Deputy Commissioner Designate Darrin Simons Passes Course

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Deputy Commissioner Designate Mr Darrin Simons, graduated from the prestigious Strategic Command Course (SCC) n the UK. He received his graduation certificate from the Course Director, Chief Constable Dee Collins, Chief Executive of the College of Policing Mr Mi... Read more

Ascendant Group Ltd Welcomes Ministerial Statement by Walter Roban

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In a statement released this afternoon, the Board of Directors of Ascendant Group Limited said: "The Board welcomes the statement made in the House of Assembly this morning by the Hon. Walter Roban, Minister of Home Affairs on the possible sale of the Ascendant Group. "The Company will continue its... Read more

CURB Backs Plans to Erect Statue to Honour Mary Prince

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Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda (CURB) today backed plans by Government to erect a statue to honour Mary Prince, a former Bermudian slave who was the catalyst in the abolition of slavery in Bermuda and the slave trade in the British Empire of the day. In a statement released today, a spokesp... Read more

Police Confirm Sudden Death of 61-Year-Old Keith Peniston

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The Bermuda Police Service has confirmed the death of 61-year-old Mr Keith Peniston and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. Mr Peniston – said to be of no fixed abode – was found barely conscious, lying on Parliament Street near the junction with Front Street around 9:30pm We... Read more

Minister on Sale of Belco: ‘Maintaining Status Quo or Simply a Marginal Improvement Will Not be Acceptable’

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Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban informed MPs today that Government has placed conditions on any sale of power by Belco by way of the Regulatory Authority, that will require any new owners to adhere to the Integrated Resource Plan - a work in progress and currently under development. In a M... Read more

National Security: Drones Spotted in Restricted Airport No-Fly Zone

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National Security Minister Wayne Caines, informed MPs today that drones have been spotted in restricted airspace surrounding Bermuda; including the airport, despite a 2.3 mile no-fly zone being implemented earlier this month. This after three drone sightings in recent weeks that were suspected of... Read more

Ministry of Transport: Talks Underway ‘To Explore Greener Options And a Less Costly Bus Service’

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Transport Minister Zane DeSilva confirmed today that talks are underway "to explore greener options and a less costly bus service". Updating MPs on the current state of Bermuda's public bus service, the Minister said: "The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between this Ministry and the R... Read more

Ministers Update on the State of Bermuda’s Public School Buildings

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The latest report on the state of Bermuda's public school buildings conducted over a year ago, points up "numerous shortcomings" and outright breaches when it comes down to Occupational Safety and Health requirements and cleanliness. The 42-page report following inspections conducted at all publi... Read more

Bermuda Takes a Big Apple Bite With Street-Side Window Displays at Saks Fifth Avenue

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Bermuda-themed displays are taking to the streets in major metropolitan cities including Manhattan, in "street-side store windows and on the retail floors of Saks Fifth Avenue locations in New York City, Boston and Toronto this month". According to the Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA), "the renewe... Read more

Police Advisory on Another Scam Involving Emails & Phone Calls

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Police advised members of the public today to be ever vigilant regarding phone calls, emails and other correspondence from unknown persons attempting to obtain personal information or other sensitive data. A police spokesperson said: "Once again the Bermuda Police Service would like to remind me... Read more