was for health reasons

Source: The Royal Gazette Shawn Crockwell left a message saying his death was for health reasons, his grieving sister told a press conference today. Reading from the message, Juanae Crockwell quoted her brother saying he had Crohns disease, adding that he also wrote I am at peace. This decision was because of health reasons.…

165 People Treated Due To Collisions In May

Source: Bernews 165 victims attended the Emergency Department at KEMH or the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre last month due to road traffic collisions, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] confirmed today. Two were admitted to ICU, and fifteen were admitted to the hospital’s acute wards. From January to May this year, 622… Link:

Butterfield shares gain in New York

Source: The Royal Gazette The Royal GazetteBSX Index closed unchanged at 2,041. 60 after a day of no trading on the Bermuda Stock Exchange today. Butterfield Banks New York Stock Exchange-listed shares gained 6 cents, or 0. 46 per cent, to 34. 95. The BSX Insurance Index ended the day up 3. 89 points,…

Ferson heads Queens Birthday Honours List

Source: The Royal Gazette Ginny Ferson, the Deputy Governor, has headlined a group of six locals who have been acknowledged in the Queens Birthday honours List. Mrs Ferson has been appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, while the Queens Certificate and Badge of Honour have gone to Leleath…

One gets more time to file financial results

Source: The Royal Gazette One Communications has admitted making an error in its six-month unaudited financial statements published last December. And now the Bermuda Stock Exchange has extended the deadline for the telecommunications firm to file its full-year audited financial statements by two months. One said in a filing with the BSX that the…

France squeeze out Denmark for last finals place

Source: The Royal Gazette Day two of the Pool A Qualifiers in the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup once again belonged to Swedens Artemis Youth Racing as they topped the tables with two wins. Heading into the day the Swedish team once again grabbed the headlines with two victories from day twos three races…

Man injured after fall from ladder

Source: The Royal Gazette A man in Paget suffered head and hand injuries after falling from a ladder this afternoon. According to Acting Lieutenant Russann Francis of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, firefighters responded to a report of an industrial accident on Bostock Hill before 5pm. It was reported that a male in…

Stats serve as a road safety reminder

Source: The Royal Gazette The Bermuda Hospitals Board has issued statistics on road traffic incidents as a reminder to the public to stay safe on the roads as the public holiday weekend approaches. The stats show that some 622 road victims required the Emergency Department at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital from January to…

New portal for sharing of tax information

Source: The Royal Gazette The Bermuda Government has created a new portal that meets the islands obligations under automatic exchange of tax information agreements. Bob Richards, the Minister of Finance, said the Tax Information Reporting Portal was essential for the island to adhere to international compliance standards and to protect its status as a…

Photos: Youth America’s Cup Pool A Day #2

Source: Bernews Day Two of the Pool A Qualifiers in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup once again belonged to Sweden’s Artemis Youth Racing as they topped the tables with two wins. Heading into the day the Swedish team once again grabbed the headlines with two victories from day two’s three races… Link:

Videos: Spithill & Burling Before AC Match

Source: Bernews Jimmy Spithill, helmsman of America’s Cup Defender Oracle Team USA and rival helmsman Peter Burling of Emirates Team New Zealand came head to head today [June 16] in the official opening press conference of the 2017 America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton. The two helmsmen spoke about the forthcoming… Link:

2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List Announced

Source: Bernews Her Majesty the Queen, has recognised the following people in her annual Birthday Honours List – Mrs. Ginny Ferson, Ms. Leleath Gloria Bailey,  Dr. William Cooke, Mrs. Cynthia S. Cox, Mrs. Mary Lodge, and Mr. Ian Murdoch. Ginny Ferson OBE Government House is pleased to announce that Deputy Governor Ginny Ferson has been awarded an… Link:

Ricardo Drue & D’ All Starz To Bring Soca Energy

Source: Bernews Bermuda Heroes Weekend kicks off tonight with the highly-anticipated 5 Star Friday Event at Bermuda National Sports Centre. This event is headlined by D’ All Starz, and will feature performances by Blaxx, Ricardo Drue, Teddyson John and Tizzy. Special guest performances will also include Lyrikal, Sekon Sta, King Bubba and… Link:

30 Minute Video: June 16 ZBM Evening News

Source: Bernews 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… Link:

Holiday bus route changed

Source: The Royal Gazette The scheduled bus service on Route 6 towards St Davids will be changed on Monday due to the Bermuda Heroes Weekend Parade of Bands. Route 6 will operate on the SundayHoliday schedule but will not service Pepper Hill Road and Clearwater Beach, instead remaining on Tommy Fox Road and on…

Weather Forecast For Saturday June 17

Source: Bernews Saturday, June 17 is expected to be sunny, with the high to be near 27°C/79°F and the low to be near 23°C/73°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be ESE. The relative humidity is expected to be near 76%. Sunrise will be at 6.11am and sunset will be… Link:

Man Taken To KEMH After Falling Off Ladder

Source: Bernews A man in his 60s was transported to hospital by ambulance after falling approximately 20’ off a ladder this afternoon. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Acting Lieutenant Russann Francis said, “At approximately 4:48pm this afternoon, Friday, June 16, 2017, our 911 Emergency Dispatch Center received a call reporting an industrial… Link:

Central Counties match postponed

Source: The Royal Gazette The Central Counties second round match between Western Stars and Tuff Dogs of the Evening League will be played next Saturday and not tomorrow, the Counties confirmed today. The competition, which has already had a couple of first round postponements, was originally scheduled to host the final on June 24,…

Monday: Somerset to St George’s Comet Race

Source: Bernews The Director of Marine and Ports Services has issued an advisory to all mariners regarding the West End Sailboat Club’s annual long distance comet sailboat race between Somerset and St. George’s on the holiday, Monday, 19th June 2017. “Mariners are advised to give adequate clearance and minimal wake when in… Link:

Bus Service Advisory For Monday, June 19

Source: Bernews On Monday June 19th, scheduled bus service on Route 6 [St. David’s] will be affected by the Bermuda Heroes Weekend Parade of Bands. “Route 6 will operate on the ‘Sunday/Holiday’ schedule but will not service Pepper Hill Road and Clearwater Beach, instead remaining on Tommy Fox Road and on its… Link:

Students Mark Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

Source: Bernews Today, June 15th, marks the 58th anniversary of the start of the Theatre Boycott in 1959, and in observance of this significant milestone, Imagine Bermuda hosted a luncheon for a dozen students, representing schools from across the Island. “This event took place in Flatt’s so that after enjoying a pizza… Link:

BSX holds steady

Source: The Royal Gazette The Royal GazetteBSX Index closed unchanged today at 2,041. 6 after a day of no trading. The Bank of Butterfield lost 8 cents, or 0. 23 per cent, to 34. 79 on the New York Stock Exchange. The BSX Insurance Index ended the day up 3. 89 points, or 0.…

Road collision in Southampton

Source: The Royal Gazette Traffic delays are affecting the Middle Road, Granaway Heights Road, Southampton area following a collision that occurred at 5. 15pm today. According to a Bermuda Police Service spokesman, it appears that three vehicles were involved and initial information suggests that the female driver of one of the vehicles was taken…

Artemis set standard at youth level

Source: The Royal Gazette Artemis Youth Racing laid down a marker by finishing the first day of the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup pool A qualifiers with a pair of wins. The Swedes lead the standings and look well set to reach the finals as one of the top four qualifiers from their pool,…

Team To Dispose Of ‘Unexploded Ordnance’

Source: Bernews The Joint Services Explosives Ordnance Disposal team will conduct an operation off Chaplin Bay tomorrow morning [June 16] to “detonate recently discovered unexploded military ordnance.” A police spokesperson said, “The Joint Services Explosives Ordnance Disposal [JSEOD] team, made up of members of the Bermuda Police Service and Royal Bermuda Regiment,… Link:

Students commemorate theatre boycott

Source: The Royal Gazette The 58th anniversary of the 1959 theatre boycott and the role of the Progressive Group in bringing it about was celebrated by students at a special luncheon today. A dozen students representing schools from across the island not only enjoyed a pizza lunch in Flatts, they also indulged in conversation…

Little ‘Selkie’ Wins Marion Bermuda Overall

Source: Bernews [Written by Talbot Wilson] ‘Selkie’, Chip Bradish’s 1988 Morris Ocean 32.5 footer from Jamaica Plain near Boston, was the overall corrected time winner of Class D and the entire 40th Anniversary Marion Bermuda Race. She was the smallest boat in the race and was sailed using only celestial navigation. ‘Jambi’, the… Link:

Ky-mani Marley to sing at festival

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermuda is set to celebrate the music of Bob Marley at the Marley Festival on June 24. The concert, to be held at Snorkel Park, will feature Ky-mani Marley and Konfrontation, a 12-piece band, performing a collection of his own music along with tributes to his father. And representing the…

Hinds to headline Americas Cup show

Source: The Royal Gazette Queen of Soca Alison Hinds is to bring her high energy show to the Americas Cup Village on Saturday. She will be joined on the main stage by soca and RampB star Ricardo Drue as well as DJ yan Sayeed, Barrie Hype from Miami and DJ Crown Prince who mixes…

Online ad reveals Minors as OBA candidate

Source: The Royal Gazette An online advertisement seems to confirm Fabian Minors as the One Bermuda Alliance candidate for Constituency 13. The ad, running on YouTube, includes Mr Minors alongside previously announced candidates for the party. It introduces him with the caption Fabian Minors Candidate for Constituency #13. What I like about the. ..

Govt Updates Public On Gasoline Spill Recovery

Source: Bernews The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] updated the public on the gasoline spill that occurred at the RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd facility, Ferry Reach on 27 March 2017. A spokesperson said, “Monitoring from the four new monitoring wells in addition to the many existing wells has helped to… Link:

30 Minute Video: June 15 ZBM Evening News

Source: Bernews 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… Link:

BPS: National Heroes Day Weekend Advisory

Source: Bernews The police have advised of traffic restrictions and other advisories correlated with the upcoming Bermuda National Heroes Day holiday weekend, said said they are “seeking the public’s cooperation during the festivities.” Assistant Commissioner of Police Antoine Daniels said, “There are a number of events scheduled for Bermuda National Heroes Day… Link:

Photos & Results: Youth AC Pool A Qualifiers

Source: Bernews Artemis Youth Racing stole the early advantage in the Pool A Qualifiers of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, with the Swedish team finishing the pool’s first day of racing on top of the standings after scoring two first and a third in the day’s three races. With Pool B… Link:

Traffic Delays In Southampton Due To Collision

Source: Bernews [Updated] Due to a collision at around 5.15pm today [June 15], there are traffic delays in the Middle Road, Granaway Heights Road Southampton area. A police spokesperson said, “Motorists are advised to expect traffic delays in the Middle Road, Granaway Heights Road Southampton area until further notice due to a… Link:

Berkeley Institute Steps Up With AP Programme

Source: Bernews The Board of Governors of the Berkeley Institute has announced that the school is now an AP Testing Centre and member of the College Board, offering College Board Advanced Placement courses in 11 subjects, including English Language, English Literature, Spanish, French, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Biology, Computer Science, and… Link:

Weather Forecast For Friday June 16

Source: Bernews Friday, June 16 is expected to see a few clouds early, otherwise mostly sunny, with the high to be near 26°C/79°F and the low to be near 22°C/72°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be north. The relative humidity is expected to be near 74%. Sunrise will be… Link:

Government seeks feedback on fuels policy

Source: The Royal Gazette National fuels policy is the subject of a new government discussion paper and the Department of Energy is now seeking public feedback on it. The policy sets out the governments aims of achieving a mix of fuels that is cost effective and less polluting. The document, which is available on…

Crockwell family Respect our privacy

Source: The Royal Gazette The family of Shawn Crockwell has released a statement thanking the community for their outpouring of love, support and well wishes. The 47-year-old lawyer and independent MP was found dead at his home in Hamilton Parish on Saturday. This afternoon Mr Crockwells sister Juanae Crockwell released a statement on behalf…

PLP rolls out three candidates

Source: The Royal Gazette Dennis Lister III, Quinton Butterfield and Crystal Caesar have been unveiled as Progressive Labour Party candidates for the General Election. All three are set to fight for seats won by One Bermuda Alliance candidates in the 2012 General Election. Mr Lister, a Somerset Trojans footballer and the son of veteran…

Cruise ship visitor fined for cannabis

Source: The Royal Gazette A Pennsylvania woman was fined in Magistrates Court this morning after she admitted possessing cannabis. Florence Drapczynski, 68, of North Wales, pleaded guilty to charges of possessing the controlled drug and drug equipment a pair of pipes. Cindy Clarke, the deputy director of public prosecutions, told the court that at…

Hospital surgeon to speak at Docs for Dinner

Source: The Royal Gazette Dr Fitzroy Hamilton, a Surgical House Officer at the King Eward VII Memorial Hospital, will be the guest speaker at theBermuda Healthcare Services and Brown-Darrell Clinics quarterly Docs for Dinner. The event will take place at Caf Lido on Thursday, June 29. Dr Hamilton has worked at the hospital since…

Wojciechowski joins BDA board

Source: The Royal Gazette The Bermuda Business Development Agency has announced the appointment of Greg Wojciechowski to its board of directors. Mr Wojciechowski, chief executive officer of the Bermuda Stock Exchange for the past 15 years, joined the BDA board this month. On behalf of my fellow directors, I am delighted to welcome Greg…

Clock restoration project completed

Source: The Royal Gazette A 200,000 project to restore the clocks and tide mechanisms on the Clocktower Mall in Dockyard has been completed. The successful completion of the initiative comes as new energy efficient LED lighting has also been installed throughout the historic area. Replacement work for the clock was carried out by the…

US Coast Guard cutter to visit

Source: The Royal Gazette A US Coast Guard cutter patrolling the Atlantic, enforcing fisheries laws and ensuring vessels conform with Safety Of Life At Sea SOLAS regulations, will be visiting the island this week. The ship ltigtVenturousltigt will be moored at Pennos Wharf in St Georges and will be open to the public on…

BHCS & Brown Darrell To Host ‘Docs For Dinner’

Source: Bernews Bermuda HealthCare Services and Brown-Darrell Clinic will be hosting their quarterly “Docs for Dinner’ event at Café Lido, Thursday, June 29th 2017 The guest speaker is Dr. Fitzroy Hamilton, a Surgical House Officer at the King Eward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] since 2013 with several years experience working in general… Link:

Restoration Of Dockyard Clocks Now Complete

Source: Bernews People visiting the Royal Naval Dockyard will once again be able to tell the time without having to glance at their watches. After months of work, the clock and the tide mechanisms at the Clocktower, one of Bermuda’s most recognizable landmarks, are again working. Dockyard is also looking even brighter… Link:

Butterfield & Warner Retire From Ascendant

Source: Bernews In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Ascendant Group Limited announced the retirement of two Directors. The full filing stated, “The Board of Directors of Ascendant Group Limited announces the retirement of Mr. James Butterfield and Dr. Wilbert Warner from the Company’s Board, effective June 9, 2017. Mr.… Link:

US Coast Guard’s Venturous To Visit Bermuda

Source: Bernews The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Venturous is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda this week, as it continues its Living Marine Resources patrol in the Atlantic Ocean, enforcing fisheries laws and ensuring vessels conform with Safety Of Life At Sea [SOLAS] regulations. The cutter will be moored at Penno’s Wharf in… Link:

Belcos ageing generators at breaking point

Source: The Royal Gazette When Belco workers opened up one of the their huge generators known as E3 for a routine overhaul last month, they got a nasty surprise. Inside the heavy oil-burning beast, half of the 16 connecting rods that link the pistons to the crankshaft were seriously worn and had to be…

Boxers crusade to give young fans a fighting chance

Source: The Royal Gazette Nikki Bascome learnt a huge lesson as a teenager there are no handouts in life. The professional boxer is now trying to pass that message on to his young fans. Hes designed a school bag with them in mind. His hope is they take inspiration from whats written on the…

Wells set for date at the Palace

Source: The Royal Gazette Nahki Wells could make his first appearance as a Premier League player against Crystal Palace when Huddersfield Town visit Selhurst Park for their opening match of the season on August 12. Playing in the Premier League has been Wellss ultimate goal since he left the island for England in 2010…

Land Sea fragile treasures

Source: The Royal Gazette With the island under the global spotlight of the 35th Americas Cup, our waters and vistas have never looked so beautiful. It is impossible to ignore that Bermuda is an exceptional setting. Artists have been saying the same for decades, if not centuries. In the current Bermuda National Gallery exhibition,…

American dream Desiree has designs on Atlanta

Source: The Royal Gazette A Bermudian fashion designer is making her final preparations before her work is featured at an Atlanta show. Desiree Riley said she was stunned to discover she had been selected as a featured designer for the Pitch Black Fashion Weekend being held in mid-July. I was asking my parents if…

Emails: Paula Cox, Selection & Constituency #14

Source: Bernews There have been internal discussions within the PLP over former Premier Paula Cox’s bid to be the PLP’s candidate for Constituency #14 Devonshire North West, with emails accessed by media indicating that Ms Cox said “if the Party continues to ignore the PLP C14 Branch’s stated decision I am prepared… Link:

OBA Video Ad: Fabian Minors Is C#13 Candidate

Source: Bernews According to an online advertisement being run by the One Bermuda Alliance on Youtube, Fabian Minors will be their candidate for Constituency #13 Devonshire North Central, a seat currently held by the PLP’s Diallo Rabain who won the seat in a 2016 by-election. The 2016 by-election was prompted by the… Link:

Photos & Results: Superyacht Regatta Day #2

Source: Bernews After light winds on the opening day, the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta fleet revelled in the brisker winds and glorious hot sunshine during the second day of racing. The conditions resulted in more open courses which were set to offer more passing lanes and keep the crews on their toes… Link:

CURB Extends Condolences To Crockwell Family

Source: Bernews Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] have expressed condolences following the passing of MP Shawn Crockwell. A spokesperson said, “On behalf of Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of MP Shawn Crockwell at his untimely and tragic passing. “So many wonderful… Link:

Caribbean Conference: Rights Of Older Persons

Source: Bernews Age Concern Bermuda was present at the United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean’s [ECLAC] convening of the Caribbean preparatory meeting for the Fourth Regional Intergovernmental Conference on Ageing and the Rights of Older Persons. The two-day meeting was convened in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago,… Link:

Somers shares rise 4

Source: The Royal Gazette Financial services holding company Somers Ltd today rose 50 cents to 13 on The Royal GazetteBSX Index. The move, equal to 4 per cent, came after 212 shares changed hands. The Bank of Butterfield was unchanged at 34 after 1,900 shares traded. And utilities firm Ascendant was also unchanged at…

Bank raises lending rates after Fed hike

Source: The Royal Gazette Butterfield Bank has jacked up lending rates by 0. 25 of a percentage point after the US Federal Reserve yesterday raised its short-term rates by the same amount. The base rate for residential mortgages and consumer loans will go up to 4. 5 per cent from 4. 25 per cent.…

Call for investigation into Crockwell death

Source: The Royal Gazette Youth activist Eron Hill has issued a call for an independent investigation into the death of Shawn Crockwell, calling it a necessity for the community. The letter, which was sent to the Governor, John Rankin, along with Michael Dunkley, the Premier, and Senator Jeff Baron, the Minister of National Security,…

Bank Of Butterfield Adjusts Loan Rates

Source: Bernews The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited announced that, in step with today’s 25 basis point increase in the US Federal Funds Rate, the Bank has adjusted its Bermuda Dollar Base Rates on Bermuda Dollar loans. The Bermuda Dollar Base Rate for residential mortgages and consumer loans will increase… Link:

30 Minute Video: June 14 ZBM Evening News

Source: Bernews 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… Link:

Weather Forecast For Thursday June 15

Source: Bernews Thursday, June 15 is expected to see a mix of clouds and sun with the chance of an isolated thunderstorm in the afternoon, with the high to be near 26°C/79°F and the low to be near 23°C/73°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be WNW. The relative humidity… Link:

‘Jambi’ Takes Marion Bermuda Line Honors

Source: Bernews [Written by Talbot Wilson] ‘Jambi’, a new Hinckley Bermuda 50 skippered by John Levinson crossed the finish line off St. David’s Lighthouse at 12:47:00 ADT to take line honors in the 40th Anniversary Marion Bermuda Race. ‘Jambi’ had an unofficial elapsed time of 4 days 23 hours 36 minutes 11 seconds.… Link:

TeamBDA To Be At Harbour Nights Tonight

Source: Bernews After successfully clinching their place in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Finals yesterday, TeamBDA will this evening celebrate by making an appearance at The Bermuda Shop on Front Street during Harbour Nights. The team had a strong showing on Monday and Tuesday in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup… Link:

Bacardi Wins 4th Annual Corporate Blood Drive

Source: Bernews Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] and the Ministry of Health and Seniors today announced that Bacardi is the winner of the Corporate Blood Drive 2016/17. This is the fourth Corporate Blood Drive that has taken place, with this year’s event seeing “the highest ever number of competitors.” A spokesperson said, “Bacardi has been… Link:

Age care issues discussed at UN convention

Source: The Royal Gazette Age Concerns executive director has outlined the islands progress in managing its ageing population. Claudette Fleming highlighted the Bermuda Health Plan, the Long-Term Care Plan and improvements in health insurance coverage, as well as Age Concerns work, at a two-day United Nations Economic Convention. But Dr Fleming said she. ..

BCB Announces Axis MVPs & All Star Teams

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] is congratulating Axis Primary and Middle School MVPS, with the All-Star players set to take part in the Axis Primary and Middle School East vs. West All Star Tournaments tomorrow [June 15] at the National Sports Centre North Field. The Primary and Middle School teams… Link:

Caines to fight for Coxs old seat

Source: The Royal Gazette Wayne Caines, Anthony Richardson and Rose Ann Tucker have been unveiled as Progressive Labour Party candidates for the General Election. Mr Caines, a former senator and Chief of Staff to the Premier, will fight for Devonshire North West, the seat previously held by former premier Paula Cox but won at…

US visitor lost to drowning

Source: The Royal Gazette An 81-year-old tourist from Williamsburg, Virginia, named in the United States press as Tom Power, died yesterday while swimming at the West End. According to the Bermuda Police Service, Mr Power got into difficulty while swimming off Pompano Beach Club in Southampton, at around 11,40am. He was helped to shore,…

New teachers graduate after work placement

Source: The Royal Gazette A group of 19 new teachers has graduated from the Bermuda Teacher Induction Programme after two years of work. And for the first time the programme, which partners new teachers with mentors to ensure ongoing support, has handed out a New Teacher of the Year award to Krystle Paulino. The…

Funeral for Crockwell to be held June 20

Source: The Royal Gazette A funeral for Shawn Crockwell has been announced for 4pm on Tuesday at the Southampton Seventh-day Adventist Church on Middle Road. The 47-year-old lawyer and independent MP was found dead at his home in Hamilton Parish on Saturday. As per protocol, the flag outside the Cabinet Office will be flown…

Video: PLP Announce Three Election Candidates

Source: Bernews [Updated] The PLP held a press conference today [June 14] to announce three election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with Anthony Richardson to run in Constituency #7 Hamilton South, Rose Ann Tucker to run in Constituency #8 Smith’s South, and Wayne Caines set to contest Constituency #14 Devonshire North West.… Link:

Police Confirm Death Of Thomas Power

Source: Bernews The police have confirmed the death of 81-year-old American visitor Thomas Power. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 81-year-old Thomas Power and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Power, said to be from Virginia, got into difficulty while swimming… Link:

Book Signing By Patrice Lynch On Thursday

Source: Bernews Author Patrice Lynch will host a book signing for the book “He Promised He Would Love Me” on Thursday, June 15th at the Kingdom Dynamics Bookstore at First Church of God on North Shore Road from 4:30pm – 7:30pm. A spokesperson said, “Marriage is a beautiful gift from God that comes with many benefits,… Link:

Cruise passengers fined for drug importation

Source: The Royal Gazette Two cruise ship passengers were fined this morning after cannabis was found in their cabins. Stephen Gotter, from Massachusetts, and Susan Cochran, from New Jersey, both pleaded guilty to importing the controlled drug in separate incidents. The court heard that at around 7. 30pm on Saturday, a stewardess on board…

Crash victim airlifted overseas

Source: The Royal Gazette A 32-year-old man involved in a crash in Sandys has been airlifted overseas to receive further treatment. The man, said to be a guest worker, was riding rental cycle when he struck a wall on Somerset Road near the junction with Cambridge Road around 7. 40pm on Monday. He was…

Videos: TeamBDA Advance To Youth AC Finals

Source: Bernews TeamBDA triumphantly sailed their way to the finals of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup after two days of strong racing on the Great Sound. With the support of Bermudians in the America’s Cup Village and on the water, the home team fought hard for their place in the finals… Link:

BPS Appeal For Witnesses: Patrick Dill’s Murder

Source: Bernews Police are  renewing their appeal for information on the circumstances surrounding the death of 26-year-old Patrick Dill, who died following a shooting in May 2016. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is renewing appeals for information on the circumstances surrounding the death of 26 year old Patrick Dill,… Link:

Island marks World Blood Donor Day

Source: The Royal Gazette More than 190 new blood donors signed up with the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre last year, according to Bermuda Hospitals Board consultant hematologist Eyitayo Fakunle. But Dr Fakunle said the hospital only had a few donors that have the rare blood type 0 Rh-negative and more of these are needed…

Proposed Playground At Botanical Gardens

Source: Bernews The Department of Parks is advising the public of a consultation on the addition of a playground to the Botanical Gardens at 169 South Road in Paget. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Parks advises the public of a consultation on the addition of a playground to the Botanical… Link:

Marion Bermuda Race Fleet Down to 42 Boats

Source: Bernews [Written by Talbot Wilson] Tuesday afternoon the fleet in the boat Marion Bermuda Race fleet got smaller by three more boats. Ray Cullum in ‘Frolic’ a McMullen & Wing Dixon 44 was becalmed, Robert Purcell’s ‘Swell’ a Beneteau 40 had no wind and Kenneth Olsen’s ‘Skellum’ an Oyster 47 in persistent… Link:

Awards Ceremony Held For Candy Stripers

Source: Bernews The Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda [HAB], a non-profit organisation which runs the island’s candy striping programme, recently honoured dozens of young volunteers for their dedication, hard work and service to the community. The Candy Stripers, all of whom have served between one and four years with HAB, were presented with… Link:

Footy STAR Program To Begin Sessions In July

Source: Bernews The Footy STAR program will begin with sessions between July 14 and 26, with the program including individual football training; small group football training [4-6 players]; early morning large group football training; goalkeeper sessions; showcase football match; and a nutrition seminar. A spokesperson said, “Field Sessions will be conducted by… Link:

Next PechaKucha To Be Held On June 22

Source: Bernews Pechakucha Bermuda will be held again on June 22, with a line up of eight presenters at Warwick Workman’s Club from 6.30pm to 10.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Pechakucah Bermuda was was launched in 2012 by Nicky Gurret and Aideen Ratteray Pryse and for 6 years they have dedicated their time… Link:

Some Dockyard traders yet to feel AC lift

Source: The Royal Gazette The draw of the Americas Cup Village has left some businesses in Dockyard dealing with a drop in trade. The influx of thousands of visitors to the West End for the sailing spectacle has benefited some establishments, but others told ltigtThe Royal Gazetteltigt that local custom had fallen since the…

Sailors grind inspires workout

Source: The Royal Gazette When you sign up for the Americas Cup workout at the Hamilton Princess Hotel, dont fool yourself. You are not going to come close to emulating the physical superiority of these athletes. Take Ky Hurst, one of the newest members of Oracles team. At 15, he was the youngest person…

What help could be available to the Uighurs?

Source: The Royal Gazette We contacted government agencies, organisations and charities to find out what help could be available to the Uighurs. Government House in Bermuda has been in touch with the UK Home Office about the status of the Uighurs naturalisation applications but could only tell us The Home Office is in direct…

New wine has a Bermuda twist

Source: The Royal Gazette A Bermuda wine merchant is launching a summer ros with a distinctive island flavour. Two Rock Wine Company will tomorrow unveil Raft Up Ros, complete with a label featuring a painting of a typical Bermuda raft up by island artist Jonah Jones. Mat Macdonald of Two Rock, based in Harvey…

After eight years, secrecy still surrounds case

Source: The Royal Gazette It has been eight years since four prisoners were brought to Bermuda from Guantnamo Bay in the dead of night but the cloak of secrecy surrounding their arrival has yet to be lifted. Sunday marked the anniversary of the June 11, 2009 arrival of the Uighurs, but. .. Link:

Time for an agenda reversing wealth gap

Source: The Royal Gazette They say you shouldnt drive forward while looking in the rear-view mirror. Nor, I suppose, is it any good looking ahead but through darkly tinted glass. Yet we enter an election and would be mindful to consider what has, or has not been presented, as a clear agenda going forward.…

Preserve Marriage will not yield to peer pressure

Source: The Royal Gazette Dear Sir,It was my privilege recently to witness a meeting of the much maligned, much derided and now thanks to a solitary judges stroke of her pen implicitly branded hate group known as Preserve Marriage. It was an uplifting spiritual experience to see so many caring members of the community…

PLP Set To Hold ‘Mother & Daughter Sip of Tea’

Source: Bernews PLP Constituency 2 will be hosting their inaugural “A Summertime Mother & Daughter Sip of Tea” on Sunday, June 18 at 3.00pm at Pennos Wharf in the Town of St. George. A PLP spokesperson said, “PLP Constituency 2 will be hosting their inaugural “A Summertime Mother & Daughter Sip of… Link:

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 13 2017

Source: Bernews June 13 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,038.28, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 60 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF]. Related Stories Guide For Investors In Bermuda Stock Market BSX… Link:

Butterfield shares up 1.25 in New York

Source: The Royal Gazette Bank of Butterfield shares rose 43 cents, or 1. 25 per cent, to 34. 91 on the New York Stock Exchange. The Royal GazetteBSX Index remained at 2,038. 28 after a day of no trading. The BSX Insurance Index ended the day up 3. 42 points, or 0. 18 per…

Bermuda’s Team Advance To Youth AC Finals

Source: Bernews [Updated] Bermuda’s team — TeamBDA — made it through to the finals of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, which will take place on June 20th and 21st, after finishing 4th in their group. The races which determined this have just been completed and we will update with further information… Link:

30 Minute Video: June 13 ZBM Evening News

Source: Bernews 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… Link:

Winfield Bermuda prepared to bid on AC36

Source: The Royal Gazette Bermuda will be ready to bid to host the next Americas Cup, according to the ACBDA. Mike Winfield, ACBDA CEO, said The ACBDA, under direction of the Bermuda Government, will be ready to submit a bid should OTUSA be successful and will stand ready to meet with the New Zealand…

Weather Forecast For Wednesday June 14

Source: Bernews Wednesday, June 14 is expected to see sun and a few passing clouds, with the high to be near 26°C/79°F and the low to be near 23°C/73°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be west. The relative humidity is expected to be near 77%. Sunrise will be at… Link:

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